As evidenced by these two unique and minimalist designer-designed game piece sets, prison is not the only place people play dominoes. The Semaphor set is made in Birch ply & hand-finished. The Oblique set is made in Douglas Fir, faced in laminate and packaged in a bridle leather case.
At the bottom of this camo-lined, heavy waxed canvas and leather duffel is a secret compartment or “false floor.” Use it to separate your cleans from dirties or smuggle something even sketchier than your filthy boxers in there.
Colorado’s homegrown, handmade ski company Icelantic, is known for producing high-quality, high-tech skis. You might have to be a little Rocky Mountain High to order up a set of boards featuring an up-close portrait of legendary Colorado hippy John Denver on them, but that’s perfectly legal in Colorado now. via
If “goofy” and “novelty” aren’t qualities you’re looking for in a USB drive, this smooth, sleek, Macbook-matching drive should be right up your alley. Available in 16 and 32GB capacities, it’s designed for pure function.
Cleaner and greener than solar powered lighting, the GravityLight employs the power of gravity in a simple system using a weight. Lift the weight & the light will glow for 30 minutes. Designed to replace harmful, expensive kerosene lamps in developing countries, it can also be used to power-up mobile devices, a radio, batteries, etc. via
The new Nike Free Trainer 3.0 hits stores on January 1, just in time for you to drag your binge-bloated holiday ass out to the gym for the much-needed start to your New Year’s resolution. Hopefully Nike’s proven Free Sole, a supportive Phylon midsole, and the comfy mesh upper will kick you into gear.
The “hand-feel” of physical buttons can make all the difference on a gaming device. That’s why Archos gave their new Android ‘Jelly Bean’-powered GamePad actual buttons for the real deal feel. With a 7-inch screen, 1080p visuals, & Wi-fi plus access to Google Play & Google Apps, it also works great as a tablet for web, email, apps, etc. Coming to North America early 2013.
With a 3-hour continuous run-time on a single charge, this Lithium battery powered fan really blows. And by “blows” we don’t mean it sucks, we mean it blows, literally. As in, this fan blows at 1700rpm when you switch it to high.