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This thing might pass for a standard, everyday briefcase or laptop case and in some situations, that’s gonna be a good thing. But really, it’s the Small Portable Cooler Bag from StowCo: a stealth, compact cooler that keeps contents cool with closed-cell foam insulation. No ice needed, just start with cold drinks—and they’ll stay icy for hours. Holds 3 wine bottles, 10 beer cans, or 6 beer bottles.
Constructed with an incredibly durable canvas comprised of 70% ocean plastics—reclaimed marine buoys to be exact—the EcoTrek Adventure Pant from LIVSN is a water, stain, & abrasion-resistant pant designed to go everywhere you do. The fit is modern and tailored. Choose from 4 classic colors
Instead of paying up to get your ride professionally polished, the AutoBuff is a cordless, dual-action car polisher that will take your car detail duty to new levels of shine. Weighing just 2.8 pounds it’s a light easy-to-handle tool that offers pro-quality performance with 3400-3800 OPM (oscillations per minute) for powerful & efficient buffing. Use its 3.5-inch pads for compounding, polishing and finishing. Battery life is 45-minutes.
With the all-in-one Cuppamoka you can make a portable pour-over virtually anywhere. The 10-ounce stainless vacuum bottle features an integrated pour-over brewer that uses paper filters to brew your custom cup in a few short minutes, then you’re ready to go. The Cuppamoka mug comes with a removable filter holder, a spillproof lid, a collecting pad, 10 paper filters, & a coffee scoop. Keeps drinks hot for 2-3 hours.
For pedestrian safety on the streets after dark, these flashing yellow LED markers from Nite Ize let drivers and other pedestrians see you coming and going. They feature four bright push-button LEDs that can be set to glow or flash modes. Strong magnetic closures make them easy to attach to clothing, hats, shoes, and backpacks. They’re powered by 2032 lithium batteries which offer 70-hours of continuous run-time.
The Nimble is a thimble that sits on your finger, but instead of preventing needle pricks, this little bad-boy comes with a blade that’s capable of being the best cutter you’ll ever own. Convenient in its design, the Nimble’s silicone cap shape allows it to comfortably rest on any finger. A tiny blade on the tip lets you simply slide across surfaces you want to cut, be it paper, tape, clingfilm, etc. The blade’s small enough to slice through packaging, but too small to actually cut skin, which means the most the Nimble will do is poke you a tiny bit.
For cleaning up the edge & maintaining your knife blades, WESN’s Pocket Sharpener is a convenient and capable little tool. Its thin minimalist design makes it super portable while the electroplated diamond and ceramic surfaces ensure a sharper edge on all your blades.
It comes with two compartments on either side of the suitcase, separated by an array of mesh-lined pockets for segregating all your mini-accessories, and also features perhaps the greatest innovation of all time… An embedded checklist with all possible products listed on it, so you remember what to pack, and never end up forgetting a belt or a hairbrush because you were in a hurry.
Meet the Respira, an air purifier that uses nature to uplift spaces and cleanse the air around you the old-fashioned and effective way. Apart from giving your interior spaces a nice touch of greenery, Respira also adds additional humidity, evaporative cooling, and naturally absorbs gases and particulate matter to enrich your home with fresh oxygen and clean air.
With the capacity to store up to three-times more than Tesla’s PowerWall 2 home batteries, the Lavo Green Energy Storage System connects to your solar inverter & your water main, then electrolyzes the water to store the hydrogen—up to 40kW hours worth. That’s enough to power the average home for 2 full days. Technically, this is not a battery, rather it is a home electrolysis system & hydrogen storage array. Also, the world’s first.
In these days of marathon TV time & at-home hangouts, the Couch Console has arrived right on time. It is a self-balancing cupholder, snack holder, phone stand, USB-C charging dock, remote tray, & storage pocket, all in a compact, easy-to-clean package, made with recycled plastic & foam.
he GoSun Flow offers a range of functions—use it as a portable handwashing/dishwashing station, a hot shower, and a source of clean drinking water, to name just a few. Winner of a 2021 CES Innovation Award, its unique three-stage filter removes 99.99% of pathogens, including viruses, using a powerful, electropositive charge generated by nano alumina fibers. It offers an adjustable faucet, a showerhead—even the kitchen sink. Powered by solar, it weighs just 2.75 pounds for easy transport.
The Kalea household composter turns your kitchen scraps into clean, useable compost in just 48 hours. Similar in size & shape to a kitchen waste bin, it uses a simple 3-step process to convert fruit, vegetable, meat, dairy, cooked food, and fish waste into hygienic, ready-to-use compost with no odor or mess. Sensors and intelligent control systems process & dry the material before shredding it into a dirt-like & nutrient-rich fertilizer. Mix it with soil at a 1:10 ratio to give your plants an immediate boost.