It’s always a freak show, but this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego will be infested with zombies. And we’re not talking about the goth teens waiting in line to meet Twilight stars. Robert Kirkman, creator of The Walking Dead graphic novel series, will be hosting a zombie obstacle course in the downtown arena, Petco Park. The Walking Dead Escape, will transform the park into a post-apocalyptic wasteland allowing fans to immerse themselves in the fight for survival in a zombie zone. All participants will receive an exclusive, special edition 100th issue of The Walking Dead.
Mophie exploded on the scene with their battery-life doubling Juice Pack case & now they’re offering a rugged upgrade. The Juice Pack Pro is a steroid-pimped case that’s splash, sand, and impact proof. It also comes with that cool belt clip you’ve been fiending for.
Some people love pushing a mower around the yard – others hate it. If you lean towards the latter, let John Deere do it for you. The Tango E5 is their newest fully automatic electric mower. While you have a Saturday that actually feels like a day off, the E5 will mow everything inside the boundary wire without ever getting cranky or rifling down a 6-pack in the mid-day sun. Available in Europe. Why Europe first, John?
The original Wii gaming console was awesome because, among other things, it got grandma off the couch and up dancing. And with the upcoming release of the next-gen Wii U, a system Nintendo is calling a “Swiss Army Knife” for games, things are gonna get even wilder. There are few concrete details but we know 20+ new games are in development.
We may be fans, but some would argue that almost every vehicle in the Mercedes-Benz lineup is a snore; just luxuriously dull. But notice we said almost. When M-B drops something like the SLS AMG GT with nearly 600 horses, a dual clutch 7-speed, and butterfly doors, you forget about all their mundane models.
Don’t expect us to pronounce the name Aviiq, but we can tell you that their portable charging station will straighten out your tangle of cables and cords for clean, efficient charging of up to four USB devices at a time whether you’re at home or on the road.
For most people, opening a beer bottle is just means to an end. For others it can be more meaningful. If and when you crack a cold one with this 100% brass bottle opener you’ll be holding art and craft in the palm of your hand. Designed by Oji Masanori and crafted in a 114-year old Japanese foundry, this opener is exceptional.
American culture is in large part, car culture. Pulitzer Prize-winning author & car nut Paul Ingrassia’s new book Engines of Change: A History of the American Dream in Fifteen Cars, explores the cultural significance of 15 important cars, from the Model T to Mustang to the Prius.
Simple.tv gives you access to free HDTV programming. This app-driven DVR device taps into your TV antenna/cable and home network to deliver live TV and recorded shows onto your television or mobile devices like laptops and iPad so you can watch your shows anywhere. It’s so simple you’d think it was illegal but its not and what’s more, Simple.tv took home the Best In Show award at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show.
Despite its deep heritage, Jim Beam has long been the choice of amateur binge drinkers, like Spring Break sophomores with something to prove. Or middle managers on the loose in Vegas. But lately, following the lead of other established distillers, Beam has been developing and offering up better bottles. The latest is their ultra-premium 1795, an 8-year aged bourbon which recently made it’s debut.