Made with leather from the rare Black Komodo dragon or even the elusive White Alligator. Nah, just kidding. Unofish offers premium basketballs handcrafted using deluxe Italian and imported leathers.
The 12 exotic single-origin chocolates encased in this handmade leather portfolio include samples of smoked and leather aged 68% Dominican, 75% Palos Blanco, & 75% Madagascar. These gourmet dark chocolate bars will probably go quick but the portfolio will last a lifetime. A collaboration between Make Smith and Twenty-Four Blackbirds out of Santa Barbara, CA.
Modeled after Stone Age cutting tools but crafted from one solid piece of stainless steel, the Primitive Knife fits perfectly in your palm making a versatile chopping tool in the kitchen. Designed and made in Italy.
When it comes to bike locks, it doesn’t get much better than a U-Lock. Except that now an Italian company has introduced the smart version. Using Bluetooth 4.0 LE, the curiously named Ulock communicates with a PIN code-protected iOS & Android app to lock & unlock without a key. In proximity mode, it will automatically lock itself when the user (and their phone) moves more than 3 meters away & unlock once they come back into range. Shipping throughout Europe. No word on US availability.
Made in the USA from a real military ammo box, the Blue Ridge Stove is a portable camp stove that heats up quickly for making meals, boiling water or even heating up a small shelter or cabin tent. It features a hinged, latching door and a sliding air intake for proper venting plus a 3” stovepipe chimney.
They call this tactical flashlight the Tiny Monster because it fits in your hand but blasts a blindingly bright 3800 lumens, making it ounce-for-ounce the smallest & most powerful light available. It offers variable brightness, Strobe Mode for emergencies, and an SOS Signal Mode. It’s also submersible to 2 meters.
The COBI system turns your normal bike into a smart bike. Connect with the App, drop your phone into the bar-mounted cradle/phone charger/LED headlight and simply ride while COBI enhances your pedaling experience with over 100 intelligent features like automatic lights, turn signals, theft alarm, accelerometer, and 96 others.
This smart shirt from Hexoskin tracks metrics like heart rate, steps and calories burned, plus cadence, activity level, acceleration, breathing rate, heart rate recovery and more. It actually tracks 42,000 data points per minute through sensors woven right into the textile. That data is sent to a 1.4 oz device that plugs into the shirt and its dedicated app is compatible with both iOS & Android phones. It also keeps you really warm.
The SmartHome kit from LittleBits makes it easy to program and automate everything in your home. The cloudBit lets you connect pretty much anything to the internet. The kit also includes an MP3 player, a temperature sensor, and an IR transmitter. With instructions for 14 different projects and 11 accessories to help build them, the kit enables you to do anything from create your own smart thermostat to hack into random devices and connect them to your home.