Since when have you been able to destress and release tight muscles with your gym bottle? Well, since now! The Mobot Mobility Bottles ($65) are a genius invention that now only can help to rehydrate you but also relieve tight muscles. Able to insulate your drink the durable EVA foam is washable and easy to maintain, making it your new gym essential! Made in two sizes to suit you and in a choice of colors.
If you didn't already know, there are some beautiful homes on Long Island. One of them is the Sand Point House by Ole Sondrensen ($NFS). Ole Sondrensen Architects are a a mid-sized firm located in New York. The Principal, Sondresen, was raised in Norway where he learned his passion for carpentry and craftsmanship in his father's woodworking shop. You can tell from his latest work that he is an expert in his craft. The Sand Point house is located near Long Island's Gold Coast and is a renovation of a 19th century farmhouse. It features a cantilevered glass additional above an existing stone wall, a terraced garden, a great room with a custom concrete fireplace, Douglas Fir beams, and a screened-in porch. The integration of the new additional and the old farmhouse is flawless. You can check out other works by the firm on their website at the link below.
Bring a little cheer to the holidays with the HopBox Brewing Kit ($250). The HopBox is a handcrafted home brewing kit that yields two 1-gallon batches of beer. The kit includes everything you need to get started; 8 stunning cobalt blue flip-top glass bottles, 2 1-gallon glass fermenters, a triple-scale hydrometer with glass test jar for measuring alcohol content, a siphon, a handcrafted 2-gallon HopBox Base made from pine or reclaimed wood, and much more. The HopBox is perfect if you have limited space or don't won't to deal with big clunky plastic 5-gallon jugs.
If you're the kind of bloke who loves riding his bike in the mud, rain, or snow, then you need to get your hands on a Trek Farley Fat Bike ($2630). High volume tires allow fat bikes to go over almost any terrain. The just float over obstacles that stop other bikes dead in their tracks. The Trek Farley features a super-strong frame made from Alpha Platinum Aluminum, a 10-speed cassette and 2-ring crankset, post mounted disc brakes, a salsa alloy 135mm front hub, 170mm rear hub and Surly Knard, 120tpi 26x3.8" tires.
Could these headphones be too good? As an affordable pair of planar magnetic headphones the Oppo PM-3 Planar Headphones ($399) simply can't be beaten. In fact there performance is so brilliant it reveals any flaws in the original recording! Crafted from metal parts for an ultra-durable pair of quality headphones they feature noise isolation, a total weight of just 10 oz., and planar magnetic drivers. These drivers are made with a 7-layer double-sided voice coil diaphragm. While sound is created through a very thin and light diaphragm that delivers high resolution with minimal distortion. Fitting snuggly around the ears and over the head these headphones are comfortable enough for hours of use. Invest in a pair of quality Oppo PM-3 Headphones and let your ears experience true sound.
I had never really thought that Google Glass was going to be something I would use. I just got the feeling that wearing them was some what voyeuristic. But after seeing the new app, from GlassFit, Race Yourself ($TBA) I'm starting to see the light.(more…)