What do the movies A Clockwork Orange, Full Metal Jacket, 2001: A Space Odyssey, & The Shining have in common? They were all directed by Stanley Kubrick. So maybe you’d like to see a restored Blu-ray version of his first-ever feature film, Fear & Desire, an art movie disguised as a war flick in what would become Kubrick’s signature style.
American-made Hardcore Hatchets are pretty cute but they’re built for doing ugly work. American hickory handles and forged steel heads make jobs like chopping off turkey heads and splitting logs super easy.
It’s hard to believe there was an actual person behind the persona of cowboy movie star John Wayne but this new hardcover photography book seems to suggest so. It contains 225 photos ranging from movie stills to more intimate personal and family photos of an ironclad American icon.
All you need is one outlet and this happy little portable power unit lets you juice up four devices at once: Two USB ports and two grounded three-prong plugs. If you don’t find that absolutely thrilling, try sticking a paperclip in one of the outlets.
Pelican makes the original bombproof, waterproof camera & equipment cases used by photogs, filmers, & media pros. Now they’re making a slim sports wallet with the same crushproof characteristics. If you happen to go overboard on your next outing, your cash and cards will be safe.
A popular misconception is that football is all about the quarterback, but no, it’s all about D. If you ever saw Warren Sapp play you know this. But Sapp isn’t just a sack machine, he’s also famous for being a massive mouthpiece. This book takes you inside the life of one of the NFL’s greatest and most opinionated players.
Jedis drink a lot of tea. You knew that already. But did you know that there was a fully-licensed Lucasfilm tea infuser modeled after the Imperial Death Star? Seek and you shall find it.
This forged steel axe has a secret chamber in the handle that holds a gnarly little knife. If you happen to accidentally catch one of your fingers between the piece of firewood and the axe, you could, theoretically, pull out the knife and use it to make a clean amputation. You could use it for other stuff, too, like whittling. Source
Originally designed for teenage boys unencumbered by parental control settings on their bedroom PCs, this washable keyboard can be thrown in the sink and scrubbed back to sanitary condition as often as every 5 minutes.
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.