If Canadian lumberjacks came up with a stove to heat their cabins deep in the wildeness, that stove would probably do a good job in the majority of todays homes. The Bullerjan ($2000+) is a convection oven built on the stoves devised by lumberjacks. But not only is it highly functional, buts its a beautiful piece for any room in your house. You can get the Bullerjan in five different sizes (6 kw to 45 kw) and three different styles.
As a prelude to the official release, Volvo is having a special event for the 2015 XC90 First Edition ($TBA). This limited edition first run will only sell 1,927 vehicles. They will all be numbered, come only in Onyx black and only be sold online. The interior will include Nappa leather seats, walnut inlays, panoramic roof, and a leather covered dashboard. The sound system will be delivered by Bowers & Wilkins and include 19 speakers, a cabin-facing tweeter and an open-air subwoofer. The power plant will be a 320 horsepower engine that is both super and turbo-charged giving you plenty of power across the entire range. Update your calendar, because the online store for the first run will open in five days.
What else needs to be said? The Make Your Own Whiskey Kit ($70) lets you make your own whiskey like the big boys. The kit includes and actually 33.8 ounce Oak wood barrel. With this kit your can make your own bourbon scotch, or spiced rum. The instructions are pretty straightforward; cure the barrel, pour in a grain alcohol or neutral flavored vodka, add a bottle of Swish Barrel Essence, give it a shake and let it rest for two weeks. In no time you'll have a beverage aged to perfection and ready to be served.
Paracord is great, and it can save your butt if you're ever in a jam. Rocky S2V has taken it to the next level with their S2V Survival Grenade ($19). The Grenade is a compact survival kit that contains everything you need. The grenade is made from 10 feet of military grade 550 paracord. It contains a firestarter & tinder, knife blade, 2 fishing hooks, 2 swivels, 2 weights, tin foil, and wire. Whew, thats a lot for such a small package.
There's nothing that I love more than a good sci-fi movie, and they don't come much better than The Fifth Element ($8). Set in a very colorful future, a taxi driver turns out to be the unwitting key figure in tracking down a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Zorg, and evil in general, at bay. Directed by Luc Besson and starring Bruce Willis, Mila Jovovich and Gary Oldman, this is a fun and fantastic ride that is as great to watch today as it was back in 1997.
The Nike Air Force 1 AC "City Collection" ($80) will be dropping June 6th. They are the perfect addition to any summer fit this year. The collection celebrates the cities of Oklahoma City, Miami, and Los Angeles. The traditional AF1 sole has been replaced with an autoclave bottom and the upper utilizes a slimmed down breathable canvas upper, which is perfect for keeping cool during those hot days of summer. These AF1's will be available in red & black, black on black, and midnight navy & black colorways.