The ATHENA laser weapon can take down aircrafts, and just about anything else, in just a few quite seconds. This futuristic Star Wars like weapon was developed for the US military by Lockheed Martin. As long as there is a power source the weapon can continue to fire. In other words, it is a gun that never runs out of ammunition. The Lockheed Martin ATHENA (Advanced Test High Energy Asset) can be mounted on boats, vehicles, and more. How does it work? On the most basic level, ATHENA destroys threats with heat. It is similar to when folks...

If you drive a car, it is only a matter of time before a rock gets kicked up and leaves a nice chip or crack on your windshield. Such is life I suppose. Normally when you get a chip in the windshield glass (often called a bullseye, star, or crack) it is an expensive repair or a call to the insurance company. That is no longer the case with this inexpensive windshield chip repair kit at just $8. Read the instructions first and watch a couple of videos before...

BioLite FirePit In Action

We are big fans of the BioLite CampStove 2 and have used it on several trips with great results. The BioLite FirePit $199 (currently on Kickstarter with May 2018 shipping) continues on the tradition of air injected conbustion. This is BioLite’s biggest oven/stove system yet, perfect for sitting around as a campfire or cooking with wood or charcoal. All this goodness with less smoke and a more efficient fire. Sign me up. More after the break. (more…)

François Gissy had a dream. He built that dream. His trike is powered by 35 gallons of water in a carbon fiber wrapped tank with a pressure of 6,000PSI. Uncork this bad boy and it gets to 62MPH in 0.55 seconds. Top speed on the water pressure trike is 162.2MPH before it runs out of pressure. Keep going for video. ...

Posted on Sep 14 2017 - 8:10am by Robby S.

Apple iPhone X Leather Folio

A few days ago Apple announced their latest phones, the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and the most expensive iPhone yet… the iPhone X. All of these phones have glass on the front and back so a case might not be a bad idea.

This official Apple iPhone X Leather Folio ($99) will help to protect the front and back of your phone while simultaneously making Steve Jobs roll over in his grave. He never was a fan of covering up the phones. It is available in Cosmos Blue, Taupe, Berry, and Black.

Here is what Apple has to say about the iPhone X Folio –

Crafted from specially tanned and finished European leather for a luxurious look and feel, the iPhone X Leather Folio fits snugly around your iPhone. Open it and your iPhone X wakes up. Close it and it goes to sleep. Inside there’s a soft microfiber lining for even more protection, and space to hold your bills, small notes, and several cards. And you can keep it on all the time, even when you’re charging wirelessly.

Posted on Sep 14 2017 - 8:01am by gchoe

Giant Sharpie Pool Inflatable Float Schnoodle

This giant inflatable Sharpie pool float ($9) is pretty awesome. Not sure if it will hold a person without folding in half, but it is still neat.

Since, I am sure, Sharpie has nothing to do with this pool float it is being called a Schnoodle. This Giant Schnoodle is 6-feet long, made of vinyl, and has what is described as detailed artwork. You know you want one.

Posted on Sep 13 2017 - 10:23am by gchoe

That is it, I am selling my legos. This guy is a level 10 and I am somewhere near a 1. Worth a watch of this quick video showing a wooden lego rollercoaster (after the page break). ...

The Honda 150SS Racer is a new concept bike, not a Honda Grom with mods. The Honda 150SS Racer was unveiled, as a concept (for now), at the Bangkok Motor Show this year. From the looks of it, the engine is from a Honda CBR150R which is a much sportier beast than the Grom’s motor. It is half retro and half modern/futuristic. Some key features of yesterday include disc style wheels, solid brake rotors, and a round headlight. On the modern side of things there is a rear mounted gyroscopic camera, a clear race number holder, and a under-body...

Another strange one from the “you can’t make this stuff up” section. Apparently Dain Yoon has too much time on her hands (get it) and made this creepy set of selfie fingernails. The hair makes them look like mini voodoo dolls to me. Either way, I hope this doesn’t become a trend. More pictures of these selfie fingernails with hair after the break. ...

Posted on Sep 11 2017 - 9:36am by Pete M

Here in California the mosquitos are doing quite well, unfortunately. The amazing rains we had this year have boosted mosquito breeding grounds. Sitting outside can be challenging if you are near any wooded areas. This Light Bulb Bug Zapper ($13) does double duty. It is a an effective bug zapper and also has a 12W LED lightbulb. It can be run in bug...