I myself don't own a gun, partly because it's illegal in New York City and mostly because I drink too much for it to be a good idea; but I still find gun safe inventor Bruce Pendleton relatable when he says, in the traditional ID spirit, "I couldn't find [what I was looking for], so I built it." What he was looking for and built was a better gun storage safe: High-contrast interior, user-customizable racks, LED lights and an almost absurd storage capacity--it looks like this one case will hold more guns than they used in the entire Civil War.
Check out the promotional vid, which starts off with the best opening line ever:
When we saw this photo, we thought we missed something in our History of Braun Products series. This minimalist turntable certainly looks like their handiwork: But nope, that's the Essential II model from modern-day manufacturer Pro-Ject Audio Systems, a company based in Austria. That design seems about as pared-down as
A family-run company in Brooklyn has been making them for two generations
With any luck, you'll never see a police badge up close. And even if one is flashed in your face, afterwards as you're sitting on the curb wearing zip-ties you probably won't be thinking "Gee, I wonder how those badges are made." But for those who are curious, a Brooklyn-based
And why do we have to shop vintage just to get something that works?
After graduating design school and finding work as a CAD jockey, I donated all of my studio materials to a young design student who needed them. Berol Prismacolors, Koh-i-Noor Rapidographs, circle and ellipse templates, French curves, you name it. I never missed any of that stuff, except one object I
The man behind the world's most dangerous YouTube channel celebrates by firing 300 rockets out of a box truck
At 16 years of age, Colin Furze dropped out of school and became a plumber. But he was always tinkering and creating inventions on the side. By his mid-20s YouTube had come along, and Furze—who is capable of creating spectacular contraptions despite not even having a high school diploma, let
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