The tit-for-tat battle between the Ford Mustang and the Chevy Camaro is about to kick in to gear again. When the 2012 Camaro ZL1 hits the pavement early next year juiced up with it’s 550-horse, 6.2-liter, six-speed 8, those Mustang dudes with the new Boss 302 are gonna start sweating.
If these Beastie Boys action figures were a penny less than the $750 price-tag, it would be a little sad wouldn’t it? Like, if they were at K-mart for $6.99 they’d suck. You’d be like, damn the Beastie’s musta hit the skids. But nope, those 3 rich-ass, groundbreaking white dudes are donating the proceeds of this limited edition collection to children’s cancer charities.
It doesn’t matter where you’re headed off to, 1 pair of shoes is never enough for the trip. Instead of taking up all the space in your luggage with heavy, hard-to-pack shoes, clip a pair of these foldable, packable Radler Trail Camp shoes to your bag and hit the road. Made of water-repellent ripstop and recycled rubber with a fleece liner, they’ll lighten your load without cramping your style.
The soon-to-be-released Sifteo game cubes are a new kind of puzzle. A sort of a digital mash-up of Sudoku, Rubik’s Cube, and a more cerebral Angry Birds type game experience. The number and variety of games cleverly designed to give you an interactive, mental challenge is growing every day. Shake, flip, match, and move your game cubes as each different game requires. Yes, you can let the kids play with them but you don’t necessarily have to.
Japanese builders have long been the vanguard of high-style, underground bike design but now Taiwan-based design house Rough Crafts is making some noise. Their fully custom builds blend old school style and modern technology for bikes that look classic but won’t leave you stranded in a pool of oil. Their Iron Guerilla model (shown above) beefs up and murders-out a ’10 HD Iron, transforming it from bone-stock into a beautiful beast.
The honeymoon with your iPad is obviously over now that you’re using it to swipe through spreadsheets and Powerpoint presentations. You might as well just store it with the rest of your work materials. The BinderPad pouch allows you to click your iPad right into the rings of that beloved three-ring binder you keep all your other crap in.
Race like a bat out of hell from San Francisco to New York while laying on the couch. Get EA’s latest racing game, The Run. With multi-player online technology as well as Autolog to keep your racing stats in order, the game is also powered by the new Frostbite 2 engine for visuals that is so legit you’ll wish your couch had a five-point safety harness.
Judgmental types might think that having a collapsible stainless steel shot glass on your keychain is a sign of a little drinking problem. But they’re wrong. The people who are hitting it off the bottle like pirates are the ones with the problem. You’re what is called a professional. (source)
Denzel Washington played the “world’s most notorious drug kingpin” Frank Lucas in the movie version of this tale. But this book is straight from the horse’s mouth. Frank Lucas himself wrote out his incredible story of rising from poverty in the south to international infamy, becoming New York City’s number one heroin dealer. How did he get bounced early from a hefty prison bid and how did he survive to tell this tale? Read it and find out.
Raise your hand if you want to have a small mechanical arm installed in your car to hold your phone. Okay, that makes nobody. So, how about just dropping a grippy little self-adhesive silicone pad on the dash to hold your mobile device in place? Way easier. Even if you drive like a psychotic dick, the phone is staying put.