Not Today, Carpal Tunnel
Though you may not be aware of it at the time, your desk really can hurt you if it doesn’t support your elbows at a natural height. This gadget offers a simple solution and really doesn’t cost that much.
Fathers really aren't always appreciated enough. They're often expected to be a breadwinner, Mr. Fix-It, Spiderkiller-in-Chief and the one person you can rely on whatever happens. Unfortunately, the better they are at playing all of these roles, the more they're taken for granted and we often forget to thank them as they should be.
Considering all the pressure they're under, these guys really deserve to have some fun in their downtime. Of course, their idea of enjoying themselves is often uniquely dad-like and may involve building things, chasing a small white ball around a large lawn and various activities that involve grilling. Whatever his favorite pastime, you're sure to find something here that will put a smile on his face.
All insects, even flies and mosquitoes, are important to the planet’s ecology. Even so, you may prefer to have a little less nature in your living space. Pest control has never been this much fun, especially if you lack the coordination to use a normal fly swatter.
One of the most dangerous places on the road is right next to a stalled car: to passing motorists, a stationary vehicle looks pretty much the same as one approaching them head-on at 60 miles per hour. This is why it’s essential that they can see you, day or night.
A great gift for hikers, outdoor workers and chilly grandmas alike, these electrically powered insoles apply heat directly to the body parts that are often the first to get cold. Despite a slightly awkward design, they’re also surprisingly comfortable.
If precision and neatness are important to you, owning a coping gauge can make your whole day. It is possible to duplicate an irregular profile using scissors and a piece of paper, but using this tool is a great deal faster and more accurate.
Practically speaking, it’s impossible to avoid all potentially harmful chemicals, but many people are now choosing to limit their exposure. As far as underarm deodorants go, this may even be the more effective and economical option.
Serving whiskey or some other drink straight from the bottle is a good way to impress your friends if you’re showing off a particularly well-aged blend. For real style, though, you want to use a decanter, especially one that’s easy to admire.
Nobody ever tells a beginner at golf just how much time they’ll spend looking for their ball after a shot into the rough. While these glasses won’t do anything to improve your aim, they do make it easier to locate your wayward balls, saving you time.
No one wants to think about getting into an accident, but if you’re ever trapped in a car you’ll be glad you had the foresight to buy one of these. The IPOW window hammer and seatbelt cutter costs just a few bucks, but it could save your life and that of your family.
Getting into an accident is bad enough, but legal or insurance trouble afterwards can add to the pain. Using a dashcam such as this affordable ApeMan camera, can gather evidence for you when you need to worry about more important things.
Woodwork is a fine art that needs precision and care. So the last thing you want is for your masterpiece to suddenly go sliding off the bench just as you start the finishing touches. These Bench Cookies from Rockler ensure that your work pieces stay exactly where you want them to.
You’d think giving someone a reference book as a gift might be a bit dry, but the World Atlas of Coffee is a refreshing tome that reveals the world of coffee in an entertaining way. James Hoffman gives a unique and enthralling tour of coffee’s history, impact and importance.
When it comes to showing someone special that you care about them, you can’t go wrong with a gift that’s sensual in some way – something you can taste, smell or touch. Eco-friendly and packaged in a nice tin, this soap is sure to make anyone feel good in the shower.
For those who’ve never tasted coffee brewed in a French press, the world is about to get a little bit bigger. Actually steeping the grounds instead of just letting hot water trickle through them produces a noticeably bolder, richer flavor and takes no special skill to do.
No one likes to get socks for Xmas, but if these socks are the ones in question its another story entirely. Combining Van Gogh’s Starry Night with some of the most iconic characters from the Star Wars mega-franchise, these socks are the perfect stocking stuffer.
Although not just for Star Wars fans, they will appreciate it the most. This is the closest you can get to actually having your own R2 today. No R2D2 toys have managed to capture the personality unique to this particular astromech droid. That is, until now!
It’s always nice to have an umbrella on hand when it starts pouring, and it sucks when you discover that yours doesn’t work. This one won’t break or jam the struts while you’re opening or closing them, and a gust of wind won’t pop them inside-out.
Many people are turning towards the past. This is true of gamers, too. This little gadget is shaped like the arcade machines that ate so many of our childhood quarters and, at about six inches high, is small enough to sit in your hand.
Author Randall Munroe has won the hearts of millions of smart people with his unique mixture of humor, sensitivity, absurdism, and hard science. In this book, he turns his wacky sense of humor to all manner of things that don’t make sense.
Some men are notoriously difficult to buy gifts for. Luckily, men are genetically prone to putting stuff like keys, phones, and wallets down in random places and then forgetting about them. Now, you can get them this dedicated thing-putter-downer-on.
There are very few things more frustrating than getting ripped off. Locks and chains are often ineffective, but some people have thought of technological solutions. This bike tail light alarm is one of our favorites.
This is for security guards, suspicious people, or even, dare we say it, someone really nosy. The GPS tracker is mainly for cars, but it’s also discreet enough to place inside your luggage, under a vehicle seat, or even in a pocket.
These lightsaber-style chopsticks are bright enough to make an impression in daylight. With dimmer illumination, however, they’re simply spectacular. Before long, someone is definitely going to start swinging these around at the dinner table.
Depending on where you live, what job you do, and what kind of in-laws you have, this jacket or vest from MC Armor might be a life safer – literally. Staying clear of trouble is probably the best advice, but this may not always be possible.