TomatoRobot

This incredibly fast robot/machine sorts tomato on the fly by swatting down underripe tomatoes. The ripe tomatoes make it to a bath while the slightly yellowed ones go to a reject bin. Video of the TOMRA Sentinel II tomato sorting machine after the break. (more…)

This tiny and lightweight sail is a great addition to any kayaker who paddles in windy areas. Perfect for making speedy downwind travel with its 46-inch sail. The sail is made of rip-stop nylon and the seams are triple-stitched. The middle of the kayak sail is clear so you can see where you are going. Works with kayaks, canoes, inflatables, tandems, and more. Video ...

Posted on May 1 2017 - 8:48am by gchoe
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This tiny tent is billed as a sports pod for watching your favorite game during cold or rainy weather. It has  three clear sides, multiple doors, a front window, ground stakes, and a matching backpack/carry case. Under The Weather MyPod Sports Tent ($99). These portable pods measure 35.5″ x 35.5″ x 58″, weigh less than 7lbs, and POP up and fold back down in seconds. Thanks to the science of thermodynamics and heat transfer, your own body...

Men’s boots are often so function focused that they are lacking in style. This boot is all style, at least in my opinion. The Timberland Men’s Killington Chukka Boot (Walking Shoe) comes in quite a few stylish colors with a two-tone design. The Timberland Killington Chukka has a abrasion-resistant upper that is made of mesh and leather (from an Iwg silver-rated tannery). The PET lining is made of 100-percent recycled material for climate control and breathability. Ortholite footbed for long days with comfort and support....

Posted on Apr 28 2017 - 10:42am by gchoe
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Backup storage pricing has come down so much that you can get 16TB of storage with RAID support for just $499 landed. In this case it is a Western Digital product with two 8TB hard drives that can run RAID 0/1 or JBOD (default setting: RAID 0, data protection – drive mirroring: RAID 1, or operate as two independent drives, aka JBOD). The WD 16TB My Book...

Next time you are at the pool or lake, make sure and bring along your Intex Inflat-A-Bull Pool Toy ($99). Definitely will be the life of the party. You can have timed bull riding competitions in your pool. Dimensions are 96″ x 77″ x 32″. Video of the inflatable bull pool float after the break. ...

Posted on Apr 27 2017 - 11:04am by Russ
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Whether you like it or not, the fidget spinner craze is gaining momentum. No pun intended. Not my thing, but if I had to buy a fidget spinner it would be the Batman version shown here. For one thing, it is very cheap....

If you haven’t already heard the great news, Nordstrom is selling jeans that look pre-soiled and muddy for $425. Phew! I have been looking for these for years, glad someone has finally filled this void. These Nordstrom Mud Jeans are called Barracuda Straight Leg Jeans (makes total sense to me). If this is your type of thing go ahead and send me your favorite pair of jeans and I will muddy them up for just $100. Genius! Heavily distressed medium-blue denim jeans in a comfortable straight-leg fit embody rugged, Americana workwear...

Amazon continues with their quest to take over the world. Their latest product is a camera named the Amazon Echo Look ($200). After watching the Echo Look informational video, I realize that I am clearly not the target market. This isn’t a security camera but more of a wardrobe helper. Ok? Amazon Echo is still built-in so you can ask about the weather,...

The Nubrella is a hands-free umbrella that is worn like a backpack. It is super functional, can take some pretty heavy winds, and will most likely keep you dryer than a traditional umbrella. Those are the good parts. The bad part is that you might get beat up by the mean kids if you know what I mean. More pictures and video of the Nubrella in action after the break.