If you always wanted to fly a fighter jet but couldn’t find one on Craigslist, Air Combat USA can help. They offer tours that put you in the cockpit of a Marchetti SF260 fighter jet for an afternoon of aerial combat. Instructor pilots back you up as you pull gut-twisting G-forces & acrobatic maneuvers. Cameras mounted to the plane catch your flight from multiple angles for the souvenir video. Locations nationwide.
Designed in Sweden, Pixelkabinett 42 brings 80 vintage video games into your home hidden in a spouse-approved Ash wood & American walnut pop-top cabinet. Play Space Invaders, Centipede, Asteroids and 77 other games in style and customize your configuration to suit your favorite game titles. Only 50 of these game consoles will be made.
Ecocapsule is a portable, off-grid two-person house that offers solar & wind power generation as well as a design that collects & stores rainwater. Inside there’s a bed, a kitchenette, toilet & shower. The capsule can be dragged, shipped, airlifted or towed into virtually any location you choose.
The electric wakeboard has arrived. This new carbon-kevlar watersport vehicle combines the speed of wakeboarding with the freedom of surfing—but you don’t need waves, this board has a built-in jet-propulsion motor that reaches speeds up to 25 knots. The battery lasts 30-minutes running at full speed and re-charges in just 1 hour.
The AK380 is an audiophile-quality portable hi-res audio player from Astell&Kern. Totally top of the line. Think of your iPhone as the new Mustang & this thing is a Formula One Ferrari. It’s capable of 32-bit/384 kHz bit-to-bit decoding. Every possible bell, whistle, & port. It supports all sorts of files: WAV, FLAC and AIFF, as well as MP3, WMA and AAC. It’s also equipped with wi-fi, bluetooth, and 256GB of flash memory.
Handmade to order in Austin, Texas, these aluminum truck bed toolboxes are custom-built to suit your specific needs. Choose a color, select organization components like dividers & compartments, then the add-ons like LED lighting, speakers, a V-Grip rack system for holding guns or tools, and more.
Inspired by classic teardrop camper designs of the 50s, High Camp Trailers are made in Portland, Oregon. Wrapped in shining aluminum, their trailers feature birch woodwork throughout, a queen-size sleeper & a well-appointed pop-up galley equipped with a 3-burner gas cooktop, stainless steel cooler, & plenty of storage space.
Instagram’s black & white filters are sufficient for the masses but for those whose photography lives beyond their phone, Leica has just introduced the newest version of its M Monochrom, a camera specially designed for B&W photography. The difference is its 24 mp monochrome sensor, said to deliver pictures that are 100% sharper.
Though it looks virtually unchanged, the enduring design of the Mercedes’ G Wagon is getting some updates for 2016: an ECO stop/start function to reduce emissions from its turbocharged V8 powerplant plus re-styled bumpers & flared wheel wells. That’s sort of it but why mess with a good thing?
A big, beefy battery for your home. Powerwall’s main purpose is to store solar energy, however, the battery can also draw energy from the electrical grid during off-peak hours when rates are low and store it for future use. So you get a nice back-up power solution and a level of independence from the power grid. Multiple batteries can be combined together for a more powerful setup.