If you're looking for a street legal track car, then the newly released Ariel Atom 3.5 ($65,000) has to be on the list. The Atom 3.5 features a 2.0 Honda 4 cylinder i-VTEC that puts out 245 horses @ 8200 rpm. You also have an option for a 310 hp supercharger upgrade. Additional features include adjustable front/rear bias brakes, twin master cylinders, composite bodywork, ally adjustable pedals, four point harnesses, and competition steering rack. Quite simply, this single seater was made to be a a blast to drive.
Over the last few years, 3D printers have come a long way. But consumers still have issues. A couple being the price of the units and the training needed to use the 3D software. The Buccaneer 3D Printer ($400) is looking to kick both of those road blocks to the curb. The Buccaneer is a 3D printer geared towards the everyday home consumer. All you have to do is hook the printer to your PC/MAC or mobile device, load the top cartridge with your favorite 1.75mm PLA material, and from Smart Objects, pick your object, customize to your liking and starting printing. It's that simple and it's only $400. Check out this [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=Nz2a_PdEgYg width=640 height=480 anchor=video] of the printer in action.
Built with limited available ground space, the Verrierdale 2 By Spark Architects ($NFS) blends into the surrounding rainforest with unprecedented ease. The 3 bedroom family home features an open plan living and kitchen space, pavilion running along the east-west contour and unique translucent tent membrane roof that opens out into nature. Sliding doors allow the house to blend with its surroundings while the unique roof acts as both an insulator and protector from the strong heat. A striking building from every angle and one that compliments the sleek and organic lines of its surroundings.
If you're an Uber hippie then you have to take a look at this 1965 Volkswagen Bus/Vanagon ($220K) up for sale right now on eBay. This Woodstock wet dream has gone through two years of restoration and customization which has resulted in the machine you see before you. The bus features a stretch limousine body that allows for the microbus to fit up to 12 passengers comfortably. The owner says it only has 1600 miles on the odometer and runs and drives perfectly. But that's not all. When you buy the bus you also get a limousine company which includes Hawaii Public Utilities Commission licensing, a website, logo, phone numbers, and embroidered Tommy Bahama Drivers Uniforms. So if you've bee thinking about packing up your surfboard and moving to Hawaii, this might be the way to do it.
Farewell dude food, you are past your sell by date. Most food loving men own a roasting pan and a pretty respectable spice rack. They are also, however, still searching for that one elusive book that contains not only the real food they love eating but shows them how to cook it too. Step forward Eat Like A Man ($20). Created by Ryan D'Agostino, the food editor of Esquire, this book challenges the male mentality of food with a collection of 75 awesome recipes and food news designed for the man who likes to eat, cook and also read about amazing food.
Our buying guide for “5 of the Best EDC Pens You’ll Never Want to be Without” is a must-read for the most practical and useful pens available on the market. Whether you are an on-the-job scribbler or a long-term writer, you can expect reliability and functionality. Whatever you choose, you can get premium performance for your everyday needs right now. All of these pens are grab and go, ready to use with no complications. First up is the Pilot G2.