If you're looking for fast, check out the Cannondale Slice RS Black Edition ($10,000). Yup its a 10 grand bike. So is it worth it? Well if you compete in triathlons and are concerned about your time trials, then every second counts. The frame is built on the simple premise that narrow is speed. Along with the anti-vibration system, Cannondales modular fit system, and anti pressure-drag channel you have a real winner. Compared to its competition the Cannondale Slice RS boasts a 20 second savings in the 40k.
If you have a 2014-2015 Jaguar F-Type with the supercharger laying around, then you need to get the new Hennessey HPE600 Jaguar F-Type ($TBA). The stock F-Type has 550 horses, and gets 0-60 mph in 4.0 seconds. The Hennessey upgrade gets you 623 horses and 568 lb-ft of torque @ 4,300 rpm. It takes a half a second of the 0-60 time (3.5 seconds) and can do a quarter mile in 11.4 seconds. The upgrade includes a supercharger pulley upgrade, intercooler upgrade, custom software tuning, and dyno tuning & road testing. Now pricing has been released.
ASICS is dropping a number of colorways in their Gel Lyte III silhouette. They've now made the ASICS Gel Lyte III Sneakers (Grey & Silver) ($100) available and they're simple and beautiful and should go with pretty much anything in your wardrobe. The shoes feature grey and black mesh layered with leather accents and branding. The contrasting white midsole adds some pop to the otherwise muted shoe. These kicks are available now from Feature Sneaker Boutique.
Welcome to the biggest book on the Simpsons EVER! Packed into this one humungous episode guide, Simpsons World ($35) is 20 years worth of programs, it doesn't get much better than that! To call The Simpsons just a TV show is a travesty, this is an institution. They celebrated their 20th anniversary in 2010 and this book was produced to give every Simpsons fanatic a keepsake book to commemorate a momentous event in American TV history. This is mighty tome, with more that 1,200 pages of episode recaps in glorious full color and if you only have one Simpsons book in your collection (shame on you!) make it this one.
The Circuit Scribe Rollerball Pen ($30) is a Muted backed project. We put our money on projects that we believe take their industries to the next level. The Circuit Scribe is one of those projects. It allows you to instantly create electrical circuits with the ease of using a pen. Compared to their competitors this is the easiest, most convenient circuit pen available; there's no shaking, squeezing, toxicity, and you don't have to wait for it to dry. Simply draw your circuit. To make things even easier, they've even created a series of electronic components that snap directly to the drawn circuits as long as you have magnets behind them.Their basic kickstarter kit includes 2 LED boards, 2 coin batteries, a 2 pin board so you can add resistors,capacitors, switches and other components, a 9v battery connector, a BJT NPN Transistor, and jumper stickers.So whether you're a teacher, an artist, a kid or a life hacker the Circuit Scribe Rollerball Pen will make an incredible gift. Check out the video for more details after the break.(more…)
Check out the best movie you probably haven't heard of. Safety not guaranteed ($19.99) is a movie about three employee's of a magazine who try to find the story behind a classified ad. Supposedly the movie derived from an actual classified ad placed by a gentleman who was looking for a partner to join him in time travel. The movie stars Aubrey Plaza, Mark Duplass, and Jake M. Johnson. If you're looking to kill an afternoon with a feel good independent film you can't go wrong with Safety Not Guaranteed.