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4foldlow Table

4foldlow Table
~$800-$1,430  Buy Comment

Similar to their 3fold Desk, Formtank’s 4foldlow is a smaller, more affordable version that’s made from a single square of sheet steel; choose from powder coated or mirror-polish finishes.

Max Event Spectacles

Max Event Spectacles
~$130  Buy Comment

Granted, you’ll look like a time traveler or mad-scientist wearing one, but these Max Event Spectacles can magnify objects up to 2.1X times and are also anti-reflective to block glare.

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Gundam Wedding

Gundam Wedding

Complete with a child named Seira and a ceremonial bow before the 59-foot mobile suit, there’s no topping this real-life Gundam Wedding for the awesomest (and tallest) venue ever.

Sirius XM Skydock

Sirius XM Skydock
$120  Buy Comment

Sirius XM’s SkyDock is the first satellite radio dock for the iPhone/iPod Touch; it also charges via cigarette adapter and includes a free Sirius/XM app with iTunes download tagging.

Funny: Ominous Music

Funny: Ominous Music

The Onion’s Ominous Music shows the perils of living our lives according to portentous soundtracks; our favorite part: FEMA’s feeble attempts to ward off danger with strategic phrases.

Giveaway: Invisible Skinz

Giveaway: Invisible Skinz

Invisible Skinz is giving away 8 Invisible Shields. UPDATE: this giveaway has now concluded. Thanks to everyone who participated!

Book: Where’s Stig?

Book: Where’s Stig?
~$10  Buy Comment

Think of it as Where’s Waldo for the V8 crowd: Where’s Stig is a collaboration between the BBC’s Top Gear and illustrator Rod Hunt, best known for his quirky isometric vector art.

My Favorite Program

My Favorite Program
$15  Buy Comment

After a day spent serving their human overlords, even the best programmed robots need a little prime time down time; My Favorite Program is dedicated to robots that serve robots.

Street Legal Bumper Cars

Street Legal Bumper Cars

Do want: these street legal bumper cars pack 500-750cc engines that are capable of not-so-legal speeds of up to 160 mph; they can be found prowling the streets of San Diego.

1333 Minna Collection

1333 Minna Collection
$75+  Buy Comment

Announced last year but now in full swing, Goorin’s 1333 Minna Collection is ideal for cap connoisseurs, as each utilizes innovative fabrics, embroidery and screen printing. Thanks, Ron!

Tilt Shift: Toy Soldiers

Tilt Shift: Toy Soldiers

Toy Soldiers is our favorite use of tilt shift thus far: it shows a military parade and was filmed atop a building overlooking the Champs Elysees with two Canon 5D Mark IIs at 3.9 fps.

Tactical Canned Bacon

Tactical Canned Bacon
$16  Buy Comment

Whether you’re surviving zombies, aliens or financial collapse, Tactical Canned Bacon has your back: each includes approx. 54 slices of delicious bacon with a 10+ year shelf life.

Art Director: StarCraft II

Art Director: StarCraft II

StarCraft II’s Sam Didler gives us the graphical lowdown in this Art Director interview; it reveals plenty of gameplay and art details that have us giddier than a Marine in a Zerg hatchery.

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Sennheiser MM 400/450

Sennheiser MM 400/450

Designed for travelers, Sennheiser’s MM 400/450 bluetooth headphones feature noise cancellation tech, fold flat, include an airline adapter and can even receive phone calls.

Samson: T. Rex Skeleton

Samson: T. Rex Skeleton
$8 Million+  Buy Comment

Perfect for eating unruly friends and random strangers, Samson is a 66-million year old T. Rex skeleton that’ll be auctioned off 10/3 at Las Vegas’ Venetian; it’s on display starting 9/18.

Dunhill Heist Traveller

Dunhill Heist Traveller
$400+  Buy Comment

Dunhill’s Heist Traveller collection is finally available: a modern take on the classic Traveller line, it features rubberized black leather with black cotton drill and gunmetal hardware.

