Books about visionary executives and harrowing tales of survival in the wilderness are typically not much fun. But a book about comedy—you might actually make it to chapter 2. The Comedians is a history of American comedy, chronicling the key characters, forgotten stars, and the evolution of the craft over the past 100 years.
Nuzzle is a lightweight, waterproof GPS collar for cats & dogs that offers tracking and security with no monthly fee. Linked to your phone through the Nuzzle app, you can follow Fido’s escape route when he runs away or just check in anytime from anywhere to confirm the cat is still sleeping.
Dark Energy’s Poseidon 10,000 mAh portable charger was “destruction tested” by the Special Forces. Thrown off a bridge into water, run over by an SUV, shot with a 12-gauge. And well, it survived. It also features a built-in LED light and a micro USB charging cable wrapped in 20 feet of paracord.
Free solo climbing is rock climbing with no ropes, no partner, & absolutely nothing to save you from the 1 wrong move that could send you to your death. You might think people who do this are crazy adrenaline junkie deathwishers. Read this book about the world’s most accomplished free soloist Alex Honnold, and your mind will be changed.
It looks like a standard black leather wallet and works like one too, but it’s also got a built-in 2400mAh battery & Lightning port making for a convenient re-charge of your iPhone 6/6S anywhere and anytime.
A high-tech whisky glass. Note the absence of the “e” in whisky, signifier of seriousness. Something about fluid dynamics and aeration and nosing. It’s a double walled vessel, formed with a glass blowing technique into two separate molds for a tumbler that breathes properly, providing a whisky drinking experience heretofore unattainable. A funded Kickstarter.
This Italian-made soft leather carryall zips open from end-to-end for instant access to everything. Inside there are 2 canvas twill pockets. Carry it with the adjustable shoulder strap or the leather handles.
The Nyrius Smart Outlet turns dumb electronics and appliances into smart ones. It provides on/off/proximity control to anything capable of plugging into a wall outlet, like a lamp or your electric can opener; and it lets you remotely control them without a Wi-Fi connection or hub. The Nyrius app will enable you to control 3 devices in iOS & 7 in Android.
With an all-new super low profile outsole inspired by their Hyperfeel technology, Nike’s Free Trainer 1.0 gives you that barefoot feel with the support of ergonomic Flywire cables in the upper.
’Merica boasts the largest prison population on the planet. That’s quite an achievement but not nearly as impressive as finding more than 65 ways to prepare Ramen noodles in a jail cell. But this book is more than just recipes you’ll never make, it’s full of stories about life and prison and prison-life from the cell-block chefs themselves. Foreward by Samuel L. Jackson.