This bad boy will help you make up to 2-4 gallons of prime whiskey moonshine. The 10 Gallon Whiskey Still ($670) features a handcrafted copper pot and looks more like a work of art that an actual working still. Although everything is fully functional, the manufacturers suggest that only seasoned 'shiners should get one of these guys. The pot is soldered using brass and tin-silver solder welds. The full kit includes the still bottom, onion top, condensing unit and thermometer mounted in the onion top. And if you're not completely satisfied with your purchase don't worry because it comes with a 90-day satisfaction guarantee.
If you think every single commercial on TV is just like every other commercial or are developed by marketing departments trying to figure out how to attract the largest demographic, then you're on to something. The 'This is a Generic Brand Video' written by Kendra Eash for McSeeney's Internet Tendency, a daily humor website, and it takes a shot at the generic commercial that could pretty much represent every brand. The complete video was created from royalty free clips on Dissolve.com.
If you're looking for the pinnacle of slingshots, then look no further than the Assolar Laser Sighted Tactical Slingshot ($88). This bad boy features a laser sight that provides pinpoint accuracy and a spring that'll accelerate your projectile beyond normal capabilities. You can also install an arrow pad to turn it into a crossbow. When you order you get one slingshot, four replacement bands, and a starter set of steel balls.
For all of you flea powered tube amp lowers our there, the new Klipsch Heresy III Speakers ($850 EACH) might be just what the doctor ordered. Featuring a 99db sensitivity these speakers can be driven by amps with as little as 10 watts per channel, possibly even lower. But don't let that fool you, they can handle up to 400 watts, just in case you have a beast of an amp at home. The Heresy IIIs feature a 12-inch fiber-composite woofer in a sealed, non-ported cabinet for a controlled lower end, with plenty of slam. The horn-loaded midrange and tweeter drivers, give the speaker its high efficiency and deliver a beautiful sound stage and clarity. The speakers come in high-quality black ash, cherry, or walnut. And each is handmade and built to order in the U.S., so allow up to 8 weeks for shipping.
Amazon Echo ($199) is a mixture of Siri, and your favorite bluetooth speaker wrapped into one. Designed to work by voice control, it's your own personal assistant in a small sleek package. Jack ask it a question and Echo will provide the answer. To wake Echo up just say "Alexa" and it will provide you with information, your favorite music, the weather, allow you to update lists, and much more. Using far-field voice recognition Echo can hear you anywhere in the room even with ambient noise or music playing. Because it gets information from the cloud, running on Amazon Web Services, Echo is always learning. Right now you can sign-up to get on the invite list. If you're chosen you'll have the ability to purchase echo in the coming weeks. If you have a prime account, you get $100 off of retail ($99).
Diner ($4), written and directed by Barry Levinson is the classic coming of age story where you get to see great talents in the early stages of their careers. Diner stars Steve Guttenberg, Mickey Rourke, Tim Daly, Ellen Barkin, Paul Reiser, and Kevin Bacon. It takes place in 1959 and follows a group of friends who are struggling with their impending passage from childhood into adulthood, like Boogie (Mickey Rourke) who works in a beauty salon and studies to be a lawyer at night. Diner is a great dialogue driven movie. One of the best scenes is when Eddie (Steve Guttenberg) makes his wife take a football test before they can get married. Check it out the scene after the break.