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Today in Gear: April 21, 2016

A small but powerful battery pack, a lightweight Ferrari, oatmeal snack packs and much more.


Good morning and happy Thursday. Insofar as money is concerned, this is an entirely different kind of change than we’re used to: The Treasury Dept. is hoping to release newly-designed US currency by 2020. The $20 bill will feature abolitionist and former slave Harriet Tubman, replacing President Andrew Jackson, who will move to the back of the bill. One can hope that next they’ll do away with the accursed penny… Regardless of who’s featured, put your money to good use. Here’s what’s good in gear: a small but powerful battery pack for near-universal charging, an extremely powerful and lightweight Ferrari, oatmeal snack packs that’ll power you through just about anything and much more.

Anker PowerHouse


Hey, buddy. Just wanted to say that the little phone-charger brick in your pocket is super cool. Like, good for you. Oh! Also, here’s a 434 watt-hour battery that’ll charge pretty much anything on earth thanks to its 12V “cigarette lighter” socket, AC outlet and 4 fast-charging USB outlets. It’s powered by high-density lithium ion batteries and is about the size of four adult-reading-level novels stacked on top of each other.

Buy Now: $500

Munk Pack


Going off the grid? Going for a hike? Sitting at your desk? Most importantly: hungry? This is the latest flavor from Munk Packs, and it’s packed full of fun: Omega-3’s, fiber, protein and real fruit. Gluten free, vegan, non-GMO and tasty as hell.

Buy Now: $15



Felted wool slippers that you’ll never want to take off: that pretty much sums it up. Glerups come in sizes small enough for infants and big enough for NBA centers; they’re available as slides, shoes and boots. Pure wool construction means temperature moderation, moisture management and comfort are all standard and all natural.

Learn More: Here



Oooooookay. Badass. The love child of a snowmobile, cafe racer and Darth Vader is earning top marks in our book. That’s black aluminum with exposed fasteners; the vertical stack in front is a headlight. Chrysler Sno-Runner tracks and a 90cc motor provide the go and the guidance. And the whole thing powers our dreams.

Learn More: Here

Matrice 600 Drone


This isn’t for hobbyists trying to screw with squirrels in their neighbor’s yard or for ne’er-do-wells dive-bombing beach-goers. We’re talking industrial-grade camera rigs. An A3 flight controller, Lightbridge 2 transmission and batteries that will keep up with all the things you demand of them. It’ll travel 2500 meters up, move at up to 18 meters per second and stay aloft for up to 35 minutes.

Buy Now: $4,599

Ferrari F12 N-Largo S by Novitec


Novitec’s update to the F12 already featured a 6.3-liter V12 with 770 horsepower and 532 lb-ft of torque. The S has been almost completely reclothed in carbon fiber body panels and shod in 22-inch wheels. So, like, the Ferrari F12 is fast; the N-Largo is a screaming demon; this, the S model, will possess full grown men and wage wars with physics.

Learn More: Here

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