Lego’s Haunted House is recommended for ages 14 and up. But seriously, if your fourteen-year old is still playing with Legos, it’s probably time to have the talk. For old guys like you though, there’s not much hope so you may as well keep playing.
There’s nothing quite as refreshing as a stiff vodka & soda after a few hours slogging up a hiking trail loaded down with a backpack. And if your pack happens to contain a Carbonator Bottle, you can mix yourself up that cocktail in seconds flat. The bottle design features an activator cup where you pour in the carbonating powder, then simply shake it and start sipping a bubbly beverage.
The original Wenger Swiss Army knife really needs no introduction but L.L. Bean is releasing a fresh model to mark their 100th Anniversary. This one is made with reclaimed walnut wood, making each limited-edition knife unique in color and grain. It also features a 100-year logo engraved in the blade.
Tools are like beer, if you’re into them, you’re always searching for the new one that has it all. With that in mind, the Matrix system tool from Black & Decker is a good find. The design features a single base power unit with a variety of head attachments that let you go from drilling, sanding, routering, and sawing by just popping on a new head. Available October 2012.
Conquering the main goal in taking your lady camping depends entirely on maintaining that “rugged, outdoor-type” mystique that vanishes the instant she realizes you have no idea how to set up the tent. To ensure that you actually do get her into said tent, Kelty has developed an inflatable tent design that allows even the most clueless to pitch it in under a minute. Available Spring 2013.
What you’re looking at here is the latest Dremel. It’s the most powerful model in their line of versatile rotary tools. Think of it as the Dodge Viper of Dremels. 6-speeds, top speed of up to 35K RPMs, tool-free EZ-change head, plus they offer 40+ accessories. Available October 12.
The Systm case for iPhone 4 doesn’t have airbags yet but these impact-resistant cases do feature tough materials like Poron XRD foam and features like guardrails and bumpers to keep your phone from exploding on impact.
Why wouldn’t you employ a robot to clean your gutters? It won’t fall off the ladder and sue you. All you have to do is drop this Lithium battery powered crud cleaner into your gutter then stand down below feeling smart while drinking a craft beer. When it’s finished doing your dirty work, hang it on the belt clip and go show it off to the guy next door.
Technology continues to creep steadily into everyday objects, like touchscreen refrigerators & bluetooth chew toys for the dog. Now the screwdriver is getting crept on. This motion-activated, gyro-powered screwdriver makes it easier: Just a quick twitch of the wrist instead of flipping a switch to go from forward to reverse. How have we survived this long without it? Available October 1. Source
This backpack from The Real Deal Brazil looks like it’s seen some hard miles because it has. Before being transformed into a pack it lived a full life as tarp covering truck payloads on the sketchy freeways of Brazil. Fully upcycled and made in Brazil, the Belem pack is TRDB’s latest offering. Their original recycled tarp product is a wide brimmed sun hat, seen on Woody Harrelson’s head in the movie Zombieland.