Pretty much every book on the New York Times Best-Seller list is a hollow, unreadable sham and none of them quite measure up to the ones coming out of Indiana-based Conduit Press. Their specially crafted books actually offer something redeeming for the soul: a 4 oz. flask.
With the double-dip recession looming and so little work to actually do, office toys like these smartphone-controlled TankBots give those long days in the cubicle real meaning. Just keep bouncing from facebook to the touch-free fun of driving your little mini-tank and before you know it, this economic rough patch will be history. Source
If you have high blood pressure or hemorrhoids, you’ll probably want to stay away from coffee-rubbed barbecue burgers. But if mentioning ’roids twice hasn’t caused you to lose your appetite already, this is a recipe you’ll honestly want to try.
70s Hollywood bad-ass James Caan earned himself a Golden Globe for his portrayal of Alex Freed, an NYU Lit. Professor and gambling addict. It’s loosely based on the Dostoevsky novel of the same name so be sure to drop that nug when you tell people you watched it, smarty pants.
You like minimalist design and quality sound? Well, then you probably already know about Bose. They have a new, compact wireless mobile speaker that lets you take high quality sound wherever you go. Maybe you also like minimalist reading too, so we’ll stop here.
It seems like every week some camera company is revolutionizing photography again. Nikon is one of the few brands that may actually be doing it. Their latest creation doesn’t appear to have any buttons or controls, maybe what’s revolutionary is the fact that you can’t screw up the photo.
Traditional processes and heritage craft are turning back the clock on everything from fashion to food. Booze, too. In the roaring ’20s Prohibition era everyone drank bathtub gin, they had no other choice. Fact is, bathtub gin is just grain alcohol infused with flavor. And no, it’s not actually made in a bathtub. You can probably handle it as long as you don’t jump behind the wheel of your model-T after imbibing.
You have to already be a Ferrari owner to get into the brand’s new Winter Driving Experience course in Aspen, Colorado. If you happen to fit that profile, you’ll get to test out the handling of Ferrari’s new 4-wheel drive FF on a track made of ice and snow. And since nobody who buys the FF will actually take it out in the snow, this slick, 2-day driving program really is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
It’s hard to believe that new stories of World War II are still emerging. This one will blow your mind. It’s true. Three American military personnel survive a plane crash in which 24 others die. The three then stumble around lost in the jungles of New Guinea, wounded and starving. Stalked by marauding Japanese snipers and pre-contact cannibalistic tribes, they were totally beyond hope until …
This is a legitimate iPad competitor. It’s a content thing. Amazon has access to content – lots of it. By pricing its new Kindle Fire tablet at less than half the cost of an Apple iPad, Amazon is opening up the flood-gates to more mainstream tablet media consumption. And this piece of tech kit doesn’t skimp on the gadgetry. The seven-inch tablet runs a custom version of Android and is equipped with WiFi connectivity, a Dual-core processor and free Amazon Cloud storage. Available November 15, 2011.