If you have a bunch old speakers gathering dust down in the basement, it's time to put them to good use. Beep ($99) allows you to control good ole regular speakers just like today's modern bluetooth speakers. Beep sets up in just a matter of minutes, just connect it to your speakers, and enter your Wi-Fi password through your iOS or Android device and your good to go. You can play the music files on your devices or use the Pandora music service. You can also control music directly from Beep; one tap starts playing music, a twist of the dial changes the volume, and you can pause with a single touch. You can pre-order Beep now. It has an expected shipping date in the fall.
We usually like to feature gear that is available for purchase, but we just couldn't pass up on this little gem that was just sold at auction. Used by world record breakers throughout its many years, this Chassis COB 6041 1964 AC Cobra 289 ($SOLD) was upgraded in 1965 by the Team at Rossfeld with a new engine, gearbox and set of brakes. Raced throughout 1965 at Silverstone, Brands Hatch, and Castle Combe, this impressive motor vehicle was modeled to the vintage lover with its seductively smooth lines and iconic '65' race number stickers on the bonnet and side panel. The 6041 has raced throughout Europe as well as regularly appearing at the Goodwood Revival Meeting and Gentlemen Drivers series with great success. A superb example of exquisite vintage motor vehicle design as maintained by RW Racing Services.
The Equus Bass 770 ($250,000) is Detroit's latest addition to the muscle car family. Built completely on an aluminum chassis and body, the Bass 770 features an aluminum supercharged 6.2 liter 640 HP V8 engine that gets 605 foot pounds of torque at 3800 rpm. It has a top speed of 200 mph and a 0-60 mph time of 3.4 seconds. This is a limited edition vehicle. Check out more pictures after the break.(more…)
If you're a chilehead you'll love Robb Walsh's new recipe book. The Hot Sauce Cookbook ($14) has over 60 recipes for homemade pepper sauces and salsas. It provides step-by-step instructions on advanced techniques like fermenting your own pepper mash. Along with the sauces you also get over 50 recipes for spicy foods like the Original Buffalo Wing and Mexican Micheladas. Even beginners will love learning how to kick things up a notch.
If you have any animals then you need a lint brush. There's nothing worse than throwing on an awesome suit just to have it covered in fur. The Lint Brush by Redecker ($48) is made by a company thats been making brushes for over 75 years. This lint brush is made from oiled beechwood and has natural rubber bristles. It is made to remove hair and dander from upholstery and clothing.
Desai Chia Architecture, located out of New York, believes that our surroundings influence the quality of our lives: and I couldn't agree more. The Design that went into their LM Guest House ($TBA) fully conveys that belief. The house is located on a farm in upstate New York, and provides beautiful views of the property through an all-glass facade. The house has two sleeping couchettes with built-in bunk beds, along with natural white oak wood throughout.