If you’re a little troll when it comes to all things LOTR (that’s Lord Of The Rings, bro) then this new 15-disc trilogy set will blow the hair right off your feet. These are the extended, Blu-Ray feature films plus hours of commentary and bonus features. It’s so much Tolkein, you’ll think you died and went to Middle Earth. Available June 28, 2011.
Are you ready for this? You sure? Okay, this is an electric motorcycle, um, superbike. Not quite the two-wheeled Prius you would’ve expected, right? Looks more like a Buellcati or a stunt bike from Tron. With no clutch and incredible torque you’ll go from 0-180 miles-an-hour like you’re floating on air. Full charge lasts nearly 300 miles. This is evolution, get on board.
These are golf shoes. More specifically, they’re a street-inspired luxury golf sneaker. If you spaz so hard to get on the links that you can’t even make time to pull a Mr. Rogers, these are for you. When you’re trying to squeeze in 9 on your lunch hour, every second counts, right?
This may be the only way you’ll get Batman art up on the walls in your house. LA-based KULT Studios is producing gallery quality prints from icons of pop culture like Disney, Lucasfilm, Marvel, and DC Comics. View and shop for artwork online as KULT’s unique and limited edition collections expand to include rare, vintage rock-n-roll, classic movie, and fine art offerings.
So you thought Carhartt only made workwear? Think again. Their list of accessories continues to expand. Now they’ve made a spiffy stainless steel portable grill that packs up flat for portable partying. Pull this 4-burger sized beauty out of its carrying case, fold the origami-style panels up and pour in the charcoal. Avoid burns: let it cool off before folding up and putting it away.
A crafty craftsman in Columbus, Indiana is turning out handsome rings using coins. Choose from a variety of coins, years, and styles. You can even send him your own rare or foreign coin and he’ll make you a custom ring. How did he come up with the idea? Well, he’s a stay-at-home dad so turning coins into dollar bills is essential. This is how he does it.
Just about every product ever guaranteed to be waterproof actually sucks up water like a sponge. The DryZone 200 camera bag from LowePro however, has actually been given the dunk test. It wasn’t some lab-controlled spritzing either, adventure/humanitarian photographer Craig Pulsifer actually took this pack out for “backflips into the pool and an hour under the falls” in the Phillipines. Guess what? It’s watertight. Holds a pro SLR kit or your video gear plus more …
Just another little camera? Yes, but no. It is small, it’s also sleek but there’s more. This thing features a 3.5-inch LCD touchscreen for easy operation and vivid playback. It also shoots giant 16MP photos and will deliver great images in low-light with a max ISO of 6400. Of course it shoots HD video, too. It’s a whole lot of camera that surprisingly, will fit right in your back pocket.
From the makers of Clif Bar comes another great idea. For years, Europeans have embraced (literally) wine in a bag and finally someone is doing it here in the states. Everyday table wine is fresh, it doesn’t need a cork or a cellar, but just needs to be drunk. Or is it drank? Drunken? Whatever, the idea here is that soft-sided packaging means you can take it anywhere (like the movies). It also means a lot less waste and a very reduced carbon footprint compared to wine in a bottle. Salúd!
Following on the heels of popular new Wrangler variants like the Islander, Mountain, and Call Of Duty: Black Ops editions, Jeep is dropping a new one. The Mojave is inspired by its namesake Southern California desert—it features a monochromatic sand colored paint scheme with black trim and lizard logo accents on the hood and interior. Basically, it’s a restyled Rubicon and if you aren’t sure about a big lizard on your hood, tell the dealer to remove it. Available June 2011.