Geoffrey Pyke was an inventor, a war reporter, an escaped WWI POW, campaigner, father, & educator who lived an incredible & incredibly strange life—wrote a best-seller, made a fortune in the stock market, revamped the British pre-school education system, & was most likely a high-ranking spy for the Soviets. This book tells the whole crazy story.
The Arctican puts a regular old foam coozie to shame. The design features 2-layers of vacuum insulated steel & an ice-filled “cooling core” that screws into the bottom keeping your 12 oz. bevvies 3X colder for 3X longer—up to 3 hours in the sun actually.
19th century physician Jean-Baptiste Marc Bourgery worked for 20 years to create his masterpiece on anatomy, an 8-volume collection with 726 incredible hand-colored lithographs. Taschen is now releasing the latest version of Atlas of Human Anatomy and Surgery. Filled with the colorful lithographs, this 832-page hardcover is a must for artists, students & anyone interested in human anatomy.
Made of S2 steel & featuring precision craftsmanship, the Tool Pen Mini is a pen-style multi-tool that features jeweler-sized bits for working on stuff like electronics, intricate equipment, mobile devices, glasses, your wristwatch & more. There are 18 different bits included & more on the way. A fully funded Kickstarter project.
Written by veteran rock journalist & former Rolling Stone editor David Browne, this new book about the Dead digs deep into the history & lore of the legendary band. Drawing on interviews from surviving band members and the voices of others who “were there” throughout the band’s 50-year career.
Made in 2 sizes and 6 bright colors, the Hydaway bottle is a reusable water bottle made of food-grade silcone that collapses down to fit in your pocket. It is 100% BPA-free, as well as taste- & odor-free. Another funded Kickstarter project.
Slim enough to carry in your wallet, the Credit Card Ax is a serious survival tool. It’s made of 12-gauge stainless with a transformer design that you can turn into an actual axe with a makeshift handle & a few zip ties. It also boasts 20 other functions including screwdrivers, wrenches, or a spear. via
Life as you know it could be over if the wrong person sees what’s on your computer screen. But with the Sesame 2 device in your pocket, your computer will black-out & lockdown when you walk away, ensuring the security of all your personal information. When you return, it unlocks automatically. Compatible with all Mac computers going as far back as 2011.
San Francisco-based family brand Other Brother, calls California Gunpowder their “go-to” spice, a tasty blend of California-grown peppers, Gilroy garlic, & a few secret ingredients that will add kick to your meats, soups, salads, & more.
A real toolbox is made of metal. Don’t believe us, ask your dad. Stanley has just released a line of all-metal toolboxes that range from a simple flip-top storage box to models with several sliding drawers. They are stackable for more organized storage and feature convenient one-handed latches on top and rotating carrying handles. via