Eventhough these books are free on the internet you can't deny the convenience factor. You can get 3000 books In One Tiny USB ($29). You'll have access to classics like Moby Dick, Gullivers Travels, Oliver Twist, Hamlet and many more. Just plug it into your PC and play. If you have a Mac you'll need to download the Calibre E-book Reader ($FREE) first.
https://vimeo.com/188421354If you have a love of watches and cars, then the Vulcan Innova VI52 Watch Winder ($CALL) is exactly what you're looking for. Th VI52 watch winder is made from an inline six engine block. The M52 block was most notably used in the BMW M3. Each block is thoroughly cleaned and modified to host up to six watches. Each winder has up to three pre-programmed modes and is fully customizable in speed, acceleration, and frequency. When the winder is operational, each watch cushion is locked in its cylinder until you use the provided key to unlock it. When unlocked the cylinder majestically rises out of the block. Only 52 units will be made so if you want one give Vulcan a call.
Studio MK27 is a Brazilian design firm and The Redux House By Studio MK27 ($TBA) is one of their newest and best projects. Designed by Marcio Kogan, the Redux House, located on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, features a dramatic exterior that includes two slabs of concrete that extend beyond the walls to create the sense of great volume. From within the house you get a 360-degree view of the surrounding landscape and outdoor spaces, including the magnificent swimming pool. Long hallways and outside access from every room add the sense of grandeur in the relatively small home.
If you have a house, and love wine you may want to consider The Spiral Wine Cellar ($25,000+). Spiral cellars are sunk into your homes foundation. It can be placed in the garage, basement, kitchen, pretty much anywhere on the ground floor or basement. It maintains optimum humidity, temperature and darkness and is reinforced with a concrete ring so it does not interfere with the integrity of your homes foundation. Installation takes 3-9 days and the cellar can hold between 650 and 1,870 bottles of wine depending on the size you get. More pics after the break.(more…)
This beautiful piece of work started off as a stock Ducati 749. After some heavy modifications, it turned into the Ducati 749 by Apogee Motorworks ($CALL). Apogee started off by replacing the engine with a 749R that has a higher redline than the stock version. Additional upgrades included racing cams, titanium valves, valve guides and connecting rods. They then re-engineered the subframe and fuel tank so the seat could be adjusted to fit the rider. If you want one of these bad boys for yourself and have a Trellis-framed Ducati sitting around, give the guys over at Apogee a call and they'll build one for you.
The New Balance just released their New Balance 574 "Sonic & Clarity" ($120) and they definitely a departure from their standard looks. The updated 574s are related to the new 1500's which incorporate sonic welding construction. The Clarity part of the name probably comes from the muted colorways in the collection. The iconic off-road running shoe also gets some modern updates making it more durable and lightweight when compared to its predecessors. Right now they're only available from Japan, but we'll let you know if they make it to the states.