Tricked out with convenient ports and display docks for all your devices, the SlatePro is a bamboo desk made for now. It features all sorts of smart innovations: Built-in mouse pad, holes for power cords to keep cables out of sight; it’s even got optional ventilation holes to keep your laptop or keyboard cool under the stress of heavy internetting.
Slam Magazine editor Ben Osborne and a crew of serious sneakerheads put together SLAM Kicks: Basketball Sneakers that Changed the Game. It’s a celebration of basketball shoe history both on and off the court, plus it features all of the sport’s most iconic shoes from the 1930s to today.
Trade in your boring existence for the unending parade of satisfaction, respect, and grilled meat that comes with being a high profile Professional Barbecuer. When you take that leap, this will be your Excalibur: the Gaucho Grill, a 726 square-inch height-adjustable wood-fired grill with a 36-inch spoked Santa Maria wheel and a chain-driven rotisserie.
Fans of true crime, this is all you. Author Walter Kirn retells his unbelievable but true tale from 1998—how an anonymous internet dog adoption drew him into a bizarre 15-year relationship with a wealthy New York socialite who turned out to be an imposter, child kidnapper and a murderer.
Ring is a wearable input device that lets you control all your smart devices with hand gestures. Pay that bill, screen that call, turn up the heat, turn down the lights—all without swiping; just slide Ring onto your finger & write your gesture in the air.
Known for their high-quality and understatedly stylish cycling gear, Rapha has created the Leather Race Bag; a deep, luxurious French leather holdall for your cycling kit or really any kind of cargo you might want to carry regardless of the mode of travel you choose.
The Diavel is a 162-hp Italian masterpiece that makes other bikes in the “sport cruiser” category look mostly irrelevant. The performance of the torquey Testastretta 11-degree engine is not something people question and yet Ducati being Ducati, they’ve made improvements to the 2015 model: a new exhaust system, an uptick in torque, all-new LED lighting, and several features to refresh styling.
The Miracle Machine reduces the sacred craft of winemaking into an idiot-proof, automated process that takes not years but just a couple days. So, idiot today, vintner by Wednesday. Sound good? All the materials you need are available on the M.M. website where you also download the free app that takes you effortlessly through the whole process.
Before World War II, the big movie studios controlled Hollywood films: the talent, the distribution, & direction of the movies. This book tracks the stories of five influential directors who, during the war turned their efforts to war films, shaping how the world viewed the war, and through the post-war period, how these same directors changed Hollywood.