Imagine a world with no keys to carry, no pass codes or PINs to remember, and no credit cards needed. The Nymi Smart Bracelet ($79) allows you to access your secured devices without any of those items. How does it work? The Nymi uses your unique cardiac rhythm to authenticate who you are. From there its motion gesture system it will allow you to control your computer, or smartphone. Proximity detection lets you unlock your car or house. It can hold your pin, credit card and account information so you can buy items with a wave of your hand at the grocery store or on your game console. The Nymi may eventually be the ultimate everyday carry tech and it's available for preorder today. Need more info? Check out this [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=jUO7Qnmc8vE width=640 height=480 anchor=video] of the Nymi in action.
The Tops ATRD01 Armageddon Knife ($161) is a large machete that measures 16.50" in total with a 10.625" 1095 steel blade. The exquisitely designed handle is made from Gray Micarta and fits comfortable in your hand. It weighs just 0.6 pounds so there is no strain even if you’re using it for a long period of time.The blade is .25” thick towards the haft making it easier to slice through woods such as oak. The Tops ATRD01 Armageddon knife allows you to use several different grip options, including choke and has many different uses such as batoning and short light work.
The Beauty graphic novel ($2+) is a science fiction story, set in a world where an unusual sexually transmitted disease (The Beauty) makes people more and more beautiful every day, with seemingly few side effects. Most of the population are infected but when detectives Foster and Vaughn find out the chilling truth, is it all too late?This fresh comic looks at the topical issue of people’s obsession with outward appearance and how it has an effect on society as a whole. Written and illustrated by Jeremy Haun and co-written by Jason A. Hurley, The Beauty is a clever and thrilling story that will keep you gripped right from the start. Available in digital and printed forms.
Pressy ($17) has just crushed their Kickstarter campaign. In a day they were able to hit their $40,000 target. So exactly what is Pressy? Basically it's a button you put into the headphone jack of your android device and it allows you to perform commands with a click or series of clicks. For example take a photo by clicking twice, turn your light on and off with a click, or hold a long click to come in and out of silent mode. And those of just the actions that come pre-programmed. Once you get the hang of the app you'll be able to do so much more. Check out pictures of the device after the break.(more…)
These Skull Fire Logs ($65) will add a little bit of awesomeness to any outdoor fire pit. The logs are made from lave granules and are steel reinforced. Each one is handmade by three generations of designers and is crafted in California. They measure 6.5-7.5 inches and have a ton of detail. You have the option of 4 color choices - White, Black, Brown, and Dark Grey. The logs can be used with natural gas, propane, or wood and have a limited lifetime warranty from the manufacturer.
Fancy drinking from Coffee Cups Made From Recycled Coffee Grounds ($29)? Yes, you read right. If Julian Lechner has anything to do with it we will be using it as a versatile building resource, instead of it just keeping us wide-eyed and ready for the day. Their first release using the newly developed Kaffeeform material is a set of traditional coffee cups with the first run being exclusive to the Amsterdam Coffee Festival.