American soldiers battling in the streets of the Middle East are wearing these 5.11 tactical backpacks, while you surf the web shopping. Made of burly 1050-denier nylon and Molle-webbing equipped to carry all types of cargo, this bag will work perfectly for your little civilian day hikes and nature walks. Made in the USA, of course.
With waterproof materials and military spec construction, this rucksack is built for all-weather, everyday abuse. Multiple weatherproof pockets and urethane coated zippers keep out the elements and keep your laptop snug & dry. werd is in SoCal, so we don’t really need this kind of weatherproofing. We realize, however, that you might.
Jimi Hendrix, Eddie Van Halen, Jimmy Page—the greatest guitar players in rock-n-roll history all plugged into a giant wall of Marshall amps to rock the crowd. Now, the iconic brand makes headphones bringing that huge sound straight into your earholes. The Major is a classic over-the-ear ’phone with the power to melt your brain like a Hendrix solo.
Tom’s Shoes was built upon their One-for-One donation strategy. For every pair they sell, they donate a pair to a child in need. This charity outreach has now shoed literally millions of kids. Now, Tom’s is giving the hipsters something else to make them feel good about. Sunglasses. Buy any pair of these shades and help Tom’s bring vision to the world’s sightless and vision impaired.
On a hot summer day, the last thing you want to happen with your wheelbarrow full of steaming manure is to lose a grip and dump it out halfway to your destination. Talk about losing your shit! The sturdy steel loop handles on this 6-cubic foot hauler make all the difference. They help you keep a grip from portage to pour-out, no bull.
We all want to perform a little better in bed. This “un-alarm” clock might help. It not only measures & tracks your sleep patterns, it syncs with your iPhone to wake you up in a new way. No shocking alarm bells, the Lark wristband sensor just vibrates gently to stir you awake. It also lets your bedmate go right on sleeping.
Sometimes you get that urge and you just have to burn one. Staring into the fire is better than 3D, HD, IMax, Blu-ray, all that. It’s primal. Spark up this 30-inch fireplace and take everyone out into the backyard for some s’mores or ghost stories or just stare at the flames in silence. Burning wood is quality entertainment.
Now that you’re a big boy, wearing a knapsack to carry your work is a little goofy. Then again, toting a briefcase around like Willy Loman is pretty lame, too. This versatile carryall from Swiss bag makers Qwstion splits the difference. Carry it like a 30-pack into the office or wear it like a backpack when you hit the road. Metal hardware, leather trim, integrated laptop sleeve. Now go.
Like everyone, we’re still waiting to find out when Sony’s PS Vita will hit stores. But here’s what we can share about this new handheld addiction device: there will be two models, the “wi-fi only” version will be $250 and the slightly badder-ass 3G model will be $300. Sony has been bragging for months about the touch interactivity & motion that supposedly smokes the 3DS. When the release date is announced, we’ll be camped out in line at the big box store. See you there.
Whether you gotta drill, drive or just shed some light on the situation, this 12-volt cordless tool kit from Makita will do the dirty work. Powered by long-lasting Lithium-Ion batteries, the lightweight & powerful drill, impact wrench and flashlight go anywhere and everywhere to silence a wide range of household hiccups.