You know the old saying, “If you don’t have something nice to say, keep your mouth shut.” Sure but silence doesn’t mean you can’t get your point across. Go beyond the bird with this guide to rude hand gestures of the world. Study up and you too, can be globally offensive.
If you dream of taking an epic mission by motorcycle, the roadtrip experts at Harley-Davidson’s Authorized Tours can steer you in the right direction. They offer fully-supported global tours: Europe, Africa, Route 66, Australia and beyond. Now you know.
The U/C/K knife from Vancouver-based Hawthorne Company has an odd name, but it stands for Utility, Camp, Kitchen. It’s a tough and versatile little stainless steel knife that you should strap to your belt. But since this knife could also be used in a Field or Forest, we think they should change the name to something more memorable.
We’ll recommend this book in as few words as possible: Brain-injured outcast teen begins writing to jailed serial killers and develops trusting friendships, then the killers confess more crimes to him. Sounds good? NBC bought the script rights to this one. Happy Holidays.
Carved and sculpted entirely from pink Himalayan salt, this set of shot glasses with matching serving tray will add the perfect snap of saltiness to your favorite tequila.
Being an audiophile technically is a kind of perversion, so you creeps who know about McIntosh amps will be feeling warm and weird right now. The McIntosh mantle clock is a tribute to the design and styling of the brand’s classic stereo amps, using the same faceplates, meters, and trippy blue lights. Looks like it’s time to rock-and-roll.
Custom bike culture is big in Australia and Destino Custom Garage is one of the country’s best builders. They take stock, boring metric cruisers and turn them into works of rideable art like what you see here. One of only four made (and sold by invitation only) the Samurai is built off an unnamed 1100-cc powerplant and absolutely dripping with custom fabbed parts. Source
Once hot buttered rum cools down it tastes like crap. Keep it hot for the holidays with this architect-designed kettle. Clean lines and proven insulating power make this a great alternative to sipping slimy rum out in the cold.
Unless you were in all the right places to be in NYC from New Year’s Day 1973 to New Year’s Eve 1977, you missed it. These were transformative, experimental years in the city’s music scene and even though you missed out, you can read about it now in this new book. Punk rock, hip hop, disco, salsa, jazz and cross-pollination of all types went down. Read up and act like you know.
Sometimes the whole “collabo” thing gets a little weird. We’re not saying that’s the case with this Baxter of California x PORTER Japan limited edition grooming kit. Not at all. This travel-friendly kit includes high-quality German-made tweezers, a nail clipper, and a glass nail file. Nothing weird about that.