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Today in Gear: August 30, 2017

An elegantly simple down jacket, a pocketable 360-degree camera, fresh Nike kicks and much more.


An App a Day Keeps the Doctor Away: Want to know if you have pancreatic cancer? There’s now an app for that. Researchers at the University of Washington have developed BiliScreen, a groundbreaking smartphone app that detects jaundiced eyes before it becomes noticeable to humans. Using your smartphone’s camera, BiliScreen scans the whites of your eyes and determines the amount of bilirubin, a major signifier of jaundice and pancreatic cancer. To use the app, though, you need to wear some funky Warhol-esque glasses.

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What’s New, Now

Timberland 1978 Waterproof Hiking Boots


They’ve been gone for 39 years. Now, Timberland’s original waterproof boots are back.

Buy Now: $250

Toadfish Outfitters Put ‘Em Back Oyster Knife


Shuck oysters like a boss. And feel good about it, too: By purchasing Toadfish products, you are directly contributing to oyster habitat restoration projects.

Buy Now: $38

Eric Trine Summer Cooler Collaboration Collection


Natural leather EDC pieces, made by hand by two artisans in Long Beach, California. Sure to look better and better with years of use.

Buy Now: $20+

Fisher + Baker Passage Hooded Jacket


An elegantly simple down jacket, back in stock just in time for cooler weather.

Buy Now: $368

Insta360° One iPhone Camera


A powerful 360-degree camera that fits in your pocket. And 360-degree 4K video isn’t its only feature; it also captures bullet-time shots, streams live 360-degree video, shoots 24MP RAW photos and more.

Buy Now: $300

Nike x Loopwheeler Aptare SE and Roshe Two Sneakers


Two fan-favorite Nike shoes — the Aptare SE and the Roshe Two — now in Loopwheeler’s signature heathered indigo fabric. Available online and in select Nike stores on September 1.

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Type Hike Hot Springs 24 x 36 Print


From the Gear Patrol Store: Redecorating your office? Throwing out your posters from college? Fill up empty wall space with this screen print from Type Hike, featuring the Hot Springs in Arkansas. One hundred percent of the profits from your purchase will be donated directly to the National Park’s Centennial Campaign and used to give the parks another spectacular century.

Buy Now: $45

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How to save on an Arc’teryx travel pack, a Nemo tent and a Ralph Lauren henley.

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