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A Smart Scale That Measures More Than Just Weight
Why measure your weight when you can measure body fat, water percentage, muscle and bone mass, too? Oh, and also the weather forecast…
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As If Oru’s Kayaks Weren’t Already Seaworthy Enough
Oru Kayak is deeply passionate about water; so is United by Blue — it’s practically in their name. So the pair collaborated on a limited edition kayak.
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In the Year 2057, Wear This Aboard Your Flying Car
A seriously futuristic piece of athleisure from an unsurprisingly German brand.
Is This The Most Beautiful Gaming Console Ever Made?
Looks like a prop from a Wes Anderson sci-fi flick; performs like a high-powered PC custom built by a Radioshack employee with a ponytail. (VR-ready, 4K enabled). Only 50 will be made.
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Globe-Trotters, Take Note
Best Buy has the exclusive on this very special TUMI smartwatch, designed to be a perfect travel companion.
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A Unique Way to Show Off Your Passion for Racing
Designed by a brilliant dude named Chungkong in the Netherlands, these posters are worthy of any speed enthusiast’s wall.
Aer Fit Pack 2
From the Gear Patrol Store: The Fit Pack 2 stores your gym/work essentials without adding extra bulk. Stylish and functional, this versatile daypack goes with you to the office, gym and everywhere in between.
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How to save on a pair of Vans shoes, a William-Sonoma sale and an L.L. Bean sleeping bag.
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