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Whether you’re a musician, vocalist, or podcaster, you can take the stress out of home audio recording with the Nessie Microphone. (via Uncrate)
Take sweet tunes to all your brunches, lunches, and interviews by the pool with this powerful little palm-sized speaker. The Boombot Rex is a compact, portable Bluetooth speaker built to produce big sound, anywhere. Water-resistant and rugged, this rechargeable speaker is right at home on the ledge of any hot tub, on your pack as you scale The Nose of El Capitan, or clipped to the handle of your ski pole. Enjoy your favorite beats on-the-go and touch off impromptu dance parties on either coast with Boombot Rex. Learn More
Until we get our hands on an actual time machine, this clock will have to suffice. The Ice Tube Clock Kit from Adafruit contains everything you need to build an awesome retro VFD tube clock. Similar to a Nixie tube, the retro Soviet-era display tubes included in these kits were manufactured during the Cold War but never used. These rare tubes are increasingly hard to find, making supplies of this in-demand kit very low. Round trip to 1980 sold separately. Note: this clock comes unassembled and requires a fair amount of soldering to complete. Learn More
Here’s what you need to know about buying a stylus: it’s all about the weight. It’s a tricky process and the honest truth is that most of them are so unnaturally light that you are probably better off using your finger.
There’s this story (urban legend, perhaps) of a subway vending machine in Japan that would sell out of snack sausages because everyone started buying them to use on their tablets. Surely there has to be a better way.
The Cosmonaut is different. It was designed specifically around creating a stylus that was weighted perfectly and easy to hold. Less pen, more marker. They raised 3x their Kickstarter goal and people who have one really love it.
If you are looking for a last minute gift for someone who has just recently become tablet-obsessed, the packaging alone makes the Cosmonaut an excellent choice. We tested it on every conceivable tablet and it glides, for serious.
The Cosmonaut is a hometown favorite here at Grand St. - designed in Brooklyn and manufactured in America.
Optrix’s rugged and waterproof XD cases transform your iPhone into an extreme sports HD camera. Pair them with the Optrix app to shoot, edit, and share awesome action videos in HD with the phone in your pocket.
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Learn by doing with the Sparkle Labs Emerging Objects Kit, containing everything you need to design and build your own interactive hardware project.
Grand St. - https://grandst.com/p/emergingobjects
Growing up, we sometimes used our bikes as imaginative proxies for a number of things: spacecraft, fighter jets, motorcycles, and unicorns, to name a few. Built by bikers, for bikers, the Monkey Light is a slender, low-profile panel of LED lights that attaches to the spokes of your bike wheel. Turn it on and start pedaling to transform your spinning wheel into an eye-catching, head-turning blaze of patterns and colors. Perfect for staying visible on a casual ride after dark, and even better for outmaneuvering the Master Control Program with Flynn. Learn More
MacGyver was the godfather of doing much with little. A little bird told us Sugru self-setting rubber was his best kept secret, and now it can be yours, too. Sugru is a putty-like substance that comes in little packets and can be formed, shaped, or sculpted by hand. It bonds to nearly every surface and sets in place overnight to help you fix, modify, or improve just about anything, from that frayed iPhone cord to customized grips on your ski poles. Keep a few packets of Sugru in your toolkit, workshop, or kitchen drawer and help all the King’s men put Humpty together again. Learn More