Are you looking for the coolest vaporizer to smoke your tobacco? Look no further the palm-sized Pax vaporizer from Ploom. Ploom says this little guy heats your tobacco just enough to release the delicious, satisfying vapor, without the burning. This results in no smoke and better no second-hand smoke for those around you. The whole kit includes a Pax unit with screen, mouthpiece, and lid. You also get an AC wall charging kit and a cleaning kit. Pax runs about $249.00 but is definitely worth it. Check out the showing off Pax's features.
We all have rooms in our homes that remind us dungeons. But you no longer have to put up with a dark area that you'd rather avoid. The Lucy Sunlight Bender ($200+) is an automatic mirror that follows the sun throughout the day, reflecting natural sunlight into the room of your choice. Lucy is made up of Photo sensors, Pv cells, and a flat mirror which when put together can reflect up to 7000 lumens of sunlight into any room. Check out their website to see before and after pictures of what Lucy can do.
The Nomad Collapsible Soaking Tub With Coil ($999) allows you to take the comforts of home with you no matter how far off the beaten path you go. The Nomad can be setup in the backyard or folded down to fit in a 14" x 16" x 30" duffel bag and taken camping. It holds 225 gallons of water and measures 60" dia. x 24" h. The heater coil can be heated with propane, natural gas or firewood. It's made from 1.25" stainless steel tubing and uses thermosyphoning to circulate the water. If you're roughing it, they suggest using a pump like the Honda WX10 to drain and fill the tub.
Creativity, Inc. ($17) written by Ed Catmull, the co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios, is a book for those who want to foster creativity in the teams they manage. The book starts off by telling the story of Pixar; from the initial rise to its present day incarnation. Aside from that fascinating story, Creativity, Inc. provides insights inside Catmull's management philosophy. For example, he insists that absolute candor and transparency are at the cornerstone of a creative team. Every individual must feel like they can speak their minds and that what they have to say matters.
From the pen of #1 NYT best selling author Justin Halpern, the man behind Sh*t My Dad Says, come another laugh-out-loud funny yet also touching collection of personal stories about his relations with the opposite sex. I Suck At Girls ($15), takes us on his journey from that never forgotten first kiss through to getting engaged, without missing out all those awkward times in between these personal landmarks. Halpern unleashed his own particular brand of comedic writing on the world with his first book and this one cements his as one of the most talented writers of our time.
http://vimeo.com/86606975 Check out this video of a tattoo artist in action. It's shot in slowmotion and is kinda hard to look away from. It reminds you that a tattoo gun is actually a blade stabbing the client over and over again. It's oddly satisfying.