Why wouldn’t you employ a robot to clean your gutters? It won’t fall off the ladder and sue you. All you have to do is drop this Lithium battery powered crud cleaner into your gutter then stand down below feeling smart while drinking a craft beer. When it’s finished doing your dirty work, hang it on the belt clip and go show it off to the guy next door.
Unlike most of Hollywood’s big, sizzling blockbusters, the forthcoming film Gangster Squad actually has a true story attached to it. This true crime tale from Paul Lieberman chronicles L.A.’s secret anti-mob police unit that operated back in the 40s as New York gangsters migrated west. Even though it doesn’t have Emma Stone nude, the book might just be better than the movie.
Nope, not the new Hummer. Guess again. It’s a Conquest. They build handcrafted SUVs & their latest is the Evade. Despite looking a bit like an armored-car, which is their specialty, this nearly $600K, Ford-powered brute is all about luxury. In addition to front and rear night vision cameras, it’s got a plush limo-style interior and 3 sunroofs.
Inside your house is one place on earth where you can’t get a cell signal. Believe it or not there are still others, too. Mountaintops, what’s left of the rain forest, Montana, places like that. For those remote areas, the app-driven SPOT Connect links your phone to communication satellites allowing you to send text, email, and above all, emergency SOS messages back to civilization. Source
Basketball fans have recently taken up a debate over whether the ’92 Olympic Dream Team would beat the ’12 Olympic squad that just took Gold. Global marketing mastermind Jay-Z aka Hova aka Jigga Man stepped in with a plan to settle this dream team debate. A new video game. He exec-produced NBA 2K13, a forthcoming all-star hoop game for XBox, PS3, etc. Should be baller. Release date: Oct. 2.
Technology continues to creep steadily into everyday objects, like touchscreen refrigerators & bluetooth chew toys for the dog. Now the screwdriver is getting crept on. This motion-activated, gyro-powered screwdriver makes it easier: Just a quick twitch of the wrist instead of flipping a switch to go from forward to reverse. How have we survived this long without it? Available October 1. Source
The hottest summer on record in U.S. history just got a little warmer. Details on the 2013 Range Rover just hit the web. Like its predecessor from last year, this new one is another stunning status symbol, replete with V8 power and lots of leather & woodgrain. Auto media haters however, are already drawing comparisons to the Ford Flex. Deliveries scheduled to start in December 2012.
This backpack from The Real Deal Brazil looks like it’s seen some hard miles because it has. Before being transformed into a pack it lived a full life as tarp covering truck payloads on the sketchy freeways of Brazil. Fully upcycled and made in Brazil, the Belem pack is TRDB’s latest offering. Their original recycled tarp product is a wide brimmed sun hat, seen on Woody Harrelson’s head in the movie Zombieland.
Most times when the trusty Leatherman comes out, you’ve got a situation on your hands. And because this new Leatherman multi-tool is fully operable with just one hand, an industry first, it makes emergency repair jobs much easier. Spring-loaded pliers and wire cutters plus 11 other tools puts a lot of power in your one free hand. Available Fall 2012.
If your kids have been bugging you to get them a horse, maybe try this before going all in on the 4-legged kind. Serene Seahorses’ complete turnkey kits give you everything you need to start your own little seahorse ranch. Tank, pump, water conditioners, even a hitching post. Seriously, a hitching post.