Honda just unveiled a pair of new concept bikes at the Osaka Motorcycle Show. The NM4-01 & the NM4-02 both feature interesting geometry and sport Honda’s NC series 745cc motor plus a Dual Clutch Transmission, which will make shifting easier for beginners.
The SnapRays Guidelight saves you a socket by taking the plug-in night light out of the outlet and mounting it right in the plug plate itself. LEDs provide the light and it requires no hard wiring. It also saves energy by using a sensor to turn on at night & off during the day.
Stephen King is a writing machine. He’s got two new novels coming out this year, both dark and troubling in ways only King can conjure. Mr. Mercedes is due out in June, chronicling an obsessed killer who uses a Benz as a lethal weapon. Revival is due out in the fall: an electrifying novel about addiction, fanaticism, and what might exist on the other side of life.
The V3 is the latest version of the very powerful and very portable Nikon 1, made for shooting sports and high-speed action. Its enhanced 18.4-MP sensor is now paired with Nikon’s new EXCEED 4A processor to achieve the world’s fastest continuous frame rate—a lightning fast 20 fps at full resolution. Cinema-quality video capability and built-in wi-fi are also part of the package.
Featuring technical drawings on vintage-style paper stock, these posters transform old patent diagrams into wall art. Collective Oliver Gal has created a whole series with prints from iconic patents: a 1928 Harley, the Porsche 911, the Wright Bros. flying machine, and the Gibson Les Paul among others.
Reciprocating saws need lots of juice because they move back & forth as well as up & down. Unfortunately most cordless ones are underpowered. Not anymore: Milwaukee’s new M12 Fuel Hackzall is the fastest cutting and most powerful saw in its class, delivering over 4X more battery life & up to 70% faster cutting than the competition. Available May 2014.
Doctors have used electrical muscle stimulation in physical therapy for ages to help bring injured & atrophied muscles back to life. SmartMio is now bringing this treatment to the public to help users engage their muscles during workouts and make it all trackable by Android & iOS. When your desired muscle group is trying to rest during you workout, they get zapped by electrodes, reminding you to “engage.”
Is Jack Daniel’s going to stand idly by while Fireball cinnamon whiskey eats into its market share? Hell, no. So, say hello to Jack Daniel’s latest variant: Tennessee Fire. It’s a 70-proof liqueur, it tastes like cinnamon and makes you feel funny after you drink some. Available April 2014.
You’re not the only guy who uses the beer opener more than any other tool in the workshop, so why isn’t your opener professional grade? The magnetic openers from the Woodthumb workshop come mounted on your choice of solid walnut or a slat from a bourbon barrel and they mean business.