The Oree Touch Slab ($200) replaces your basic track pad and adds a touch of originality to your work space. It's made from a single block of maple or walnut and is compatible with bluetooth enabled devices whether they're Mac or Windows (7 or 8). The Touch Slab supports a full set of gestures and can even be used as a numeric keypad. Pre-orders are being taken now with shipments starting on October 21st.
Paying homage to the Mark XI, the IWC Pilots Watch Mark XVIII Edition ($4150) takes traditional timepiece design to new heights. Limited to just 1,948 pieces in tribute to the years of the Mark 11's release, this versatile timepiece has a reimagined green textile Nato strap and luminous quarter hour markers with matching hands. Fitted with an automatic, self-winding movement that promises accurate timing with its 42-hour reserve, this soft-iron inner case watch has been finished with a crystal glass casing with added protection from sudden drops in pressure. Available in a range of colors according to your personal style and suitable for all kinds of wear, this collectible timepiece fits into the most comprehensive of watch collections.
The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book ($12) is a great collection of easy to fold designs for paper airplanes also has many innovative theories about flight itself, and includes the authors own Guinness World Record breaking plane. There are 16 tear out model planes to create to hone your skills, you never know, you could be the next to break a world record! This book was seen by millions on Conan, and the first person to break the current world record using John's plane will win $1,000! Our office floor currently looks like an airplane breakers yard, but boy are we having fun.
Man this is upsetting. The end of an era is upon us. The Land Rover Defender 2000000 ($TBA), will be one of the last trucks in one of the greatest runs in automotive history. The 2 millionth Defender built, will be completely bespoke and built with the help of some all-stars including Bear Grylls. The special model will contain many upgraded features and will only be available for purchase from the Bonhams charity auction on December 16th. This is right around the time the last Defender will be produced.
Every so often we scour the web and provide you with links to all the cool things we found. And as always, we give you a little something extra to get you through to Monday.1. Photograph - Plain White Tank 2. Researcher's grow human brains in a lab - Gizmag 3. 5 Myths About Flying Everyone Believes - Cracked 4. Fascinating, Moving Photographs of the Most Violent City in America - Flavorwire 5. Drunk vs Stoned - BuzzFeed 6. 10 People Who Dominated a Ruff Situation - College Humor 7. Art Imitates Fine Dining: Here's A 12-Course Tasting Menu In A Can - Food Republic 8. Are dudes with beards really more attractive? - The Week 9. 10 Things You Didn't Know About Southern Comfort - First We Feast 10. The Ring Clock - Muted
Apocalypse Now ($14) is the movie that almost killed Martin Sheen. Directed and produced by Francis Ford Coppola, Apocalypse Now is the story of a U.S. Army Captain veteran Benjamin L. Willard (Martin Sheen) and his secret assignment to travel through Vietnam, down the Nung River, to find and kill Special Forces Colonel Walter E. Kurtz (Marlon Brando). The cast includes other heavyweights like Robert Duvall, Laurence Fishburne, Dennis Hopper, and a young Harrison Ford. Apocalypse now is a gripping, disturbing, and dark movie that definitely makes an impact.