The asap X-Connect is the world’s first magnetic USB cable that’s compatible with all phones (& tablets)—including Apple (Lightning) and Android micro USB & USB-C powered devices. Perfect for mixed households or multiple devices operating on different recharge systems. The gold-plated magnetic tip makes plugging in quicker, easier & also snag-free.
When world heavyweight champion Sonny Liston was found dead in his Las Vegas home of an apparent heroin overdose in 1971, few believed it could be true. But there were some signs, so the story has always been clouded with mystery & conflict. In this new book, investigative journalist Shaun Assael treats the boxer’s death as a cold case, with revelations that make this an unbelievable whodunit & absolute page-turner.
Geraldo didn’t find anything in the vault but this new book reveals the real life and legacy of Al Capone, the most infamous mobster of all time. It goes beyond the headlines and lore of this Prohibition-era gangster and his well-publicized crimes, instead relying on the exhaustive research of National Book Award-winning biographer Deidre Bair to paint the portrait of a complex character. Sinister, certainly, but much more than just a cold-blooded killer.
With an actual frame of film from a Hollywood motion picture embedded into the side of a frosted candle, the Film Cell candles are truly one-of-a-kind. All the films were salvaged. The project was started by 3 projectionists from NYC who couldn’t watch these classic movies be discarded as the theaters convert to digital. So they saved ’em. The gallery includes: 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Big Lebowski, Batman, The Godfather, & many more.
The Cloop XL Cable organizer makes easy work of a pretty annoying issue: tangled cords & cables. It’s got a cable passage so once you connect it to your cable it stays attached, then when you need to coil up the cord & go, just wrap the cord around the Cloop & connect the magnetic closure. Simple. Another funded Kickstarter.
Using magnets that align perfectly with the metal back of your iPhone 7 & 7Plus, the Hold Force base case from Mophie gives you the option to attach the Powerstation Plus mini for 400mAh of backup power. You can also add the magnetic wallet or folio to keep your cards & cash handy & attached securely to your phone.
Designed by an Army vet & an MIT engineer, the compact GRIPsher multi-tool offers a ton of functions in a small but robust tool that fits on your keychain: pliers, wire cutters & stripper, measuring scale, screwdrivers, spoke wrench, locking hex bit driver & more. GRIPsher has also set up a program to give this tool to military vets for free.
You may have tried a prison-style workout in your hotel room but how about jailhouse cooking? Well, you can now. Written by infamous ex-con, MIT lecturer and multi-platinum rapper Prodigy from Mobb Deep, Commissary Kitchen shares his recipes and ruminations on prison life—the challenges of staying healthy and sane with limited access to food & basic kitchen essentials.
This book tells the uniquely American tale of Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, a middle-class industrial boomtown built up around a massive mill owned by the Jones & Laughlin Steel Company. As the economy evolved and the mills closed down, the town decayed while crime and the crack epidemic took hold. Luckily, the town made more than steel; it made elite football players, too—Mike Ditka, Ty Law, Darrelle Revis—despite its troubles or maybe because of them. few places churned out talent like Aliquippa.
Written by leading American astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson and a pair of his colleagues from Princeton, Welcome To The Universe breaks down the latest discoveries & research in our solar system, covering planets, stars, galaxies black holes, wormholes, and time travel.