Germany’s Wüsthof brand has been crafting high-quality knives for 200 years. To celebrate their bicentennial, they created a set of forged carbon steel knives—a material that is harder and stays sharp longer than stainless. The set includes a paring knife and a classic chef’s knife featuring rosewood handles.
20 years before the first color film, a process called photolithography gave America its first glimpse of color photographs. This new book from Taschen features hundreds of early photochroms and Phostint postcard images produced in color by the Detroit Photographic Company between 1888 and 1924. From landscapes & cityscapes to incredible portraits of American life, it takes you through the past in vivid colors.
Like all their tools, Dremel’s new Ultra-Saw is versatile. It’ uses 3.5 & 4-inch blades to cut metal, make flush cuts in wood, and even works as a grinder/surfacer. It will definitely go through a finger like butter, too, so be careful.
Instead of another tourist trap, go explore the Scottish highlands instead. While you’re there, rent out the Beer Moth. It’s a unique accommodation to say the least: a 1954 Commer Service truck converted into a hotel on wheels that can be moved all around the expansive estate grounds of Inshriach House near Inverness, Scotland. via
On June 3rd, 2014, Breaking Bad: The Complete Series will be out on Blu-ray. Yup, all 62 episodes uncut backed up with a bunch of supplementary scenes and extra features.
In the old days, drying off after a swim or shower was as easy as picking up a towel and toweling off. But not now. We know too much; even the cleanest towels are no less than a swamp of bacteria and harmful germs. The solution: blow yourself with the Body Dryer. It uses air instead of germs to get you dry.
This set of 12 Game Of Thrones Lego minifigs are obviously not for kids based on the price. They are also not “official” but neither of these facts should keep you from clicking the “buy” button.
In this age of craftsmen and ’makers, showing off your tools is right up there with beard grooming. But if you prefer to keep your tools out of sight until you really need one, Strelka’s Toolbook will keep a set of 4 screwdrivers and 6 hex wrenches hidden on your bookshelf in the form of a slim, book-like box that will blend right in with the actual books. via
If filming your own exploits with a GoPro is something you enjoy, you’re likely to find the Dual Hero System at least twice as radical/awesome/sick. It’s a housing that holds 2 side-by-side GoPro Hero cameras to capture simultaneous footage. Their GoPro Studio editing software then combines & converts the 2D content into 3D video & photos.
Per capita, the Dutch ride bikes more than anyone anywhere. Something like 99% of the population. So naturally, the Fietsklik bike cargo system comes from the Netherlands. It’s a detachable, lockable platform that attaches to nearly any bike offering a variety of cargo carrying accessories including panniers, messenger bags, and a crate big enough to carry a case of beer.