Combining a fan with fire can produce an impressive vortex effect. Hoshizora Camping shows how a simple metal stove can produce a unique fire tornado. The individual openings produce thin jets of flame, creating a woven effect as the vortex starts to spin. It also works with colored flames. Watch with subtitles on.
If you prefer bright colors, this collection of tools and accessories in shades of purple and violet is for you. Everyday Carry’s vibrant loadout ensures you’ll stand out from the crowd when you reach for your pocket knife, pen, flashlight, or check the time on your watch.
This handmade bag from Japanese accessory maker SEAL carries small items that you want readily accessible. Its slick exterior is made from a recycled tire tube attached to 1680D nylon. A magnetic FIDLOCK closure provides easy one-handed opening and closing, and it offers carabiner clip and strap mounting options.
We’ve all thought we saw faces in places they shouldn’t be, like buildings, outlets, and wood grain patterns. Duncan Clarke explores pareidolia, the tendency for humans to perceive faces and familiar forms where they don’t exist. Along the way, you’ll learn about other ways our brains really want us to see faces.
This compact bolt-action pen works in almost any weather or environment. Its pressurized ink cartridge won’t run, writes at any angle, and even functions underwater. Its plastic shell won’t corrode, and it’s small enough to carry without bulking up pockets. Sold in 2-packs in orange or black.
SoFlo Customs created this over-the-top Jeep Wrangler that seats up to 10 passengers. Its lifted suspension, chunky tires, winch, and fog lights are off-roading staples, but its extra-long wheelbase and luxurious interior materials make it more of a limousine for cruising the tame tarmac of South Beach.
Muradin’s modern wallets combine the structure of minimal cardholders with the fabric and functionality of traditional bi-folds. An aluminum chassis holds cards, while a flip-out panel has a clear ID pocket and an exterior pocket for frequently-used cards. There’s also an interior cutout for currency. Available in a variety of colors.
With this 112-bit driver kit from iFixit, you’ll never be caught without the proper tool for opening gadgets. It comes with 1/4″ and 4mm bit driver handles with magnetic bit sockets, knurled grips, swivel tops, and high-quality bits made from S2 and 6150 steel. And if anything ever breaks, it’s covered by iFixit’s lifetime warranty.
Toyota is showing off some fantastic special projects for the 2023 SEMA show. Our favorite is the FJ Bruiser – Motorsports Garage’s custom-built off-road chassis with the body of a 1966 FJ Land Cruiser and the brawn of a TRD race engine. It also has a conveyor belt track underneath to help it move if it gets high-centered. Check out the full four-episode build here.
Inspired by fellow creators munimuni Bekkan and Brick Experiment Channel, LEGO builder Dr. Engine thought making his collection of movable LEGO bridges would be fun. Each of the eight motorized bridge designs works in a different way to provide passage for boats beneath and vehicles on the roadway overhead.
Shinola celebrates ten years of making watches in Detroit with this special 41mm Runwell. Just 1000 will be made, each with a reliable Argonite 1069 movement, easy-to-read markings, and a stainless steel case with a pumpkin-colored crown. It sits on a leather strap with a serial number and 10-year edition markings embossed around its see-through back.
Troubadour recycled more than 121,000 plastic bottles to make the Orbis Circular Bag Collection, zero-waste bags that are 100% recyclable at the end of their lifespan. Their award-winning backpacks, duffle, and laptop tote will last a long time, but when they’re finished, they can be reclaimed and recycled over and over again.
After Matty Benedetto got his hands on a large-bed Creality 3D printer, he wanted to create something that could only be made on such a device. His plan? Create a life-size sculpture of himself that greets visitors when they come to his studio. It took a lot of time and filament to produce his plastic avatar, but the result was worth it.
This 15-in-1 multitool from Trixie & Milo looks like a T-Rex skull. The prehistoric pocket tool is made from 420 stainless steel and packs multiple hex-head wrenches, a bottle opener, a line cutter, a headphone wrap, and flat and Phillips head screwdrivers. A built-in carabiner clip lets you attach it to a belt loop or a backpack and has a lanyard hole too.
You hear a creature creepin’ up behind; she had dumps like a truck, truck, truck. DJ Cummerbund pulls out all the stops for his sublime Halloween 2023 remix. The unholy offspring of Michael Jackson’s Thriller and Sisqó’s Thong Song is not like other songs – and that’s a good thing.
Carry your everyday meals in this handsome and durable fabric lunch box from Readywares. It’s made from 16 oz. waxed canvas for a rugged and substantial look. A zippered closure and an insulated lining help maintain the temperature of foods inside. It’s also got a zippered mesh pocket inside for utensils and napkins.
Other than bank statements and bills, we don’t find ourselves shredding too much paper these days. Artist Japhy Riddle took a paper shredder and turned it into a vehicle of sorts. Rather than applying power to its wheels, the shredder car moves as it pulls a roll of tractor-feed paper through its shredding teeth.
This keychain-friendly tool from CRKT and Joe Wu Design stores up to four stubby driver bits inside of its aluminum cap and body. Pop off its key loop to access a 1/4″ bit holder. A deep texture on its tip provides grip. Ships with T6, T8, flat head 0.6 x 4.5, and Phillips PH1 bits.
Celebrate your love for comic books with this oversize 54″ x 72″ sherpa blanket, covered with a collage of 72 classic Marvel comic book covers. The silk-touch polyester and fleece blanket will keep you wrapped up and warm in the secure embrace of your favorite superheroes.
No matter how much we’ve wanted one, Mattel never made a real-world Hoverboard like the one in Back to the Future II. JLaserVideo built a working hoverboard that can float a couple of inches off the ground. After exploring various kinds of levitation technology and their limitations, he settled on a design that works like an upside-down air hockey table.
This retro-inspired bluetooth speaker from Bumpboxx looks like a gigantic cassette tape in the shape of a boombox. It has two 5.25″ mid-bass drivers and four 2″ tweeters, and its amplifier outputs up to 175 watts and it comes with a wireless mic for karaoke sessions. It comes in white, red, yellow, neon blue, black, and magenta.