Barbour is known for classically styled well constructed pieces. Their Barbour Leather Tarras Bag ($239) is such a piece, but it is also incredibly affordable. The bag measures 15x12x4" so it's the perfect size for holding all of your essentials for your daily commute or weekend get away. It's made from premium Leather and has one large main compartment and two front pockets. The two front pockets give you a secure place for all of your smaller essentials, while the larger compartment can handle your laptop or weekend essentials. Other features include an adjustable shoulder strap, buckle closures, and premium detailing.
The World Is Coming To An End ($0) is a must watch video. Don't be fooled by the post title. This might be one of the most inspirational videos you see. Richard Williams, better known by his stage name Prince EA, is an American rapper, and rights activist from St. Louis, Missouri and he delivers a powerful message. The World Is Coming To An End takes just 4 minutes to watch, and is worth every minute.
Johnny Ramone was raised in the New York borough of Queens and went on to found one of the most influential rock bands ever. He, unlike many others, never strayed from the attitude of his blue collar roots and was imbued with that angry young man spirit that would characterize both his public and private persona. Through all the madness of the time .Johnny kept his band constantly focused and moving forward to the ultimate accolade; taking their place in history as the inventors of punk rock. The Ramones had their official induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002, only 2 years before Johnny succumbed to cancer and became the last of the three founding members to pass away. Commando: The Autobiography of Johnny Ramone ($12) is a revealing and inspiring memoir told in Johnny's own interminable style and is a fascinating insight into one of rocks most enigmatic characters.
Michael Young, a designer out of Hong King, has brought his interpretation of the Moke to life. The Moke International By Michael Young ($TBA) comes more than 60 years after it was originally introduced. Michael was approached by Moke after he completed a rebuild of the storied truck and the rest is history. The Moke has been modernized while keeping its visual appeal intact. About 1000 will be produced each year and they'll be available in a left or right-hand drive.
The Caterham AeroSeven Concept ($TBA) was revealed today at the Singapore Grand Prix. The AeroSeven is based on the Seven CSR platform, but incorporates a new carbon-fiber body. The power plant is a Ford Duratec 2.0-liter inline-four that gets 237 horsepower and will get to 60 mph in under four seconds. Even though this is just a concept Caterham has stated the AeroSeven will go into production some time in 2014, although with altered specs. In the meantime check out more pics after the break.(more…)
The worst thing is to bring your bluetooth speaker with you on an outing and realize you forgot to charge it or that your batteries are dead. In comes the Eton Rugged Rukus ($100). The Rukus is a solar powered, bluetooth enabled speaker. As long as there's sun you have music and when it gets dark the Rukus has an internal lithium battery to keep you going. It can be charged via solar panels or a micro USB. The battery will last over 8 hours when fully charged. And don't worry about a little abuse. The unit can withstand drops from 1 meter and is water resistant. So whether you want tunes for a camp fire or your hitting the trails, the Rukus will be able to provide the tunes.