Five rad and random (green!) things I found this week

The end-of-week dispatch from Pop Sci's commerce editor. Vol. 3.

My job is to find cool stuff. Throughout the week I spend hours scouring the web for things that are useful or fun or ridiculously cheap. Often times, these choices coalesce into a guide of like items—for example, 50 board games for people who love TV and film or things to help you celebrate holidays like Pi Day. But I often stumble across some pretty awesome stuff that doesn’t really fit into a list. So I made a list for those. The only thing they have in common is that I like them—and think you will too.

Below, five highlights from this week that have turned me green with envy.

OXX Coffeeboxx Jobsite Heavy-Duty Single Serve Coffee Maker
OXX Coffeeboxx Amazon

The OXX Coffeeboxx single-serve coffee maker uses coffee pods, and boasts a 3-foot retractable chord and a 2.5-liter spill-proof water tank. The rubberized handle makes it comfortable to carry around and the removable drip tray makes it a breeze to clean. Don’t worry if you are a tea person—there is even a separate line just hot water. To be clear, I don’t really use Keurig-like machines, personally, but if you do, this is a durable, portable option. $209.

Midori Green Chili Sriracha Sauce by Musashi Foods
Midori Green Chili Sriracha Sauce Amazon

If you like spice and put Sriracha on everything, check out the Midori Green Chili Sriracha Sauce, which is made of all natural green chilis. $7.

Mission Men's VaporActive Alpha Short Sleeve T-Shirt
Mission VaporActive Alpha T-shirt Amazon

Control your core temperature and body moisture with the Mission VaporActive Alpha short sleeve T-shirt. The VaporActive shirt dries 5x faster, calling upon fibers that release moisture vapor. $30.

TubShroom the Revolutionary Tub Drain Protector Hair Catcher
TubShroom Amazon

The TubShroom drain protector and hair catcher is made of a high quality silicone and will keep your tub or sink from clogging. It fits inside of your drain and picks up hairs as they are washed down. It comes in five colors, but green is the best. $13.

Zoku Slush and Shake Maker
Zoku slush and shake maker Amazon

Try to recreate a Shamrock Shake with the Zoku slush and shake maker. It only takes about 7 minutes, be that for a healthy frozen fruit slushy or a decidedly less-than-healthy daiquiri. $18.

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Billy Cadden
Billy Cadden

Billy Cadden is the Director of Commerce for the Camden Media tech group. He was part of NYC indie rock band The Postelles, and currently releases solo music under his name. His latest work is available on all streaming platforms. Contact the author here.