Where you hang these high-quality archival gicleé prints of your favorite Star Wars vehicles is up to you. Created by sci-fi artist Berg for Editions of 100, these limited edition prints, on heavyweight 230gsm, size A2 paper are hand-signed by the artist and when they’re gone, they’re gone.
Via Motors is an American carmaker that specializes in custom electric vehicles, mainly turning popular full-size GM cars & trucks into long-range plug-in electrics. Their latest, the 2013 Chevy Silverado-based X-Truck just debuted at the Detroit auto show last week. The truck has been heavily modified inside and out with beefed-up and mean looking body panels, bumpers, and suspension, while achieving the fuel economy of a Prius.
The WakaWaka Light is a powerful, award-winning little portable solar LED light that burns bright for 16 hours on an 8-hour charge. That is cool. What’s cooler is WakaWaka’s mission to bring light to places without electricity: off-the-grid zones, refugee camps, and disaster areas. When you buy one, you help give one to those in need.
If speed freak Usain Bolt can shatter world records in a pair of Pumas, you can be sure they’ll perform for your twice or thrice weekly roadwork. Inspired by the lightweight yet super-strength of spider webs, the design of the new Bioweb Elite upper balances solid support with ventilation and an incredible strength to weight ratio for many, many miles of fun/punishment.
Linked to your phone by an always-ready app, this device slides into backpacks, pockets, or other crevices, allowing you to track family members, vehicles, et cetera, while you continue ignoring those around you. When you’re ready to locate something just send the i’m Here GPS a message and your lost treasure’s location is revealed in Google Maps.
Here’s a cylindrical vibrator that won’t embarrass you in the airport security line. The Sound Cylinder for iPad and MacBook is a powerful but compact aluminum speaker tube featuring two forward-facing 32mm drivers & two 43mm side-firing drivers that clips onto your device to providing a serious sound upgrade.
This 2-person rowboat is made from a single sheet of plastic that you fold up into an actual, floating vessel. You won’t want to row it out onto the high seas but it will come in handy for fishing in the local pond or paddling over to see if your neighbors survived the storm surge.
If you were playing Go Fish, that’d be one thing but high stakes games of 5-card stud or tournament poker play require a deck worthy of the money being won & lost at the table. These luxury artisan playing cards feature elegant gold foil hot stamped onto ultra-luxe black paper derived from sustainable forests.
Nobody’s going to argue with another RS model being added to Audi’s lineup. The all-new 2014 RS7 Sportback was unveiled in Detroit. Powering the 5-door coupe is a stupid-quick V8 tuned to scream with a pair of twin scroll turbochargers. It can also be driven economically by deactivating as many as 4-cylinders & using only half the engine. Probably boring but yes, economical.