Inventology uses the stories of inventors and their creations, like the sippy cup and the cell phone to identify the steps of the invention process and deploy modern tools like crowdfunding, big data, and 3-D printing to make ideas come to life.
It’s a headlamp, lantern, & bike light all in one. The slim, clip-able PowerLight Mini runs on a 52-hour, USB rechargeable battery that can also give your phone a backup boost when needed.
Fed up city folks and restless soul searchers are packing it up & hitting the road in droves. Behind the wheel of vintage camper-vans, classic 4X4s & adventure mobiles of all types, seeking adventures that touchscreens can’t provide. This book covers the vehicles as well as a collection of tales from modern escape artists.
With the Zika virus buzzing steadily toward your own backyard, the appearance of the ZappLight is a welcome one. It’s an LED light bulb that pulls double-duty as a blue-light bug zapper. Fits in a regular screw-in socket & barbecues mosquitoes instantly on impact.
Hungry fans of the popular animated series can now enjoy all of Bob Belcher’s beloved specialty Burgers of the Day in this book containing seventy-five original recipes. The fully illustrated cookbook features classics from the show like “Bleu is the Warmest Cheese Burger,” the “Bruschetta-Bout-It Burger,” and the “Shoot-Out at the OK-ra Corral Burger, which comes with Fried Okra.
With a slim aluminum housing that contains a 480 mAh battery, the keychain-size Thino backup charger turbo-charges your phone 3X faster than most. It’s available for Android & iOS devices & features a wearable locking loop, dual-sided USB & data protection.
The skull-shaped MacV tool from SOG Knives is made of 3Cr13 stainless steel & features twelve components for performing a ton of tasks: tightening screws, sharpening a blade, cutting cord, pulling nails, opening beers, and more.
Honestly, Yelp is no help. If you want to find the best pizza places all over the world, Daniel Young’s Where to Eat Pizza is the source. With input from over 1,000 food experts and aficionados from across the globe, this book stands as the ultimate guide to great pie, providing local insights to more than 1,700 world-wide pizzerias, parlours, and pizza joints.
Author Robert Penn traveled all across America meeting with craftsmen and woodworkers to explore traditional woodcraft & even ancient techniques for working with Ash, a universal and ubiquitous material for everything from ax handles to canoe paddles to baseball bats & beyond.
In this new memoir, Nike founder and CEO Phil Knight shares the inside story of the $30 billion-dollar global mega-brand he created with a $50 loan from his dad. For the first time ever, the enigmatic Knight shares his story, covering the company’s early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world’s most iconic brands.