Sledlegs: shinguards that you can turn into toboggan sleds by dropping to your knees and shoving offOn December 13, 2017 by Maybell
Ever find yourself coming home from an attack-dog training session in heavy armored shinguards and come across a snowy hill and muse, man, if only my shinguards were a leeeetle optimized, I could drop to my knees and slide down that bad boy!
Muse no more! Sledlegs come in large and small sizes, at $46/pair, or 4 for $150.
Fred Benenson (previously) just quit his job to make weird internet stuff, something he excels at: his latest is Pitch Deck, a kickstarted card game that uses a madlibs/Cards Against Humanity-style mechanism to challenge you to come up with excellent pitches for terrible startups.
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