Wacom tablets are the preferred choice of digital artists and graphic designers and their latest creation, the Inkling sketch pen takes this marriage of hand-drawn and digital, one step further. The ballpoint pen captures a digital copy of your doodle, drawing, or design from the paper you drew it on and automatically transfers it to your computer.
We hate it, too, but the sad fact is, summer is pretty much toast. The days are already growing shorter and soon the nights will get downright chilly. Maybe if you cover your carcass with a cozy, pullover thermal hoodie like this fine specimen from James Perse, fall won’t feel so frigid.
The Cornhole game can be played a multitude of ways. The ways that aren’t illegal or incredibly painful require two boards with a hole in them and little cloth bags filled with corn that you throw through the hole—like a safer version of horseshoes. Get your mind out of the gutter and order these custom NFL cornhole boards in time for tailgate season. Soon it will be your favorite game, just take care in explaining it.
The Volkswagen camper van is one of the most iconic vehicles of all time. Everyone from 60s-era hippies to vintage collectors loves the quirky charm of the squared-off design. Now Lego is releasing a decked-out model of the original T1-Type 2 Westfalia camper. It’s even got a lava lamp in the back. So groovy.
If you don’t pass out or vomit on the elevator ride up, you’ve probably got what it takes to strap in and hang out on the edge of Toronto’s CN tower—over 1100 feet off the ground. What’s 1100? Well, the Statue of Liberty is 155-feet tall, the deck of Seattle’s Space Needle is 520. Still want to go up and dangle?
The soon-to-be-released Sifteo game cubes are a new kind of puzzle. A sort of a digital mash-up of Sudoku, Rubik’s Cube, and a more cerebral Angry Birds type game experience. The number and variety of games cleverly designed to give you an interactive, mental challenge is growing every day. Shake, flip, match, and move your game cubes as each different game requires. Yes, you can let the kids play with them but you don’t necessarily have to.
It feels like we’ve barely got time for coffee and a slice of toast in the morning, but if you woke up one morning to the smell of fresh donuts coming from your kitchen, you might just slow your roll. This counter top donut machine is mess-free, easy to use, and makes batches of 30 mini donuts at a time. Think that’ll be enough?
Backing up your files would be easier if you didn’t have to think about it. Thanks to the geniuses at LaCie, their new CloudBox makes a life-safer into a no-brainer. Simply load your valuable files onto the box and they’ll be automatically backed up online to the cloud. The CloudBox includes a 1-year, 100GB subscription to cloud storage that’s easily renewable.
If you’re a low profile guy who also happens to be a sports fan, it can be tough to show your team pride without looking like a billboard. These wallets, made from leather and genuine, game-used MLB team jerseys could be the thing. Each full-grain leather wallet features a small emboss of the team name and the wallet lining is made from jersey. Online authentication let’s you find out exactly which game your jersey played in.
There was an episode of the Brady Bunch where the whole family got locked in an empty jail cell. They tied all their shoestrings and belts together, fashioning a lasso to snag the key hanging outside. If Mike had this survival belt on, hand-tied from over 100-feet of 550 Parachute cord, he could’ve snagged the key without insisting that Alice remove her pantyhose. Even though that was the best part.