My friend William Gurstelle told me: "Remember when you assigned me the Make magazine story about the Chaotic Double Pendulum? Well, I always thought that was one of my very best projects. About two years ago, I invented a toy based on that project and called it the Chaos Machine. I've been working with Fat Brain Toys on the project for quite a while and lo and behold, as of today, we're ready to go.
Aervana Travel is a portable wine aerator perfect for anyone who is fond of wine and travel, especially at the same time. This versatile little gadget not only looks gorgeous and is easy to carry, but it also transforms tannic wine into smooth-as-velvet, ambrosial liquid within seconds. Also included is a cute carrying pouch and… READ THE REST
It's that time of year again: check out the Boing Boing Gift Guide for dozens of great ideas for stocking stuffers, brain-hammers, mind-expanders, and terrific toys. The cheapest items are just a few bucks. The most expensive cannout be bought at any price. Happy holidays! 2021 Boing Boing Gift Guide READ THE REST
In the world of connected devices, I now have a Withings Body+ scale. I had a FitBit Aria scale, I got it when they were new and honestly it hated connecting to the internet. In both the home's I've had for the last 10+ years, the scale was always situated someplace odd. In the entryway… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. From your roommate that doesn't know how to use a plate to your dog that manages to track every inch of dirt from the backyard every time it comes back in… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. We simply cannot function without the roasted nectar of the gods passing our lips first thing in the morning. If you're a pour-over type sipper, you know the true importance of… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. From steamy date nights to warm summer evenings filled with s'mores, a flickering flame can make all kinds of magic happen. But if you're walking around with a dinky set of… READ THE REST