Every athlete & most fans know that illegal, performance-enhancing steroids are as prevalent in pro sports as Gatorade and trophy wives. Why only cycling and baseball take the wrap is much less clear. This book explores the highly public Biogenesis steroid scandal that brought A-Rod from being the highest paid athlete in baseball down to, well, actually he still makes the most.
Blu-ray versions of Spielberg classics like Jaws, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, and Jurassic Park are just a few of the highlights in this expansive 8-disc collection celebrating one of America’s most prolific directors. Hours upon hours of supplemental films and featurettes dig into the archives, special effects, and making-of his most popular films.
Toughness is a trait that’s all too rare when it comes to wireless portable speakers but the Tough Speaker from Fugoo looks ready for battle. The body is made of fiber-reinforced resin and aluminum. A rubberized slide-on jacket makes it shock resistant & dustproof as well as waterproof to 1.5 meters for up to half-an-hour. The design also offers 360º sound & a 40-hour battery.
Sometimes it’s more peaceful to stand over by the grill, sip your beer, and stay out of the nonsense dinner-party chatter. On the other hand, instead of playing chef for your guests, this tabletop charcoal grill makes everyone responsible for cooking their own dinner. Steak not right? Not your fault.
The Swash will cut your dry cleaning bill in half. Designed to refresh your dry clean-only garments at home between cleanings, it features a space-saving vertical design & uses a small pod to smarten up your denim, wool, polyester, lycra, cotton, & cashmere clothes.
Before you read the first page, you know how this one ends but nonetheless the first-person memoir of an innocent man who spent 25 years locked in prison for the alleged murder of his own wife is an unbelievable tale of injustice, hope, and if you can believe it, forgiveness.
Most electric skateboards weigh as much as an electric bicycle. But the Boosted Board weighs only 15 pounds. It’s powered by 2000-watts, the equivalent of 2.6 horsepower traveling its nearly 6-mile range at speeds up to 20MPH.
The compact, single watch winder from Barrington is unlike other winders that rotate continuously and can potentially overwind and damage your watches’ mechanisms. This design pauses between winding intervals and can also be set to wind clockwise, anti-clockwise and alternating as well as offering variable winding speeds to work for watches of all weights. via
To celebrate the 75th Anniversary of America’s foremost comic creators, Marvel Comics, Taschen Books has created a Hulk-size, full-color, 720-page tome to honor superheroes from Spider-Man to Thor to Captain America. Featuring insights, essays & bios from the artists, writers & experts, it is also packed with over 2000 images.
Originally designed to assist downed pilots in creating a potentially life-saving fire in inhospitable environments, the Überfire works just as well for lazy dudes who just want to make a campfire as easily as flicking a Bic. The jelly-like fuel is completely hydrophobic and will start your blaze with a single spark even using wet tinder and firewood.