Ben Dahl

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Skylock U-Lock Has Keyless Entry

If you use your bike more than once a week, it's safe to say you're going to want a Skylock. This new intelligent U-lock is the most advanced we've seen, and it has more features than the first cell phones we ever carried. It starts with a Bluetooth 4.0 connection to your phone. This gives you the ability to remote ... continue reading
$140+ buy MORE: Bikes, Rides.
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The Transparent Speaker Sponsored

Instead of adding knobs, unnecessary features, and other knickknacks to make a better speaker, People People did the exact opposite. The Swedish design agency stripped one bare to create the most beautiful speaker you've never laid eyes on. The glass box holds just the premium audio components and nothing else. The active 2.1 Transparent Speaker comes ready for Wi-Fi devices like Apple's AirPort Express so you can stream music, or plug in your device using the speaker's 3.5mm mini-jack. Pick one up from TheBlueprint.com and you'll get free US shipping, just be prepared for every guest to comment on how awesome it is. ... check it out
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Vinyl Me, Please Is Your Record Of The Month Club

Do you remember those old music of the month clubs that you probably tricked your mom into letting you sign up for? You'd take a bunch of stickers of albums you wanted from their book and put them on the order form and FIVE ALBUMS FREE!!! Except you were almost certainly committed to being enrolled for at least 5 purchases ... continue reading
$23+ buy MORE: Media, Music.
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Moleskine Evernote Journals Are Easily Digitized

As much as we love Evernote (really, we use it for everything), we wouldn't be able to survive without pocket notebooks. Yes, Evernote has fantastic web, mobile and application options for just about any device under the sun, but we really like writing things in pocket notebooks because of their convenience and the ... continue reading
$12 buy MORE: Gear.
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Maarno Is A Folding Boat Made Of One Piece Of Plastic

We don't own a boat. It's on the list of the things to do, but we're not quite ready to break out another thousand when we have friends for that. Where are you going to park it in a big metropolitan area? Who's going to take care of dry dock maintenance? Which side is port? Starboard? Ahoy! Normally, we'd leave the ... continue reading
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Mahabis Slippers Can Be Worn Outside

Immediately removing your shoes when you enter your home is just generally something people do. You won't get yelled at for tracking the outside in. You'll have to mop a lot less often. Most importantly, it gives you a reason to put on house slippers. But what if you have to take out the garbage and your shoes are ... continue reading
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MAKR Tumblers Hand Turned From Food Grade Copper

We'll buy just about any functional product made of copper because, well, copper, but these new MAKR tumblers bring patina potential to a whole new level. Each of the tumblers is hand turned from food grade copper and bears the Made in USA stamp of quality MAKR is known for. The short tumbler measures 2.75" x 3.25," ... continue reading
$28 buy MORE: Drink, Home.
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These Belts Are Guaranteed For 25 Years

We can't think of anything we've owned for over two decades. When you start talking Heritage and multiple owners it's a different story, but we honestly have no idea if anything we purchased ourselves over twenty years ago is still around. That is especially true when it comes to belts. We have veg-tanned pant cinchers ... continue reading
$37+ buy MORE: Clothing, Style.
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600 Days of 360 Video Selfies

36 Countries. 600 Days. 5 different motorcycles. 125k+ miles. That's what Alex Chacon has been doing for, obviously, a while. He took a GoPro mounted to a stick with him for his Modern Motorcycle Diaries, and documented parts of the trip with 360 degree video selfies that can only be described as epic. Yes, epic selfies.
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4 Ways To Cook The Perfect Burger

Your meat is ready to go. Your fixins and toppings are all picked out. The only thing left on the agenda before you get to devour them is to actually cook them. We love grilled burgers as much as every single one of you reading this, but there are other options that require less prep time, are better suited to cooking ... continue reading