Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship with a Remarkable Man ($19) is a must read for any Star Trek fan. If you want to know what Leonard Nimoy's and William Shatner's friendship was really like, then this is a must read. Nimoy and Shatner first crossed paths on the set of The Man from U.N.C.L.E. It's their next roles that shaped their lives forever. They starred together on Star Trek for just three years (1966-1969) but also filmed six Star Trek films. In the book, Shatner tells an honest story of friendship over five decades. You get the ups and downs and all the beauty in between. Rarely do you see such a heartfelt book written by one great actor celebrating the life of another.
Good design is the basis for products that will take us into the future. The OVOPUR by AQUAOVO ($700) is no exception. The OVOPUR is a gravitational water filter designed by Canadian designer Manuel Desrochers. The OVOPUR's unique shape allows water to flow naturally, which induces a biotic movement that limits the risk of bacteria buildup. The filter should be replace every four months and they cost about $160 for a year supply. Check out this [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=5vDDz40sRlY width=640 height=480 anchor=video] to see the OVOPUR in action.
Set your calendars, because the Black Mamba has a new shoe dropping Saturday Aug 23rd and it looks perfect for daily wear. The Nike Kobe 9 Mid Ext Sneaker ($225) features a black snakeskin-embossed upper, with reflective chrome accents at the midsole, and a gum rubber outsole. The monochrome styling makes this shoe fit perfectly with almost any outfit.
The Gramohorn II 3D Printed Acoustic Speaker ($1340-$6700) is made just for all you HTC One owners out there. The Gramohorn II is based on the simple mechanics of horn speakers, they act as resonance chambers which improve not only higher notes but produce deeper fuller bass. Your phones audio levels will increase by up to 50%. The Gramohorn is 3D printed and comes in either a plaster based composite or a limited edition stainless steel. Each piece is made to order so allow 2-4 weeks for delivery.
As we fade into early fall, this is a great transition outfit. It features a beautiful sweatshirt by Todd Snyder in Japanese Indigo, as well as white selvedge jeans from J. Crew. Accessories include custom Ray ban sunglasses, a classic slim watch from Brathwait, and our favorite bracelet, the Hand-knotted Chevron Bracelet, from Caputo & Co.1. Sweatshirt: Todd Snyder Japanese Indigo Crew Sweatshirt ($275) 2. Shirt: J. Crew Slim Irish Linen Shirt In Indigo Plaid ($90) 3. Denim: J. Crew 770 Japanese Selvedge Jean In White ($193) 4. Shoes: Vans For J. Crew Canvas Authentic Sneakers ($60) 5. Sunglasses: Rayban Custom Aviator Sunglasses ($180) 6. Bracelet: Hand-knotted Chevron Bracelet ($70) 7. Watch: Brathwait The Classic Slim Wrist Watch ($185)
If you're looking for the best Swiss Army Knife for everyday carry, then you've come to the right place. Whether you're looking for something that's inexpensive to pop the occasional bottle, or if you need a go-to tool for a long trek through the woods or a weekend camping trip, we'll have something to fit the situation. The first knife on our list is the Victorinox Swiss Army Classic SD Pocket Knife. A perfect knife for everyday carry, it's small enough to fit in your backpack or pocket where you can forget about until you actually need it.