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Nite Ize Financial Tool

Nite Ize Financial Tool
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This slim stainless steel tool serves multiple purposes, serving as a minimal money clip and credit card holder, as well as flat and Phillips screwdrivers, hex wrenches, a mini ruler, scraper, and a bottle opener in one. It’s TSA-friendly, and available in black or stainless finishes.

Freetles Freeze Dried Skittles

Freetles Freeze Dried Skittles
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What happens when you remove all of the moisture from Skittles? Crunchy candy magic, that’s what. Salt City Treats is one of several candy makers selling these tangy-sweet treats that might just convert you from regular Skittles. Though if you get hooked it might be cheaper to buy plain Skittles and your own freeze dryer.

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Zachary Fowler Survival Card Gen. 2

Zachary Fowler Survival Card Gen. 2

Grim Workshop’s latest stainless steel tool card is loaded with useful functions. Despite being the size of a credit card, it packs fishing hooks, a metal lure, a file, an awl, a needle, emergency sutures, a tick remover, spring snare triggers, and even has a sharpened knife. It also has a sticky backing to hold tools in place after use.

Old Parr 18 Scotch

Old Parr 18 Scotch
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Smooth and complex, one of the oldest whiskeys yet from 113-year-old Grand Old Parr is this mature 18-year-old aged scotch characterized by Cragganmore malts. Fittingly, age is of paramount importance here because Old Parr was named after Tom Parr, an Englishman who supposedly lived to be 152… after remarrying at 122.

Q-Beam Blue Max Midnight Flashlight

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This hefty D-battery-powered flashlight uses a 5-watt Cree XPE LED to cranks out up to 590 lumens, visible at a distance up to 420 meters (~1377 feet). It’s made from aluminum and ABS plastic and is waterproof up to 1 meter. It has low, high, and strobe modes and can run for up to 18 hours between battery swaps.

Hybrid Cocktail Glass

Hybrid Cocktail Glass

Elevated Craft’s unique cocktail glass makes it easy to measure drink ingredients thanks to the markings on its glass insert. At the same time, its vacuum-insulated stainless steel sleeve adds a slick, modern look and fits hands perfectly. It won’t sweat on your tabletop, either. Holds up to 12 oz of hot or cold liquid.

BlissLights Ark Lite

BlissLights Ark Lite
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This tabletop projector transforms any darkened room into the Arctic, with an entrancing light show inspired by the Aurora Borealis. It uses a bright direct-diode laser and specialized glass optics to project abstract patterns in blues, greens, and purples. They also sell a bundle version that includes their star projector.

Boosteady Grimlock Rings

Boosteady Grimlock Rings
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A cheap and versatile alternative to metal carabiners, these lightweight plastic clips are designed to slide through MOLLE webbing or belt loops, offering a way to hang small accessories like pouches, hats, gloves, and more. Snaps closed securely, and won’t ever rust like metal clips.

The Mini Bar Cocktail Recipes

The Mini Bar Cocktail Recipes
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This boxed gift set for drink enthusiasts includes eight mini-notebooks, each dedicated to a single spirit: whisky, rum, gin, vodka, tequila, champagne, sherry, and amaro, along with cocktail recipes and room to jot down your own concoctions. Includes 100 total drink ideas.

Sidiocrate Organizer Bins

Sidiocrate Organizer Bins
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Milk crates are great for storing stuff, but they’re too wide-open for organizing smaller items. Sidiocrate makes half-height milk crates with adjustable dividers. They can be equipped with a snap-on lid or bottom mat to keep things from falling out. They also make premium dividers in a variety of acrylic colors.

The James Brand Ellis Pocket Tool

The James Brand Ellis Pocket Tool
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The James Brand has updated their handsome and refined Ellis pocket knife with a new slip-joint construction, along with a scraper, a flat-head screwdriver, a pry tool, and scissors. Its 2.6″ drop-point blade is partially serrated and made from Sandvik 12C27 steel, wrapped in Micarta handle scales.

Hexagon Desk Organizers

Hexagon Desk Organizers
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Keep your desk tidy in just the way you like it with these modular hexagon desk organizers from Ewartwoods. They’re available as a pen holder, one-, two-, or three-part trays, a cup holder, a business card holder, phone holder, and more. They can be lined with fabric or cork if you don’t want bare wood.

Mini-Bolt Pen

Mini-Bolt Pen

Vital Carry is back with another neat pen design. The Mini-Bolt pen has a machined metal case with a grooved non-slip surface and a bolt-action mechanism which can be ordered left- or right-handed. The 3″ long pen accepts a Schmidt D1 ink refill and comes in bright aluminum, titanium, bronze, brass, or copper.

