If & when your actual survival depends on something the size of a credit card, you know you are officially screwed. Then again, if that something is the Jackfish, you might just live to see another day. It’s a slim card holder that contains some essential tools, like a compass, knife, firesteel, windproof matches, a micro SD card to keep copies of important documents, plus a bunch of drivers & hex bits.
Created by engineer Sherman Poppen in 1965, the original Snurfer is the “toy” that started what we know today as snowboarding. Now, in a Poppen-approved reproduction, the original Snurfer is back, complete with the grab-rope on the nose.
With an Italian leather exterior and interior zippered pockets for all your products, this dopp kit from Octovo also features a hook for hanging & easy access to everything inside.
Made by Apple, exclusively for iPhone 6 & 6s, the Smart Battery Case backs up your device’s on-board battery with the power for an increased talk time up to 25 hours, internet use up to 18 hours on LTE, & even longer on audio & video playback.
The German-designed, military-grade ZUS is a smart USB car charger that also remembers where you parked, so you don’t have to wander the parking lot setting off the alarm. It also offers charging speeds 2X faster than most chargers & can fully charge 2 iPad Airs in under 4 hours.
When trying to grasp a complicated topic, excess Jargonese and incomprehensible technical terms do not help matters. This book’s author breaks down big ideas using simple, everyday language. Turning human cells, microwave technology, the physics of helicopters, & the Solar System into simple stuff.
The Tropical Teak toolbox is handmade & hewn from 30-year-old sustainably harvested teak sourced from plantations in Nicaraqua. With dimensions of L18″ X W8″ X H10″ its lower compartment holds larger tools while the upper tray offer storage for nails, screws, and smaller items. Also available in walnut.
From the makers of some of the world’s finest outdoor adventure gear, The North Face’s HyperAir GTX Jacket is a big deal: it’s the most breathable waterproof jacket they’ve ever created. Utilizing a new fabric called GORE-TEX Active, it offers better breathability, reduced sweat accumulation and faster moisture transport than ever before. Available December 15.
James Peisker and Chris Carter own & operate Nashville’s now-infamous Porter Road Butcher; a landmark in the city’s food scene. Their new book will teach you techniques & trade secrets for grinding, seasoning, stuffing, & smoking your own sausages at home.
Two authentic American brands, Shinola & Brooklyn-based Crisloid teamed up to create a unique, premium game set. The 28–piece set of double–six black resin dominoes comes presented in a linen wrapped box, using the same linen cloth that covers Shinola journals, with Horween leather on the lid’s interior.