coolest cooler
The Coolest cooler combines a blender, cutting board, ceramic knife, waterproof bluetooth speaker, bottle opener, LED lid lights, and a smartphone charger into one handy cooler.

‘Coolest’ Cooler Ever Combines Blender, Speaker, Charger, Lights, and a Ceramic Knife

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Our new hero Ryan Grepper has invented a new modern-day cooler, and his crowdfunding Kickstarter launch quickly generated nearly $4.5 million in pre-production sales support — and his project has 46 days to go. Success? Absolutely.

So what gives? Coolers have been around forever, right? That’s the point. So Grepper invented a new one, and his orange bad boy — dubbed the “Coolest” — is a party cooler that boasts a built-in blender. Quick, what’s better than margaritas on the beach? Answer? We don’t know.

In addition the blender, the Coolest includes a removable waterproof bluetooth speaker, a USB charger for charging your smartphone, an LED lid light (for nighttime use), a cooler divider that also works as a cutting board, extra-wide wheels for hauling the Coolest over sand, integrated storage for plates, a ceramic knife that won’t rust, an integrated bungie cord for holding whatever gear you stack on the top, and — of course — a bottle opener that catches your caps.

Backers can get a Coolest for a cool $185. Worth it? Depends. You like to party outside? Check it out:

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