This book is a raw, first-hand look into the life of America’s private paramilitary warriors and their highly secretive work around the world. Written by Jamie Smith, a founding director of Blackwater & a paramilitary contractor with more than 20 years of operations in war-torn hotspots, this is no Brian Williams report, this is the real deal.
Tuna Knobs are small conductive dials that give touchscreen DJ & music-making apps a tactile feel & control that makes mixing feel more real. They work with apps from Korg, iDJ2GO, TouchAble, Lemur, TouchOSC, and many more. Another funded Kickstarter project.
Willie is an American legend—a country music icon, outlaw, 10X Grammy winner, and activist. Now 80 years old, Nelson is opening the book on his extraordinary life. The highs, the lows. Drugs, ladies, the law, the songs, success & founding Farm Aid. It’s all in here.
Burnie is a self-burning all-wood, 100% natural grill that creates zero waste, requires no lighter fluid, contains no chemicals & requires no clean up. Simply unwrap it, hold a match to the center & it burns for hours. Could cooking at camp get any easier?
Wiha’s BiCut cutting tools are diagonal cutters that feature a “power” button that up-shifts the tool from its regular cutting mode to a higher power cutting mode. In this mode, the hardened steel blades do the job using 50% of the hand strength.
When YETI set out to make a better coozie, they chose 18/8 stainless steel and built it with double-wall vacuum insulation and a ThermoLock gasket, to keep your 12 ounce beverages colder while keeping your hands dry and un-frostbit. Or is it unfrostbitten?
The Quip toothbrush features vibrating bristles that pulse every 30 seconds, and a two-minute timer lets you know when you’ve scrubbed them suffiently. It’s got a premium plastic base, suction mount, light design, and a brushed metal travel cover plus, Quip offers effortless replacement service—every three months you’ll get new brush heads and toothpaste.
This card will replace all the cards in your wallet, allowing you to use them all by just swiping one. Swyp is made of metal and features a crisp, clear display that let’s you know which card you’re using & how much you’ve spent. It also features bank level encryption and a dynamic magnetic strip that allows you to use it everywhere you’d use a normal card. An intelligent app helps you manage your cards & even allows you to share funds.
It only takes a few rolls of film to realize you know nothing about photography. So now you’re ready to discard dad’s old 35mm in favor of something easier. Enter iPhone 6. And with the Moment case, you can make your new phone even better for photography. It features a shutter button, lens, and strap attachment. Another funded Kickstarter project.
Known for their expedition-quality campstoves, Primus also makes other premium camping gear like this 1-liter stainless steel vacuum bottle. It features a double-wall design for keeping hot drinks hot & cold ones cold. The screw-top doubles as a cup.