Nutty but useful single-person pop-up shelter for outdoor events

As I've posted previously, Under The Weather is a single-person pop-up shelter to sit inside that my big brother Rick came up with a while back. (He was sick of getting soaked at his kids' soccer games and was inspired by a portable toilet he saw by the field.) Late last night, he had me cracking up at this new video of him pitching his product (literally). "Bet I can't do it blindfolded? Let's see."

Under The Weather is designed for spectator sports, fishing, and other outdoor events where it's raining, windy, or cold, but you are either obligated to watch or having so much fun you don't want to leave. No doubt it's an odd invention but he's selling a slew of them!

You can buy the pods directly here: Under the Weather Pods

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Don't miss Joel Johnson's Gizmodo gadget show tonight on BBCA

Here's a reminder that former Boing Boing gadget guv'nor Joel Johnson will have his own TV pilot, Gizmodo: The Gadget Testers, tonight at 10:20/9:20c on BBC America, right after the season finale of Top Gear. He'll be joined by Veronica Belmont, Greg Foot and O.J. Borg, Joe Brown and Chris Hardwick, and they will all play with their gadgets. Read the rest