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Steady Scribe Aluminum Pen

Steady Scribe Aluminum Pen
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This thick metal pen from Vital Carry has a flat-milled edge on its cylindrical body to keep it from rolling off of your desktop. Each is machined from a solid bar of aluminum with a 0.62″ diameter. Includes a replaceable Schmidt 9000 M refill.

Tetris Waffle Iron

Tetris Waffle Iron
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Get your brick on every morning with some delicious Tetrimino-shaped waffles. This official Tetris waffle maker cranks out seven interlocking puzzle pieces, encouraging you to play with your food at the breakfast table. Earn bonus points for adding food coloring to the individual waffles.

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Kuksa Wood Camp Mug

Kuksa Wood Camp Mug
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Überleben’s Kuksa is a traditional Nordic wooden mug for camping. Each one is hand-carved from a hunk of sustainable hardwood and holds up to 7 ounces of food or drink. Dual finger holes make it easy to hold, and it comes with a leather lanyard and carabiner clip.

Machine Era Field Pen Twist

Machine Era Field Pen Twist
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New England-based Machine Era makes this modern pen from stainless steel, with an anodized aluminum twist button that deploys and retracts its 0.7mm Parker Itoya Aquaroller cartridge. Its body has textured indentations for a firm grip and is designed for balance. It’s available in black DLC-coated or natural stainless finishes.

Worx Multi-function Light

Worx Multi-function Light
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Powered by Worx’s interchangeable PowerShare battery packs, the WX027L is a versatile source of illumination. It combines an LED flashlight, a desk lamp, a 360º lantern, and an emergency light in one. Its top telescopes and is hinged so you can adjust its angle as well. Available with or without a battery pack.

De-Nada Tequila

De-Nada Tequila
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Most tipplers (mixologists, too) are unaware of how many additives are used to doctor tequilas, including perfumes, colorings, and mystery compounds to improve flavor or mouthfeel. De-Nada Blanco and Reposado, on the other hand, are on the shortlist of tequilas confirmed to be additive-free, passing annual audits.

edcfans Multifunction Utililty Knife

edcfans Multifunction Utililty Knife
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This larger-sized pocket knife combines a folding utility blade/box cutter with a saw blade, a general-purpose knife, and a 1/4″ hex bit driver. The tools are made from stainless steel, while the handle is aluminum alloy. It comes with a nylon sheath, ten spare blades, and a Philips/flat screwdriver bit.

Puncube 2.0 Wallet

Puncube 2.0 Wallet

The Puncube 2.0 wallet is quite versatile despite its slim profile. In addition to its card slot and silicone cash strap, it has a compartment that can hold keys and an optional multitool. The Pro version adds a hidden pocket that can hold an AirTag for tracking. It can also attach to the back of an iPhone and be used as a stand.

Outlery Portable Cutlery Set

Outlery Portable Cutlery Set
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This pocket-sized, eco-friendly cutlery set lets you carry a full-size fork, spoon, and knife everywhere you go. Each piece is made from quality stainless steel and breaks down into three pieces for easy storage in the included carrying tin. Available in silver, black, blue, rose gold, or rainbow color schemes.

ChopValue Recycled Chopstick Decor

ChopValue Recycled Chopstick Decor
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ChopValue recycles bamboo chopsticks into decor and furniture. Their collection includes coasters, serving boards, shelving, standing desks, and even a block-stacking game, with pattern created by stacking and laminating the wood utensils. The company also empowers community-level recycling with microfactories.

Aroma 59 Solid Fragrance Capsules

Aroma 59 Solid Fragrance Capsules

Aroma 59’s unique fragrance system packs a solid fragrance inside of a metal capsule for easy access to clean and refreshing scents that won’t overpower. The capsule is made from Zamak alloy, which combines aluminum, magnesium, and copper, and keeps its refillable wax fragrance insert fresh, sealed, and protected.

uvBeast V3 Flashlight

uvBeast V3 Flashlight
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uvBeast makes the brightest ultraviolet flashlights we’ve seen. Their V3 light has three surface-mounted LEDs which can project a UV beam 70 feet or more. Its light can be used for finding covered-up repairs, leaks, curing UV resins, and making phosphorescents glow brightly. It’s powered by two 18650 li-ion batteries.

How Toilets Are Made by Hand

How Toilets Are Made by Hand

While most of the toilets in the world are made using machines, there are still places where they are made by hand. This video takes us inside one such factory in Pakistan, where workers pour bucketloads of clay into toilet-shaped molds, assemble and smooth the leather-hard clay, glaze it, then fire it in a giant kiln.

