Last year’s HTC One was the brand’s best phone ever. Now it’s even better. The new version of their flagship phone is called the One (M8) and it not only looks great, it’s loaded: 5-inch 1080 display, Motion Launch gesture control, Duo Camera, and dozens of other face-melting features that may have you 2nd guessing that new iPhone purchase.
The essence of bourbon gives Whiskey Barrel Coffee its unique flavor. Green coffee beans are aged in old bourbon barrels where they absorb the goodness before a traditional European air roasting. Then the finished product is packaged in a whiskey bottle with a hand-dipped wax seal.
The Huntington Baseball Co. makes classic baseball equipment. Their Burley Bat No. 5 is handmade from kiln-dried Northern White Ash and weighs in at 2.5lbs. For home-runs or self-defense, nothing beats the “crack” of a real wood bat.
Detroit-based Shinola brand is part of the beleaguered city’s comeback story. They partnered with Swiss watchmakers Ronda LTD and set up a state-of-the-art watch factory in Detroit’s College For Creative Studies building where they’re turning out timepieces like the Runwell Contrast Chrono. It features a stainless steel case, and a Detroit-built Argonite 5030 high-accuracy quartz movement.
If propane flavored steaks aren’t your thing; if a stainless steel grill the size of your garage also isn’t your thing, maybe this compact charcoal grill is. It’s classic, featuring cast iron grates, an adjustable firebox, and a chimney with an adjustable damper for optimum smoke-age.
Honda just unveiled a pair of new concept bikes at the Osaka Motorcycle Show. The NM4-01 & the NM4-02 both feature interesting geometry and sport Honda’s NC series 745cc motor plus a Dual Clutch Transmission, which will make shifting easier for beginners.
The SnapRays Guidelight saves you a socket by taking the plug-in night light out of the outlet and mounting it right in the plug plate itself. LEDs provide the light and it requires no hard wiring. It also saves energy by using a sensor to turn on at night & off during the day.
Stephen King is a writing machine. He’s got two new novels coming out this year, both dark and troubling in ways only King can conjure. Mr. Mercedes is due out in June, chronicling an obsessed killer who uses a Benz as a lethal weapon. Revival is due out in the fall: an electrifying novel about addiction, fanaticism, and what might exist on the other side of life.
The V3 is the latest version of the very powerful and very portable Nikon 1, made for shooting sports and high-speed action. Its enhanced 18.4-MP sensor is now paired with Nikon’s new EXCEED 4A processor to achieve the world’s fastest continuous frame rate—a lightning fast 20 fps at full resolution. Cinema-quality video capability and built-in wi-fi are also part of the package.
Featuring technical drawings on vintage-style paper stock, these posters transform old patent diagrams into wall art. Collective Oliver Gal has created a whole series with prints from iconic patents: a 1928 Harley, the Porsche 911, the Wright Bros. flying machine, and the Gibson Les Paul among others.