Honda’s Civic and Insight hybrids are doing nothing to evolve the hybrid car from its current status as the dorky weakling of the freeway. But Honda is the first to introduce a hybrid snowblower. Like the cars, a gas engine charges back-up batteries for the electric drivetrain however, unlike the cars, this thing looks like it’s actually got some nuts. Source
Portable speaker systems for your MP3 player or phone are a sure-fire way to liven up any situation. That is until they completely drain your battery of juice & the party’s over. The bluetooth-enabled Zephyr system comes in a variety of sizes but all of them allow you to charge your device off their battery so the party and your player can keep on keeping on. Source
While you and your hopelessly lost crew of buddies are huddled together in the snow waiting for the rescue chopper, these gloves from the North Face, equipped with a text-ready E-Tip index finger, will help you avoid frostbite while scrolling tunes and updating your status until rescue arrives.
Hopefully Subaru has its new BRZ STI concept car ready-to-roll when the next Fast & Furious sequel starts filming because this thing will steal the show. With Suby’s proven STI boxer engine mounted super low in the chassis it will give this little rocket the lowest center of gravity of any car on the market today. Translation: race car handling in your daily driver. Bring it on.
This flat, compact titanium pocket tool from Denmark’s Ansø knife brand opens beers. It also has a few more functions and does a bunch of other stuff but who gives a shit? We repeat, it opens beers.
Did you ever think you’d fall in love with a naked streetfighter? Well, that could possibility now be realized. The 2012 MV Agusta Brutale 675 is the latest release from Italy’s most direct Triumph triple rival. The small yet power-packed 3-cylinder 675 motor gives this bike better handling than its British counterpart, the Street Triple R and it’s also a bit cheaper.
Are you ready for this? Two chargers, one plug. No, there’s not a video but here’s the deal: this filthy little device piggybacks onto your Mac power supply allowing you to power up two devices at once. On top of that it’s entirely legal. Let’s just leave it at that.
What do you get for the guy who has everything? More sneakers, of course. Thankfully this holiday edition Converse Star Classic isn’t available in red or green, just black leather. If your little elf knows your size, this is an impossible-to-screw-up gift and we all like getting those.
We know nothing can ever replace the old-fashioned pocket flask, but if you occasionally wince from the bite of straight liquor, this triple bar set from classic British boozers Daines & Hathaway is worth a look. It won’t fit in your pocket, but with three 3 stainless flasks, you triple your options for mixing & imbibing on the go.
The guys at Autum brand push their minimalist approach to design so far that they even eliminated the n from their name. Hey, the N is silent anyway. They also shaved off every other non-essential feature on this ultra-slim 2-sided wallet / card sleeve. Made of American Horween leather with a powder-coated aluminum divider.