Swami's Surfboards ($700-$5600) are some of the most beautiful boards made. Swami's focuses on the iconic board shapes of the 50', 60's and 70's while creating the boards with modern materials and processes. Each of the their surfboards come in a multitude of shapes, sizes and prices. The higher priced boards are limited edition and only available through 20Ltd. No matter your skill level there is sure to be a board for you. Or you can just take it and hang it on your wall - yes, they are that beautiful.
http://vimeo.com/85018645 Located on the north shore of Maui, Point Break Jaws has some of the biggest surfing waves in the world. Waves can exceed 60 feet, with conditions changing quickly and unpredictably. Because of a steep cliff and the speed of the waves, the only way to get to the break is by tow and if a surfer becomes seriously injured, the only way out is by helidopter. Enjoy the film.
Love Tron? Then get ready to be really happy. The is of course if you have the asking price. RM Auctions currently has a full functional Tron Lightcycle Replica ($40K) up for auction. The bike was made as a tribute to the motorcycles seen in the 2010 movie Tron: Legacy. It is fully electric and features a 96 volt, direct-drive electric motor with lithium batteries and a computer-controlled throttle. Additional features include front and rear hydraulic brakes and spring-preloaded front suspension and a rigid rear suspension. The bike will go up for auction on May 2nd.
John McConell has launched a Kickstarter for a pretty cool wallet. The Sapling Wallet ($12+) may be the perfect minimalist wallet. It's made from two wood laminate fiberboard plates held together by an elastic band. It will hold up to 8 cards, as well as cash under the band, and is small enough to be used in your front pocket. The Sapling is available in walnut, cherry or birch wood.
Bartendro ushers in a new period of Geek Utopia. What could be more appealing to the technically inclined and the connoisseurs of, well booze, than Bartendro - The Cocktail Dispensing Robot ($99-$2300). Bartendro uses peristaltic pumps that dispense the correct amount of liquid for any drink. The Bartendro comes in a few cheaper configurations that don't include the raspberry pi or router, but the full kits are a single shot dispenser ($249-$299), three liquid dispenser ($499), the seven dispenser ($1,300), and the big papa Bartendo 15 ($2300). Wet your whistle and check out the teams Kickstarter video.
I love the Godfather movie series, but the first one has to be one of my absolute favorites. But now you can actually own the Godfather's house ($2.9M). Yup, the Godfather's House is for sale. The home is located on Staten Island in New York and features 6,248 sq. ft of living space, which includes 5 bedrooms, 5 full & 2 half baths, 4 car garage, all on just over half an acre. It's an offer you can't refuse.