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G2 Turbo - Wearable Fan for Back(pack) Sweat

By: on May 18, 2017
$19 - $23
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Part of me hopes the Presti G2 Turbo becomes the Little Crowdfunding Project That Could. Because I just saw The Goonies on cable for the 400th time, and this aerator of back sweat - what inventor Edwin Wang calls the world's first wearable backpack ventilation fan - is some classic Data-style tech that, like truth, compassion, and cat videos, the world could use some more of right now.

The Presti G2 Turbo connects to your existing backpack, snuggling into the natural gap created between back and pack by the concave curve of your spine at the lumbar region. Wang notes this gap is universal for backpack carriers, forming regardless of whether or not "he/she is fat or thin." He goes on to assure us that the G2 Turbo will fit comfortably in the space thanks to the fan's thin and ergonomic design, again, "no matter [whether] you are fat or thin."

In place the G2 Turbo turns on/off with a cabled controller that also has a wheel switch to set intensity. The fan's motor drives convective airflow between wearer and backpack while in use, circulating cool air and helping keep your shirt free of fast-spreading sweat amoebas.

If you want to get in on the affordable, old-school tech action that is the Presti G2 Turbo backpack fan, head over to Kickstarter to pledge for yours through July 1, 2017.

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Wolverine Pack Self-Healing Utility Bag

$59 - $75 from Slughaus »

If you're thinking, "What the Thoros of Myr is a self-healing utility bag?" like I was when I first saw the Wolverine Pack, check out this GIF of a dude stabbing the bag with a spike

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Geizeer Ice Cube Air Conditioner

$119 - $129 from Geizeer »

Make that "Geizeer Super Cheap and Eco-Friendly Ice Cube Air Conditioner." (And it's actually pronounced "Guy-zer," not "Gee-zer," even though in my head it will always be the latter.) At an operational cost of less than...

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Noria Window Air Conditioner

$299 from Noria »

Granted, when it's hotter than a dragon's undercarriage out and I'm tasked with sleeping through the night, I don't really care if the air-circulating device that makes that possible looks like Jabba the Hutt's butt crack....

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The WalkCar - Laptop-Sized Super Car

$1,280 from Cocoa Motors »

Tokyo-based Cocoa Motors refers to its forthcoming WalkCar personal transporter as "the world's smallest car," and a "laptop-sized super car," and are you thinking what I'm thinking? Was something lost in translation...

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Defender Anti-Theft Backpack

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Due to my hulking presence and penetrating stare, people usually know better than to try and steal...or touch...or come within 10 feet of my stuff. But I'll grant that theft, and pickpocketing in particular, is a worldwide...

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Uno Bolt E-Unicycle

$999 - $1,099 from Uno Bolt »

Uno, dos, tres...Bolt! You won't go 0 to 60 in 3.5 seconds - or ever - on the Uno Bolt, but you will have the privilege of scooting away lickety split from the lady who caught you helping yourself to her plum tree (hey...

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Litelok Flexible Bike Lock

$109.87 - $206.82 from Litelok »

Flexible, lightweight, and inordinately strong, the Litelok could have been a gymnast, but decided to take the more practical professional route of becoming an anti-theft bodyguard for bicycles. The gold-rated bike lock...

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TUMI CFX Southington Carbon Fiber Backpack

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It's not bulletproof, but TUMI's Southington Backpack does have a carbon fiber construction and ID Lock features strong enough to protect your tech and gear from the dangers of the daily commute....

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Waterproof Socks

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Batman Backpack

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ShooAway Chemical Free Fly Repellent

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When you're tired of flapping fingers and fly swatters, try a different style of shoo-away. The ShooAway fly repellent does what your hands, handhelds, and handy noxious strips cannot: it deters bugs from buzzing near...

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Zone Tech Cooling Car Seat Cushion

$35.99 from Amazon »

The key to the Zone Tech Cooling Car Seat Cushion's effectiveness: fan placement. I haven't even used one myself, but one look at where that little 12V fan at the bottom of the seat is pointed and I know my boys will...