• 2013 Mokai ES-Kape Is A Motorized Kayak

    2013 Mokai ES-Kape Is A Motorized Kayak

    Kayaking is fun.  But even hours upon hours of paddling on your Citibot Kayak won’t let you reach those remote upstream locations that are often prime locations for fishing, hunting and exploring.  The 2013 Mokai ES-Kape solves that by offering a motorized kayak that you can take to those formerly inaccessible places. Powered by a Subaru EX21 electric-start four-stroke engine coupled with a proprietary jet drive, it can run through upstream paths and river hazards like a real boss.  With […]

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  • BoatPack Is A Car Roof Box That Doubles As A Dinghy

    BoatPack Is A Car Roof Box That Doubles As A Dinghy

    Every time you hit the lake, you bring a boatload of gear along with you.  Might as well house all that gear in an actual boat, right?  That’s exactly what you can do with the BoatPack. Instead of hauling a roof box for your gear and a boat separately, the space-optimizing solution combines them into one, using the boat as a top lid for the roof-mounted container base.  It comes with four hinging points, so you can secure the boat […]

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  • Yoga Sak Is Perfect Backpack For Yoga Classes

    Yoga Sak Is Perfect Backpack For Yoga Classes

    We’ve seen bags equipped for specific activities before, from holding DJ gear to protecting photography equipment to stealthily carrying a stash of cold beer.  If you spend your afternoons posing in awkward positions while trying to breathe really calmly, the Yoga Sak just might be the perfect backpack for you. Designed to hold your full set of supplies for yoga class, it saves you from having to cram all that stuff into bags that weren’t exactly built for them.  That […]

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  • BBQ Bruce Is A Hanging Grill For The Balcony

    BBQ Bruce Is A Hanging Grill For The Balcony

    Urban living can be nice, but it usually means missing out on small pleasures like weekend barbecues.  If you’ve got a balcony and the next-window neighbors won’t mind the smoke, the BBQ Bruce Handrail Grill should make for a suitable outdoor cooker. Designed by Henrick Decker, it’s a small rectangular grill that hangs onto the handrails of a balcony.  Yep, much like those small hanging flowerpots for small urban spaces.  Instead of holding soil and plants, though, it comes with […]

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  • Sasquatch Cocktail Shaker Can Serve Ten In One Go

    Sasquatch Cocktail Shaker Can Serve Ten In One Go

    Sometimes, you happily mix cocktail after cocktail for your party guests.  Other times, you wish they’ll just take a vodka bottle each and drink straight from the bottle.  Maybe you just need a way to make ten servings worth of a cocktail in one fell swoop.  Well, that’s exactly what you can do with the Sasquatch Cocktail Shaker. It’s built, shaped and otherwise equipped like a regular cocktail shaker.  Except, of course, it’s way larger, allowing it to hold 110 […]

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  • Luminair Tree Tent: Forget Cabins, Get A Tree House Instead

    Luminair Tree Tent: Forget Cabins, Get A Tree House Instead

    You just bought a sweet piece of property by the lake a couple hours off city limits.  And you’ve been thinking of using it as your hiding grounds in case of an apocalyptic event.  While you can always buy one of those pre-fab Bunkies for that, we’re thinking something like the Luminair Tree Tent will be plenty more appropriate. Just don’t confuse it with Cocoon tree hanging tent we covered in the past. If you’re hiding from threats, a tree-mounted […]

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  • Baconkit Has Everything You Need To Make Bacon At Home

    Baconkit Has Everything You Need To Make Bacon At Home

    You eat too much bacon.  And you still can’t get enough.  Might as well surrender to the bacon and make your own at home.  If you have no idea how that’s done, better get the Baconkit. No need to scour local stores to compile the right tools for making your own bacon: just pick up a kit and you’re immediately ready to turn out your own fresh strips of delicious, fatty meat.  Well, provided you didn’t forget to buy the […]

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  • Papercraft Pagani Zondas Let You Build Your Own Supercar Fleet

    Papercraft Pagani Zondas Let You Build Your Own Supercar Fleet

    You already own a mini-garage full of papercraft trucks.  And you’ve had your fill.  Now, it’s time to get cranking on your own fleet of supercars.  You can start with these Papercraft Pagani Zondas. One of the rarest sportscars ever built (only 206 Zondas have been produced throughout its 12 year run), this is the kind of papercraft project to bring prestige to your toy garage. Sure, it won’t get you hot party girls with low self-esteem the way the […]

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  • Transporter Boat Compacts Into A Towable Box

    Transporter Boat Compacts Into A Towable Box

    We’ve seen modular boats, folding boats and other efforts to make small seafaring vessels easier to bring during trips.  The Transporter is the latest in the line, boasting a modular feature that lets you break it apart and store the individual pieces in a box. Granted, the resulting box isn’t small enough for carrying around like a bag.  The bundled pack, though, allows it to be crammed into the back of an SUV, tied down to the roof of your […]

