If you’re a year-round runner, these short-ass Autumn (and soon winter) days mean there’s no avoiding the perilous act of “night jogging.” To help keep you from being the next vehicular victim, Nike is releasing a collection of reflective, high-visibility runners. All the popular models. Very bright idea.
The 2012 Ducati 1199 Piangale isn’t really a recreational machine. It’s more of an off-the-lot racer. This new model packs 20 more horses and weighs 20 pounds less than the current 1198 model. The combination of a 360lb. curb weight and 195 horsepower translates to speed that will peel your face off. Surprisingly, the anti-lock braking system is optional. Hold on tight.
Who came up with the term “sliders” for mini burgers anyway? When’s the last time a slab of beef slid down your throat? Okay, you see what we mean? They should be called “hand grenades” or “burger bombs” (especially when they’re stacked with bacon). Call them anything but sliders.
If shopping blogs stop posting new cameras every week maybe the manufacturers would quit introducing new models every couple days. Yeah, right! That’ll never happen, so let’s get on with it. This here is the Lumix GX1. It’s new. It has more features than anyone needs, like stereo sound to go with full HD footage; it also takes pictures, huge ones.
If you’re the “I lost my wallet” guy, don’t bother getting this one made specifically for travel. Replacing your lost cash, cards, & ID is one thing, but a lost passport or paper ticket in a foreign country is serious. If you’re not a loser though, you’ll appreciate this. It holds all your travel docs, including a special little pocket for your passport.
Instead of Swiss tradition or precious metals, the focus of the Minus 8 watch brand is design. Named for the West Coast time zone, GMT-8, the brand’s creator is renowned designer Dana Krieger, formerly of Teague. From construction to materials to aesthetics, these watches are fresh. West Coast represent. Source
The HR chick manager at work will definitely blow the whistle if you hang that new Snap-On tools calendar in your office. This simple little calendar from Field Notes Brand will keep you employed. It also has numbers and days, just no jugs.
Edward Scissorhands, Nightmare Before Christmas, Beetlejuice …If the films by Tim Burton have transported you to other worlds you’ll most likely enjoy reading about the oddball director/artist. Renowned film critic Antoine de Baecque covers Burton from every angle; from his childhood to his offbeat blockbusting to his place in Hollywood history.
Sorry to sound like Scrooge but nobody is going to do a dance when opening up their generic gift card or new shirt. But you might get a rise out of them with these fake gift boxes. Give Grandma a Beer Beard or dad the iArm and bathe yourself in their bewilderment before they get to the real gift. By then it won’t even matter what you put in the box.