I know the first thing the comes to mind is a ninja throwing star made especially to take out bear. But the Bush Smarts Bear Star ($85) is a little more useful than that. The bear star helps you hang your food or other items out of the way of devious little forest animals. If you've ever awaken to a camp strewn with garbage or the meal you were planning to fix that day, then you know how valuable a tool like this can be. Included is the Titanium line thrower which gives you the velocity you need to get your line secured, while keeping your line untangled while in your pack. A Titanium clip that easily attaches to your bag for hanging and 50 feet of hi-viz reflective cord.
Imagine floating in space and having to figure out how to get back to earth. Alfonso Cuaron, best known for directing 'The Children of Men' and 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban' has a new film coming out called 'Gravity' ($TBA). Starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, Gravity is about two Astronauts who are stranded in space after debris destroys their space shuttle. With no ability to contact earth, the story revolves around their journey to get back home. Gravity is scheduled to hit theaters in October.http://youtu.be/ufsrgE0BYf0
The SuicideGirls: Hard Girls, Soft Light ($32) is a collection of over 2,500 pin-ups of girls that are devoted to changing perceptions of what makes women beautiful ... oh and they're all naked. Started by Missy Suicide and friends back in 2001 in Portland, Oregon the SuicideGirls broke the mould when it came to the conventional notions of what is beautiful and the long standing ideal of pin-up girls as defined by not only magazines but also culture in general. This book will not only appeal to those millions who regularly visit the SG website but also to men and women who always thought that shy, arty chick with nose ring and black eyeliner was the hottest girl in school.
The GT40 was originally created by Henry Ford to seek revenge against Enzo Ferrari for killing a business deal. The idea was to hit him where it hurt most; on the race track. The result was the Ford GT40. Its goal; defeat Ferrari at the 24 Hours Le Mans. The GT40 stunned the field by defeating Ferrari and winning the race each year through 1969.To celebrate Ford's 100th anniversary, it revived the legendary supercar by creating a line of concepts, that first of which were delivered to their owners in late 2004 & 2005. The 2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition ($278000 - $347000) is one of only 343 to have the Heritage badge. Additional features include BBS wheels, painted brake callipers, McIntosh stereo system, and a 550 horsepower, 5.4-liter, 32-valve DOHC V-8 engine paired with a six-speed manual transmission.The 2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition will be auctioned on May 10th, 2014.
This classic Michael Cimino movie looks at war from a different angle; how people in a small industrial town are affected by what is going on thousands of miles away in Vietnam. The Deer Hunter ($13) stars Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken and John Cazale and is an outstanding portrayal of the horrors of war for those at home and for those who return home damaged and unable to cope their everyday lives. The younger generation for whom the Vietnam War is something they learn about in history should watch the deer hunter, and so should everyone else for that matter.
Sometimes all you need is a simple bottle opener for your EDC. You don't need a big 20 multi-tool keychain which happens to have a bottle opener. The Keychain Bottle Opener ($8) is exactly what you're looking for. It's a CNC brass keychain tool, especially made for opening bottles. It's made from solid naval brass and measures 5/16" (8mm) in diameter and is 1.25" (32mm) long. This particular model is the fifth generation and has been optimized to allow the opener to perfectly grab the bottle cap. The Keychain Bottle Opener is available in three finishes and comes with a large stainless steel ring.