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The Butterfly Knife Multi-Tool Lets You Solve Problems While Being Cool

Butterfly knives, or balisong, are legendary mostly because they look cool. Originally from the Philippines, there are entire genres of tricks you can do with the balisong. Unfortunately, in most states, they're illegal thanks ...
 
DVR
 
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Xbox One And Verizon Fios Team Up

In a lot of places, Verizon FiOS is the best way to get video and get on the Internet. But the Xbox One is hoping to make your video viewing, and Internet experience, a lot more dynamic with the new Verizon FiOS app. Xbox, Play...
 
Toys
 
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The Rubber Band Machine Gun Will Zing Your Coworkers With Style

Rubber is one of the most useful substances in the world. You find it on everything from cars to toys. And, of course, the humble rubber band holds stacks of papers together. But it's time your rubber bands found a higher calli...

 
Android
 
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Samsung Gamepad Makes Android Controllers First Party

One of the frustrations for gamers using mobile devices is that most mobile games aren't really designed for touchscreens. They're designed for controllers, and no amount of touchscreen buttons are going to offer the feedback a...
 
Household
 
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Switch Modular Pocket Knife Lets You Pick The Tools

As I am a nerd, and a former Boy Scout, I love having multi-tools in my pockets. They're useful for any number of reasons, of course, ranging from opening boxes to minor fixes, and it's nice to be ready for anything. But multit...
 
Household
 
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MyLIFTER Robot Pulley Gets The Job Done

There are people who organize by putting things on shelves... and then there are people who organize, by creating a place for everything, no matter how awkwardly shaped, heavy, or weird it is. These are people who can probably ...

 
Household
 
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Philips SlimStyle LED Lightbulb: Brighter, Cheaper… Flatter?

The lightbulb is about to go through a major overhaul. As for January, you won't be able to find incandescent lightbulbs in the stores; you'll need to replace them with power-sipping LED bulbs. Philips, of course, has plenty of...
 
Autos
 
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BMW’s 2015 M3 And M4 Bring The Speed

BMW isn't noted for doing things in half measure with their M line of coupes and sedans. So it's not a surprise that the 2015 model is going to herald some major changes for the M3 and the M4. But what those changes are might b...
 
Sports
 
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The FWD Powershot Measures Your Hockey Skills

Sports are all about performance, and performance is best measured through data. After all, if you don't know how you're doing and where you're not at your best, how will you improve? For hockey players, that's where the FWD Po...

 
Apple
 
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Beyonce’s Surprise Album Is Why Your iTunes Isn’t Working

Having trouble with iTunes today? The shop might not be loading? Or it's loading veeeeerrrrrrry slowly? Your pain has a name, our friends. And that name is Beyonce. Surprise! New Album! No, she's not slowing down iTunes because...
 
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Rivendell Built Out Of LEGO Is An Achievement Even The Elves Would Be Impressed By

Lego is one of the most wonderful tools ever created. It frees the imagination, it brings out the artist in all of us, and it's often used to truly amazing ends. Like, for example, rebuilding all of Rivendell in brick form. The...
 
Clothing
 
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TAG-Heuer Carrera Mikrogirder Reinvents The Watch Movement

Watches have pretty much been the same since Christian Huygens invented the watch movement. While new ideas, like the bridge, have made watch movements easier to service, Huygens would still recognize his design in most modern ...