Tascam makes professional audio gear. Their new iM2 plugs into your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch and turns it into a high-quality stereo recorder that you can take everywhere. Perform high-tech feats like capturing stereo sound while you film HD video on your phone. Or make a bootleg concert recording. It’s pocket-sized pro audio.
Cardboard is good for boxes but it’s not the greatest flavor for a sandwich. Or a soup. If you’ve got a Mobile Foodie Survival Kit in your pocket, you can give cardboard cuisine a dash of flavor with your own handy array of organic herbs and spices. They’re small, stackable and stashable.
Most of us don’t want our home to look like a bar but if it felt like a bar, that would be cool, right? A handmade Italian glass and stainless foosball table from Teckell will do it. You’ll easily be able to maintain your home’s formal setting while opening it up to some good old-fashioned beer hall foos.
Some guys just call a contractor. Other guys save an amazing amount of money by doing the job themselves. If you fall into the latter, you might deserve Ryobi’s badass 18-Volt cordless multi-tool kit. A whole range of adapter heads snap on to this unit for chopping, drilling, cutting, sanding … get that DIY done right.
There’s no shortage of hand grenade-themed products out there. These are oil lamps made from real US Army surplus grenades. Instead of blowing off your arms, these disarmed grenades burn scented lamp oil and provide warm, consistent mood lighting. Isn’t that nice?
Don’t let the process of wallet selection take up too much time in your life. This slim, modest little unit is handmade with genuine leather and British wool felt. It’s got a pocket for coins. Unless you’re one of those coin jingler types, this wallet has your back pocket written all over it.
The iPhone Lens Dial mounts to your phone and gives you the option of a Wide Angle, Fisheye, or Telephoto lens for your phone photos. The fact that it’s the same price and same size as many point-and-shoot cameras is irrelevant because those cameras don’t have a built-in phone. Right? Right.
Local heirloom free-range, organic, grass-fed, farm-to-table, cruelty-free edible mammals still have to be butchered. This book will show you how to do it right step-by-step. It might also have the effect of pushing you that one last step to vegetarianism. Sharpen your cleaver and find out.
See Colombia like a kingpin. No bodyguards needed. Excursionist offers a unique two-week tour focused on Colombia’s top exports: coffee, coca, and gold. From your luxury houseboat on the reefs you can speed ashore to visit Pablo Escobar’s family, tour jungle coffee groves, and view one of the largest gold collections in the world.
Have you bought into all this twenty-twelve apocalypse malarkey? We don’t mean an emotional buy-in, we mean literally, buying in. Act scared, man. Then you’ve got an excuse to get this 7-piece Gerber weapon kit: An axe, a couple machetes, several small knives. All stealth and packed in a durable canvas case.