If you have a 6th generation iPod nano laying around you need to check out the Lunatik premium conversion kit ($45-$50). It takes your iPod nano and turns it into a futuristic wristwatch. The kit is made from aircraft grade aluminum and seamlessly integrates with your iPod nano. We now that Apple no longer makes the square nano, but you can still get plenty of 6th generation iPod Nano's on eBay.
Nano House ($23) contains 40 examples of ingenious, responsible and advanced homes that each have less that 650 sq ft of living space. Housing is becoming a real problem due to lack of space. In growing cities space is at a premium due to new businesses whereas out in the country we are doing our best to preserve both nature and the landscape. In the world's most impoverished areas economical and sustainable living is a necessity and something we rarely think of in this digital age until we are in the position where we have the basic human need for a roof over our heads. This is a fascinating look at how we can fulfill this need by having a living space that is efficient, ecological and flexible.
The New Balance M998BR Kith Exclusives ($300) are an amazing looking shoe. The U.S. made 998's are a classic amongst runners and the new colorway will be it a favorite for non-runners as well. The shoes overall black color with the off-white midsole will go with almost any outfit. The uppers are made from multiple materials including suede and a heavy duty canvas box. The kicker are the red accents and the 3m reflective rope lace accents that make the shoe a must have.Update: Kith is sold out of these, so if you want to pick up a pair you'll have to check them out on eBay: Click Here.(more…)
Joey Roth is one of our favorite speaker designers and he's gotten together with Grovemade to help design the Grovemade Wood Speakers ($599). The speakers harness the acoustic properties of wood and create beautifully clear and nuanced sound. The speakers are machined out of solid wood and are mounted on a leather clad stainless steel stands.The wood enclosure isn't just for looks. It is carved into a horn with precise dimensions in order to provide the very best sound. The horn shape provides a boost to the lower frequencies while removing distortion caused by digital signal processing, and standard bass reflex enclosures.Each of these speakers is hand crafted one at a time at Grovemade's Portland, Oregon workshop.
At the end of each week we'll provide you with a recap of all the products we reviewed during the week. Along with a a little something extra to get you through the weekend.WE MOVED TO MUTED.COM ($PRICELESS) LOGITECH HARMONY ULTIMATE REMOTE ($350) MAMMUTH REWARRON 1:3 SCALE R/C CAR ($5,500+) MANTRY ($75/month) LITO GREEN MOTION SORA ($41,000) OCULUS RIFT ($300) CLOTHING FOR SPUMMER ($MULTI) SMARTBOT ($175) THE POP-UP PINHOLE PROJECT ($47) HARD GRAFT IPHONE 5 BACK UP CASE & COVER ($122) WARBY PARKER 1922 COLLECTION ($95) THE RENAULT TWIZY SPORT F1 CONCEPT ($TBA) STUFF-A-BURGER PRESS ($24) MB&F MUSICMACHINE ($13,000) QUMARION HUMANOID INPUT DEVICE ($750) PHOTOGRAPH - NSFW [VIA]
This amazing and ground breaking 2009 masterpiece by James Cameron ushered in the era of the RealD 3D cinema technology. Avatar ($17) follows Jake Sully, (Sam Worthington) a paralyzed Marine that's been dispatched to the moon known as Pandora. He has a unique mission which leaves him conflicted between carrying out the orders that he's given and protecting this new world. Avatar is currently the king when it comes to the proper use of 3D to enhance and make you feel like you're apart of a movie and not just using it as a gimmick. The cast features Sigourney Weaver, Sam Worthington, and Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriquez, and Giovanni Ribisi. Avatar is currently the highest grossing movie of all time.