The 2009 Academy Award-winning animated short Logorama, focused on the use of logos and brands, telling the story of our times through the products and services that surround us on a daily basis. Ludovic Houplain, the film’s co-director and researcher, has now released a book that catalogs an exhaustive collection of over 7000 current logos, symbols and trademarks from around the world.
In the wide world of watches, if there’s one thing lacking, it’s choice. With only about 17,642 brands and styles to choose from, we timekeepers are all clamoring for a new brand to check out. Found one: The Hudson River Watch Company is making great looking, classic style watches designed right there on the banks of the Hudson in NYC. Each of their 9 models is inspired by and named after a New York City street.
Gerber makes some of the world’s best knives and multitools, so we’re sure these little rigs from their Daily Carry collection will be just as badass. They’re just way smaller & easier to carry. They’ve got blades, multi-drivers, and one that’s a bottle opener/LED light and each weighs just 1 ounce. Clip them to your zipper or keychain and you’ll have the tool you need within reach.
Everyone knows that best actors play the same character in every movie, themselves. Clint Eastwood is one of those actors and this 24-disc Collector’s Edition boxset will prove it. It’s an expansive collection of 40 of his films spanning nearly 50 years and it’s all Eastwood.
She said to toss out those dusty old speaker cabinets, but we have a better idea. Slide them into the manroom and hook up The Vamp. This little device easily connects to the speaker & links with your Bluetooth music player to turn any old speaker into a wireless sound system.
We checked with some experts and it’s confirmed: this is a motorcycle. As you can plainly see, the guys at Birmingham, Alabama’s Confederate motorcycles are playing by their own rules when it comes to bike design. They’ll only make 7 of these big-bore V-twin R135 Wraith Combat models, so if you think you’d know what to do with this thing, you better jump in line.
The RetroN 5 is the latest version of the secretly worshipped universal retro video game system. Improving on the RetroN 4, the new system has 5 cartridge slots allowing vintage game nerds to use original NES, SNES, Genesis, Famicom, Game Boy Advance, Super Famicom, Mega Drive, Game Boy Color and Game Boy cartridges.
Revealing their 2015 A3/S3 sedan at the New York Auto Show this week, car geeks were pleasantly surprised to see that Audi has gotten a bit more serious about their children’s cars. Inside, this little sedan is exactly what you’d expect: high-tech & leather. Available with 4 engine choices, from a 170hp 1.8 TSFI 4 to a turbo-Diesel option all the way up to the S3’s high-output 2-liter TFSI model, the new entry level Audi options are looking solid.
This keyring-size rechargeable backup power supply called Fuel is the world’s smallest cell phone charger. When you need 20-30 more minutes of juice, just plug into the little guy.