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A Tiny Aluminium Canister That Could Come In Very Handy Next Winter 

There are plenty of gadgets you could wish for as you’re sitting in the dark on a slow ski lift, with a dead phone, in freezing temperatures. Unless you are one of those people who carries more than just a phone and a wallet in your ski coat — which, congratulations — you will probably have none of them.

Sticky Tear-Off Measuring Tape Saves Your Walls From Pencil Marks

If you mixed one part of IKEA’s free paper measuring tapes with one part masking tape you’d end up with this roll of Measure-It! adhesive ruler that appears to make it almost impossible to mis-measure and cut or drill in the wrong spot.

There's Not A Single Drop Of Ink On This Subtle Embossed Calendar

When your to-do list is a mile-long and your schedule is booked solid, you’ve got enough on your mind to deal with — the last thing you need is a calendar covered in kittens to distract you. So South Korea’s O-Check Design Graphics created this incredibly clean monthly planner that doesn’t even have any calendar lines printed on it. Instead, they’re all embossed so they’re as subtle as possible.

A Lockpick School In A Box Gets You A Degree In Breaking And Entering

It’s assumed that lock picking skills are really only useful for breaking into someone’s office in search of sensitive documents. But in reality they could facilitate an emergency escape, or even let you back into your home, if you lose your keys. And this Lockpick School in a Box makes the learning process a little easier by getting progressively more difficult.

You Can Learn How To Be A White Hat Hacker For $60

Do you or someone you love have ambitions to become a hacker for good? Well today you can buy a White Hat Hacker Bundle with over 40 hours of tutorials on everything from web scraping to penetration testing for just $US60. The bundle normally costs over $US600.

14 Maps That Reveal The Hidden Beauty Of Big Cities

In these decades of freely accessible online maps, it’s totally normal to be addicted to what Wikipedia describes as a “symbolic depiction highlighting relationships between elements of some space, such as objects, regions and themes” (best Wikipedia definition ever?). And when you are in love with maps, you want them on your wall, don’t you?

You Can Finally Buy Those Beautiful Wooden Kitchen Knives

First revealed way back in January of last year, The Federal’s gorgeous set of wooden-clad kitchen knives were only objects to lust over, not actually buy. It was a tease, for sure, but enough people apparently said “want” that Warehouse has refined the design and put them into limited production.

Wear Any City You Like With Custom-Printed Map Clothing 

The appeal of maps lies in just how personal they can be. Your childhood street, your first big city apartment, your first house — these are all places we look back on with irrational fondness. There are plenty of stylish maps for your wall, but Monochrome lets you custom-print your favourite place onto tanks, t-shirts and skirts. Show off your ‘hood whenever you go.

Iron-On Microfibre Patches Put Soft Screen Cleaners Everywhere

You know you’re tempting fate trying to clean your smartphone’s screen with anything other than a micro fibre cloth, but who outside of photographers always has one in easy reach? Anyone, with these iron-on micro fibre patches that let you hide screen and lens cleaners all over your outfit.

This Finger-Pinching Spinning Desk Toy Is A Shortcut To Worker's Comp

It’s hard to define what exactly makes the perfect desk toy, because when you’re bored even just a paper clip can be entertaining. What’s most important is that it gives you an outlet for fidgeting, and this Main Reduction Gear Unit salvaged from a plane’s engine and re-branded as a desk toy should fit the bill.