All-in-one iPhone speaker docks are everywhere, except apparently, in your home or office otherwise you would’ve scrolled down to a motorcycle or something. The bean-shaped Cocoon from Denon looks weirdly cool and sound-wise it definitely doesn’t suck. Inside it’s got two 4mm tweeters and two 100mm woofers powered by a four channel Class D amp. It’s also DLNA and AirPlay enabled.
Have you ever had carbonated milk? How about carbonated maple syrup? With this automatic home soda making system you could turn your kitchen in a laboratory concocting all kinds of strange bubbly beverages. Or your could simply turn tap water into fizzy soda water with the push of a button. Available this Fall. Source
If you appreciate architecture but your knowledge goes only as far as that horrible hipster pop group Architecture In Helsinki, this new Phaidon release will provide a valuable overview of 750 of the finest examples of global architecture built from 1900-1999.
Some wannabe Rambo-types really like roughing it, but most of us would rather spend our time in the great outdoors with a few creature comforts. The Zippo Outdoor line makes camp cooking, fire starting, and chilling outdoors considerably more comfortable. A wind-proof stove, a 4-in-1 axe/saw/hammer tool, and a rugged LED lantern are just a few pieces in this new collection.
The Outride case and mounting system from Mophie turns your iPhone into a rugged action camera. No more toting the camera and the phone on your extreme adventures. This thing is impact and water-resistant and comes with a variety of quick-release mounts for strapping it to everything you ride. Available mid-September.
Finally, a wine rack that won’t clash with your decor. It’s a modular, fully-customizable rack system made of aluminum and premium wood veneers that you can put anywhere. It was created by 2012 ICFF award-winning designer Eric Pfeiffer. Never thought we’d say this but the dude has a nice rack.
Who would’ve ever guessed that nearly 40 years later, Jaws would remain one of the most beloved scary movies of all time? Probably nobody but the fact remains, Jaws still holds up. This digitally-remastered Blu-ray release is due out August 14th and includes a digital download copy plus an ultraviolet copy, deleted scenes, and more.
If the hunt for that perfect piece of iconic art for the wall of your bachelor pad has come up short, these fictitious family portraits from TV and film might fill your void. Hand-drawn in color pencil by artist Kirk Demarais, they’re sure to look great between your velvet Elvis and the oil painting of that creepy crying clown.
When it comes to building vehicles of any sort, BMW doesn’t really mess around. This serious-looking prototype electric-powered scooter could soon be on the roads hitting speeds nearing 75 MPH with a range of over 60 miles. It features an energy recuperation technology that reuses engine drag torque from braking to increase range up to 20-percent.