England’s Wish Co. offers some wild experiences from helicopter flying lessons to driving Ferraris but they’ve really outdone themselves with the “Riot Control Training Experience.” Civilians like you sign up to spend a day learning riot control tactics in a full-throttle clash scenario. At the halfway point, you turn over your helmet & baton and switch places with the rioters, giving you the opportunity to throw rocks and be brutalized.
When it’s naked, your iPhone isn’t really built for the abuse it takes from filming all your crazy antics. The Hitcase is a suit of armor purpose-built to protect & enhance the filming capabilities of your iPhone. The system includes the case, a 2-element glass wide-angle lens, GoPro compatible railslide mount, multiple hands-free mounts, wrist strap and an app for monitoring the action as it happens.
Delivery membership clubs for everything from steaks to wine to shaving supplies are great for exposing you to new products without having to deal with the shopping. Whisky Explorers offers scheduled home delivery of the world’s great hard-to-find and limited production whiskies. Source
Sam Adam’s has developed and produced some amazing barrel-aged beers over the last decade. A series of experiments led to their potent “Utopias” brews, which, due to unusually high alcohol content, they won’t call “beers.” This year’s batch, at 29%, will really lube you up but Sam insists the Utopias are all about complex taste. Available at select specialty beer and liquor stores.
Unfortunately, the two bright, flashing arcs of red & white LED light produced by the unique, wheel-mounted design of Revolights are no guarantee that some Hummer-driving idiot who’s cruising, texting and sipping a latté won’t run you down. On the brighter side, they are lightweight, theft & water resistant, and boast a 4-hour battery life.
There’s a seemingly never-ending stream of new, portable HD video cameras spilling into the market. Inexpensive but not quite a dime-a-dozen, the ATC Chameleon from Oregon Scientific captures 1920 x 1080 HD 3D video & features a pair of 170º lenses—one on each end of the camera—that can be rotated 180º by hand for simultaneous dual views.
This app-connected digital scale accurately measures, automatically uploads and tracks your weight and BMI, plus helps you set goals, and track your progress. Just remember to put your iPhone down when you stand on it. You don’t want that extra 4.8 ounces to show up…
True pro travelers never check a bag. For maximum travel efficiency, every bag in this 5-piece luggage collection is designed to carry on while keeping technology protected, personal items organized, and everything easily accessible.
Whisky. It’s the perfect way to start every day of the holiday season. Enclosed in this adult advent calendar, you’ll find a different little sample-size bottle of whisky for each of the 24 days leading up to Christmas—yes, 24 refreshing surprises & somewhere stashed inside is a 50-year old single malt.
The breakneck speed of this slim, solid aluminum Porsche doesn’t come from a turbo V-8, its impressive 400MB/s transfer speed comes from a combination of USB 3.0 & optional Solid State Drive. The 500GB model features HDD, while the faster SSD comes in 120GB capacity.