The Philips Shoqbox Bluetooth Portable Speaker System ($96) takes a licking a keeps on ticking. Being spill proof and drop proof the Shoqbox was built to handle some of the harshest environments. Whether you need a speaker for the garage or need something that can handle the elements on a camping trip the Shoqbox should be high on your list.
Apocalypse Now ($14) is the movie that almost killed Martin Sheen. Directed and produced by Francis Ford Coppola, Apocalypse Now is the story of a U.S. Army Captain veteran Benjamin L. Willard (Martin Sheen) and his secret assignment to travel through Vietnam, down the Nung River, to find and kill Special Forces Colonel Walter E. Kurtz (Marlon Brando). The cast includes other heavyweights like Robert Duvall, Laurence Fishburne, Dennis Hopper, and a young Harrison Ford. Apocalypse now is a gripping, disturbing, and dark movie that definitely makes an impact.
The updated New Balance 576ND1 (Black/White) ($160) gets its bones from the old school runner. Buts its been updated with some modern touches. The colorway is very slick with a mostly black upper made from mesh and suede. Additional Features include paneled construction, removable insole, and rubber outersole.
In The Big, Bad Book of Beasts ($15) we have the wildest collection in the world of both animal lore and knowledge. Never mind "Lions and tigers and bears oh my!" we also have dragons, monsters and dinosaurs, my oh my! For centuries now the most popular books, after the Bible, in the western world, were 'bestiaries', those fancy and colorful encyclopedias which provided us with with the knowledge and mythology surrounding animals. In this new book the award winning writer Michael Largo updates all those which have gone before to create a stunning volume for the 21st century. Exceptional.
As we will inevitably have to fight off a ferocious vampire attack, we average Joe's will be forced into vicious close contact combat. In order that we avoid suffering serious injuries, disfigurements or, god forbid, death from exsanguination, we need this book like, like, well, we just need it, period. In the The Vampire Combat Manual ($) you will find all the correct combat strategies and the techniques in which to ward off those stronger, faster, more agile and, of course, undead opponents. We will not simply lie down and let them drain our life blood., we have the Vampire Combat Manual, and we in the office can now put Buffy to shame with our sharp moves!
The Leica V-LUX 4 ($899) may look like a DSLR but it's the latest point-and-shoot from Leica with and extreme zoom. The V-LUX 4 has a 24x optical zoom with f/2.8 aperture that gives you a 35mm focal length equivalent of 25-600mm. This gives you the ability to use a faster shutter speed so you can shoot in lower light with long focal lengths. Additional features include a 12.1 megapixel 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor, 3" LCD, 1.3 megapixel electronic viewfinder, and HD 1080 AVCHD and MP4 video.