The factory-installed tie-down loops in your pickup truck bed don’t give you many options for lashing down your cargo. Lee Valley has a solution. They make a clamp style tie-down anchor you can position anywhere you want. They clamp right on to the bed rail with jaws that open up to 1-3/4″ wide & 1″ deep, to fit most trucks as well as your trailer. via
With its compact, collapsible body, the Pocket Shot is a slingshot that fits literally, in your pocket. Take aim at your target & launch slugs, marbles, paintballs, & even arrows at up to 350-feet per second. Sounds like fun but the makers warn that the Pocket Shot is not a toy.
If you’re heading out for a night in the wilderness, the Austrian-designed Flying Tent is a super versatile outdoor shelter. It’s the world’s first all-in-one floating tent, bivy tent, hammock & rain poncho. As a tent it sets up in 7 seconds & offers a rain resistant fly that can be removed for stargazing through mosquito netting. Zip off the upper section & you’ve got a poncho. Weight: a very packable 2.6 lbs.
The simple yet functional design of this key carrier allows it be hooked onto a pant pocket or your belt for easy access. It holds up to 7 standard size keys.
The tactile feel of sketching on paper is lost when it’s transferred to the stylus-on-tablet mode. Moleskine’s new Smart Writing Set solves this problem. The set includes a special Moleskine notebook, an iOS App & a Bluetooth pen that instantly transfers the work you do on paper directly to your mobile device.
Oregon-based CRKT Knives recruited knife designer Russ Kommer to create the sleek, carbon-handled Fulcrum 2. Its 3-inch blade features a Titanium Nitride finish & at just over 4-inches in length when closed, this locking folder is an ideal everyday pocket knife.
Behold the world’s first analog GPS speedometer: OMATA One. Like all cycling computers, it tracks speed, distance, ascent and time and stores your data on internal memory. The difference is the precision analog display, developed in partnership with Seiko.
With 3 zippered mesh pockets for stashing your undergarments & smaller travel items, the foldable Origami Unicorn TUO keeps your luggage & gear organized. When you reach your destination, the detachable handle means you can hang it up for easy access to everything.
With the ability to heat your warm coffee up to steaming hot—158º or room-temp water to crisp & cold—50º the Yecup 365 travel mug is not just “smart” it’s truly functional. It links to your phone via bluetooth, allowing you to set the desired temp. When that temp is reached, a light on the mug begins to glow. You can also use the mug’s 10K mAh battery to charge your phone or other USB devices.
This nesting cutlery set from Vulcan Titanium does more than just get food into your face & keep plastic utensils out of the landfill. The tactical design offers multiple functions, 15 in addition to the utensils, including: hex wrenches, screwdriver, phone stand, bottle opener, match striker, & more.