Matador pocket-blankets are 90-micron-thick nylon blankets with weighted corners to keep them from blowing away and stitched fold-lines for easy refolding.
They're puncture-resistant and water-shedding, and fold up to the size of a couple packs of cards. They come in 44"x55" ($25) and 44"x28" ($20), and have a one-year warranty. No information on the overall weight, but I'm guessing they're gossamer-light. They're hand-wash and quick air-drying.
This stuff is catnip for me, the kind of thing that takes an effort of will to resist buying straightaway and adding to my travel-bag. Certainly, this'd be great for walks in the countryside or the beach and impromptu picnicking while on errands (especially with kids).
This handheld magnifying glass has two bright LEDs and is powered by 3 AAA cells (not included). The manufacturer says the magnification is 40X. I think it is less than that, but it is still plenty powerful for my needs – mainly, reading the markings on tiny electrical components and checking the layer fusion on […]
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The curved bottom of the cup peeks through your drink as the level drops down, moving the “moon” from full to a fingernail-paring sliver. Of course, it works better if you drink something cloudy and white — it’s designed some cloudy Korean rice-wines, but would also work with Pernod and water, I’m thinking.
The Lytro Illum dares to be different, boasting even more robust features than its first generation predecessor and a sleek design reminiscent of professional DSLRs. What’s so cool about it? Most cameras capture the position of light rays, producing a statoc 2D image.
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