Believe it or not, they're still making things to last. Here's 30 of the toughest products on earth -- products that won't break on you, and won't break the bank either.
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This Bamboo Cutting Board Is Gentle on Knives, but Won't Warp or Show Scrapes
via: AmazonThis durable cutting board is naturally anti-bacterial and easy to clean. It even has drip grooves to catch mess before it spills onto your counter top.
This Charging Cable Is Super Long and Super Strong
via: AmazonThis ultra-strong high speed charging cables makes it easy to use your phone or tablet in comfort while it's charging. It's reinforced in a way that will keep it from fraying while still being flexible.
This Baby Teether Is Wildly Popular For A Reason: It Works
via: AmazonThis top-selling teether is strong, safe, and easy to clean. It cleans teeth while helping soothe sore gums with its massaging bristles, and it even comes with cute lil' handles for tiny hands to grip.
This Super Glue Can Hold Together Just About Anything
via: AmazonIf you haven't tried Gorilla Glue yet, it's time. The stuff dries in 30 seconds and will bond to plastic, wood, metal, rubber -- basically anything you can think of.
This Multi-Tool Is Like Having a Whole Tool Set in a Tiny, but Tough as Nails, Package
via: AmazonWith the Leatherman Wingman you'll be ready for any project. It's lightweight, has 14 tools, and can be clipped on to your pants or belt. It's great for odd jobs around the house, but I always use mine camping.
A Good Cast Iron Skillet Will Last You Decades
via: AmazonThis skillet is great and durable option for preparing tasty dishes regardless of whether you're cooking over a stove top, induction, glass top, or campfire.
This Pen Is Tough Enough for Outer Space
via: AmazonThe Fisher Space Pen can write upside down, underwater, and even in extreme temperatures. Heck, it's engineered for space, so it'll serve you here on earth just fine.
You'll Fall in Glove with These Cut Resistant Gloves
via: AmazonThese cut resistant gloves are light and comfortable, but are tough enough to protect you from knives, broken glass, and yourself.
A Pair of Tweezerman Tweezers Are The Last Set You'll Ever Need
via: AmazonTweezerman's tweezers are some of the best on the market, and considering that they come with free resharpening for life, they're a bargain.
ThisMaglite FlashlightIs Standard Issue For Law Enforcement
via: AmazonThere's a reason Maglite's the choice of first responders and military personal around the world -- it's heavy-duty, heavy, and virtually indestructible.
You Could Go Swimming with This Keyboard
via: AmazonThis keyboard is tough against spills, sneezes, and can be washed in your sink. You can even use itin the bathtub, though I don't recommend it. Electricity and baths make me nervous.
Wind is No Match for This Classic Lighter
A Standard Nalgene Water Bottle Can Take a Kicking and Not Spring a Leak
via: AmazonThis BPA-free water bottle holds up against kicks, drops, and bumps all while helping to keep you hydrated (assuming you actually use them to drink from).
This Is One Bar of Soap That'll Last Forever
via: AmazonGourmands around the world swear by the power of stainless steel soap for it's ability to neutralize strong odors, like onion, garlic, and fish odors. It's also exactly what robots would use for soap, when that time comes.
This Minimalist-Yet-Bulletproof Can Opener Cuts Metal Like a Hot Knife Through Butter
via: AmazonThere's nothing more frustrating than a can opener that stops opening cans -- as a longtime victim of a dollar-store can opener, I can attest to this. That's why it's always worth investing in a quality can opener like this Rosle. It's not the cheapest on the market, but it is one of the best. And it doesn't hurt that it's easy on the eyes.
This Travel Mug Is Tough Enough To Keep Your Drink Hot or Cold for Up to 5 Hours
via: AmazonThe Contigo Autoseal has raised the bar for travel mugs industry-wide, with an elegant, leak-and-spill-proof design that keeps hot things hot (and cold things cold) for hours.
This Straight Razor Doesn't Need To Be Sharpened
via: AmazonSure, a straight razor may seem like something your grandfather would've used, but there's a reason they're still a standby in barbershops worldwide: they work. This Parker razor provides all the benefits of a classic straight razor, without the downside of constantly having to sharpen and hone the blade. Replaceable blades bring your Parker back to like-new cutting condition in seconds.
This Bike Lock Will Withstand Almost Anything
via: AmazonThis Kryptonite Keeper bike lock is tough enough to keep thieves away. It's made of manganese steel with a patent-pending design. Even though it's heavy-duty, it won't scratch your bike.
