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Stikkan Splits Wood Vertically And It May Just Save Your Back

Lets face it. Not everyone is comfortable with an axe, much less using it to split wood to produce kindling wood for the long, cold winter. This is where the Stikkan Cast Iron Wall-mounted Kindling Wood Splitter can help. As the product name suggests, this hand-tool lets you split wood without turning to an axe. It leverages on anchorage provided by wall mount and using the principle of pivot to enable you to quickly split wood without much effort. Continue reading Stikkan Splits Wood Vertically And It May Just Save Your Back

Leg-worn Sleds Let You Sled Anytime Without Carrying A Sled

Winter’s coming and so is a new way of sliding down the slope. Meet Sled Legs, the world’s first wearable sleds. Looking much like a hockey goalie leg pads when worn (or Iron Man’s lower limbs, as some may say), Sled Legs lets you slide down the slope just like you would on a conventional sled. The only difference is, you don’t have pick the sled up when you’re done; you just stand up and walk away. Just like that. Find another slope calling out to you and do it all over again. Continue reading Leg-worn Sleds Let You Sled Anytime Without Carrying A Sled

This Tent Is Not Going Anywhere – It Is Going Onto Your Bed

Nope. This is not the tent you put in your kids’ play room. This is a really an indoor – for your bed. But why? Well, simple. Beating the cold can be costly because of heating bills and sometimes, cocooning yourself in layers of blanket isn’t enough. While Room in Room Indoor Tent looks much like an outdoor tent, complete with mesh doors and cotton fly, it is without a base and is specially designed to fit on your bed’s mattress. The Room in Room Indoor Tent is said to up the ambient temp by 10 degrees Fahrenheit, making cold nights without heater more tolerable. So, if you want to save yourself from utility shock, then you could use a little help from this grown-up, made-for-bed indoor tent, plus we think it looks kinda cool too. Continue reading This Tent Is Not Going Anywhere – It Is Going Onto Your Bed

Converse Wants You To Beat The Cold With These All-Weather Chuck Taylor All Star Sneakers

Converse is over a century old and its iconic All Star named after the former basketball player and shoe salesman, Charles Hollis “Chuck” Taylor aka Chuck Taylor, has been around for ages. You can consider its design old school, employing mainly rubbers and canvas for its construction, which naturally, are the recipe to avoid during wet weather or cold winter months. Those are the times where you’d chuck your Chuck Taylor in favor of warmer and water resisting footwear. Well, there’s good news. This you won’t have to this year, thanks to the introduction of Chuck Taylor All Star ’70 “Wet Suit” and All Tekoa Sneakers. Continue reading Converse Wants You To Beat The Cold With These All-Weather Chuck Taylor All Star Sneakers

With Snowcoach, You Can Have Your Kids in Tow On Your Big Foot Hunt

Transversing across thick powdered plains on a snowmobile is awesome, but alas, that awesomeness is limited to two person, tops, which means a family of four would have to forgo the fun. However, that won’t have to be the case if you have the Snowcoach by Equinox. Snowcoach is, as its name implies, a coach made for the snow (but not something Elsa would travel in, really), which also means it comes complete with an enclosed cabin to keep direct freezing cold away from its occupants and has high performance gas shock suspension to smooth out the ride (with skis, of course). Its futuristic shell is made from polyethylene and boasts windows so that your occupants, or in this case, your kids, will not have to sacrifice breathtaking view (if any) for creature comfort. Continue reading With Snowcoach, You Can Have Your Kids in Tow On Your Big Foot Hunt

Ubisoft x musterbrand Watch Dogs Apparel & Accessories

we are not sure how many avid gaming-themed cosplayers will want to dress up like the yet-to-be-released game Watch Dogs’s protagonist Aiden Pearce, but that hasn’t stop Ubisoft in collaborating with game culture-focused fashion and lifestyle brand musterbrand to out a collection of apparel and accessories for the game. the best part is, you can acquire them ahead of the game’s official launch on May 27 across all major platforms. it looks like Ubisoft and musterbrand wants to have would-be Aiden Pearce’s fans covered with the merchandises that span almost all aspects of the hero’s daily outfit for the complete look. Continue reading Ubisoft x musterbrand Watch Dogs Apparel & Accessories

CHAR Poles – Multi-tool Ski Poles

ski poles are largely single function equipment, well, unless you count stabbing another person with it as another function, but seriously, we don’t encourage that in anyway. however, a Salt Lake City-based upstart thinks otherwise (and their idea definitely does not involve stabbing) and has completely rethink how ski poles should function, such as for binding adjustments or even popping open a bottle of booze. yes. ski poles. screwdrivers and bottle opener, and those are exactly what the CHAR Poles will do, which effectively turns it into a multi-tool. while it may not be the keychain-friendly kind of multi-tool or even look like one, it is in fact, blessed with a couple of screwdrivers – a phillip head and flat head screwdrivers – one in each pole’s bike-style grip. using the screwdrivers is a matter of unscrewing them from the ski poles’ handles. Continue reading CHAR Poles – Multi-tool Ski Poles

Cozy by Radiator Labs

we have to be honest: the market for the Cozy by Radiator Labs is pretty small. however, if you resides in New York city and lives in a steam-heated apartment, the Cozy by Radiator Labs could be a life-saver for you. born out of the desire to control the steam-heat radiator, founder and CEO of Radiator Labs designed this innovative cover that goes over your pad’s radiator, thereby granting you control over the otherwise uncontrollable radiator. it is WiFi-enabled, allowing you to program times, set the temperatures, and even activate vacation settings via a dedicated app on your smartphone. as a bonus, you get to cover up the unsightly radiator and also prevent ‘burning’ when anyone accidentally touches it. Continue reading Cozy by Radiator Labs

The Wireless Headphone Ear Warmers

having cold ears already? perhaps this Wireless Headphone Ear Warmers can help you get through the long cold winter while keeping you entertained and also lets you answer calls coming to your smartphone without exposing your ears to the harsh cold. lets just say that this is a two-in-one solution for those living in cold regions, where previously, you had separate ear warmers and headphones, which you have to remove the former to use the latter, thereby opening up your ears to the cold. so with this integrated solution, you will get yourself a Bluetooth headphone that you use like every other Bluetooth headphones in the market, for taking calls and enjoying your favorite tunes, while the thermal fleece shell with insulation and soft polyester lining keeps your sound holes nice and comfy even in the winter gusts. Continue reading The Wireless Headphone Ear Warmers

BearTek Bluetooth Gloves

being in a tropical country, having cold hands are less of a worry than sweating profusely, however, if you are located on the opposite pole and already bracing from the cold winter season, the BearTek Bluetooth Gloves will offer the much needed reprieve for your freezing hands while still allowing you control over your favorite gadgets like your smartphone and even the GoPro camera. billed as the luxury class gloves, these BearTek Bluetooth Gloves are specifically designed for motorcycle, ski and snowboard, or basically anyone who are always out in the cold, providing them with the necessary warm and protection while putting controls right at their (gloved) fingertips. connectivity to your device is achieved via Bluetooth module or a patent-pending wireless sync module that tucks away, unobtrusively, in the cuff. Continue reading BearTek Bluetooth Gloves