If you want to know the time, you use a clock, a watch, or a smartphone. If you want to measure the length of an object, you use a tape measure. But it appears this tape measure didn’t get the memo, as it’s actually a clock.
These days, it’s important that we maintain our distance to prevent the spread of the deadly COVID-19 virus. While the best thing you can do is just stay home, sometimes you have to go out to buy groceries or other essentials.
Baby Yoda (aka “The Child”) is arguably the most adorable character in the history of Star Wars. We love his expressions, his curiosity, and the fact that he also has badass Jedi powers. LEGO has their own official Baby Yoda minifig in the works, but the only way to get one initially will be with the $129 Razor Crest model, and even then you’ll have to wait until September to get one.
Who doesn’t love shiba inu dogs? We have a couple of them living next door to us, and they’re the cutest. And then there’s the classic Doge internet meme, with his adorable thoughts like “wow” and “so scare.”
With everyone doing video conferences to keep in touch these days, we’re getting a look into everyone’s homes. If you don’t want people to see how much of a slob you are, or just don’t want them to see your stuff, a good virtual background can come in handy.
When it comes to digital clocks, they typically use segmented or dot-matrix displays in order to tell the time. But one thing most of these displays have in common is that have no moving parts. Not so with this unusual timepiece, which looks like a digital display, but is actually mechanical.
Between the coronavirus outbreak and the impact it’s having on lives and livelihoods, there’s a lot of stress in our world these days. While they’re not going to solve any big problems, stress balls can help you work out some of your tension.
Furniture all tends to look the same. unless you make it out of airplane parts, anyway. Check out the BAe-146 Cowling Chair made by Plane Industries. It will make you feel like you are flying while sitting still.
Are you feeling lazy? Me too. As I write this, it’s 7:00am, and I should either still be in bed, or chilling on the couch, and not clicking away at my keyboard. Alas, the Internet never sleeps, and therefore I don’t get to either.
If you’ve ever visited Japan, you might have come across some tiny samurai swords being sold as souvenirs. It turns out that some of these are actually designed to be letter openers. Sadly, the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly reduced tourism throughout the country, so fewer people can get their hands on these tiny katanas.
When it comes to truly wireless headphones, the design of the charging case they come in is almost as important as the earbuds themselves. That said, it looks like accessory maker Razer has created the ultimate headphones for Pokémon fans.
Normally, electronics require circuit board, electricity, and various other parts in order to function. So I can say with 100% certainty that gadgets made from concrete will not function no matter how much you want them to.
Jellyfish are some of the most fascinating creatures on the planet. If you’ve ever looked at them up close at the aquarium, they look like they have nothing inside of them, yet somehow they’re able to swim around and eat plankton.
If someone asked me to make an origami swan, I’d have a hard time doing it, so I can’t imagine being able to construct a complete globe of the Earth by folding paper. But those with more patience and papercrafting skills than I should check out this tutorial that was recently posted on Instructables.
In the Mushroom Kingdom, a question mark block can be filled with all kinds of goodies. Will a gold coin pop out? Maybe a super mushroom or a fire flower? Regardless of what Mario gets, there’s a pretty good chance it’ll be something nice.
Putting out fires in high-rise buildings can pose all kinds of challenges. Beyond using sprinklers inside of the building, it can be very difficult for firefighting equipment to reach floors that are taller than the pressurized fire hoses.