The shower beer started during many of our college days, when there was no Shakoozie you had to balance your beer in a shower caddy stocked with your shampoo and soap hoping it did not fall over or water poured into you can. ShaKoozie ($9.99) is built on a simple principle—don’t let a little thing like showering get in the way of drinking beers. ShaKoozie lets you enjoy your favorite canned beverages in the shower
Whether you’re out backpacking, car camping or just sitting around the backyard firepit, your feet will truly appreciate the packable, water-repellent Timberland Radler Trail Camper Oxford ($65). This lightweight shoe zips completely into itself, so they won’t take up much space in your pack, and as they’re fleece-lined for comfort and feature 42% recycled rubber lug outsoles for superior traction in the woods, you can comfortably venture out to collect more firewood or grab another marshmallow. Can be attached to the outside of your pack with a carabiner when zipped into itself.
Is constant frowning ruining your life? Do you wake up feeling sad and wish that there was a quick way to turn that frown upside down? Now there is! Emergency Clown Nose.
No prescription needed, Emergency Clown Nose ($5) is just the thing for a quick laugh. Keep it with you wherever you go, laughter is the cure for what ails you and you wouldn’t want to be caught joke-less. Side effects include: Busting a gut, splitting a side, almost peeing yourself, lack oxygen from giggle-fits, tickling your funny bone and uncontrollable tears of joy! Don’t leave home without one!
The SQ Machspeed Square STR8-FIT ($150) driver is designed to maximize the potential of any shot with tour-level power and forgiveness that delivers distance even on miss-hits. The SQ Machspeed Round STR8-FIT ($150) driver is designed exactly like the square model for optimal aerodynamics throughout the swing, air moves closely over and around the club head, reducing drag for maximum speed and energy at impact. STR8-FIT eight-position adjustability provides the ideal face angle for any swing, any shot and to help correct some of the most devastating hooks and slices. Altogether, the SQ Machspeed is built to deliver maximum speed and energy at impact with the ball, for powerful drives.
In the outdoors, getting a fire started quickly can be a matter of life and death. And with the Zippo Emergency Fire Starter Kit ($12.50) , starting a fire has never been easier. The reliable flint wheel ignition easily lights the water-resistant waxed tinder sticks that can be stored neatly in the lighter compartment. And with a water-resistant O-ring seal built into the case, the contents stay dry. Available only in Safety Orange you will easily able to find this lighter if dropped or hiding in your pack. Perfect for camping, hiking, extreme altitudes, hunting, and emergency situations.
The Skeleton Key ($99) is a highly versatile precision mini-tool made in the USA from a solid 6AL-4V Titanium billet. There are two variations available – Spanner and E-Key. The Spanner version is specialized for Strider pivots and the E-Key version is for electronic locks that usually require coins to unlock. Both variations are capable of removing a pestering nail or opening a cold drink. This tool will surely become an instrument for every day carry.
The nanoSTRIKER ($27-$48) collapsible ferrocerium fire-starter takes all excuses and throws them into the fire! This may possibly be the smallest ferrocerium fire starter on the market today. Attach it to your key chain, throw it into your pocket or tie it to your pack but never again leave home without one. There are many ferrocerium fire-starting tools on the market. Some of these are high quality, some are small and some are self-contained. Exotac set out to create a tool that incorporated all of these features and then some. While doing so they discovered that this product not only does the aforementioned, but it does it while being easier to use then tools more than twice the size! At the end of the day, this little tool can be collapsed and returned to key-chain ballast duty.
This groundbreaking bundle pairs SPOT’s renowned lifesaving Satellite Communicator with DeLorme’s high-performance PN-60w GPS ($450). Imagine typing freeform text messages on the go, sending messages to multiple user groups, and managing your contacts via a contact manager in your SPOT account online. The PN-60w has the amazing ability to layer multiple map and imagery types on the included Topo North America terrain and street detail. Whatever your preferred activity, you’ll never have to settle for just one map. You can tell loved ones you’re safe when your adventures take you into difficult or extreme situations or share your exhilaration with others as you conquer mountains, whitewater, ocean voyages, or other challenges you’ve set for yourself. High-resolution U.S. color aerial imagery, USGS 1:24,000 topographic quads, NOAA nautical charts and 1:50,000 Natural Resources Canada topographic map sheets. Using 100% satellite technology, the PN-60w with SPOT Satellite Communicator works virtually anywhere in the world, even where cell phones don’t–all with the push of a button.
Here is the absolute easiest way to fold a travel map: scrunch it up into a ball and stuff it in your pocket. Of course, with a regular paper map that only works a couple of times before it falls apart. That’s why these Crumpled City Maps ($20) are so handy. They’re printed on durable, flash-spun hi-density polyethylene fibrous material. It’s rip-resistant, waterproof, and thin enough that it crumples down into a ball that fits in your palm. Stuff it in your pocket, or use the included drawstring pouch, and you’re ready to get back on the road. Maps available for New York City, San Francisco, Chicago, Paris, London, Amsterdam, Berlin, Barcelona and Tokyo. Made in Italy.
Share your most extreme moments simply. The Kodak PlaySport Video Camera Zx5 ($109) delivers full 1080p HD with a rugged design that’s shockproof, dustproof, and waterproof up to 10 ft underwater. If you’re going to live with no limits, you need a digital video camera that can deliver the goods in full 1080p HD. The Kodak PlaySport Video Camera Zx5 is up for the challenge. Built to take on the most extreme lifestyles with an insanely tough design— shockproof, dustproof, and waterproof to a depth of 10 ft. And built-in image stabilization smooths out even the roughest ride. Whether you’re carving up the mountain or pulling stunts in the skate park, the PlaySport Video Camera / Zx5 is up for anything. And with a touch of the Share button, shocking your social network couldn’t be simpler. S