The late Richard Pryor was probably the funniest man to ever live. He was a foul-mouthed motherf%&ker of a comedian, too. This forthcoming box set collects Pryor’s best stand-up performances in 7 audio CDs and 2 DVDs. Reason to get it: there are 2 whole hours of previously unreleased material that fans of this off-color funny man will love to hear.
Whether you’re punishing your prostate with a 100-mile ride or just mashing out your morning commute, this pedal powered generator will charge up your phone & bike lights, plus it’s a removable USB battery pack you can pop off for use wherever you go.
Japanese lifestyle brand MUJI has a knack for making clever, simple products. Their splash-proof smartphone speaker is a prime example. It’s a plastic case that fits any smartphone with an input that goes into your headphone port. A transparent screen keeps the phone functional even with wet hands. And hopefully it’s loud enough to drown out your singing in the shower.
Many cooks rely on a ceramic pizza stone to make great homemade pizzas but they probably don’t know about the Baking Steel sheet from Modernist Cuisine. It’s made of solid alloy, a material with 18-times more thermal conductivity than ceramic. At 450º it will cook your pie in 3 minutes flat. via
As Spring gives way to summer, it’s time to get grilling. And the rulebook says, as grillmaster, even if you wear nothing else, you need to wear an apron. Haute Mess Threads makes all kinds of aprons for both men & women. Boba Fett, Stormtrooper, Batman characters, & more.
What’s next to Uranus? Great question; one you might be able to answer if you had a poster of the cosmos hanging on your wall. These posters are hand-screened with either white-silver or gold ink & printed on heavy, M2 size paper. Choose the Northern or Southern sky. Or both.
Even if your city hasn’t yet begun a recycled water or “toilet-to-tap” program, there are plenty of reasons to avoid drinking unfiltered water. The SOMA system is a glass carafe that features totally compostable, coconut shell carbon filters that come delivered to your door by subscription. You’ll never have to remember when to change filters & your drinking water will always be fresh.
You have some idea of who Alfred Hitchcock is but do you know which of his movies were the best, which are the essentials? If you don’t here’s a quick study. This Limited Edition Blu-ray Essentials Collection includes 5 of the legendary directors greatest (creepiest) early films as well as hours of special features.
The reason nobody under 30 gives a squirt about activity trackers that count your steps is because unless you’re a retiree or a stroller mom, walking around isn’t really an “activity.’ Enter Lit, a new kind of activity tracker designed for action sports. It measures and tracks air time, distance, paddles, rotations, turns, G-forces, jumps, duration and more plus it links with a social-sharing app allowing users to create challenges, compete with others, or just brag about how big they went.