Marking the end of a 40-year partnership, Spalding sports is releasing its final run of NBA-endorsed Official Game basketballs. As the league’s official ball sponsor, the Spalding name made its mark in the game’s greatest moments over the last 4 decades. The final run of balls is available now—grab one before they bounce.
The Ignik Gas Growler eliminates those small green propane cans we use around camp, replacing the single-use, landfill-bound cans with a much cleaner option: a portable, reusable, refillable propane tank that gives as much gas as 5 of those little green guys. It complies with DOT specifications to allow for safe transport in your car, SUV, RV, or boat and includes a four-foot hose that’s compatible with any heater or stove that accommodates the single-use green propane bottles.
The Flat Top instantly converts your range stove into a flat top griddle. By eliminating the need for pots, pans, & skillets, it makes meal prep easier than ever. Whether you’ve got a gas, electric, glass-top or ceramic-top range, there’s a Flat Top that fits perfectly. Made in Kansas with heavy duty 3/16” American steel, they can handle temps up to 600º, offering a large 27” x 20” cook surface.
Brooklyn-based audio brand Grado Labs has once again upgraded its flagship Prestige headphones. With the addition of a powerful and intelligently-tuned 44mm driver, the all-new X Driver delivers their best, most advanced audio experience yet. The new model also features improved cables and a more cushy headband. Available now.
Backed by 10 years of research and tested in the field by paramedics, emergency physicians, Navy SEALs and a NASA flight surgeon, the 8-in-1 HÉROS shears are truly built for battle. They’ll cut through virtually anything: carbon fiber, kevlar, leather, seatbelts, heavy plastic, boots, luggage, you name it. Made of Japanese AUS-8 Steel, they cut with the power of a Great White’s jaw yet stay sharp no matter what you put them through. A funded Indiegogo.
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Memorial Day is upon us and the official start of summer is the perfect time to upgrade you’re old beach chair. We like the Tommy Chair from Business & Pleasure. It’s a recliner with 3 position comfort, a wood frame, and a durable umbrella-canvas seat in a classic stripe design. Built-in padded backpack straps make for easy transport from parking lot to the beach. Available in navy or black.
This is it. The biggest LEGO set ever—by number of pieces—is an all-new map of the world created entirely from 2-D tiles. With 11,695 pieces, it measures an impressive 41” X 25.5.” The kit consists of 40 Technic baseplates and mainly 1X1 round tiles. Of course you can customize the map by making your own continents and countries but brick-built pins also allow you to mark out places you’ve been to or want to visit. Recommended for ages 18+. Available June 1.
In a range that includes more than 20 different speakers, the latest addition to Bang & Olufsen’s Beosound lineup is the portable Beosound Explore, a waterproof, dust-proof, travel-friendly speaker boasting 27 hours of continuous playback. Its small size, sturdy aluminum-body construction, and an integrated carabiner clip make it a great option for on-the-go audio. Just remember, most other hikers don’t want to hear your Travis Scott playlist.
Designed for flawless function, the Titanium and Stainless Bands from Nomad Goods features classic looks for your new Apple Watch. With full titanium (or stainless) construction, it features adjustable links, integrated lugs, and a unique magnetic clasp for a modern touch. Available in black & raw stainless finish as well as with a DLC (diamond-like carbon) coating.
The Cleanstation from touch-free home innovators Simplehuman is a dedicated sanitation station purpose-built for iPhone. Drop your device in the slot where it’s lowered into the Cleanstation & in just 30-seconds, it is ejected germ-free. It uses UV-C LED lights to clean 99.99% of the surface area of your phone without ever touching it.
Designed perfectly to scale and adorned with intricate details, the architectural model kits from the Little Building Company have a look and feel that they could have come from the architect’s own studio. Choose from iconic kits like the Sydney Opera House, NY’s Guggenheim museum & Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple as well as custom made-to-order kits.
The Skogan Mid hiker from heritage Canadian boot-maker Kodiak is the perfect pair for summer adventure. Merging sneaker-like comfort with the stability of a retro hiker, this lightweight, breathable boot is a versatile summer go-getter. In addition to its easygoing good looks, the Skogan boasts 100% waterproof construction to handle wet mucky trails & summer squalls.
Designed for lightweight portability, the collapsible TrekChair uses trekking poles—your existing pair or ones you can order with the chair to support the seatback. This clever design shaves a ton of weight, making them 50% lighter than similar camp chairs. The chair weighs just 1.5 pounds & sets up in 30 seconds. Their premium trekking poles are made of carbon fiber & adjust to 54” in height. A funded Indiegogo.
Aeri is an inflatable outdoor canopy that inflates in just 3 minutes to provide shade and shelter for beach, park, or backyard chilling. With SPF 50 sun protection on the canopy, easy one-person set-up & a spacious 10’ X 8’ X 8’ of coverage, it’s sure to be your summer hideout. Zip on side panels provide additional wind & sun protection, and the portable electric pump is rechargeable.
Measuring 12-inches tall and boasting 2314-pieces, LEGO’s updated R2-D2 droid set is a must have for Star Wars fan builders. The 2021 R2 is noticeably smoother & more rounded in appearance than the 2013 model. Other new features include his retractable periscope from Return of the Jedi & a hidden pop-out containing Luke’s green lightsaber. Drops May 4.
Blue brand coolers boast all the features of the big dollar ice chests but for a much cooler price. They’ve also got 43% more insulation to keep ice cold for up to 10 days. With rugged rotomolded construction, fail-free hinges, freezer-style lid gasket, & sure-grip handles, these 30, 55 or 100 quart coolers are built for years of adventure. Available in trademark blue, gray, & arctic white.
With the release of the Air Zoom Victory Tour 2, Nike’s most popular leather golf shoe reveals some sweet upgrades. In addition to its AirZoom unit, it features a full-length plate for stability and flexion control. The outsole is a blend of integrated traction & 7 removable spikes for customizable control. Available now.
KeySmart’s TaskPad is a full desk blotter & mouse pad with integrated wireless charging. Made of water-resistant, stain-resistant & anti-scratch PU leather, it offers protection for your workstation and juice for your devices. Just drop your Qi-enabled phone, headphones or other portables on the TaskPad & let the 10W wireless output fast-charge them back to 100%. The pad’s soft, slightly textured surface makes for effortless mouse control.
The BackTap is a backpack-cooler that puts the beverages on your shoulders for hands-free action & adventure. It’s a stainless steel-lined, leakproof & rotomolded insulated cooler with a tap on the bottom for on-the-go refills. Just in time for wedding season, it holds 3 gallons of your favorite adult beverage, 12 standard 12oz beer cans, 5 bottles of wine and 14 slim cans, like White Claw & Truly.
Made of super-soft and absorbent 100% Supima cotton, this robe from Onsen is the ultimate hoodie for ninja-level chill. For post-shower, pre-brunch and everything else that requires no pants, this will be your go-to garment. Available in White, Cinder Grey, and Denim.