Your artisanal sourdough starter? No one is impressed. To wow ‘em with a truly badass skill, pop open a champagne bottle with a sword. Award-winning bartender Jeffrey Morgenthaler – author of the The Bar Book – created Cocktail Kingdom’s machete-styled champagne sabre to help you perform the nifty trick.
Humanscale’s already-iconic Nova task light won a 2019 iF Design Award and is now even better with an optional wireless charging base with two USB ports. Nova’s bright, glare-free light has a touch-dimming control, high-efficiency LEDs that deliver 440 lumens, and smart-dimming tech that turns it off when you forget.
Take your overlanding adventures to the next level and trick out your truck bed with a full kitchen. This slide-out unit packs a refrigerator, pressurized sink, propane stove, and an off-grid electric power system, as well as drawers for storage. It’s built from riveted and welded aluminum and fits most mid-size and full-size trucks.
Every time we see the illuminated gas tubes on Ball’s watches, we want one for our collection. This stainless steel model sets the lights into each of its digits, making it incredibly easy to read day or night. It features dual time zones, and a day/night indicator window. Special pre-order price through 10.28.2020.
Mercedes-AMG cranks up the volume on its sports crossover, bestowing it with a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 that makes 603hp and 627 lb-ft. of torque, and a 0-to-60 mph time of just 3.7 sec. It sports massive 16.5″ disc front brakes, an electronic limited-slip diff, AMG performance exhaust, and the latest MBUX system with dual 12.3″ displays.
Released in 2016 by Aston Martin, the Lagonda Taraf is the most expensive luxury sedan on the planet, with a sticker price starting at $1 million. So what exactly do those seven figures buy you? Automotive journalist Doug Demuro got up close and personal with the extremely rare ride for a look inside and a test drive.
Heimplanet’s innovative The Cave tent is a true wonder, using an inflatable airframe and ripstop nylon to pack up small, then set up in just a minute without any help. We took some time to enjoy this modern tent out on our back deck while sheltering in place in Chicago this Summer.
Created by Amsterdam designer Frederik Roijé, the Smokestack is a unique backyard fireplace inspired by the archetypal factory chimney. Its main stack is made from weathered steel with a rust finish, while the optional grill that sits inside is made from stainless steel. Measures 78″ h x 20″ dia. It’s less expensive if you live in Europe.
This beautifully constructed, stainless steel adjustable wrench is as eye-catching as it is useful. When not being used to tighten or loosen bolts, or to clamp objects together, it doubles as a fidget toy and a desktop conversation piece. Its design is inspired by a classic monkey wrench, but using modern manufacturing techniques.
Looking for the ultimate play place for your board and card games? Look no further than North Dakota builder Krema Designs. They make a variety of table designs, with options like built-in cupholders, personal playing desks, Philips Hue lighting, storage drawers, and more. Our fave is the Algenon Mid, with its beautiful dark wood finish.
Drop teamed up with Beyerdynamic to create these special edition DT 1770 PRO headphones. Their 45-millimeter Tesla drivers punch out great dynamic range and thumpy bass, and with 32-ohm impedance, they work with portable devices without an external amp. Their comfy ear cups include sheepskin and velour Dekoni earpads.
Hyperion is showing off the XP-1, a hydrogen-powered electric car that’s said to zoom from 0-to-60 in under 2.2 sec. with a top speed of 220+ mph, and provide up to 1000 miles of range. Its futuristic cockpit touts a wraparound digital display and massive glass canopy. Here’s hoping it makes it past the rendering stage.
Only hypercar maker Koenigsegg could come up with a car that makes 1700bhp, but seats four. The plug-in hybrid’s electric motors makes 1100 of those horses, and a tiny 2.0L twin-turbo 3-cylinder engine somehow makes 600 horses. It’s also all-wheel drive, with rear wheel steering, and has enough room for carry-on luggage.
Xeric’s bold and distinctive wristwatch features a reverse cutout face that displays hours and minutes using high-contrast markers that show through from underneath. With a combination of tritium gas tubes and Superluminova, the dial really comes to life in the dark.
UPKnife’s unique multitool packs a 3-position, bolt-action hybrid tanto blade with OTF operation. Functions include a saw, bottle opener, box wrenches, a 1/4″ bit driver, a wire stripper, and a tungsten carbide glass breaker. Each one is made in the U.S. entirely from stainless steel.
Richard Branson revealed details of Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo’s sleek interior cabin. Each of the six reclining passenger seats minimize g-forces during boost and re-entry, relays flight data on a personal screen, has a pilot communication system, and comes with an out-of-this-world ticket price: $250,000.
We already know that the Lexus LC 500 is one sexy and magnificent sports car. Now find out how the new drop-top variant stacks up to the coupe, and what other changes come along with the convertible roof. Read on to learn more about this luxurious performance car.
Limited to just 500 pieces, this unique flipper knife was designed by Dew Hara. It features a modern, skeletonized handle made from two-tone 6Al4V titanium, along with an open frame 3.39″ blade honed from Böhler M390 steel, and a smooth-action ball-bearing pivot. Made in Maniago, Italy for CRKT by lionSTEEL.
Computer accessory maker Logitech teamed up with furniture experts Herman Miller to create a premium gaming chair that combines futuristic styling with ergonomics. The Embody Gaming Chair is designed to improve your posture and comfort during lengthy gaming sessions, while adjusting to fit your unique form.
Travel in style with this premium leather duffle bag from Johnny Fly. It features a spacious, waxed canvas-lined main compartment with two internal pockets, two zipper sections, and a sunglass pocket. Measuring in at 11″h x 24″l x 15″w, it’ll hold everything you need for a long weekend trip. Save 19% in The Awesomer Shop.
Flashlight company Imalent says their jumbo-sized handheld light can output an astounding 32,000 lumens in its turbo mode. It packs eight CREE XHP70 LEDs, and has a maximum throw distance of over half a mile. Its built-in power pack runs on eight 18650 lithium-ion batteries.
Limited to just 300 units, this special edition of the Polaris Slingshot 3-wheeler includes quilted comfort seats, a Ripper Series wind deflector, a color-matched Slingshade roof and rear fender, and interior accent lighting. We love the color combo of the rich Fairway Green paint with the bronze wheels and accents.
Superstrata uses an advanced 3D-printing process to build a bike customized to each rider’s weight, arm and leg lengths, riding positions, and preferred stiffness levels. Its thermoplastic carbon fiber frame us made without joints for maximum strength. Two versions will be made: the pedal-powered Terra, and the Ion, an e-bicycle.
Give your laptop and everyday work essentials a handsome and substantial home in this beautiful wood briefcase from TZL Concept. The solid wood case is handmade from pieces of real walnut, and its leather interior has compartments and straps for organizing accessories. It can be carried by its handle or a shoulder strap.
Audiophiles looking for great sound often turn to headphones with planar magnetic drivers. SendyAudio’s cans incorporate this tech for crisp, clean, and natural sound with stellar frequency response. They feature real zebra wood housings, and come in a leather carrying case. Special price from Drop through 7.13.20.
Omniwall makes strong and versatile storage systems for tools, and this is their best setup. The 8-foot-wide Weekend Warrior kit includes a variety of shelves, hooks, bins, and holders, keeping all of your tools at the ready. It comes in a variety of panel and accessory colors, and an even bigger 12-foot-wide version.