If you haven't already heard, Tesla has sold out of its PowerWall home battery system. Well now there looks like there'll be other options on the horizon, including the new Mercedes-Benz Home Battery System ($TBA). The new batteries are expected to go on sale in September and will feature a 2.5kWh battery. The battery can be run in modules of up to eight batteries resulting in a maximum output of 20kWh. Daimler has started taking sign-ups from those who are interested in the new system, but only time will tell if theirs is as popular as Tesla's offerings.
Inspired by racing cars the Richard Mille Tourbillon TM 27-02 Rafael Nadal ($CALL) timepiece is the world's first watch to use a skeleton unibody baseplate. This exceptional unibody reinforces the design, making it rigid and capable of withstanding impacts while the other revolutionary materials used to create this piece also protect it from temperatures. The Tourbillon is the perfect timepiece for today's active man, capable of keeping up with you no matter the environment.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGd2npEluSA OK, how in the world do you know this isn't going to kill you before you do it for the first time. Mike Wilson and Andrew Kirkpatrick went all the way to South Africa to build a 600ft Rope Swing. The swing goes straight down 600ft in to the Magwa Falls gorge. That's four seconds of free fall. You have to check out this amazing video.
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.
Some times you just don't want a soft supple leather toiletry bag. You want something hard, rugged, and durable. If that's what you're looking for, the Tooletries Case ($40) is the toughest toiletry bag on the market and should be just what the Dr. ordered. It not only protects the items in the bag, but keeps your clothes and personal items on the outside safe from spills and leakages. The Tooletries Case measures 10.2"L x 6.5"W x 3.5"H and you can get it in either a gunmetal grey, toolbox red, or matte black.
Tom Cruise makes entertaining movies. Some of his hits include Taps, The Outsiders, Risky Business, Top Gun, Rain Man, Born On The Fourth Of July, Jerry Maguire, Magnolia, Minority Report, The Mission Impossible Series, and Oblivion to name a few. His latest flick, Edge Of Tomorrow ($TBA), looks to be another blockbuster. The movie is directed by Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity) and is based on the light novel All You Need is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka.Based in the near future Tom plays Major William Cage, an officer whose never seen combat but is dropped into the middle of a suicide mission. He is fighting a hive like alien force who attacks the earth turning our major cities into rubble. In one last battle that unites the earths forces, Tom is almost immediately killed, but finds himself in a time loop after making contact with one of the aliens. He fights the same battle over and over again honing his skills each time with the help of Special Forces soldier Rita Vrataski (Emily Blunt).The Edge of Tomorrow is expected to drop in the United States on June 4th, but until then check out the first trailer above.http://youtu.be/vw61gCe2oqI