Tools are like beer, if you’re into them, you’re always searching for the new one that has it all. With that in mind, the Matrix system tool from Black & Decker is a good find. The design features a single base power unit with a variety of head attachments that let you go from drilling, sanding, routering, and sawing by just popping on a new head. Available October 2012.
Assassinations aren’t often met with celebration but when it came to taking out Osama Bin Laden, the free world cracked a collective cold one to the death of the world’s most notorious terrorist. This new book offers a first hand account of the covert operation from a former member of SEAL Team 6, the group responsible for eliminating America’s public enemy number one.
Last summer, after nearly twenty years in prison, the wrongly accused West Memphis Three were finally released and exonerated of the bogus murder charges. Damien Echols, one of the three, has now written his story about growing up on Death Row and surviving the system. If you don’t read, wait for the Johnny Depp produced film of this story that is rumored to be in the works.
Before the advent of genetically modified corn and the toxic Teflon bag required for microwaving, popcorn was a pretty innocent snack. Thanks to the people at Quinn Popcorn this snack is back from rehab. Gone are the GMOs, hyrdrogenated oils, and plastic packaging. Their microwave popcorn is organic and comes in a compostable package.
Sal Polisi aka Crazy Sally was a Brooklyn mob guy who ran a hangout for his gangster buddies called the Sinatra Club. As a crook & member of the Colombos, one of the New York mob’s infamous 5 families, Sally was there in the heyday. And like the rest of these powerful mobsters, once he was caught, he turned rat. This book chronicles his life of crime amongst the Gottis & Gambinos.
Bunny Yeager was a pioneer of the pin-up girl era in photography during the 50s & 60s. Famous for her early images of Bettie Page and a long collaboration with Playboy, this book collects her most iconic images as well as steamy shots that have never before seen the light of day. Source
The Systm case for iPhone 4 doesn’t have airbags yet but these impact-resistant cases do feature tough materials like Poron XRD foam and features like guardrails and bumpers to keep your phone from exploding on impact.
Unlike most of Hollywood’s big, sizzling blockbusters, the forthcoming film Gangster Squad actually has a true story attached to it. This true crime tale from Paul Lieberman chronicles L.A.’s secret anti-mob police unit that operated back in the 40s as New York gangsters migrated west. Even though it doesn’t have Emma Stone nude, the book might just be better than the movie.
Technology continues to creep steadily into everyday objects, like touchscreen refrigerators & bluetooth chew toys for the dog. Now the screwdriver is getting crept on. This motion-activated, gyro-powered screwdriver makes it easier: Just a quick twitch of the wrist instead of flipping a switch to go from forward to reverse. How have we survived this long without it? Available October 1. Source
Whether or not you practice it, you probably know that your wine should breathe. So, too should your fine spirits. Whisky, cognac, tequila and other high quality spirits taste better with aeration. This gadget is designed to induce aeration as you pour. Simply fill the jigger, pull the trigger and boom, the booze is aerated on the way to your glass.