There are two actors many American men have aspired to over the years, one is Robert De Niro and the second, Al Pacino, the star of this movie. Scar Face ($10) tells the story of a Cuban immigrant in Miami whose greed outweighs his sense as he tries to take over a drugs cartel. Directed by Brian de Palma and with a supporting cast including Michelle Pfeiffer and Stephen Bauer, this is a movie that fully deserves to be in the iconic category. Even though it is now 31 years since its release, its great story and cast make it a movie that you'll never tire of watching.
Get a great cup of coffee, without the hassle of a full size coffee machine. With the minibru coffee mug ($25) all you have to do is add course coffee grounds to the fill line and add your hot water. After 2-3 minutes you insert the filter cylinder and press down. And that's it, a fresh cup of coffee in no time at all. Check out this [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=rF4zEeR-FEA width=640 height=480 anchor=video] to see the minibru in action.
Grovemade has just released The World's First All-Wood iPhone Bumper. The Grovemade Bumper ($39) has a one-piece design that utilizes the strong direction of the wood grain and Grovemade's signature joint design. The open design and actuated wood buttons give you a satisfying user experience. As with all of their products the bumpers are made in Portland, Oregon, hand-sanded and oiled. The bumpers are available for the iPhone 5, 5S, and 5C.
The best single collection of photos showing the work of famous street artists Banksy. Banksy: You Are an Acceptable Level of Threat ($21), concentrates on this artists most iconic imagery, covering the period from the late 1990's when he first came to prominence up until the present day. Although the locations are mainly the UK, U.S and Europe they exist around the world. When Banksy first started producing his work the political landscape was very bleak, and now it is even worse. The cheerful yet aggressive political works he produced have never been more relevant, and this comprehensive book presents his art in context to the era he was responding to in his own unique way.
Ferrari is paying hommage to the Tour De France with the unveiling of the Ferrari F12 TdF ($TBA). Ferrari dominated the race in the 50s and 60s, which rewarded cars that were able to combine maximum performance with drivability and ease of use. The Tour covered hundreds of miles each day over unforgiving terrain. The TdF features the F12 Berlinetta's 626cc 65-degree, V12. Ferrari's team boosted maximum power from 740 CV to 780 CV at 8,500 rpm. Additional features include a maximum torque of 705 nm at 6,750 rpm, 0-62 mph split at 2.9 seconds, a 0-124mph split of 7.9 seconds, and a top end speed of 211 mph. If you want one of these bad boys you need to hurry because only 799 will be made.
If you're in the city and looking for a fixie or a single gear for your daily commute, boy do I have a bike for you. The very first thing you notice about the Goldencycle 2PRO Bicycle ($555) are the gold rims, cranks, seat post, and handlebars. These gold components aren't just for looks, but the gold anodization process makes the aluminum components about 8 times harder and provides a more effective protective surface. Paired with these components is a classic matte steel frame that resists dirt and dust, allowing the bike to keep its killer looks for a long time. Additional features include a GULI gold anodized FlipFlop hub, for either fixed gear or free-running modes, and front Winzip Race 400 dual pivot quick release brakes. Now if you're in one of the bigger cities like New York or London, you'll definitely want to check out post on 'The Best Bike Locks' because you'll need one if you plan on leaving this bad boy on the street for any length of time.