This award-winning, 1998 thriller is German, but it’s sure not logical. Lola’s boyfriend, Manni is a small-time crook who loses 100,000 Deutsch marks on the train. This puts him in hot water with his boss. So, it’s up to Lola to run and save him, but she only has 20 minutes. In a dizzying series of what-ifs and spiraling possibilities, Lola runs, while her and Manni’s fate hangs in the balance.
Seriously people, what did Einstein ever do to advance the human condition? Weird Math? Real genius, as history will someday prove, comes from advances likes this. It’s a universal remote, capable of reading the signal and commanding any home stereo, theater or TV device you own. And, it’s gonna open your beer for you. This my friends, is what real genius looks like. Just stay right there on the couch & think about it.
Guitar Wizard, Carlos Santana, takes you on a lick-laden joyride through some of the most classic ax-driven tracks in the canon of rock-n-roll history. Carlos, a hall of famer in his own right, brings in heavyweight talent to back him up on this hit parade. Chris Cornell, Scott Weiland, Joe Cocker, even hip-hopper Nas sing on this record. Hit songs become bonafide classics when they’re covered by the best in the biz. Turn it up.
Tip one back for Alchemy Goods out of Seattle. What was once a seatbelt clasp is now a bottle opener called the Reopener. This fine example of creative “upcycling” gives a perfectly good piece of metal a much cooler afterlife than the landfill. 100% recyclable.
Two seriously-annoying iPad shortfalls have been remedied by Twelve South with the release of their Compass iPad stand. The first: a stable, easel-style stand puts your new best friend at the perfect angle for watching movies. Second: flip in the center leg and you’ve got (finally) a comfortable stand for typing. Been waiting for this one? Yeah, so have we.
How often does your 160th birthday come around? Usually never. Unless you’re as important a fellow as the legendary Jack Daniels. Instead of 160 candles, Old No.7 is being released in a striking, special-edition black bottle. Guess that makes this a Jack Daniels’ blackout. Ever had one of those before? Well, now you can again.
This is the smallest USB storage device we’ve ever seen. In fact, it’s so small you might miss it if you don’t look closely. Weighing in at a mere ten grams & only 20 millimeters long, you could probably swallow the evidence (up to 8 Gigs) if your situation got really sketchy.
Every week you put how many wine bottles out with the recycling? Yeah, lots. So does everyone else. It took the simple genius of Bottle Hood to reclaim these bottles & upcycle them back to your dinner table. Hefty glass wine bottles are cut and polished to make chunky, funky wine tumblers that, upon refilling, will not only make you feel better, but will also conserve the resources used in the glass recycling process. See…simpler is better.
Here’s a bright idea – sorry, had to say it. Compact fluorescent bulbs are better than old-school incandescent ones. In fact, they save 80% more energy. They last much longer, too. And now, Plumen has added some beauty. Instead of hiding the bent tubing, Plumen has spread it out giving a touch of elegance to this intelligent technology.
Ever been sitting in traffic at a dead stop and felt yourself snapping? You know you have. You start thinking about smashing everything, taking people out. This fantasy comes to life on-screen in Falling Down. A stressed-out Michael Douglas cracks, steps out of his car & goes to town. As he walks through L.A. leaving a trail of damage, destruction and ironic quotables, he is pursued by retired cop, Robert Duvall.