Mercedes hasn’t made a big-body convertible since 1971 but that all changes with the forthcoming 2017 S-Class Cabriolet, a full-size luxury drop top that harkens back to Mercedes’ classic convertibles of the 60s. This new S-class will be unveiled Sept 15th at the Frankfurt Auto Show where full details & features will be rolled out.
The Titan Plus is a rugged keychain-size flashlight with the power of a much larger light. Constructed of nickel-plated brass, it features 3 output modes up to a bright 300 lumens & is powered by a single AAA battery.
The minimalist Starnettle knife from Connecticut’s Ragged Mountain Knifeworks is an everyday utility knife that’s 7 inches long with a 3-inch cutting blade shaped from a slab of American made 5/32″ D2 tool steel stock. A fully funded Kickstarter.
Based in sub-Saharan Africa, Oliberté works with African craftsman for the creation of their original, handmade, & Fair-Trade leather footwear. They’re also making gear bags and packs. The Tan Pullup pack is made entirely of Ethiopian leather & features a top-load design with internal pockets, a reinforced bottom, & a 15” laptop sleeve.
There’s no debate: George Carlin was one of the funniest, possibly the funniest man to ever live. Voice of a generation, a genius; both. The rarely glimpsed personal life of the iconic comic is now laid bare in this new book by his daughter Kelly, who witnessed the good times & the lows—the booze, coke addiction, & IRS troubles, first hand.
Surfing über-icon Kelly Slater has spent his entire life in the water & in front of the camera. Hence: the new KS Action Cam Pro Pack from Incase. The full-size pack features water-resistant 160D ballistic nylon construction, coated zippers & a weatherized exterior with a shoulder strap GoPro mount.
Misfit’s Speedo Shine is the world’s first activity tracker designed for swimmers. Inside the lightweight, aircraft grade aluminum case, motion-sensing algorithms track lap count and distance no matter what stroke you swim. It also works on land tracking walking, running, cycling, & sleep.
James Bond has been wearing an OMEGA Seamaster since Golden Eye in 1995. For the release of the forthcoming Bond film, OMEGA has created a special edition ‘Spectre’ Seamaster 300; featuring an innovative OMEGA Master Co-Axial calibre 8400 movement & imprint of the Spectre film logo as well as an engraved serial number for the limited edition of 7007 watches.
Fluance uses AptX technology to achieve audiophile-quality sound in the Fi50 bluetooth speaker. It also features an MDF wood speaker cabinet for warmer, fuller sound. An internal 40-watt amp powers dual 5-inch woofers & dual coaxial tweeters. CNET calls it “the best sound for the money.”
This is the follow-up to the New York Times bestseller, Thug Kitchen. Party Grub features over 100 recipes for hosting & parties that combines healthy, vegan food with easy-to-follow directions and some honest, entertaining commentary.