40 years ago when the weed smokers’ bible High Times first hit newsstands, legal weed was just a stoner’s far-off fantasy. Now that the fantasy is becoming reality, the timing is perfect for a history of the world’s most infamous magazine.
They say karma is a bitch. Well, it’s also a pocket-sized portable Wi-Fi device that gives you and up to 8 devices a fast, reliable internet connection all over the USA. No more hunting around for a signal and no contracts or hidden fees, you simply pay as you go.
There are several books you could read about Jimmy Page, Led Zeppelin’s legendary ax-man but here’s one you can just look at. Mr. Page himself hand-selected this collection of hundreds of images spanning 5 decades, shot by over 70 of rock-n-roll’s best photogs.
It’s not every day that Lego adds a new kit to their Ultimate Collector’s Series but when they do, they go big. Boba Fett’s ship Slave 1 that appeared in The Empire Strikes Back, will soon be available as a kit containing nearly 2000 pieces and when completed is 14” wide and 17” tall. It also comes with 5 mini-figures: Boba Fett, a Stormtrooper, a Bespin Guard, & Han Solo in & out of the Carbonite. Available January 2015.
After the death of Buell Motorcycles in 2009, the crew at Magpul Motorworks began a project to reinvent the abandoned 1125R and 1125CRs, Buell’s last bikes. Their reinvented custom machine features a wild, new linkage fork front-end, cockpit set-up, exhaust & tail section in a limited run of just 47 bikes.
TomTom’s Golfer watch tracks all your golf data while giving you graphics and precise yardages to greens and hazards. It comes pre-loaded with course data for over 34,000 courses and updates wirelessly through your smartphone.
Starting a fire like a caveman is cool if you’re Bear Grylls but the fireSLEEVE makes an ordinary Bic lighter waterproof. Much more convenient. The little plastic case also floats, allows you to lock the gas lever on, and features attachment points so you can strap it on and keep it handy.
The Marines in Battalion 3/5 all signed up for action in Afghanistan but little did they know only half of their team would make it through the tour. This book, by veteran Bing West tells the tale of the 50 brave men who miraculously survived 6-straight months of IEDs and ambushes while high-ranking military strategists tried to figure out, well, a strategy.
The Chargerito is the world’s smallest phone charger; roughly the size of a car key fob. Offered with Apple Lightning connection or USB, it also features a built-in bottle opener.
VW is unveiling their XL Sport concept next week at the Paris Motor Show, a fuel-sipping Audi A8 look-alike with butterfly doors that’s powered by an 1199-cc Ducati Superleggera V-twin. Its top speed of 168MPH with just 200 horsepower is achieved through ultra-streamlined aerodynamics. A .258 drag coefficient actually makes this the most aerodynamic sports car in the world.