Posted by Allison Blackburn

The Leatherman Tread offers 25 tools in a bracelet

So chances are you don’t carry your toolbox around with you all the time but there are times when having the odd tool at hand might come in very handy. If you’re the sort of person who could benefit from having a few tools on them at all times then you may want to look into the Leatherman Tread, a bracelet that features 25 tools in one – it may even be appealing to your fashion senses. [Image Courtesy of Leatherman] The Leatherman Tread doesn’t look out of place either, but it’s probably not the most stylish thing out there. However, it’s not intended to […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Huge underground bike park opening in Kentucky USA

If you are a fan of riding around dirt tracks and hills on a dirt bike then you will wish that you lived in Kentucky in the USA (if you already don’t of course). This is because 100 feet (or 10 storeys) below the ground in Kentucky in what used to be a limestone mine, the first underground bike park is being dug out and it is pretty damn huge. [Image Courtesy of Mega Underground Bike Park] The underground bike park spreads out over 320,000 square feet (29,729 square meters) and this means it is going to be three times the […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Fan recreates working Homer Simpson electric hammer

If you are a fan of The Simpsons you may remember the episode where Homer Simpson is inspired by Thomas Edison to become an inventor. One of the things he tries to build is an electric hammer. Now, Simpson’s fan and laser weapon enthusiast Patrick Priebe has put his skills to use and made a working version of the Homer Simpson electric hammer. [Image Courtesy of Patrick Priebe] Priebe, who in the past has been famous on the internet for making all types of working laser gadgets, built the electric hammer from scratch using aluminium and an 18.5 volt 3,000mAh battery. […]

Posted by Lara Lopes

CocoJet 3D printer lets you print anything… with chocolate!

[Image Courtesy of 3D Systems] 3D printing has been making waves and storms in recent years with its applications in a broad range of engineering disciplines. But as well as engineering application it’s also seen a few uses in the culinary world and this latest one has to be the best;  3D Systems and The Hershey Company have created the CocoJet, a 3D printer that uses chocolate to create impossible geometries. There’s something for everyone with the choice of either white, milk or dark chocolate. The printer allows you to print shapes that would be extremely difficult if not impossible with […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

TerraMec 1 Mini Bulldozer makes yard work fun

There are boy’s toys and then there are the ultimate boy’s toys and the TerraMec 1 Mini Bulldozer falls under the category of the latter. This is one toy that can make yard work seem like fun. If you have ever wanted to get behind the wheel of a bulldozer then this is your chance. Well not an actual full sized bulldozer but a radio controlled one that was specifically designed for yard work, farming and commercial landscaping. [Image Courtesy of Howe and Howe] The TerraMec 1 comes from Howe and Howe and the company describes it as being “the […]

Posted by Lara Lopes

PS4 or Xbox One? Why not both with the Playbox

It’s a question that divides friends and separates the gaming community (not you PC gamers); PS4 or Xbox One? Gamers find themselves having to chose between Sony or Microsoft’s offerings as their main gaming console but what if you could have both in one? Well, if the idea of having both, and being portable, excites you then you might want to check out the Playbox. [Image Courtesy of EDSJunk] Edward Zarick, a hacker of Playstation and Xbox consoles over at EDSJunk blog, has managed to cram an Xbox One and a PS4 into a 22″ Laptop form factor. The size of […]