V-Moda wants you to get rid of your in-ear low-quality ear buds and get some audiophile quality headphones that have been slimmed down without reducing sound quality. The V-Moda extra-portable XS headphones ($212) are ergonomically designed and made to the highest military and audiophile specifications.Usually known for their bulkier headphones, the XS feature an ergonomic design that are significantly smaller and remove that unsightly gap noticeable on most headphones. The result is a more comfortable, enjoyable fit that contours to the shape of your head that are highly portable. And since these are going to be your new favorites, you'll be happy to know they've been tested to the highest quality standards.These tests included 1 million+ bends to the Kevlar-reinforced cable, 70+ drops on concrete from 1.5 meters, 10+ flat bends of the steelflex headband, and easily survived extreme temperatures, humidity, salt spray & UV rays.The V-Moda XS are also highly customizable through optional enhancements. You can choose over 10 colors for the metal shields on the sides of the cups and have them engraved from a list of designs or by creating your own logo.
This great book Eat Your Vegetables ($17) was named as one of the best cookbooks of last year by The Boston Globe, The Atlantic and NPR's "Here and Now"! This is a fab collection of both vegan and vegetarian recipes for singles, those veggie lovers living in carnivorous households, couples seeking creative sides and anyone hankering after some plant based, smaller portion recipes. These all come courtesy of Joe Yonan, the must loved editor of The Washington Post and the author of Serve Yourself. Most people at some time will have faced the frustrations of trying to plan, shop and cook wonderfully tasty vegetarian and vegan meals for one, two or a small group. This a fab volume that should be on the shelf of every kitchen.
The Midual Type 1 ($185,000) is for those looking for an uber elite status symbol. The Type 1 just made its debut at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in California. So what exactly goes into a $185,000 machine. Well, the power plant is a fuel-injected DOHC four-valve transverse flat that puts out 106 horses at 8000 rpm with about 74 ft-lb of torque at 5300 rpm. Additional features include an aluminum alloy frame, 43mm Ohlins FGRT front fork and a catilevered Ohlins TTX36 rear shock supporting 17-inch wire-spoke wheels wrapped in Michelin tires (120/70 front & 180/55 rear). Brembo brakes, leather hand grips, and your choice of Australian Oak or metal instrument panel finishes finish off the luxury touches. Only 35 of the Midual Type 1's will be made available.
The Undisputed Guide To Pro Basketball History ($18) is a must have. Think basketball history and you will think of the Lakers, the Celtics, the Bulls and other such stellar teams. The real history of the game cuts way deeper than these superstars however and whatever you write about the record books, the bottom line or the retired jerseys, it is very hard to do justice to this most chaotic, energetic and wild sport. Many people fail to realize that it isn't the champions who have defined Pro Basketball but the personalities. Every roundball fan should have this in their collection.
Welcome to the biggest book on the Simpsons EVER! Packed into this one humungous episode guide, Simpsons World ($35) is 20 years worth of programs, it doesn't get much better than that! To call The Simpsons just a TV show is a travesty, this is an institution. They celebrated their 20th anniversary in 2010 and this book was produced to give every Simpsons fanatic a keepsake book to commemorate a momentous event in American TV history. This is mighty tome, with more that 1,200 pages of episode recaps in glorious full color and if you only have one Simpsons book in your collection (shame on you!) make it this one.
Wood like planks, poles or dunnage bars travel across the oceans. During their voyage they are bleached by the sun and sea, polished by sand and stones, and finally arrive at their destination.Driftwood Magnet Boards ($140+) is the second life of these weary travelers. The boards are photographed and dated where they're found, and the information is added to the logbook that comes with every piece. Back at the shop the boards are cleaned, dried out and branded with the geographic coordinates of their discovery site. That's not the end of their story.In order to make these works of art useful, powerful magnets are sunken into boreholes, which allows the boards to be used to organize keys, knives, tools, basically any of your magnetic object. So if you're looking for something original for your home or garage, Driftwood Magnet Boards are a great option.