If you're a fly guy or just have a love of aviation history, then this might be the perfect gift for you. The McDonnell F4 Phanton II Ejection Seat ($15K) is an actual front row seat from the McDonnell F-4 Phantom II two-seat twinject fighter. One of the most versatile fights ever built. This rocket ejection seat was made by Martin-Baker Aircraft Co. Ltd. The professionally refurbished seat includes authentic touches such as an empty oxygen tank. Each seat also comes with a certificate of authenticity and otherwise is sold as is.
Turn that steak dinner into a true event with the Steakstones Hot Cooking System ($140). Steakstones work by taking the lava stone and heating it in the oven for about 20-40 minutes.The stones stay hot for about 30 minutes allowing you and your guests to cook your meat exactly the way you like it. Smaller individual sets are also available so your guests can have their own stones. Individual Steakstones include spots for sauces and a serving plate.
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1. Wattpad Raises $46 Million to Build a Global Literary Community - Mashable
2. Amazing New Spinal Cord Implant Revives Paralyzed Man's Legs - Gizmodo
3. How ‘Shameless’ Became One of TV’s Best Dramas - Flavorwire
4. Navy To Deploy Railgun In 2016 - Ubergizmo
5. Despite Fears, Legal Marijuana Doesn't Increase Crime - Complex
Porsche just announced it's latest crossover SUV the 2015 Porsche Macan ($51,000). The Macan S features a 3.0-liter Twin Turbo V6 that will get 340 horses while the next Model up the Macan Turbo has a 3.6-liter Twin Turbo V-6 that pushes a nice 400 horses that will get your to 60 mph in under 5.0 seconds. The engine options are paired with a 7 speed double clutch transmission, and all wheel drive is standard on both models. Expect the Macan to go on sale some time in the first half of 2015.(more…)
OK, imagine never having to wear the same underwear two times for an entire year. Me Undies has made that wish come true with the Me Undies 365-Pack ($3250). The pack includes 365 pairs of underwear for every day of the year. Just call their operators and they will help you to mix and match different styles to fit your needs. So if you're a bit of a clean freak, this might be the perfect gift.
The beautifully refined Omega Speedmaster Apollo 11 45th Anniversary Watch ($TBA) was introduced at Baselworld 2014 and I just might need to add this guy to my collection. The watch celebrates the first lunar landing and its connection to the original Speedmaster. The watch features some interesting innovations such as the black PVD dial which was created by a laser removing material to create the name, sub-dial and hour markers. While the hands, indexes, and bezel are enhanced with 18K Omega Sedna gold. Additional features include a 42 mm case, a scratch resistant sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment on both sides, an Omega 1861 movement, and water resistance to 50 meters (167 feet). This collection is a limited edition watch and only 1,969 pieces will be released in June 2014 when it hits stores.