100 anos tequila. Agave. Mixed origin South American chocolate. Valrohna cocoa powder. If any of us tried combining those items Chopped style the end result would probably be a head in the toilet. When the people at Dude, Sweet Chocolate combine those ingredients they end up with One Night Stand Potion, a delicious ... continue reading
The fifth pocket on your jeans was originally designed for a watch. When people started wearing watches on their wrists, supposedly they started using that pocket for matches. Then for coins. We happen to like that pocket because it perfectly fits a Zippo, but most people consider it useless. If you're looking for ... continue reading
We've been adding new items to our shop on a weekly basis for a while now, and this week is your chance to save on all of them. Head over to the shop, enter your email into the pop-up, and you'll save 15% off sitewide! Snag a new watch, pocket knife, machined pen, or any of the other goods that line our virtual shelves. Hurry up, sale ends Monday, Oct. 6. ... check it out
If you've ever spent enough time in Home Depot, or built anything out of industrial gas or copper pipe, you've ended up wearing a fitting or four as a piece of jewelry. Drilling Lab takes that idea to the next level with their Clamp Series of rings. Using what basically amounts to two different kinds of pipe clamps ... continue reading
New Balance has been killing it with the classic sneaker refreshes they've been doing recently, and these MS620s are no different. Between super-soft suede uppers, padded ankle collars, breathable insets made of mesh and the stark navy and black colorways that are now available, these kicks from New Balance might be ... continue reading
Do you need to hide micro film from prying eyes? What about coded messages? Are you secretly a member of the Cold War era KGB in need of a more secure dead drop? Of course you're not, but that doesn't mean the idea of a hollow bolt for secure storage can't be repurposed for modern use. That's exactly what's been done ... continue reading
When we first told you about the Mover & Shaker pens from Tactile Turn, we told you they were built for writing on the go. That still holds true. The click mechanism is still buttery smooth. They still look great. But that didn't stop the people at Tactile Turn from releasing a slightly tweaked version of both ... continue reading
Between the Architecture sets and pop culture collaborations (Star Wars Death Star anyone?), LEGO has been killing it the past few years. All of the kids that grew up building multi-colored castles and spaceships, along with the parents that grew up stepping on the bricks, are discovering a new love for the building ... continue reading
Brooks has been making some of the best bicycle saddles in the world since before any of you reading this even knew how to ride a bike. Actually, since we're talking about a century and a half, they've been doing it since about the time your great-great-great-grandfather was teaching people to ride bikes. The point ... continue reading
Electrophoretic ink, E Ink, is one of those technologies born of the MIT Media Lab that never really saw that commercial application. What used to almost exclusively be the realm of Kindles, Nooks and Kobo e-readers is going to get a whole lot more interesting in September when Twelve24 makes their ClockONE available ... continue reading
Prometheus Design Werx has created their first one piece tool, and the footprint of the tool is one you're already familiar with. Each standard issue dog tag tool from PDW includes a lot of the hardware you need to work on bikes (motorized and pedal powered), battery doors and beers. There's a "universal" closed end ... continue reading
Hemp has been the "next big thing" in manufacturing since puka shell necklaces were still this season's must have accessory. Turns out the billion dollar crop actually has many more applications than we anticipated ... including its use as part of a hemp-flax fiber composite that actually makes a decent looking pair ... continue reading
The geniuses at NudeAudio gave their new Super-M Bluetooth Speaker to producer Hugh Padgham for blind testing. This was his response, "I blind-tested the M and a competitor three times the price and the M won hands-down. Super-M takes this performance to the next level." That's pretty high praise from the guy that's ... continue reading
Levi's just launched a new video series that ties in with their line of Commuter gear. The first episode focuses on Kyle Garner, the designer behind Sit and Read furniture and a man that knows a lot about commuting.
Remember the Weiss Watch Company Field Watch we told you about last year? It looked like this, and was one of the best mechanical watches we'd ever seen--especially at under a grand and made in the US. Weiss is back with two new Standard Issue Field Watches, and they're even better than the ones we saw from them last ... continue reading
Leave it to VICE to uncover the most epic boxing match we've seen since Rocky faced off against Apollo Creed. Except this is real, bare-knuckle boxing and it's far more violent than an HBO show or anything we've seen from UFC in quite some time. When you have half an hour, you need to watch this.