It's time to protect your coffee table like a gentleman. Forget those cheap bar coasters and upgrade to these leather ones from Tanner Goods. They're the most sophisticated coasters we've come across. Cut from 10/11 oz. natural tooling strap leather, the set include four coasters all burnished, dyed, waxed, and stamped by hand. Each leather coaster measures 4" x 4" and comes embossed with a rawhide mallet graphic and logo. Until we come across some velvet ones, these are the most fitting for a gentleman, his cigar, and a glass of scotch.
If you've been waiting for your lights to get off their ass and do more than just brighten your room, your wait is over. The Forms in Nature Light (which should soon be a Kickstarter project) will turn any room into creepy forest. Based partially on the drawings and ideas of the German biologist, Ernst Haeckel, the ... continue reading
For a no-frills flask that's perfect to toss in your bag when you're out camping or exploring, turn to Stanley. The classic brand has been crafting solid, well-made food and drink gear since 1913. Their latest flask is the first in the Adventure Series which is aimed at being both essential and rugged. With more grip ... continue reading
We've lost countless hours of sleep thanks to video games, it's only fair they paid us back. With the Xronos Clock, some arcade action will help you get up on time. If you're wondering why an alarm clock would cost over a cool two hundo, there are a few reasons. First, it looks freaking awesome. Second, it's open source ... continue reading
Finding a cookbook that promises to keep you healthy is not that difficult. Finding one that contains recipes that don't come out tasting like wet cardboard is. Guy Gourmet: Great Chefs' Best Meals for a Lean & Healthy Body is a welcome addition to any cookbook shelf. With healthy recipes from the likes of Thomas ... continue reading
If you have one blank wall in your home that you think you need to acquire random pieces of art to fill, think again. Simply slap a Cinematographic Wall Mural up there from PIXERS and you'll take care of the full thing in one shot. Each of the murals is a fractal ode to a popular film that will completely change the ... continue reading
Admit it, you want a White Russian every time you watch The Big Lebowski and a Singapore Sling any time you flip through the pages of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (along with an assortment of less legal items). To help you out in crafting these drinks, Pop Chart Lab has created The Cocktail Chart of Film & Literature. ... continue reading
Not too long ago, Yankee Candle Company - the store known for emanating a scent of lavender throughout the mall - released Man Candles. The series included guy-friendly scented candles in aromas like Riding Mower, 2x4, and First Down. Now they return with some new additions. Man Candles II feature some "Wow, we ... continue reading
A few days ago, Google had a particularly epic doodle that referenced Psycho, Vertigo, North by Northwest, The Man with the Golden Arm, Spartacus, West Side Story, Anatomy of a Murder, Around the World in Eighty Days and Ocean's 11. The entire thing was a tribute to the late, great designer Saul Bass. Artist/Designer ... continue reading
We're not scientists, but we do believe most animals are born and not assembled by hand. (Except for the Gila monster, that dude's constructed in an awesomeness factory somewhere.) Still, we have to admit, these Animal Blueprints are mighty sharp. Styled like 1950's architectural blueprints, each piece of art depicts ... continue reading
The female form is awesome. Comic books are awesome. Art is awesome. Mixed media extraordinaire Sandra Chevrier combines all of those things into a series of Comic Book Portrait Collages that are as eerie as they are fun.
Best Made Co has a habit of redesigning things we never thought needed redesigning. Like the toolbox almost every guy reading this has sitting around somewhere in his house, apartment, garage or parent's basement. The bright red paintjob on the metal box might have faded or given way to rust over the years, but it's ... continue reading
ABC's Shark Tank has given us some stupendously awful gadgets and a few rare items that happen to be great (see: The Bevbuckle). Kevo would be one of the latter. The iPhone-operated door lock, which debuted on the show, was picked up by Kwikset and is ready to remove the hassle of searching for your house key. Just ... continue reading
You're probably familiar with the Corkcicle. It's a super-handy way to keep your white wine chilled and covered without watering it down. Only issue is, white wine isn't really our go-to drink. That honor belongs to our good friend, Mr. Beer. Well, the folks who created the Corkcicle have heard our cries and have ... continue reading
Bones. Cards. Tiles. Tickets. Stones. Spinners. Those are all names for the pieces in the classic "double 6" domino set. You can, obviously, also call them dominoes, but what fun is that? We never really got into dominoes, but we understand the appeal. If you're a fan of the game of strategy, you're no longer limited ... continue reading
Have you ever wanted your own whiskey? Like, a lot of your own whiskey? Thanks to Mississippi River Distilling Company, your boozy dreams have come true. With "My Whiskey" the company's custom whiskey program, you can create and enjoy your very own blend. Working with the guys over there (you don't need to travel, ... continue reading