Entrepreneur and Product Designer Matt Benedetto is an inventing machine. Under the umbrella of "Unnecessary Inventions," he's brought the world a-mazing, and absolutely absurd, creations. His latest pièce de résistance? Fingerless Crocs Gloves. Yup, he's made Crocs that you can wear on your hands. And, no, he didn't cut up a pair of shoes. No, no. These little beauties were 3D-printed. Watch the video to see the entire process to get from idea to prototype. It's impressive!
Imagine a real-life jetpack that propels you forward instead of up. Now imagine roller skating with that jetpack. Imagine no more! Happy Mutant extraordinaire Ian Charnas has made that jetpack, tests it out and then recruits some skating pros to really take it for a ride. I'll be honest, I was worried for all of… READ THE REST
Ceci n'est pas une Jell-O mold That's not chipped beef aspic, it's resin, glitter, and fake foods! I nearly fell over myself when I first saw Elrod's Mexakitsch collection. This Bay Area artist's Jell-O molds are actually lamps, and really fantastic ones at that. Most of the pieces below are already sold but, on Sunday,… READ THE REST
There's no question that artist and engineer Ian Charnas makes cool stuff. But, he's really outdone himself this time. How? Well, he's made a real-life invisibility shield (previously), a nod to the invisibility cloak from Harry Potter. His "Invisa-Shield" is all an illusion, of course, getting its magic primarily from a large lenticular sheet. Want… READ THE REST
The biggest frustration most Bluetooth speaker owners face is when they realize their speaker is completely inadequate for serious booming. They may be perfectly fine for casual, indoor listening, but if you're taking the speaker outside or trying to boost your tunes over the dull roar of a party, you'll need extra horsepower on the… READ THE REST
Digital painting has truly become an art in itself. Even with artists like Andy Warhol creating digital art on a Commodore Amiga back in the mid-80s, digital painting has mostly been a kitschy bit of artistic fun, not stuff to be regarded as a true masterwork. But much has changed over the past decade. Technology… READ THE REST
While it never hurts when your company name becomes a verb, but there's a lot more to Google than a simple web search. Sure, Google's search engine is also the engine that powered the firm into its current position as one of the 10 most valuable companies in America, but the company has spent the… READ THE REST