Gear

Ricoh Americas Binoculars

Ricoh NV-10A Enhanced Binoculars

If you’re paying $1,000 for a seat at the Super Bowl, the last thing you want is post-Katy Perry-performance smoke obscuring your view of the field in the 3rd quarter. Make sure you can see it all with Ricoh’s new NV-10A … Continue reading

Design

Hash Bookshelf by Line Studio 0

Hash Bookshelf by Line Studio

Say what you will about reading on smartphones, tablets, and eReaders, but we still crave the old fashioned book. Heavy, thick, and with that musty old book smell that dominates libraries so much. Ah, libraries. They still around? Anyways, another … Continue reading

Gadgets

Fujifilm XA-2 Camera 1

Fujifilm XA-2 Camera

As evidenced by Spud Webb, Doug Flutie, or the fie work of Snap, Crackle, or Pop, sometimes high performance can still come in a compact size. Such is the case with Fujifilm’s new XA-2, a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera that looks … Continue reading

Vehicles

Gurkha RPV Tactical Armored Vehicle

Gurkha RPV Tactical Armored Vehicle

The Gurkha RPV Tactical Armored Vehicle is the perfect way to get to the store for milk and bread—when your road is littered with laser beam-shooting cyborgs, rabid rhinos, and falling asteroids. Yeah, this armor-plated powerhouse is ready to get … Continue reading

Architecture

Flask Speakeasy Shanghai by Alberto Caiola 1

Flask Speakeasy Shanghai by Alberto Caiola

While we’re glad we didn’t have to suffer through the Prohibition era, we’ve always found something appealing about the speakeasies of the 1920s and 30s, with their stealthy styling and wink-wink word-out-mouth advertising. But there’s no way we were prepared … Continue reading

Gear

Best Fixed Blade Knives

Hard Cuts: The 8 Best Fixed Blade Knives

Multi-tools and folding pocket knives are great for their purpose, but no matter how stiff their locking mechanism or how strong their handle, they’re never going to match up to a good fixed blade knife. Whatever your purpose, be it working … Continue reading

Design

Stereo Console by Symbol Audio 0

Stereo Console by Symbol Audio

If you like your audio/video setup neat and sharp, not bulky and wire-filled, check out the Stereo Console from Symbol Audio, a minimalist way of filling your room with solid sound. Handcrafted in New York’s Hudson Valley, the cabinet comes … Continue reading

Entertainment

Saturday Night Live- The Complete History

Saturday Night Live: The Complete History

It’s hard to believe, but Saturday Night Live is now 40 years old. And despite the last year or two being pretty rough, no one can deny the asteroid-like impact Lorne Michaels and crew have had on comedy and pop … Continue reading

Gadgets

CURVED labs Concept Tribute To Apples First Macintosh 1

CURVED/labs Concept Tribute To Apple’s First Macintosh

Like a pair of 80s-era legwarmers on Kate Upton, sometimes a melding of the old and new can be beautiful. German technology site CURVED/labs proves that once again with this touchscreen concept iMac, newly designed for the 30th anniversary of … Continue reading

Art

8-Bit Pop Culture Prints by Adam Lister 1

8-Bit Pop Culture Prints by Adam Lister

8-bit video games (Super Mario Bros., for example) hardly seem like the kind of things you’d spot hanging on museum walls, but in the hands of Beacon, NY-based artist Adam Lister, what’s old and familiar is new and beautiful again. … Continue reading