Firefight: Halo 3 ODST

Firefight: Halo 3 ODST
$60  Buy Comment

Cigar-chompin’ Sergeant Johnson explains Halo 3: ODST’s Firefight mode; it’ll pack Skull powerups for the enemies, 10 battlefields and even the Sergeant himself if you preorder.

Bacon Oakley Frogskins

Bacon Oakley Frogskins

Oakley and DQM bring together two of our loves (pork fat and polarized eyewear) and ham it up with Bacon Frogskins; we admit it’s hit or miss, but we’d pig out in these any day.

Time Travel Posters

Time Travel Posters
$20+  Buy Comment

Why visit historic sites when you can make history: Amy Kate Martin’s Time Travel Posters show off destinations that range from the far-flung future to old fashioned dino romps.

Sony S Series Walkman

Sony S Series Walkman
$110-$130  Buy Comment

Sony brings its long battery life and sound quality credentials to the S Series Walkman; it sports a 2.4″ LCD, FM tuning/recording, 42 hours of audio, 6.5 hours of video and stereo speakers.

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Mario Kart: The Movie

Mario Kart: The Movie

Mario Kart: The Movie has the makings of an epic movie: it’s got deaths (Luigi gets done in by Wario), births (Peach + Mario = Baby Mario) and a truly epic go-kart battle at the end.

Lotus L42 Lighters

Lotus L42 Lighters
$60  Buy Comment

If the Elise is out of your budget, these Lotus L42 Lighters mix European design and feature triple wind-resistant torch flames, a fuel level gauge and integrated 8 mm punch.

Funny: All R.A. Floor

Funny: All R.A. Floor

All R.A. Floor is an oldie but goodie for our readers heading back to school: we don’t want to be the bad guy, but heads would roll if everyone was this enthusiastic and helpful.

iSkin Cerulean RX

iSkin Cerulean RX
$90  Buy Comment

iSkin’s Cerulean RX untethers your iPhone from its dock, letting you stream tunes from as far as 30 feet away via a Stereo Bluetooth connection with no batteries or drivers required.

Gameplay: Borderlands

Gameplay: Borderlands
$50-$60  Buy Comment

An FPS/RPG, Borderlands is a bit like Fallout albeit with a focus on the FPS bit; this gameplay montage shows just what a literal blast it is to play, even with the funky cell-shading.

Maserati GranCabrio

Maserati GranCabrio

Their first four-seater convertible, Maserati’s GranCabrio is an open-top version of the GranTurismo; it’s powered by a 440 bhp 4.7L V8, and features a canvas roof and long wheelbase.

Pool Party Seating

Pool Party Seating
$799+  Buy Comment

We’re used to furniture in the pool after a windy day, but this Pool Party Seating is best kept wet: it’ll stay in the shallow end once filled with water, making pool pizza parties possible.

Scorpius Laser

Scorpius Laser
$899  Buy Comment

So powerful you’ll need a safety key to activate it, Laserglow’s Scorpius Laser pumps out over 500 mW of 1064 nm (infrared) light; its typical peak output is a scorching 750 mW.

Video: The Early Sheets

Video: The Early Sheets

Though not quite as technically amazing as 8-Bit Trip, The Early Sheets has a much catchier tune and storyline; it follows a character as he escapes from the 2D world to the real world.

Oakley C SIX Shades

Oakley C SIX Shades
$4,000  Buy Comment

They’re uber-lux at $4,000, but Oakley’s C SIX sunglasses are worth it: each is crafted from a 40-layer thick block of carbon fiber with a titanium spine and rotary cams for flexibility.

Astroboy Vinyl

Astroboy Vinyl

Astroboy’s design is pretty simple, but this 9″ 1:6 vinyl by Hot Toys is still a high-flying piece for the retro collector, with arm cannons, battery-operated X-ray eyes and a 12.5″ chamber.

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