The Manson murder story has been told and retold for 40 years but never before have Manson’s sister and cousin come out of the woodwork to talk with a writer. Author Jeff Guinn got them to open up and in his new book their interviews reveal new details of the infamous murders as well as stunning revelations about Manson himself.
If you thought counting steps only mattered to middle-aged women, guess again. You and your dog are the next target in the activity monitor revolution. The Whistle monitor attaches to your dogs collar and collects all kinds of doggy data including how much walking, play time, and rest he’s getting. The Whistle app creates graphs, tracks goals, and offer insights on your dog’s health.
Keanu Reeves is the wallet behind upstart Arch Motorcycle Company but it’s L.A. County Choprod’s Gard Hollinger who knows how to build ’em. And from the looks of their Shovelhead-based KRGT-1, the pair’s new venture is off to a great start. Built around a tuned-up HD V-Twin and using a blend of classic American and performance Japanese parts, we’re guessing this bike will do more business than any of the last 7 or 8 movies Keanu was in.
Grilling season is officially here but you know what they’ve been saying about those old summertime staples: burgers & dogs. Seafood is probably a better choice and when you do it right—like skewering up some shrimp and veggies, you may never go back to the old tube steak.
By now you know that the earbuds you got for free with your phone aren’t quite cutting it. For running, hiking, biking, and the like, Westone’s ALPHA crossover headphones are built to perform. They’re weather resistant, featuring a replaceable reflective cable with a 3-button control system and mic.
Biking to work is a good thing, unless you hit a few puddles or catch a rain shower on the way. Then you spend the rest of the day with a sketchy brown stripe running up your back. Ass Savers are little click-on fenders that mount to your saddle to prevent mud butt. They’re made of recyclable PP plastic and weigh only 15 grams.
After 30 years as the frontman for Iron Maiden, it’s safe to assume that Bruce Dickinson knows a thing or two about beer. But in creating their signature Trooper ale, the band didn’t just license the logo for a beer label. Dickinson actually worked to develop the classic English Ale with the experts at Robinsons, a 175 year-old UK brewer. Available late summer in the USA.
To create the new Galaxy S4 Zoom, Samsung took an Android 4.2-powered smartphone and grafted it onto a 16-megapixel point & shoot with a 10X zoom. With this thing, you might be able to win Instagram without buying followers. Available late 2013.
This thing will turn your garage into a service station. The space-saving, ceiling-mounted unit offers a retractable 25-foot utility cord, an on-demand air pump, and a hands-free 100-watt LED work light for tackling all those weekend projects.
The Buoy Chair moves like you do. It tilts one way then another, it swivels; it leans in, leans back. Whatever you’re comfortable with. You can adjust the height and carry it around by the handles. It’s available in 6 colors with 25 fabric options for the seat.