This great book Eat Your Vegetables ($17) was named as one of the best cookbooks of last year by The Boston Globe, The Atlantic and NPR's "Here and Now"! This is a fab collection of both vegan and vegetarian recipes for singles, those veggie lovers living in carnivorous households, couples seeking creative sides and anyone hankering after some plant based, smaller portion recipes. These all come courtesy of Joe Yonan, the must loved editor of The Washington Post and the author of Serve Yourself. Most people at some time will have faced the frustrations of trying to plan, shop and cook wonderfully tasty vegetarian and vegan meals for one, two or a small group. This a fab volume that should be on the shelf of every kitchen.
Even though it may well be the last thing in the world you feel like, everyone knows nothing makes you feel better in those horrendous hungover hours than food. The Hungover Cookbook ($6) is not merely a book of quick fix hangovers however, this book goes way beyond that. Before you know what food to cook you need to assess what kind of hangover you have, yes there are a lot more than one. Through a few tests that analyze the state of your mind before giving you the recipes to make the food to make you feel better. There are even some fun quizzes to track your progress. A very clever book.
Loopwheeler is a textile company out of Japan that specializes in making sweatshirts using a hanged knitting machine (loop wheel machine). The result is a material that is as soft as human skin. NEXUSVII is a modern clothing designer, also form Japan. Together they've created the beautiful Loopwheeler x NEXUSVII Fleece Hoodie ($400). The hoodie is a classic heathered navy and charcoal that retains its shape and softness even after repeated use. It features a button front, two slant pockets, and ribbed cuffs waist.
The much-loved Air Presto gets a fresh new look with a retro twist with the Nike Air Presto “Brutal Honey” ($CALL). The classic design from 1999 has been revived, with the striking yellow and black design demanding attention. Minimalist yet striking, the styling on these Air Presto is fresh yet familiar. One of the 13 original color combinations, these sneakers will hug your foot like a favorite sweater and you’ll never want to slip your feet into anything else again.
Recon is a tech company base out of Canada; that creates heads-up displays for extreme sports. The company has been around since 2008 and were just bought by Intel last year. Their latest offering is a collaboration with Empire Paintball and is the first heads-up display for paintball. The Recon Empire EVS ($TBA) uses the same display of the companies Airwave product but encloses IT in a full mask that can take the abuse of paintball combat.The display will show all the information you need for successful combat. Such as ammo counts, field maps and team locations. Specs are looking pretty good as well. The system runs on an Android OS, and the hardware includes a 1GHZ Intel dual-core processor, Bluetooth 4.0, Wifi, GPS, and dual pane lenses to help with fogging. There's no word yet on when the Recon Empire EVS will start shipping, but you can check out the companies website for the latest updates.
At home on the winding roads and flats the Fuji Transonic 1.1 Bicycle ($6000) is the only ultra high-modulus carbon framed bike with Shimano Di2 set up for $6k. This magnificent aerobike is surprisingly lightweight, weighing just 16 pounds, meaning you can get up to some incredible speeds, quickly and you'll stick to the road for a responsive ride. For a truly fantastic sprinting experience jump on the new dynamic Fuji Transonic 1.1 and prepare to be amazed!