Author: Grant Stimmel

DanForce G1 Pro – Is this Kickstarter flashlight a colossal waste of money?

“Pshhhh, nice try bro, but I already have a flashlight.” Look I know what you’re thinking, I do. Why would you get this flashlight when you have a closet full of the things at home? Heck, some of them even have working batteries, too. But here’s the thing… this isn’t your average flashlight. It’s the greatest flashlight ever made. Here’s why:   You like features? The DanForce G1 Pro’s got ’em   Here are the DanForce G1 Pro’s best features: 1. It offers 6 insanely bright lighting modes. 2. It features a super clutch built-in charger for your phone. 3. Oh, and this flashlight literally cannot...

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Is VAVA Home Cam’s $169 no-frills cam worth the price? (3 things to know)

You know those commercials for the big security companies? Where they’re like, “And if you call us right now, we’ll install it for FREE!!” Gee, thanks. You mean I don’t have to pay extra to install the $3,000 security system I just bought? Awesome. The VAVA Home Cam is completely different.   Just how many smoke alarms do you really need?   VAVA is an insanely affordable wireless security camera that ditches all the bells and whistles that the big guys put in their expensive bundles. Are you actually gonna use 40 motion sensors, 17 smoke alarms, and a night-vision camera that shoots potential intruders with laser beams?...

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[Review Plexus Wheel+] Can these 3 fitness wheels help your back pain?

Can Chirp’s new fitness roller, the Plexus Wheel+, really help with back pain? I sure as heck hope so. Chrip’s been around the block   Over 100,000 people bought the original Plexus Wheel. With 91% of users giving it a 4 or 5 star rating on Amazon. The other 9%? Well I guess their backs still hurt worse than a teenaged heartbreak. There’s no doubt about it, this company’s legit. But what makes the Plexus Wheel+ different than the original? It’s true what they say, size matters   When it comes to fitness rollers, size matters. Chirp’s 3-wheel pack...

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The Travel Line – Is Peak Designs’ New Backpack worth $235?

When I say Kickstarter, you say… BACKPACKS! In the last year, there have been more backpacks launched on Kickstarter than ants on a fallen popsicle in the middle of July. And honestly, most of them are complete junk. Sorry, but it’s true. The Travel Line, though, is far from trash. Here are 5 reasons it’s raised nearly $3 million (already).     1. The Travel Line expands & compresses with ease   A ton of backpacks expand. But how many compress just as easily? When fully expanded, you can fit a week’s worth of stuff in this bag. But...

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SHIROI HANA – 7 things you should know about these razor-sharp knives

A lot of people don’t know this about me, but I’m a knife expert… If you consider hastily chopping onions with my 12-year-old, dull-as-crap, chef’s knife valuable experience, that is. No, I’m no Julia Child. But I’ve watched more cheesy infomercials about kitchen gadgets than I’d like to admit. So when I saw SHIROI HANA’s 7.5 inch Japanese Chef’s knife chop a pineapple in half with more ease than a Tom Brady touchdown pass, you can bet your butt my interest piqued.   7 reasons you’ll love SHIROI HANA knives   1: They’re made with 67 layers of razor-sharp...

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