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Posted on Jul 31 2017 - 8:56am by gchoe
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The FormBox is a desktop vacuum former for making small/medium sized objects. Think 3D scanner and 3D printer mixed together. You hook the FormBox to your household vacuum cleaner and can quickly form objects from existing items. Perfect for making plastic products or molds for other items. What is vacuum forming? Vacuum forming is a large industrial process traditionally found in factories. With...

Posted on Jul 13 2017 - 10:33am by Russ
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After loosing two pairs of my favorite sunglasses (Maui Jim’s) to the ocean, I wondered why they don’t float. Hey Maui Jim please make your sport line-up of sunglasses float. Until then, here are some options for sunglasses that float. No need for the embarrassing leash or strap. ...

Ever wanted highly precise body measurements? Ever wondered how others truly see you? Yep, me neither. Some folks want to know this kind of stuff. Now they can have an accurate 3D model of themselves with the ShapeScale. You can get localized lean mass and body fat data to track how your body changes as you diet or workout. Tiny changes in every part of your body are tracked to show minute gains and losses. You can even see 3D time-lapse of your progress. Pretty awesome...

Considering my obsession with a good bug-out bag I try and think of everything I “could” need when SHTF. I recently ran in to these awesome compressed towels, or as I like to call them Compressed Coin Toilet Paper. In reality they are much more than just TP. You can get 200 pieces for just $23 and they come in convenient 50-pack bags which have individually wrapped packs of TP coins. This particular brand is called the

This slim cooler, the BevPod, has one job – keeping 10 cans cold. It doesn’t care about your picnic food or two-liter bottles. Just 10 cans. The BevPod Slim Cooler ri s just 3″ tall and easily fits into a backpack, tote, or messenger bag. Or you could use the included shoulder strap. The BevPod uses a wrapping ice-sheet instead of ice for a more compact/neat fit.    ...

If you live in a household that doesn’t allow shoes, like mine, you quickly realize some people don’t like taking their shoes off. I’m not going to get into the reasons you should/shouldn’t take your shoes off when coming in from the outside. To each their own. So for the shoeless amongst us… there are two options; take off the shoes, or put on a plastic shoe cover. Shoe covers are great but not the most fun to put on over shoes. Enter the Kwik...

SCORKL 10 Minute Mini Scuba Tank Diving

Diving with a scuba tank is great. You just have to be certified and carry a ton of gear with you. Snorkeling is great but you are pretty much limited to a few feet of diving. This Kickstarter project, SCORKL, is basically a mini scuba tank.

The SCORKL will allow up to 10 minutes of dive time and is small enough to fit in a backpack. The tank can be refilled with a manual hand pump or off of a larger scuba tank with the refill adapter. Of course, you will want to get the case, two SCORKL’s, the hand pump, refill adapter, etc… The coolest kit with two tanks will cos about $796. The only flaw I see is that the pressure gauge is on the opposite side of the mouthpiece and you can’t see it while diving.

SCORKL 10 Minute Mini Scuba Tank Pump

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This new style of tow truck can have a car moved in less than 60 seconds! This seems like what the guys in the movie “Gone in 60 seconds” should have been using. It certainly would have been a lot less dramatic anyway. Check out the video of this super fast tow truck after the break. ...

This tiny and lightweight sail is a great addition to any kayaker who paddles in windy areas. Perfect for making speedy downwind travel with its 46-inch sail. The sail is made of rip-stop nylon and the seams are triple-stitched. The middle of the kayak sail is clear so you can see where you are going. Works with kayaks, canoes, inflatables, tandems, and more. Video ...

Amazon continues with their quest to take over the world. Their latest product is a camera named the Amazon Echo Look ($200). After watching the Echo Look informational video, I realize that I am clearly not the target market. This isn’t a security camera but more of a wardrobe helper. Ok? Amazon Echo is still built-in so you can ask about the weather,...