A lack of satellite, cell, and internet coverage is part of the point of getting off the grid. But it can also be a dangerous drawback — especially in an emergency situation. Garmin’s inReach Mini, a compact, lightweight satellite communicator with GPS. When you go off-the-grid, inReach Mini is your go-to device for maintaining contact anywhere on the planet. This pocket-sized marvel allows you to send and receive text messages, track and share your journey and, if necessary, trigger an SOS alert to contact the GEOS 24/7 emergency response team. No matter where you go, inReach connectivity lets your family and friends stay in touch.
Should you ever run out of water on a long hike, the Sawyer mini will get you out of a jam. You can take that murky brown pond water, filter it down to 0.1 microns and turn it completely drinkable water.
Best parenting book ever. Should be required reading for every parent out there. It will give you a lot of insight into what’s going on in your kids’ heads and how to connect with them
Should you find yourself in the unfortuantely situation of having your house flooded, this pump will remove water down to 1/16 of an inch
This computer SHREDS the competiton in terms of performance and price
This new Apple Silicon Mac Mini M1 is a GAME-CHANGER. Apple redefined how computers work by integrating the CPU, GPU, Neural engine and system memory all onto one low power, low heat board.
As a result, you can’t upgrade the RAM, but you have a computer that is so different than anything that came before it that you have to look at this completely differently than any other computer.
I edit and render video without the computer heating up-at all! I’ve never seen anything like it. My two previous MacBooks would both be very hot with the fan at full blast when I render video or do lots of photo editing. I’ve yet to hear the fan or feel any heat coming from this computer even with very graphics intensive tasks being executed.
I have these laces on every pair of running and hiking shoes I own. They make shoes easier to put on and take off, but the big thing is once you fine tune them they’re always just the right tightness, and stretch to stay comfortable even if your feet swell during a run
For all the guitarist out there….a loop pedal helps with timing, rhythm, soloing, fretboard knowledge, song structure, and it’s just plain fun to jam with
Never Lose Your Keys Or Wallet Ever Again! Apple Airtags Have Arrived And They Are Way Better Than Tile Trackers!
The Stealth Fighter of Leaf Blowers – Clears the leaves from your lawn with little effort. Favorite thing is how quiet it runs. Compared to a gas blower this unit seems almost silent
Steam mops work by heating up water from a reservoir inside the mop to a temperature of nearly 250 degrees F and sending a jet of steam down into a mop pad covering the head. The stems soak the pad and assist its ability to loosen dirt and grime off the floor. Unlike traditional mops, the mop head absorbs the dirt, and the heat of the steam is able to kill most of the bacteria and dust mites on the floor. It is not only a faster means of cleaning but a more sanitary one.
The best headphones for under $20. I had a big shit-eating grin spread across my face the first time I put them on
An HDMI splitter, so you won’t need to fumble with any cables when you want to switch between your PS4 or Xbox – With a single click, any gamer will be able to cycle through two different devices without having to unplug ANYTHING.
USB data blockers let you charge your devices from other peoples’ USB ports (including charging kiosks) without the risk of their accessing your phone’s data or infecting it with malware.
One of the most underrated tools in the kitchen. You will never grate Parmesan or other hard cheeses any other way once you buy one. It literally liquifies garlic, so you don’t have to spend time chopping it for recipes
Easy to setup wireless security cameras that you can place around the outside of your home. They are able to go into spots normal wired setups would be too restricted by space, wiring or practicality concerns
Segway Ninebot MAX Electric Kick Scooter – This is an excellent electric commuter scooter. It goes fast, provides a very stable ride and the battery life is great as well
Teenage Engineering OP-1 Portable Synthesizer – Really, really, really fun all-in-one machine that is easy to use and allows you to make music on the fly, wherever you are.
Whether you’re building a system for your desktop, den, or dorm, this mini-amp is a greaty way to get started on your budget audiophile journey
Having boiling hot water at your disposal whenever you want is such an underrated luxury. Making tea, coffee, oatmeal and ramen isn’t such a chore anymore
This is my favorite sweetener to put in coffee. It is by far the best sugar substitute I have encountered and it’s natural and doesn’t make me worry as much as when I consume aspartame or sucralose
Moccasins house slippers – Extremely well built, the interior is plush, and it is comfortable as hell! I need a second pair because I can’t get them off my wife’s feet.
