Let’s see if we can get you excited about a lightbulb. This one is powered by an app that let’s you control lighting in your home from your iPhone or Android device. Instead of some bulky timer hanging out of the wall, simply set the timer on your phone. Use if for cutting energy costs, safety and security. Or, since it changes a rainbow of colors, just dial in the mood lighting.
The original Wenger Swiss Army knife really needs no introduction but L.L. Bean is releasing a fresh model to mark their 100th Anniversary. This one is made with reclaimed walnut wood, making each limited-edition knife unique in color and grain. It also features a 100-year logo engraved in the blade.
When it comes to food and drinks, a picture is worth a thousand words. Just look at Instagram. The Porthole is a vessel that gives you and your guests a window into your carefully concocted cocktails, oils, teas, or other infusions. Show ’em off in this glass, steel, and silicone vessel that’s dishwasher safe and has graced the pages of all the good gourmet magazines.
Basketball fans have recently taken up a debate over whether the ’92 Olympic Dream Team would beat the ’12 Olympic squad that just took Gold. Global marketing mastermind Jay-Z aka Hova aka Jigga Man stepped in with a plan to settle this dream team debate. A new video game. He exec-produced NBA 2K13, a forthcoming all-star hoop game for XBox, PS3, etc. Should be baller. Release date: Oct. 2.
This backpack from The Real Deal Brazil looks like it’s seen some hard miles because it has. Before being transformed into a pack it lived a full life as tarp covering truck payloads on the sketchy freeways of Brazil. Fully upcycled and made in Brazil, the Belem pack is TRDB’s latest offering. Their original recycled tarp product is a wide brimmed sun hat, seen on Woody Harrelson’s head in the movie Zombieland.
The glass you’re holding often looks like this after a few stiff ones but even in Sobervision™ this collection of one-of-a-kind tumblers made in London by Loris & Livia look a little crooked.
The iShower is a portable Bluetooth shower speaker that works with all your Apple & Android devices. Take it to the beach or the pool, or if you’re trying to conserve water just blast any song by Skrillex and your next shower will be the shortest one you’ve ever taken.
This oversized, non-stick griddle is so big you can throw the whole meal on there and cook it all in one shot. One pan also means less to clean up when you’re done. Just throw it in the dish washer and head to the couch
This new 5-disc box set from Trojan Records is a complete crash course in Jamaican music. From early ska to Bob Marley’s rebel music to modern day dancehall and everything in between, this set connects it all. It also includes a 50-page booklet featuring detailed commentary on the history of Jamaica and its musical heritage, plus rare photos and memorabilia.
Finally, a wine rack that won’t clash with your decor. It’s a modular, fully-customizable rack system made of aluminum and premium wood veneers that you can put anywhere. It was created by 2012 ICFF award-winning designer Eric Pfeiffer. Never thought we’d say this but the dude has a nice rack.