Two reasons why a leather jacket for your whiskey bottle is a great idea: the bottle might survive a drop that would destroy your iPhone. And lets face it, the contents of the bottle are way more valuable than the phone. The second reason, your old lady won’t know how much of “Daddy’s Little Helper” you’ve consumed, since the bottle is holstered in rich, vegetable tanned leather. It also mounts to your belt for easy access at parent-teacher meetings, golf, romantic walks, etc.
The city of San Francisco is pretty close to the mountains. This is great for upstart backpack brand Boreas. It means easy access for R&D test missions. Their burly, but minimalist, packs come in a whole slew of sizes. From an ultralight trail-runner/day-hike size all the way up to a 60-liter weekender with bad-ass suspension.
This ‘Stud Squared’ isn’t a two-man stripper-gram. Sorry ladies. It’s an advanced tape measure/multi-tool working like a regular 25-foot tape, except it has a square attached for better measuring, marking & framing. Let’s you do the work of two men. She might like that.
A ‘plectrum’? Isn’t that a device the proctologist uses? Wait, no. It’s the college word for a guitar pick. If you play guitar, you always need a pick. With this manual punch you can turn old, unused or maxed-out credit cards into perfectly-shaped, one-of-a-kind picks for pluckin’ on your instrument.
Whether you gotta drill, drive or just shed some light on the situation, this 12-volt cordless tool kit from Makita will do the dirty work. Powered by long-lasting Lithium-Ion batteries, the lightweight & powerful drill, impact wrench and flashlight go anywhere and everywhere to silence a wide range of household hiccups.
The word Thule is Swedish for “nice rack.” You knew that. Well, it turns out these crafty Swedes are also making luggage. “TCRU-2” is another Swedish word meaning ‘rolling travel bag with detachable daypack.’ Yeah, that one was a stretch, sorry. Point is, you can leave your big bag of rocks with the bellboy and take a stroll around town with a little knapsack before your flight home.
Photographers are always drawn to the shadowy back streets and sketchy areas of a city. But carrying a backpack full of expensive camera gear into the hot zone, could turn you from tourist to target real quick. With its unique shape and carrying strap, this camera bag could keep you off the robber’s radar just long enough for an easy escape.
We have to admit, any product whose name starts with “Super Penetration” is likely to catch our eye. Unfortunately, in this case it’s just a shovel. But a damn fine one. This tool goes in deep. All steel construction and a tapered, pointed blade means this thing will dig right into dense, hardpacked and clayey soil. You can even keep the blade edge sharp with a file for well … super penetration.
Junk picker, antique hunter, self-mover, whatever you call yourself – you can’t call yourself a pro until you’ve got a pair of Treasure Wheels at the ready. Simply screw the clamp to that big, cumbersome object of your desire, and roll it on home. Easy as that.
Genius-psychopath, Ted Kaczynski, aka the Unabomber, is locked-up in a federal pen and will never get out. The rogue terrorist, whose decades long bombing spree injured 23 people and killed 3, was eventually taken down in a massive FBI sting. Now, US Marshals are auctioning off his personal effects with proceeds going to the victim’s families. His famous hoodie, aviators and even the typewriter used to write his bizarre manifesto are all up for grabs. Looks like the Smithsonian wasn’t interested.