We’re not going to pretend playing kickball with a 4Runner or an S2000 is safe, but Big Ball vs Cars is ridiculously awesome fun; next time, pick an empty lot away from kids and breakables.
Whether you’re surviving zombies, aliens or financial collapse, Tactical Canned Bacon has your back: each includes approx. 54 slices of delicious bacon with a 10+ year shelf life.
If the Elise is out of your budget, these Lotus L42 Lighters mix European design and feature triple wind-resistant torch flames, a fuel level gauge and integrated 8 mm punch.
We’re used to furniture in the pool after a windy day, but this Pool Party Seating is best kept wet: it’ll stay in the shallow end once filled with water, making pool pizza parties possible.
If you put more than cars in their garage, the Diamond Plate BBQ is a steel and aluminum cabinet with 4 burners, 6,000 lb of capacity, welded 6″ phenolic casters and optional HDTV.
Light My Fire’s SpiceBox is a modern version of the classic traveler’s spice box; it’s airtight, shockproof and waterproof with three compartments for carrying your favorite spices abroad.
You’ll need to bring your own Zat guns, but this Stargate-themed Airsoft Field based near Coventry, UK lets you take on the Goa’uld with replica Stargate and dialer. Thanks, Aaron!
Oakley’s Tool Pocket 2.0 sports a 70 oz. hydration system and anti-microbial protection; the top-loading mid-sized backpack weighs in with 250 cubic inches of space.
Made specifically for skiers, Oakley’s Hounds Mountain Glove features grippy silicone on the palms, a 5,000mm waterproof rating, 3M Thinsulate, antimicrobial lining and goggle wipe.
Cowboys are sadly a dying breed, with well-dressed ones even more so: The Cowboy in the Continental Suit is a wordless, slickly shot film featuring real-life rider Rocky McDonald.
Sangean’s Radio and iPod Player features a watertight compartment for your iPod and can survive up to a 5 foot drop, making it ideal for rough and tumble worksites and environments.
Take your margaritas on the road with Margaritaville’s Explorer: it features a rechargeable 18 V battery pack, pre-programmed drink settings, and a plastic 36 oz jar for durability.
These Digital BBQ Tongs do triple duty: first, as a thermometer with backlit LCD display, second as an LED flashlight, and third as a memory aid with 7 preset temps for meats.
Ideal for RV owners and able to power most appliances and tools, Yamaha’s 2000 watt EF2000is is also a portable generator; it weighs only 44 lbs with up to 10.5 hours at 25% load.
The 2010 Polaris 600 Rush is a tough snowmobile to miss: a unique, progressive-rate rear suspension that won’t bottom out along with a stiffer chassis makes it a potential game changer.
Used by NASA in the 1960s to condition astronauts’ bodies for space travel, the Spaceball Trampoline mixes volleyball and basketball and features elastic vertical and horizontal walls.
Consider Nixon’s Outsider Tide watch future proof: it has tide info for 200 beaches for the next 15 years, a digital dual time display, stopwatch, countdown timer, and wave counter.
You’ll look like a floating hamster, but this Walk on Water Ball features inset cups that grip the water so you can race across pools like a rodent Michael Phelps; it inflates to 6 feet in size.
Compact and light, The Survival Stove is a 1,200°F cooker that uses no artificial fuels, works in cold weather and burns any dry fuel material available; it’ll run up to 24 hours on AA batteries.
Platune claims its Sand-X is the world’s fastest offroad vehicle, and with a 0-100kph of 2.8 s, we won’t argue; it’s basically a hybrid ATV and snowmobile designed to carve up sand dunes.
Chosen from 21,000 submissions at Local-Motors.com, the Rally Fighter is pipe dream become reality: when built, it’ll pack a BMW 3.0L twin-turbo diesel good for 425 lb-ft of torque.
The Colorado XT Pontoon Boat is a fishing minivan: sitting atop two 9-ft pontoons, it sports a 3-position seat, foot rests, storage basket, 20 pockets, and most importantly, cup holders.
Designed for surfers, Nixon’s Ground Swell Backpack features a water-resistant shell, wetsuit pocket, front organizer, waterproof wax pocket and a padded, reinforced back panel.
And a thousand Penny Arcade fans squealed in delight: Cardboard Fighting League is a real-life Seattle-based group that’s heading to the East Coast 7/11 and 7/12 to recruit new members.
Limited to 3,000 pieces, Suunto’s Core Extreme is a premium version of their flagship multifunction watch; it includes an altimeter, barometer, compass and chrono in a black case.
Designed by Piero Lissoni, the Alessi Barbicu is both functional and portable; able to use gas or charcoal, it can be configured as a low-slung pit or regular trolley-style BBQ grill.
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