Back in the late 60s, Dodge put some straight-up race cars on the dealer lot – dominating the burgeoning muscle-car category for the next decade. They brought it all back a few years ago and once again re-wrote the book on American-made consumer super cars. The 2011 Charger is a beast. With re-styled grill, shoulder-line & tail section, this is a nice visual update to compliment the legendary V-8 Hemi motor that pushes 370-horses.
With a 600-watt electric motor, this bike goes 40 – almost as fast as a Prius. But, you can take this to cooler places than the HOV lane. With massive 8-inch wide tires, you can rip down the beach or up a mountain bike single-track, where the 14-speed gearing will help you climb. Ten inches of travel in the front suspension means you can also stick some lofty drops. Try that in a Prius and you’ll be bumming.
Vampires, werewolves & ocean tides use the light of the moon to tell time. Now you can do the same … sort of. Swiss watchmakers, Romain Jerome, have created this stunning watch with a face incorporating actual moon dust into its structure. Depending on the light, this unique mineral makeup creates celestial metallic tones complimenting the red gold, steel and black ceramic watchcase. This edition is limited to 1969 pieces – in recognition of the year our space program reached the moon.
Even in 2010 you still need a paper printout for some things. So, it’s cool to find a printer that actually looks like it belongs in this decade. Sleek, wireless & artfully designed, it prints photo-quality images from your memory card and from the web with no PC needed. A high-res touch screen menu takes you through all of the amazing features of this very modern and eco-minded unit.
The Scottish take their foos very seriously. That’s why Edinburgh-based, The Eleven Forty Company, has dedicated itself to producing the world’s finest hand-crafted foosball tables. Their latest creation pits good against evil. The good team features players like Gandhi, Mother Theresa & Santa Claus, while the bad team has Lucifer, Pol Pot & Hitler. That raises the stakes a bit doesn’t it?
You probably saw Jackass 3D already. If you laughed instead of leaving, you likely can’t get enough of these idiots. This book by Jackass core-collaborator Sean Cliver takes you back to the earliest days of the crew in Big Brother skateboard mag and brings you up to date on all things Jackass including loads of too-risqué-for-TV images spanning a decade. Lots of poo, blood, borderline homo-erotica and kicked nuts. You’ll love it.
If you’ve got some seriously valuable cargo, like your video & photo gear, and you’re headed into sketchy territory – this is the bag you’ll want to tote. Made of vintage military surplus canvas, this thing looks like it got pulled out of a foxhole. Nobody would suspect you have anything of value stashed in here. Proceed into the sketch-zone undetected.
You can never get enough Christopher Walken. He’s such a creep. But in this tense, Depression-era, mobster revenge flick, the cast is a who’s who of other Hollywood weirdos – all coming together for a dark & memorable mafia movie. Among the characters are Vincent Gallo, Benicio Del Toro, Isabella Rossellini and Annabella Sciorra.
You don’t have to be obsessed with violent video games to appreciate the new limited-edition Jeep. Based on the Wrangler Rubicon, this model coincides with the release of Call Of Duty: Black Ops on Xbox 360. It’s all blacked-out featuring burly 32-inch off-road tires and some subtle, military-style Call Of Duty logos. Perfect for tactical operations in traffic.
Gone are the days of plugging a bulky fuzz-buster into your dash to avoid speeding tickets. Cobra’s new radar detection system uses an uploadable App for your iPod Touch utilizing Bluetooth technology. The detector unit is stealth, has 360-degree detection and even alerts you to redlight cameras.