Unless you’ve taken your obsession with Mad Men a little too far, your car cigarette lighter probably isn’t getting a lot of use. This little nug from Just Mobile turns your car lighter into a 2-port USB charging station. Way smoother than a Pall Mall. Source
You probably have no idea what the Underbelly Project is. Because the artists behind this project wanted it that way. From 2009-2010 an impassioned crew of urban artists transformed an abandoned New York subway station into the largest underground gallery in the world. Eric Haze aka HAZE is behind the project and this book. Act like you know.
Anyone buying an axe this pretty is going to be using it as decoration. With its hickory handle and polished, 2 lb. drop-forged alloy steel head, this thing will look great leaning against the fireplace. But it really will chop wood. Just please, before you lop off your big toe or put a divet in the hardwood floor, watch a youtube video on how woodchopping is actually done.
Seventeen miles an hour on a skateboard is fast. Enough to induce snapped bones and exploded front teeth but as long as you’re not trying to get too rad, the Z-Board Pro is an awesome, pain-free vehicle for moving through the city streets. Be careful, drink no more than a few beers & on a full charge you can rip down the road for 10 miles on the Z Board’s fully-integrated Lithium Phosphate Ion battery system.
The majority of electric motorcycles look pretty much like a two-wheeled Prius. In contrast, American-made Brutus Motorcycle look like they’ve actually got some balls. With Sport-Cruiser styling, a 100-mile minimum range and 3-hour charge time, they’re taking this whole category a solid step forward.
If you’re feeling a creeping guilt about the mountain of plastic trash your K-Cup coffee maker is producing, maybe this new drip coffee maker from Bodum is the solution. It’s simple, a high-quality drip machine that features nearly boiling hot water and a stainless steel filter. Full flavor, less plastic trash; genius! Source
The Bob Marley story has been told and retold again but this new book from photographer David Burnett takes a look at the life of the reggae legend from a new angle. Burnett began shooting Bob on assignment for Time Magazine in ’76 just as the star began to rise; and he kept shooting through the Exodus tour. This book includes over 100 photos from this tumultuous and important period in Marley’s short but incredible life.
Jeep is putting their Grand Cherokee Laredo X into production. It’s a factory-murdered big boy with standard 20-inch wheels and features tonal trim in either gloss black or obnoxious Deep Cherry Red. The “X” is not its actual moniker, this new SUV needs a name and Jeep is running an online contest letting Joe Public come up with the name. What would you call it?
Yes, your little Etsy-made piece of reclaimed two-by-four is a great stand for your iPad2 at home. But in the office you might prefer something it bit more tidy. This stand from Ten One Design is the one. Brushed aluminum that looks like Apple made it, magnetic attachment, junkshow-free styling.
Before Robert DeNiro skidded into his current role as an unfunny old Focker he was in some great movies. The Deer Hunter is one of the best. Christopher Walken, whose career has fared much better over the years, is in it too – and he is, as always, his batshit crazy self. It’s a story about coming home from war but never really being home again. Watch it in Blu-ray. You’ll be moved.