The PlayStation 4 ($399) is now available for pre-order. The new console will have 8GB GDDR4 RAM which is optimized for graphical throughput. This could give the PS4 up to 50% more graphical output than its XBOX rival. It also comes with a Sony DualShock 4 controller, which has a clickable touch pad on the front and a "light bar" that enables motion control with PS4's Eye camera to track position. In order to play your older games you may need an add-on app, but you will be able to play used games and share games with friends and family. Also included in the box is an HDMI cable, power cable, wired headset, and USB charging cable.
Fantasy Life ($18) is now a NYT bestseller! Fantasy baseball, fantasy football, fantasy basketball, the world of fantasy sport is enormous and growing all the time; fantasy sumo wrestling anyone? It is estimated that over 35m Americans and Canadians are spending numerous hours every week with their fantasy sports teams. Matthew Barry is Senior Fantasy Sports Analyst for ESPN, putting him right on the front line on what has grown from a niche subculture into a national, nay global, pastime of epic proportions. Within the pages of Fantasy Life, Berry looks at, and celebrates, the many aspects of the world of fantasy sports. There is brilliant trash talk, the awesome trophies, insane locations for draft days, punishments that will have you shaking your head in disbelief and the ingenious attempts at cheating employed in the various sports. Plus, of course, the uplifting stories of why they are so popular.
Just by looking at the bike you can tell The Classified Moto BW650 ($33,000+) is a unique bike. Classified wanted to make a bike that #1 infuriated armchair builders with its very presence and #2 make a bike that can travel on the deepest dunes, sling gravel on dirt trails, or hit freeways at high speeds. This bike is 100% street legal and ready for road use.The Classified Moto BW650 started out as a 1996 Honda XR650L with a front end from a 2014 Yamaha WR250R. It features a CM custom billet upper and lower triple tree, a Honda ATC250R front wheel paired with Honda XL600R brakes, and a Yamaha BW200 rear wheel. Each wheel is wrapped in STI Black Diamond's.This bike is a Level 5 Commission, which probably means they'll probably only make 1 or 2 of these a year.
America is having a revival in its manufacturing sector and the collaboration between Chris King and Tanner goods is part of that trend. The result is a beautiful bike made to stand up to the rigors of daily use. The Tanner Edition Cielo is based on the Sportif and Cross Classic models from Chris's Cielo brand, while Tanner provides the soft goods for the Bike. These include a saddle, handlebar and a frame bag. The frame bag can be removed and used as messenger bag. No detail has been overlooked in the making of this beautifully crafted bike.
Star Wars: The Ultimate Action Figure Collection ($28) gives you the definitive, complete collection of over 2,500 Star Wars action figures that have been produced over the best part of the last four decades. Collectors and fans alike are finally able to trace each character's evolution in toy from right from their first appearance through to the designs that are on the shelves today. There are pages upon pages showing the inventive and awesome variations which have been created over the years to tell the tales of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Darth Maul and the hundreds of other characters. This book was a real labor of love as it was compiled by Stephen J. Sansweet, who is the owner of the largest Star Wars memorabilia collection in the world.
If you looking to man up your wimpy plastic pin style magnets for your whiteboards or refrigerator check out the Strong Like Bull Magnets ($24). The Strong Like Bull Magnet is made from rare earth N52 grade neodymium magnets, the strongest available. The magnet is then coupled with and a steel cup to further increase the pull strength. Oh yeah, they also look really cool and come in a multitude of colors.