Lots of portable iPod docks and speaker systems are focused on cute design instead of sound. Not this one from Yamaha. This thing is all speaker. With a 4-inch woofer for bass and a dedicated tweeter for crispy highs, this unit strikes the perfect balance between power and portability. Comes in 4 colors.
If you’re a year-round runner, these short-ass Autumn (and soon winter) days mean there’s no avoiding the perilous act of “night jogging.” To help keep you from being the next vehicular victim, Nike is releasing a collection of reflective, high-visibility runners. All the popular models. Very bright idea.
Everywhere we look we signs of the coming apocalypse. War, famine, social unrest, shorter lines at Starbuck’s … And the seeds of fear are planted. Do you have a family escape plan? Plenty of water? Gerber’s got you covered though. Their Gator Machete is the only thing you need in your crisis kit. It’ll get you whatever you need. As seen in The Walking Dead.
It’s the new, hyper-realistic Frostbite 2 technology that really takes Battlefield 3 to the next level. It makes the killing and violence seem so visceral and lifelike it could cause virtual PTSD. Is that realistic enough for you?
If there is just too much you don’t know about Batman to really understand his relevance in contemporary culture, this new hardcover called The Batman Files can help. It’s basically a scrapbook that chronicles the Dark Knight’s life, from lowly beginnings to his iconic status as a super hero.
Since nobody can ready your handwriting, this super-easy video memo pad might help you get your point across faster. Operated with three simple buttons, it allows you to record and play messages up to 3 minutes in length. It’s also got a magnetic back so you can stick it on the fridge, for the old “drink my last beer and die” message.
Don’t you have enough plastic and polymer products in your life already? Wood is a a good alternative. Root makes wooden cases for your MacBook, iPad, and iPhone out of bamboo, zebrawood, walnut & wenge. So, ah, nature up your technology.
Tell me you didn’t cringe when you put that shipping pallet out on the curb. Such a waste, right? Some of us are handy enough to find good use for all that pine, but for the rest of us, how about letting craftsman Clark Titus cobble together a fine looking chair out of the “waste”? He’ll finish it with teak oil and ship it out for your green ass to sit on.
The old saying goes, “they don’t make ’em like they used to.” Not true. You can find new stuff made the old way all over the web. Even the old-fashioned, pesky slingshot has been revived, stylized and brought to market. Moss commissioned limited-edition handmade slingshots, signed and numbered by the annoying little twerp who built them, artist Christopher Jarratt.
Let’s face it, when you’re trying to squeeze in nine before work, you don’t have time to play Mr. Rogers with your spikes. The new Street model from Adidas will go from the car to the cart in seconds flat. They are also 85% less ugly than normal golf shoes. Bonus!