Technically, the camera-equipped H-Rover is a toy. But honestly, outside the MIT robotics lab, who has ever played with an RC vehicle powered by a hybrid hydrogen fuel cell & a super-capacitor?
Eric Clapton is more than just a rock & roll legend, he’s also a generous guy. He teamed up with Guitar Center to release a line of limited edition guitars, with proceeds going to Clapton’s own Crossroads Center rehab facility to help families affected by addiction. The collection includes a Strat, a Les Paul, and a Martin acoustic. Available March 21.
What use does anyone have for a USB-powered aluminum light that works underwater? Jacuzzi action, of course! Or maybe you thought of something else.
The problem with airlines’ 50-pound weight limit on bags is that most bags weigh a good 7 or 8 pounds, meaning you (or she) only get to ram 42-43 pounds of stuff into you suitcase. This collection of roller cases from Tumi are ultra light & offer extra capacity for packing more in.
The super lightweight Power Pot uses your camp cookstove to convert heat from boiling water into power. Fire up the stove, fill your pot & as it heats up, plug in your USB device and recharge. A great alternative to that portable solar panel that works only when the sun is shining.
Obviously multi-tools are better than mono-tools, considering they save you trips back & forth to the toolbox. The key-ring size Rhino multi-tool for example features 4 different types of screwdrivers, 3 wrenches, & a beer opener.
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Admit it. You have a special kind of love. One that doesn’t quite fit into the traditional mold. But, you’re a perfect match; mutually tweaked and head over heels. For you, special occasions usually mean writing in blank greeting cards. Not anymore. We found the goods, sincerely.
This antique leather duffel bag is a real looker. Made with ultra-durable and whistle-whetting Whisky Batido Leather and fitted with brass hardware, plus a burgundy micro-fiber suede lining, it is sure to charm veteran travelers as well as passers-by who have any sense of class.
You’ve always wanted to see what the hell your neighbors have going on the other side of the fence. Here’s how you can do it. Make a recon video with this autopilot GoPro drone. Turn it on, launch it, & after 5-minutes of flight, the 3-foot wide carbon-fiber drone automatically returns to you with HD aerial video. Your footage may or may not be admissible evidence.
This weather forecasting apparatus couldn’t be any less accurate than your local weather service, and unless your local meteorologist has globes this big, you may find the Tempo Drop more interesting to look at. Inside the clear glass orb water, camphor, and ethanol react to changes in external pressure signaling upcoming weather events.