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Trending Gear: February 2022

Trending Gear: February 2022

Everyday Carry looks back at the most popular gear with their users from the last month, and the collection includes several great pocket knives, sunglasses, a gear pouch, multi-tool, and a flashlight. We’re particularly taken by the Spyderco Para Military 2 folding knife – a powerhouse cutting tool in a compact package.

Cooking a Wool Pizza

Cooking a Wool Pizza

Stop-motion filmmaker and artist Andrea Love shared another one of her wonderfully creative short films. Using nothing more than a needle, felt, and her creativity, she baked up a tiny textile pizza that looks good enough to eat. Her Belgian waffles look yummy too.

Lunadesk

Lunadesk
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This compact and movable desk makes it easy to set up a workspace anywhere, for seated or standing positions. Its desk can adjust between multiple positions and heights and has two whiteboard shelves – one for your laptop and another for a keyboard and mouse. It’s made from bamboo wood and aluminum.

Fidgity Stand + Spin Desk Mat

Fidgity Stand + Spin Desk Mat
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Standing at your desk is known to have major health benefits. The Fidgity desk mat furthers that by giving your feet and legs comfort, exercise, and fidgeting opportunities. It’s made from anti-fatigue materials and has a 360º rotating platform, stretching wedges, deep-tissue massage balls, and a foot roller/balance bar.

Able Carry Cooler Bag

Able Carry Cooler Bag
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Global warming is really gonna mess with cold drinks this spring. The strapped Able Carry Cooler thermal sling goes everywhere on commutes or day trips to help six canned drinks keep their cool for hours, especially when you add an icepack. It comes in White Alpine or Coyote Brown and fits inside any Able Carry backpack.

Crystal Head Onyx Vodka

Crystal Head Onyx Vodka
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Inside Crystal Head’s spookiest skull bottle yet is a unique clear spirit made with premium Blue Weber agave sourced from a single farm in Mexico… yet this is vodka, not tequila. Crystal Head Onyx is blended with pure water from Newfoundland, Canada for a clean, semi-sweet finish that’s free of additives, oils, and sugars.

Dango Aluminum Lighter Capsule

Dango Aluminum Lighter Capsule
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Dango’s machined aluminum shell offers protection and a stylish home for your lighter. It’s waterproof and accepts a standard BIC Mini lighter (sold separately). Its screw-top lid is pre-drilled for a lanyard or tether for easy carrying. Choose from Jet Black or Satin Silver.

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CRKT Pryma Multitool

CRKT Pryma Multitool
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Designed by tool and knife expert Jesper Voxnaes for CRKT, the Pryma combines a pry bar, bottle opener, wrench, glass breaker, and multi-wrench on a single, ultracompact gadget. It’s made from stainless steel with a black stonewashed finish, and has a spring-loaded carabiner clip for carrying versatility.

Sandbox Smart R2 Coffee Roaster

Sandbox Smart R2 Coffee Roaster

This tabletop appliance lets you roast your own coffee beans right in your kitchen. Load in raw beans, hit start, and it does the rest, rolling and roasting beans gradually. A smartphone app lets you choose a roasting cycle and notifies you when your beans are ready. It’s designed for quiet operation and has a cool-touch outer shell.

Omni Ceiling Lamp

Omni Ceiling Lamp

This unique contemporary ceiling lamp from Italy features a borosilicate glass shade and ribs that help to diffuse and distribute light. Its bright LED light source can change color temperatures using your smartphone or smart home assistant, and it comes with a clear, copper-tinted, or gold-tinted shade.

Warka Water Towers

Warka Water Towers

Designed by architects Atruio Vittori and Andreas Vogler, these unique structures harvest clean water from the air for drinking and sanitation purposes. They were designed to be buildable without scaffolding or machinery, using local, sustainable materials. Find out more about the project at the Warka Water website.

Seven Concrete Pen

Seven Concrete Pen
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This substantial writing instrument from 22Studio features a body made from cast concrete. Its seven-sided design was inspired by wooden pencils and won’t roll off of your desk. It features a retractable Schmidt P900M ballpoint pen cartridge with stainless steel hardware.

Barbeall Charcoal Grill

Barbeall Charcoal Grill

This multi-functional cooker can grill, boil, braise, and bake in a single, outdoor-friendly unit. It uses charcoal, a fan, and a thermostat to cook evenly and has a non-stick grilling surface and two additional cooking levels so you can prepare an entire meal at once. It also consumes much less fuel than ordinary charcoal grills.

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