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31 Insanely Clever Products Dads Didn’t Know They Needed

So brilliant, you'll get 'em for mom, too.

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3. The able-to-fix-everything Sugru ($22 for an 8-pack)

It's a moldable glue that turns into a flexible, silicone-esque rubber and comes in a variety of colors. Perfect for making handles grippier and cables stronger!


11. This keyless smart lock that can be unlocked with a phone ($250)

With the August smart lock, you can unlock your door with any iOS and Android smartphone. Temporary access can even be given to other devices (for friends, family, or renters). If your phone battery dies, you can always use a physical key.

12. The camping-friendly Platypreserve wine pack ($30 for 4)

These packs not only prolong the taste of an open bottle of wine — they're also perfect for a backpacking trip because it's collapsible and you can take only as much as you need.

14. This potentially life-saving paracord bracelet ($30)

Worn around the wrist, this bracelet contains 15 feet of very strong paracord, that can be used for essentially any purpose, like tying a boat to a dock or creating a makeshift cargo tie for the top of your car. It's designed to unravel in 15 seconds in case of emergency. Not convinced of its strength? Paracord the same type of cable that is used in military parachutes.



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