You’re deep in the woods, being pursued by hungry bears, your cellphone battery’s dead, and all you’re carrying is something called a BioLite CampStove. What do you do? Rustle up some food (for the bears) on your port-a-crockery?
You could do that, sure — or you could climb a tree, use the stove to charge your cellphone, call for help, and wait for a dramatic helicopter rescue to play out, like Gandalf and company whisked away by giant eagles at the close of Peter Jackson’s preliminary Hobbit.
But wait, use the stove to charge your cellphone? That’s right — all you need is a bit of wood and your cellphone’s charge cable, because this thing exists: the BioLite CampStove is a water bottle-sized column of metal that weighs about 2 pounds, with holes in the sides that…
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