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  • Bear Star Lets You Hang And Hide Your Bear Bag Like A Ninja

    Bear Star Lets You Hang And Hide Your Bear Bag Like A Ninja

    When camping, it’s not uncommon for experienced outdoorsmen to make arrangements to outsmart hungry bears — often, by keeping all their food inside a bag (or a BearVault) and hanging it way up in a high branch of a tall tree.  And you should be doing the same.  The Bear Star is intended to make the process of getting your bear bag up in the air an easier affair. A line-throwing tool, it saves you from the usual hassle of […]

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  • Putter Pool Looks Ridiculously Fun

    Putter Pool Looks Ridiculously Fun

    You enjoy a round of golf with business acquaintances as much as you enjoy drunken pool with the buddies, but neither is really that fun to play with your kids.  We’re not sure how you’ll enjoy Putter Pool, but the chance of entertainment is always high when games are this ridiculous. Basically, it’s a putting game played on a mat with a pool table layout, along with numbered golf balls instead of those blank dimpled thingies.  That way, you can […]

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  • 20 Gadgets From CES 2013 To Help You Stay Fit And Healthy

    20 Gadgets From CES 2013 To Help You Stay Fit And Healthy

    CES wrapped up last Friday.  One of the most notable things in this year’s show was the sheer amount of health and fitness gadgets that made their way onto the floor, with estimates of a minimum 25 percent increase over the number of last year’s products in the same category. We’re not sure why health and fitness is suddenly a lucrative consumer electronics niche, but it seems to be.  My guess is, the demand has always been there, but it […]

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  • Papercruiser Foldable Model Vehicles: Build Your Own Fleet Of Awesome Trucks

    Papercruiser Foldable Model Vehicles: Build Your Own Fleet Of Awesome Trucks

    Granted, matchbox-sized papercraft models of awesome cars isn’t half as awesome as that Lifesize Papercraft Honda NSX we saw some time ago.  When it comes to papercraft projects you can actually build in your desk, though, we’re guessing these Papercruiser Foldable Models are more within reach for solo craft hobbyists. Don’t worry, there’s no need for high-end design skills in this one.  Instead, the models are sold as PDF files you can download.  Just print them to a decent card […]

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  • Cool Reads: The Unofficial Lego Builder’s Guide

    Cool Reads: The Unofficial Lego Builder’s Guide

    You want to take the next step from being a casual LEGO enthusiast to being a hardcore participant in the brick-building universe.  But before you can progress, it’s important to build on your stock of knowledge and draw from the experience of those who came before you.  The Unofficial LEGO Builder’s Guide will probably figure as a must-have in your reading list. As a casual tinkerer, you relied on following instructions from the official sets to build your LEGO creations.  […]

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  • North Face Dome Tent Brings Igloo Shape, Extreme Durability

    North Face Dome Tent Brings Igloo Shape, Extreme Durability

      Sure, your Fieldcandy Tent brings as much personality as utility, making your tent stand out in a sea of them at crowded camps and outdoor festivals.  When you need extreme performance from your pop-up shelters, though, you need something more along the lines of the North Face Dome Tent. Billed as “the ultimate eight-person expedition base camp tent,” it features a dome design that’s built to “withstand the merciless environments of the Himalayas and Antractica.”  We’re guessing it’s based […]

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  • Learn To Drive A Tank Next Weekend

    Learn To Drive A Tank Next Weekend

    So long as you can load up the fuel it requires, a tank will be one of the most ideal vehicles you can have during post-apocalypse times.  It’s armored as heck for utmost protection, it can run over most other vehicles in its way, and you can load it with a literal gaggle of weapons.  Provided, of course, you actually know how to operate one.  If you think such knowledge will be priceless in your future survival, you may want […]

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  • Cocoon Tree Hanging Tent Looks Like A Flying Orb

    Cocoon Tree Hanging Tent Looks Like A Flying Orb

    We’ve extolled many times on the virtues of hanging tents.  Not only is your dwelling spared from ground critters and mud, it keeps you out of reach from many wild animals and zombies, too.  If you want something more elegant than the camping-friendly Tentsile Tent, you’ll probably appreciate this gorgeous Cocoon Tree. Unlike most hanging tents, this isn’t really the kind of thing hikers can take on a trip for impromptu camping duties.  Instead, it’s being marketed to lodges and […]

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  • Filter Coin Trick Shows You How To Push Coins Through A Drinking Glass

    Filter Coin Trick Shows You How To Push Coins Through A Drinking Glass

    There was a time when all you needed was card tricks to meet girls at a party.  Somehow, that got played out and all you get are jeers every time you try to pull off another one of those tricks you learned from the magic shop at the mall.  If you’re looking for something fresh to revive your sleight-of-hand kickassery, you might want to get your hands on the Filter Coin Trick. Created by magician Rick Lax, the trick has […]

