This watch looks like something Granddad might have actually worn. But it’s new. The Vintage WW2 Régulateur Heritage from Bell & Ross gets its distinctive, classic feel from the sandblasted steel finish & a distressed calfskin strap. Deep notches in the bezel add to the antique vibe.
Apple is pretty good at designing smart products but they blew it with their iPhone charger. Designer/engineer Michael Cornelissen Ontwerp improved on their design by creating this little doinklet that attaches to your iPhone charger and keeps the cord coiled up neatly.
Any plug-in electric vehicle that isn’t a Leaf is cool in our book but few are as downright dope as the Brammo Empulse. Brammo’s two new models: the Empulse & Empulse R, have a transmission that feels like a traditional motor & hits 100+MPH plus feature proven parts like Brembo brakes and Marzocchi forks. 100 miles of riding for every dollar in electricity sounds good, too.
If you want to give yourself a little wood, check out 1Q’s little portable sound system that features the new Bluetooth v2.1 and 10-hour battery life. Wood choices include solid Walnut, bamboo, and Red Beech. Plus, for every system sold, Q1 will plant a tree through the Arbor Day Foundation.
That new health program you started again this morning is about to get derailed again. Carbs heaped on top of carbs and buried under a pile of pork. Kiss your abs goodbye. This will be your first grilled macaroni & cheese sandwich with pulled pork but it’s probably not going to be your last.
Sure sign of a well-equipped kitchen: good knives. And this 6-piece precision set from Wüsthof definitely qualifies. High-carbon steel blades with PETec blade technology means they’re super-sharp & straight. The set includes: 3 1/2” paring knife, 8″ chef’s knife, 9″ bread knife, honing steel, kitchen shears, and a hardwood storage block.
How high are you right now? No, not the medicinals, like high resolution, high definition? That kind. If your answer is, “not very” hit Canon’s new EOS M. The potent 18-megapixel sensor & pro-quality HD video capability in this pint-sized package that also fits the full line of EF lenses makes the M one smoking little camera. Available in October.
Tombox speakers are not your standard portable speaker systems. Yes, they’re speakers but they’re also art. Encased in repurposed vintage electronics, these speakers deftly combine classic product design with modern audio. Looks old, sounds new, just plug in your phone, pod, etc.
Aside from rotting the teeth out of your skull, drinking those oversized cans of sugared up energy drinks on your morning commute makes you look kinda trashy. If your day absolutely requires serious caffeine kick, try Death Wish, the “strongest coffee in the world,” and if you feel nothing, return it and get 110% of your money back.
You might never dare to buy an American-made car but what about something as simple as a ballpoint pen? An impassioned engineer from Massachusetts is trying to make that happen with The Pen Project, creating a better pen design right here in the U.S.A. and offering them through Kickstarter.