Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon.com is now hawking his own story in addition to the millions of other products sold through his ubiquitous online empire. It’s a heart-warming tale of visionary business savvy and the relentless pursuit of profit one click at a time.
The artisans from Starling Ink are turning hubcaps from classic cars into functional, funky wall clocks that will look badass hanging on the wall of your man room or garage. They have hubcaps from all makes and models, maybe even your first car if you got your license back in the 70s.
Law & Order: great cop show, a multi-Emmy winner and the longest-running TV drama of all time. Now the whole 20+ plus years has been packaged into a 104-disc collection, which seems like it will take about 10 years to watch.
How do these “floating” lamps work? The answer is electromagnets. Incidentally, this is also the answer to how most of Criss Angel’s illusions work.
Upon checking into his hotel, Hunter S. Thompson ordered cases of Wild Turkey delivered to his room. And Rolling Stone always picked up the tab. How could they not? Thompson was inventing his own booze & drug-fueled genre called Gonzo journalism. He was the mag’s main badass & he did what he wanted.
Since nobody can ready your handwriting, this super-easy video memo pad might help you get your point across faster. Operated with three simple buttons, it allows you to record and play messages up to 3 minutes in length. It’s also got a magnetic back so you can stick it on the fridge, for the old “drink my last beer and die” message.
Don’t you have enough plastic and polymer products in your life already? Wood is a a good alternative. Root makes wooden cases for your MacBook, iPad, and iPhone out of bamboo, zebrawood, walnut & wenge. So, ah, nature up your technology.
Most people take their old, scratched up lens filters and rip fools off selling them on eBay as “New, in original packaging.” Dallas-based up-cycler Joel Malone found something else to do with them. He uses them for drink coasters. Good thinking, man.
There’s a whole boatload of product out there with Steve McQueen’s name stamped on it. The latest is a new collection of Tag Heuer watches inspired by the late actor/motorsports enthusiast. The Monaco Collection features several watches in special colorways, trims, and designs reflective of McQueen’s love of high-performance racing.
National Geographic writer Scott Wallace’s new book is a first-person account of his expedition into the depths of the Amazon rain forest on the hunt for the last of the un-contacted native tribes. No, he wasn’t going to warn the “fleicheros” about the construction of a new Super Wal-Mart on their sacred lands, but close. Read it and find out.