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Higonokami Mini Knife SHOP

The higonokami knife was originally made in Japan starting in the late 1800s and is characterized by its lack of a locking mechanism and simple, protruding tang. The style was exceedingly popular in Japan until 1961 when blades were banned. Still, a few craftsmen carry on the tradition today. This mini version is ideal for tossing on your keychain or on a necklace or lanyard. The small, handmade blade will always be at your side and ready for the task at hand. ... check it out
$23 buy
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Bitches Imma Holla At Notebooks

Notebooks come in handy for all kinds of things—like making to-do lists or remembering brilliant ideas—but they’re also convenient for jotting down phone numbers. Sometimes it’s just a lot quicker and easier to pull out a notebook then to fumble with your phone. But instead of jotting down numbers the margins ... continue reading
$10 buy MORE: Gear, Gifts, Notebooks, Write.
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The EOY Overstock Sale SHOP

Holiday shopping madness is over and we're left with some stock that we'd rather not have come January. That means deals for our readers. Hit the Overstock Sale page in our shop and grab an item or two. They'll be going quick. ... check it out
$$8+ buy
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The Modern Folding Church Key

100% Made in the USA. 302 stainless steel. 6oz vegetable tanned domestic leather. Military grade kydex holster eyelets. Nickel-plated hard drawn steel split rings. An ancient design, updated, modified and improved for modern uses. The Original Snake Bite: Forked Church Key & Bottle Opener has all the components ... continue reading
$15+ buy MORE: Gear, Home, Bottle Openers, EDC.
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The EDC Pen Designed For Your Keys

We have more every carry pens than we could hope to use in an entire lifetime (quite a few from Kickstarter), but we've still needed to write something down on more than one occasion only to realize there wasn't a pen in our pocket, within arm's reach on our desk or in our car. The guys at Blank Forces have obviously ... continue reading
$40+ buy MORE: Gear, EDC, Pens.
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Fish Knife SHOP

Need a simple pocket knife but don’t want one that looks like every other Swiss Army knife out there? This single-blade folder should do the trick. The Fish Knife is affordable and far more interesting to look at than your standard everyday carry blade. We've included a custom waxed leather cord so you can attach the knife to your gear. ... check it out
$16 buy
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Compact Inner Tube Toiletry Bag

Even if your next trip isn't behind the wheel of a tractor-trailer, this Compact Inner Tube Toiletry Bag is a pretty sweet way to bring your bathroom essentials along for your travels. Crafted from upcycled truck inner tubes, this compact dopp kit even comes with a zipper pull made from an old tube valve. It's water-resistant ... continue reading
$30 buy MORE: Bags, Gear, Travel, Bags, Shave, Travel.
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An Umbrella That Can Stand on Its Own

While people have been busy inventing hands-free and more effective umbrellas for some time now, they've been ignoring one of the most basic problems: the umbrella has to be ever so perfectly propped up in the corner when you're not using it. The Stay-brella tackles that issue. Thanks to the clever handle, the Stay-brella ... continue reading
$54 buy MORE: Gear, Nendo, Umbrellas.
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Barrel-Aged Spirits Kit SHOP

If you want to give that bottle of vodka or gin a new depth of flavor, pick up this Barrel-Aged Spirits Kit. Each includes two charred-oak barrel staves and a cheesecloth that allows you to impart some oak and spice to your light alcohol. Simply add one stave to a 375ML bottle for up to 20 days (the longer you let it go, the more pronounced the flavor), and then strain it through the cheesecloth and enjoy. All of a sudden that subtle vodka has a new world of flavor. ... check it out
$20 buy
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The 2015 Standard Memorandum

For 2015, Word. has once again teamed up with designer and illustrator Jon Contino to create another version of the storied pocket journal of the early 1900s. The 2015 Standard Memorandum is the follow-up to last year’s exceedingly popular version, and it’s ready to tackle your new year. Just like the original, ... continue reading
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The Tool Pen SHOP

If you’re going to drop a pen in your pocket for unexpected note taking, you may as well choose one that can come in handy in other situations. This Multifunction Tool Pen isn’t just a trusty writing instrument, it also includes both a flathead and Phillips head screwdriver, a level, a stylus, an eraser, and a ruler. Available as either a ballpoint pen or an inkball, the Multifunction Tool Pen is like keeping a tiny tool kit in your shirt pocket. ... check it out
$30+ buy
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Gun Cylinder Pen Holder

The pen may be mightier than the sword, but we're not sure how that Bic would fare against a loaded handgun. This Gun Cylinder Pen Holder is a sign that your words mean business. The cast aluminum desk accessory can store six or more of your writing weapons depending on their size. The Gun Cylinder Pen Holder is a nice little work space accoutrement for the dude who's serious about his work . . . deadly serious. ... check it out
$25 buy
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Tactical Mini Slik Knife SHOP

Don’t let its size fool you, this diminutive knife will make quick work of any task you throw its way. The tanto blade is razor sharp and sports a fine tip that requires the sheath to keep it under wraps. Perfect for piercing or slicing, the Tactical Mini Slik Knife is made for those who need an everyday carry knife that performs better and is more durable than others. Included is a small lanyard with a blue titanium bead to make it easy to carry around. ... check it out
$50 buy
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Machined Ink Fountain Pen SHOP

If you’re just scribbling reminders on Post-It Notes, go ahead and use a 50-cent disposable pen. But if you’re writing something meaningful, something you or someone else will hold on to for a long time, a fountain pen connects you to a time when every sentence was carefully thought-out. The Machined Ink Fountain Pen combines some of that old-school contemplation with a some new-school style. The aluminum pen was designed and machined in the USA, and is available with either an aluminum, brass, or copper grip section. ... check it out
$80 buy
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Dish Whiskey SHOP

You should never complain that you have too much whiskey. Which is why, even though it isn’t for drinking, Dish Whiskey is the perfect soap to use when you’re scrubbing those pots and pans. It’s barrel-aged, charcoal-filtered, whiskey-inspired dish soap that won’t leave your plates smelling like fake lemon juice. Just try not to eat your tableware after washing. ... check it out
$16 buy