Outdoors

Orbitwheel skates

Orbitwheels are an interesting cross between inline skates and a skateboard. Just flip out the foot platform, step in and away you go. They look a bit awkward to use since you can only roll sideways, but what do I know, I can’t even skate using regular roller blades 😉 Orbitwheels are available for $99.95.

Further proof that Americans are lazy or brilliant – Remote Controlled Rolling Cooler

How about a rolling beverage cooler that you can control with a handheld remote control? Is this the product for obese tailgate party attendants or brilliant geeky party hosts? Either way, it’s a fun product that has room for 12 cans or bottles with ice. It can roll up to 40 feet from the host …

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Sanyo can warm your heart and hands – eneloop Kairo

Sanyo’s eneloop Kairo (‘eneloop’ = ‘energy’ + ‘loop’ and ‘kairo’ = ‘pocket heat’ (translated from Japanese) may sound like a weird name for a product, but your hands won’t care. They will love this small rechargeable hand warmer that is great for indoors or outdoors. It has high and low settings at 38˚C (102˚F) and …

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The FaucetLock by Flow Security Systems

This morning I was taking a shower when I noticed a drop in the water pressure.  We have an old house, and this always happens when someone turns on the water somewhere else in the house – but no one else was using any water.  After a couple of minutes, the water pressure returned to …

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Hobo knives – For chowing on the go

Here’s a nifty gadget for your gear bag. It’s a replica of a hobo knife from the early 1900’s. This one from W.R. Case has a bone handle with a knife, spoon and a fork with a can opener. It’s pretty expensive at around $80 or so at various online retailers. However, I did find …

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Filter your tap water on the go with a H2Only water bottle

The H2Only 25 oz. water bottle from US Canteen has a built in Ionic-Adsorption Micro-Filtration system that removes toxic chemicals, detergents, pesticides, and agricultural waste, as well as dissolved solids such as arsenic, aluminum, zinc, asbestos, copper, lead, mercury, and chromium 6. It also removes dirt, sediment, E-Coli Bacteria, DDT, MTBE, Benzene, and Chloroforms, which …

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Wearable Hummingbird Feeder

If you have ever wanted to get up close and personal with a hummingbird, you now have your chance with the Wearable Hummingbird Feeder from Heatstick.com. It’s a head mounted face shield with a feeding tube built into the forehead of the mask. The mask and helmet are painted Red to attract the hummingbirds, while …

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Transportation for lazy lovebirds – PEDEGO Electric Tandem Bike

The next time you want to go for a ride with your sweetie, skip the sweat producing manual bicycle and go with a PEDEGO tandem e-bike. It features a beach cruiser design with two wide, cushioned seats, relaxed handlebars and a rear motor. It operates much like a regular tandem bicycle but utilizes a parallel …

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MacGyver jewelry – Survival Straps

The next time you’re in the jungle being chased by Nazi soldiers, you can take off your Survival Straps bracelet, unravel the 16 feet of paracord and rappel off the side of a cliff to safety. Oh wait, I think that was from an Indiana Jones movie, not a MacGyver episode. Anyway, you get the …

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Set your grill on fire with a rifle or a fishing pole – No lie

You really gotta love our redneck brothers and sisters and all their wacky gadgets. Case in point: 14.5 inch long butane backyard BBQ lighters shaped to look like a rifle or a fishing pole. I guess you have to love Nascar racin and possum huntin to figure this un out. Get one now for $9.99 …

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Find buried treasure with your feet – Metal detecting sandals

I used to be into metal detecting aka TH’ing (treasure hunting) a bazillion years ago. I still have two detectors around here somewhere. I couldn’t help but do a double take when I saw these metal detecting sandals from Hammacher Schlemmer that come in sizes for men and women. The right sandal has a built …

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Glarewear – Sunglasses for outdoor laptop viewing

Using your laptop outdoors on a sunny day can be difficult because the sunlight can cause the laptop’s display to look dark or washed out. Putting on your normal sunglasses usually makes matters worse. Glarewear sunglasses are sporty looking glasses that have special polarized lenses that allow you to see the display even on a …

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Keychain flashlight that can find scorpions

Scorpions give me the creeps. Luckily, I don’t live in an area where we have those evil looking critters. If I did, I’d want a Photon Scorpion Finder Freedom Micro keychain light. How can an LED flashlight find a scorpion? A unique feature of nearly all scorpions is that their bodies will fluoresce brightly under …

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Stay cool (and slightly damp) with the MistyMate

Summer + Outdoors = Fun, but Summer + Outdoors + Heat = Sweat and no one likes to sweat. Take the sweat out of the equation with a MistyMate personal mister. This micro misting device holds 24 oz of liquid and requires no batteries to operate. Just pump it up by hand to pressurize it …

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