There's nothing worse than camping, boing out on the trail, or doing an urban hike through your favorite city when you realize your cell phone has run out of juice. No calls, no more pictures, no more texts.The Jackery Fit ($30) looks to help with that situation by providing a small portable unit that can get you back up and running in no time.The Jackery Fit is a 5600mAh rechargeable battery that will work with your favorite iPhone, Samsung, Android or Nexus iPhones and tablets, plus a multitude of other devices. It will allow you to fully charge your iPhones 2 or 3 times or add 22 hours of talk time. It also contains a handy flashlight.
Welcome to our daily series “The Daily Roundup“, where we scour the web and provide you with links to all the happenings around the world that we’ve found.
1. Oculus VR's John Carmack sees bright future in Facebook deal - Engadget
2. Obrum PL-01 Concept Tank with Adaptiv Systems - Mikeshouts
3. Neurosurgeons Save a Woman’s Life with the World’s First 3D-Printed Skull - Inhabitat
4. Habitable Planets Could be Found With Digital Camera - Mashable
5. Brain Implant Could Help Folks Walk Again - Ubergizmo
When the Navy is called upon to send its elite, they send in the SEALS. And when the SEALS are called on to send their elite; they send in SEAL Team Six ($7). These are a top secret unit employed to work in the fields of counter terrorism, counterinsurgency and hostage rescue. In the behind the scenes, highly dramatic chronicle we are taken into the world of the Navy SEALS and this is one book you will not be able to put down. From the initial application through the grueling selection process to becoming a SEAL, your appreciation for these fine men will increase tenfold when you have read this.
Every kid needs a day off once in a while, and that's the premise of this classic 1986 movie by John Hughes. Mia Sara and Alan Ruck join Star Matthew Broderick in Ferris Bueller's Day Off ($5). Ferris wakes up one day and realizes the days to beautiful to go to school, so he pretends that he's sick and spends a day off going on crazy adventures in Chicago with his girlfriend and his best friend, all the while dodging the ruthless principal who is hell-bent on catching him. Ferris Bueller 's Day off is one of those must see classic 1980's movies.
The NMD line from adidas has a new colorway dropping on May 20th called pearl gray. And they look pretty cool. The NMD_CS2 Primeknit Sneaker - Pearl Grey ($180) feature a Japanese-influenced line pattern on an adidas Primeknit upper. The upper is made from a soft fabric that'll give you a snug fit all day. The upper sits on an all white EVA midsole which provides ultra-lightweight cushioning and is wrapped in a rubber outsole. Check out the adidas site, because this new colorway might sell out pretty fast.
There are few modern day punchlines which are as iconic, and untrue, as "I only read it for the articles." While there were articles provided by great writers, and a lot of humor too, nobody can deny that the big draw of Playboy was its spectacular covers. Some of the greatest beauties of all time graced the cover of Playboy and they have enticed millions to buy it from back in the fifties when it first appeared through into the 21st century. Playboy's Greatest Covers ($23) is a collection of 200 covers, chosen by Hugh Hefner himself gives us an insight on how a magazine could have such an impact on the culture of America.