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The SolidSmack Cool Tools of Doom n’ Stuff is GO. This short video features some of the coolest finds we’ve discovered on the web this week.

This week we look at:

Braun ET66 Calculator Reissue – If you haven’t checked your penny jar lately, and you happen to find 4,900 of the little suckers in there, you should purchase the new Braun Dieter Rams ET66 Calculator Reissue. This classic design from the iconic designer that inspired the iPhone calculator app is now available for pre-order. Make your design buddies jealous and pre-order today at

The Windcatcher – The Windcatcher is a new Kickstarter project that reinvents the way you inflate an air pad. By replacing the traditional air nozzle with an open-bag design, the airpad inflates (AND deflates) within seconds—without your mouth ever touching any surfaces. Super cool stuff. It’s already funded, so you know you’ll get yours. Head over to Kickstarter and get yours discounted at $100.

AMU – AMU is the world’s first mobile game that not only takes place on your screen, but also takes place in the world around you. Featuring an extremely-minimal design, the game centers around throwing and catching a disc with your phone. Perfect for become an example of agility and finesse–get it on sale at iTunes now for $.99

Mailbox – Mailbox is the new free app that makes email on your mobile device a cinch to use. so smooth, featuring a swipe-gesture interface, emails are presented in a chat-like interface and feature priority organization…ensuring that you can take care of the important stuff first. Available for free on iTunes.

Desktop Printing Press – Create your own desktop printing press with nothing but a couple of pieces of plywood and a big ‘ol bolt. BIG OL’ BOLT! Get the instructions now at Instructables under Desktop Printing Press and never again have to pay $6 for a letterpressed birthday card.

Dorodango – With this Shiny Globes of Mud project from MAKE Magazine you can create coffee table-worthy glistening mud balls inspired by Dorodango. What’s Dorodango you say? Doradango is a Japanese pyschological exercise that became a phenomenon due to the tremendous amounts of effort people would put into shaping and polishing their Dorodango. Find out more and get the project details at MAKE Projects.

Simpsons Theme Park -The Simpsons will have their very own theme park this Summer! Aye Carumba! Yes, Universal Studios in Orlando is opening up a Springfield-inspired town that will feature everything from Krusty Burger to Moe’s Tavern and even a Duff Beer Brewery. I have never wanted to go to Universal Studios in Orlando until this day.

Sandwich-a-Day – And finally, have you been having a lack of inspiration when it comes to making new sandwiches? You will never again lack ‘imayonaisation’ again with this ‘A Sandwich Every Day for a Month’ poster from Featuring everything from Turkey Apple Burgers to Smoked Salmon and Dill on Pumpernickel, you will surely eat well for well…….. at least a month.

What’s on cadjunkie?
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What’s on Engineer vs Designer?
What’s on EngineerVsDesigner? This week we have…a Live and in-person interview with the CEO and Founder of the large-scale 3D printer that can print everything from housing structures to coffeetables, Mr. Enrico Dini! Listen on iTunes or at!

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Simon is a Brooklyn-based industrial designer and Managing Editor of EVD Media. When he finds the time to design, his focus is on helping startups develop branding and design solutions to realize their product design vision. In addition to his work at Nike and various other clients, he is the main reason anything gets done at EvD Media. He once wrestled an Alaskan alligator buzzard to the ground with his bare hands… to rescue Josh.