Nobody wants a watered down drink. The Whiskey Wedge ($14) by the makers of the Corkcicle, lets you keep your favorite drink chilled without watering it down. When you buy the kit you get a double old fashioned whiskey glass and one silicone mold. Simply insert water and then the mold into the glass and freeze. The wedge shape created by the mold helps the ice melt at a slower rate due ot the reduced surface area. The Whiskey Wedge is perfect for any whiskey, bourbon, scotch, or tequila.
Without a doubt one of history's most iconic and always fascinating figures, Winston Churchill has had many books written about him, but not one of them has analyzed his life and lifestyle in such a way as Churchill Style ($17). This book aims to let really understand the man behind the famous public persona, and is both an entertaining and vivid time line of his public life and also the more personal, non working aspects. We look at his cars, cigars, books, fashion, dining, pastimes and libations. He may have lived an outwardly extravagant lifestyle but actually did not have a lot of money. How we managed to live so far beyond his means is both fascinating and intriguing.
The Anki Drive ($199) is a real world video racing game. It uses Artificial Intelligence and robotics to create a video game experience in the physical world. As you race you gain experience points which you can use to upgrade weapons and capabilities. The kit comes with a track that measures 3.5' x 8.5' and two cars. Up to four cars can play at once. You'll also need and iOS device to play and it does not currently work with Android devices. Anki Drive will be available for purchase on 10.23.13.
Asics has gotten together with Japanese Designer Harold Arandia and created a wonderful shoe. The Onitsuka Tiger Harandia MT - Black & Tan ($129) is the first shoe of its kind to features Asics' new Gel technology. The uppers are constructed of nylon and suede and utilize an internal Ghillie lacing system. The shoes are finished off with embroidered branding, a contrasting white sole and Onitsuka Tiger in Japanese text on the mesh heel tab.
Welcome to our daily series “The Daily Roundup“, where we scour the web and provide you with links to all the happenings around the world that we’ve found.
1. PluralSight Buys Digital-Tutors For $45 Million - TechCrunch
2. US Air Force takes a look through Google Glass - CNET
3. Battery Prototype Recharges Smartphones in 30 Seconds - Mashable
4. Who's Afraid Of The Gay Mafia? - Buzzfeed
5. Most Americans Think Government May Be Justified In Torturing - Huffington Post
6. Sci-fi meets reality as stem cells are turned into noses, ears - NY Post
The River House by Suyama Peterson Deguchi ($NFS) embraces the natural beauty of the mountain area that surrounds it. Built for a retired couple the home features a guest wing and extended outdoor living areas. It also features spectacular views of the river it sits above. The primary focal point on the exterior is an elongated concrete wall on the north side of the home that provides a structural backbone and base for the remaining wood, glass, metal, and plaster finishes. The shed roof that extends from the front offers a synergy between the indoors and the outside. The beautifully execute finishing touches including art and furnishings contribute to the serenity of the home.