Bon Appétit’s pastry chef Claire Saffitz thought she faced a daunting task in trying to recreate the original Oreos. But thanks to another chef’s recipe, she quickly figured out how to make ones that seem to taste even better than the original.
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HomeMadeModern shows fitness buffs how they can save a lot of money and a few trips to the gym. He made a weight bench almost entirely out of 2×4 wood. He used kaizen foam to cushion the bench and marine fabric to cover it. You can get the build plans on his website.
Gerber’s upcoming camping utensil gives you nine different tools in a form that weighs less than an ounce. The full size utensil is a fork, spoon and knife in one, and it comes with a detachable kickstand that adds six more tools, including a bottle opener. Drops 2019.
Treat yourself and your bed to a deep and dreamful slumber with these fade-resistant and wrinkle-free microfiber sheets. The fitted sheets have deep pockets for thick mattresses, and the fabric is hypoallergenic. Save 71% off the regular price in The Awesomer Shop.
The Knnox lighter is more than a tool – though it’s good at its job too. The elegantly designed lighter is sure to be a conversation piece, thanks to the way its fire comes up from its side. Each lighter is made from a solid block of brass and comes with a lifetime warranty.
If you’re looking for a great gift for guys, you can’t go wrong with a bolt-action pen. These slick writing instruments feature a weapon-inspired loading mechanism that’s both stable and satisfying. Everyday Carry picks a few of their faves. We’re partial to the Boker Micarta.
This keychain-sized retractable knife allows you to carry a razor-sharp hobby and craft blade anywhere. It works with 12 different types of blades for carving, slicing, whittling, and more. Pop the blade off, and it’s TSA-compliant – just buy more blades at your destination.
Quickloader’s small tie-down strap is made entirely out of rubber, which means there’s no metal or any other hard material that can risk damage or injuries. It’s perfect for small tie-down jobs, with a maximum load of 55 lb. Each pack comes with two straps.
Developed by a sneaker store owner, Scuffed Up is an affordable shoe cleaner that has been pre-treated with a cleaning solution. All you need is a bit of water and the Scuffed Up to clean your shoes. It has a rough side for heavy dirt and a soft side for mild dirt.
Be prepared when you run out of gas without cluttering your car with the ItzaGasCan emergency gas can. It’s a one-time use bag-in-a-box with a one gallon capacity. It’s collapsed by default so it won’t take up much space. It can be safely used with gasoline, E85, and diesel.
Bosch’s new FlexiClick 12V Drill/Driver System is compact yet incredibly versatile, thanks to its modular nature. It has two speed settings, a built-in LED light and comes with a keyless chuck, a locking bit holder, a right angle attachment and an offset angle attachment.
Amazon’s mobile app has a new augmented reality feature called Part Finder. It’s meant to identify screws, nuts, bolts or other types of fasteners to make shopping for them easier. Take a photo of the fastener and the app will try to identify it with links to purchase the item.
Goal Zero’s Boulder 100 Solar Panel Briefcase is a 100W solar panel to charge the company’s high capacity Sherpa and Yeti portable power banks. It’s waterproof, comes a bag and has a built-in handle and kickstand. If you need more power, check out the Boulder 200.
Maker of cool stuff Ollari’s shows us how to turn plywood into a sweet modern ceiling lamp which has a shade made from bent slats placed around its circumference. It actually doesn’t look that hard to do yourself with a little time, effort, and the proper tools.
This crazy looking gadget is perfect for working on small items like electronic circuits or jewelry. Four of its gooseneck arms have alligator clips for holding objects, while the other two offer a flashlight and a magnifying glass. Its base can be easily attached to a workbench for stability.
From personal to digital, Inventery’s compact and versatile pen has your writing needs covered. Aside from its namesake tool, it also has an interchangeable ballpoint pen head. Its clipped cap can also be swapped with a stylus tip, a clip-less cap and a keychain cap.
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