In the real world, you’re stuck in a wimpy hybrid, in traffic. But in the high-speed world of Gran Turismo 5, you’re driving like a freakin’ maniac on the best race courses, roads, and fantasy tracks all over the world. With its new physics engine, drive simulation feels way more real; even the damage from crashes. You can choose from over 1000 ridiculous race cars: Ferraris, rally cars, or your favorite Nascar. You name it, you drive it. And believe it or not, you can even choose a hybrid, but why would you do that?
A lantern. Big deal, right? Actually, yes. It’s pretty rad, because it’s really five lights in one. The main lantern features four removable LED pods you can pop off and take with you into the darkness. For camping, a power outage or just walking the dog at night, these removable pods are a really bright idea.
This book matches the larger-than-life legacy of boxing’s super-champion, Muhammad Ali. It’s a serious heavyweight, coming in at over 650 pages and paying tribute to the GOAT: that’s the Greatest Of All Time. Ali re-wrote the book on boxing & sports celebrity and now Taschen has compiled a worthy one in his honor. Thousands of classic pics, essays, interviews. It’s a knockout.
Typing already takes enough energy. How about Logitech’s keyboard powered by good old-fashioned daylight? It even runs off those rotten fluorescents lighting up your cubicle. It’s slim, lightweight & obviously better for the environment by removing one more energy-sucking device from the power grid. On top of that, the keyboard is PVC-free and comes packaged in a 100% recycled box. Thumbs up for that.
If beheading your opponent with a battle-ax & being showered with his blood is not a rich enough video game experience for you, fear not. The latest Assassin’s Creed game goes way deeper. It offers intense multiplayer functionality and multiple game modes – like Alliance, where you partner up in 2-player kill teams. As well as, enhanced training capabilities in the animus, to evolve your skills in the art of assassination. The game play is so realistic you may go berserk and end up killing your neighbors. Take it easy, that’s just a joke.
It can be hard to simplify your life. But take a first step. Slap down “The Fold”, a single piece of leather, designed for one purpose – carrying loot. Lay your cash on it & fold it up. Now you have a wallet. Don’t just stand there, stick it in your pocket and go spend.
In 2010, if you’re still smoking butts & rippin’ whiskey out of a flask, be proud. You’re basically an outlaw. So you may as well look the part. This handmade leather vice holster keeps your cigs and an 8 oz. flask (included) stowed right where you can reach ‘em for hands-free nights of shooting pool and throwing punches.
The last time you saw a pair of Diadora’s was probably on the soccer pitch back in high school. But this Italian legacy brand has been making athlete-endorsed classic kicks since long before the Swoosh. Olympians and World Champs from tennis to track & field wore Diadora’s through the 70s and 80s and now they’ve brought back these heritage styles in winning form.
Most styles in the PF Flyer line have been around since your old granddad was still shooting hoops. But, their latest offering, The Drake, is all-new. Classic detailing on this full-grain leather oxford makes it a refined & minimalist design that is somehow more than just a “sneaker.”
These are real war stories – the kind history books can’t and won’t ever really tell. HBO’s 10-part miniseries The Pacific follows the tales of three Marines who lived through the hardship and horrors of WWII’s Pacific theatre. This six DVD set features the complete series, plus special features to take you through an important chapter of history like you’ve never seen before. Also available on Blu-Ray.