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Waterproof Neoprene Car Seat Cover

$54.99 from Amazon »

Water from the pool. Sand from the beach. Mud from the hike. Sweat from the run. Grease from the Mickey D's french fries. Do you need more examples of the crud and stench your car seats must regularly fend off? Infina...

Google Ara Modular Phone

By: Ara »

Maybe you've never heard of Google's Project Ara. More likely, you've heard of it all too often. Heard of it like you've heard of Sasquatch. Some swear it's real. Some of those even swear they've seen the myth in person....

Pilot Real-Time In-Ear Translator

$299 from Waverly Labs »

Even though Pilot's crowdfunding campaign hasn't even launched yet (expect it on IndieGoGo very soon) this translator has already got the internet abuzz. In English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, German.... Not only does...

Outward Hound Tuff Guy Dog Toys

$15.08 - $31.89 from Amazon »

It's fuzzy stuffed hedgehog meets 'roided out meathead in this toy for your dog that you'll probably buy just as much as a gift for yourself. Outward Hound's Tuff Guy dog toys squeak, grunt, and huff for your pooch while...

ezOutlet - IP-Enabled Remote Reboot Switch

$79.99 from Amazon »

Connect to to Pretty Fly for a WiFi. Connect. Connect! CONNECT!...

The Hammer Slingshot / Slingbow

$99.98 from Simpleshot »

Archers, bowhunters, bowfishers, people who like to sling mud get one tool for all their firing needs in The Hammer. This slingshot /slingbow invites sportsmen to practice multiple shooting disciplines using its adjustable...

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The Phone Claw

$20 - $30 from JONTHINGS »

This is the pitch I got from Jon when he emailed to suggest The Claw for a Dude feature: "Hey there, I am Jon. I like weird things. As it so happens I make weird things too." Cool. Simple, to-the-point, no PR jargon....

Outdoor Wine Glass Holder

$15.99 from Amazon »

Maybe you don't need outdoor wine glass holders for yourself. I don't. I need outdoor wine glass holders for my girlfriend. So that when we go to see a summer movie in the park on romantic date night she doesn't tip her...

Foaming Mousse Dry Pet Shampoo

$15.98 from Amazon »

My friend Cornelius' Uncle Otto used to have this crotchety, overweight Westie called Magoo who, like many dogs, enjoyed digging around in the back yard and rolling in rabbit crap. He also had severe skin allergies (along...

Oyster-Jack No 7 Shucker

$74.99 from Amazon »

The Oyster-Jack No 7 will have you shuckin' errrsters as fast as boobies flash on Bourbon Street during Mardi Gras. This Arm of Champions is designed and priced especially for home use, but sacrifices none of the power...

Star Wars Geeki Tikis

$14.99 - $72.99 from ThinkGeek »

Get your limes, little umbrellas, and Death Star ice cubes ready because coming this July, from a luau far, far away is this set of 6 Star Wars character tiki glasses. Geeki Tikis, if you will, for all the fanboys and...

Wild Knight Dog Armor

$367 from Etsy »

Your canine ca-knight in shining armor has arrived! With one caveat: Lebovskiart, the Bulgarian designer of the shining armor, reports that his dog "does not like very much these strange clothes." But for him at least...

Cat Ring Self Defense Tool

$8.59 - $8.99 from Amazon »

Some kittehs can haz cheezburger. Other kittehs can mak yur face cheezburger. Like this kitteh, smithed into a sweet ring with conflict-ready stainless steel cat ears. I'd say it would make a great gift for your girlfriend...

Gamo Whisper Fusion Pro Air Rifle

$225.31 from Amazon »

One of my mama's favorite pastimes is going into the backyard and shooting the pigeons off her roof so they stop "crapping all over everything and making that awful cooing noise." Usually she just uses a BB gun to do...

Riedel Crystal Snake Wine Decanters

$445.95 - $474.70 from Amazon »

The snake wouldn't have had to ask my girlfriend twice if he'd looked like this....

Watermelon Slicer

$7.19 from Amazon »

My girlfriend brought home a bottle of watermelon juice (this stuff) the other day and first I was like, "Why would you want to eliminate the best part of consuming watermelon, which is munching on its spongy-crunchy...

