While planet earth continues to shrivel up and melt, stripped of all its resources, the fat clowns in the oil industry have tripled their profits. This book invites us into their hidden world of cash, corruption and consumption. Investigative journalism but also stuff you might actually bother to read: stories of rich, corrupt playboys addicted to luxury extravagance. Stuff like that.
This compact desktop CNC milling machine makes cutting out parts & building prototypes easier than its ever been. The Nomad 883 comes ready-to-run with everything you need: the machine itself, software for Mac or PC, cutters, cables, even a starter pack of material. And it’s also fully-enclosed for quiet, clean operation on your desktop turned workshop.
Wheels on an off-road vehicle are like beers. Two more can never hurt. That’s definitely why Can-Am has turned their Outlander ATV into a 6-wheeler. The addition of another rear axle looks cool & gives the Outlander 700-lbs. of cargo capacity in the bed, which also offers tilt-assist for dumping your load.
California’s Rezvani Motors builds bespoke supercars for use on the road or the track. The Beast is their latest creation. This low, wide 2-seater features a carbon fiber body and will be available this summer with your choice of a 315 or 500 horsepower engine.
Kohler has created a conversion kit that will upgrade your toilet to touch-free & self-flushing. Just wave your hand over the sensor and say farewell without ever touching the can.
By now your keychain is getting crowded with all the EDC stuff, backup power supplies, etc. But a man has to eat. And this little rig makes scarfing on the fly as easy as pie. It’s a compact stainless steel fork, spoon, knife, & bottle opener that packs neatly into a little fob that’ll fit right in your pocket.
Robert Ames was a CIA operative; a highly connected spy working in the Middle East during the days of the Beirut hostage crisis & Arafat’s PLO. Ames was killed when a bomb exploded at the American Embassy in 1983. That bombing marked the beginning of Hezbollah as we know it today. Pulitzer-prize winning biographer Kai Bird tells the story.
Because you put stuff like bee pollen, kale, & beet juice in it, you’re most often making smoothies for one. And when you’re doing that, the compact Vitamix S30 is the blender you want. It comes with a 20-oz. portable drink container that will keep your healthy concoction cold on-the-go. A standard 40-oz container is also included. 5-year warranty.
You can drop this tool box literally 1000 thousand times filled with 50-lbs. of tools & it’ll be just fine. Milwaukee has also loaded a ton of handy features into their new, lockable 26″ Work Box.To name just a few:a weather-sealed lid with recessed hatches and mounting points to attach battery chargers, corner pockets to hold cordless tools in place for transport, pass-through side handles, & a groove molded into the lid to hold materials like small-diameter pipe, for cutting. Available June 2014.
The MPV 7100S. It mows the grass, works as a generator with its on-board 7100-watt generator, and when you remove the mower deck, it’ll take you out into the wilderness as an off-road vehicle capable of towing 550-lbs; you can even switch into electronic mode to creep silently through the forest.