In the World According to Star Wars, author Cass Sunstein uses George Lucas’ modern mythology as a fundamental cultural backdrop to explore profound questions about being a parent, a child, and a human.
It looks like the crates of TNT from Kentucky’s Black Rock Powder Company will blow your place sky high but the fact is, they’re not explosives, just fire starters. Made from recycled sawdust & paraffin, these 8-inch long dynamite-style fire starter sticks come packed in a cedar wood crate & burn for 30 minutes.
Sony’s Glass Sound Speaker is a wireless Bluetooth speaker built into an LED lantern, a unique speaker that merges form & function, to provide not just mood lighting but the perfect soundtrack as well. Available in May.
The North Face doesn’t just make gear for alpine adventures, and their new Access Pack proves it. This 22-liter pack is built to carry all your gear & gadgets: A 15-inch laptop, tablet, phone, cables, cords, chargers and everything else. An EVA foam body keeps your gear protected & ejector tabs on the pockets allow for easy access to it all.
For truly ultralight adventures, everything you carry must be multi-purpose and Vargo’s Titanium Bot definitely is. It’s a bottle & a pot: A one-liter vessel for your water and other drinks as well as a cookpot for making your meals. It weighs just 4.7 ounces—less than most standard water bottles.
If you’ve been pondering how to take your brick oven cooking skills on the road, the Relic has you covered; it’s a portable brick oven with a stylish, durable, modular & most importantly, mobile design. The combination of a built-in firebox & lightweight dome create temps between 800-1100 degrees—exactly what you want for perfect brick oven pizza. The Relic fits directly onto 22” kettle-style grills like Weber’s Silver & Gold models.
The designers of the Yohann stand create interior parts for Mercedes, Audi & Porsche, and they built this contoured stand to provide three stable positions for using, watching, or working on your iPad. Whether it’s positioned vertically or horizontally, on hard surfaces or soft, your tablet rests stylishly in its cradle. Available in wood or glossy fiberglass construction.
With its torquey upgrade to a 400-horsepower, 5-cylinder power plant and a decidedly aggro front fascia, the all-new 2017 TT RS has come a long way from its earliest iterations as the German Miata. Available as a coupe or a roadster, the Quattro-equipped AWD TT slides through all 7 gears via its dual-clutch S-Tronic transmission. NO word yet on whether Audi will offer a manual shifting model or when it may arrive in the USA.
Sure, it looks like a trash can but it cooks as good as any high-end grill. The Po’ Man is a simple and solid charcoal grill with the capacity to cook more meat than you can shake a skewer at. It is vented from the bottom where the coal box sits beneath the adjustable-level steel grill grates.
The Approach X40 band from Garmin is made for golf—displaying distances to the front, back and middle of the green, plus hazards, auto shot tracking & post round analysis. If you happen to do anything other than golf, it also tracks fitness metrics: steps, distance, calories burned, heart rate and activity intensity.