This Six-in-One Jacket and Vest Combo Is Versatile in All Kinds of Weather

LiteTravel
LiteTravel

If you live in an area with varying weather patterns, it’s important to invest in a jacket with a little versatility to it. But when you're talking about needing a heavy jacket for the winter, a lighter one for fall, and an even lighter vest for spring, things can get real expensive and cumbersome real fast. But the company LiteTravel is looking to solve that with the SMOL, a six-in-one jacket and vest combo that just launched its Kickstarter campaign.

The SMOL set, which is both water- and wind-resistant, comes with a jacket, hood, and vest. The hood can zip off, depending on your preference, and the vest can be zipped underneath the jacket for added warmth as temperatures drop. If you become a backer now, $109 will get you both the jacket and the vest with two travel pouches for 45 percent off its retail value.

According to the company, the vest can keep you warm in temperatures as low as 32°F; the jacket keeps you toasty in temperatures as low as 14°F; and the jacket plus the vest can keep you comfortable in temperatures as low as -4°F. LiteTravel also says that their insulation is both eco-friendly and 100 percent cruelty-free (and they will plant one tree for every jacket sold). The jacket and vest can also compress into a travel pouch that’s about 7 inches by 10.5 inches, making it easy to pack into a suitcase.

Not only does the SMOL allow you to adjust to different weather scenarios, but to outfit choices as well. The jacket comes in black and gray; sage and navy; and beige and wine, so you can mix and match with a variety of colors.

With more than $235,000 raised, the campaign has already surpassed its original $9500 goal. But you can still back this project until March 14 by heading here.

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Dominate Game Night With Godzilla-Themed Monopoly and Jenga

Usaopoly
Usaopoly

Competitive board games have a tendency to bring out players' monstrous sides, and later this year, you'll be able to embrace those destructive impulses with Jenga and Monopoly games inspired by Godzilla.

Both products featuring Japan's iconic mutant menace are a collaboration between games publisher USAopoly (also known as The Op) and entertainment company Toho International, CBR.com reports. The first one, dubbed Monopoly: Godzilla, is billed as a "city-terrorizing twist on the classic board game." The properties available for conquering include Monster Island, Goro’s Workshop, and Kitakami Lake. Instead of the classic game pieces, players use tokens of monsters like Mothra, Rodan, and Godzilla to dominate the board.

The second game pairs so perfectly with Godzilla that it may rival the classic version. In Jenga: Godzilla Extreme Edition, the block tower resembles a skyscraper taken from downtown Tokyo, and it comes with a cardboard cutout of Godzilla unleashing a beam of atomic breath. With every role of the die, Godzilla moves along the "approach track," increasing the number of blocks removed each turn and hastening the building's destruction.

Godzilla Jenga.
Usaopoly

Monopoly: Godzilla will sell for $40, and Jenga: Godzilla Extreme Edition will cost $20. You can find them in select stores when they debut in the spring.

Are You a Friends Superfan? Then You Need This Friends-Themed Cards Against Humanity

The One With All the Cards/Amazon
The One With All the Cards/Amazon

For a seemingly simple show, Friends has continued to entertain fans around the world for more than 25 years. The ’90s sitcom allowed viewers to follow the lives of six tight-knit friends and—most importantly—quote many hilarious lines and references. Now, you can mix and match some of the show's best moments with The One With All the Cards game, which looks and plays a lot like Cards Against Humanity. You can find it on Amazon for $30.

While the game isn’t a Cards Against Humanity expansion pack, it’s quite similar. There’s a set of black question cards containing classic lines like “WHAT ARE YOU DOING TO MY SISTER?” to which players respond with white cards that feature answers like, “Feeling my bicep, and maybe more.”

When you’ve established who is the best at Friends quotes, you can see who the real superfan is with The One With All the Questions. This trivia game features more than 300 quiz questions and you can find it on Amazon for $33.

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