Stretch pants and bump skiing may have died thirty years ago but one staple of early 80s ski style has returned. Vuarnet has just re-released their model 002, the classic cat-eye shade that became their signature style. It’s a complete replica of the original, right down to the Skilynx glacier lens and molded nylon frame.
Known for giving Ferrari cars their distinctive look, the Pininfarina design firm has now created an inkless pen. It too has the sweeping, sculptural lines and fine materials, but no ink. The writing tip is more like pencil but it won’t erase and never needs replacement.
Even though these candles from Baxter of California are called the Ash Series, they don’t actually smell like ash. Inspired by a cozy campfire, the scents are cedar, pine, sandalwood and cade. You know, trees. Nothing un-manly about burning a candle that smells like trees.
Lots of younger sunglass brands have carved out a comfy little spot in the market by doing nothing but biting classic designs from Persol, the original purveyor of cool, Italian acetate frames. Next, they will copy these: Persol’s new Film Noir collection perfectly captures their classy vintage vibe in four new styles, all featuring clean lines and their 50s-era Phoenix Arrow hinge detail.
You tried all the other new ones when they came out. 3 blades, 4 blades, 5. But instead of just adding another blade or a vibrator and calling it revolutionary, the Hyperglide is all about the lube. Yeah, it’s got a patented superhydrophilic self-lubricating cartridge that creates its own slippery HydroGel over the entire front shaving surface. Just add water.
Leatherman’s latest stainless steel multi-tool is made with snowboarders in mind, so it has a beer opener. There are also some other tools somebody might need. And unlike your 5-oz. tube of personal lubricant, this tool is TSA compliant.
For those few remaining spots on the globe where there’s no wi-fi, ihe Iridium Go is a sat-fi hotspot, linking you & five other devices to the web via satellite. It’s got a rugged build and also features an SOS function to alert emergency services wherever you are.
Drafting off the success of their Rivale 800 motard, MV Agusta has now rolled out the Brutale 800 Dragster, a new naked streetfighter packing a powerful punch with its throaty in-line 3 and a long list of Italian performance parts from the likes of Brembo & Marzocchi.
Even locked down in POW prisons in Vietnam, these 11 American soldiers were defiant, setting up an organized resistance from within the miserable mudholes they had little hope of ever leaving alive. And for their defiance, they were taken to an even worse place where they rotted for years while their wives back home sparked the POW/MIA movement that ultimately saved them. Most of them anyway.
Why would you exert the effort to pump manually when you can get a machine to do the work for you? The AirMan Airgun is a portable, battery powered compressor that will pump up your balls, bike tires, and other inflatable toys automatically.