With all the books out there about people who survived the plane crash/ship sinking/Siberian winter, you might start thinking that survival against all odds isn’t so “miraculous” after all. Into The Abyss is about a 1984 plane crash in the remote backcountry of Alberta. 4 out of 10 survived. 1 of them was an outlaw prisoner being transported. Find out what he did when they took off the handcuffs.
Baseball fans of all ages know the name of the legendary Yankees centerfielder Joltin’ Joe DiMaggio. But who knew his 2 brothers Vince & Dom were also passionate about baseball? Acclaimed sports writer Tim Clavin explores the era and the culture of the game, offering up a vivid biography of the three brothers and their pursuit of the American dream.
If you want to deal the deck, you better be able to shuffle. This 2-pack of playing cards are half the width of standard cards, making it easier to get your Riffle, Hindu shuffle & one-handed cut techniques dialed for poker night with the bros. Made in the USA.
Unlike that dull little flash drive you’re currently using, this one from the storage warriors at SanDisk swivels 360º & the donut hole in the middle means you can connect it to your keychain or clip it to a carabiner. Available in 4, 8, 16, & 32 Gig capacities.
Even the world’s best coffee is not its best when served in a paper, foam, or plastic cup. The reusable glass coffee cup from Joco not only makes the taste of your brew better, it reduces waste. Bonus features include a thermal silicone sleeve, a spill-proof lid and a “cyclonic” cup base that evenly disperses your sugar as you stir.
Like all places warm, dark & damp, the inside of your dishwasher is a cozy little breeding ground for bacteria & mold of all types. This disinfecting UV dishwasher light will zap 99% of those micro-organisms with no chemicals or toxic odors.
Normally we’re preoccupied with what we can stuff our meat into but this burger press forces us to think the opposite. What can be stuffed into our meat? Hey, we’re talking burgers here. This press allows you to take what would normally be burger toppings & turn them into burger fillings.
Nobody can deny that beer and baseball go hand in glove but the tale of Chris Von der Ahe, a beer garden proprietor who founded the St. Louis Browns—now the Cardinals—to simply sell more beer is a classic. His team of drunks and their upstart American Assoc. league flipped the bird to the National League and brought fans of all classes back to the ballpark.
Heads up to all you little guys in the lifted trucks—here’s a gigantic, oversized cocktail shaker that offers a similar level of compensatory largeness for when you’re not behind the wheel. Talk about a big happy hour, this 110-oz. stainless steel shaker will make margaritas for 10 all at once.
Robert “Believe It Or Not” Ripley had a fascination for the strange and unbelievable, for oddities and exotic freaks. At the dawn of the radio era, he began turning this fascination into an empire through showmanship, publishing, radio, & early TV spots that celebrated the world’s strangest phenomena. So just who was this weirdo, anyway? Read up & find out.