This is probably my dream bachelor pad. The Skyline House ($NFS) was designed by the Terry and Terry Architecture firm and is situated on a mountain range overlooking Oakland, California.From its vantage point, you can see the Southwest Bay and the Golden Gate. The architects took an already existing Fire-Storm house and created an open plan home in order to connect the home to the outdoor garden and the beautiful views.They took the existing floor plan and transformed the kitchen to open to the outdoors which also creates an outdoor eating area. Opposite the kitchen, there is an indoor dining area which opens out to the deck.A new staircase connects the main living area to a media room, guest room and office area.
Superga started selling shoes in 1911 in Torino, Italy. The shoes in this outfit were created in 1925 and were on of the first shoes with vulcanized rubber soles. They cap off a perfect outfit for an end of summer weekend at Martha's vineyard.1. Sweater: Human Scales Marlon Ecru ($140) 2. Shirt: Todd Snyder Short Sleeve Linen Shirt - White ($125) 3. Shorts: J. Crew Longer Dock Short In Indigo ($60) 4. Shoes: Superga USA 2750 Cotu Classic ($40) 5. Hat: Ebbets Field Flannels For J.Crew Brooklyn Eagles Ball Cap ($50) 6. Tote: Mismo Large Shuttle Tote ($215) 7. Wallet: Hard Graft Bi-fold Wallet Natural ($115) 8. Sunglasses: Taylor Stitch The Legend Tortoise Sunglasses ($175) 9. Journal: Blackbear Leather Tobacco Leather Journal ($75) 10. Watch: Farer Barnato ($525)
The Glowdeck Wireless Charging Speaker System ($190) is the multi-tool for your smartphone. It's a wireless charger, a bluetooth speaker system, has a LED light system that alerts you to calls and texts and also puts on a cool lightshow in-sync to your music. the Glowdeck also has Streams, a wifi-enabled notifications platform. You can set it up so that any event, alert, update, or notification appears on Glowdeck's display. You can also talk and text without ever moving your phone. If your not interested in the full unit or like hacking around, you can also buy the developer board by itself for $90. You can get more details on their Kickstarter page. The campaign has about two weeks left.
Got a mil, then you might be able to buy the next Wu-Tang Clan album. A Better Tomorrow By The Wu-Tang Clan ($1 Million+) will be released in July. It will be created to celebrate the groups 20th anniversary. But the thing is, they'll only be making a single copy. The double album had been recorded in secrete over the last few years, features original members from the group and will be housed in an engraved silver and nickel box created by artist Yahya. After the album is released it will go on tour in art museums where visitors will be able to listen to the 128-minute 31 song album for a price. After the tour the album will go up for sale.
With a design originally created for the Kenyan running team, you too could enjoy the supreme comfort and superior performance of the Nike Air Rift “Black Menta” ($125). The perfect footwear for health nuts and keen runners, these sneakers promote a natural motion. A cushioned air unit in the heel and a split toe and engineered mesh upper provides the ultimate comfort and snug fit. Get a good grip as you pound the sidewalks with the enhanced traction and watch your speed creep up!
Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction ($14) was PopularMechanics.com selection for one of The Best DIY and Home Improvement Books of 2009. We have come an awful long way from the era of the peashooter and with so many modern household items and office supplies around it is so much easier to create your own mini arsenal. Clothespins, toothpicks, rubber bands, binder clips, ballpoint pens, paper clips, plastic bits and pieces and, of course, matches and barbecue lighters, they are all in here and you have to see what you can make from them to believe it. The toy designer John Austin takes us through easy to follow step-by-step instructions for every project with materials, diagrams, ammo lists and construction tips. Boy this book is fun!