March 31, 2008
This oil burns in Red, Green, or Purple, and can be used in just about any oil lamp. For $20 you get a 250ml bottle of the colored oil of your choice (enough for 15 hours of burning time). The oil uses various salts and metals to tint the color of the flame. They are available now at ThinkGeek.com.
March 27, 2008
Published by Nintendo, Super Smash Bros is back with its third edition. Super Smash Bros. Brawl was just made available for Wii this March and will have you even more addicted than the last two games. Not only did they introduce some conventional rules and tactics that other fighting games don’t have, they also indulge you with plenty of challenges, a great storyline, and more characters to choose from. You can play by yourself, or with up to four friends. Don’t fret if you don’t have any because the game even supports online battles! Its no wonder Brawl is Nintendo’s fastest selling title in America!
March 27, 2008
d3o is the latest in action sports protective body armor. Their unique material is specially engineered with intelligent molecules. They flow with you as you move but on shock they lock together to absorb impact energy. The material is used by several different companies in tons of different products. I am keeping an eye out for Gore-Tex Pro Shell Leather (the first leather moto jacket using d3o). Another brand using d3o for motorcyclists is Racer gloves. Most products with d3o are for sports (soccer, ski, etc) but more and more motorcycle companies are adopting the material. See more pictures and videos.
March 26, 2008
These Italian-made t-shirts feature a pocket for your MP3 player, and a washable cord that runs though the shirt. The top of the shirt has an audio jack and comes with super-short headphones. Music & Sons shirts ($70) are perfect for anyone who gets frustrated by holding their ipod, and for people who hate getting tangled up in their headphone wires.
March 25, 2008
One of the newest fashion forward designers, Tarina Tarantino has caught our eye with her Crystal Skull Belt ($350). The belt features enamel roses and clear crystals. Tarantino’s belt is available at boutiques all around the world. [via]
March 24, 2008
Perrier-Jouet Champagne from Pernod-Ricard tops the record books as the most expensive champaign. It is available in a 12 bottle box-set costing 50,000 Euros. Only 100 sets will be produced, feel free to buy me one. Read the rest of this entry »
March 20, 2008
Josh Hadar makes these crazy bicycles by hand. The bikes can be powered by traditional pedaling, or by a gasoline engine. The fuel is stored in a hand-blown glass tank protected by a type of rib cage. They bikes cost anywhere from $12,000 and $35,000 and only take 3 months to build. See more pictures.
March 12, 2008
Logitech has made yet another wireless music system. The Squeezebox Duet tops all previous models. It also has support for nearly every operating system and a bevy of media players. The device allows you to stream music directly from your computer to speakers or receiver. You could also bypass your computer and keep your music online, or stream your music from online services such as Pandora, Slacker, and Rhapsody. The base can hook up with its digital optical, coax, or analog audio connectors, features 802.11b/g wireless, and a 10/100 Mbps Ethernet port. The controller looks looks like a compact Logitech Harmony and has a 2.4-inch color LCD TFT display with backlight, rechargeable Li-ion battery, and built-in 802.11b/g wireless. The whole thing costs $399.99 and is available now. CNET has a complete review. See more pictures.
March 7, 2008
Pinky Vodka ($30), not to be confused with P.I.N.K. Vodka. Pinky was developed by champion Scandinavian wine testers. The vodka is five times distilled and is flavored with violets, rose petals, and 10 other botanicals.
March 6, 2008
These hand-made baby head planters from Kniffin Pottery offer a unique style of home decor. They are made of white clay with a clear glaze, and come in either large (3 1/2″) or small (2 1/2″) sizes. The Baby Head Planters start at only $22 but have very limited availability. More Pictures.