This Paracord Survival Grenade ($70) actually looks like a grenade. It also has everything you need in case you need to survive in the wild. It's made from fifty feet of 550 paracord and includes a host of gear. These include: a double trip wire (8' total), double water purification (4x), a p38 can opener, 2x butterfly sutures, , 1 compressed towel (expands with water), dog tag signal mirror, 2x bobby pins, and 1 universal handcuff key. Waterproof matches reduced to from 8x to 6x but include two storm proof matches.
Everything seems to be flat pack nowadays, but how about a comera? The Pop-up Pinhole Project ($47) looks to raise funds for a medium format flat pack camera kit. Medium format film is larger than standard 35mm and smaller than large format film (102mm x 127mm). It provides a higher level of resolution over common 35mm. The expected delivery date isn't until November, so if you can't wait there are downloadable plans for a 35mm version that can made today using common household items.
Sometimes a products beauty is in its simplicity and longevity. Two designers from Denver have reinvented an old school classic and have come up with something truly timeless. Their Stout Bottle Opener ($35) harkens back to the days when all Coke bottles were glass and every neighborhood had a corner candy store. The Stout Bottle Opener is a magnetic, stainless steel opener that you can screw into any surface. When you order, you will receive the opener and a bevy of screws, mounts, and adhesive to make sure you can put Stout wherever you want. The Stout Bottle Opener is designed and created in the U.S. and made to last a lifetime.
Germany is fame for beer, France has it wonderful wines and America is widely known as the land of cocktails. The whole cocktail culture that spawned several movies in the 1980's is right back in vogue and bartenders across the county are jugging their shakers around and, thanks to artisan, homemade and local ingredients creating new and exciting drinks that consists of many complex layers of color and flavor. The American Cocktail ($14) comes courtesy of the editors of Imbibe Magazine and there are over 100 recipes here consisting of 50 favorites, classics with a modern twist and some brand new concoctions. It's time to dig out that shaker and make some shakes.
Patchnride ($30) is the tool we've all been waiting for. It will repair holes in your bike's tires up to 3mm in a simple, quick procedure. All you have to do is locate the puncture using their leak detector, remove any nails or debris from the puncture site, insert the patchnride tool into the puncture, and push the go button. This will release the Air Seal Patch allowing you to remove the tool. Just fill your tire with air and you're good to go. No messy glues and you don't even have to remove the tire from the bike. Patchnride is available for pre-order today.
Want some killer new shoes to rock this summer that are both ultra-comfortable and aesthetically kickass? Then you will be interested to know that the latest creation from New Balance is a complete white out, quite literally. Part of the ice cool “White Instinct Pack” the New Balance ML574 White Instinct ($90) features a supple premium leather upper, a luxe leather liner and an ENCAP-technology equipped midsole for a super smooth run. With a striking new colourway known as Triple White these kicks offer both total comfort and an unforgettable killer style. Freshen up your shoe collection with the crisp New Balance ML574.