Aurora Camping Lantern
Camping lanterns have traditionally been kerosene based, but they are starting to trend electric (especially when considering the casual camper.) The safety issues and ease of use won out for battery powered in this case as well.
Boreas Wet/Dry Vacuum Cleaner
Shop vacuums notoriously misbehave in the same ways. They tip easily, look like dumpy lumps, and the hose and power cord get in the way when not in use... to name just a few. The Boreas design addresses some of the major quibbles.