V-Moda wants you to get rid of your in-ear low-quality ear buds and get some audiophile quality headphones that have been slimmed down without reducing sound quality. The V-Moda extra-portable XS headphones ($212) are ergonomically designed and made to the highest military and audiophile specifications.Usually known for their bulkier headphones, the XS feature an ergonomic design that are significantly smaller and remove that unsightly gap noticeable on most headphones. The result is a more comfortable, enjoyable fit that contours to the shape of your head that are highly portable. And since these are going to be your new favorites, you'll be happy to know they've been tested to the highest quality standards.These tests included 1 million+ bends to the Kevlar-reinforced cable, 70+ drops on concrete from 1.5 meters, 10+ flat bends of the steelflex headband, and easily survived extreme temperatures, humidity, salt spray & UV rays.The V-Moda XS are also highly customizable through optional enhancements. You can choose over 10 colors for the metal shields on the sides of the cups and have them engraved from a list of designs or by creating your own logo.
Mark Laita has put together a spectacular book of snake photography called Serpentine ($39). Serpentines photographs span the beautiful and the dangerous in a collage of color and danger. Accompanying the photographs is an essay written by William T. Vollmann. The snakes covered in the book include such beauties as the black mamba, pit viper and the candy-cane-striped albino Honduran milk snake. The images in Serpentine will, at the same time, haunt and amaze.
Looking for a new pair of kicks to go with your favorite joggers this winter? Look no further than the Adidas ZX Flux Adv Asym "Solid Grey" ($120) about to be offered by Afew. This new ZX Flux features a shoe completely draped in Solid Grey. From the soles to the uppers and the laces, everything is in this beautiful grey. The uppers are seamless and sit on a slimmer midsole than we've been used to. The entire presentation says modern and sleek. Perfect for anyone looking to bring their shoe game into the 21st century.
The ANTVR Kit ($300) is a full HD display (1920 x 1080) headset that comes with its own transformable controller, which can be used as a gamepad, light saber, gun and joystick. The added bonus is it can be had for only $300. The headset provides you an IMAX-like experience with a 100-degree diagonal field of view and both 2D and 3D viewing. The internal 9-axis IMU provides a real-life gaming experience with head rotation and movement tracking. Their Kickstarter is going on right now so check it out.
The Jeep Wrangler Full Metal Jacket By Starwood Motors ($CALL) looks like it came straight from the set of the last Mad Max movie or the Latest Zombie Apocalypse thriller. But believe it or not, you too could become the proud owner of a beast like this if you've got the scratch. The Full Metal Jacket takes a Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, strips it down to its bare ass, and starts all over again.They started off by removoing the interior carpet, and factory suspension, axles, drive shafts, and mounting points, exhaust, and seats. They then added Curry Rock Jock 1 ton axles, long arm suspension and 14" coil over shocks that provide an adjustable ride height. Matched with 40" tires, this setup you can ride almost anything in your path.So if they removed the factory body panels, what did they replace them with. Body armor of course. If you're prepping for the next Zombie Apocalypse, this ride is pretty much all you need. Additional exterior updates include LED floodlights and headlights, and a Warn winch that can pull anything.They didn't forget the interior that includes full custom race seats wrapped in leather. You also get the best tech including full navigation, sound system with subwoofers, and a backup camera to make sure you hit what you were aiming for.
OK, so it's not really for killing zombies, but the Zombie Killer Primal Fear Knife ($20), is a great tool for you hunters out there. The knife is a combination kitchen cleaver, with the look of a Inuit ulu knife, a razor-sharp skinning blade, a gut hook, and a serrated reverse edge. The heavy duty ABS handle is made to withstand heavy chopping, while the powder coated, 3CR13 stainless steel blade is made to resist corrosion and for maximum toughness. It also comes with a free ABS holster and belt clip.