Ever wonder what happens to those old records? Well now a company called Vinylize is putting them to good use. Vinylize Glasses ($425+) are made from recycled vinyl records. Vinylize has refined their manufacturing process over the years which has culminated in sturdy, stylish, environment friendly glasses. They are hand made in their Budapest workshop and are made unique by the record's veneer that is on each of their glasses. Vinylize Glasses come with a two year warranty and a case made from a 7" single folded in half is available for $33.
Don't expect Felon Fitness ($11) to contain anything about friendly, smiling trainers, fancy equipment or cushy gyms, this is the workout that comes to you courtesy of the Department of Corrections. Your motivation here is jacked inmates and along with Teufel the certified trainer and Kroger the counselor this is an exercise regimen that is guaranteed to bring you real results. If you are a lifer when it comes to workouts this book will give you a whole new way of approaching your routines while those fresh meat who want to tone up there is a host of stuff that will get you yard ready in under 3 months.
The 2014 Cherokee's have returned to replace the Jeep Liberty in the lineup. The 2014 Cherokee Trailhawk Edition ($30,490+) was designed for those who are actually planning on taking their Jeeps out on the trails. With the Trailhawk you get Jeep's Active Drive Lock with locking rear differential, skid plates and red tow hooks each rated at 8250 pounds. It has a ground clearance of 8.7", improved approach and departure angles, and can carry a payload of up to 4500 pounds. So if you're planning on hitting the Rubicon, this may be the model you'll want to get.
A great high-quality knife is an essential to any solid everyday carry arsenal. This high-quality Hogue X5 Folder Knife ($209) from custom knife maker and designer Allen Elishewitz is one of the best on the market. The knife blade will always be safe and securely folded away using a brand new mechanism that uses stored up kinetic energy (created by you the user when you carry the knife around) and then releases it with the touch of a button. It also includes a strong and secure safety feature to ensure there’s no accidental release. The 3.5-inch spear pointed blade is made from CPM154 stainless steel that’s been cryogenically improved to ensure a sharp and effective cut every time.
Tackling the elements in any situation just became that much easier with the Brass Mercator Knife ($70). It takes its inspiration from the late 1860's and features a functional design. This German constructed knife slips easily into any backpack to handle your everyday carry needs. It's crafted from brass and features a lock back mechanism, to ensure safe operation, and a thin profile blade made from carbon steel. The Mercator will have you tackling the elements with exceptional ease during even the most adventurous of excursions.
The holocaust of WWII has been the backdrop of many a great movie, but there has never been one that looked at it quite like Schindler's List ($17). In war torn Poland, Oskar Schindler becomes increasingly concerned for his Jewish workforce after seeing for himself how they are being persecuted by the Nazis. He uses his contacts, and a lot of bribery, to ensure that he keeps Jews on his employment list and thus saves them from the horror of the gas chambers. Directed by Steven Spielberg and boasting outstanding performances from Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley and Ralph Fiennes, it is Liam Neeson and supporting actor for Fiennes.