Packing light is packing smart. It means you can cover more ground with less effort. And with a well-designed pack like this one from Hill People Gear, you can bring the essentials without any unnecessary bulk. The Tarahumara Pack features an internal loop for your hydration bladder, external pockets, compression straps for locking down your load, plus enough space inside for all your day hike necessities. Source
Smashproof and splashproof are both great qualities for a portable wireless speaker. Powered by an 8-hour Li-Ion battery, the Shoqbox is about the size of 24 oz. tall can and it’s equiped with wOOx technology for big bass. It’s also got a built-in microphone for speakerphone use. Source
Somehow, stuff just seems to stack up in the garage. Here’s one really smart way to make more space and stay organized. The Ladder Lift helps you easily lift your ladder up off the floor to hang overhead. The pulley and hook system makes is quick and simple to hoist up and take down.
On a rainy afternoon or after a few drinks, playing Monopoly can be a good time. But honestly, this classic board game really needed an update. Well, that’s exactly what it got with the release of the all-new The Godfather Collector’s Edition. Redesigned to commemorate the mob movie’s 40th anniversary this new version of the game is straight gangster.
Aston Martin’s latest hand-built thoroughbred is called the Vanquish. Its 183 mile-per-hour 6-liter, V12 power plant enables it to vanquish the competition but this car is really all about elegance & luxury. Bold, flowing body lines; carbon fiber trims, an advanced “infotainment” system and an interior hand-stitched from seven full leather hides, leaves no question that this is truly a GT worthy of the legendary Aston Martin emblem.
Justin James Muir has just self-published A Book Of Beards. The photo book is a collection of 86 crisp, black and white portraits of men with remarkable facial hair. But it’s more than just a beautiful book celebrating weird beards, it’s a non-profit project that benefits the author’s friend, brother and other cancer patients and survivors through the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
These lighted pliers from Craftsman feature a super-bright LED light that helps you see clearly what you’re about cut or grab. Simple isn’t it? Better than holding a torch with your teeth. Dentists don’t recommend that.
By now, standard iPhone speaker dock designs have become a bit tiresome. Sleek, minimalist, boring. But leave it to Italian designers to blow this theory all to hell. The iXoost uses machined aluminum and real exhaust manifolds sculpted into stylish systems that pump sound out of 140W subs and multiple mids.
If you’ve been looking for something new to keep the kids or your lady out of the man cave, this limited edition case for The Walking Dead: The Complete Second Season blu-ray box set might work. The decapitated zombie head contains all four discs. Comes out August 28.
Microsoft made headlines yesterday with the launch of their new Surface Tablet. The big questions: Is it really a business device in disguise? Will its integrated “kickstand”, the 3mm thin keyboard/cover, and the yet unproven Windows RT OS be enough to convince consumers to choose Surface over iPad or even something like the Windows-powered Asus 600? Only time will tell.