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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.

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.

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DIY Flaming Vortex Fountain

DIY Flaming Vortex Fountain

Grant “The King of Random” Thompson shows us how to build a cool looking light-up fountain that not only spins water around in an endless whirlpool, it has a bubbler that he rigged up with propane gas so the surface of the water lights on fire.

LifeStraw Universal Water Bottle Filter

LifeStraw Universal Water Bottle Filter

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

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.

Quartz Self-Cleaning Water Bottle

Quartz Self-Cleaning Water Bottle

Quartz claims that its insulated bottle can keep tap water 99.99% free from bacteria and other microorganisms. It has an LED under its cap that emits ultraviolet light to kill or deactivate nasty germs. The LED fires up every 4 hours, and lasts up to 3 months per charge.

Aquor House Hydrant

Aquor House Hydrant

Plug and spray. The Aquor House Hydrant is an outdoor faucet with a unique design that eliminates leaks, self-drains to prevent freeze damage and uses a hose adapter that connects with just one twist. It’s also easy to install and comes in different lengths.

PowerRay 4K Underwater Drone

PowerRay 4K Underwater Drone

An underwater drone that can record videos at 4K/25fps, stream at 1080p and shoot at up to 5fps. Its 12MP camera is mounted on a 2-axis gimbal for smooth shots. It works up to 98ft away, and lasts up to 2h per charge. It also has an optional fish-finding module.

Sub Xero 5-Gallon Koozie

Sub Xero 5-Gallon Koozie

Future BuyZ presents a unique way to keep a large amount of water cool – with a giant neoprene wrap that works like a giant beer koozie. It zips on like a wetsuit and can keep a 5-gallon jug cold for hours. Stainless steel dispenser rack sold separately.

Crete Table

Crete Table

Ocean-themed tables typically have a topographical design. But Eduard Locota’s Crete Table uses different colors of epoxy glass and a marble base to create an unbelievably realistic look. Customers have the option of choosing an island as the basis for the table.

How to Measure Swimming Pool Pee

How to Measure Swimming Pool Pee

Mark Rober spoke with a couple of scientists to find out the average amount of pee in a swimming pool. The giveaway is the amount of artificial sweetener in pool water. And the unmistakable pool smell. Skip to 8:21 for the simplified formula.

Grayl Water Purifier Bottle

Grayl Water Purifier Bottle

Grayl uses an inner press and a replaceable filter cartridge to purify up to 16oz of water in one go. It removes 99.9% of viruses and bacteria, as well as most particulates, chemicals and heavy metals. The cartridge lasts for about 300 uses or about 150L.

Grip’enGo Hydration System

Grip’enGo Hydration System

A brilliantly simple system that turns plastic bottles into water bladders. The Grip’enGo’s bottle cap adapter seals and fits on a variety of bottles, including juice and soda bottles. It makes it easy to enjoy different drinks on the go and clean the draw tube.

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World’s Largest Super Soaker

World’s Largest Super Soaker

Not satisfied with having the world’s largest NERF gun, Mark Rober and his friends spent a total of 6 months making the world’s largest Super Soaker. The 7ft long gun shoots water at up to 272mph using pressurized nitrogen.

Giant Water Balloon Shower

Giant Water Balloon Shower

The Slow Mo Guys wrap up their “giant balloon June” feature with Dan being totally drenched by an overfilled water balloon as it’s popped above him lying beneath a trampoline. We’re just glad the video wasn’t titled “Man Crushed by Giant Water Balloon.”

G Active: Water Made Active

G Active: Water Made Active

Cole Paviour, James Medcraft, UNIT9, and Machine Shop teamed up to devise a fountain which “prints” 3D liquid images. Combined with camera gear from ARRI Rental and Mark Roberts Motion Control they turned the images into a stop-motion animation. BTS here.

Modpools

Modpools

Prefabricated heated swimming pools made from upcycled, watertightened shipping containers. They can be up and running within minutes and can even be relocated. An optional divider lets you turn part of the pool into a hot tub. Available in 8’x 20′ or 8’x40′ sizes.

Water Droplet Painting

Water Droplet Painting

Illustrator Adam SB shows us how the simplest of mediums – plain old H2O – can be used to create art. By dripping precise amounts of water onto a smooth surface, he creates a temporary artwork that’s sure to satisfy any obsessive need for order.

Stop-motion Ocean

Stop-motion Ocean

An up-close look at a rig built for the stop-motion film Two Balloons. The animators used an intricate network of strings and push rods to move dozens of shiny plastic layers to create the undulating waves of an ocean. The trailer for the film looks amazing.

The Biggest Tsunamis

The Biggest Tsunamis

RealLifeLore terrifies us with mind-boggling tsunamis. Imagine if the sky in that picture was a wall of water. That’s the smallest tsunami on the list. This summer, the wall is going to build itself. Nicholas Cage and Dwayne Johnson star in… Canary Islands.

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Diving Between Continents

Diving Between Continents

For their wedding anniversary, Mr. and Mrs. SmarterEveryDay went to Iceland and tried drysuit diving at Silfra, Iceland. It’s the only place in the world where you can dive between two continental plates, and has incredibly clear and clean water.

The Depths of the Ocean

The Depths of the Ocean

YouTuber RealLifeLore gives us a terrifying idea of just how deep the Earth’s oceans can be by pointing out some of the human and animal milestones at various depths. Good ol’ land is the bee’s knees.

Street Wakeboarding

Street Wakeboarding

(PG-13 Lyrics) Some guys in Russia woke up to find their streets flooded, and decided to make lemonade out of lemons by wakeboarding on the wet streets with a tow rope and a snowboard. The Die Antwoord soundtrack might turn off some, but it still looks like fun.

Self-filling Water Bottles

Self-filling Water Bottles

When you’re outdoors, you always want plenty of water. But carrying around a huge pack can be a pain. Fontus is developing water bottles that can capture condensation at a rate up to 0.8L per hour. The Airo goes anywhere, while the Ryde grabs water while you ride your bike.

LifeStraw Steel

LifeStraw Steel

An improved version of the instantaneous water filter. Aside from the bacteria filter found in the original, LifeStraw Steel also has a carbon capsule that filters organic compounds such as herbicides and pesticides. It also has a durable steel body. Skip to 1:29.

Australian Aquaman

Australian Aquaman

(PG-13: Language) Redditor Haesiraheal says he recently went fishing with his family and friends off the coast of Phillip Island. They didn’t catch a lot of fish, but they did find themselves in the middle of a marine mammal party.

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