The Dash - Wireless Smart Earphones

$299 - $349.99 from Amazon »

The Dash is a set of wireless in-ear headphones. It's also a self-contained MP3 player. And a Bluetooth headset. A microphone. A USB stick. A heart rate monitor, fitness tracker, sports watch. It has the capabilities...

9mm Bullet Casing Push Pins

$12.99 from Amazon »

They pulled the trigger so you can push the pin. This set of 8 Bullet Casing Push Pins come to you and your cork board from real, once-fired, American-made 9mm bullets. Seller Lucky Shot promises the conversion of the...

Audubon Bat Shelter

$35.02 from Amazon »

No Bruce Waynes allowed! (Vampires considered on a case-by-case basis.) This Audubon Bat Shelter is large enough to accommodate up to 20 members of your bat colony. And for those who haven't yet founded their bat colony...

TigerLady Self-Defense Claw

$29 from TigerLady »

Remember that old Secret deodorant commercial? Strong enough for a man, but made for a woman? I'd put TigerLady in that same category. Strong enough for a man, but made for a woman...to slash, gouge, and rip apart any...

Sonic Assault Electronic Disruption Device

$149.94 from Amazon »

File it under "Prank." "Leg Up." "TCB." Or "Revenge." Shomer-Tec's Sonic Assault Electronic Disruption Device looks like no more than a nondescript gray box--a useless one, perhaps. You can even flip its switch and nothing...

Bat-Signal Smartphone Light

$5 from Etsy »

Holy contemporary America, Batman! Even the Bat-Signal has been shrunk, 3D-printed, and made available for Millennials' personal use as a distress call! Like when a company has the nerve to turn them away when they show...

Fontus Self-Filling Water Bottles

$165 - $200 from Fontus »

"Self-Generating Water Bottles" might be a better description of Fontus' incredible new designs. Presuming they work as stated (this is another crowdfunding campaign after all), Fontus Airo and Ryde bottles don't just...

Cinema on Your Finger Pico Projector

$248 from Amazon »

Now that we're all adequately equipped to take selfies everywhere we go, the iCODIS mobile projector would like to facilitate our ability to play them back at any moment as a slideshow. For friends at a house party. For...

Porron Down-the-Hatch Decanter

$22.95 from Amazon »

Despite how it sounds, a porron pitcher isn't so named because the first 2 to 27 times you fill it with wine (or beer or whiskey) and try to use it you're probably going to porr-on your face. "Porron" is a Catalan word...

TrapTap Wireless Speed Trap Indicator

$109 - $139 from TrapTap »

The TrapTap could be a lifesaver. For schoolchildren. For your driving record. And mostly, for your wallet. This simple little button sticks onto your vehicle's dash and flashes red, blue, or green to warn you of speed...

The Chambong

$30 from Amazon »

The Chambong is an elegant glass vessel used for the "rapid and enhanced" (and elegant!) consumption of sparkling wine. Just mind the bubbles, whose population density in champers is apparently, like, 4 times what it...

Mantis Vicious Circle Knife

$94.95 from Amazon »

Circles symbolize unity, wholeness, totality. And also hidden, razor-sharp blades. At least when they're Vicious Circles, and come forth from the loins of Mantis Knives....

StoveTec Wood & Charcoal Stove

$109 from Amazon »

Biomass, sticks, or charcoal bricks--burn your pick with StoveTec's Rocket Stove. The 2-door cooker is designed to ignite your choice of fuel within its metal-lined walls, and includes a ceramic fiber combustion chamber...

ManCan Personal Keg System

$195 - $265 from ManCan »

Now this is the kind of "water reservoir" I'm talking about. The ultimate in hiking hydration, or portable happy hour, the ManCan is a personal keg system complete with a stainless steel keg, 2-stage Regulator System...

The FlameStower Fire-Powered Device Charger

$97.99 from Amazon »

Add just 10 ounces of FlameStower weight to your pack and you'll add unlimited recharges to your small battery-powered outdoor gear. Cameras. GPS systems. Lights. Smartphones*. The FlameStower Fire Charger gathers heat...

i-Scream Vibrator

$79.09 from Firebox.com »

I scream, you scream, we all scream for i-Scream! But mostly you, ladies. I just like sex toy designer Shiri Zinn's new vibrator because it makes you happy. And also encourages me to go get a Vanilla Caramel Nestle Drumstick...

