This new book from Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Hoffman exposes the real-life tale of America’s most valuable Cold War-era Russian spy, Adolf Tolkachev. As a high-ranking official in the Soviet military design bureau, he sold government secrets to the United States for over a decade. Drawing on previously secret CIA documents, Hoffman paints a vivid picture of international espionage at the highest levels.
Your father-in-law will not care that this Han Solo fridge is officially licensed Star Wars merch, but what does he know? This is a functioning mini-fridge that can hold 18 cans of soda and features good old Han encased in Carbonite, peering out at his dad like, “What’s up, bro?”
Looking thoroughly modern in its minimalist, matte black ceramic case, the new Radiomir 1940 3 Days Ceramica nonetheless pays homage to the Italian brand’s 1930’s-era watches. It is powered by a P.3000 hand-wound movement which is visible through the sapphire crystal back.
SanDisk has just released the world’s smallest 128GB flash drive. Only slightly larger than the slot itself, this drive can ride on your keychain or sit practically flush in your laptop where it will give you 128GB of additional memory.
Taipei-based 22 Studio specializes in the creative application of concrete and steel. The Contour Rollerball Pen is a unique, high-quality writing utensil constructed of high-density concrete and stainless steel.
Halo is a smart smoke detector that warns you of smoke, fire, & CO2 levels, plus it provides alerts for natural disaster warnings like earthquakes & tornadoes – even when the internet & TV are out. The Halo backup battery lasts 7 days in the event of a power outage.
Nike’s offshoot Jordan brand just introduced the Flight Runner Golf shoe, bringing the look of a Freesole-inspired Nike runner to the country club green. The shoe features a mesh upper and Flywire lacing for lightweight comfort but also provides the proven grip & stability of Tri-Lock soft spikes.
Made for hot or cold drinks, the design of the Haori Cup brings together two traditional Japanese crafts. The cup is made of Japanese clay, the key ingredient in Hasamiyaki porcelain and wrapped with a bentwood cedar sleeve through a process called Hakata Magemono. The result is a simple, elegant & stackable vessel for your drinks.
The amphibious vehicles from England’s Gibbs Amphitrucks switch from freeway to off-roader to river-runner with the push of a button. The Humdinga model travels at highway speeds & does over 30MPH on water with room for 7. The larger twin-diesel Phibian model can carry up to 15 people & can be set-up with a custom cargo configuration.
Bridging the gap between the entry-level Hero & the higher-end Hero4 Silver, GoPro has just released the Hero+LCD. It features a built-in touchscreen and shoots 1080p 60fps like the Silver but with a burst rate of 5FPS and it shoots 8MP stills. It also offers wi-fi & bluetooth, which the entry level Hero does not.