There’s a reason why people are fanatical about their Apple products and it’s not just because they’re better. You love these products in large part because they are designed to move you. This book features over 200 examples of outstanding design by Jonathan Ive, the company’s Senior VP of Industrial design and explores the brand’s approach to the design process.
Every holiday season for the last 35 years Star Wars gifts have found their way under the tree but this year you can put your beloved spiritual advisor Yoda on the tree. And don’t worry he won’t compete with the reindeer, angels, and elves because they’re make-believe and both you and Yoda are well aware of that fact.
The eco-friendliest way to make stuff is to not make any stuff but we know that’s not happening. So we’ve got to hand it to the Marley brand for at least using eco-minded materials like FSC-certified wood and recycled aluminum in their headphones. By doing so our children and our children’s children might also be able to plug-in and jam out to the timeless sound of Bob Marley & The Wailers.
On the outside, the 2013 Shelby GT500 looks only slightly updated. It’s got that familiar steroid-pumped muscularity but where the real upgrades have been made are in performance. You can look up the whole spec sheet but we just want to inform you this thing will do 200 miles per hour off the lot. Ponder that number for a moment.
Even though it can get a little bloody, cooking steak is not brain surgery. In fact it’s about as easy as cooking gets. But cooking the perfect steak? That takes not just meat & heat but technique. Check this tutorial and recipe out. (Click “view recipe” below)
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.