Created in Japan, the Air Bonsai is a plant-at-home kit that let’s you create your own floating bonsai. Comprised of a ceramic “energy base” and a magnetic plant holder or “little star” that makes your plant float 2 cms above the base, where it will grow naturally. Choose from a variety of plant types, ranging in age from 3 to 25 years old. Another funded Kickstarter.
To celebrate the Blu-ray release of Spectre, the 24th film in the James Bond series, Christie’s of London is hosting a charity auction made up entirely of authentic items from the film. The centerpiece of the auction is an Aston Martin DB10 built exclusively for the movie. Never driven, this unmodified 500 horsepower DB10 comes with a signed certificate by actor Daniel Craig.
Wanna feel out of shape real quick? Jump rope. Then again, wanna get in-shape real quick? Start jumping rope regularly. Smart Rope is just what it says it is, a premium-quality bluetooth-connected jump rope that tracks your jump count, calories burned, and time spent jumping. Smart Rope is available in 5 different lengths to match your height, and its available in chrome, gold, or black finish.
Graphic designer Peter Majarich is obsessed with not just films but movie posters, too. For his self-motivated “A Movie Poster A Day” project he’s in the midst of creating 365 original movie posters. Now they’re for sale. Choose from The Dark Knight, Inception, Mad Max, The Shining, & 361 others.
Weighing just 5 ounces, this 24-liter roll-top daypack from Matador has an internal main compartment made of Hypalon, so it’s totally waterproof. It also packs down to just 5X3X2.5-inches, making it a great backup travel bag or carryall for unplanned excursions.
If you ever packed the family-size bottle into your luggage for vacation or carried it in your backpack far into the wilderness, you’re ready for the latest offering from the King Of All Hot Sauces: Sriracha in packets. 5 grams per packet & available in 50 or 200 pack boxes; exactly what your food requires, everywhere, all the time.
Legacy American guitar maker Fender continues to push their audio expertise into the headphone category. Their new line of in-ear headphones range from the distortion-free DXA1 featuring titanium micro drivers up to the super-premium FXA7 Pro, offering Dual HDBA tweeters, custom 9.25mm precision rare-earth drivers, Groove-tuned bass port & a zero-crossover design.
Officially killed in 1982 when Kodak ceased production of 8mm film, that old home-movie standby of the 60s & 70s is making a comeback. Kodak has created a new Super 8 camera as an alternative to digital that taps into the current “analog renaissance” in photography & filmmaking. Big-time directors like JJ Abrams got their start on Super 8 formats & he’s calling the new Kodak, “a dream come true.”
With its 41mm ceramic case and subdued styling, there isn’t much about the Mark XVIII Top Gun automatic to remind you of the 1980s Tom Cruise movie that inspired it. Not necessarily a bad thing. It features clean aviation instrument styling on the minute & second hand dial with an inset date window, a red inner chapter ring, and an embossed calfskin leather band.
Dustproof, shockproof & waterproof to 30-feet deep, Leica’s latest addition to their X family of cameras is built for adventure and extreme shooting conditions on land & sea. It’s coated in grippy. anti-slip rubber and features a 16.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor, fixed 23mm lens, & a built-in flash plus it shoots 1080p full HD video at 30 frames per second.