If you prefer pencil to pen, you’re a purist, so you’ll surely see the beauty in this decidedly low-tech yet perfectly functional all-metal pencil sharpener. Just stick your dull tip in there and screw it. via
Cleaner and greener than solar powered lighting, the GravityLight employs the power of gravity in a simple system using a weight. Lift the weight & the light will glow for 30 minutes. Designed to replace harmful, expensive kerosene lamps in developing countries, it can also be used to power-up mobile devices, a radio, batteries, etc. via
With a 3-hour continuous run-time on a single charge, this Lithium battery powered fan really blows. And by “blows” we don’t mean it sucks, we mean it blows, literally. As in, this fan blows at 1700rpm when you switch it to high.
Your old friend Han Solo will be collecting dust when you get your hands on these guys. Clint Eastwood from The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly, DeNiro from Taxi Driver, and Jason from Friday the 13th are just a few of the pose-able Hollywood classics you can find on (of course) eBay from a dedicated dealer named Popsfartberger.
Mixing up the paint for those home improvement projects usually makes a mess & turns your floor into an accidental Jackson Pollock painting. The Mixing Mate is an all-in-one painting toy that mixes, pours, and stores your paint cans with no mess or unwanted abstract expressionism.
No, we’re not kidding. This is an actual wooden flashlight. And no, it’s not lit by a candle. It’s battery powered and made using repurposed wood, leather, and brass hardware by the artists at Tauro leathers.
We know knives and drinking don’t mix but Danish knifemakers, Anso don’t really care. They create highly functional tools for both cutting and popping bottles. The Bar-Key is a solid Titanium opener and pry bar for your key chain. 5 colors available.
When Phorce starts shipping their “smart bag” you can trade in that stupid one you’re using now phor their convertible messenger-backpack-briephcase bag that pheatures an internal battery pack to power-up all your devices. An app allows you to monitor battery level on your iPhone.
Some backpackers are perfectly happy to eat their dehydrated meals from the bag for days on end. Others prefer to elevate the wilderness dining experience. If you fall into the latter category, this 12oz., pack-flat aluminum camping table will be a must for your backcountry cooking kit. via
Unless you’ve developed a special fondness for that old coffee mug full of pens on your desk, you’ll agree that your writing utensils could be stored in something a bit more pro. Pen Zen is it. Made of bamboo with a clever design that holds your pens, pencils, & markers in an organized way, it also features hidden magnets to keep paperclips closeby.