An instant cure for boredom: robotic spider warfare with MekaMon’s smartphone-controlled 4-legged battle bots. The bots are customizable and the UI with your phone’s screen becomes a virtual battlefield where you can fight virtual opponents (or other bots) with missiles & lasers. The first 500 limited edition MekaMon bots will ship in January 2017, with a full release in June.
The very packable Ultimate Fire Starter weighs just 1.8 ounces—less than a lighter. It’s a ferro rod & striker with a bellows that extends to over 18 inches. The sparks from the ferro rod burn at over 5000º, hot enough to light wet wood. Once lit, the extendable bellows allows you to blow air straight into the heart of the fire to build up heat & flame.
When you’re traveling, camping, or waking up in far-flung places, getting that morning dose of high-quality coffee can be difficult or just too complicated. But with Pourtables, you get a single-cup of gourmet organic & small batch craft coffee in a simple, portable pouch. Just add water. Pourtables are sold in packs of 10 and for every box you buy, the company provides clean drinking water to people in need.
A portable heated blanket that is durable, water resistant, machine washable, and extremely lightweight, The Rumpl Puffe- heats up in just seconds with a Ravean carbon heating system powered by a small, efficient battery pack that can also be used to charge your phone. Choose from natural goose down filling or synthetic. Blanket measures 54” x 80”.
The Key-Bit equips you with an EDC keychain-size hex bit driver that fits most 1/4″ X 1″ bits: Philips, slotted, Torx—whatever you need. The capsule-style design is held secure by a pair of magnets until you need it. Available in 6061 aluminum or 145 Telerium copper. Made in Minneapolis, Minnesota. A funded Kickstarter.
Made from cast iron, this wall-mounted splitter takes the work and danger out of chopping up kindling. No need for a hatchet or axe, this classic & durable European design makes it easy. A safety lock keeps it secure when not in use.
The weatherproof Tracto collection from Incase is a range of rugged bags built for the rigors of travel. Constructed from durable materials like 1680D Ballistic Nylon and 1000D Tarpaulin, they are designed to keep your gear dry & protected, as well as organized with features like: zippered mesh compartments, padded pockets for tech gear, and quick-release UX buckles. The collection includes several duffels of various sizes & styles.
Arguably the most capable adventure bike on the market today, BMW Motorrad’s 1200 GS Adventure will soon be available in January as a 603-piece Lego Technic set. The 7-inch tall, 13-inch long miniature features that distinctive twin cylinder boxer engine, Telelever suspension and a factory-correct paint scheme.
Steaming hot, lukewarm and everywhere in between, this mug will keep your coffee or tea at precisely the temperature you like it best. Rotate the integrated ring in the mug’s base to raise & lower the temp, which is displayed in lights. There’s also an Ember app you can use to preset & remotely control the cup.
Like those old Fisher-Price Weeble toys, this LED worklight from Ridgid wobbles, but it won’t fall down. Designed with a weighted, rounded base that keeps it upright at all times on the jobsite, this 1000-lumen light is powered by a Ridgid 18V battery pack & can run for up 75-hours per charge.