LA-based artist & collab king Taka Hayashi has now teamed up with SoCal watchmaker Nixon for a limited-edition watch collection. 3 fresh colorways of the brand’s TimeTeller feature Hayashi’s tribal-style artwork on Horween leather bands, plus there’s a similar treatment on an even more exclusive 100-piece run of their C39 model.
Here we go. Drone security for your home. The Sunflower system combines outdoor sensors with an autonomous aerial camera for a complete view of what’s going on around your home. Wireless solar motion-detecting lights contain sensors that create a perimeter for the drone. When you get an alert through the smartphone app, you can quickly deploy the drone (which requires no pilot skills) and check real-time HD video of what or who has triggered the system.
It’s starting to get chilly out there now; perfect temps for warming up by the fire. With a Nordic Pocket Saw in your pack, you’ll always be ready to burn one. The saw is a carbon steel chain with double-cutting teeth. The chain is affixed to a pair of webbing loop handles that make it fast & easy to rip through limbs large enough to get a lifesaving and/or just warm & cozy fire burning proper.
The multi-function, pocket size Sparkr & Sparkr mini will light you up. It’s got a windproof plasma lighter on one end & an LED light & lantern on the other. Use it to light the barbecue & candles & as a flashlight or campsite lantern. It recharges via USB and runs for up to 4 hours. A funded Kickstarter.
In Lonely Boy, seminal punk rock axe-man Steve Jones of the genre-defining Sex Pistols shares his origin story—an abused & neglected kid who raised himself on the streets of London, inspired the inception of the punk scene & went on to become a global rock icon.
The sleek aluminum design & convenience of the Charging Stand from Fermata makes it easy & almost automatic to power up your wireless headphones. It’s got an integrated charging cable, so just drop the phones on the stand’s soft leather saddle, plug in & chill. There’s also an extra USB port for charging up your phone or game controller.
The Electron Wheel turns regular people-powered bikes into an electric in just 30 seconds. For any bike with rim brakes, the Electron Wheel easily mounts on the front with no tools needed or wires or throttles to operate. Link to the wheel with your smartphone & start pedaling, when the pedaling sensor senses more force, the pedal-assist kicks in to neutralize hills & keep you cruising.
Audi has just unveiled the latest variant of their iconic R8. The limited-Edition 2017 R8 V10 Plus Exclusive features, for (almost) the first time in the U.S., headlights that combine LED & laser-light technology. It also features a Quantum Gray exterior, a Titanium Black Optic package, 20-inch gloss anthracite wheels, and a Solar Orange stripe along its carbon-fiber side panel. The interior features black & Signal orange leather.
Quadsaw can cut a perfectly square hole in drywall/plasterboard in under ten seconds. The tool mounts to any drill that produces 1800rpms and it features 4 blades that buzz through the wall with precision & minimal dust. It is adjustable to also cut rectangular holes as well as adjustable depths.
Second only to the Chuck Taylor, the adidas Stan Smith stands as the most enduring athlete-endorsed sneaker of all time. Sorry Jordan, the Stan was born 13 years before the AJ1. The newest version of this classic court shoe features a leather upper, rubber cup sole and a waterproof & breathable Gore-Tex lining, which means they’ll tackle rain, snow, sleet & hail while keeping you warm & dry.