It feels like we’ve barely got time for coffee and a slice of toast in the morning, but if you woke up one morning to the smell of fresh donuts coming from your kitchen, you might just slow your roll. This counter top donut machine is mess-free, easy to use, and makes batches of 30 mini donuts at a time. Think that’ll be enough?
Keeping the booze ice-cold at your party is the best way to ensure that at some point, it will start to feel like a party. This ice bucket will do the trick. And instead of the bottle floating around in the same ice you’re dropping in your drinks, this design keeps the ice and the bottle separate.
Many messenger bags, by design, are tough to pair with your work wear. Lime green cordura and reflective hits don’t quite match the brogues, you know? This canvas and leather bag by designer Kris Van Assche for Eastpak, comes in tan and brown and features tonal leather details. Of course it has all the other features you need, like a padded laptop sleeve and loads of pockets, just no lime green anything, anywhere.
Behind the big, dark political scandals like Bin Laden’s assassination, Watergate, Waco, the Kennedy assassination, the Russian spy swap, and so on, lurk the operatives from the FBI. In this book by investigative journalist and best selling author Ronald Kessler, he uses his inside access to FBI bigwigs to reveal how they do their dirt.
The slightly over-sized, black titanium Porsche Design P’6520 tells the time with incredible style. But that’s not all. It also points you in the right direction. Beneath the flip top, 3-hand face hides a liquid compass. Staying on track and on time is easy with this on your wrist.
Just a couple more years of driving around in your underpowered little hybrid rollerskate. In 2013, you’ll be able to upgrade to an electric Beemer. And thankfully, the forthcoming 4-seater doesn’t look like a wireless mouse on wheels. It actually looks like a German sports car and 78 miles-per-gallon has never looked so good.
In the visual arts, Dennis Hopper was an American icon. Actually, more like iconoclast. Influential in film, photography, and the underground art world, Hopper’s work spans decades. Before this colorful old bastard kicked the bucket he designed a line with Vans that includes cool shoes and a whole array of signature apparel. Pay your respects to his amazing career by buying his stuff at Urban Outfitters.
Alongside nachos, beer, and hot wings, M&M’s are perfect game day snacks. Now you can get M&M’s in your favorite teams’ colors and stamped with their logos. If you like the Cleveland Browns these NFL M&M’s won’t be that exciting, but then, neither is their offensive line. Sorry Ohio, it’s true.
Backing up your files would be easier if you didn’t have to think about it. Thanks to the geniuses at LaCie, their new CloudBox makes a life-safer into a no-brainer. Simply load your valuable files onto the box and they’ll be automatically backed up online to the cloud. The CloudBox includes a 1-year, 100GB subscription to cloud storage that’s easily renewable.
You get few chances in life to truly be a hero. But if you’re the dad on the block who breaks out the powertools and plywood and builds his kids a skate ramp, you’re the man. This book, from HGTV’s Over Your Head host Todd Davis will show you how to build ramps, tree forts, a tire swing, and other cool projects that most dads blow off in favor of golf or watching the game. But that’s not you, is it?