Fun in the sun: it’s hands down one of my favorite kinds of fun, third only to fun in the shade, and fun inside playing video games. And what better way to enjoy some fun in the sun than running around in a sprinkler?
The Float ‘N’ Grill is a portable propane grill that attaches to a flip-resistant buoyant plastic raft so you can grill out on the water and not set your deck or raft on fire. The unit is available in patriotic red or blue and can be found on Amazon (affiliate link).
Inspired by the laws of nature, the Rippling Table from conceptual furniture maker Mousarris represents a single moment frozen in time. In this case, the ripples caused by a water droplet hitting a body of water.
It figures that it would be a former NASA engineer who had a hand in building the world’s largest Super Soaker water gun. It is so giant that this Super Soaker managed to break a Guinness World Record for being the largest on Earth.
Can you believe that the Super Soaker has been around for 25 years? They’re generally pretty tame, but there was some controversy when it came out because some people were filling them with bleach. That’s scary enough, but nothing compared to what this custom built water gun can do.
There are smartphones, smartwatches, and smarthomes these days, so why not have a smartcup? That’s exactly what the HeyDo Cup is – an intelligent drinking vessel that helps keep you hydrated and healthy.
The HeyDo Cup can remind you to drink on a regular basis, take your pills, and even monitor exactly how much liquid you’ve consumed.
Showerheads such as the Nebia save water by dispersing it over a wide area. The Showerloop on the other hand captures used water, cleans it and feeds it back to the showerhead. Inventors Jason Selvaran and Eduard Kobak says it can save you up to 33,000L of water and up to 1Mwh of electricity per person per year.
Everything I know about surfing, I learned watching Blue Crush because Kate Bosworth. That is to say, I don’t know anything about surfing other than you stand on the board, and if someone gets on your wave you have to kick their ass.
Carlos Gomez Andonaegui owns a health spa in Mexico City, which doesn’t have a nearby water source. As a result, their water bill would sometimes be ridiculous. Five years ago Carlos thought of a way to reduce his business’ water usage.
Researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) are testing robotic swans that can track water quality and upload collected data in real-time. The system is called NUSwan, a nod to the university but also short for New Smart Water Assessment Network.
If you’re into aquatic activities the best wearable accessory for you could be the Kingii. It’s a compact and easy to use personal flotation device that you wear on your wrist. In case of emergency, pull its lever and it’ll help you stay afloat.
I don’t like fish. I think they look really gross. I certainly don’t like to eat them. Their little flapping mouths look like they want to eat me and the lack of teeth is the only thing holding them back.
These awesome wetsuits were developed by Quiksilver Japan for those who are members of the board, who also like to surf on the board. True Wetsuits are high spec waterproof wetsuits that are designed to “be worn from home, to the beach, and from the beach to the office with no need to change at all.”