Polymagnets - Programmable Smart Magnets

I'm not a science geek--and by that I mean I'm not smart enough to be a science geek--but for those of you who are, give the magicians behind Polymagnets about 10 minutes, and they will blow your minds....

The Million Mile Light

$22.99 from Amazon »

Yes, the Million Mile Light will go for a million miles, but only if you can. The tiny, battery-free clip-on device is powered by motion, and intended as a safety light for runners, walkers, and breakdancers engaging...

Game of Thrones Drinking Horns

$9.99 - $64.99 from Amazon »

Game of Thrones-inspired AleHorns give you at least one of the tools you'll need to drink like the head of a House of Westeros. Grab one of their 100% ethically-sourced bovine horn tankards and raise a glass to the perfect...

magic Opener - Magnetic All-Thing Opener

$24.99 from Amazon »

Maybe "All-Thing" is a slight exaggeration. The magic Opener EXTREME won't open a corked wine bottle. Or a bag of chips. Or, ladies, his heart to you. But it will open a lot. Beer bottles, screw-top bottles, pull-tab...

The Champagne Gun

Bubbles not bullets. Whether you're a child of the flowers or a child of the second amendment, I think we can agree: the Champagne Gun speaks to all of us....

The Kitty Pass Interior Cat Door

$44.95 from Amazon »

"The Kitty Pass" sounds a little odd, but I guess they couldn't really call it "The Kitty Hole" without experiencing some PR backlash, now could they?...

CamelBak Chem Bio Reservoir

$11.99 from Amazon »

If you're not an active duty soldier there's no real reason to buy a Chem Bio Reservoir 4.0, a backpack water bladder CamelBak designed to resist penetration by potentially lethal chemical and biological infiltrators....

biem Instant Stick Butter Sprayer

$129 - $159 from Biem »

Whether you're looking to cut back on the butter or blanket your whole life in a dewy sheen of it, the forthcoming biem Butter Sprayer could be as revolutionary for your popcorn and toast as the Slotdog is for your wieners....

SubPac M2 - Immersive & Tactile Audio Vest

$349 from SubPac »

Some people are born with music in their heart, rhythm in their bones. I was born tone deaf and with the dance skills of Doug and Steve Butabi head-bobbin' at the Roxbury. Maybe it's because just hearing music isn't enough...

Snooperscope - Smartphone Night Vision

$139 from Snooperscope »

The Snooperscope is a nifty smartphone or tablet accessory for hunters and fishermen seeking night vision. Athletes seeking to capture their accomplishments in the dark. Ghost hunters seeking validation of their obsession....

3D Printed Cat Armor

Now that the dog is Kevlared, spiked, and pokey bristled to the hilt with a CoyoteVest, it's time to turn your attention to armoring the cat. True, you've had the leather Cat Battle Armor option for a couple of years...

CoyoteVest Pet Body Armor

$19.95 - $109.95 from Coyote Vest »

Sure, a CoyoteVest will make your lap dog look like a mohawked Mad Max BAMF, but that's just a happy side effect. The self-described "Pet Body Armor's" primary purpose is to protect your little buddy from an attack....

Portable Hookahs Vaporizer Pens

I can't tell you which vaporizer pen is the best. I can't even decide for myself. Pax, Atmos, Titan, Snoop Dogg Double G...so many to choose from! I feel like a girl trying to pick out nail polish! What I can tell you...

Smartphone Windblocker

$14.99 from Amazon »

I hate talking on the phone, so in addition to whipping breezes and disruptive gusts, the Windblocker also blocks one of my best excuses for not doing it. Yeah, sorry, Mama, it's just so windy on my walk to work today...

Metamorphic Rock Naturally Insulating Cup

$55 from Kickstarter »

The Stone Cup is kind of the cellar of drinking vessels. Thanks to its composition of metamorphic rock born deep beneath the earth's surface, the cup has mad, and all-natural, insulating skills. Both for cold drinks...

The Porthole Infuser

$119 from Amazon »

Portholes of ships and submarines, designer Martin Kastner's inspiration for his Porthole infusion vessels, don't always conjure images as beautiful as the one we see here. Sure, there's the dreamy romanticism of being...