The Green Revolution is real. It must be, right? How else could a blend of super-caffeinated coffee called Death Wish that’s 200% stronger than a regular roast, actually be Fair Trade & certified organic? This would seem to suggest that having a Death Wish is actually a good thing.
No matter how many more times DeNiro plays guys like old man Focker, his performance in Taxi Driver remains golden. And now nearly 40 years after the movie’s debut, Taschen is releasing a 400-page photography book featuring never-before-published still images from Taxi Driver’s production, shot by “special photographer” Steve Shapiro.
Daddy is so busy he doesn’t even have time to scrape the black char off the barbecue before tossing on the steaks. Enter the Grillbot, a robotic grill cleaner. Push the button and watch its 3 wire brushes work while saving your bicep strength for those 12-ounce curls.
If you’ve never eaten a Reuben sandwich you may not know what’s in it. So here: it’s a Swiss cheese & corned beef, sando with sauerkraut and of course a special sauce, which is similar to Thousand Island dressing. Reubens are also served hot, okay? Now go make one, eat it, & be stoked.
Puma’s latest running shoe gimmick technology is called Mobium. It’s a finely tuned elasticized band built into the shoe’s outsole that ads extra bounce and stability exactly where and when your foot needs it most. The idea is that the shoe mimics the expansion & contraction of the tendons in your foot, enhancing your natural movements.
Paper is a renewable resource but considering its production footprint, any alternative material is worth a look, especially something as good as this. Repap is ‘paper’ made using calcium carbonate, which is recovered from stone quarries and waste from the building industry. Making it requires no petroleum, trees or water and the paper itself contains no acids or chlorine yet feels just like a normal notebook. Source
As the use of iPad as a service and point-of-sale device continues to grow, the e-commerce experts at Square are offering a “business in a box” package that allows you to set up a checkout counter that’s considerably more official than simply swiping cards through your phone or tablet. The kit includes a Square Reader, an iPad stand, a cash drawer, & receipt printer.
The 3Doodler pen takes drawing and doodling into the third dimension. Like a handheld 3D printer, this pen extrudes a heated, quick-drying ABS plastic allowing you to take your artistic creations from flat surfaces into the air to become 3D objects. Instead of a lowly “doodler” suddenly, you’re a “sculptor.”
Nobody’s gonna buy the new Bentley Flying Spur for the 6-liter W12 power plant or the 8-speed tranny. Bentley guys are all about the woodgrain, the handstitched leather & that winged-B hood badge. Of course this gigantic new sedan is loaded with all of it, including a touchscreen command center, a Naim audiophile quality sound system, & even massage seats in the back.
In an emergency survival situation, the Survival Grenade could keep you from becoming a buzzard’s lunch. Not because it will blow those scavengers to smithereens but because with survival supplies including everything from a firestarter to fishing tackle bundled up in 10’ of military paracord, you probably won’t die in the first place.