Why dump cash into bolt-on performance upgrades and cheap body kits for your Civic or Subaru when you can buy a car that does a hundred MPH right out of the wrapper? We wonder. Traxxas’ high performance XO-1 model is the fastest 1/7th scale RC car out there, it hits 100 in under 5 seconds. No modifications needed.
Everything is cooler in Brooklyn, even the lowly extension cord. This 8-foot cloth covered extension cord from urban axemen Best Made will look a lot better snaking through your office than a safety orange one. Just remember it’s not weatherproof, so keep it indoors and don’t pee on it.
The fact that 1 in 6 people on this planet lack access to stable electricity is kind of a downer but it’s the reason these inflatable photovoltaic solar lights were developed. LuminAid lights are cheaper, lighter, and easier to ship to global disaster zones. They also look pretty cool. A 6-hour charge gives them a 5 hour life, all with no operating costs. Each purchase sends an additional light to someone in need. Source
Those “Lost Fluffy” signs you see stapled around the neighborhood are kinda funny until you’re making one of your own. The Tagg pet tracker will eliminate this not-funny-now experience. Using a lightweight collar unit and app-driven GPS technology, you’ll find him fast. In a pinch, it could also work for kids. Just sayin’
This leather-clad charging station from Restoration Hardware rolls up like a Philly blunt and features connectors for iPhone, Mini USB, Micro USB, and Samsung devices, which can all be used simultaneously with just one power source. Unlike the blunt, this will pack easily and legally into your luggage for travel.
You’ll probably have to explain how this Dunder-Mifflin copy paper is a joke to some people at your workplace, especially once it’s out of the box. Regardless, it’s good quality paper: 20-pound stock and 92 bright. If you’re among those who need the explanation, it’s a reference to the television sit-com The Office. Laugh now.
A keychain. To most people it’s an item about as important as toilet paper—necessary but who cares what kind you use? Well, ML Brown cares. They designed a braided leather keychain for Outlier that features sea-worthy Harken hardware. Ultra Soft yet durable.
Instead of worrying about what toxins are leeching into your drink from your bottle, ditch plastic all together and go for glass. This double-wall insulated food-grade, BPA-free bottle leeches nothing. It also features a handy, removable tea strainer for all you tea heads.
Calepino is kind of like the Field Notes of France. They make classic, round-cornered, pocket notebooks. But Calepino also makes pens and wooden pencils; all locally produced near Paris. The Panoplie collection includes 3 notebooks and a 6-pack each of the pencils and black ink M10 ballpoint pens.