Adidas has no problem at all designing world-class athletic shoes. This new Climacool runner is a great example of their advances in ultra-lightweight and comfort engineering. With an all mesh upper it’s cool, with its AdiWear outsole it’s durable. But the name… Seduction? Really? Guys, are you feeling seduced by this shoe or are you supposed to seduce it? Actually, don’t answer that.
Spending hours trapped in an office staring at a screen can cause anyone to crack. But before you blow your stack completely, take a break. Pull your RC attack helicopter out of the drawer and run a few sorties in the airspace above your desk. The Helo TC Assault is a stable, easy to fly chopper that uses your smart device for a remote and has a pair missiles you can fire at yourself or coworkers.
Playing music through your computer speakers doesn’t quite qualify as “home audio” now does it? If you’re tired of the trebley twang of your 1-inch woofers, Logitech’s UE Air Speaker uses Apple AirPlay and your wi-fi network to stream uncompressed audio from your iPad, iPod, or laptop through a surround sound speaker system better suited to rocking out.
For a guy like you beer-infused ice cream isn’t exactly a hard sell. Do we really even need to explain that you can get a six-pack of this stuff from Brewer’s Cow that includes 2 pints of Beer Nut Parfait, 2 pints of Black & Tan, and 2 pints of Bavarian Beer Brittle flavor? Well, we told you. Now try to resist.
OluKai’s authentic Hawaiian footwear is all made with the environment in mind. Their new, limited edition Ali’i Collection is a tribute to traditional Hawaiian royalty using premium materials like leather and suede from earth-friendly tanneries as well as red velvet trims and coconut closures. A portion of proceeds from the collection will benefit the brand’s ‘Ohana Giveback Program and for each pair sold a Koa tree will be planted in Maui’s Honokowai Valley.
Sierra Nevada brewers make a natural, moisturizing lip balm using Cascade Hop Oils. Even though it’s not beer flavored, when it touches your lips, it tastes sooo good.
Who couldn’t use a bit more outdoor storage? A place to keep the patio chairs dry or keep the bikes from getting rusty? The YardStash is basically a heavy duty, easy-to-erect weatherproof tent for your junk.
GPS-enabled map in your iPhone? Pffft. The real “urban woodsman” uses a compass. With the Brass Stow Away Capsule, he’s also got a waterproof match safe in case he gets off course and needs to build a fire while waiting for his girlfriend to pick him up and drive him safely back to Brooklyn.
The Grateful Dead is and always has been about more than just the music. It was the live experience, the trip; peace and love and some other stuff we can’t remember. But good stuff at any rate. Grateful Dead: All the Years Combine: The DVD Collection features over 38 hours of live concerts from the 70s through the 90s. If you were there you know (but maybe you forgot, too) and if you were too young, here’s your chance to see and hear their greatest legendary live shows.
Complete that “heritage industrial” look in your work or living space with these cast iron and beech wood Wall Clamps by L.A.-based designer Brendan Ravenhill. Mount them to the wall through the holes in the back and tighten the screws into the shelf material of your choice.