Every kid needs a day off once in a while, and that's the premise of this classic 1986 movie by John Hughes. Mia Sara and Alan Ruck join Star Matthew Broderick in Ferris Bueller's Day Off ($5). Ferris wakes up one day and realizes the days to beautiful to go to school, so he pretends that he's sick and spends a day off going on crazy adventures in Chicago with his girlfriend and his best friend, all the while dodging the ruthless principal who is hell-bent on catching him. Ferris Bueller 's Day off is one of those must see classic 1980's movies.
Sennheiser is arguably the king of gaming headphones and now they're looking to take on Beats By Dre with their release of the Sennheiser Urbanite Nation On-Ear Headphones ($199). The Urbanites are touted to deliver heavy bass without compromising clarity. They feature some great looks as well, with multiple colorways, premium stainless hinges, aluminum sliders, and cloth covered headbands. Specs include a frequency response of 16hz - 22kHz, 118 dB @ 1 kHz & 1 Vrms, less the .5% distortion, and dynamic, closed transducers.
There is nothing better than that perfect hoodie. No matter what, getting home and throwing it on just seems to wash away the stresses of the day. Now imagine being able to have that hoodie for ten years. Flint and Tender's 10-Year Hoodie ($90) is an example of what can be accomplished when no detail is overlooked. Everything down to the cotton used in the Hoodie is made in America. Features include a 100% cotton 18 oz. all-weather knit, Raglan style sleeves, reinforced seems, and a custom industrial zipper that's reinforced with heavy-duty twill tape. If all of this isn't enough, if your hoodie ever rips or tears F&T will mend it for free. The hoodie will be coming soon, so get on their mailing list and get notified when supplies are available.
Kia has just announced it'll bring a concept car to the Frankfurt Car Show. The concept is called the Kia Niro ($TBA). Although technical details are still outstanding, we do know the Niro has a raised ride height, two side doors that swing up to open, and a rear hatch. Kia also says the Niro will have a new innovative powertrain. The Niro targets the European market and consumer response will determine whether or not it comes to market.(more…)
If you're looking for a jacket that is not only cool, but comfortable, then you need to check out the Waxed Security Jacket by Schott ($240). Schott is known for making clothing that withstands the test of time and this jacket is no different. Their security jacket is made from a heavy waxed cotton twill and has a bevy of features. These include a 4 pocket front, a front zip with hidden snap over, storm cuffs and waistband, a hidden hood in the oversized collar and classic red and black plaid cotton lining. Over time it will soften and gain additional character. You can't go wrong with this jacket.
The River House by Suyama Peterson Deguchi ($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.