The Anki Drive ($199) is a real world video racing game. It uses Artificial Intelligence and robotics to create a video game experience in the physical world. As you race you gain experience points which you can use to upgrade weapons and capabilities. The kit comes with a track that measures 3.5' x 8.5' and two cars. Up to four cars can play at once. You'll also need and iOS device to play and it does not currently work with Android devices. Anki Drive will be available for purchase on 10.23.13.
If you love Teva's sandals you're going to love their new Teva Ember Moc Slipper ($53). Teva was founded in the 1980's by a river guide who pioneered the sport-sandal category. Teva's new Moc Slipper is built to those same standards. It features a textile and synthetic upper that's offered in four colors. The upper features a rib knit collar and a quilted pattern. The whole kit sits on an EVA foam midsole and a rubber outsole. Perfect for lounging around the house or for the periodic trip to the store.
The Jerry Can Hip Flask ($21) plays on the timelessness of the iconic Jerry Can. Jerry cans are usually seen on the back of jeeps to hold fuel or water for long or off-road trips. This Jerry Can can be used to hold water, but is really made for a different kind of fuel. It's made entirely of 18/8 stainless steel, holds about 6 ounces of liquor and comes in at 4"x2.75"x1.25". The Jerry Can Hip Flask is one of the strongest flasks you'll find and easily slips in your pocket so you can take it anywhere.
Ever needed to let rip on your travels but don't know the local lingo? Those days are now at an end thanks to this essential phrasebook which is like no other. How to Swear Around the World ($9) is a collection of the most explicit and colorful ways to tell people off or where to go in every corner of the globe. There are literally dozens of languages covered here and the phrases range from everyday swear words to family curses to full on X rated accusations of having sexual relations with animals! The pronunciations are also included so you can swear like a native, and there are even handy illustrations that show you how to visually back up your foreign exclamations of anger. Awesome!
If you're not familiar with the game Crossout, it's a post-apocalyptic MMO Action game that allows players to create unique battle machines from interchangeable parts. Your goal is to create the ultimate battle machine and destroy other players. YasidDesign has created their own version with their Crossout Nissan GT-R ($DESIGN). It used a classic Nissan Skyline GT-R and attaches a multitude of weapons. You can't buy it, but it looks pretty cool.
The Beertop Delta Bottle Opener ($55+) is the result of a successful kick-starter campaign and will be an essential piece at in any everyday carry arsenal, party or social gathering. Just place it atop the bottle and give it a quick spin and it’s done. It’s compact enough to easily carry around in your pocket or you could opt to attach it to a keychain. You also get a bonus. If you're bored, the ball bearing in the middle lets you use it as a top.