Have you ever studied a can of beer before cracking it open? No? Well knows your chance. In alphabetic order, Beer ($15) gives us an insight into a remarkable collection of over 500 cans from 30 countries that range from the iconic to the obscure. They are all here, from the busty lovelies that adorned the Tennants cans to Old Frothingsloth. This is a veritable bible for beer fans who can reminisce over forgotten brews and relish in the fact that many classics have moved with the times to become firm favorites. Both beer and design fans will love this book. Many of these will be familiar, many of them will not, but the overall feelgood factor is hard to beat.
Add a splash of color to your summer gear with the addition of The Hill-Side Watch Bands ($59). The bands come in a variety of colorways including; Tan Cloud Camouflage, Confetti Print, Big Crazy Floral Print, Linen Idego Discharge, and Indigo/Red Stripe. Each band is 18mm and made with 100% Japanese cotton with leather trim.
The 2014 Aston Martin Vanquish Volante ($282,000) is Aston Martin's latest supercar. The Vanquish is powered by a 5.9-liter AM11 V-12, which puts out 55 horses and 457-foot pounds of torque. It'll get you to 60 mph in 4.2 seconds. The carbon-fiber body, derived from AM's GT race car program, reduces weight, increases agility, and allows for the creation of unbroken exterior lines. The folding soft top closes in 14 seconds and can be closed at speeds up to 30 mph.[gallery type="rectangular" ids="8193,8197,8196,8195,8199,8198"]
Here it is, the buying guide you’ve been waiting for – our guide to the best everyday carry (EDC) tactical essentials. Why so exciting? Why so important? Well, these tools and pieces of equipment are exactly the kind of thing that you need to have with you at all times. That’s why they’re essential. But it’s more than that. The items are also oh-so-cool, totally useful, and they make the best gifts (to a loved one, or even to yourself). They’re versatile, handy to have around, and they don’t cost the earth. Why wouldn’t you want these tactical essentials with you wherever you go? From watches to wallets, backpacks to flashlights, and much more, this is the only guide you need.
How far would you go to wreak revenge on those who have killed your family? Gladiator ($7) is the story of such a man who is also a Roman General who is betrayed and sees his family slaughtered at the hands of an emperor's corrupt son. Russell Crowe is Maximus Decimus Meridian, the coolest named gladiator ever in this 2000 Ridley Scott epic. Joaquin Phoenix is the emperors son and this movie picked up 5 awards from 12 nominations at the 2001 Oscars.
If you're feeling a little funky, check out the Adidas ZX 8000 Boost Grey/Green/Red ($146) currently available over at Suppa. The uppers on these guys feature a toe box with a prominent snake pattern, with teal green surrounding the adidas stripes on the side panels. The heel shows off a transparent TPU heel counter with red accents. The whole kit sits on a compression-molded EVA outsole. These runners will definitely have you standing out in a crowd.