These Water Bottles Look Just Like Rolls of Classic Film

Take your pick from Kodachrome, Fuji Velvia, Ilford HP5, and Agfa Pro 200 for $10 a time. Let's just hope the water inside them is as pure as your love for the ol' fashioned photography ways. [Mash SF] » 1/07/15 5:53am 1/07/15 5:53am

What's the Best Water Bottle?

The water bottle market is flooded with options, but which vessel is the best for toting around the liquid you need to stay alive? Head for the comments and let us know. » 1/05/15 2:45pm 1/05/15 2:45pm

A Square Filtering Water Bottle You Can Easily Clean From Both Ends

Four years ago the Clean Bottle arrived with a true innovation: a removable cap on either end that made it incredibly easy to properly clean. A few years later an upgraded version called the Square arrived that swapped curves for a rectangular design that wouldn't roll away if dropped. And now its creators are… » 11/13/14 5:00pm 11/13/14 5:00pm

You Can Compress This Water Bottle Into a Tiny Puck When It's Empty

Most of your travel accessories can be compacted for easy storage when they're empty: your duffel bag, your toiletries case, even your sleeping bag. So why does your water bottle waste so much space after you've drained it? It shouldn't, and with Hydrapak's new collapsible Stash bottle, it never will again. » 8/07/14 1:09pm 8/07/14 1:09pm

A Timer Cap For Water Bottles Reminds You to Hydrate Every Hour

As summer approaches and the temperatures start to soar, it's time to get serious about staying hydrated. Your body relies on H20 to help keep you from overheating, and just carrying around a water bottle as a fashion accessory isn't enough. You actually need to drink it, so Vittel created a bottle cap alternative » 5/28/14 9:40am 5/28/14 9:40am

Is This Weird Little Blob The Future Of Bottled Water?

We get it. Our love of drinking water from disposable plastic bottles is a problem, enough of a problem that San Francisco actually wants to ban them. But then what will we drink water out of? Ooho, a biodegradable membrane made of brown algae, is an interesting idea. » 3/26/14 6:46pm 3/26/14 6:46pm

A Double-Filtered Water Bottle That Lights--and Lightens--Your Load

It's rarely the case that buying a two-in-one product is better than purchasing each component separately. But ÖKO makes a strong case for merging your flashlight and water bottle when you're heading off into the wilderness. Its Odyssey provides both safe hydration and ample illumination when you'e trying to keep your… » 3/19/14 10:00am 3/19/14 10:00am

San Francisco Plans on Banning Plastic Water Bottles

San Francisco wants to cut its landfill waste down to absolute zero by 2020. While a city-wide plastic bag ban has been in effect for a few years, new legislation approved by the Board of Supervisors this week sets its sights on the bane of tap-water enthusiasts and thirsty environmentalists alike: Bay Area, say… » 3/06/14 2:00pm 3/06/14 2:00pm

A Screw-On Cloud That Turns Plastic Bottles Into Watering Cans

When it comes to watering, there's nothing stopping you from simply dumping a bottle of H2O onto the plants on your balcony, as long as you're cool with possibly damaging them and splashing wet dirt all over the place. A gentler approach is a better idea, and Animi Causa's new Rainmaker—which emulates a gentle summer… » 1/29/14 6:40pm 1/29/14 6:40pm

A Coconut-Filtered Water Bottle That's Easy To Actually Sip From

Moving the water filter from the pitcher in your fridge to the reusable bottle you carry around all day means you can safely refill it anywhere. The catch, however, is that most filtered water bottles either require you to suck like a vacuum cleaner, or squeeze the bottle into submission to get the water through the… » 9/24/13 5:00pm 9/24/13 5:00pm

No Sink Is Too Shallow For a Side-Filling Water Bottle

Genius comes in all shapes and sizes, and in this case it's a cylindrical 16-ounce water bottle called the Hydros that features a brilliant access port on the side of the cap that lets you fill it from the shortest of taps, or shallowest of sinks. No longer do you have to craft a makeshift funnel with your hand, or… » 12/12/12 5:40pm 12/12/12 5:40pm

Bottle Cap Carabiners: Hang Hydration Anywhere

Once a tool used exclusively by mountaineers to secure themselves against deadly falls, the carabiner has been adopted for hundreds of more mundane uses—like carrying housekeys, or strapping a water bottle to your gear with this simple but useful replacement carabiner cap. » 8/10/12 1:40pm 8/10/12 1:40pm

Keep Your Water Frigid With the Same Material That Keeps Mt. Everest…

Few things are more refreshing than a drink of water on a hot day. The latest and greatest way Hydrapak is keeping that water extra cool is using PrimaLoft—the same fluffy material that keeps mountaineers from freezing to death in the snow. » 7/10/12 7:20pm 7/10/12 7:20pm

Portable Bidet Takes Plastic Water Bottles To New Depths

Not every bathroom in the world is civilized enough to have a bidet. And so you never have to find yourself in a position where you're reaching for toilet paper, the Hygienna Solo turns any plastic water bottle into a handheld portable bidet. How—um—practical? » 5/09/12 2:20pm 5/09/12 2:20pm

Kor Vida Is a Gorgeous Take on the Steel Water Bottle

We're big fans of Kor's futuristic looking water bottles—er, vessels, as the company calls them, 'cause it's cooler—and they've just debuted the newest addition to the line: the Vida, which comes in two sizes, is their take on the ubiquitous reusable steel water bottle. It looks very nice! » 3/03/11 9:40am 3/03/11 9:40am

The Eminently Washable Clean Bottle Unscrews at Both Ends

I like the idea of having a go-to water bottle. I've tried several, all of which had their strengths and weaknesses. But all of them, with time, ended up getting a little funky at the bottom. Enter, the Clean Bottle. » 11/03/10 6:00pm 11/03/10 6:00pm

Kor One Water Bottle Is One-Handable, Reusable and Very Nice Looking

If there was ever a reusable water bottle that we'd pay $29 for, this would be it. The Kor One is made out of BPA free plastic, and can be opened with one hand while cycling or running or eating or wiping. Their website is exactly what you'd expect from a company that's selling a $29 water bottle and is filled with… » 6/18/08 4:30pm 6/18/08 4:30pm

Gadget Bottle Is Unintentionally Funny, But Still Terrible

We've had our share of cool water bottles make their way through the site. Now we get BevyTech's Gadget Bottle, which is just sad. Not only does this seem like a broken cellphone/MP3 player/pill bottle(!?) waiting to happen, but what practical reason is there for affixing a gadget to a water bottle? Granted the… » 11/02/07 9:40pm 11/02/07 9:40pm