This is not your average foosball table. Not at all. It’s made with reclaimed wood and industrial metal parts salvaged from historical buildings in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The look is antique but the handmade design is all brand new.
Upon its release, the Nest Thermostat changed the world—just go with it—and now their new smoke/carbon monoxide alarm is poised to do it again. It’s not gonna blast off an annoying false alarm every time you burn the toast. If it does, just wave to it & it’ll shut up.
Surfer and furniture designer Lawrence O’Toole makes these tables using surfboards that he finds at the dump near his home in Kauai. He rips the old boards apart, reshapes, colors, and re-glasses them; transforming the would-be landfill junk into sleek, stylish tables that will look great in your home or out by the pool. via
Backyard pizza making is a big deal these days. If you’re ready to give it a try, the Forno Ciao is great place to start. It’s an Italian-made, outdoor wood-fired oven that heats up to cooking temp in 10 minutes & can turn out up to 30 pizzas an hour.
It probably smells more like mold & mildew than teen spirit but the childhood home of Kurt Cobain is currently for sale near Seattle. It was last assessed at $67,000 with dingy carpet and water-stained shingles, so it’s a dump really, but considering the fame of its decade-dead former occupant, it’s going for a half a million.
When those rolling blackouts start hitting and knock out power to your home and ISP, you’ll be glad you’ve got this Charles Fazzino-designed, limited-edition, oversized, wood-encased 3D Monopoly game in the closet. It’ll keep the family entertained while you drive around town hunting for a cell signal.
These tables telescope using whisper-quiet electronic motors so you can adjust them from a sit-down desk to a stand-up one in seconds. The design also allows for quick conversion into other configurations, like a conference table or double workstation.
If you want an amazing iced coffee in the next 3 to 12 hours, this unique cold brew system will give you what you’re very patiently fiending for. Once you’re done watching the paint dry and the grass grow, you can go back to the kitchen and while away the afternoon as your black gold drips from one chamber to the next in exquisite simplicity. And if you’ve ever enjoyed a cold brewed cup, you know it’s worth the wait.
They call Steve McQueen the king of cool. Fast cars, fast bikes, hit movies. But when he got burned out on burning rubber & slaying babes, he’d retreat to his home in the Idaho hills. Today, the deceased actor’s luxurious & sprawling 500-acre ranch is on the market. And now $7.4 milion will get you your own private Idaho.
For those serious about Scrabble, there is nothing finer than this limited-edition Scrabble set designed by Andrew Capener. Solid maple letter tiles feature a variety of classic typefaces. Other premium features like a walnut cover and maple base with built-in Lazy Susan plus a stitched rulebook and scorekeeper make it truly worthy of the signed & numbered run of 2000 games.