So you've gone to your favorite microbrewery and grabbed a growler of some awesome suds. You get home, and that's when you have to ask yourself a serious question. When do you pop the cap? Because once you do you know there's only a limited period of time before you have a growler of flat beer.The uKeg Pressurized Growler ($99) from GrowlerWerks looks to put your mind at ease. This growler has absolutely everything you need to not only keep your brew sudsy for up to 4 weeks, but make the overall experience extremely enjoyable. The uKeg has a double-wall which is vacuum insulated to keep your beer cold all day, a site glass to keep track of your beer supply, a tap, pressure gauge, and a C02 regulator. Just load a C02 cartridge into the cap and screw on the bottom, fill the growler with your favorite brew, and set the carbonation level. Now your all set for weeks of fresh beer.
Whether in your home garage, in the glovebox of your car, or on your camping trip, The Lil Trucker Multi-Tool ($75) is the only multi-tool you'll need to get the job done. Designed by Innovation Factory, a tool design company based out of Philadelphia, Lil Trucker was originally created by firefighters and made for rescue workers. In its little package it features 14 tools including; strap cutter, spanner, gas valve wrench, nail puller, hammer, wire twist, hook, wedge, pry, hex wrench, hatchet blade, can opener, folding saw, and a glass breaker. But that's not all, you can also get the survival companion, which includes six additional tools; a blade sharpener, whistle, ferrocerium flint, replacement notch, and lanyard hole. The Lil Trucker is currently being offered through a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign so be sure to check it out before it's too late.
Set your calendar for this saturday, because the Nike Escape Collection ($TBA) will be dropping over at End Clothing and it looks sweet. The new collection features classic silhouettes like; the Air Max 1, Air Max 90, Max 95 and Internationalist Mid. They all contain autumnal tones of leather, with contrasting red accents, and lighter colors on the mesh. When these shoes hit the shelves make sure to get your order in, because numbers will be extremely limited .
They say PC gaming is the premium gaming experience. Something the console gamer just can't match. The Asus Republic of Gamers certainly took that belief to heart when they build this beautiful machine. The Asus Rog Avalon Gaming PC ($TBA) is a celebration of a decade's worth of work in the game industry and features a new design that includes separate boards for the SSD, PSU and Graphics Cards giving you the ability to easily and quickly swap out cards to customize to hearts content. The motherboard is based on the classic 7170 chipset with a rear modular I/O so you have maximum customization available.
The 2015 BMW i8 ($136,000) was recently put on display at the Frankfurt Auto Show. The plug-in hybrid is BMW's latest release in the high-performance category. The i8 is built from carbon-fiber reinforced plastic and has an aluminum platform. It has two engines, the gas motor is 3 cylinders and puts out 236 foot pounds of torque. The electric motor is 131 horses (96 kilowatts) and puts out 184 foot pounds of torque. Maximum output is an impressive 362 hp and 420 lb-ft. The really cool thing is that when tested the i8 got 94 miles per gallon. Expect the i8 to be released some time next spring.(more…)
A fun and comprehensive guide to everything you could ever want to know about both movie making and the people behind the scenes. The Film Book ($19) is a guide that is also a unique treasure trove into an industry that has more fans across the globe than any other. From the history of this art form and the techniques used to the actual movies themselves, this is the ultimate overview into cinematic genres and styles, those directors considered to be the greatest and most influential and the key works which have defined them. It also takes a look at movie making around the world, from Bollywood to Hollywood.