Steve McQueen: The Actor and his Films ($42), is THE definitive account of every single movie that this iconic actor made. A lavishly illustrated book that devotes almost 500 pages to the career of Steve McQueen and follows his journey from juvenile delinquent into Marine Corps and then onto aspiring trying to get his break in Hollywood. From there we follow his path to global super stardom and the fact he became the highest-paid actor of his time. You will also discover countless behind the scenes stories of events which occurred during the time leading up to and ultimately during filming which all give us a fascinating insight into the great mans acting motivation and techniques.
If the Skarp lives up to all the hype, this may be one of the greatest inventions ever. The Skarp Laser Razor ($189+) looks to eliminate the host of issues you have with regular ole razors. These include razor burn, ingrown hair, cuts, and infection. They are also looking to eliminate the billions of razors thrown out each year. The Skarp works by targeting a specific molecule in the hair with a laser with a specific wavelength. It then melts the hair follicle at the surface leaving smooth skin. It not only cuts regular hair, but it will cut grey hair as well as hair from all ethnicities. Right now Skarp is running their Kickstarter Campaign, which has about 18 days left as of today.
If you are stuck for the perfect Fathers Day gift for your DIY dad then this is it. There, I Fixed It ($12) is a collection of hilarious images, along with comments from the hugely popular website that gets 11m page view s every month; thereifixedit.com. Whoever said that a picture painted a thousand words has clearly never come across this website on the Cheezburger Network. A picture here is worth numerous inaudible gasps as well as its fair share of disbelieving stares. This book is a celebration of everything that defines thereifixedit.com and laughing out loud at these disasters is guaranteed.
Burning rubber, oil and the smell of fuel define racing at its most basic level. One sudden waft and your blood comes to life, the adrenalin starts pumping and you long for the screech of tyres. Well now, you can get that same feeling at home with Sunoco Burnt Rubber Cologne ($TBA) and it's not as weird as it sounds. With a enough subtle sweet and spicy notes to keep the scent from becoming over powered. Currently Sunoco are giving away bottles to lucky individuals, though it will sadly not be available on the market... at least for the moment.
The Simplism Hibiki Acoustic iPhone Case ($340) was made to enhance the acoustic properties of your iPhone. Each case was made by a Japanese craftsman. The white ash wood used on the cases is usually reserved for high-end musical instruments. And on the inside of the case, a special high-tech material "PULSHUT MU" prevents degration to the sound quality and cancels ambient noise from non-audio signal waves. There are also 3D-shaped supporting points that suppress vibration. So if you're looking for a case to enhance your audios without the need for external speakers and batteries, take a look at the Hibiki Acoustic iPhone Case.
The watchmakers from Filson have done it again with the release of the Filson Air Scout Watch ($1000), a stunning limited edition watch. Based on the watches used by the US Forest Services Smokejumpers this stylish and sleek watch features a brushed aluminium 45.5mm case and a bold and striking super lumi-nova dial. It also features a black leather NATO strap along with additional nylon straps in red and khaki so you can mix and match. Watch lovers will no doubt love adding this stunning piece to their collection but it will set them back $1000.