Burning rubber, oil and the smell of fuel define racing at its most basic level. One sudden waft and your blood comes to life, the adrenalin starts pumping and you long for the screech of tyres. Well now, you can get that same feeling at home with Sunoco Burnt Rubber Cologne ($TBA) and it's not as weird as it sounds. With a enough subtle sweet and spicy notes to keep the scent from becoming over powered. Currently Sunoco are giving away bottles to lucky individuals, though it will sadly not be available on the market... at least for the moment.
Star Wars: The Blueprints ($390) does exactly what it says on the tin. For the first time ever the original blueprints that were created for the filming of Star Wars are brought together in one sublime collection. Taken from the Lucasfilm Archives and complimented by an insightful and exhaustive commentary from J.W. Rinzler the best selling author, this is the ultimate collection for Star Wars fans. Mapped out in intricate, vivid and precise detail, this is the genesis for the most beloved movie series ever to hit the big screen. Finally, the people who made it all happen behind the scenes are given a voice, and its a mighty powerful one at that.
This outfit is perfect for a quick trip in to town. If features the lightweight J. Crew Japanese Chambray Shirt, paired with the brands standard 7" Stanton short in khaki. Of course you'll need the perfect bag to carry your purchases. That's where the Filson Zip Tote comes in.1. Shirt: J. Crew Japanese Chambray Shirt ($88) 2. Shorts: J. Crew 7" Stanton Short In Garment-Dyed Cotton - Khaki ($65) 3. Shoes: Vans For J. Crew Canvas Authentic Sneakers ($60) 4. Belt: J. Crew Braided Leather Belt ($55) 5. Watch: Brathwait The Classic Slim Wrist Watch ($185) 6. Tote: Filson Zip Tote Bag ($189)
One of the most annoying things is to put your drink down at a party, and come back to find that you can't tell which one is yours. The Chalk it UP Chalkboard Slate coasters ($20) help fix that problem. Because they're made from the same material as chalkboards, you can write your name on the coaster and you're good to go. No more lost drinks. You will get a set of four 4"x4" coasters and chalk with your purchase.
The Ones Who Hit The Hardest ($7) is a stirring portrait of the time when the Steelers rose to become the greatest team ever in the history of NFL. What makes it so poignant is that as the team was rising to greatness their city was literally crumbling around them. It's the 1970's, and Pittsburgh desperately needs heroes. The city's lifeblood, the steel industry, was in massive decline and 150,000 steelworkers found themselves unemployed. This is a stunning account of a team lifting the spirits of the people living in a city that was on its knees. You do not have to be a football fan to appreciate this book.
If you'd love to have your sketches on your iPad then you'll love the iSketchnote ($149). You don't have to approximate your sketches through a stylus. The iSketchnote allows you to do what feels most comfortable and that's drawing on a piece of paper. Its starts with a sensor matrix that tracks the movement of your pen in real time. It then takes those movements and digitizes them to your iPad so you get the accurate feel of drawing on paper and the benefit of getting those sketches on your iPad. Check out additional details in the video after the break.(more…)