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  • Bear Grylls Survival Academy: You Versus Wild

    Bear Grylls Survival Academy: You Versus Wild

    You can have your survival shotguns and emergency kits, but when an apocalypse scenario really comes down on the world, you’ll never survive unless you know how to make it in the wild (where people will most likely retreat from aliens, zombies and whatever other monstrosity ends up claiming civilization).  The Bear Grylls Survival Academy will get you ready for just that. Yep, the dude with arguably the most recognizable face in survival and outdoor adventure has his own school, […]

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  • Panels To Watch At New York Comic Con 2012

    Panels To Watch At New York Comic Con 2012

    San Diego Comic Con may be the mother of all comic book and pop culture conventions, but New York Comic Con has continued to hold its own year after year.  And this year’s show (taking place at the Javits Center I from Oct. 11 to 14 ) will be no different, with a massive lineup that promises one of the best events for comic book fans of all ages. Comic Book Panels The core of Comic Con, fortunately, is still […]

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  • 2×2 Cycles Bicycle Rack Puts Your Mountain Bike On Your Ducati

    2×2 Cycles Bicycle Rack Puts Your Mountain Bike On Your Ducati

    Traveling with a bicycle usually means you need to bring a car or a truck with bike carriers onboard. That means hitting the road on your Ducati Streetfighter 848 is out of the question.  Well, it used to be anyway until the Motorcycle Bicycle Rack came along. Made by 2×2 Cycles, it’s a bike rack designed to mount on a motorcycle, allowing you to carry your favorite two-wheeled vehicle on the back of your other favorite two-wheeled vehicle.   Mounting is […]

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  • Treadwall Is A Treadmill For Rock Climbers

    Treadwall Is A Treadmill For Rock Climbers

    A Blank Slate Hanging Board is great for a pseudo-climbing workout in your home gym.  If you want to step it up a notch, though, it may be time to invest in the Treadwall, a full-fledged climbing trainer. Made by Brewer’s Ledge, it’s like a treadmill for rock climbers.  Instead of a static wall of rocks like usual indoor climbing equipment, though, it gives you a rotating climbing wall so you can climb as high as you can and never […]

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  • Starter Arduino Kit Comes With A List Of Cool Parts And Projects

    Starter Arduino Kit Comes With A List Of Cool Parts And Projects

    The Problem: You’re interested in fiddling around with homebrewed electronics, but aren’t quite sure where to start.  Sure, you can hit the local electronics store, but you’re just afraid you’ll end up being peddled a bunch of crap you won’t have any idea what to do with. The Solution: This SparkFun Arduino Inventor’s Kit. Yep, it’s a full  kit containing everything you need to build an Arduino-based project right from the comfort of your home workshop/bedroom/mom’s basement.  Designed for absolute […]

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  • White House Beer Recipe Kits Let You Make Your Own Presidential Beer

    White House Beer Recipe Kits Let You Make Your Own Presidential Beer

    Even the president of the most powerful country in the world  (no, not China, the other one) gets drunk too.  And if you’ve ever wondered how it must feel like to get drunk like America’s commander-in-chief, now you can with these White House Beer Recipe Kits. As you probably know, the White House blog recently revealed recipes for two beers the kitchen staff makes for the president himself, prompting many home brewers of all persuasions to recreate the thing in […]

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  • 7-Eleven Slurpee Maker

    7-Eleven Slurpee Maker

    Love Slurpee, but hate driving to the 7-11 where all the neighborhood hoodlums gather?  Until they let you order Slurpees from the internet and deliver right to your door, you know you’re stuck having to do that every time you get a hankering for a tall cup of those slushy beverages. That is, until this 7-Eleven Home Slurpee Maker came along. A mini-slushy machine, it lets you make a proper Slurpee right from the comfort of your home.  Just throw […]

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  • Marinekart 338 Is Like A Go-Kart For The Water

    Marinekart 338 Is Like A Go-Kart For The Water

    We guess you can think of the Marinekart 338 as a go-kart for the water.  It’s light, fast and easy to drive, making for a low-maintenance boat that you can take out for a leisurely ride around the beach or lake. The boat’s 20mph top speed doesn’t bring anything near the thrills you’ll get with a blazing fast jet ski, but it should make for a fun romp on the water, especially when riding with a group of friends.  Granted, […]

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  • Vasa Trainer Pro Lets You Train Swimming Muscles Without A Swimming Pool

    Vasa Trainer Pro Lets You Train Swimming Muscles Without A Swimming Pool

    Getting that sexy swimmer’s body ain’t easy.  Unless you’re doing laps everyday on a consistent basis, you’re just not going to build the same muscle structure, even if you do hit the weights every morning.  That is, until the Vasa Trainer Pro came along. A standalone exercise machine, it can facilitate the exact types of exercises  you need to build the same muscles you’ll develop by swimming a heck of a lot.  Put it under the shower and maybe it’ll […]

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