The Defender is one of the most enduring vehicles ever designed. In over 60 years, it has barely changed. But it’s changing now. Speculation is that Rover will introduce a redesigned model to the U.S. in 2013 with updated emissions and safety features. It will also feature independent suspension and power from one of LR’s proven diesel motors. Basically, you’ve got two years to sell the FJ.
In the mind of a golfer, winter is over the day after Christmas. So, now it’s spring – time to get back to the game. Before the season is in full swing, your handicap and maybe even your attitude could use a little adjustment. TaylorMade’s R11 driver is the answer. You tune this driver to match your style, technique and swing physics. Adjust loft, face angle and flight path with the simple turn of a screw. Ready to try it?
Scotch snobs might turn up their noses at Kevin Kosar’s short-and-to-the-point little book, Whiskey: A Global History. Mainly they take issue with the use of the “e” in spelling whiskey. Whatever. If your whiskey ego isn’t that well developed, you’ll appreciate this extensively researched hardcover that succinctly summarizes all the fundamental facts about whiskey you ever wanted to know.
Have you mastered the art of traveling light? Once you’ve figured out how to split for the weekend with just one bag, you’ll need that one bag. Get a good one. This one is made of heavy canvas with leather trim. The rugged, aviator style with a weathered finish also makes it look like you’ve flown a few missions.
Fitness fanatics will want this watch. Nike developed the SportWatch GPS with TomTom not just to track where you’ve been, but also to compile your workout data, like calories, distance & heart rate, by syncing with the Nike+ sensor in your shoe. It also offers encouragement through workout reminders & digital high-5’s when you break personal records. And all this data also feeds into your new social network at NikePlus.com, where you can share and compare your runs with over 4 million other road warriors.
Many of the new compact handheld video cameras are kinda useless when they’re not being “handheld.” If you’ve used a beer bottle for a tripod lately, you know. Casio’s Tryx camera is an improvement on the form. It’s a video & 12MP still camera designed to twist, turn and even hang to get the perfect angle for your shots.
Offering to take her out for pizza will score you no points for originality or sophistication. But there’s hope. You can still entice her with the world’s most perfect food, but you’ll have to make it yourself. Chef time. Play your cards right and you might even be making “breakfast pizza.” Now pay attention.
When a movie is set in prison, you usually know what you’re getting into. Not the case with this one. Actor Tahar Rahim plays Malik, a young convict forced into killing and further crimes by the pressures of prison gangsters. Scamming his way through his sentence, Malik eventually ends up as the central player in a struggle for prison power between French, Corsican & Arab gangs.
Once digital 3-D was unleashed in Avatar, movies changed. Now, every other Hollywood production is 3-D. It’s cool the technology floated downstream this fast. Now, Sony offers a consumer handycam that films your home movies in HD 3-D. The camera’s brain uses two full HD sensors to work it’s magic and the picture is amazing.
The perch is a common freshwater fish. Wait … wrong perch. This particular Perch is a portable speaker and charging station for your phone or digital media player. You can play back music, while your phone is charging or stick the perch in your bag taking it with you for sounds on the go. When the speaker needs more juice, it attaches magnetically to the dock for recharging.