Ben Dahl

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Turn Any Flat Plank Into A Shelf

Do you remember the Floyd Leg hardware? It turned any flat surface into a table using some cleverly designed hardware and integrated clamps. The Floyd Leg made creating your own table so much easier than actually designing and building out legs because all you needed was the table top. If you want some similarly styled ... continue reading
$85 buy MORE: Home, Shelves, The Floyd Leg.
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Rossling & Co Automatic Watches

Rossling & Co. has already introduced us to one line of affordable, ultra-thin watches. After delivering their first successful Kickstarter project (the watches are seriously awesome), they went back to the drawing board to give their customers exactly what they wanted--an automatic watch that adheres to all the ... continue reading
$329+ buy MORE: Style, Rossling & Co, Watches.
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Gifts for the Outdoorsmen SHOP

Man cannot conquer nature with his bare hands. Before you take your next camping trip or wild excursion, gear up in the Cool Material Shop. Our Outdoors section is loaded with pocket knives. camping gear, mini flashlights, and a slew of clever little devices to make your next battle with Mother Nature an easy one. For that one item to complete your pack, or to revamp your entire collection, we've got you covered. ... check it out
$9+ buy
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DIY: Leather Doctor’s Bag

Doing It Yourself isn’t always the easiest or cheapest option, but odds are you won’t find anything more satisfying than finishing a DIY project with your own two hands. Each week, we’re going to showcase one cool DIY project tutorial from around the web. We've covered a lot of in-depth projects using materials ... continue reading
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All New iMac With Retina Display

Screen size is no longer the only barometer that matters when it comes to measuring the awesomeness of your television. Those new, ridiculously expensive 4K TVs have a horizontal resolution of 4,000 pixels (hence the name 4K). The new iMac that Apple just unveiled has a 27" 5K display, which is a resolution of 5120 ... continue reading
$2500+ buy MORE: Tech, Apple, iMac, Retina.
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Incredible LEGO Technic Creations

Its slightly-less-complicated, brick-based older brother might get most of the LEGO love, but the Technic line of LEGOs opens up a whole new world of possibilities filled with differentials, pulleys, electric motors, suspensions, linkages and complex gearing systems. Those types of component parts become essential ... continue reading
$22 buy MORE: Media, Books, LEGO.
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Poler and Airblaster Made A Ninja Suit

Yes, you read that right. No, this isn't a gimmicky Halloween costume. Poler and Airblaster teamed up to release a limited-edition collaboration they have appropriately dubbed the Ninja Suit. It won't make you better at karate. It won't make you invisible at night. It doesn't even come with any specially designed pockets ... continue reading
$190 buy MORE: Style, Airblaster, Poler.
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DroneMobile Connects Your Car And Smartphone

You know that weird feeling you get when you make it all the way to your desk or the store only to realize you've left your car unlocked? Every time you go back, you actually locked it. Every time you don't, it's wide open. With a smartphone, DroneMobile module and a compatible Remote Start or Security System you'll ... continue reading
$200+ buy MORE: Rides, DroneMobile.
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8 New Squarestreet Minuteman Watches

Is it really all that critical that your average, everyday watch can tell you with absolute certainty what time it is? No one is going to bail on a meeting, or drinks, if you're 15-45 seconds late. Squarestreet has a new collection of watches called Minuteman that does not display seconds. The eight new watches are ... continue reading
$160 buy MORE: Style, Squarestreet, Watches.
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DIY: Copper & Concrete Lamp

Doing It Yourself isn’t always the easiest or cheapest option, but odds are you won’t find anything more satisfying than finishing a DIY project with your own two hands. Each week, we’re going to showcase one cool DIY project tutorial from around the web. Maybe we're just taking a page out of the Brick Tamland ... continue reading
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