By now your keychain is getting crowded with all the EDC stuff, backup power supplies, etc. But a man has to eat. And this little rig makes scarfing on the fly as easy as pie. It’s a compact stainless steel fork, spoon, knife, & bottle opener that packs neatly into a little fob that’ll fit right in your pocket.
Robert Ames was a CIA operative; a highly connected spy working in the Middle East during the days of the Beirut hostage crisis & Arafat’s PLO. Ames was killed when a bomb exploded at the American Embassy in 1983. That bombing marked the beginning of Hezbollah as we know it today. Pulitzer-prize winning biographer Kai Bird tells the story.
Because you put stuff like bee pollen, kale, & beet juice in it, you’re most often making smoothies for one. And when you’re doing that, the compact Vitamix S30 is the blender you want. It comes with a 20-oz. portable drink container that will keep your healthy concoction cold on-the-go. A standard 40-oz container is also included. 5-year warranty.
You can drop this tool box literally 1000 thousand times filled with 50-lbs. of tools & it’ll be just fine. Milwaukee has also loaded a ton of handy features into their new, lockable 26″ Work Box.To name just a few:a weather-sealed lid with recessed hatches and mounting points to attach battery chargers, corner pockets to hold cordless tools in place for transport, pass-through side handles, & a groove molded into the lid to hold materials like small-diameter pipe, for cutting. Available June 2014.
The MPV 7100S. It mows the grass, works as a generator with its on-board 7100-watt generator, and when you remove the mower deck, it’ll take you out into the wilderness as an off-road vehicle capable of towing 550-lbs; you can even switch into electronic mode to creep silently through the forest.
Hopbox makes complete, small-batch home brew kits that include everything you need to make your own craft beer. Each kit is one-of-a-kind and hand built with aromatic pine and rustic cedar and includes complete written instructions and diagrams, a brewers’ log, and more than 25 tasty recipes to try. They also offer multiple sizes, capable of brewing one to three gallons of beer in just two weeks.
This backyard firepit is much better looking than a black hole burned into your lawn. Designed by Dutch pyro Frederik Roijé, the 6.5-foot tall Smokestack is made of Corten Steel, a metal that develops a protective oxide patina over time; giving it the look of copper through age & weathering.
In the oven or on the grill, this stainless steel chicken roaster suspends your bird upside-down in the air, providing 360-degree airlow, which ensures uniform cooking & crispy skin every time.
Products like Mophie’s new backup power supply are making it harder to use the old “my phone died” excuse for everything. It fits on your keyring and provides power to your iPhone or iPod with its integrated fold-out Lightning connector.
If an aftermarket carbon-fiber hood for your car is too aggro, maybe start here: CarbonLite makes tools out of the carbon fiber. Their kits include combo metric & standard in sizes 5/8, 9/16,1/2, 7/16, 3/8, 10mm, 12mm, 13mm, 14mm, &15mm. They’re super light but strong & the teeth of the wrenches are made of hardened stainless.