Shut Up and Take My Money: The Coolest Cooler

By on July 9, 2014

Shut Up and Take My MoneyQuite possibly the coolest invention to ever hit the beach, a Kickstarter campaign recently launched for a drink cooler packed with more features than your smartphone.

In addition to an 18V blender built into the lid for whipping up delicious margaritas while basking in the sunlight, the Coolest cooler is equipped with a removable, wireless Bluetooth speaker to play music while outdoors. And the speaker is waterproof.

While playing music, you can also hook up your smartphone to the 18V battery in the cooler via USB to charge it, if necessary. At night, the LED lights embedded within the lid light up so you can find the drink you are looking for. If you are taking the Coolest out to a picnic, the cooler also has storage for plastic plates, a ceramic knife and a cutting board to chop up some limes for that Corona. There’s also a bottle opener on the side of the cooler to crack open that beer.


It also comes with a removable divider in order to separate melting ice from food inside the cooler. In addition, the Coolest comes with built-in flexible straps to hold down other items strapped to the top of the cooler.

Of course, all of these features come at a hefty price. The Coolest is being priced at $185 for early Kickstarter backers and that’s discounted from the eventual retail price of $299. According to the details of the project, the Coolest is expected to be completed by February 2015. Be aware that many Kickstarter projects are delayed due to manufacturing issues, often by weeks or even months in some cases. The project is, however, fully funded at this point and production should begin by the end of the year.

You can see the Coolest in action below:

About Mike Flacy

By day, I'm the Editor-in-Chief for The CheckOut in addition to being the content manager for Steve's Digicams and High-Def Digest. During my free time, I love to write about pop culture, home theater, digital photography, social media, mobile technology and cool gadgets!


  1. Slarah

    January 6, 2015 at 2:23 pm

    Hi just wondering where can i purchase one of these and the cost as i live in new zealand thank you 🙂

  2. Kim

    August 7, 2014 at 7:16 am

    Where can I buy one of these fantastic coolers? Do you have a Canadian retail outlet. If not, where can it be purchased in the US?

  3. Bumbie Laney

    July 13, 2014 at 5:29 am

    Want to buy the Coolest
    Please show me how….
    Great Invention! Florida
    Want to purchase before Hurracaine hits !
    Thins year
    Thank you!

  4. Ressa Kelley

    July 11, 2014 at 7:35 pm

    I want to buy one. How do I buy it at the $185.00 price?

  5. Josefina

    July 11, 2014 at 9:59 am

    Where can I purchase one

  6. Justin

    July 11, 2014 at 9:47 am

    Great article. What’s impressive is this is his second attempt and it really went viral – he’s already past $2M!

  7. sharon

    July 10, 2014 at 11:39 pm

    So cool

  8. Juanita

    July 10, 2014 at 8:27 pm

    Where can I order one?

  9. Mickey

    July 10, 2014 at 7:35 pm

    I ran across a website to possibly invest and receive the cooler for $165, I’d like more information on how to get in on the ground floor. Emailing the information is better for me since I don’t get online other then Facebook and to advertise my business. Thanx

  10. Natalie

    July 10, 2014 at 6:02 pm

    I really want to buy one. Where do I find it??

  11. Sandy

    July 10, 2014 at 5:15 pm

    How do I buy one?

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