Shower Beers – sometimes it’s for pre-gaming, sometimes is for post-outdoor physical activity shower, sometimes it’s before a date, sometimes it’s for post work relaxing, and sometimes it’s just nice to drink a beer in hot water.
This is pretty much the highest recommended entry level grinder by coffee afficonados. The manufacturer also seriously supports its products. There is a very helpful support team and spare parts are available quickly for reasonable prices –
Sycees Plug-in LED Night Light – Whether you need a few night lights for your kids or you’re tired of stubbing your toe as you stumble around in the darkness. Plug one into any wall outlet and you’re done — it’ll automatically turn on in the dark and off again in the light.
If you are lifting heavy ass weights, consider getting knee sleeves. They keep your knees warm between sets, and helps keep the tendons and ligaments compressed, helping with stability in the lift overall
Lifting with chalk is a completely different experience than without. Nothing like your grip being perfect when the weights get heavy. Makes a huge difference in deadlifts and overhead presses
This pre-workout WORKS! I was able to lift more weights and the recovery time between sets was significantly reduced.
This license plate frame is ingeniously designed to ward off scratches, scuffs and minor damange from fender benders
Perfect bluetooth speaker for the shower. The battery lasts long and the sound is very good
Litter Robot.. No more digging for poop! It was life changing. I’ve had mine for more than two years and a still LOVE IT! I have four cats and I change the bag once a week. It keeps the smell down, the litter tracking to a minimum, and the cats love always having a clean box. They line up to use it in the mornings.
When I go to a meeting with my laptop I can disconnect from ALL my peripherals and monitors with one cable. In the past it took fucking forever to reintegrate my laptop with the shit on my desk
Should your car tire lose pressure at a mall parking lot or campsite, this super portable tire inflator is powered by a car’s 12-volt battery system and will pump up your tires with ease. It also lets you set the PSI so you can set it and forget it
Morakniv Companion Fixed Blade – This knife is often overlooked because of its price. That being said the price as opposed to the overwhelming quality is amazing! With the carbon steel blade and Morakniv’s excellent heat treat, you get a razor sharp edge on the blade and it holds it well.
If you are starting out on your home theater journey, this is the best budget entry-level receiver out there
These ELACs perform spectacularly and well beyond their price range. These are champs at the low end and crank out an excellent balanced sound stage without a sub. The precision of the tweeters is also extremely impressive
This sub sounds amazing at all volume levels. Deep, powerful bass that will shake you. No distortion. No shattering. It won’t overwhelm and will only enhance whatever you are listening to.
This can cooler keeps your beer 20 times cooler than your standard neoprene sleeve, so you can nurse your drink all night long — and it’ll remain ice cold
Attention hikers! This pack has it all.. size, adjustability, compartmentalization, support, durability and it comes with a 2.5L hydration bladder
Creative Pebble – For under $30, these computer speakers do their job adequately well, just don’t expect audiophile quality from them. You won’t be blown away but you won’t be disappointed. Great for casual listening.
Marshall Key Holder – For all the musicians who want a great way to key their keys organized.
Scrub Daddy Sponges – Say goodbye to smelly mildewed sponges and say HELLO to the last sponge you’ll be need! High quality anti microbial material tough on grime yet gentle on surfaces. They clean really well and never get dirty or smell bad.
These things are 100x better than toothpicks and floss. They way they just effortlessly slide between your teeth is such a nice feeling and they have little tiny rubber ribs that scrub the space where your tooth and gums meet. It’s like getting a professional cleaning done, every time you use them –
Hands down the best shoe/sneaker cleaner on the market. Work like a charm and take just a few minutes to clean
Super sharp Japanese Steel. Apparently they are made from the same steel/folding process as they used to make samurai swords.
Most knife enthusiast agree that this is the easiest way to sharpen a knife without ruining the blade. It will put a razor-sharp edge on every knife that you throw at it and it’s simple to set up and simple to use.
Originally engineered for aerospace and aviation applications, this protectant has founds its way into the toolbox of car detailers everywhere – It has superior UV protection, leaves no nasty oil residue, and works on vinyl, plastic, rubber, leather, fabrics/upholstery, carpets, and glass
These reusable, BPA-free bags filter out ethylene gases, which slows the rate of spoilage. As a result, fruits, vegetables, and even fresh herbs last significantly longer and retain more of their nutrients
Ontario Rat Folding Knife – Pros: Durable, Large blade, Easy one finger opening, Opens Smoothly, Sharp Blade, Good grip
Every once in a while you read a book that changes that way you look at the world, yourself and the people around you, this is one of them.
