When it comes to cordless tools, they don’t get much better or beefier than Milwaukee Tools’ M12 Lithium-Ion system. Soon-to-be-released, the new 200-lumen LED Stick Light runs 4 hours on a charge, working both as a handheld light or a hanging work light thanks to the fold-away stainless hook for hanging it in hard-to-reach places.
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Nothing says, “I forgot until the last minute” more than a generic drug store greeting card on an important holiday. Try a little harder this Father’s Day, eh? The guy did produce you after all. Find something like this cheeky Star Wars card from Etsy artist witandwhistle instead. They’re printed on recycled card stock and blank inside for your heartfelt message.
Celebrating 40 years of its most iconic bike, the R 90 S, BMW has recreated & updated their classic superbike with the help of California custom king Roland Sands. While the powertrain and performance parts are modern, cutting edge Beemer equipment, the classic fairing, tank, tail & Daytona Orange paint are all Roland Sands’ handiwork.
Baseball and cocaine? Hey, it was the 80s. For 3-time World Series pitcher Dwight “Doc” Gooden, strikeouts were the name of the game but soon his recreational drug use went into extra innings, resulting in scandal, rehab, and eventually, utter collapse. His new memoir chronicles the record-breaking highs, the lowest lows, and finally the redemption of one of baseball’s living legends.
Here’s one from the “You Might Be A Redneck” file: This handmade bench is built using reclaimed wood from pallets and a vintage tailgate from a pickup truck. NV Custom Furniture makes ’em to order. Choose a Chevy, Ford, or GMC tailgate and pick from their rainbow of paint and wood finish colors.
Made with real cowhide and lined with British wool, this little carry-on suitcase is big enough for a laptop or a change of clothes, maybe both if you’re headed somewhere tropical for the night. Comes with a removable, adjustable shoulder strap.
Crossfit this. Instead of spending grueling weekends playing soldier boy with a troop of disillusioned suburban dads, have a laugh at their expense while chilling & grilling in more practical tactical attire. This BBQ battle-ready Molle system apron offers attachments & pockets for all your weaponry: spatula, tongs, brushes, thermometers, spices, etc. Grill ’Em All!
Bang & Olufsen’s Beolab 14 surround system is designed to work with your decor. Its clean, minimalist design means the sub and satellite speakers will blend into the background while producing theater quality sound. The subwoofer also offers adjustable audio modes for perfect sound anywhere you put it: against a wall, in the corner, or on “free” mode when it’s in the middle of the room.
If you haven’t seen an M.C. Escher print since you moved out of the dorms, you’re not alone. His art does go great with experimental drug use & keg beer. But to be fair, there’s more to the artist than the “trippy” aspect of his work. This forthcoming book from fine bookmakers Thames & Hudson is a vast catalog of Escher’s mind-bending geometric illustrations, lithographs & woodprints, including insights into his artistic process.
Climbing out of the tent for your late-night leak is harsh enough as it is. Tripping and tearing down the tent or getting clotheslined by the clothesline makes it much worse. But those types of accidents are less likely if you use this reflective rope made specifically for such dark and dangerous outings.