Know how when you’re driving in the summer with no shirt on and your back sticks to the seat-back? Basically, this stand does the same thing. Just sub-in your tablet or phone for the sweaty back and this stand is the seat. Comprendé? The only difference is that instead of sweat, this stand uses an ultra-soft, tacky silicone pad to hold the device.
Price tag and pedigree is what determines an ultra-premium liquor, but usually it’s the packaging that sucks us in. Suntory is among Japan’s most distinguished whisky makers, the brand Bill Murray was working for in Lost In Translation. Suntory’s latest high-end offering: three of their ultra-premium whiskies come handsomely packed in a decorative Paulownia wood box. Each boxed bottle also includes a porcelain jig for tasting this Japanese whisky in the traditional style.
If you’re a low profile guy who also happens to be a sports fan, it can be tough to show your team pride without looking like a billboard. These wallets, made from leather and genuine, game-used MLB team jerseys could be the thing. Each full-grain leather wallet features a small emboss of the team name and the wallet lining is made from jersey. Online authentication let’s you find out exactly which game your jersey played in.
Two dudes from Australia designed this iPhone beer opener with plans to launch it off Kickstarter.com. It’s part switchblade, part church key and it’s got a million dollar name. Do your best Australian accent and say it, “Opena!” For people from Maine and Massachusetts it should roll right off the tongue.
Buying that vintage Corvette is not the mid-life crisis. The crisis comes when you get it home and realize you need to replace the whole floor pan and have a 40-year old transmission rebuilt in the next state over. Avoid all that. Karl Kustom Corvettes takes current C6 and Z06 model Corvettes and gives them a vintage makeover. With custom body panels, paint, wheels and performance upgrades, they turn out neo-classics like the ’62 split-window coupe and the convertible ’67 Roadster.
Most of Tom Hanks’ movies are good but usually wander a bit too far into chick-flick territory. Take Castaway: It was all good while Tom was on the island talking to his friend, the deflated volleyball named Wilson. But once he gets off the island you may as well go out to the kitchen and make some nachos. The movie is done. This regulation Wilson volleyball stamped with Hanks’ hand-print will remind you of the good parts.
Remember college? No? Try this: Lose twenty pounds, empty your wallet, hide the kid’s car seat in the closet and light one of these candles. Let the youthful “Dorm Room” scent, a combination of cologne, weed, and Fritos take you back to those golden days of yore.
There was an episode of the Brady Bunch where the whole family got locked in an empty jail cell. They tied all their shoestrings and belts together, fashioning a lasso to snag the key hanging outside. If Mike had this survival belt on, hand-tied from over 100-feet of 550 Parachute cord, he could’ve snagged the key without insisting that Alice remove her pantyhose. Even though that was the best part.
Depending on your perspective, it’s either money or bullshit that makes the world go round. And who wants to read books about money? Boring. At least bullshit is entertaining. If you want to rub elbows with the big dogs and come off as a brilliant man-of-the-world, all you need is a bit of strategy and the balls to bullshit. Read this guide and learn how to turn lies and ignorance into charm. Or just buy it for your friend in sales.
Before you find yourself standing around in a pair of yellow foam clogs with a name that rhymes with Cocks, consider your alternatives. These leather thong sandals are handcrafted in Israel by Apolis through a unique philanthropic partnership with global artisans. Made by humans with recycled and traditional materials, not foam.