The highlight of HP’s completely redesigned ENVY AIO desktop is the pedestal-mounted 27-inch QHD monitor that’s just 15mm thick. The display uses HP’s Low Blue Light technology that reduces eye-strain and won’t disrupt melatonin production as standard monitors do. The brain is an Intel Core i5 or i7 processor & audio is delivered with 4 front-facing Bang & Olufsen speakers.
The 51mm Emergency Night Mission watch from Breitling is the world’s first wristwatch with a dual-frequency personal locator beacon. For use in search & rescue missions, it uses an internal radio transmitter & antenna to send out a homing signal. It features another first-ever function: a personal locator that links with the International Cospas-Sarsat satellite system for triggered alerts. Its powered by Breitling’s SuperQuartz chronograph movement.
The handheld 18V Compact Vacuum from Milwaukee uses the brand’s efficient, long-running 18V battery pack and features a powerful motor to suck up dirt, dust & all sorts of construction debris. It’s got a removable HEPA filter & comes with a 4’ flexible hose, multiple extension wands, & a crevice tool for getting into those hard to reach spots.
Back in 2010 the world was chanting “Free Weezy” while the multi-platinum rap superstar Lil’ Wayne served a 8-month bid in New York’s infamous Rikers Island jail on a weapon’s charge. While he was locked up he worked as a suicide prevention aid & also kept a detailed journal of his days on the cellblock. Now that journal is being published. Gone ‘Til November: A Journal of Rikers Island has been named a 2016 “Must Read” by Rolling Stone.
Handmade in Philly, the wooden shoeshine boxes & kits from The American Shine Co. are built to last a lifetime. They feature all wood construction, durable metal hardware, and classic comfortable design for giving your shoes a pro-quality shine at home. They offer kits that include all the tools and materials you need & the boxes come in 5 different natural wood-stained colors.
The asap X-Connect is the world’s first magnetic USB cable that’s compatible with all phones (& tablets)—including Apple (Lightning) and Android micro USB & USB-C powered devices. Perfect for mixed households or multiple devices operating on different recharge systems. The gold-plated magnetic tip makes plugging in quicker, easier & also snag-free.
With its matte finish nylon shell and distinctive onion-style quilting, the Oakdale jacket from Penfield draws design inspiration from vintage military gear but updates it with a modern fit and features like a mini ripstop contrast chest pocket, Internal headphone port, and Water resistant/windproof fabrication.
Versatility is what you want from a sleep shelter when you wander deep into the wilderness. And the lightweight, durably-designed Sunda delivers. This tent-hammock does it all, whether your campsite is a mossy grove or a steep stand of pines. Its modular design makes it simple to set up on the ground or hang it in the trees. Either way, you have a dry, weatherproof & well-ventilated shelter for 2+ people. A funded Kickstarter.
When world heavyweight champion Sonny Liston was found dead in his Las Vegas home of an apparent heroin overdose in 1971, few believed it could be true. But there were some signs, so the story has always been clouded with mystery & conflict. In this new book, investigative journalist Shaun Assael treats the boxer’s death as a cold case, with revelations that make this an unbelievable whodunit & absolute page-turner.
It’s legal in Oregon, so Portland-based Tanner Goods has created a line of refined accessories for those who partake in the herbal essence. A couple of ceramic smoking implements: the apple-shaped Fruit Fantasy & crystal-shaped Crystal Voyager pipes, & a minimalist bong. They also make an Herb Container from CNC-machined aluminum as well as a grinder that stacks on top.