Gadgets for both sides of the Occupy divide

Gearing up
By MIKE MILIARD  |  December 6, 2011



ETÓN SCORPION DIGITAL WEATHER RADIO | $50 |ETONCORP.COM|It's clear that, even with Old Man Winter on the way, hundreds of Occupiers are planning to ride it out. And while the Phoenix's Chris Faraone reports that "BPD doesn't expect the [Occupy Boston] encampment to last the winter," it's just as clear that many are planning to prove them wrong. So with bad weather on the way, it's crucial to be prepared. The Etón Scorpion Multi-Purpose Solar Powered Digital Weather Radio includes both AM/FM radio and NOAA weather band. It's got a built-in flashlight and can charge cell phones via USB. On an overcast winter day, its hand crank lets you generate your own power if the sun isn't shining. It's got a bottle opener, too - what's a good snowstorm without beer?

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