You’ve gotten pretty good at tackling big jobs with a small tool but these guys might have you beat. Kaufmann Mercantile makes a set of lightweight mini tools that all attach to your keychain. A pocket-sized pry bar, screwdrivers, and waterproof lighter are just a few of their small yet powerful instruments. California made.
You probably have a “friend” who could use this trimmer on his back. Or to trim Nature’s Turtleneck (that fringe of curlies growing up out of his collar.) Be sure to tell your friend this trimmer has an LED control screen offering 175 trim length options.
Black Sabbath. Quit faking that you know something about them and read this book. It’s not Ozzy’s incomprehensible babbling, Iron Man is the legend and lore of the greatest heavy metal band of all time told from Tony Iommi’s perspective. The fact that you draw a blank on Iommi’s name is reason enough to read it.
If you need to get the barn hot enough to breed sheep, this compact, cordless propane heater will do the trick. Just remember the thing is burning propane at 35K BTUs, so never, ever bring it into the bedroom or other enclosed space where you’re trying to do the breeding thing.
For a cartoon band, The Gorillaz have made some badass beats. The new singles collection pulls together 15 of their most colorful cuts, remixes, and collabs—like Danger Mouse, Ike Turner & Mos Def—and showcases a decade of musical innovation, Gorilla-style.
99% of the time you’d be reading some fourth grade attempt at humor combining the words “pork” and “pulling” but we’re throwing you a curve today. Learn how easy it is to cook your own pulled pork at home and move 1 step closer toward adulthood like we’re trying to do.
It’s cool you want to be hands-on and spontaneous, that’s great. Management will really love that. But sketching out designs & ideas on a torn-off sheet of notepaper is something only visionaries and creative directors can pull off. You should get a notebook with grids. Like these.
Finally someone else realized your time is much too valuable for menial crap like turning the dials on your home thermostats to regulate the heat. Nest Thermostat’s aren’t stupid, they learn what temp you like, when, and they keep it there, so you can get back to kicking the world’s ass with one less distraction. Neat fact: the founders of Nest were part of the original iPod development team at Apple.
Parents know Pixar. Toy Story, A Bug’s Life, Cars, etc. But this book isn’t for the kids. The art behind these blockbuster animated movies is nothing short of spectacular. This book digs deep into the film-making process at Pixar and includes color-scripts and amazing development art for every Pixar flick ever made.
The “sport” part in the 2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport means that instead of going full mid-life, you were a good “sport” and compromised. Instead of buying a blown vintage coupe you got an executive slash family car that makes you feel cool for your age.