Ex-Wall Street trader Joe Peta turned his risk-analysis skills to gambling on baseball, creating a baseball “hedge fund” with a 41% return in its first year. In his new book he shares his secrets as well as stories from the shadowy world of high stakes sports gambling.
Even in the dog days of summer, surfing the icy waters of New England will make your meat thermometer retract up into your body. Surf there in the winter & it will probably just fall off. But maybe not if you’ve got the Surf Sauna waiting for you onshore. It’s a portable sauna designed specifically for coldwater psycho surfers & made-to-order in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. If you don’t want one custom-built for you, just rent it.
The Apollo pant from L.A-based cycling clothier Lunis is made with a blend of nylon, polyester and elastane, offering the technical performance of adventure gear but with tailored styling that transitions easily from the bike lane to the morning meeting.
For a company built on heritage, Harley-Davidson sure is dropping lots of new bikes. Last month it was the 750 Street, now it’s two new cruisers. The 2014 Low Rider retains some of its classic charms with its 5 spoke wheels and wrinkle black trim but the Twin Cam 103 motor is all-new & so are the dual front discs. The smaller 1200T SuperLow is a lightweight entry-level bagger featuring a 1200-CC Evo powerplant.
The Calypso Tag is an Italian leather luggage tag that connects to your smartphone so your luggage will never get lost. Linked with the app, it monitors your bag’s location, and even lets you know when it’s coming out on the conveyor.
Tricked out with convenient ports and display docks for all your devices, the SlatePro is a bamboo desk made for now. It features all sorts of smart innovations: Built-in mouse pad, holes for power cords to keep cables out of sight; it’s even got optional ventilation holes to keep your laptop or keyboard cool under the stress of heavy internetting.
Slam Magazine editor Ben Osborne and a crew of serious sneakerheads put together SLAM Kicks: Basketball Sneakers that Changed the Game. It’s a celebration of basketball shoe history both on and off the court, plus it features all of the sport’s most iconic shoes from the 1930s to today.
Trade in your boring existence for the unending parade of satisfaction, respect, and grilled meat that comes with being a high profile Professional Barbecuer. When you take that leap, this will be your Excalibur: the Gaucho Grill, a 726 square-inch height-adjustable wood-fired grill with a 36-inch spoked Santa Maria wheel and a chain-driven rotisserie.
Fans of true crime, this is all you. Author Walter Kirn retells his unbelievable but true tale from 1998—how an anonymous internet dog adoption drew him into a bizarre 15-year relationship with a wealthy New York socialite who turned out to be an imposter, child kidnapper and a murderer.