It’s an incredible story of survival at sea. Sure, you know how it ends already but the story of Salvador Alvarenga’s fateful Mexican fishing trip is nothing short of insane. Instead of a 2 day fishing trip, Salvador got lost & drifted at sea for 14 months, eventually ending up 9000 miles away in the Marshall Islands.
Brooklyn-based Best Made is known for axes and archery supplies & now they’re delving into apparel. Their Down Hooded Pullover features a water-resistant polyester shell, 600 fill down insulation, and a micro-ripstop nylon interior lining.
Snowboarding has finally hit middle age and what comes with that? Nostalgia products. In collaboration with technical apparel brand Neighborhood, Burton is now offering the Throwback, a bindingless snow-surfer modeled after their original 1981 Backhill board. It features plywood construction, traction padding, and a rope handle for that old school, stand-up sledding vibe.
Tag Heuer’s new Android Wear connected timepiece features a robust 46mm case made of titanium and a transflective display that’s easy to read in direct sunlight. The Intel-powered smarts include email, app & phone notifications, & activity tracking, as well as bluetooth, wi-fi, and a mic for voice controls.
Food-grade stainless construction, double-walled vacuum insulation, and a ‘no sweat’ design makes this everyday 10 oz. tumbler from Yeti smart but also simple. Use it for all kinds of cocktails or even boring boozeless drinks without ever leaving a ring on the table. An optional lid is also available when you need “one for the road.”
In an age of almost unlimited craft beer options, Beer Bites gets you up to speed on what exactly to eat with all these new/old/gourmet beers. 65 recipes from around the world, featuring everything from apps to snacks to main courses to pair with your favorite brews.
Frontier’s wood-fired camp stoves were first developed for use in disaster relief zones & what they learned about portability, packability and weight-saving, they put into the Frontier Plus, a stove made for heating & cooking in a walled cabin tent. It breaks down & folds up for easy portability.
The AirBolt smart travel lock is designed to keep your bags secure. It links to your phone via Bluetooth 4.2 & uses AES 128-bit encryption to automatically & securely lock & unlock when your phone is in range. You can also opt for PIN access. If and when you’re out of range, AirBolt sends an alert. A funded Kickstarter.
You deserve a proper set of wireless over ear headphones. The over ear MW60 from Master & Dynamic would be a wise choice. Clean industrial design, full-grain cowhide leather trims & soft lambskin inside the ear pads. Foldable hinges, 16-hour battery. And sound? More good stuff: a pair of 45mm Neodymium high-performance drivers.
This drone takes-off, lands, & hovers with just the push of a button on your wrist controller. While airborne, you control flight maneuvers using only the movement of your head. A set of VR goggles linked to the camera gimbal gives you a bird’s eye view of the drone allowing you to fly freely using the 12MP camera to capture 1080HD video.