With over 3,900 pieces, Lego’s forthcoming Bucket Wheel Excavator is officially the largest Lego Technic set to date. Completed, it stands 16-inches tall & 18-inches long. It’s got countless moving parts like a rotating bucket, working tank treads, & conveyor belts—even a motor. And how cool is it that it can be rebuilt into an aggregate processing plant?
This wi-fi enabled countertop home juicer was designed by Yves Behar & features an almost Apple-esque aluminum design. Similar to Nespresso machines, it uses ready-prepared packets of washed/chopped fruit & produce to create your cold-pressed juice.
SylvanSport makes ultra-light modular camper trailers & they teamed up with portable solar specialists Goal Zero to create an integrated solar kit for the GO Trailer. The Sunny Side Up kit features a Yeti 400 solar generator, 2 solar panels, a 350–lumen LED light & all the accessories needed to run lights, power your devices, even watch movies when you’re off on an adventure.
Talk about NES-stalgia! Nintendo just announced the release of a new system called the NES Classic Edition. It looks like the old school original but is much smaller and comes with 30 built-in games instead of cartridges. Donkey Kong, Galaga, Zelda—all the classics. The new controller is designed to work exactly like the old rectangular one & also works with Wii systems. Connects to your TV with an HDMI cable. Available in November.
The weather-proof Nest Outdoor Camera provides around-the-clock security for your home or business. It records everything & saves 30 days worth of footage in cloud storage. If anything happens, you get an alert on your phone. Audio capability also allows you to listen & even talk back for communicating on things like deliveries, dogsitters, & drop-offs.
Like all of Yeti’s overbuilt coolers, the Hopper Flip 12 offers bombproof construction to endure years of hard use & abuse. The exterior is made of tough TPU-laminated nylon & features a watertight, airtight Hydrolok zipper plus a removable shoulder strap & MOLLE webbing for attaching gear. The interior lining is a food-grade anti-microbial material. At 3.2-gallon capacity, it is sized for packing a family picnic or toting a 12-pack.
Designed by renowned audio engineer Gordon Rankin & featuring all aluminum construction plus audiophile-quality components, Feniks Essence speakers are a serious standout when it comes to desktop speaker systems. They deliver 50 watts of crisp, full range sound per channel & feature a 24-bit / 96kHz DAC. They can be powered by USB or 3.5mm analog connector and feature a simple, top-mounted volume dial for control.
There are tourists and then, there are explorers. This forthcoming guidebook is definitely for the latter. Atlas Obscura celebrates over 600 of the strangest and most curious places in the world. From architectural & environmental marvels like the Stalacpipe Organ in Virginia to the M.C. Escher-like stepwells in India, to weird museums, & cultural events—like the baby jumping festival in Spain. Open it to any page and expect the unexpected.
The Jack Rack is a cooler way to keep your keys organized. The wall-mounted racks look like mini guitar amplifiers and use Pluginz keychains—which are made of actual ¼” input jacks—to keep all your keys handy. It’s sturdy enough to hold BBQ tools, kitchen utensils, and other small tools, too.
It can be tough to get that fish tank taste out of your favorite water bottle but the Strive Advance from OXO has a solution. The bottle unscrews in the middle, making it easier to clean. Much easier to add ice, too. The lid has a smaller opening for spill-free sipping & is tethered to the bottle. the 24-ounce bottle is made of BPA-free & dishwasher safe Tritan plastic.