Muhammad Ali, one of the greatest boxers that ever lived, died Friday, at a Phoenix-area hospital, while he was being treated for respiratory complications. He was 74 years old.Ali had suffered from Parkinson's, a progressive neurological condition, for nearly three decades. One of Ali's last public statements condemned presidential candidate Donald Trump's proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States. He said, "We as Muslims have to stand up to those who use Islam to advance their own personal agenda."Ali finished his boxing career 56 and 5 with 37 knock outs. In his career Ali held the heavy weight title for 3 years, 3 months and 16 days.
JM & Sons are furniture makers from Toronto. They make the type of furniture we love at Muted; minimal with industrial and rustic characteristics. The JM & Sons Wall Coat Rack ($185) is a perfect example of this style. The main unit is made from bent metal with a gunmetal black finish. It features five coat hooks, two shelves and a beautifully handcrafted salvaged wood plank for the bottom shelf. This would be a perfect piece for any entryway. Check out other items on the JM & Sons website.
This is not one of those plastic toboggans that you keep for a season and then toss. The Wood Toboggan By Lucky Bums ($165) is made to become a family heirloom that will passed down from generation to generation. This toboggan is handmade using a classic parallel wood slat design and rich wood details. It includes a comfortable sled pad that's big enough to hold 3 small kids or two adults (up to 300 lbs). The sled measures 50 x 18 x 15 inches and weighs 15 pounds. Make some memories this winter with the Lucky Bums Wood Toboggan.
The Korchmar Marshall Olive Backpack ($522) is a grownup bag that's rugged and stylish at the same time. The bag features a waxed canvas exterior with beautiful antique leather trim. It's big enough to hold your laptop in its permanent padded computer sleeve and your tablets in the flat exterior zipper pocket. It also has two gusseted end pockets on the exterior for all your smaller gear. Additional features include a padded handle, adjustable shoulder strap with pad, and it easily converts from briefcase to backpack with its hidden straps.
While you're waiting for the Google Glass to come out you may want to check out PivotHead's 1080HD Video Glasses ($300). Theses shades record 1080p at 30 frames per second or 720p at 60 frames per second. You also get 8GB of internal memory, and camera modes which include activie sports, spectator, and social "Hands On". The video you shoot will be sharp with no image distortion and you even get an interchangeable polarized polycarbonate lens to boot.
An innovative design that effortlessly combines privacy and functional space, the Micro Cluster Cabins ($CALL) are a modern architectural masterpiece. A single structure which merges with its natural surroundings, the cabin is split into three with a central outdoors space. The generous middle section features wall to ceiling glass, giving the sensation of being part of nature itself while the wood-clad buildings at either end houses the bedrooms and the bathrooms. An oasis of absolute serenity coupled with contemporary convenience, this cabin is absolutely irresistible.