Nocs has developed a beautifully made portable air play speaker that can rival the big boys. The Nocs NS2 AIR Monitors ($450) allow you to stream your music from your PC or any mac device. They provide high-quality sound by using Kevlar reinforced dual magnet woofers, 3/4 inch silk dome tweeters and dampened hand-built rubber coated cabinets. With a frequency response of 20 Hz - 20 kHz you are sure to get amazing sound.
Taking the iconic design from one of the world's most recognizable motor vehicles, the Retro VW Fridge ($TBA) draws the eye towards a usually unremarkable kitchen appliance. Reminiscent of the unique curved bumper, this fridge takes it back to the original camper van design with its curved 'V' split color silhouette and large 'WV' logo. Using the same colors as the original motor vehicles, this fridge combines 60's design with modern technology. An advanced fan system distributes the air evenly while CrispZones keep your fruit and vegetables fresher for longer. The Retro VW fridge has an A+++ energy efficiency rating and features 260 liters of capacity providing ample storage for the whole family. This fridge is a functional and beautiful addition to an already stylish kitchen.
The Mission Workshop Black Cam Series Messenger Bag ($249) gives you a nice departure from the standard green camo that's perfect for the coming seasons. The bag is made from MultiCam-black Cordura and utilizes black metal hardware throughout the bag. You can use the weatherproof top flap in one of two modes: either as a roll top or a traditional flap configuration. Additional features includes quick-access exterior pockets, internal zippered pockets that can fit up to a 15" laptop while the main cargo compartment can fit larger devices. The Black Cam is made in the U.S. and comes with a lifetime warranty.
Forget about getting a plan ole fish aquarium and get a true conversation piece. The Jellyfish Cylinder Nano Aquarium ($250) takes about ten minutes to setup. When you're done, go to the companies website and enter the code that came with your package. Your jellyfish are then shipped by express delivery and on your doorstep in days.What makes the Nano so unique is a tank that mimics the natural open water habitat of jellyfish through laminar water flow pattern not possible in regular tanks. The tank also has an integrated mechanical, chemical, and biological filtration system that makes it easy to operate and clean.If you want the discounted price make sure you get in on their Kickstarter campaign, before it ends.
Shinola out of Detroit makes beautifully hand crafted products. Whether it's their watches, bicycles or leather goods there is a huge attention to detail in everything they do.The Shinola Runwell Di2 Limited Edition Bicycle ($4500) features an American-made lugged steel frame and forks with Shimano Di2 electronic shifting and Alfine hydraulic brakes, which give you incredible performance and braking benefits.And not to worry when riding at night because they've got you covered. The Supernova E2 Pro is an extremely bright light controlled via an LED control panel that gives you on-demand lighting. You also get Shinola's limited edition aluminum front rack for carry all of your essentials. Because this is an extremely limited edition each bike is built to order and the current expected shipping date is March 2014.
It was back in 2005 that moviemaker Christopher Nolan redefined the legend of Batman for a whole new generation with the blockbuster movie Batman Begins. He followed this up in 2008 with The Dark Knight and completed the trilogy in 2012 with The Dark Knight Rises. Now, for the first time, we have a true in depth exploration of Christopher Nolan's Batman: The Dark Knight Manual ($29), the definitive guide to technologies, tools and vehicles. An awesome book for all Batman fans, this looks at how each movie was created in stunning detail and gives a real insight into the man who is a master at his trade.