If you can't quite afford a Tesla, then the next best thing is to get their iPhone Case. The Tesla Design Leather iPhone Case ($45) is made from the same supple Nappa leather they use in all of their cars. They have a case to fit either the Apple iPhone 6/6s or the iPhone 6 Plus. This will make a perfect gift for any car enthusiast.
Alejandro Alcocer has created a masterpiece by taking vintage refurbished GMT Masters and making them classics all over again. The Alejandro Alcocer Matte Black Limited Edition Rolex GMT Master II ($20,000) takes the vintage GMT and adds a Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) and a Diamond-Like Coating (DLC) to the 904L stainless base. Additional features include a high-contrast display with luminous markers, Oyster-style bracelet, and a certified chronometer. Only 50 of these beauties were created so if you have means, grab one before they're all gone.
Some times I read up on a product and know right away it's all fluff and no substance or complete hype. And then there are others that make me go hmmmmm. The Enko Running Shoes ($TBA) definitely fit into the later category. The idea behind the shoes is a shock absorber that reduces the initial impact of your stride and as you move forward uses the stored energy to assist your stride. In theory this mean a run that will be easier on your joints and less fatiguing. Starting early February Enko will kick off their crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, until then you check out their website to get additional information.
Nano House ($23) contains 40 examples of ingenious, responsible and advanced homes that each have less that 650 sq ft of living space. Housing is becoming a real problem due to lack of space. In growing cities space is at a premium due to new businesses whereas out in the country we are doing our best to preserve both nature and the landscape. In the world's most impoverished areas economical and sustainable living is a necessity and something we rarely think of in this digital age until we are in the position where we have the basic human need for a roof over our heads. This is a fascinating look at how we can fulfill this need by having a living space that is efficient, ecological and flexible.
The 1980s were a great decade for some awesome movies, and a good example of this is 48 Hrs. ($8). Directed by Walter Hill and starring Nick Nolte, Eddie Murphy, and Annette O’Toole, this movie is a must-have for anyone who loves the comedy crime genre. 48 HRS. is about the unlikely pairing of a cop and a wise-cracking criminal who work together to find a killer. Some of the top scenes include Eddie singing Roxanne, Luther and the car door, the western bar scene, and Nick and Eddie's fight scene. This is without a doubt Eddie Murphy's best movie.
A promising Cabin located in the expansive hills of Washington, aptly named the Nahahum Cabin by Balance Associates ($NFS) is more than just a wooden lodge. This two-storey cabin features a fully kitted out kitchen and dining area with a master and guest room located on the upper floor. The open plan design allows natural light to flood the living areas, giving it a lovely airy feel. Magnificent views extend out over the breathtaking canyon and surrounding hills making this one truly tranquil location.