Ben Dahl

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Dart Is The World’s Smallest Laptop Adapter

It doesn't matter if you're a member of the Mac or PC camp, the universal truth about laptops is that all chargers suck. FINsix is going to change all of that with the Dart adapter. Using patented MIT technology (FINsix was founded by a team of MIT grad students) called very high frequency (VHF) power conversion, the ... continue reading
$79+ buy MORE: Computers, Tech.
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The Great Outdoors Sale SHOP

Real men don't spend their entire summer in air-conditioned comfort. The warm weather and abundant sunshine make this time of year the perfect to go exploring the great outdoors, and right now is the time to gear up to do so. From now until 7/28/14 you'll save 16% on all the outdoor gear we've rounded up in this curated collection. So ditch the couch for a weekend, lace up your boot and get outside. ... check it out
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Lightweight Cylo Bicycle Is Perfect Urban Bike

Bikes are some of the most personalized products on the market. Every option is not going to work for every person off the line, so manufacturers generally tend to give you lots of customizations when you're ordering. All of this is independent from any third party modifications you want to make to the bike yourself. ... continue reading
$$2k+ buy MORE: Bikes, Rides.
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Nocs NS500 Aluminum Earphones Are Tangle-Free

This isn't the first time we've talked about Nocs audio equipment around here, and it probably won't be the last. They consistently deliver high-quality products that look good. Their products consistently sound good in the high, low and everywhere in between departments. Most importantly, they spend a serious amount ... continue reading
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iBlock Natural Wood Butcher Block Holds Your Tablet

Everyone has at least one cutting board in their kitchen, but if it's not an edge or end grain piece of natural wood then it's probably time for an upgrade. Here's the thing with the cutting boards we're all used to--they're not as good as all of us originally thought. The creator of the iBlock, Nils Wessell, elaborates ... continue reading
$150+ buy MORE: Food, Home.
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Intricate 3D Ice Cubes For Your Whisky

Edible art is one thing, but hot damn do we want some of these ice cubes for our next glass of bourbon or rye. Each cube created for Suntory Whisky's 3D on the Rocks campaign is made with incredible detail, a precision drill and fresh spring water. But don't just take our word for it, check them out.
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Imbue Is The Last Tool You Need For Creating On The Go

We all have plenty of notebooks, pens, and pencils. Writing lists has never been easier, but what if you want something more? What if you want to sit down and draw out a type face or a car? Or, what if you just want straight lines in the mock up drawing of your next project? There hasn't really been a good solution ... continue reading
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Approved: Selvedge Denim Jeans

Jeans are much more than another pair of pants to most guys; they're a uniform. They're durable, comfortable, and they look good with just about every other piece of clothing. Selvedge (see also: Self-Edge or Selvage, they all mean the same thing) denim jeans are close to indestructible, which makes them worth investing ... continue reading
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Formula 1 Pit Stops: 1950 vs. Today

A Formula 1 pit stop in the 1950s took about a minute (this one was like 65 seconds). We can't even figure out how to get the spare tire out of our car, let alone on, in that amount of time. It's impressive, but nothing compared to a modern Formula 1 pit stop. Don't blink. You might miss it. [via Airows]
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Quickey Multi-tool Opens Everything But Doors

You'd think with all the knives we have lying around we wouldn't have to use our keys for anything other than opening doors. And yet, we still using them for cutting random threads, opening boxes and attempting to free our latest purchases from their clamshell confines. No one should be using an actual key for any ... continue reading
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