Maybe you don’t remember him from high school but General William Tecumseh Sherman is one of the great characters of American history. His “scorched earth” battle tactics against the Confederates made him a hero of the civil war. He then went on to become a key player in the creation of the transcontinental railroad, the Gold Rush, and American military politics. This deeply researched book of the quintessential 19th century man covers both his professional achievements and complex personal life in rich detail.
Nothing kills the vibe at a barbecue like an empty propane tank. Avoid this backyard tragedy with Refuel, a system that uses a sensor on the tank and an app so you can monitor the propane level from your smartphone.
When it comes to sex, drugs, and funk, Rick James has no equal. The hitmaker, producer, and “Super Freak” was a legendary party animal, cocksman, and addict whose music provided him with more than enough money to immerse himself in all his vices, and yet somehow Rick lived long enough to tell the tale and it’s all in here, in his own words.
There are a lot of multi-tools out there that are conveniently pocket-size but pretty much useless. This is not one of them. The Tool Pen is made of aluminum with a hexagonal body for good grip and features pop-out bits that are stored inside the pen shaft: screwdrivers, hex heds, & allen attachments right there at your fingertips. And no surprise, this is another fully-funded Kickstarter project.
The Thug Kitchen website has attracted millions of devout fans and followers because it makes mincemeat of the vapid, pretentious musings of the Gwyneth Paltrow variety and replaces them with honest ideas about food and getting more of what’s good for you. As in, eat your “Goddamn vegetables!” Now these culinary thugs have written a cookbook. One that guys like us might actually open.
No matter how awesome your tent, sleeping bag, and pad might be, to get that restorative, energizing sleep you want in the wilderness, you better bring a pillow. And if you’re packing it all in to camp, the Aeros Premium is the one you want. It fits in the palm of your hand & weighs almost nothing but once inflated,it’s scalloped shape cradles your head on a cushion of air.
Having a girl’s name wasn’t Kim Philby’s biggest problem. As one of Britain’s greatest spies, he rose through the ranks providing counterintelligence against the Soviets during the cold war. But as it later turned out, Philby was a traitor feeding western secrets & intel straight back to Moscow for over 20 years.
80s nostalgia might never end. Especially when stuff like this keeps coming back. Surely you had a Trapper Keeper. And now it’s time to get another one. But instead of paper & pens, this updated classic now holds your tablet. Available in two sizes: 7 & 10 inch.
This ultralight pocket blanket fits in the palm of your hand and yet opens to a spacious 54 X 44 inches. It’s less of an insulator and more of a ground cover for the beach, picnics & other horizontalish outdoor activities. When you’re done, packing it back into pocket size is easy with its sewn-in folding guides.
The smell of a baseball glove … it’s all leather & nostalgia. And that’s what you get with this baseball glove scented soap. A flood of olfactory memories taking you all the way back to Little League.