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Safety

Zarathustra Bicycle Lights

Zarathustra Bicycle Lights

The Zarathustra is a pair of handlebar-mounted bicycle LED lights. They work as turn signals, brake lights, hazard lights and standard lights. They are waterproof and easily removable for charging. Their modes are toggled via a thumb button and managed via an app.

Rino Ready Companion

Rino Ready Companion
$289+  Pledge Comment

The Rino Ready Companion is a waterproof and fire-resistant backpack with over 40 emergency supplies for two people. That includes a tent, gas masks, a multitool, various light sources and a first aid kit. You can also get just the bag and its pouches.

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MyFAK First Aid Kit

MyFAK First Aid Kit
$120  Buy Link Comment

This compact, yet comprehensive first aid kit is the perfect companion for camping, or just everyday carry in your car. It packs treatments for bleeding, burns, sprains and fractures, skin injuries, and aches and pains – all packed in an easy to carry, waterproof nylon bag.

MyMedic Solo First Aid Kit

MyMedic Solo First Aid Kit
$40-$70  Buy Comment

MyMedic’s Solo is a single-person first aid kit. It contains items that will let you take care of 99% of the most common injuries at home, at work and outdoors. It comes in a waterproof case and comes with a paracord.

Haven Mech Door Lock

Haven Mech Door Lock
$135  Buy Link Comment

Secure your home with this lock designed by U.S. Special Forces veterans to be ten times stronger than normal door locks by preventing movement at the bottom of the door. Save an extra 20% off your Awesomer Shop cart with code GREENMONDAY20 (12/10/18 only).

Arlo Ultra 4K Security Camera

Arlo Ultra 4K Security Camera
$400+  Buy Comment

The latest version of Netgear’s rechargeable, wireless and weatherproof security camera. The Arlo Ultra can shoot videos at up to 4K and record them with HDR support. It also has a built-in spotlight, allowing it to record in color at night.

Rothco Military Trauma Kit

Rothco Military Trauma Kit
$195  Buy Comment

Forget cheap drugstore first aid kits. Be prepared for anything with this military-grade pack, which comes packed with useful emergency medical items, from bandages and splints, to a stethoscope, scalpel, blood pressure cuff, burn dressings, and much more.

The Science of Snow Driving

The Science of Snow Driving

If you live somewhere that snow coats roads in the wintertime, you’ll want to check out Engineering Explained’s latest clip, as Jason walks us through the variables at work when driving on slippery surfaces, and provides some tips on how to maintain control on the snow.

SpyFinder Pro

SpyFinder Pro
$198  Pledge Comment

Tiny spy cameras have been found in hotel rooms, AirBnBs, public restrooms and dressing rooms. Take control of your privacy with this pocket-sized device that can detect hidden cameras by locating the reflections off even the smallest camera lenses in an instant.

Park & Diamond Bike Helmet

Park & Diamond Bike Helmet

Bike helmets are a necessity for keeping our noggins safe. But they’re not exactly stylish. Park & Diamond aims to change that with their baseball cap-inspired headgear. Not only does it look better, it rolls up to the size of a water bottle for packing without sacrificing safety.

Nautilus Carbon Safety Toe Shoes

Nautilus Carbon Safety Toe Shoes
~$70-$115  Buy Comment

Historically, safety toe shoes had heavy pieces of metal in them to protect toes from injury. Nautilus Safety Footwear makes contemporary sneaker designs with a lightweight, but durable carbon composite nanofiber toe cap. The shoes also offer slip-resistant soles.

Flectr 360 Omni Wheel Reflector

Flectr 360 Omni Wheel Reflector
~$17+  Pledge Comment

The Flectr 360 Omni is the improved version of Flectr’s 360º bicycle wheel reflector. The 360 Omni can be used with practically any bicycle wheel, thanks to the cutting guides that let you cut it down if needed. It also now comes in two colors – silver and yellow.

Deal: Luminoodle XL Rope Light

Deal: Luminoodle XL Rope Light
$40  Buy Comment

Brighten up your backyard with this flexible, waterproof, and USB-powered lighting system. The 10 foot-long rope light runs on a rechargeable battery pack, and doubles as a charger and a lantern. Save 20% off in The Awesomer Shop.

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LEGO Airline Safety Video

LEGO Airline Safety Video

This flashy airline safety video from Turkish Airlines features the characters we know and love from The LEGO Movie series. Number one safety tip – use your seatbelt, not Kragle to remain in your seat. Also, don’t show this video to Minifigs while in flight.

Deal: 1TAC Safety Charge

Deal: 1TAC Safety Charge
$45  Buy Comment

Are you prepared for an emergency? Equip yourself with an all-in-one FM radio, bright flashlight, and a power generator that is weather-resistant and durable. Save 19% off the list price in The Awesomer Shop.

