We know he was a big dude and thanks to Shepard Fairey we know he had a posse. But what else do we really know about the world’s most famous TV wrestler Andre “the Giant” Rousimoff? Biographer & cartoonist Box Brown tells the whole story on Andre in this new graphic novel.
Only a man with a massive ego, like Rick Ross level, would name a car company after himself. Apparently David Brown is that guy. He created a new luxury car brand that draws from the best of the classic 60s sport cars and remixes them into a contemporary vehicle. In their Speedback GT you see a bit of Thunderbird/Aston Martin in the front end, a bit of Jaguar from the side, & decide for yourself on the rear-end. Under the hood, there’s a supercharged V8.
As a tribute to the Wright Brothers first flight, Zenith has given their Pilot Montre d’Aeronef Type 20 a vintage makeover. They call it the 1903, and it features a matte black case, Arabic numerals, and a burly leather band. It is powered by Zenith’s own 693 Elite movement. Limited edition of 1903 pieces.
Calling this thing “digital paper” is kinda like calling a memory card “digital film” but it gets the point across. Sony’s Digital Paper device is the world’s thinnest & lightest tablet; one that allows users to read, edit, annotate, save & share files from MS Word, Power Point, PDF, & Excel, effectively eliminating the need for paper. It features wi-fi, a hi-contrast reflective display, SD memory card compatibility & a whopping 3-week battery life. Available May 2014.
This California-made gourmet olive oil is pressed with love by a pair of Bay Area brothers. Over the years it has won numerous awards, most recently Best of Class, and Best of Show in the 2013 Napa Valley Olive Oil Competition.
The late James Gandolfini may have perfectly played the heartless mobster role as Tony Soprano but he was a beautiful and complex man. This new biography shares insights on his career as well as his inspiring personal story.
France’s Lehmann Aviation introduced a new version of its LA100 autonomous fixed-wing drone. The new design still carries a user-supplied GoPro Hero camera but now features Wi-Fi connectivity and a new Windows Phone 8-based OperationCenter interface app.
Per capita, the Dutch ride bikes more than anyone anywhere. Something like 99% of the population. So naturally, the Fietsklik bike cargo system comes from the Netherlands. It’s a detachable, lockable platform that attaches to nearly any bike offering a variety of cargo carrying accessories including panniers, messenger bags, and a crate big enough to carry a case of beer.
Sure, he’s man’s best friend, but he’s also a dirty dog. And if you don’t want your car to look like the inside of his doghouse, the Wander Hammock will definitely help. Waterproof, washable & stain resistant, the hammock seat cover attaches to your vehicle at 6 points to keep the dog and his hair, slobber, & muddy paws off your seats.
The Timbre speaker from Australia’s Bruns Acoustics looks like a relic from the early days of rock-n-roll. That is intentional. But beneath the leather handle, salvaged timber exterior and aluminum hardware, the internals are rigged for bluetooth connectivity. There’s also a 75W analog amp in there. Choose from classic woodgrain finishes or their antiqued Relic series.