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.
Whether you ski, bike, boat, surf, or just shoot personal movies at home, you should be shooting with a GoPro HD camera. Their pro-quality mini POV-digi cams are the best all-weather-over-the-handlebars-lost-my-front-teeth-memory-makers you can get. 1080p, variable frame rates, 170º FOV, all that. Photo: Dan Bracaglia
Everywhere we look we signs of the coming apocalypse. War, famine, social unrest, shorter lines at Starbuck’s … And the seeds of fear are planted. Do you have a family escape plan? Plenty of water? Gerber’s got you covered though. Their Gator Machete is the only thing you need in your crisis kit. It’ll get you whatever you need. As seen in The Walking Dead.
Toronto bands today are a dime a dozen yet ironically, they all sound like the same band. Canadian pioneers Rush, however have a very distinct sound. One that’s helped them sell a jaw-dropping 40 million records. This new 3-box “Sectors” set chronicles their Mercury Records years. Each set contains 5 albums in their entirety.
It’s a lock that looks like a water bottle. You can’t drink out of it but you can pull out the cable and lock your bike up. Now go find a water fountain.
Most of us want nothing to do with used rubber. But those crazy kiwis aren’t scared. The crafty dudes at Auckland-based Luxford St. designs take discarded materials like used truck tire tubes and pool table felt and upcycle them into sweet accessories like this iPhone/iPod case.
Instead of classic cornball feel-good flicks, light up your holiday festivities with some blood and guts. UFC’s Ultimate Fight Collection gives you 20 discs of the season’s best fights in all their Spartan glory. Available this December