Blending the love of the game with fine Italian craftsmanship, the 1930's Italian Foosball Table ($10,500) is a collectors dream. Crafted from a rich wood, this coin operated table stands as an example of gaming tables since their invention in 1922. The table features each of the traditional 8 handled playing bars that allow the user to control the movement of each original wooden player - who are each painted a corresponding red, green or white colour. Slots have been added on either side to capture the ball as it rolls into the opponent's goal making this table not only a piece of beauty but also able to continue its use as a playing tool. Even those without the appreciation for football are sure to find warmth in this tables authentic design.
Titan Blackout of the United Kingdom customizes some of the world's finest timepieces. They specialize in DLC coating and watch face adjustments. Their latest customization is a Rolex Dayton Stealth Watch by Titan Black ($25,000) that's been customized with their DLC process, a black dial with Luminous Marker, and laser engraving. The Dayton features an automatic chronometer movement, 44 jewels, 39mm case, and water resistance to 100m.
While it may be a bit far fetched to warn you that you may regret picking up this book, there are some things in here that will scare the bejeesus out of you. You Might Be A Zombie And Other Bad News ($12) plugs that gap in human knowledge that is simply too terrifying to teach in our schools, thank God we have Cracked.com who are more than happy to oblige. One nasty fact a zombie apocalypse could happen as 50% of us humans are infected with a parasite able to take over the brain. Nasty fact #2; remember when the FDA warned us about eating bugs? Then put down that strawberry yogurt, the apple and those jelly beans........
The Name says it all - The Ultimate Adventure Vehicle by Sportsmobile ($80,000) gives you everything you need for all of your outdoor pursuits, whether you enjoy mountain biking, or are planning a trip to a national park. Based on the Ford E350 one-ton cargo van the Ultimate gives you all of the capabilities you find in larger RV's, but it also delivers around town maneuverability, serious off-road capability and much better fuel economy. Also included in the package is a pop-up sleeper and a working kitchen.
Grilling juicy red meat, growing the perfect moustache and wooing a beautiful woman, is there anyone better to deliver the tutelage on all of the above, and more, than Nick Offerman, AKA Ron Swanson from Parks and Recreation? Paddle Your Own Canoe ($15) is a unique combination of his trademark comedy and is very real woodworking expertise, he does run his own woodshop after all. Paddle Your Own Canoe is full of tales from the childhood Offerman spent in Minooka, Illionois your stereotypical American small town. We his journey to Chicago we he began as an actor/carpenter the hilarious seduction of his wife. A modern classic that will have you laughing out loud.
I hope they'll eventually make one of these in a grown-up size. I'd love to tool around in one of these. Designer Songyee Yang created the B.Bike ($CONCEPT) to make it easier for young toddlers to learn how to ride a bike. The bike's soft curves, and carefully crafted shape make it harder for kids to hurt themselves. The design also helps children strengthen their leg muscles and practice their balance.