Everything is cooler in Brooklyn, even the lowly extension cord. This 8-foot cloth covered extension cord from urban axemen Best Made will look a lot better snaking through your office than a safety orange one. Just remember it’s not weatherproof, so keep it indoors and don’t pee on it.
Stuff sacks are cool ’cause they’re easy to pack: Just stuff stuff in. This one from Killspencer is made from upcycled surplus military parachute fabric.
Attention Lego nerds, put down your toys and pick up this 300-page full-color Lego coffee table book. It might just provide you with some ammo when people ask the inevitable question, “Aren’t you a little old for Legos?”
This leather-clad charging station from Restoration Hardware rolls up like a Philly blunt and features connectors for iPhone, Mini USB, Micro USB, and Samsung devices, which can all be used simultaneously with just one power source. Unlike the blunt, this will pack easily and legally into your luggage for travel.
You’ll probably have to explain how this Dunder-Mifflin copy paper is a joke to some people at your workplace, especially once it’s out of the box. Regardless, it’s good quality paper: 20-pound stock and 92 bright. If you’re among those who need the explanation, it’s a reference to the television sit-com The Office. Laugh now.
Instead of worrying about what toxins are leeching into your drink from your bottle, ditch plastic all together and go for glass. This double-wall insulated food-grade, BPA-free bottle leeches nothing. It also features a handy, removable tea strainer for all you tea heads.
If you’re a drinker and a gambler, you’ll feel like the luckiest guy alive every time you draw this card. Beer opener, stainless steel, wallet size, winning.
Unless you find something strangely erotic about your lady cruising around the house in a Snuggie, maybe you should try these radiator boosters to beef up your underpowered radiant heating system. They mount directly to your heaters and blow heat from the wall out into the room where you want it. Source
Calepino is kind of like the Field Notes of France. They make classic, round-cornered, pocket notebooks. But Calepino also makes pens and wooden pencils; all locally produced near Paris. The Panoplie collection includes 3 notebooks and a 6-pack each of the pencils and black ink M10 ballpoint pens.
Cardboard is good for boxes but it’s not the greatest flavor for a sandwich. Or a soup. If you’ve got a Mobile Foodie Survival Kit in your pocket, you can give cardboard cuisine a dash of flavor with your own handy array of organic herbs and spices. They’re small, stackable and stashable.