Made of breathable, weather-resistant Schoeller stretch canvas, these bike/adventure shorts from Venice Beach, CA-based Coldsmoke Co. are designed for all-condition comfort in the saddle or on the trail.
Made by hand in Los Angeles, Bare Light stands apart from others due to its clear glass socket; a design that (safely) reveals the light’s electrical components as well as creating a unique refractive glow. Bare Light also features a classic cloth cord.
If you grew up staging elaborate battles or even just chewing the heads off of green plastic toy Army Men, this collection of classic Army Men rendered in sterling silver will take you back. The collection includes 13 different 2-inch figures with all the classic poses & weapons.
The Phree Pen lets you write on any surface and stores your notes, drawings, and genius ideas directly to your phone through the Phree app. It also lets you write, send & receive messages in your own hand.
Oregon-based Tiktaalik makes professional quality chef’s knives designed for outdoor cooking and camping. They feature no handles, making them more compact for travel & blades are made of surgical-quality Swedish Sandvik steel with a hardness range of 54-61 HRC.
Nest Thermometer, Nest Smoke Alarm, & yes, now Nest Cam. It’s a home security cam that shoots 1080P HD & is packed with the same smart, simple features and clean design that have made the brand’s other products so popular. The Nest Aware App feeds you direct data from the cam so you can monitor your home when you’re not home.
Made of eco-friendly plastic and bamboo, this desktop solar charger is designed to look like a Gingko tree and features a 4.000 mAh lithium battery that stores the clean energy it produces. The tree’s base acts as a stand for your phone or tablet while charging via USB.
Kniper is a tactical knife nicely weight-balanced for accurate throwing. It also functions as a wrench, wire stripper, nail remover, a “tobacco” pipe, fork, screwdriver & inclinometer/sundial and features a ruler, rangefinder & lash points for rigging it to a spear.
California-based Nixon watches really works that little sweet spot between quality & affordability. Their Ranger 45 is a perfect case in point. It features a Miyota Japanese quartz 3 hand movement, a 45mm stainless steel case waterproof to 100 meters, & a 24mm solid stainless 3 link bracelet, leather or nylon strap. Available in Black, Silver & Gunmetal.
Precise dimming control & virtually unlimited adjustability make Fade Lamp a solid choice for shedding light on your workstation. The dimmer & color temperature multi-slider control allows light to be precisely set from multiple levels and a temperature range of 2700 to 5600 K. It also offers 120º range of vertical motion & 270º of rotation.