For off-grid portable power & bright LED light in an amazingly lightweight package, it doesn’t get much easier than this inflatable solar lantern & phone charger from LuminAID. Weighing just 8.5 ounces & just 1” thick, it inflates into a 6” cube lantern with a 150-lumen output and 50-hour battery life. Charge it up in the sun or use its micro USB input for home charging. Its USB input powers up your phone, tablet & other devices.
Told in his own words, The Operator presents SEAL Team Operator Robert O’Neill’s awe-inspiring four-hundred-mission career, which included his involvement in attempts to rescue “Lone Survivor” Marcus Luttrell and abducted-by-Somali-pirates Captain Richard Phillips and ultimately culminated in those famous shots that killed the world’s most wanted terrorist, Osama bin Laden.
Hard-working bartenders constantly have wet hands, dip their digits into harsh chemical sanitizers, & need to repeatedly wash their hands throughout a shift. All this leads to dry, chapped, and even cracked hands. Vincent Skin Care was created by a bartending couple, Eric Uhrynowski and Pamela Maguire, who together found their own solution to this problem. Bartender’s Hand Salve is it: it provides natural moisture & a waterproof barrier plus it’s paraben, phosphate, & scent-free.
This is the tale of a company of U.S. paratroopers who arrived in eastern Afghanistan in 2007 hoping to help the local people extend the Afghan government’s reach into this remote wilderness & quash the Taliban’s advance. Instead, they spent the next fifteen months under continuous attack, always outnumbered by Taliban fighters. Some of the “Chosen Few” survived; some did not. Two among them received the Medal of Honor for valor in combat.
The Magic Bridge adapter allows you to organize & streamline your desktop by connecting your Apple Magic Trackpad 2 to your Apple Wireless Keyboard. You can put the trackpad on either the left or right & the adapter gives you easy access to the power switch & Lightning ports for charging.
The FLR 30 is a compact & USB rechargeable bicycle brake light that makes clever use of an accelerometer to increase brightness as your speed decreases. This results in a dual-purpose light that alerts traffic as you slow down and/or come to a stop. A versatile mount allows it to be mounted in various positions: on your helmet, bike frame or seatpost.
From the werd.com archive…
Admit it. You have a special kind of love. One that doesn’t quite fit into the traditional mold. But, you’re a perfect match; mutually tweaked and head over heels. For you, special occasions usually mean writing in blank greeting cards. Not anymore. We found the goods, sincerely.
With the release of a new album in 2016—the first in a decade—Metallica proves yet again to be an enduring & unquestionably influential force in heavy rock. In this biography of front-man James Hetfield, music writer Mark Eglinton uses exclusive, firsthand interviews with prominent rock stars and key figures in Hetfield’s life to construct the definitive account of metal’s heaviest hitter.
Small enough to be stealth but capacious enough to tote everything in your ever-growing arsenal of EDC gear, the Connect Everyday Carry Bag has 12 compartments, 8 utility pockets, 3 cushioned inserts, an internal swivel hook, a paracord loop, a clear storage window for credit cards/ID, an earphone storage pocket, large outer mesh pockets, a magnetic front pouch, plus a shoulder trap & belt loops for 2 carrying options. Load it up & go.
If your favorite cup o’ Joe is a pour-over you brew yourself, the BRuX coffee mug will be your go-to when you’re on-the-go. It’s a vacuum-insulated 20-ounce steel mug & self-contained brew system with a standard cone coffee filter holder that nests inside. Pop in a filter, add coffee & water. Done.