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.
We’ve got no heroes now. That’s why we’re still reading about the life of late, great astronaut and American icon Neil Armstrong. This new book is based on 50 years of conversations between Armstrong and the author, candidly covering everything from his time in the wars, to space walks to his lifelong love of flight.
This is an exemplary all-in-one camp kitchen tool. The 941 Travelmate knife has a nearly 5-inch blade for slicing, chopping & spreading that’s stored in a sheath holding an integrated fork, bottle opener, can opener, & screwdriver. Made in the USA.
This Gerry Sandusky is not the Penn State pedo. His book would never be featured here. This unfortunately-named Gerry Sandusky is the Emmy-award winning sports commentator & son of former NFL coach John Sandusky. On the side, he’s a self-help dude. Read his book if you need some guidance in fulfilling your dreams.
Maybe some people like cold coffee and warm beer but if you’re not among them, these insulated stainless steel tumblers from Yeti will make good sense to you. They’re guaranteed to keep your beverage colder or hotter twice as long as a non-insulated cup. They’re also BPA-free and feature a crystal-clear lid so you can see when you need a refill.