More stuff I don't need but want

* No-staple stapler is better for the environment (and looks cool) — I hate freaking staples. This looks useful and cheap
* B&W Zeppelin iPod speaker system. I would probably never actually buy this but it looks wicked.
* Powerkayak. Take a nice ecofriendly sport like kayaking, and jam some gas-consuming horsepower onto it! Wonderful!
* Tancher wrist beacon. I think this is just a concept but looks cool and is lifesaving
* Credit Card multitool. This would be super useful. TSA approved?
* Another HD hard disk videocam. Decent reviews.
* Digium asterisk appliance. Now if it would just use my cell service as the outbound line…
* A bunch of awesome watches all with a black theme.
* Emergency food supply
* Edge Brownie Pan. OK I actually got one of these. It works great — the fins really help with heat distribution.

More stuff I don't need but want — June 1st

* Unclutterer: Under stairs storage: brilliant — simple but brilliant
* Scuttling spider robot — who wouldn’t want one of these? freaking awesome. the scourge of pets everywhere.
* Hydrodynamic building set — it was a sad day when they took real chemistry sets away from the kids but this looks pretty awesome.
* Capacitive touch everywhere — sure microsoft can give you a table that is a computer, but with this technology you can turn every surface in your house into an active surface.
* The perfect charging station?
* brad likes his reader. OK i actually have one of these. actually broke my first one, it is off getting refurbed now.

Stuff I Want But Don't Need

* Grizzly Drill-Powered Hobby Lathe — another clever way to reuse a power drill. Not sure how large a part you could really fabricate on this but still. Oh and here is a hand’s-on review
* Alpine’s latest car deck — i love the crazy looks of high end car decks tho I have never purchased one…
* The LED Jellyfish Aquarium
* Universal Key Fob — just a concept but man do I want this
* TEAC Bone Conduction phones — because they look cool
* Generally I find USB hubs to be disasters but this one is awesome looking

Products I Want But Do Not Need

* Cymat: Home — metallic foams. Because they just look cool. The resin coated version would be a cool desktop.
* Intensity vacuum. The folding-up-ness is nice.
* Kraft paper sofas. Because no one else will have one. Oh and their felt rocks look cool.
* Floating Jellyfish pool lights
* Highgear adventureplus — all the cool campers will snicker at you
* A finger skateboard game. just strange.
* Wallet optimized for cards. Why more of these don’t exist puzzles me.
* Non contact infrared thermometer. Seems like a totally useless gadget to me. Will go in the drawer with my stud finders.
* Rich on HD camcorders. OK I really need one of these. Really.
* Clamp multimeter. nothing unique here, I just like these.

Products I Want But Do Not Need — April 19 Edition

* Clear airport pass — OK actually I would be stupid not to get this.
* A $209 hammer. I drive like 3 nails a year so clearly I need this
* USB chess game. I have no patience for chess but clearly this would improve my game dramatically
* The Cabestan watch. Gorgeous.
* 1/9 scale V-8.
* Obelisk chairs. I think the rest of the family would barf but these are awesome
* Skycaddie GPS golf accessory. It is very important to my game that I know the exact position of my ball and the pin to the meter. I am pretty sure that my lack of this knowledge is why I have a 36+ handicap.
* Marble machine. Anything like pachinko is cool.
* A watch with built in slot machine. Where does it store all the coins?
* Pipe lamp. Steam engine chic.

Products I Want But Do Not Need

* Kant Slam — Stop Annoying Slamming Of Doors And Gates — OK this seems pretty useful
* Arctic Cat biodiesel ATV via Martin — I have absolutely nowhere to use this
* Venerable Bead Pendants — I’m a sucker for all things glass
* HomeJoule — if I lived in NYC this’d be cool
* Pocket Hole Joinery Made Easy — I’m not much of a woodworker
* Really big duct tape — this is my kind of tool
* Socket wrenches with universal joints – the joint thingy seems pretty useful.
* luggable shopvac. who doesn’t love shopvacs.
* Chain mail gloves — chain mail still has a purpose in 2007
* Garden Rock cum Spotlight — and who doesn’t need more things embedded in rocks.
* Swiss Bikeboard — looks like huge fun
* azimuth watches — awesome looking.
* Relativity Watch — I had a Goofy watch that ran backwards as a kid and loved it.
* Gelaskins ipod skins — better looking than your standard skin