There’s something so cool and soothing about seeing a melted brick of crayons being made into a vase on a lathe. The swirling colors as it turns, combined with the colorful bits of wax flying everywhere is just so cool.
Taras Maksimuk wanted to see what would happen if he boiled a working iPhone 6s in melted blue crayons. Naturally. I mean, who hasn’t wondered what would happen if you boiled an iPhone in a bunch of crayons?
Do your glasses slide down your nose when you get sweaty or if your face gets oily? Check out Nerdwax. It’s a beeswax-based solution that supposedly keeps your glasses on. Its efficacy will depend on how sweaty or oily you get, but inventor Don Hejny claims that he’s gone for an entire day on just one application of his product.
As you can see Nerdwax comes in a small tube, like a lip balm.
When it comes to bags and backpacks, the holy grail is a bag that’s completely waterproof, to protect all of your precious gadgets from rain and snow. Check out what Allen Mowery at DIY Photography has come up with.
In the old days, envelopes were sealed with wax so that the intended recipient would know right away if anyone else had snooped into her or her private correspondence.
Some people are trying to bring that concept back to life with these porcelain USB drives.
I guess someone was bound to come up with a product like this sooner or later. Invented by Joe Graley, the Nu-Screen HD is a rub-on substance that supposedly keeps gadget screens clean and shiny. It’s mostly made up of carnauba wax, which is also used in car waxes, surfboard waxes, floor and furniture waxes, shoe polishes… you get the idea.
The cleverly designed Chocolate Sweet Magnet lets you break the whole bar into smaller pieces, so you can share it as you would a real chocolate bar. Just let the kids know that it’s made of wax and metal and not cocoa and milk.
You can get the Chocolate Sweet Magnet at MollaSpace for $18 (USD).
There’s really not much I can say about this oddity, except that it’s a handmade candle featuring the likeness of Mario, along with what I think are some butterflies and ribbons.
The artist says that the outside won’t burn so you can reuse the candle with a tealight inside.