Manoteca is an Italian design studio that specializes in one-off handmade furnishings that combine recycled and repurposed materials. Their multi-function, metal framed Door Table can be used as a dining table for 8 or flipped open to reveal a hidden desk that features a wooden drawer and 3 pockets made of recycled rawhide.
The Kevo lock system let’s you use your iPhone instead of a key. You don’t even have to take the phone out of your pocket. Once paired with your phone, just touch the lock and open sesame. The app-driven device also allows you to send E-keys to family & friends, the dogwalker, whomever. Military-grade PKI encryption means your system’s unique signal is secure. Thanks, Scott!
Hardcore heavy metal fans only read the Necronomicon; for the rest of us there are books like this. Compiling over 250 interviews with the giants of metal and several of its sub-genres, Louder Than Hell explores the darker side of the steadfast metal movement, featuring bands like Sabbath, Slayer, Maiden, Metallica, Priest, Pantera, and 666 more.
Car lover Sabrina Chun is the artist behind these black & white prints of classic automobiles. The high contrast of the inverse prints reveals each car’s form in striking simplicity. The Porshce 911, a ’67 Mustang GT500, & a DeLorean are just a few of the current prints; and printed on recycled paper with soy-based inks, they look so good you may not have to hang them in the garage.
Well, we’ve been waiting for these since Richard Nixon was a kid. Finally, the flying car has arrived. Actually, not quite yet. Officially, the TF-X is still in the funding & development stages, but this fixed wing street-legal aircraft with electric ground drive and electric power assist for takeoff and landing looks viable in the little video. But with an airspeed of 200MPH and a range of 500 miles why must we wait?!
The Breitling Emergency II is a Swiss-made luxury chronograph that also features a built-in dual-channel emergency satellite transmitter. When the ship sinks, the plane crashes or the summit push turns into a survival situation, this watch will signal rescue services through the international Cospas-Sarsat system, ensuring your call for help is heard. via
More than the greens fees & the goofy clothes, the uptight atmosphere of most courses and country clubs is what turns off many would-be golfers. The Pitch-n-Puff could be the one piece of golf gear that changes people’s minds. By expanding them. If you can’t figure out what this thing is, just go ahead and play through.
Made in the city of Chicago with reclaimed, ancient, and historical woods, these fine, handcrafted writing instruments from Allegory are an excellent alternative to plastic or metal pens. Allegory also uses no fresh cut lumber for their pens, in fact they go as far as planting trees with the National Forest Foundation when you buy one.
When you’re stuck in the middle seat on your next flight, you’ll wish you had a HoodiePillow. It’s an inflatable neck pillow with a hood attached to it. Essential for pretending to sleep between Mr. SoWhatDoYouDo? and Mrs. GoingToSeeMyGrandKids.