Things I recommend you buy and use, Rob edition

Robert Wiblin
Jul 14 · 14 min read

Stannous Fluoride toothpaste — $4 a tube

HOMMINI Sleep Mask — £15

Sony WHH900N/BDC Bluetooth Noise Canceling Headphones$200 to 300

Beyond Burgers and Beyond Sausages — $2–3 a patty/sausage

ZOMAKE Metal Shoe Horn — £8

Worldwide All in One Universal Travel Adaptor — $13

Chopsticks — $7

INCASE Icon Backback — $100–200

LIFX colour-changing lights — $30-40 a bulb

Night Shift on MacOS / Night Light on Android / etc — $0

A kettle that goes to less than 100°C and maintains its temperature — £40

Melatonin — $0.02 a day

A fan for sleeping — $10–40

McCafe — $3 for a latte

A spare laptop charger — $30–60

External portable battery — $10–30

Quest Protein Bars — $1.5 to $2 a bar

Kirkland Signature’s Minoxidil Foam to prevent hair loss— $9/£9 a can

Wahl Lithium Ion Stainless Steel Groomer #9818 — $60

Wellbutrin / Bupropion or other anti-depressants— $0.35 a day

KIPOZI Travel Hanging Toiletry Bag — £13

Pitrok Crystal Deodorant— £6

SONGMICS Vintage Coat Rack Stand — £36

Life Extension Enhanced Zinc Lozenges to prevent colds— £0.30 each

U2F security keys — $10–20 each

Airline loyalty schemes — make a few hundred dollars a year

US Credit Cards plus Google/Apple Pay — Make a few thousand dollars a year, or $50–100 per hour of work


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