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Artificial human augmentation has to start somewhere, so the thumb must be as good a place as any. The Third Thumb comes from the mind of Dani Clode, who designed it to be one of the first prosthesics for non-amputees. Kind of how tons of video games feature ways to change or strengthen your body, regardless of how many of your original limbs you still have. The Third Thumb is meant to remind people of the original meaning of prothesis, which was something that extended or built upon, rather than replaced. In that, the Thumb succeeds, because it’s something that you strap onto the other side of your hand to give one of your hands two thumbs. So don’t let the fact that the Thumb doesn’t actually add a whole lot to hand functionality stop you. It’s not supposed to. It’s just supposed to reframe how we think about artificial body parts and remind us that human augmentation isn’t something relegated to gaming.

STEALTH-WORKBENCH-BOXES-IF2

[Shop]  Just like the stash boxes that lined your father’s workbench back in the day, these metal vessels are ideal for all sorts of loose necessities. The two cases—the smaller one is nestled inside the larger one—are both made of durable stamped steel and offer simple, attractive storage for EDC gear, loose nuts and bolts, or anything you’d normally toss in your kitchen junk drawer. Each set is made in Italy and comes in a stealth color exclusive to Cool Material. For all the valuable knickknacks strewn around the house or tossed haphazardly on your workbench, these boxes are ready to placate your inner organizational fiend.