3 strange gadgets for your next beach trip
Every year, the start of summer brings with it a bunch of lists from various websites talking about the coolest new gadgets to use while you soak up the sun. But not everyone wants to own the same humdrum electronics.
Folks who want their gadgets as unique as they come should take note of the Maverick HC-01 Hero Electronic Hot-Dog Steamer, which might be the cutest way to cook hot dogs I’ve ever seen. You can put away that George Foreman grill forever when you’ve got a cartoon dog who will steam your hot dogs for you. You can cook four dogs at a time in under seven minutes or six dogs in nine minutes. If you get the steamer from Sears, you’ll get 6 percent Cash Back that you can apply to the sunscreen you’ll need when you’re hanging at the beach.
Oh, and about that sunscreen. Ever wondered how much sun you’re really getting? Then check out the Oregon Scientific EB612 Personal UV Monitor. The monitor tracks UV levels and offers recommended exposure limits, while also offering SPF recommendations based on UV rays and skin type. The monitor even features a countdown timer, temperature gauge and digital clock. It can be purchased from Amazon.com.
For the treasure hunter in the family, there’s no better beach gadget than metal detecting sandals. Think about it. How much sense does it make to haul around some crazy metal detector when you can hide the crazy with metal detecting sandals? A copper coil built into the sandals, powered by a strap-on battery pack, helps with the discovery of what are sure to be rare and precious beach metals. Purchasing the sandals from Hammacher Schlemmer will give you a cool 6 percent Cash Back, too.
Next time you’re checking out a list of the best beach gadgets, don’t forget about the stranger side of gadgetry that can make summer even more fun.
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