The latest in the Big Ideas Simply Explained series, The Movie Book profiles 100 of the best movies ever made throughout the world. From the silent era to 21st century sci-fi, this book covers the most influential films with innovative graphics & straightforward writing, making the relevance of these masterpieces easier to understand.
It has happened to the best of us and apparently to the worst of us. Hitler snorting coke. Lenin going mental. These and other stories from the untold annals of history populate the pages of this entertaining first installment in a new series from historian Giles Miles called History’s Unknown Chapters.
Designed in Switzerland and constructed of stainless spring steel, the Doro grill fork makes it easier to perfectly roast marshmallows or cook weiners over the campfire. It fits perfectly on the end of a stick (thick or thin) & remains stable while you rotate your fire-cooked treats.
Based loosely on the story of original Rolling Stones member Ian Stewart who was booted from the band for not having the rockstar look, but later became a roadie for the band, Howard Massey’s fictional tale of broken rock-n-roll dreams gives readers an all-access pass to the wild world of big-time music biz.
The Zippo lighter was created in 1932. The disposable Bic in 1973. As enduring as these designs are, Plazmatic X’s Dual Beam lighter offers updated performance that’s hard to deny. It’s 100% electric, so no chemicals, flame, or butane & it recharges via USB. The dual beam design also makes it windproof.
Here’s a simple way to stick to that resolution about getting more organized. Cableyoyo is an earbud cord spool with a magnetic center that keeps earphones tidy and tangle-free while enabling quick winding and unwinding. You can also use it to keep other small cables tidy.
This mug from Colorado-based backpack & outdoor brand Topo Designs, features a stackable, double-wall insulated design, perfect for keeping 8-ounces of hot morning Joe or iced afternoon bourbon at prime sipping temperature.
Developed by US Special Ops Forces of the Navy SEALs & Army Green Berets, the Wilderness Survival Card is credit card-sized metal survival tool you can carry in your wallet. It has arrowheads, fishing hooks, snare locks, a trident for gigging fish or small game plus sewing needles, tweezers, & multiple saw blades.
Looking something like the Lamborghini of keychains, the Arcus carabiner was designed specifically for toting your EDC in style. Made of zinc alloy, it weighs a scant 1.4 ounces.
Instead of a slimy swamp of half-dissolved soap that most soap dishes create, this slanted concrete soap holder prolongs the life of your bath & body bar by allowing it to drain away excess water. Available in gray, white or charcoal.