Everything at Hydro Flask is 25% Off Right Now. Here Are 6 Things to Buy

Hydro Flask
Hydro Flask

Fourth of July is coming up, and that means backyard barbecues, trips to the lake, and long-weekend sales. A number of companies are already offering discounts ahead of the holiday, including Hydro Flask, which is knocking 25 percent off prices across its website through the Fourth. Now is the time to get water bottles, coolers, and other products to keep your food and drink cold all summer. Oh, and everything Hydro Flask sells comes with a lifetime guarantee, so don't be afraid to splurge. Here are five things we're buying (and one bonus).

1. National Parks-Themed Water Bottle; $30

Three water bottles
Hydro Flask

With designs inspired by the Great Smoky Mountains, the Grand Canyon, and Olympic National Park, these water bottles are the perfect companion for summer adventures. Stay hydrated while hiking or simply park one on your desk and stare at it whenever you wish you could be in the great outdoors rather than in the office. Like all Hydro Flask bottles, the National Park bottles feature double-walled vacuum insulation that keeps drinks cold for up to 24 hours or hot for up to 12 hours. They're available in 21-ounce and 32-ounce versions (though the latter is currently out of stock). There are also designs honoring Yellowstone and Joshua Tree, but they seem to be sold out right now on the Hydro Flask website. (You can get them in both sizes from REI, though, which is also offering deals for the Fourth of July.)

Buy it here.

2. Tumbler; $16 to $30

A man holds a Hydro Flask straw tumbler while a dog places its head on his lap.
Hydro Flask

Available in 12 different colors (some of which are available at an even steeper discount) and two sizes, Hydro Flask's insulated tumblers are an eco-friendly choice for your beverages year-round. They'll keep your hot coffee warm for six hours or your iced coffee cold for up to 24 hours. The 22-ounce and 32-ounce tumblers are narrow enough to fit comfortably in the hand or a cupholder, but have enough capacity to keep you caffeinated all day. (They're also great for frozen drinks.) The tumblers come with a sip-through lid, but you can also get a straw lid as an add-on.

Buy it here.

3. Cooler Backpack; $169 to $206

A man perches on an outlook wearing a yellow cooler backpack
Hydro Flask

Whether you're hauling beers to the beach or frozen vegetables home from the grocery store, the Unbound soft cooler packs—available in 15-liter or 22-liter sizes—provide a watertight, hands-free way to keep things cool. Weighing less than 3 pounds, its lightweight insulation is designed to keep contents cold for 48 hours, so you don't have to worry about melted ice cream or hot cans of soda.

Buy it here.

4. Cooler Cup; $19

A woman holding a Cooler Can
Hydro Flask

Hydro Flask's new Cooler Cup does double duty as both a travel cup and a can/bottle cooler. The 12-ounce insulated cup features a removable sleeve that locks in cans or bottles to become the perfect koozie, or you can insert a tumbler lid (the 10-ounce wine tumbler lid fits perfectly) and use it to take a beverage on the go. It would make an excellent addition to any backyard barbecue or summer picnic.

Buy it here.

5. Food Flask; $22 to $26

A Hydro Flask food flask with strawberries in it
Hydro Flask

Give yourself an airtight reason to pack your own lunch. These 12-ounce and 18-ounce stainless steel food flasks can keep your lunch at the perfect temperature for up to four hours. The screw-top lids won't spill in your bag, either.

Buy it here.

Shop the full sale at HydroFlask.com through July 4. Use the code COLDH20 at checkout for 20 percent off and free shipping.

6. Not on Sale, But We Still Recommend It: Hydration Backpack; $165 to $200

A mountain biking woman wears a Hydro Flask hydration pack
Hydro Flask

For adventures that require more than one water bottle, Hydro Flask recently debuted a line of hydration packs that are an elegant, compact upgrade to your average CamelBak—though you can't get them quite as cheap. Unfortunately, the Journey Series hydration packs aren't included in the otherwise site-wide sale right now, but as long as you've got free shipping, you might one to consider one anyway. Unlike most hydration backpacks, you don't have to worry about your water getting warm with the Hydro Flask version—the company's new Cold Flow technology uses an insulated reservoir and a neoprene sleeve to keep your water cold for four-plus hours. A back panel that holds your bag slightly above your back prevents heat from transferring from your body, even when you're working up a sweat. It's perfect for long bike rides—get the 10-liter version if you're mostly looking to carry water and a few snacks and supplies, or the 20-liter version if you want more space.

Buy it here.

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The ChopBox Smart Cutting Board Has a Food Scale, Timer, and Knife Sharper Built Right Into It

ChopBox
ChopBox

When it comes to furnishing your kitchen with all of the appliances necessary to cook night in and night out, you’ll probably find yourself running out of counter space in a hurry. The ChopBox, which is available on Indiegogo and dubs itself “The World’s First Smart Cutting Board,” looks to fix that by cramming a bunch of kitchen necessities right into one cutting board.

In addition to giving you a knife-resistant bamboo surface to slice and dice on, the ChopBox features a built-in digital scale that weighs up to 6.6 pounds of food, a nine-hour kitchen timer, and two knife sharpeners. It also sports a groove on its surface to catch any liquid runoff that may be produced by the food and has a second pull-out cutting board that doubles as a serving tray.

There’s a 254nm UVC light featured on the board, which the company says “is guaranteed to kill 99.99% of germs and bacteria" after a minute of exposure. If you’re more of a traditionalist when it comes to cleanliness, the ChopBox is completely waterproof (but not dishwasher-safe) so you can wash and scrub to your heart’s content without worry. 

According to the company, a single one-hour charge will give you 30 days of battery life, and can be recharged through a Micro USB port.

The ChopBox reached its $10,000 crowdfunding goal just 10 minutes after launching its campaign, but you can still contribute at different tiers. Once it’s officially released, the ChopBox will retail for $200, but you can get one for $100 if you pledge now. You can purchase the ChopBox on Indiegogo here.

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Find the Perfect Images for Memes and Websites With This AI Tool

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Technology has made careers and hobbies in website design, journalism, and even meme creation accessible to anyone, and stock images play a huge role in getting your content out to users. To help you add the images you need to make your project stand out, JumpStory is offering a lifetime membership to its professional stock photography collections (including more than 25 million photos) and unique content-matching feature for just $99.99.

JumpStory is different from other stock photography catalogs; it uses a Photo Guarantee service to find exactly what you’re looking for based on categories or even copy you’ve already written. Authenticity and relevance are the keys to better performance, and if you’re selecting images for clicks and impressions, JumpStory’s HighJumper feature can help. The advanced artificial intelligence highlights the images anticipated to perform best, and with a quick click, you can remove the background and edit photos to fit your needs. The collections include over 25 million images, illustrations, vector icons, and videos, and more than 20,000 images are added to its library daily, so you’ll never run out of fresh assets.

If you’re putting together videos for YouTube or even corporate videos and ads, their video library will give you access to tons of relevant assets, specifically curated based on your script copy and performance predictions. Use a specific search term or even paste a sentence from your writing and watch the curation begin. You’ll see a tiny orange HighJumper icon on images the AI predicts will perform best.

JumpStory’s authentic stock photography is currently offering lifetime membership for $99.99—that's a 95 percent discount. Use their collection for your blog, social media, video content, or website and connect with your viewers by grabbing their attention with every image.

 

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