Looking to up your sneaker game? Then check out the Jordan Prime Flight Anthracite ($125). The shoes feature a leather and textile upper, a phylon midsole with an encapsulated air-sole for lightweight cushioning, an external cable support system, and a rubber outsole with a herringbone pattern for traction even on your hardest cuts.
Whether you're on a camping trip, a safari, or providing humanitarian aid, the Lifesaver Jerrycan ($199) will give you safe to drink water from any body of water. The Lifesaver Jerrycan removes contaminants such as bacteria, viruses, cysts, parasites, fungi and other waterborne pathogens, using Lifesavers activated carbon filter. The Jerrycan holds 5 gallons and the filter will process 5,300 liters of water. That's enough water for a family of 4 for up to 5 years.
Add a little style to your iPhone and get green at the same time. Grove, a Portland Oregon company is taking discarded waste material from skateboard factories and turning them into works of art with their new iPhone SkateBacks ($40). SkateBacks are milled in Groves factory and finished by hand. Each one is unique, so there are no two alike. They're available for the iPhone 4/4s or 5. And don't worry if you every need to remove it, the SkateBacks use a 3m peel-and-stick adhesive making them easily removable. Check out this [video_lightbox_vimeo5 video_id=43360619 width=640 height=480 anchor=video] of the manufacturing process.
As part of SOPHNET.'s SS13 line, they've collaborated with Japanese designers Fragment and outerwear specialists FYi, who have worked with such brands as New Balance and Patagonia, to create their FsF Line. FsF is a range of clothing specifically made for the urban environment. The SOPHNET. FsF Light Weight Packable Zip-Up Parka ($425) is a lightweight, highly functional, nylon parka, that is designed to be easily stored and deployed when needed.
The standard 6K Red Dragon captures over 9x more resolution than HD, can shoot 100 fps at 6k, and capture stills at 19 megapixels. The new Carbon Red Dragon ($50,000) takes that technology and wraps it in a carbon fiber shell. The new case helps the Red Dragon shed about a pound of weight. It's rumored that the camera will be used to shoot specialty shots on the next season of The Game of Thrones, but if you can't wait that long check out a frame shot with the camera ofter the break.(more…)
I love Stirling Engines, not only do they make awesome conversations pieces, but they're a lot of fun to build. The HB26 Twin Bridge Stirling Engine Kit ($283) is a great example of an engine that will provide you with hours of enjoyment. It features massive polished brass wheels and cylinder, and stainless steel guide components, and screws. It comes with about 80 pieces, so set aside about 3 hours to assemble. From one fill up, you get about 15-20 minutes of run time. Check out the video below to see it in action.