The Pit Barrel Cooker ($269) combines the best qualities of a slow cooker and a smoker to get you perfectly cooked meat every time. It is simple to use, portable, and built to last. The vertical design allows for shorter cooking times without having to regulate the temperature or smoke. Each kit comes with a 30 gallon steel drum, 8 stainless steel hooks, 2 hanging rods, a charcoal basket and grill grate, a hook remover, and a horseshoe barrel stand. You also get some rubs as well.
New Balance is planning on another parade of strong releases for 2014. Their latest is the New Balance M996BS Made In The USA Sneakers (Black, Yellow & Tan) ($195). The shoes have a great colorway with black suede in the uppers, tan on the logo and heel, red throughout the laces, and a nice splash of yellow on the midsole. These are available for pre-order now with shipping expected some time in April.
In Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed ($41), the photographer esteemed Frederic Chaubin reveals ninety buildings located in fourteen former Soviet Republics that display what could be considered as the 4th age of Soviet architecture. These buildings reveal an unexpected rejuvenation of imagination, an unknown and unexpected burgeoning that took place in the two decades between 1970 and 1990. As opposed to the 1920's and 1930's there was no main trend or school for thought here. They represent the chaotic impulses of the architects that were brought about country collapsing through decay and their diversity effectively announced the end of the almighty Soviet Union.
Want some killer new shoes to rock this summer that are both ultra-comfortable and aesthetically kickass? Then you will be interested to know that the latest creation from New Balance is a complete white out, quite literally. Part of the ice cool “White Instinct Pack” the New Balance ML574 White Instinct ($90) features a supple premium leather upper, a luxe leather liner and an ENCAP-technology equipped midsole for a super smooth run. With a striking new colourway known as Triple White these kicks offer both total comfort and an unforgettable killer style. Freshen up your shoe collection with the crisp New Balance ML574.
Dad, are my sneakers ready yet? This may be something you regularly hear in the future, because right now the 3D-Printed Sneakers By Recreus ($TBA) are available to print. You can 3D print you next pair of kicks thanks to a flexible filament offered by the company. Recreus believes their 1.75 mm filament is the most flexible on the market. Because flexible filaments can be extremely tricky and can cause your 3D printer to clog, Recreus has also released their own extruder and hot end ($30). The files for printing the Sneakerbot II sneakers can be found on Thingiverse.
The (multee)project "Wabi-sabi" Concrete Coaster Set ($48) will take the decor of any room and kick it up a notch. The coasters are handmade in Massachusetts and are composed of recylced granite and marble. Every coaster is unique, marked with the (multee)project (x) icon and backed with a cork bottom. Each coaster measures 4" and come in a set of four.