Mardi Gras is French for “I’m already wasted.” But for those who want their Fat Tuesday celebration to last past sundown, you’d be wise to ingest something other than 80-proof liquor. Something that sticks to the ribs, like old-fashioned, New Orleans style red beans & rice.
If you’ve been waiting for the release of the Wikipad portable gaming system you’re not alone. The 7-inch Wikipad game-tablet uses a Tegra-3 chip & gives gamers a great platform for the rapidly growing number of good Android games coming out. Available before Christmas 2013.
The super lightweight Power Pot uses your camp cookstove to convert heat from boiling water into power. Fire up the stove, fill your pot & as it heats up, plug in your USB device and recharge. A great alternative to that portable solar panel that works only when the sun is shining.
This new 3D printer from Cubify is the lightest, smallest, & most affordable home 3D design system on the market. Design your artistic creations or product prototypes using 3D design software then watch the Cube construct them before your eyes in ABS plastic.
The Vagos are an outlaw biker gang. Not the fun kind like you see on TV and in old 60s movies, more of the crystal meth crime ring/cop killer type. Amazingly, author George Rowe volunteered to go undercover for the Feds for 3 years, infiltrating & eventually exposing the clubs’ activities. Sure, he lived to tell the tale but the Vagos continue their manhunt for Rowe & they will ’til the day he dies.
Created by award-winning design agency Stranger & Stranger, this one-of-a-kind deck of playing cards features unique artwork on every card.
Japanese custom bike builders have been tinkering with 70s-era Yamaha SR models for years but the old, reliable twins are getting some traction in the states thanks to builders like Virginia-based Motohangar. Their stylishly stripped-down SR café builds look fast & mean but cost only a fraction of the price of a new bike. Source
The Transporter provides off-cloud storage for your files. By keeping them in your local network, it also allows you to share them with anyone anywhere once you authorize access. Cloud storage is more expensive, less secure, & with most services, remote access to your files can be a painful process. Not with the Transporter. It’s simply better.
Obviously multi-tools are better than mono-tools, considering they save you trips back & forth to the toolbox. The key-ring size Rhino multi-tool for example features 4 different types of screwdrivers, 3 wrenches, & a beer opener.
Mophie finally put their juice pack on a diet. The new Helium case/backup power supply for your iPhone 5 will extend battery life by 80% but won’t feel like a brick in your pocket. It’s leaner and lighter and looks much happier now that it lost the weight.