Here’s how to make The Boring Company’s flamethrower

Obligatory disclaimer: Don’t be dumb. What follows is a video showing high level instructions on how to build a nearly exact copy of The Boring Company’s flamethrower. Basically, gut this

NFL teams will now be fined for posting videos and GIFs during games

The NFL just announced a new social media policy that is about as anti-fan friendly as it gets. According to league memos obtained by ESPN, the league’s social media policy (which takes effect

Stocking Stuffer: Fake pregnancy test

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/fakepregnancytest.jpg">I'm just reporting, of course, so let's not kill the messenger. Don’t think of this fake pregnancy test as a cru

Breathe easy, friends – Pantone has finally announced the 2010 color of the year

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/881690_Turquoise_Swatch_PANTONE_1555191.jpg">Geez make us wait FOREVER, Pantone! You have no idea how excited I was to see amongst the ne

Steering wheel table increases productivity, fast food intake

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/steering-wheel-desk.jpg" alt="wheel desk" />Perhaps your job has you driving miles and miles and miles in a relatively straight line. You mig

PooTrap: For people who shouldn't own dogs in the first place

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/pootrap.JPG" alt="pootrap" />No, no, no, no, no, no, no. No. This is the PooTrap, an elaborate apparatus that you strap to your dog. It holds

Girl falls down manhole while texting, lawsuit pending

<img title="large_manhole" src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/large_manhole.jpg" alt="large_manhole" />Only marginally less hilarious than the man who ran into a tree while Twit

DDR-style alarm clock forces you to finger-dance first thing in the morning

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/619_image2_fingerdance_001.jpg" alt="619_image2_fingerdance_001" title="619_image2_fingerdance_001" />If you enjoy being frustrated and a

Retractable mouse pads aren't selling well

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/pRS1C-5173594w345.jpg" alt="mousepad" />The Boynq Pad2Go Retractable Mouse Pad has just been deeply discounted at Radio Shack. It's now $3.99

Refreshment, thy name is Sippin' Seat

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/sippinseatred300.jpg" alt="seat" />Mmmm, this cushion can hold liquid. How refreshing. Nothing like a cold drink on a hot summer day. Or perh

Microsoft wants to change 'netbook' to 'low cost small notebook PC'

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/lcsmpcs.JPG" alt="lcsmpcs" />Digitimes is reporting that "Microsoft plans to redefine mini-notebooks that Intel has categorized as netbooks w

Channel your inner Zack Morris with the 'Brick Style Mobile Phone Holder'

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/brickstylecellphoneholder.jpg" alt="brick" />Miss the 80's? Me neither. If you have a friend or loved one who does, though, perhaps you shoul

Smittens: World’s dumbest mittens

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/smittens.jpg">These mittens are called “Smittens” because they’re mittens for lovers. Your outside hands will be free to grab, poke

For the child who’s not spoiled enough, there’s the $480 Porsche sled

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/porsche.jpg">If you constantly find yourself with a backache caused by sitting on all of the $100 bills in your wallet, you might conside

‘Netbook’ trademarked already, we’re all doomed

<img class="left" title="psion" style="display:inline;" height="188" alt="psion" src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/psion.jpg" width="240" />Whuh oh. Looks like every utterance

You disappoint me, America: $10,000 worth of iPhone farting apps sold (so far)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/ifart1.jpg" /> Way to go, America. Since <a HREF="">Apple loosened its grip</a> on the App Store some $10,000 worth of farting apps <a H

‘The Hills’ breaks down the Large Hadron Collider

Sigh… Above, please reference what girls between the ages of 10 and 30 think is cool. Also, as it happens, the same reason MTV will be blocked from every TV in the Aamoth household if I ever have a

Dumb: Clergyman gets caught leering at porn using church computers

A Swedish clergyman is in a bit of hot water after it was discovered that he used the church’s computers to download an insane amount of pornography. I bring this up because A) it’s funny

Analyst predicts computer mouse dead in 3-5 years

Gartner analyst Steve Prentice has predicted that the computer mouse will become a thing of the past over the next 3-5 years. "The mouse works fine in the desktop environment but for home enterta

Great Moments in Non-Greatness: No Dell netbook until 'later this summer' because of the keyboard

Some reporters (not me) met in Austin, Texas at Dell’s headquarters to hear about a bunch of stuff that’s going to be happening over the coming months. Most notably were some scant details about D
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