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Klein Tools 10-Fold Screwdriver

Klein Tools 10-Fold Screwdriver
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This handy pocket tool has just about everything you’d need to take apart and reassemble a furnace, air conditioner, and many other things. It comes with 5/16″ and 1/4″ nut drivers, #1 and #2 Phillips, 1/4″ & 3/16″ flat, #1 and #2 square-recess drivers, and a Schrader valve core tool. Its arms lock into place for a confident grip.

Valtcan Paladin Clicker Pen

Valtcan Paladin Clicker Pen
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This sleek writing instrument features a titanium body with a Space Black finish. It offers a reassuring click mechanism, a tactile grooved finger grip, and a removable stainless steel clip. Accepts a variety of Schmidt Parker-style refills and a few others. It’s also available in Matte Grey.

Portable Bartender Bag

Portable Bartender Bag
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Next time you offer to make drinks at a friend’s house, bring the bar with you. Jillmo’s bartender bag has padded pockets for carrying liquor bottles, a cocktail shaker, and a full set of bar tools. It’s got a shoulder strap for easy carrying and is made from waterproof materials. Available with or without tools. Booze not included.

Gerber Lockdown Multitool

Gerber Lockdown Multitool

This compact tool combines versatility with a pocket-friendly form factor. It comes in two versions, both with a 2.5″ liner lock knife, a #11 utility blade, and a file with a chisel edge. The Drive adds a 1/4″ driver with a double sided bit and an awl, and the Pry has a pry bar, nail puller, scissors, flathead drivers, and a bottle opener.

Firecan Portable Campfire

Firecan Portable Campfire
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Start a warm and cozy campfire in seconds with Ignik’s propane-fueled portable Firecan. Designed like an ammo box, it cranks out up to 38,000 BTU of heat from a standard propane canister. Collapsible legs get it up off the ground for safety and to help prevent forest fires. Gas Growler fuel canister sold separately.

Pathfinder+ Keychain Multitool

Pathfinder+ Keychain Multitool

Ant Design’s latest pocket tool puts an adjustable utility knife, pry bar, nail puller, screwdriver, ruler, file, and bottle opener on your keychain. Its clever bit driver arrangement lets you use bits straight-on or at a 90º angle and has 1/4″ and 1/6″ bit openings. Available in brass or titanium, both with glow markings.

Blind Barrels Whiskey Tasting Subscription

Blind Barrels Whiskey Tasting Subscription
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Fact: labels affect your whiskey choices. Uncover your true tastes with Blind Barrels’ blind-tasting boxes of boutique whiskeys in four anonymous bottles. Explore each, taking note of flavors listed on the enclosed guide. Mashbill guesses? Bourbon or rye? A QR Code reveals all, including your new favorite distilleries.

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KeyUnity KU02 Titanium Carabiner

KeyUnity KU02 Titanium Carabiner

KeyUnity makes various carabiner key clips out of titanium alloy. The KU02 packs the most functions, with a 1/4″ hex bit driver, M4 wrenches, a slotted screwdriver, a can/bottle opener, a pry bar/scraper, and a glass breaker/self-defense tool. The copper inlay is a nice touch. They also make a version without the glass breaker.

ROXON Phantom S802 Multitool

ROXON Phantom S802 Multitool
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The Phantom S802 is made for versatility and ease of use. Many of its functions can be deployed with one hand, while its tanto blade is interchangeable with other knife styles. In addition to its pliers and scissors, its tools include flat and Phillips drivers, a chisel, awl, bottle/can opener, wire stripper, and a saw.

Making a Kinetic Axe

Making a Kinetic Axe

DiesInEveryFilm saw a video of workers swinging sledgehammers with a flexible handle that are supposed to optimize kinetic energy. Inspired by the unusual tools, he decided to apply the same idea to an axe to see how well it would work to chop wood. His version uses a piece of thick aircraft cable for the handle.

Nitecore NU06 LE Signal Light

Nitecore NU06 LE Signal Light
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Designed for law enforcement, but useful for anyone, Nitecore’s NU06 LE signal light improves nighttime visibility. It has red, green, blue, and white LEDs with constant-on and flashing modes. Its 250mAh battery provides up to 75 hours of runtime, and it attaches easily with a magnetic hook-and-loop bracket or MOLLE system bracket.

Office Oasis Rollerblade Chair Casters

Office Oasis Rollerblade Chair Casters
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Upgrade the casters on your office chair with the same sort of quiet, smooth-rolling wheels found on rollerblades. They skate across low-pile carpet without a problem, are safe for all kinds of floors, and just look way cooler than ordinary casters. Sold in a set of five.

Paracord Camera Straps

Paracord Camera Straps
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Hold on to your camera with a secure and stylish strap made from strong and versatile 550 paracord. Zander Creatives handmakes these straps in a variety of colors to suit your individual style. They’re fitted with heavy duty rings and lobster clips, and come in 38″ and 47″ lengths.

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