Another item on the never-ending list of things that suck: tangled-up headphone cords. It’s right up there with spilling coffee on the front of your shirt first thing in the morning. Or absent-mindedly walking your junk into the corner of a table. But will you quit coffee or wear a cup to work? No. Now, you can get the Budtrap and put an end to tangled headphone cords. The little rubbery nugget just plugs into the jack and solves this annoying dilemma.
Western movies often suffer from various cheap Hollywood clichés. It could be the Australian setting and/or the film’s writer, Nick Cave’s, outsider status that gives 2005’s The Proposition it’s fresh feel. It is a bleak and ruthless tale of three outlaw brothers turned against each other by a meddling lawman. But there’s no John Wayne schlock, just plenty of gunfire and vultures circling ominously overhead.
Don’t think of this as giving up. When you’re lying there in your post-pizza, starch induced coma, think positively. Since it’s frozen, it could’ve also come with ice cream or microwaveable hot wings (oh wait, they make that too). Then they’d have to call it Heart Attack In A Box and you wouldn’t go for that. Would you?
It took the creative mind of recycled accessories designer, Laura Skelton, to give wacky, old neckties a second life. We thought hideous Rayon ties were only good for starting fires. We were wrong. Skelton’s process of re-purposing them into colorful wallets looks pretty good and you won’t even have to worry about matching them to your socks. Not that you could anyway…
Like heroin, crack and other hard drugs, Sriracha hot sauce, aka Rooster Sauce, is highly addictive. Usually it starts with just a squirt on your late night pizza or french fries and before you know, you’re draining a big bottle every few days. If you’ve never tried it, consider this your warning. This cookbook offers 50 fresh, red hot recipes that are sure to contribute to your habit.
Does this Gerber multi-tool look like a train to you? Look closely. No? Okay, but it does blast a bright beam of LED light and slim as it is, houses nine other tools like screwdrivers, scissors, a bottle opener and a two-edged blade. The housing is made of anodized aluminum. The Fit will be available February 2011.
Sure, making the birdhouse from recycled wood and finishing it with a natural, soy-based finish helps the environment. But, the part you play might be even more crucial. When you buy one of these handmade houses, you’ll be providing a new home for a bird. You’ll help turn the bird’s life around. You’ll give it hope.
You might not even know how clueless you really are until you read this. Ever considered what constitutes proper bedroom behavior? What about the rules of tailoring or how to fly in style? These and a hundred other gentlemanly concerns are discussed and detailed in this eclectic guide book. Check yourself.
Extended, meandering 100-city tours have made Long Beach, California’s Cold War Kids into one of the tightest live acts out. They’ve got a stack of celebrated singles, live EPs and a pair of full-length records behind them already. Their new album, Mine Is Yours, is being called things like “soul punk” and “emo rock blues.” And when nobody knows what to call it … that usually means it’s good.
For many of us, getting it down on paper is the first step to starting a project. Making notes, lists and sketching out ideas on your handheld or computer just doesn’t feel right. lq creates handmade custom notebooks featuring a simple, utilitarian design with fine paper and a cork-sheet cover. Choose a custom size, paper stock and the sturdy, high quality notebook will land in your mailbox with a Mitsubishi uni-ball pigment ball pen included.