Shaped like the xistera used in jai alai, Hammacher Schlemmer’s set of two snowball slingers provide an unexpected tactical advantage on the winter battlefield; they can hurl snowballs up to 150′.
The mini-gun-styled Fenix TK45 features 3 LED lighting heads that throw off 760 lumens; it’s powered by 8 AAs and offers 4 levels of brightness, 3 flashing modes and 232 hours of runtime.
This rugged all-in-one charges gadgets, tells time and temp, has an AM/FM/WB radio, compass, altimeter and flashlight. Most importantly, it has a bottle opener so you can pop open a cold brew.
The SOL (Survive Outdoors Longer) Origin survival tool kit contains essential survival items like fire starting tinder, fishing kit, removable compass, rescue whistle and other I-want-to-live-type stuff.
The elegant CardSharp is a credit card-sized sharp and slim utility knife, which easily transforms into a tool in 3 folding steps; the built-in protective sheath helps prevent injury or blunting. (Thanks Danny!)
The pocket-sized Piranha multi-tool certainly looks like it’s got a mean bite, sporting a clever open wrench, bit driver, and bottle opener among other useful things. TSA compliant too.
Pop them bottles with this nifty little tool from Bosch. The IXO Vino comes with an exclusive corkscrew attachment. And unlike other wine bottle openers, it’s also a screwdriver. Purchase justified!
The oenophile in your life will appreciate The Durand, a handsome and simple wine bottle opener that removes old and fragile corks whole and undamaged every time. (Thanks Lucas!)
Invite all your friends over to see your new, beautiful tool: the handforged classic boy scout axe, made by Sweden’s premier axe making firm and using American Hickory for its 15″ handle.
Designed with practicality and ease of use in mind, its tiny ceramic blade makes short work of paper and plastic, even those pesky clam shell packages. Has a built-in magnet and key ring hole.
Pop a cap off on your favorite beverage with MadeByAmmo’s stainless steel Bullet Bottle Opener. Bonus: you can carry this symbol of manliness around, since it doubles as a keychain.
True oenophiles may know the exact date that last bottle of wine was opened, but for the rest of us who aren’t paying attention this bottle stopper with adjustable month and day display should help.
Happy Hour’s stainless steel Bottoms Up watch is water resistant to 5 ATM, sports a luminous analog clock and (most importantly) has a bottle opener built right into the band buckle. (Thanks Jason!)
This innovative approach to the robotic gripper from Cornell, the U of C, and iRobot uses granular material that flows around a item and conforms to its shape to pick up objects of all shapes and sizes.
An elegant tool for opening bottles of bubbly, it has a square end that won’t cut. A bottle of G.H. Mumm’s Cordon Rouge is included, so you can test your bottle slashing skills out of the box.
Besides being aesthetically pleasing, the handles on Wenger’s Evowood pocketknife collection are made of sustainable Swiss walnut wood which would otherwise be scrapped as waste material.
Wenger’s Swiss Army Knife Giant Elite 16999 is recognized as the world’s most multifunctional penknife, with 87 implements and 141 different functions. Yeah, but does it fit in your pocket?
Sugru is a silicone-based wonder putty. It’s waterproof, self-adhesive, temperature-resistant, and flexible. Use it for repairs, hacks and more. This video shows how it can protect an iPhone 4.
Barbecue at midnight or send up an emergency signal with the hands-free Joby Gorillatorch Flare, a convenient 100 Lumen flashlight with 1 ultra-bright white CREE LED, 3 red LEDs and strobe option.