Ben Dahl

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DIY: Modern Concrete Fire Pit

Doing It Yourself isn’t always the easiest or cheapest option, but odds are you won’t find anything more satisfying than finishing a DIY project with your own two hands. Each week, we’re going to showcase one cool DIY project tutorial from around the web. Hanging out around the fire with friends (with adult ... continue reading
MORE: DIY, Garden, Home, DIY.
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A Hand Warmer, Phone Charger, and Flashlight in One SHOP

In an effort to conserve packing space, we like our gear to pull double-duty, and, when possible, triple-duty. Not only will this aluminum cylinder warm up in less than five minutes to keep your hands toasty, but it can also charge your phone and act as a pocket flashlight. It can stay warm for up to three hours to make winter excursions more bearable, and give your phone a little jolt or the path in front of you a little better lighting. Able to be recharged over 500 times, it’s the ultimate companion for cold months or late night expeditions. ... check it out
$40 buy
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Stainless Steel Open Storage Containers

We generally don't like saying something is the "best of" anything because something will inevitably come out the following week that bests the previous "best of." When that happens, we look like jerks. That said, we're fairly confident that's not going to happen with the new Stacking Shelf Container 50 from Snow Peak. ... continue reading
$156 buy MORE: Furniture, Home, Furniture.
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10 Siri Hacks You Need To Try

Everyone knows you can ask Siri to search the web for things, read your email out loud and have some Buzzfeed worthy conversations with her. We know she's had her issues in the past, but these ten tricks are reason enough to take her out of storage--which you can do by clicking Settings > General > Siri. Measurement ... continue reading
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The Toughest Mechanical Pencils Ever

Rite in the Rain makes some of the toughest notebooks on the market because they're made with a patented paper that's all weather. They made paper impervious to water, so it should come as no surprise that their take on the mechanical pencil is one of the best iterations yet. Using a resin barrel, patented expanding ... continue reading
$11 buy MORE: Home, Tools, Work, Tools, Work.
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Noke Padlock Unlocks With Bluetooth

How many different padlocks do you have sitting in a junk drawer in your place just waiting for you to a) find the key (never gonna happen), b) remember the combination (yeah, right), or c) accept a and b are hopeless and just throw it out? If you're anything like us, the answer is more than one. If any of those padlocks ... continue reading
$59+ buy MORE: Bikes, Rides, Bikes.
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DIY: Eames Elephant Leather Desk Organizer

Doing It Yourself isn’t always the easiest or cheapest option, but odds are you won’t find anything more satisfying than finishing a DIY project with your own two hands. Each week, we’re going to showcase one cool DIY project tutorial from around the web. Maybe we've grown to the point that our tastes have ... continue reading
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