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Evolution Hoodie: Made from Recycled Coffee Grounds – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – I’m a big fan of hoodies—I happen to think they are one of most comfy clothing items going.  And if you can add a few features to the standard hoodie, all the better.  And then, if you can make it out of sustainable materials, even better.  The Evolution Hoodie from Coalatree may …

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Ikea and Sonos team up for another bizarre Ikea product name – Symfonisk

NEWS – Ikea, the king of unusual product names, and Sonos, the whole-house WiFi speaker gurus, have teamed up on a new product line called Symfonisk. Planned for an August 2019 release, the Symfonisk line will offer two speaker products, a bookshelf speaker and a table lamp speaker. Both products are fully Sonos enabled and …

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Water bottles with tons of features, carbon fiber ukuleles, backpacks, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – This week I’m bringing you two Kickstarter crowdfunding campaigns and two campaigns from Indiegogo. We have instruments, EDC items, and more. Let’s check them out. MOVEO: The world’s first all-in-one water bottle What is it? MOVEO is a 750ml (25oz) water bottle that includes every feature but the kitchen sink – which …

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Thin is in with the Hyper Thin 420 & 440 EDC wallet multi-tools

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – The team behind the WildCard multitool is back at it again with the Hyper Thin 440 (HT-440)  and 420 (HT-420) every day carry wallet multi-tools. Every part of the tools are useful, and there are laser-drilled holes all over to reduce weight. Both are incredibly thin and light. Specs Width: 3.15in Height: 2.17 …

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Cool keyboards, sharp knives, notebooks made of stone, and more – Weekly roundup

NEWS – Get ready to read some interesting news and reviews. It’s time to see if you missed one of our posts from last week. Here’s a list. Enjoy! REVIEWS Logitech Z606 5.1 Surround Speaker System Review April 6, 2019 Udoq Docking System review April 6, 2019 Fused Goods kangaroo leather wallets review April 5, 2019 Xcentz xDynamo …

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Get through several magazines before you need a new roll with Charmin Forever Roll

NEWS – Have you ever had a…let’s call it “rough visit” to the restroom, and discovered that there are only a few sheets left on that all-important roll?  Charmin can wipe out that problem with their Forever Roll. Claimed to last a month or longer, the Forever Roll is so large, it needs its own …

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BLITZ Mini Tactical Pocket Knife | Straight Edge Edition – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – A knife is included in the EDC kit of many of us because knives seem to come in handy on a regular basis.  And the best knife to have is one that you actually have on hand, so sometimes, smaller is better. Have a look at Bomber and Company’s latest in the small …

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FoldiMate aims to takes the drudgery out of folding laundry

NEWS – Are you the type that whips through your laundry chores, only to have fresh, clean clothes sit unfolded until the next time you wear them?  FoldiMate can fold an entire load of laundry in just five minutes, all automatically. FoldiMate is a smallish refrigerator-sized device that will fold most of your laundry items …

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Strap this gauge on your wrist to tell time, instead of pressure

NEWS – Here’s a unique watch to add to your timepiece collection, it’s the PSI watch from Tokyoflash Japan, and it’s designed to look like mechanical pressure gauge. Available with a black or white dial and a black or silver stainless steel case, the PSI watch is a fun way to tell time because it …

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RESCUE A6 Emergency 6-In-1 Tool is a convenient life saver

NEWS – I’m typically pretty skeptical about all-in-one tools designed for emergencies because I’ve found that in most emergencies I don’t have any tools near me that would do any good. Also, not many of these devices really catch my attention for car-related uses as most of my tools just float around the inside of …

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Tactical Urban Carry System – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Companies are making bags and packs increasingly durable, versatile, and feature-loaded these days.  Plus, the military look is in.  Have a look at the Tactical Urban Carry System, currently in a Kickstarter campaign from AMABILIS. What is it? The Tactical Urban Carry System from AMABILIS consists of a backpack and a tote …

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Nisnas industries Vortex Shadow is a sling for urban adventurers

NEWS – I followed the first Kickstarter of these guys with their Kole flask back in August of 2015. Since then, they have released several other unique high-touch products (two wooden whiskey tumbler styles, and two vegan backpacks sized for women, among others). The one that I have always lusted after, however, is their Vortex Shadow. …

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