Even if you’re unsure about whether to classify your “urban carrying needs” as “extreme” or just kind of normal, these two stealth black packs from Modern Industry are worth a closer look. They’re constructed with tough 10-ounce waxed duck canvas and Horween leather & lined with organic cotton. The Conduit is a sling-style pack & the Magnitude is larger, featuring a removable padded laptop sleeve.
When you watch this 30th Anniversary edition of National Lampoon’s Vacation on Blu-ray, the young Chevy Chase will be every bit as funny & quotable as he was the last ten times you watched it. This version will just be crisper & clearer, with better sound.
It’s possible you’ll feel just a tad more manly about your men’s beauty products from Maine-based Portland General Store, when they come packaged in a reclaimed cigar box. This sample set includes their natural shave soap, shave jelly, aftershave splash, shampoo, & conditioner in 2-ounce sizes.
iPhone accessories are so last week. And probably next week, too, so this week here’s one for Google’s Android-powered iPhone alternative, the Nexus 4. It’s a wireless QI charger that holds your device in comfortable viewing position while recharging to full power in 4 hours.
After a 17-year manhunt, infamous Boston mobster and long-standing FBI snitch James “Whitey” Bulger was finally tracked down & locked up for 19 murders and links to decades of organized crime activity. This new book chronicles his crazy, movie-worthy life and the multi-agency manhunt that eventually took him down.
Snakes, skunks, and fire ants are just three reasons why pitching your tent in a tree might be a better idea. The Cocoon Tree tent is a lightweight aluminum-frame sphere covered by weatherproof tarpaulin designed for suspending up in the trees of a forest canopy where the wildlife viewing is much better.
Daytrader is a new Monopoly-style board game based around stock market investments. The difference between this game & the real thing is that turmoil in Europe won’t put you in the poorhouse, which is cool. You’ll also learn how the stock market works, which couldn’t hurt.
You know the classic Airstream travel trailer but it’s based on the Bowlus Road Chief— the original design created back in 1934 by an airplane builder named Hawley Bolus. This new, updated model retains the classic style but features a full bath with shower, SMEG kitchen, AGM batteries & 120-amp solar panel for power.
Urbanears is an upstart Swedish audio brand known for making headphones in cool monochromatic colors. Now they’re offering up the pocket-sized Slussen for you iPhone DJs. It’s a splitter that plugs into a headphone jack. Speakers plug into one jack while your headphones go in the other. Free software allows you to cue up the next song while playing music.
On the unending quest to find the best duffle bag ever made, there is certainly no shortage of choices. Here’s a fresh entry in the waxed cotton canvas and leather variety from a North Carolina-based purveyor of supplies for the “rugged gentleman” called Buffalo Jackson Trading Co.