Looks tough. It’s made of ballistic nylon with a rubberized bottom & leather details. The strap is made of comfortable seatbelt nylon. It’s pure function. It’s also low profile for when you’re not feeling brave enough to tote it manpurse style. You can jam this little thing into a bigger bag and proceed freely. Or just hand it to your lady friend for a minute. Whatever works.
This Schiit is perverted. Audio “phile” is a perfect term for the guys who create Schiit amplifiers. A tube-amp for your headphones is entering into Cheech & Chong territory. But then you start thinking about it. All of the best music in the world is meant to be heard clear, direct and balanced. And those little earbud speakers in your headphones surely can’t do justice to the White Album or Led Zeppelin IV or 36 Chambers. When you listen, make sure you’re hearing it all.
You carry both your toothbrush and your deodorant in the same bag. Your comb, nail clippers, maybe even a balding product you don’t want to talk about? For these magical items, you need a bag that’s durable, won’t leak and is easy to clean. Constructed from recycled rubber tire innertubes, Seattle’s Alchemy Goods makes all kinds of unique up-cycled bags & accessories—all green design that looks good and makes sense.
If you’ve mastered the art of making POV videos and love to relive the action of surfing, biking or skiing the steeps, you’re gonna like this one. Head and shoulders above the next comparable hobbyist POV cam, the V.I.O. POV.HD camera is a serious, smashproof piece of video equipment. With multiple frame rates, incredible HD resolution and simple remote controls, this thing will survive your slams, slashes & crashes and give you an ultra-wide 142º view of the chaos.
This story is neither pulp nor fiction. But after reading it, you might wish it was. The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival is real. Set in Siberia in the 1990s, a greedy and desperate poacher tangles with the wrong tiger. Award-winning author, John Vaillant, creates a masterful narrative connecting this chilling tale to politics, history and the classic struggle between man and beast. Update: Word is that Darren Aronofsky & Brad Pitt are teaming up to put this tale on the big screen.
Are you a plug-in-every-port type of guy? Well, here’s an easy way to get more USB action out of your desktop. This little doinklet holds your monitor up top, fits your keyboard underneath and features six USB ports for you to plug your whole life into. There’s even a mini-USB port and an AC adapter port for charging the camera battery. Clean up your desk & power up your digitalia. Easy like.
The wood-grain emboss on this Italian leather wallet is from real wood. They could’ve used cheap, faux woodgrain, but no. Hlaska founder, NorCal-based designer, Anthony Mazzei, would not stand for faux. He demanded real wood grain patterns and matched them to all three colors: ebony, cedar & pine.
What are you going to do with your tablet? Like the rest of us, you’ll pretend to use it for work, but after hours or on the road, you’ll be watching movies and cruising the web to find restaurants. The design & function of this Archos tablet won’t leave you hanging. It’s smooth, light and with the newest Android 2.2 brain, it’s fast. It also boasts the highest-quality HD picture of any mobile device.
Automotive heritage & American style come screaming over the finish line in this unique timepiece from L.A.’s March LA.B watchmakers. This collab pays respect to muscle car designer, Carroll Shelby’s, greatest prototype, the Shelby EXP 500 aka the Green Hornet. In a black metal chassis featuring a wood grain dial matching the car’s dash and the classic Cobra logo, this limited edition watch is sure to go fast.
Take the concept of the Swiss Army knife: a multitude of tools all packed into one handy, compact unit. Same principle here. Instead of tweezers, the Swiss RoomBox is a like a hotel room that fits in the trunk of your car. Depending on how you flip and unfold it, you’ve got a kitchen, bed, shower or dinner table all in one ridiculously small, modular package.