Let the other parents buy safe, non-toxic wooden trucks for their kids. Your kids (or maybe even you) deserve to play with toys that inspire awesomeness. This 1/6 scale Dark Knight Tumbler is a movie replica that’s almost 3-feet long and features working headlights, moving braking flaps, and removable roof panels to fit your 1/6 scale Dark Knight action figure inside. Don’t cave into that conservative parental pressure. Go big.
This Renew SleepClock watches you while you sleep, silently monitoring your breathing and movement. Creepy, right? Not exactly. It’s designed to wake you gently and only when your body is ready. Plus, the clock is driven by an App that captures all your sleep stats so you can track your nocturnal patterns. Getting the right amount of deep, quality sleep is crucial for your overall health and this clock makes it super-easy to keep yourself on track.
This unique, totally handmade accordian-style 5-pocket wallet, from Vim Beget mixes premium vegetable-tanned leather and construction with obvious military styling. Pop the two Lift-The-Dot snaps and it opens up to reveal compartments for cash, cards, coins, condoms, and whatever else you carry.
The Ball Claw sounds like some draconian tool the LAPD has developed to capture skateboard kids but luckily it’s nothing of the sort. It’s actually just a clever device to keep your basketball, football, and soccer balls organized and off the floor. You can also use it to stylishly display autographed or special game balls in your home.
Can you see it? It’s a crystal-clear waterproof case that will fit just about any smartphone. Totally waterproof to 1-meter (that’s three feet) it also lets you shoot underwater photos and video. And even if you’re just a landlubber, keep in mind this case is impact-, dust-, and dirt-proof, too.
The electric Tesla Roadster got a lot of press and accolades for its incredible performance and engineering but with room for only two people and minimal cargo, its appeal was limited to pretty much just affluent bachelors or their affluent exes. Now Tesla has another model in the works that will work for the rest of us. The Model X is a compact, high-performance, crossover-style 4-door due out in 2014.
Bell & Ross watches all resemble classic aviation instruments in some way. With their rugged cases and straightforward, high visibility dials, they look like equipment made for war. And for something you wear on your wrist 365-days a year, that’s a good thing. The 03-90 Power Reserve is a mechanical automatic model featuring all the understated brute charm and premium-quality materials the brand is famous for.
Before it was co-opted by B-Boys and B-Girls as the breakdancer’s shoe of choice, Nike’s 1972 jump-off, the Cortez, made a name for itself as one of the era’s best running shoes. Now, the slim, classic silhouette is back again in a nylon fabrication and a whole rainbow of colorways. Go get some. Source
You may not yet dare to drop in on a Samsung tablet but this new touchpad-driven Samsung remote for your Smart TV is a no-brainer. Not only is the new interface as easy to use as a mouse but it also offers voice control. It gives new meaning to the idea of talking to your TV. The Smart Touch will also control your Blu-ray player and set-top box. Just swipe it. Available later in 2012.
It’s called the Yeti but to us this “beverage entry tool” looks more like the dolphin tattoo you almost got that one time in Florida. It’s American-made forged stainless steel and it’ll crack open brewskis in a bottle, 40, quart, can or whatever other closure device the beverage may have. Remember to use this responsibly or you may just end up with that dolphin tattoo some day.