Category: Gadgets

Swiss Army SwissCard Lite

It’s a survival kit you can keep in your wallet! 1. Small blade/letter opener. 2. Ever-useful scissors, 3-4. Mini-ruler (cm and inches), 5. Stainless steel pin, 6. Ballpoint pen, and 7. Tweezers. Then add: 8. an LED (light emitting diode)…

WiFi Internet Alarm Radio

Internet radio rules. In fact it’s beginning to make regular radio look rather passé. But who can be bothered lugging their computer around the house in order to listen to all those lovely stations? Not us, and especially not in…

Celestron 127EQ PowerSeeker Telescope

The Celestron PowerSeeker series of telescopes is designed to give the first-time buyer the perfect combination of quality, value, features and power. Offering exceptional value, these telescopes feature portable yet powerful designs with ample optical performance to excite any newcomer…

Flying Alarm Clock

This noisy alarm won’t turn off until you retrieve the propeller and replace it on the base. Which means you have to get out of bed and search for it. How ingeniously irritating is that? And you won’t be able…

Brick USB Memory Sticks

Brick USB Memory Sticks are the perfect size to dangle from your keyring or pop in your pocket. Just make sure you don’t drop yours in the enormous biscuit tin full of real play bricks under your desk (surely you’ve…

Pinewood Derby® Plans

One of the funnest events in cub scouting is the pinewood derby. Below are free plans to pinewood derby cars I have found to be very successful. My personal recommendation is the Flying Wedge. It is not the prettiest car,…