Who came up with the term “sliders” for mini burgers anyway? When’s the last time a slab of beef slid down your throat? Okay, you see what we mean? They should be called “hand grenades” or “burger bombs” (especially when they’re stacked with bacon). Call them anything but sliders.
If shopping blogs stop posting new cameras every week maybe the manufacturers would quit introducing new models every couple days. Yeah, right! That’ll never happen, so let’s get on with it. This here is the Lumix GX1. It’s new. It has more features than anyone needs, like stereo sound to go with full HD footage; it also takes pictures, huge ones.
If you’re the “I lost my wallet” guy, don’t bother getting this one made specifically for travel. Replacing your lost cash, cards, & ID is one thing, but a lost passport or paper ticket in a foreign country is serious. If you’re not a loser though, you’ll appreciate this. It holds all your travel docs, including a special little pocket for your passport.
Instead of Swiss tradition or precious metals, the focus of the Minus 8 watch brand is design. Named for the West Coast time zone, GMT-8, the brand’s creator is renowned designer Dana Krieger, formerly of Teague. From construction to materials to aesthetics, these watches are fresh. West Coast represent. Source
The HR chick manager at work will definitely blow the whistle if you hang that new Snap-On tools calendar in your office. This simple little calendar from Field Notes Brand will keep you employed. It also has numbers and days, just no jugs.
Edward Scissorhands, Nightmare Before Christmas, Beetlejuice …If the films by Tim Burton have transported you to other worlds you’ll most likely enjoy reading about the oddball director/artist. Renowned film critic Antoine de Baecque covers Burton from every angle; from his childhood to his offbeat blockbusting to his place in Hollywood history.
Sorry to sound like Scrooge but nobody is going to do a dance when opening up their generic gift card or new shirt. But you might get a rise out of them with these fake gift boxes. Give Grandma a Beer Beard or dad the iArm and bathe yourself in their bewilderment before they get to the real gift. By then it won’t even matter what you put in the box.
Only an aviation buff would know (or care) that this lamp is made using a vintage retention nut and piston off of a Cessna 182 Skylane airplane propeller. The rest of us will just think, wow, that looks like a nice desk lamp. And so shiny, too.
Motorcyclists are rightfully skeptical of the electrics. Most are underpowered, have limited range, and above all, they look weird. But that’s all changing. Case in point, The Volta BCN, which will hit the showroom in 2012. It’s got lots of torque, 70km range and actually looks like a motorcycle. Sweet!