After crushing it with the most rugged phone cases you can buy, OtterBox has turned their attention to beer growlers. This 64oz. stainless steel container has a copper lining for insulation, a sweat-resistant exterior, and a screw on lid that won’t accidentally pop open.
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We got a chance to check out Sony’s nifty compact LSPX-P1 short throw projector, and found it to be a great way to add a splash of art, color, light, or movement to any flat surface – from walls to desktops to floors. Check out our full review on Technabob.
Binging with Babish shows two ways of cooking one of Paper Boi’s first tastes of preferential treatment: the lemon pepper joints… but with the sauce on ’em. The one from Atlanta has buffalo sauce mixed in, but chef Andrew prefers adding clarified butter instead.
A fire starter that works by ramming a small piston into a cylinder. This creates enough heat to ignite tinder or char cloth. Clickspring’s version is quite expensive, but it’s made in the USA out of aluminum and brass to ensure durability and a great fit. Skip to 2:47.
Garrett Wade’s portable lantern is a reproduction of a vintage design called “The Stonebridge,” which can be folded to just 3/4″ tall when flat, then pops open to 8-1/2″ tall. It’s made from brass with heat-resistant mica windows, and provides flicker-free airflow.
Italian furniture maker Ozzio shows off a dining/conference table that can be expanded in both length and width, using a clever series of sliding and hinged leaves that hide beneath its wooden surface. You might want to mute the audio and play your own music though.
The WOHO WOkit 2.0 is a lightweight carabiner that incorporates practically all of the tools you’ll need to tweak your bicycle, and then some. It has hex, Torx, flat screwdriver and Philips screwdriver bits, a chain rivet extractor, nine wrench sockets and a bottle opener.
Give your kids (or yourself) a place to play with action figures and other toys with these fun shelving units, which offer backdrops for acting out scenarios. They come in a wide variety of themes, ranging from superhero to Star Wars to TMNT, to The Walking Dead, to My Little Pony.
We’ve got Striker’s awesome LED lights in our garage, and they do a fantastic job. They’re super bright, adjustable, and have a motion sensor built in. We’re giving away one to a lucky reader ($129 value), and everyone gets 20% off with promo code AWESOME at the Striker shop.
Designed for law enforcement, but useful for everyone, this compact flashlight can be clipped onto a shirt pocket, belt, hat, or MOLLE webbing, and is also magnetic. Its head can swivel 160º, and it recharges via MicroUSB. Comes with white, white/red, blue, or UV LEDs.
A versatile and durable demolition tool, this 8.5 pound forged steel pry bar provides tons of leverage, and has a two-tiered jaw for grabbing frame and deck boards, a large nail puller, and a sledgehammer face for striking. Measures 30″ long, and has a textured rubber grip.
Trekkies who prefer to rum and fruit juice cocktails to Romulan ale will be thrilled with this awesome set of tiki glasses, inspired by The Original Series. The set of 14oz. ceramic tikis includes likenesses of Captain Kirk, Dr. McCoy, a Gorn, a Klingon, Mr. Spock, and a Mugato.
Ollari’s shows us how to take slats of wood from a rickety old door and pallets to create a nifty new piece of outdoor furniture. If you put your mind to it, it’s amazing what you can achieve with a saw, some screws, and glue. We dig the burnt look of the finished piece.
The Cori Traveller is a modular travel pillow that supports your neck and chin. It consists of a strap with Velcro patches where you can attach the two included cushions in a variety of ways. You can roll all three up as one compact ball and hang them with the included carabiner.
A clever take on the classic Solo cup design, Fred’s whimsical stainless steel 16 oz. cup has a shiny gold-tone finish that will make all your buds with cheap red plastic cups jealous. Also available in rainbow anodized or copper-plated finishes, the latter being perfect for mules.