Austin’s Son Of A Sailor Jewelry & Supply has given the full range of classic, beechwood-handle Opinel knives their own signature aesthetic by hand-painting them in a variety of colors and styles.
The Pfeiffer Collection of desk accessories from Evernote includes a slotted cup—no good for drinking but great for stashing stuff. There’s also a pair of walnut wood trays and a tablet dish that will keep your iPad game tight. The craftsman behind the collection is Oakland-based master furniture designer Eric Pfeiffer
Something like 100 billion single-use plastic water bottles are thrown in the trash each year. Using a bottle like this instead can keep you from adding to that number. And the Stash collapsible, soft-sided BPA & PVC free bottle squishes down to just 2-inches when empty, so it takes up minimal space. When you need a drink just pop it up and fill. Available November 2014.
Each of these 10 new single-piece mini pry bar multi-tools from Leatherman are a bit different from the next, allowing you to choose exactly what you need from an assortment of screwdrivers, metric & Imperial box wrenches, they’re all made of corrosion-resistant 420 stainless steel.
An insider’s look at the disturbing reality of ‘Greek life’ from the hallowed halls of Dartmouth College. Writer Andrew Lohse, former Rush Chairman for Sigma Alpha Epsilon drank urine and swam in a swampy kiddie pool of filth for his “brothers” and has now revealed his insights.
It contains 10 LED lights that brighten up a 15sq. foot area for 6-12 hours on a full charge. Clean, sustainable, waterproof, shatterproof. And when you buy one LUCI, you can also “give” another at a discounted rate, which LUCI will send to people in energy-impoverished areas across the globe, where they replace costly, polluting kerosene lights.
If you’ve ever had those slimy debt collectors blowing up your phone, you already know that the world of consumer debt collection is a rotten business. But this book is an exposé on the whole sordid underbelly of the biz, following a former bank executive and an armed robber who team up to chase paper—uncollected debt—all over the USA. While you wait for the October release, read this adaptation recently written for the New York Times Magazine.
Nothing says “today already sucks” like ripping up your breakfast toast with slabs of cold, hard butter. This butterknife can change that without a heated blade or the need to leave your butter on the counter overnight to botulize. The blade works like a cheese grater to aerate and ribbon the butter into an easily spreadable form. A fully funded Kickstarter campaign.
Because electronics are always essential in off-grid locations like mountaintops and backcountry campsites, Outdoor Tech’s new Kodiak Waterproof power supply is going to be a lifesaver. Shockproof, waterproof, & impervious to the elements, the 9.4-ounce gizmo will supply 6000 milliamps of power to your phone, tablet, GoPro, & other rechargables.
The other 8 or 9 books about Bob Dylan cover the music, his influence, interviews. This new one from Bob’s close friend and tour manager Victor Maymudes is the story of Dylan’s personal history, constructed using Maymudes’ taped, 24-hour recording of personal memories, after which he died from a brain aneurysm.