This Li-Ion powered headlamp does more than just turn on & off. The packaging actually turns into a lamp. Yup. It charges up with its micro-USB adapter, comes with a mount for your bike, & switches over to red light for night vision. Photo credit.
It’s easy to feel like half the man you used to be when you’re wearing an apron & properly pronouncing endive. One possible antidote to Kitchen Emasculation would be to get your dishpan hands on this set of Samurai sword knives. The set of 4 includes a bread, utility, & paring knife as well as a chef’s meat carver. Chop Chop!
After years of creating some of the best looking & safest helmets for action sports, Massachusetts-based Bern Unlimited has finally released a cycling-specific model. For all you cyclists’ dying to ditch your pointy, space-age, Tour de Nerd style helmet, Bern’s Allston is the one. All the features you want, & no conehead. About time.
This pack is so slim it makes Miley Cyrus look like the lost Kardashian sister. And even though it’s only 3.5-inches deep when fully packed, it holds more than just your 15” MacBook Pro. Made of water-resistant Ballistic nylon, the interior of the faux-suede lined Slim also features pockets for your iPad, documents, and a built-in GRID-IT pocket for properly organizing all your gadgetry.
Claimers generally claim that they’re heading into the wilderness to disconnect. Yeah right! So why are there 57 different products for charging your phone in the woods? Exactly. Here’s another. The collapsible FlameStower captures the excess residual heat from your cookstove to charge USB powered devices. Phone, iPad, mini-RC helicopter, you know, all those things you need to get in touch with mother nature.
Yeah, Zippo makes it but don’t worry, it’s not flammable. Not going to turn your tent into a molten polyester death cocoon. It’s actually just a super-durable LED lantern that you can drop, soak, or throw at your snoring tent mate’s giant head. You can also extend the life of the Li-Ion battery with its adjustable brightness feature by turning it down as low as 10%.
From the fine folks who brought high-end woodchopping devices to Brooklyn comes a knife/multi-tool for the avid seaman. The British-made stainless steel knife features a marlin spike, a serrated sheep’s foot blade, can opener, & a locking slot shackle. A vital piece of hardware whether or not you ever set sail.
When you drink beer, at least you know what’s in there. And the truth is, the stuff that’s bad for you is what you enjoy most. But when it comes to drinking water, nobody wants bad stuff in there. The Grayl is a portable water-filtration cup that ensures the water you drink will be pure. It features G3+, three filtering technologies that remove protozoa, bacteria, viruses, chemicals, & heavy metals. It’s also 100% BPA-free.
Kids won’t know who Mad Max is or was when this game comes out for PS4 in early 2014. All they need to know is that it involves lots of bullets, bloodshed, and a lone warrior fighting to survive in a dystopian wasteland. Old dudes however, will remember that Mad Max was a badass cop played by Mel Gibson before he sucked.
You may not need a powerful LED flashlight everyday but ChargeLight also works as a backup power supply for your phone, with a Li-Ion cell that offers enough juice to fully charge a dead phone once or twice, thereby solving a daily dilemma.