Navigating the world of crowdfunding can be overwhelming, to put it lightly. Which projects are worth backing? Where's the filter to weed out the hundreds of useless smart devices? To make the process less frustrating, we scour the various online crowdfunding platforms to put together a weekly roundup of our favorite campaigns for your viewing (and spending!) pleasure. Go ahead, free your disposable income:
If you're a space enthisiast, this one's for you. The Apollo 11 Contingency Lunar Sample Return Bag is a reproduction of the bag used by NASA to collect lunar samples in case of emergency. A cool bag filled with some cool history! Lunar samples not included, though.
Kickstarter veteran Oscar Lhermitte has returned with Simple Corkscrew, which is exactly what it sounds like. The designer was tired of coming across corkscrews that were too complex and featured more functions than necessary.
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Mantis: The above video says it all. Happy camping!
The Meridian bag allows you to transition from true shoulder bag to backpack without removing the bag—the clever one-piece strap slides through rings, leaving no hanging material behind.
Love alcohol? Love alcohol on the go? Halflight 375 Flask is a tumbler and flask in one that is able to store up to a half bottle of your favorite spirit at once. Sip and hike responsibly, friends.