Archive for June, 2015

TrunkMonkey at


Posted in Gear for Men

TrunkMonkey is a different kind of bike rack. It’s inflatable and portable. Made of durable Cordura Kevlar with adjustable nylon straps, it inflates with an included 12V DC pump to securely hold your bike for transport while protecting your car and your bike from scratches & damage. Weighing just 6 pounds, it can be easily deflated & strapped onto your bike.

Straight to Hell: True Tales of Deviance, Debauchery, and Billion-Dollar Deals at

Straight to Hell: True Tales of Deviance, Debauchery, and Billion-Dollar Deals

A book about banking based on a Twitter account sounds ridiculous unless you follow @GSElevator, the darkly humorous and wildly popular Twitter feed based on things supposedly overheard in the Goldman Sachs elevator. This new book shares not only the curated jokes grilling banking’s elite but also the author’s own journey as an investment banker in New York, London, & Hong Kong.

Garmin Rino 650t at

Garmin Rino 650t

Posted in Portable and Tech & Gadgets

Boasting a 20-mile range, the Rino 650t is latest in handheld 2-way radios from Garmin. It comes preloaded with detailed TOPO U.S. 100K maps and a 1-year subscription to BirdsEye Satellite imagery and features a 2.6” color display and a full navigational toolset with high-sensitivity GPS, barometric altimeter, 3-axis electronic compass and NOAA weather radio.

Boombot Pro at

Boombot Pro

With 2 Gigs of storage, Siri/Google Voice control, & a waterproof design, the Boombot Pro bluetooth speaker will blast all the hits on your summer poolside playlist. It features a high output dual-amplifier configuration & 2×5 watts of power with a dynamic acoustic tune.

Swedish Log Stovetop at

Swedish Log Stovetop

There’s an old Scandinavian tradition of splitting a log 4-ways, standing it vertical, and lighting the center on fire, with the splits acting as vents to keep it burning. The Swedish Log Stovetop is a laser-cut stainless steel burner designed to turn that log into a cookstove.

Bultaco Brinco Electric Moto-Bike at

Bultaco Brinco Electric Moto-Bike

Posted in Automotive and Motorcycles

Half-bike, half-motorcycle, Bultaco’s new 2200-watt Brinco E-bike offers 3 riding modes, giving you the option of pedaling or effortless cruising with a range from 18-50 miles depending on how hard you want to work, if at all. Top speed 37 MPH. Recharges fully in 3 hours.

Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture at

Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture

Packed with images of the most popular and influential sneakers ever made, Out Of The Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture puts it all in context with interviews and essays by key designers, collectors, and cultural historians, to create a backdrop of the technical innovation, trends, social history, and marketing that have shaped sneaker culture over the past two centuries.

The Making of Stanley Kubrick’s ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ at

The Making of Stanley Kubrick’s ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’

Posted in Media and Movies

Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey is a movie so groundbreaking & original, it’s hard to imagine how the cinematic masterpiece was actually made. Now the answers to all those questions can be discovered with this 562-page book from Taschen. The ultimate companion to the film, it contains on and off set photographs, pre-production paintings, conceptual designs, and publicity materials plus insights from the actors, senior production designers, & special-effects experts.

Bare Light at

Bare Light

Posted in Home Stuff and Lighting

Made by hand in Los Angeles, Bare Light stands apart from others due to its clear glass socket; a design that (safely) reveals the light’s electrical components as well as creating a unique refractive glow. Bare Light also features a classic cloth cord.

Aston Martin DB9 GT at

Aston Martin DB9 GT

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

More powerful than its predecessor, Aston Martin’s DB9 GT is fitted with a 6-liter V12 that cranks out 457 horsepower, making it the most powerful DB9 ever made. 0-60 in 4.5 and a top speed of 186MPH, it features a 6-speed Touchtronic II tranny & the brand’s tech new AMi infotainment system.

Camp Champ at Camp Champ at

Camp Champ

Designed and built by Austrian craftsmen, the Camp Champ is a deluxe outdoor-camp cooking station made with the finest materials. Encased in a world tour-worthy wooden crate that opens up to reveal a kitchen built for 6, it offers a generous workstation and storage plus an integrated knife block, spice rack, utensils, & more.

DxO ONE Plug-in iPhone Camera at

DxO ONE Plug-in iPhone Camera

This plug-in iPhone camera greatly improves the imaging capability of your already impressive iPhone 6. The DxO ONE unit plugs into the Lightning port & offers a bright f/1.8 aperture and a 20.2MP sensor as well as a manually adjustable aperture, shutter speed and ISO settings. Due for release in September.

Carolina Pigtail Turner at

Carolina Pigtail Turner

Step up your grilling game with the Pigtail, a heavy duty steak-turner made from of a salvaged railroad spike by Carolina Shuckers. In addition to the Pigtail, they offer a whole range of oyster shucking knives and summer party essentials, all made with salvaged steel.

Lexus SLIDE at


Posted in Gear for Men

A working hoverboard by Lexus.  Cool to see some experienced engineers tackling one of future’s yet-to-be realized lustful objects. No specs have been released yet as this is likely deep into development, however, the thing looks slick on video and we certainly hope this sees the light of day and isn’t just being used as a brand promo opportunity.