The Four Agreements is a simple and short presentation of some very deep wisdom. Make four simple agreements with yourself and living becomes so much easier, so much lighter.
The Knipex pliers wrench combines the best features of other tools, enabling one to grip and turn nuts and bolts with a single tool, and apply considerable squeezing pressure on objects without gouging or tooth marks
The ice out of this ice maker are those wonderful little nuggets that not only are smooth in your mouth but also easy to chew on. You can fill your glass entirely with these ice nuggets because the nuggets are small and a glass full of ice makes your drinks that much better.
One of the best electric razors you can get, that will likely last you many years and will give you a much better and closer shave than all other electric razors.
Moccamaster – Makes top notch drip coffee and it’s built like a tank with copper plumbing and super beefy electrical parts, and it gets the water hot enough and brews fast enough, consistently, over time.
I have had the luxury of my Moccamaster for over 3 years now. I have become accustomed to a certain level of coffee that even espresso can’t touch. Need I say more?!? This level of brilliance will spoil you to the point that no other coffee will compare. The quality of machinery and materials are bar none.
A yoga mat’s two primary functions are providing padding and grip. Manduka does both very well but pays particular attention to the latter. Manduka mixed up a new polyurethane formula that’s bouncy and responsive but also extra absorbent, so when a session gets hot — on purpose or otherwise — you can hold the trickiest poses without worrying about slipping on sweat. If there’s a single mat that can handle any practice, it’s this one.
We named this one of 2020’s best fitness products for good reason: the internally seamless capsule employs centrifugal force to cleanly blend protein powder, water, milk and even some solids (like peanut butter and bananas) with vigorous shaking
This thing lets you add high definition wireless audio to any home music system, giving you full control of your music from your phone, tablet, or computer
Macbook M1 Pro – The new Macs with the M1 Pro chips are blazing fast! Beats all its competitors out of the water!
Trekking poles are a total game changer. Knees are better, can go farther in a day, easier to set a higher pace, uphill is like you have a constant handrail, downhill is like bracing against strong trees that are always in the right spot, etc.
Even in a packed tent, things can get pretty cold — especially in the colder months of the year. If you find yourself frequently camping in the fall or even winter, you’ll probably want to haul around a heater like the Mr. Heater you see here. Although it’s powered by propane, it’s safe for indoor usage and produces up to 9,000 BTU heat with a range of 225 feet. It also has an auto-shutoff feature, runs for 3 hours at full power, and is roughly the same size and shape as a small cooler.
A floodlight camera is an essential for home security. This one is incredibly easy to install and its built surprisingly well. Most floodlights are pretty cheap plastic, but this one is definitely a higher grade
I don’t often sing the praise for a dish rack but when I do its for this one
For the paltry sum of about $14, you could significantly improve your TV’s color, contrast and black levels
There have been thousands of books published about George Washington but theres no doubt that Ron Chernow’s Washington: A Life stand a head above the rest
This is the story of George Washington’s life – from the cradle to the grave, his family, his country, his story. Chernow has created a passionate volume of the personage that was Washington.
If you want a story that exalts a man to the level of a god, cleansing every flaw and making him out to be Moses, this isn’t it. His quirks are all here, his obsession with appearances, his very complex and unfortunate relationship with slavery, everything.
A fireproof safe is the kind of thing you buy hoping its capabilities are never put to the test. But if the time comes, chances are, the safe will be worth far more than you paid
Super underrated kitchen tool…Great at scooping and scraping. Whacking a block of cheese or butter in half. Crushing garlic cloves. Cracking peppercorns. Dividing dough
If coffee makes you feel tense, anxious and drained, switch to matcha green tea. Sustained energy with no crash
Food Scale – Weighing your food gives you the most accurate calorie count and is the best money you’ll spend toward your weight-loss goals. Using a food scale put into perspective how much food I was really eating a couple years ago. As soon as I understood how much stuff really was calorie-wise, the weight started falling off.
Can a human be in love with a trash receptacle? The answer is yes. Yes they can. Best trashcan ever made and worth every penny
CeraVe Facial Moisturizing Lotion SPF 30 – The least you could do for your skin to remain looking young and vibrant