Do not be confused by the title, Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope ($30) is the original Star Wars movie renamed after the three prequels were made. Nobody had ever seen anything quite like this movie when it was released a staggering 37 years ago and even with all the technology available today, there hasn't been a movie since that captured the imagination of the world in quite the same way. Luke Skywalker is a young would be Jedi Knight who teams up with a cocky pilot, a wookie and a couple of droids to save the empire from the evil clutches of Darth Vadar. There is also a damsel in distress, Princess Leia, to save along the way. Written and directed by the genius that is George Lucas, starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher and with a stellar line up of supporting actors, if ever a movie deserved to be called a classic it's this one.
Designed as the first dress watch for this brand, the Shinola Bedrock 42mm Watch ($700) steps back from complicated movements to deliver minimalistic design at it's finest. Removing unnecessary clutter and delivering a watch that was made for one purpose, to tell accurate time. The Bedrock has a slim construction that sits effortlessly under tailored sleeves or alongside your golf polo. A stainless steel encases the brands signature Argonite movement which is assembled in Detroit and built to exact specifications. An uninterrupted black dial boasts simple index markers and a small seconds dial at 6 o'clock while the black Cordovan leather strap fits wrists of most sizes and shapes.
The Chrome Barrage Cargo Backpack ($160) is just plain sharp. But it's styling is probably the least of this bags great features. Foremost it is completely waterproof. All seams are welded and the roll top combined with a waterproof floating bucket and abrasion resistant Cordura oute rshell make this one tough pack. All materials used in the Barrage are military grade and it doesn't hurt that it's made made in the U.S.A. and guaranteed for life.
Imagine being able to breathe underwater without heavy equipment or having to surface every few minutes. Triton Gills ($299+) lets you do just that.These artificial gills have technology that allows you to swim among the fish and experience the beauty of marine life. There's nothing complicated to learn and no additional training needed. Just gently bite on the mouthpiece and breathe normally.The Triton works by using holes that are smaller than water molecules. This keeps the water out and lets the oxygen in.Inside there's a micro compressor that extracts and stores the oxygen in a storage tank allowing you to breath naturally. The micro compressor works on a lithium ion battery which can last for up to 45 minutes.Right now Triton is running an Indiegogo campaign, and the first of the units is expected to ship by December 2016.
If Canadian lumberjacks came up with a stove to heat their cabins deep in the wildeness, that stove would probably do a good job in the majority of todays homes. The Bullerjan ($2000+) is a convection oven built on the stoves devised by lumberjacks. But not only is it highly functional, buts its a beautiful piece for any room in your house. You can get the Bullerjan in five different sizes (6 kw to 45 kw) and three different styles.
Firefight Films has put together a great look into Alaskan Ice Caves via a drone. The entire Bigger Than Life-Ice Caves video was shot using a GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition mounted on a DSLR Pros DJI Phantom drone kit. The group has stated that this is the first documented drone flight through these ice caves.