Indiegogo Coolbox Smart Toolbox

Meet Coolbox, the smart toolbox you deserve

By on January 28, 2015 at 6:50 AM.

Meet Coolbox, the smart toolbox you deserve

People who regularly contribute to crowdfunding projects might remember the Coolest, a smart cooler that managed to become the most funded campaign of all time with almost $13.3 million in pledges. Along similar lines we now have the Coolbox, a different kind of smart toolbox that packs lots of smart features. Listed on Indiegogo, this advanced toolbox  has already smashed through its initial $50,000 goal in just a day, with plenty of time left to raise even more money until the March 12th deadline. More →

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Boston New York Blizzard Alcohol Sales

New data reveals how trashed Boston and New York got last night ahead of the blizzard

By on January 27, 2015 at 11:00 AM.

New data reveals how trashed Boston and New York got last night ahead of the blizzard

Over the last day, those of us who live in Boston and New York have had to deal with the prospect that we wouldn’t be able to leave our homes for the next two days due to this week’s massive blizzard. The Daily Dot directs our attention to some new data from booze home delivery app Drizly that shows people in both cities loaded up on alcohol in anticipation of the big storm. More →

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Blizzard Snow-Shoveling Robots

You’ll want one of these toys for your next terrifying blizzard experience

By on January 26, 2015 at 11:50 AM.

You’ll want one of these toys for your next terrifying blizzard experience

The Northeast is preparing to be hit by what may become one of the worst blizzards in the history of the region, with warnings already issued for New England, New York and New Jersey. Heavy snow is expected and dealing with all that snow may become a daunting task in the following days. However, instead of shoveling snow some people are actually thinking of a better way of clearing driveways that involves robots. More →

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Guide to the 2015 Blizzard

Everything you’ll need to get you through 2015’s first massive blizzard

Everything you’ll need to get you through 2015’s first massive blizzard

By on January 26, 2015 at 10:49 AM.

If you live in the northeast region of the United States, you’re probably beginning to see the first snowfall of what could be an unprecedented blizzard. But don’t panic! In this article, we’re going to help you make it through this storm alive, without losing your mind in the process.

Below, we’ve collected some of the gadgets you’ll absolutely want to have on hand before the blizzard sweeps in on Monday night, as well as a few precautions worth taking in case the power goes out. More →

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Taking LSD with Steve Jobs

Revealed: The untold story of what it was like dropping acid with Steve Jobs

By on January 26, 2015 at 10:00 AM.

Revealed: The untold story of what it was like dropping acid with Steve Jobs

One of the most fascinating aspects of Steve Jobs life outside of technology was his interest in psychedelic drugs. This month, CNN took the time to sit down with Daniel Kottke, a friend of Jobs’ at Reed College and a fellow hallucinogen enthusiast. He didn’t want to discuss these trips when Jobs was still around, but he feels more comfortable talking about them now. More →

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25 Most Expensive Mansions

25 most expensive mega-mansions on the market right now

By on January 20, 2015 at 2:01 PM.

25 most expensive mega-mansions on the market right now

We hope you’re sitting down. Can you believe that the 13,532 square-foot mansion pictured at the top of this post is on the market for $29.5 million… and it’s only the twenty-fifth most expensive home that’s currently available for sale in the United States? We recently shared a list with you covering the 25 biggest mansions for sale in America right now, but size never correlates directly with price, of course.

So today, we’re sharing a new list with you that covers the 25 most expensive homes that are currently on the market. More →

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Do It for Denmark Sex Promotion

How one country has made having sex the ultimate badge of patriotism

By on January 16, 2015 at 8:15 PM.

How one country has made having sex the ultimate badge of patriotism

Dying for the country might not be the ultimate patriotism test anymore, but having more sex, particularly the kind that leads to having more children, could do it. At least that’s what the Danish government is asking its citizens. And that’s not only because Denmark has the lowest birthrate in Europe, but also because it’s pleasurable. More →

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SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Explodes

Watch the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explode on impact

By on January 16, 2015 at 4:25 PM.

Watch the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explode on impact

Is it just me, or have we had a whole lot of space-related disasters recently? Last Saturday, SpaceX contributed to the growing list when its Falcon 9 rocket ran out of hydraulic fluid shortly before landing on a barge in the middle of the ocean. The rocket proceeded to smash into the barge at a 45-degree angle, at which point the residual fuel and oxygen combined, causing an enormous explosion. More →

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Gadgets and Apps for Traveling

Tech and gadgets will improve your vacation this year… unless they totally ruin it

By on January 12, 2015 at 6:00 PM.

Tech and gadgets will improve your vacation this year… unless they totally ruin it

2015 has just started but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t already planning your next escape from your regular day-to-day life. But before you do that, you might make sure you pack all your gadgets, as tech toys might play an important role in your next vacation, significantly improving it, or totally ruining it, depending on how you feel about technology in general. Online travel resource Travel and Leisure has recently published a look at 11 trends that are changing the way we travel and many of them closely connected with current tech developments. More →

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Indiegogo ZBoard 2 Electric Skateboard

Meet ZBoard 2, the super-light electric skateboard of your dreams

By on January 6, 2015 at 1:25 PM.

Meet ZBoard 2, the super-light electric skateboard of your dreams

Skateboarding fans looking for an even better board to get around town should check out the ZBoard 2, a brand-new crowdfunding project listed on Indiegogo. The successor of a previous Kickstarter product — the original Zboard that was funded back in 2013 — the ZBoard 2 is now supposed to be the “lightest, fastest, longest running weight-sensing electric skateboard ever,” according to its creators. More →

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Energous WattUp Wireless Charging Technology

One company may have figured out wireless charging technology once and for all

By on January 6, 2015 at 7:45 AM.

One company may have figured out wireless charging technology once and for all

The problem with current wireless charging devices is that in most cases a charging pad tied to the wall is needed for actually charging devices wirelessly. That’s exactly what startup Energous wants to change in the future, as the company has come up with a solution that would offer true wireless charging powers, Engadget reports. Demoed at CES 2015, the WattUp is a wireless router that can beam energy wirelessly to devices as far as 20 feet away. More →

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CES 2015: Netatmo, Quell, Belty

CES is just starting, and here are the wildest gadgets announced so far

By on January 5, 2015 at 12:20 PM.

CES is just starting, and here are the wildest gadgets announced so far

Some of the biggest names in tech have yet to unveil their biggest potential hits at CES 2015, but a variety of much smaller companies have already announced some of the interesting, if crazy, products they’re working on. Re/code has put together a handy collection of wild gadgets presented at CES unveiled on Sunday. More →

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