If you’re big on adventure but short on space, this compact card tool endorsed by TV adventure boy Bear Grylls & built by Gerber, will be a welcome addition to your EDC arsenal. Packed into a card-size package, it features a 1.5-inch fixed blade knife, an LED task light, plus a flat & Phillips head screwdriver and a fire-starting ferro rod.
This year you’re supposed to be a rabid soccer fan. Obsessed with World Cup. Gunning for your team. So you better pick a team, ASAP. And while you’re at it, read something so you’ll appear to have an opinion. New York Times sports columnist and a man with good timing, George Vecsey has just released a perfect companion for the upcoming 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
While planet earth continues to shrivel up and melt, stripped of all its resources, the fat clowns in the oil industry have tripled their profits. This book invites us into their hidden world of cash, corruption and consumption. Investigative journalism but also stuff you might actually bother to read: stories of rich, corrupt playboys addicted to luxury extravagance. Stuff like that.
By now your keychain is getting crowded with all the EDC stuff, backup power supplies, etc. But a man has to eat. And this little rig makes scarfing on the fly as easy as pie. It’s a compact stainless steel fork, spoon, knife, & bottle opener that packs neatly into a little fob that’ll fit right in your pocket.
Robert Ames was a CIA operative; a highly connected spy working in the Middle East during the days of the Beirut hostage crisis & Arafat’s PLO. Ames was killed when a bomb exploded at the American Embassy in 1983. That bombing marked the beginning of Hezbollah as we know it today. Pulitzer-prize winning biographer Kai Bird tells the story.
You can drop this tool box literally 1000 thousand times filled with 50-lbs. of tools & it’ll be just fine. Milwaukee has also loaded a ton of handy features into their new, lockable 26″ Work Box.To name just a few:a weather-sealed lid with recessed hatches and mounting points to attach battery chargers, corner pockets to hold cordless tools in place for transport, pass-through side handles, & a groove molded into the lid to hold materials like small-diameter pipe, for cutting. Available June 2014.
In the oven or on the grill, this stainless steel chicken roaster suspends your bird upside-down in the air, providing 360-degree airlow, which ensures uniform cooking & crispy skin every time.
Products like Mophie’s new backup power supply are making it harder to use the old “my phone died” excuse for everything. It fits on your keyring and provides power to your iPhone or iPod with its integrated fold-out Lightning connector.
When you go camping you need to bring the good pot. And this big 4.7 liter Halulite pot from GSI Outdoors is chronic. Dual locking handles, a strainer integrated into the aluminum lid, & it even has silicone thumb pads to keep you from getting burnt.
Awhile back we featured The Filmography Of Cars—a poster from artist Catherine Lavery featuring iconic movie cars. Now she’s created another: The 24” X 36” Filmography of Aircraft poster features 100 intricately detailed illustrations of iconic aircraft covering 100 years of aviation.