The ultimate Hobbit/LOR series movie box set will soon be available. The Middle-Earth Limited Collector’s Edition includes 30 Blu-ray discs: Extended cuts of An Unexpected Journey, Desolation of Smaug, Battle of the Five Armies, Fellowship of the Ring, Two Towers, and Return of the King, plus all the extensive behind-the-scenes documentaries. Each film is packaged as an ancient leather-bound book and comes in a wooden bookshelf. The collection also includes Bilbo & Frodo’s Red Book of Westmarch featuring re-created concept art from the films. Available October 4th.
Designed by a 13-year-old girl from New Zealand, the Kindling Cracker chops split firewood down into kindling without an axe. The cast iron device has a 6.5” diameter top ring where you place the wood. Strike the piece of wood with a mallet or even another piece of wood to split it down into smaller fire-starting kindling. via
In addition to wide-ranging research, Author Dan White traveled across the nation experiencing camping in all sorts of settings to examine & animate the American evolution of outdoor recreation.
The Walabot DIY pairs with your Android phone to see through walls, allowing you to detect wiring, studs, plastic & metal pipes, and more, making DIY construction projects, quicker & easier. It’s powerful enough to see 4 inches into cement & can even detect movement—rodents beware.
The wireless, battery-powered Pop Home Switch lets you control lights, music and other smart devices anywhere in your home. Each switch can be programmed to control up to 3 custom commands. They are compatible with Philips Hue, LIFX, August, Sonos, Harmony, Lutron, Insteon, and Belkin WeMo as well as the Harmony hub-based remote.
This is a powerful, pocket size 360-lumen rechargeable flashlight with an impressive beam distance of over 200 feet. Roughly the size of a car key fob & featuring a metal end loop, it’s a tough but lightweight keychain light.
British watchmaker Christopher Ward took a truly rare & iconic classic—the Aston Martin DB4 Zagato as its inspiration for the Limited Edition C9 DB4 1 VEV automatic. The dials on the 43mm case draw from the style of the car’s gauges & the case back features an aluminum steering wheel-shaped cutaway and engraved “engine” numbers. Just 19 of these watches will be made.
The BeoVision 14 is a fully connected 4K Ultra HD LED TV featuring app-integration and a bigger, more immersive sound than most standalone speaker systems. Its square shape is balanced by an exchangeable speaker cover featuring a unique oak wood option or several other customizable colors. The screen is made of anti-reflection coated glass. 40” & 55” sizes will be offered when it is released in December of this year.
The infamous Texas-based metal band Pantera imploded long before legendary guitarist Dimebag Darrell was shot by a deranged gunman at a 2004 show in Ohio. A decade earlier they were the kings of underground metal who became mega-stars overnight with the release of Far Beyond Driven—which debuted at #1 on the Billboard charts. This is the first-ever authorized visual history of one of the most important metal bands of all time.
The Anglr Tracker turns any old fishing pole into a smart rod. The small, pole-mounted sensor tracks your cast count, cast direction, reeling behavior, and fight time for every catch. It can also drop pins to keep track of your secret spots. All the data is charted & displayed with a dedicated app & robust dashboard interface.