It’s not exactly the most mechanically complex build, but we still love the idea of YouTuber Goober’s (we made a rhyme!) spring-loaded cardboard and hot glue vending machine which can dispense up to five of your favorite candies with the push of a button.
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An extremely durable writing instrument, made from CNC machined T6061 aircraft-grade aluminum. We love look of the grooved body, which provides an ergonomic grip. It takes a Parker-style ball point cartridge, and its cap has an O-ring seal to keep out the elements.
Amazing looking frame-lock folding knives with precision-machined designs carved into their handles. Each knife is made with an integral frame cut from a solid bar of titanium, and a 3.75″ blade cut from M390 hardened stainless steel. Available for a limited time on Massdrop.
The Grubstick is a telescoping stick that lets you heat or cook a variety of food over an open fire. The basic kit comes with the stick (which stretches up to 37in), a fork and a square cage. The more expensive Grubstick kits also come with a flat cage and two tube attachments.
Chef, rapper, and TV host Action Bronson’s book is part memoir, part cookbook, and all awesome. The 224-page book features photos and stories from Bronson’s travels, along with dozens of deliciously decadent recipes. Here’s some chicken parm to whet your appetite.
Flying Squirrel Outfitters‘ handmade hammocks have a unique double-ended pouch. You can slide the pouch along the hammock to adjust the tension, so you can create a stiff hanging chair or a loose hammock. Available as 22oz two-person or 11oz one-person hammock.
Memobottle’s flat water bottles now come in two more sizes. The A7 holds up to 180ml while the Slim holds up to 450ml. Both are made of Tritan and can carry hot and cold drinks. There are also new accessories for all Memobottles, such as metallic caps and leather sleeves.
UpCart hand trucks have a six-wheel setup that allows them to traverse uneven surfaces, including stairs. The UpCart Lift is the new flagship model, able to carry up to 200lb and equipped with a grip wide enough for two hands. It folds flat in seconds for storage.
These 1.5oz. shot glasses look like tiny Canon EF zoom lenses. Their threaded lid and keychain makes them perfect for carrying pills, jelly beans, and other small items. They’re made from food grade PVC with a stainless steel interior, and come in a set of three.
One of the most useful things you can have with you is paracord. This durable material is ideal for mending, hanging, tying, tourniquets, and other survival needs. Everyday Carry have put together a great guide to gear that keeps paracord handy whenever, wherever you go.