Envirofit was founded to be a global social movement—to make cleaner, simpler cookstoves & improve the quality of life in developing regions. So far they’ve distributed over 5 million stoves. The new M-5000 is a completely customizable and locally adaptable low-emission cookstove with improved handles and legs for stability. It is a rocket style stove that burns biomass & it’s made at Envirofit’s first African manufacturing facility.
Two things that make the Beoplay H5 headphone a standout: best-in-class, Bang & Olufsen signature sound and the convenience of 4.2 Bluetooth wireless. A simple lanyard-style design with a magnet closure means you can take them out & keep them around your neck ’til you’re ready to listen. Batteries deliver 5 hour playtime with a 2-hour recharge.
With their new build-it-yourself bluetooth speaker cube. Bose wants to inspire kids’ curiosity. Following the instructions, the speaker is easy to assemble (for ages 8 & up) & it’s easy to personalize with different colors and covers. High quality Bose audio components are all there and it connects wirelessly to any phone or tablet.
Adidas worked with their team of world-class track athletes to develop the Ultra Boost Uncaged. It’s a lightweight runner with an internal mid-foot skeleton that provides exceptional flex & support. The upper is made of breathable PrimeKnit and features a multi-tiered lacing system.
Timahawk’s Survival Tool is a 27-inch axe/multi-tool that offers a lot of functions for wilderness survival scenarios. In addition to the 6-inch axe blade, it has an adze hammerhead for trenching and digging, plus a pry bar/nail puller. The business ends of this tool are made of 4130 hardened and heat-treated steel and the handle is made of recycled plastic.
Renowned Bushcraft specialist Joe Robinet—from History Channel’s Alone series & his eponymous YouTube channel—teamed up with YNOT to create a versatile rucksack for all sorts of adventures. The Wildland Scout is a 30-liter top loader made of 1000D Cordura. It features MOLLE webbing side panels for attaching modular pockets & other accessories; allowing for easy customization to suit every outing. A funded Kickstarter.
This limited edition 30-disc Blu-ray collection celebrates 50 years of Star Trek and includes every episode and feature film with the original crew, plus a new documentary with 2+ hours of fresh footage, the entire animated series, & a new director’s cut of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. There are also hours of extras, mini posters from the films, and a Starfleet pin.
Here is a simpler, more affordable alternative to installing a second router or other devices like Eero or Luna to improve the signal & speed-up wi-fi inside your home. Plume is a network of self-optimizing plug-in pods that provide a significant boost to wi-fi coverage and speed. In whatever slow zones and remote rooms need a boost, just plug one in.
Columbia’s OutDry Extreme Technology is an eco-friendly alternative to the non-biodegradable synthetic PFCs usually used for waterproofing outerwear. Instead, it uses a micro-perforated rubber-like membrane that repels water but still breathes. This tech is featured in the ECO Shell jacket, which is also made of 100% recycled material and available only in white—not dying the fabric saves 13 gallons of water per garment.
With a design that made its way into the MOMA, the Japanese-made Trusco Cantilever toolbox is made of enamel-coated metal and features a fold-out top. Removable metal dividers in the upper compartments let you keep small tools and parts sorted while the main compartment carries the bigger tools.