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Don’t get me wrong; while the tried-and-true Swiss Army Knife is great for opening UPS packages or the occasional toothpick, it doesn’t scream “heavy duty” in times when you might need it for anything beyond that. When faced with an outdoor scenario, chances are the little knife might break under the stress of cutting a…

Like clockwork, the number of designers, engineers, and makers who launch their projects on crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo never ceases to amaze us. After all—doesn’t everybody love a great success story? For those curious to see if their side project ideas are worthy of a successful funding campaign, the best way to head…

Like clockwork, the number of designers, engineers, and makers who launch their projects on crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo never ceases to amaze us. After all—doesn’t everybody love a great success story? For those curious to see if their side project ideas are worthy of a successful funding campaign, the best way to head…

qbit ruler

For those afflicted with OCD (did you see this desk organizer?) or if you just can’t take a break from designing things, you may find this handy, little ruler interesting. https://ksr-video.imgix.net/projects/3040797/video-813018-h264_base.mp4 Created by New England-based company Onehundred, the Qbit is a modern interpretation of the Cubit ruler – a portable measuring tool our ancestors used…

Forget science t-shirts and obscure math formula tattoos; there is now a more fashionable way to get your geek on. Upcycling old circuit boards, the folks at Circuit Breaker Labs handcraft unique pieces of jewelry which show the miniature beauty of a PCB. If you ever take the time to look closely at a circuit board, you might…