Like a Salad Spinner for your dirty laundry, the electricity-free Drumi portable washing machine uses human pedal-power to clean your clothes. About the size of a small trash can, the Drumi will clean a small load in just minutes & draining out the dirty water is the mere push of a button.
Handheld flossers are faster & easier to operate than traditional dental floss but they also produce much more plastic landfillage. Goodfloss however has created a better flosser. For one, they’re biodegradable. They also feature a toothpick & come in snap-apart 4-packs that fit in your wallet like a credit card.
Fave brand knives are designed & crafted in the suburbs of Boston. These full-tang high-carbon 420 stainless steel knives feature a versatile blade design made by one of America’s oldest knifemakers, R. Murphy Knives of Ayer, Mass. They use reclaimed hardwoods for the handles and come in 2 sizes, with either a 3” or 4” blade.
A big, beefy battery for your home. Powerwall’s main purpose is to store solar energy, however, the battery can also draw energy from the electrical grid during off-peak hours when rates are low and store it for future use. So you get a nice back-up power solution and a level of independence from the power grid. Multiple batteries can be combined together for a more powerful setup.
Danish audio brand AIAIAI flipped the formula for finding the right headphone. Their modular TMA-2 system allows you to build your own pair by choosing the pieces & parts that fit your style with a range of options for headbands, cables, speaker units and earpads to make your perfect pair.
Sunny summer days are too precious for messing with a lame lawnmower. But John Deere has just released the S240 Sport, a fast, efficient residential ride-on mower powered by an 18.5 hp Kawasaki FS Series engine & a smooth K46 hydrostatic transmission.
Designed by slingshot scientist Nathan Masters for target practice, hunting, or just terrifying your friends, this high-powered Sling Shot from Base Camp X features a Spectra laminate core & a walnut handle & scales. A 3/4” straight cut band delivers the power & a leather Rockstar pouch holds your ammo. Don’t forget your eye protection.
The Bandit action cam from TomTom offers some unique features like a “shake to edit” function that creates a ready-to-share edit of your highlights. You can also tag locations, make your own easy in-app edits, and share them as you go. The camera offers 2.7K (30FPS) and 4K (15FPS) capabilities, as well as GPS functionality.
The GoSun Grill is a compact, tabletop grill powered by the sun. The design is clean & simple & your food is cooked in a glass vacuum-walled cylinder that remains cool to the touch. And because it has a battery that can store up to 2-hours worth of power, it can even cook when the clouds roll in or after the sun goes down. via
Geoffrey Pyke was an inventor, a war reporter, an escaped WWI POW, campaigner, father, & educator who lived an incredible & incredibly strange life—wrote a best-seller, made a fortune in the stock market, revamped the British pre-school education system, & was most likely a high-ranking spy for the Soviets. This book tells the whole crazy story.