For 2016, Korean outdoor brand Zerogram is bringing their line of lightweight camping & backpacking gear to the states. Their PCT UL 2 tent is a great example of what they’re all about: it’s an ultralight, 2-person, single-pole design & it’s simple to set up & break down in under 5 minutes. Rated for winds up to 70MPH. full review
Written by Emilio D’Alessandro, Kubrick’s personal assistant & close friend for over 30 years, Stanley Kubrick and Me grants us unprecedented access to the obsessively private life of one of the most important filmmakers in the history of cinema. How he worked, how he lived and what made him tick.
Beer. It truly does makes everything better. And if you’re having a few, you’ll need some snacks. We found an easy way for you to fortify that bowl of mixed nuts on the bar with some home-cooked craft and flavor: Coat them with a mixture of boiled molasses and your favorite ale & throw them in the oven to get glazed.
Mission Workshop’s new Transit series bags transition easily from the rack mounts on your bike straight into the office or overhead compartment. The 19-liter briefcase shoulder bag and the 31-liter weekender duffle both feature weatherproof construction & a lifetime warranty.
With Amazon’s Tap speaker, you’ve got a built-in DJ that will play whatever you tell her to. It features “Alexa” voice control to play all your favorite jams from streaming services like Prime Music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, and TuneIn or via bluetooth from your phone or tablet. 360º dual-speaker Dolby sound & 9-hour playback.
The Phantom 4 is the newest drone from DJI and it’s autonomous, meaning it automatically avoids obstacles as well as detecting humans. 5 cameras help it achieve this ability with on-board software that creates a 3D map of the surroundings for navigation. The main capture camera records in 4K UHD.
In his Oscar acceptance speech, Leonardo DiCaprio made clear that his interests go beyond European supermodels. Namely: the environment. Here’s more evidence: he’s an investor & advocate for Zuli Smartplugs. These plugs are used to automate home appliances as well as switches & thermostats. A network of at least 3 plugs will link with the Zuli app to detect your presence in the home or space, turning on & off accordingly & saving energy.
From Silk to Silicon shares the stories of extraordinary men and women who led transformative changes in technology, media, banking, politics, & more. Names like Genghis Khan, Margaret Thatcher and Intel founder Andy Grove are a few of the people profiled.
Wisconsin-based ESCAPE Homes has created a towable tiny house; the 160 square-foot Vista model is an American-made cabin on wheels with panoramic windows and a customizable modern interior. At 8.5 feet wide and 9.5 feet tall and weighing 6500-pounds, it can be easily towed with a truck or SUV.
ROKA spent 2 years on R&D to create Rapidsight Technology, an innovative optical design that provides much-improved field of view in their groundbreaking R1 goggle. The design gives performance swimmers the ability to swim straighter, more efficiently and ultimately faster.