A fully-certified lightweight plane designed for personal use, the Valkyrie from Cobalt Aircraft travels at speeds up to 300MPH with a capacity for up to 5 adults & their luggage. In addition to a thoroughly modern design, the Valkyrie also offers an optional emergency parachute that will gently lower the aircraft to the ground in the event of a catastrophic failure.
Winding your watch is right up there with watching paint dry or grass grow but with this new watch winder from Bernard Favre, the process takes on a hypnotic visual effect by gently spinning & twirling your timepiece in its gyroscopic display cradle featuring a 120-hour battery.
By day, it’s a handsome, 8-person dining table but whenever the urge arises, it quickly converts to a full-size ping pong table. Designed & made in Denmark.
Tag Heuer’s new Android Wear connected timepiece features a robust 46mm case made of titanium and a transflective display that’s easy to read in direct sunlight. The Intel-powered smarts include email, app & phone notifications, & activity tracking, as well as bluetooth, wi-fi, and a mic for voice controls.
A sort of sideways, not-as-dopey-looking Segway, the Onewheel is a skate/surf/snowboard-like electric ride that goes 15MPH. Dynamic stabilization provides easy lean & go control and smooth turnability. The range is 6-7 miles with a 20-minute recharge time.
This Italian-made soft leather carryall zips open from end-to-end for instant access to everything. Inside there are 2 canvas twill pockets. Carry it with the adjustable shoulder strap or the leather handles.
The Beast is an e-bike with the rugged features of an ATV that’s built for off-road detours yet still totally legal for street use. Several battery/motor/trim options are available with top speeds ranging from 15-30MPH and distance ranges from 15-18 mi. on a full charge. The Beast also offers a backup solar charging panel.
Painted stealth black with no logos and submersible to 100-feet, Nemo’s 18V, 1000-watt cordless drill is built for the extreme applications needed by military Special Ops (likely not this weekend’s Ikea purchase). It features a 13mm chuck, 6-hour battery, and dual LED illumination. 2 batteries and a charger plus a pressurizing pump for underwater work is included.
This life-size, remote control R2-D2 is a fridge that will not only keep your drinks cold, it will also cruise right over & deliver them to you. It’s got the sounds & movements you expect from R2 as well as the capacity for a six-pack of cans.
In support of the MusicCares charity which helps uninsured musicians in times of need, rock legends such as Eddie Van Halen, Keith Richards and Tom Waits donated their personal boots, jackets, pants and guitar straps to Nixon Watches. From these pieces of memorabilia, the watchmaker created leather bands for special edition watches that will soon be available at Barney’s, colette, Selfridges and Ron Herman.