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.
Some guys just call a contractor. Other guys save an amazing amount of money by doing the job themselves. If you fall into the latter, you might deserve Ryobi’s badass 18-Volt cordless multi-tool kit. A whole range of adapter heads snap on to this unit for chopping, drilling, cutting, sanding … get that DIY done right.
Don’t let the process of wallet selection take up too much time in your life. This slim, modest little unit is handmade with genuine leather and British wool felt. It’s got a pocket for coins. Unless you’re one of those coin jingler types, this wallet has your back pocket written all over it.
Have you bought into all this twenty-twelve apocalypse malarkey? We don’t mean an emotional buy-in, we mean literally, buying in. Act scared, man. Then you’ve got an excuse to get this 7-piece Gerber weapon kit: An axe, a couple machetes, several small knives. All stealth and packed in a durable canvas case.
If it looks like a bomb went off in your bag, backpack, luggage, or life in general, these burly little American-made zippered field pockets from GoRuck will get your junk show in order. Fill ’em, zip ’em, done. Instantly organized.
WiiFit totally sucks. If you want some in-home simulation that’s also guaranteed to provide some stimulation, this flight simulator could be just the thing. It’s the real deal, an enclosed, fully-equipped sim unit with controls that can be modeled after the Cessna 172, Piper Seneca, or Mooney Bravo. Acceleration, braking, turbulence and all the other features of real flight are driven by a PC control system that is fully customizable. Price tag, sixty grand. Source
Honda’s Civic and Insight hybrids are doing nothing to evolve the hybrid car from its current status as the dorky weakling of the freeway. But Honda is the first to introduce a hybrid snowblower. Like the cars, a gas engine charges back-up batteries for the electric drivetrain however, unlike the cars, this thing looks like it’s actually got some nuts. Source
This flat, compact titanium pocket tool from Denmark’s Ansø knife brand opens beers. It also has a few more functions and does a bunch of other stuff but who gives a shit? We repeat, it opens beers.