If you always dreamed of being a secret agent but somehow got too caught up in gaming to follow your dreams, don’t give up yet. Deus Ex: Human Revolution recently dropped. This game casts you in the role of Adam Jensen, a mechanically-enhanced bad-ass fighting evil in a Blade Runner-like world. It’s a perfect blend of action and RPG, crucial for agents in training like yourself.
The forthcoming Cadillac ELR is proof that sometimes concept cars actually make the cut. In ’09 it was an auto show sensation as the “Converj”: futuristic and full of potential. Now, as the ELR, this American-made extended-range hybrid is slated for production. But details from Caddy are still sketchy, “soon” is the closest they’ve come to announcing when it will actually be on the showroom floor.
You better hope this room is up to your girl’s standards because once your spaceship arrives at the Russian space hotel—opening in 2016—it’s a long trip back. And it could get a bit boring in this little pod, but remember, in the weightlessness of space, you can sleep vertically or horizontally. Surely you can think of some “experiments” to conduct up there.
Your smartphone probably does everything you need it to plus has 96 extra functions you don’t even use. But, unless you’ve got an iPhone, flying this mini RC helicopter is not an option for you. If you haven’t made the switch over to Apple yet, let this be the reason. Face it, you’ll never be a palm pilot with that Palm Pilot.
As a mob boss or a crook with an itchy trigger finger, Christopher Walken is one weird, scary bastard. But he might be even creepier when he’s saving people’s lives. In 1983’s The Dead Zone, based on a Stephen King story, Walken plays a man who awakes from a coma with powers of premonition. He has visions of tragedies just before they happen. Is this power a gift or a curse?
If you want to roll around town in a Ferrari, you’re obviously not trying to keep a low profile. So why not go all in and get the drop-top? The new 458 Spider is low & compact but Ferrari engineers managed to wedge a fat V8 into this mid-engine coupe and still find the space to store the retractable convertible top. On sunny days, remember to bring that Ferrari ball-cap. Don’t wanna burn.
What do you really know about Steve Jobs? Read his first and only authorized biography by Walter Isaacson, one of America’s foremost biographers, and find out how one man with a vision and a love for mock-turtlenecks grew Apple Computer into the leaders of the digital age. iPad version also available. Available November 21, 2011.
Thanks to the brains behind Banana Republic, achieving the dapper, put-together look of an executive from the 1960s is now a no-brainer. Their Mad Men Collection offers a complete line of tailored garments that completely eliminate the need for “shopping” around. Everything to complete the look, right down to the sweater vest you’ve been braving up to try, can all be found in one place.
If the shaky, dark video footage shot from your phone isn’t quite inspiring you, maybe you should get a real camera. This Sony NEX-VG20 is legit. It shoots full HD and even captures 16MP still images. Using interchangeable lenses, it also lets you create the exact look you’re shooting for no matter what you point it at.
Unless you were a film major or have some weird fascination with old black and white movies, you probably have no idea that Orson Welles’ Citizen Kane is considered an important milestone in modern film. Some call it the greatest movie ever made. Find out why. This 3-disc 70th anniversary set features an enhanced digital version of the film, a soundtrack disc, and other coolness.