1. AAA 4004 Sport Utility Shovel ($20)
If your parked car gets buried in drifts left by snowplows, defend yourself with this collapsible 1.3-pound aluminum shovel. Its three-piece construction allows for easy storage in your trunk or home entryway. Buy it at Amazon.
2. Wicked Lasers FlashTorch Mini ($199)
To survive the coldest, darkest days of the year, you may just need a 2,300-lumen flashlight capable of starting a fire or frying an egg. "It also has non-scorching modes, so you can...