The problem with airlines’ 50-pound weight limit on bags is that most bags weigh a good 7 or 8 pounds, meaning you (or she) only get to ram 42-43 pounds of stuff into you suitcase. This collection of roller cases from Tumi are ultra light & offer extra capacity for packing more in.
You may never take this rugged 16-megapixel-photo-HD video-GPS-Wi-Fi camera 60 feet underwater but you could. You could also drop it from over 6-feet without breaking it. But better than the long list of features: it comes in camo.
Unless you’re Travis Pastrana or Shaun White, you don’t have a team of filmers following you around to capture every extreme move you make. The Soloshot unit is like a robotic cameraman for us regular guys. It attaches to a tripod with a camera on it, links with a tracking transmitter that you wear & adjusts the unmanned camera to stay focused on you as you get rad.
The Grub Hub is a complete backcountry camp kitchen, equipped with everything you need to turn camp cooking into a gourmet affair. It holds your stove, offers pockets for everything, a soft-sided sink for washing, 9 sq. ft of table space plus telescoping arms for holding lanterns, hydration, pots, pans, paper towels, you name it. It’s pretty much the kitchen equivalent of a Swiss Army knife.
A clean, minimalist design rendered in metal and concrete, the Manhattan Cabinet, from designer Cornelia Norgren, offers stylish storage for any room in your home. Shelves are fully adjustable and come in a variety of colors.
Guitar players, DJ’s and even jazz flutists will appreciate the pro-audio sound and super-deep low end drive that iLoud delivers. With guitar and mic inputs, it was designed with musicians’ needs in mind, making it a legit studio monitor in a portable package. Available Spring 2013.
For unexpected power outages or missions that take you off the grid, this portable, solar powered generator provides power to recharge laptops, phones, cameras, and lights, plus thousands of other electronics, with outlets for 12V, AC, and USB. The generator gets a full charge in 4 hours from a wall outlet or car charger & in 5-6 from the sun, providing enough juice to keep everything up & running until power is restored or you’re back from the boondocks. Available Spring 2013.
Second only to cleaning toilets, the impossibly mundane task of cleaning windows can now be handed over to someone, actually something, better suited to the task than higher beings such as ourselves. This window cleaning robot suctions to the glass and gets it done in a thorough, streak-free way that you never would. Even if you tried. Available mid-2013.
It didn’t take long to figure out that the five hundred dollar Brooklyn-made chrome axe sucked for actual use, and now you need something to get the wood chopped. This 5-ton electric splitter will do it. It goes through logs up to 20-inches in diameter like a hot knife through butter powered by a 15 amp electric motor. Source
Try as you may, it’s impossible to get homemade pizza to come out of your oven as bubbly, crisp, and chewy as a real woodfired pizza oven does. Enter the Uuni, a compact woodfired mini-oven for making your own gourmet woodfired pies at home. Once you prep the Uuni, it’ll reach temps of up to 800º, cooking your pizzas to perfection in just 3-4 minutes. Shipping this summer. Source