In the old days, hardcore outdoor guys would just pack a pinch of coffee grinds like a dip and hit the trail. Times have changed. Now you can bring a pocket-size titanium French bistro with you on your day hike. The Café Luxe kit includes a French press, a milk foamer, stacking mugs, and a wood cutting board that hides a stainless steel knife.
If these wooden wallets kind of remind you of that wooden one-hitter called a Dugout, you’re not alone. But instead of a brass bat and some heady nugs, these are made for carrying cards and cash. Made from a single piece of maple or walnut, they hold up to 8 credit cards and feature a leather strap magnetic closure.
That coffee cup full of plastic pens on your desk should be replaced with something more reflective of your professional goals. Something like a pewter monkey pen holder to cradle your fine writing implement. Desk art designer Jac Zagoory makes this and much more.
What we like about this bag is that it looks so streamlined and simple. But there’s a lot going on. It’s got five different compartments and pockets hidden inside. It can be carried like a pack or a briefcase, and it’s made of ballistic nylon with big, burly YKK zippers. Another plus, it’s American made.
Here’s proof that you’re getting old: you remember the PC game Minesweeper and you also know what a post card is. The next step is to get a few of these Minesweeper post cards and send them off to your old friends before the Post Office in your town goes out of business.
Stainless steel is pretty much indestructible, which is a perfect material for something that spends most of its life near your ass. In addition to being ass-proof, these wallets, made from smooth, stainless steel fabric and trimmed with ballistic nylon are constructed from 85% recycled materials.
Mophie exploded on the scene with their battery-life doubling Juice Pack case & now they’re offering a rugged upgrade. The Juice Pack Pro is a steroid-pimped case that’s splash, sand, and impact proof. It also comes with that cool belt clip you’ve been fiending for.
Some people love pushing a mower around the yard – others hate it. If you lean towards the latter, let John Deere do it for you. The Tango E5 is their newest fully automatic electric mower. While you have a Saturday that actually feels like a day off, the E5 will mow everything inside the boundary wire without ever getting cranky or rifling down a 6-pack in the mid-day sun. Available in Europe. Why Europe first, John?
Don’t expect us to pronounce the name Aviiq, but we can tell you that their portable charging station will straighten out your tangle of cables and cords for clean, efficient charging of up to four USB devices at a time whether you’re at home or on the road.
The HydroView is a remote-controlled underwater vehicle that allows you to explore the sea without ever getting wet. It has an onboard camera that will stream high quality video and photos wirelessly back to your iPad. But it’s not just for finding Nemo. You can use it to search for lost objects, inspect your anchor and boat hull, & confirm that you’re floating in areas safe for your vessel and passengers.