These Socks Have Tough in Their Name For a Reason
via: AmazonDarn Tough socks are some of the best that I've ever worn. They are a Merino Wool, Nylon, and Spandex blend that helps prevent blisters, while also drying fast and staying comfortable. Oh, and they come with a lifetime guarantee. For socks. Which is incredible.
This Lunch Box Is Tough Enough For Even the Hungriest Kid
via: AmazonKids can be tough on their things and really messy. So get a lunch box that will stand up to whatever they throw at it or wherever they throw it. This lunch box is the one to get. It's durable, easy to clean, and safe.
This Dog Toy Is Perfect for Dogs That Like to Play Ruff
via: AmazonMy dog tears through almost every toy that I've ever gotten him, but not this one. This dog toy is made from an pliable, but super strong material, that is guaranteed to keep your dog busy for hours. It's great for the backyard, but even better in the water. You don't have to worry about it sinking because it floats.
These Shears Are on the Cutting Edge
via: AmazonDon't abuse your plants with dull shears. Pruning doesn't have to be hard. These shears are ergonomically designed and have an ultra-fine polished Titanium blade. And an extra little something for the nerdy gardener like me: check out the sap groove that'll help prevent the blade from getting stuck.
These Fire-Resistant Gloves Will Keep Your Fingers from Getting Well Done
via: AmazonGrill your meet not your hands. The Grill Beast BBQ Grilling Gloves are the perfect protectors for your fingers. These gloves are flame retardant, Kevlar fiber, and machine washable one-size fits all tough. With these bad boys can pick up a full chicken while it roasts over an open flame. I do it just for fun now and to show off.
This Coffee Maker Let's You Can Brew It Yourself and You'll Like It A Latte
These Sandals Are Comfortable, Strong, and Float.
via: AmazonTeva makes the best sandals in the world. I've had the same pair for over 10 years and they are still comfortable. Tevas are so cool that you can even wear them with socks. I don't care what anyone says, I stand by that statement.
This Soccer Ball Can't Be Popped No Matter How Hard You Try
via: AmazonThe One World Play Project Indestructible soccer ball is ultra-durable that can't be popped. The company behind it also donates proceeds to communities around the world to buy soccer equipment, which is pretty awesome.
This Backpack Is Sturdy Enough for Students Everywhere
via: AmazonDon't buy your son a Spongebob backpack for his freshman year of high school (unless he specifically asks for it). High school is hard enough. Stick with a classic. The JanSport Superbreak Backpack's simple design and durable construction has made it the go-to backpack for students for years.
This Dog Harness Is Tough Enough To Help Control Your Rambunctious Dog Without Hurting Them
via: AmazonYou and your dog love walks, but she is not always the best on a leash. With this great harness, you won't have to worry about her slipping out of her collar or you hurting her when she wants to chase a bicycle. It's super durable, with a welded D-ring, back-tack stitching, and best of all it's machine washable.
This Wallet Is So Tough That It Makes Cents That It Comes with a 100 Year Warranty
via: AmazonThis wallet is made from full grain leather and protects you against high-tech hackers (and regular ol'identify thieves as well) because it incorporates RFID shielding into its design.
This Flat Iron Is Built to Last and Will Fix Even the Worst Bad Hair Day
via: AmazonThis ceramic flat iron is super versatile and can be used to create all types of hairstyles. It uses innovative technology and comes with a multi-year warranty.
These Harperton Nail Clippers Will Be The Last Ones You Ever Buy
via: AmazonIf you haven't tried a REAL pair of nail clippers, trust me, you need to. It's a completely different (and far superior) experience from those $2 clippers.
The Rada Tomato Knife Is A Wildly Popular (And Cheap) Option On Amazon
via: AmazonSpend $6 today, cut tomatoes for the rest of your life.
These Stainless Steel Tongue Scrapers Can Provide A Lifetime Of Fresh Breath
via: AmazonGross? Yes. Worth it? Certainly.
This Opinel Folding Knife Has Been Popular For Over A Century
via: AmazonFirst popularized by vinters and farmers, Opinel knives boast decades of reliable utility in a bargain-priced package.
The Solid Brass Rotring Mechanical Pencil Is A Draftsman's Dream
via: AmazonAs an avid Rotring devotee, I can tell you: this is the greatest mechanical pencil ever made.
This Self-Powered Groom Mate Nosehair Trimmer Will Keep Your Nostrils Nice And Clean
via: AmazonThis is one of those beautifully-made products with a very humble (but necessary) function.