Instead of fire, or even sparks, the Looftlighter uses hot air – hot as in more than 1000°F – to light things up. The Looftlighter is named after its inventor, Richard Lighter. No wait: his real name is Richard Looft, a (former?)
You’ve been stealing glances at each other the whole night. All you see is that hot little number with the shiny red dress, everything else is black and white. She finishes her drink, and sashays off to the terrace, the light bouncing off her hips as they sway.
Our Fun for Two Minutes Gadget of the Day is a cigarette lighter that’s shaped like a cigarette. That’s like a bread knife that’s shaped like bread. Or a space shuttle that’s shaped like space. Use it as an icebreaker or a mustache-burning prank.
If you’re looking to make a real statement at your next dinner party, you might want to set the centerpiece of your table with these candles instead of the boring old beeswax jobs you picked up at Pier One.
Put an end to the frustration of lighting up your grill or starting a bonfire with the Mag Fire firestarter. It’s capable of producing white-hot 3000ºC (5500ºF) sparks, even in humid, stormy or freezing conditions. You can even use it as a flare of sorts to call for help.
Here’s a warning to all the bullies out there who like to make fun of nerds: don’t mess with people who can build flamethrowers out of LEGOs.
See, all they need are some bricks and a bottle of butane, and they’ll be pwning your ass like a Pyro on a Spy.
Light up all of grandma’s 98 birthday candles at once with this giant lighter! Or surprise the hell out of anyone who asks if you’ve got a light.
This fully-functional lighter measures a whopping 6.5″ x 4.5″.
While everyone is all abuzz about the new Kindle 2 Wireless E-Book Reader, we at Technabob still like to occasionally crack open an old-fangled hardcover or paperback. At least we now have a nice way to keep track of what page we left off on.
Winter is just around the corner – in places that get winter – so I’m sure that fireplaces and bonfires are being fired up everywhere. Wherever winter comes. So with all the fire some people see, I can understand why some of you might be tired of plain old red flame.
These candy apple red cylinders started out life innocently enough as a couple of fire extinguishers. But after they ran out of foam, they got a second life as a pair of speakers.
While it may seem like a simple idea, Russian modder Strannik put a tremendous amount of effort into the construction of these tower speakers, which required precision cutting, drilling and welding to pull off such a seamless look.
How many times have you pulled the flashlight out of your utility drawer only to find out it can barely light up 2 feet in front of your face? This insanely bright flashlight certainly doesn’t have that problem.
Remember the Robosaurus? Let me refresh your memory. The gigantic robotic dinosaur looks like a metal, fire-breathing Tyrannosaurus Rex, and might be just about as fierce. Capable of picking up cars, then crushing them with its razor-sharp jaws, I certainly wouldn’t want to run into one in a back alley.
For those of us in Northern climates, there’s not much worse than standing outside waiting for the bus in the freezing cold. Sometimes your coat, scarf and gloves just aren’t enough to keep you warm. So I’m pleased to tell you about the latest in portable fireplace technology, the iYule.
One of the latest trends in the interior design world is fireplaces which use modern ethanol-based fuels. While they don’t give off a tremendous amount of heat, they look amazing, are virtually odorless, and don’t require external ventilation.
Every time I think I’ve seen every possible USB flash memory gimmick, another one comes along and does something I never thought was necessary. This flash drive not only stores your precious files, it’s got a built-in cigarette lighter.