With so many cool things coming out each week, it can be hard to wade through all the rock-awesomeness. With ‘Cool Tools’, we’ve done the hard work for you.

This week we saw everything from what is quite possibly the best-designed drone ever to an update to MakerBot’s PrintShop app, a modular + stackable garden system, the latest Star Wars teaser and more…

Ready? Let’s go!

This week we look at:


Solo Smart Drone



Brick Lamp


“This lamp is a nod to the brick – beautiful in its own right. Aesthetically blunt yet stylish and functional, the Brick Lamp is an adjustable LED task lamp for your desk or shelf.”


Any.do Task Manager


“Millions around the world use Any.do to capture everyday tasks, organize big projects and share lists with the people around them. From planning an awesome vacation to organizing a big project or sharing a shopping list with a loved one – Any.do makes it easy to keep your life organized in one place. Any.do seamlessly syncs between your mobile, desktop, web and tablet so you, and everyone around you, can access it from anywhere. “

MakerBot PrintShop


“MakerBot PrintShop is a fun, easy, and free way to create and 3D print all kinds of cool things on MakerBot Replicator 3D Printers. Create 3D designs without a learning curve with our easy-to use-tablet application, and wirelessly prepare your models for 3D printing on your Fifth Generation MakerBot Printer.”


Modular + Stackable Garden Planters


“This vertical garden is made from a series of DIY stackable planters. The individual planters are easy to make and when they’re stacked together, they create a dramatic vertical garden that can dramatically transform an outdoor space.”

“Luxury” Shower


“It’s not always feasible to spend a few thousand on remodeling the bathroom, but you know that we all want to have the luxury shower of our dreams. This luxury shower has 6 customizable shower heads that will make you the envy of any and all visitors and the best part – it can be done for under $60!”


Star Wars | The Force Awakens (Official Teaser #2)

YouTube video

“Lucasfilm and visionary director J.J. Abrams join forces to take you back again to a galaxy far, far away as ‘Star Wars’ returns to the big screen with ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, which opens in theaters December 18, 2015.”

Wicked-Fresh World’s First 1800 Backside Quadruple Cork

“Billy Morgan lands the world’s first ever 1800 backside quadruple cork.”

And there you have it!

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