Earthquake Safety Bed

Earthquake Safety Bed

Inventor Dahir Insaat devised this concept for a bed that’s designed to protect you in the event of an earthquake. When it detects a severe tremor, it drops its user into a heavy duty shelter, protecting its occupant from falling debris, and providing access to survival gear.

Nite Ize Taglit LED Marker

Nite Ize Taglit LED Marker
$10  Buy Comment

Improve your visibility and personal safety at night with these weather-resistant LED tags which clip onto clothes, bags, and shoes using magnets. Each one has four bright LEDs which can light up in solid or flashing modes, and runs for up to 70 hours between battery changes.

OneUp Portable Life Preserver

OneUp Portable Life Preserver

The OneUp is a personal flotation device that comes packed into a case about the size of a soda can. It’s designed to automatically inflate when it comes into contact with water. It can be reused by replacing its CO2 cartridge and folding it back into its case.

Somewear Satellite Hotspot

Somewear Satellite Hotspot
$299+  Pledge Comment

Somewear is a Bluetooth hotspot for mobile devices. It uses the Iridium satellite network for global coverage. It lets you send and receive text messages and location data, receive weather reports and local alerts, and it has an SOS button. It requires a $15/mo. plan.

How Dark Patterns Trick You

How Dark Patterns Trick You

Nerdwriter reminds us to be vigilant and read text before clicking links when we’re browsing online or playing games. He points us to “dark” patterns – bad user experiences that are designed to manipulate an outcome. For more, there’s a helpful awareness website.

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PocketBands 3.0

PocketBands 3.0
$12+  Pledge Comment

Pocketbands are silicone bracelets with a small hidden pocket to stash a key, cash, or other small items. The latest version features a more handsome and ergonomic design. It also has an anti-dust coating and lets air flow against the wrist for comfort.

Ploota Flotation Device

Ploota Flotation Device

The Ploota is an automatic and reusable flotation device that you wear around your neck. It can detect when you’re in danger of drowning and automatically inflates its bladders using the replaceable CO2 canisters. You can also trigger it manually.

Lucnt SRL1 Bicycle Brake Light

Lucnt SRL1 Bicycle Brake Light
$100+  Pledge Comment

The Lucnt SRL 1 is a bicycle brake light that can alert the people behind you when you’re slowing down. When you’re moving, the light continuously blinks. But when you slow down, its lights get brighter and turn into a steady glow, similar to a car’s brake lights.

Rough Crafts Revolator Helmet

Rough Crafts Revolator Helmet
$699  Buy Comment

Custom motorcycle shop Rough Crafts has created its own helmet. The Revolator has a 100% carbon fiber multi shell, a shock-absorbing inner shell and an antibacterial lining, and weighs just 2.4lb. But it still has a classic design that allows for goggles.

Homeopathy Explained

Homeopathy Explained

“Faith can move mountains, but sugar water can’t cure cancer.” Kurzgesagt explains the basics and origins of homeopathy. It’s often touted as an alternative to expensive treatments, even though it often does nothing except make you think it’s doing something.

CRKT Williams Tactical Key

CRKT Williams Tactical Key
$10  Buy Comment

Designed by former martial artist and self-defense specialist James Williams, CRKT’s Williams Tactical Key is an innocuous self-defense tool. It looks just like a key but offers a pointed end and a secure grip when needed. It also works as a Philips screwdriver.

MyMedic Patrol First Aid Kit

MyMedic Patrol First Aid Kit
$250  Buy Comment

Designed to be used even by law enforcement officers, the Patrol is a compact and water-resistant first aid kit that will help you survive bleeding, burns, pain and even blocked airways. It measures just 10″x 7″x 5.5″ and comes with a lifetime guarantee.

Calculating a Car Crash

Calculating a Car Crash

Mathematician Ben Sparks shares a theoretical scenario that made him drive more responsibly. A car going at 70mph brakes just in time to avoid crashing into a tree. What would its final speed be if it had been going 100mph to start?

LifeStraw Universal Water Bottle Filter

LifeStraw Universal Water Bottle Filter
$35  Buy Link Comment

LifeStraw brings its proven instant filtration technology to water bottles. The LifeStraw Universal is the first water bottle to have a two-stage filtration system. It comes with two different caps, so it fits inside most water bottles.

WaterBrick Water & Food Container

WaterBrick Water & Food Container
$30  Buy Link Comment

WaterBrick’s signature product is a stackable and durable BPA-free plastic container that totes up to 3.5 gal of water or 27 lb of dry food. There’s also a 1.6 gal variant, one that has a wide opening, and one that’s filled with vehicle emergency supplies.

Veldt Motorcycle Helmets

Veldt Motorcycle Helmets
$430+  Buy Comment

Veldt makes minimal and compact motorcycle helmets with a modular design. Thanks to their unique fastening system, you can turn customize their open helmets with a flip up visor, a chinguard, or both to create a full-face helmet.

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