Despite producing back-to-back #1 records in the early 90s, Texas-based heavy metal band Pantera didn’t survive long enough to garner the acclaim that Metallica and Slayer enjoy today. Extreme metal began receding back underground & then guitarist Dimebag Darrell was murdered by a deranged fan. That ended Pantera. This new memoir from bassist Rex Brown tells the bizarre and trying tale of the influential band.
It’s a good thing that Sony made their new TX30 waterproof to thirty feet as well as freeze- & dustproof. That’s because the 18.2 MP, Zeiss optics-equipped, HD video capable camera is so slim that you’ll forget you’ve got it in your pocket when you jump in the pool. But no worries & as David Lee Roth once enthusiastically exclaimed, “Go ahead & jump!” Available April 2013.
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.”