There’s never been anything even remotely interesting about track lighting, until right now. These beer can track lighting heads just turned one of the dullest, humdrummest home lighting components into something you’ll like and your guests might actually notice. These beer can lighting heads are up to code, UL listed and made to order. What’s your favorite can, man?
Yes, you can store all your important files, music, and media in the cloud. But certain things, like the best stupid movies of all time are better kept in hard copy. Monty Python & The Holy Grail comes out on Blu-ray on March 6, 2012. Get it. Then put it up there on the shelf with Airplane, Kentucky Fried Movie, Blazing Saddles, Up In Smoke, well, you get the idea.
The updated Ferrari California has gotten a complete makeover and will finally drive like a Ferrari is supposed to. Shedding nearly 70 pounds through structural streamlining using aluminum you could call this model the ‘biggest loser in their lineup.’ Its throaty V8 also got a boost and now outputs 490 horses but the most impressive upgrade is the “handling speciale” package featuring stiffer springs, and complex suspension modifications that deliver ridiculous response.
Nike employs legions of engineers and technicians all tasked with creating the next big gimmick that will sell millions of kicks. Who would’ve thought knitting would be the key to their latest release? Flyknit Technology uses knit and yarn structures to reduce materials in the upper leaving only the essentials to create a “there’s nothing there” feeling. The Flyknit Trainer+ weighs in at 7.7oz. and the world’s best marathoners are planning to wear them in the Olympics this summer in London. Could this mean gold for them and Nike? We’ll see.
How do you now if an artist has sold out? They get themselves photographed holding a poster of their own work. It’s something nobody needs to see, sort of the artist’s equivalent of a self-shot phone photo in the bathroom mirror. Unlike the artists he’s laughing at, designer Joseph King has a sense of humor about his work and makes these “poster cred” stickers to turn anything into presentable art. In fact, they’re free. Ask him for some.
The best hot sauces are made from simple ingredients, and this Hawaiian Adobo sauce is no exception. It’s made from just apple cider vinegar, jalapeños, garlic, and sea salt and that’s all it takes to spice up everything you eat. From island style pork and chicken adobo to burgers to bloody marys.
There are some tools you may not be comfortable having your lady play with. That’s why this handy, combination cordless screwdriver and flashlight is the perfect tool for a kitchen drawer or cabinet. She can use it when you’re not around. It’s small but powerful enough for household jobs and having a bright LED flashlight on hand is great for emergencies after dark.
In an effort to shake up its classic line of American-made cruisers, Harley-Davidson has unfortunately made some downright ugly factory customs in the past few years. The new Softtail Slim however is a stunning bike. It sports the 103 C.I. big twin motor and the classic soft-tail that looks like a hardtail rear end and has been stripped of all the BS that turned dentists and lawyers into wild hogs. No chrome, no cases, no plastic, just a barebones, badass Softtail bobber that won’t get you mistaken for an off-duty exec just yet.
In the past few years pellet stoves for home heating have revolutionized the way people keep warm by burning renewables. They’re more efficient and totally sustainable. Now the Oorja stove has been developed and could spark a similar revolution. These smoke-free, biomass burning pellet stoves, developed in India for people who can’t access clean energy, can cook a meal for five using barely a fraction of the resources LP gas or wood use. They’re currently being used in homes and restaurants all over India, where they’ve proven to be nothing short of amazing.
Wenger, makers of genuine Swiss Army knives for over 100 years has introduced a new line of precision multi-purpose tools and blades. Their HypeX Pendants are survival tools you can wear. There’s a handful of different models in this line of lightweight “toolery”, & they’re all designed for action. We’re not sure who’s really going to need a flint and a knife sharpener hanging from their neck, but the Wyss model features a bottle opener & that’s one tool that always makes sense. Available June 2012.