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 earphones machined out of solid brass, a new way to charge your Apple devices, a clever DIY project for creating your own 3D printed headphones and more…

Ready? Let’s go!

This week we look at:


Pod Pro


“Pod Pro is the most important and complete accessory you could have as an Apple product owner. We’ve upped the portable battery game by creating an accessory that seamlessly houses your Apple Watch charging cable and includes an integrated Lightning cable. We’ve got all of your charging needs covered…”

ME05 Earphones


“Precision-machined from solid brass and hand-finished, the ME05 Earphones feature a distinctive form with ergonomic and elegant details, including laser etching and mirrored accents that reflect light. The ME05’s utilize custom drivers for superb sound quality and a balanced weight distribution that ensures a snug, comfortable fit…”




“Make your next travel booking experience a breeze. Just select your dates and destination, and you’re on your way!”

A Noble Circle


“A noble circle, and his journey through Flatland, a two-dimensional world…”


Print+ Headphone Kit


“Print+ has developed a DIY kit that enables you to make your own headphone. By combining 3D printed parts with components from the print+ kit you can create a headphone that is truly yours…”

Copper Bike Basket


“I used about 22′ of 1/2″ copper pipe from The Home Depot. I bought it in 10′ lengths and had them cut so that they would fit in my car…”


How to Make a $1500 Sandwich in Only 6 Months

“I spent 6 months and $1500 to completely make a sandwich from scratch. Including growing my own vegetables, making my own salt from ocean water, milking a cow to make cheese, grinding my own flour from wheat, collecting my own honey, and killing a chicken myself…”

The Fantastic Randomly Appearing Mexican Float

“Those guys are good man. So how do you like… uh… summon them?”

And there you have it!

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