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Dave Pollot's Pop Culture Thrift Store Art

Dave Pollot's Pop Culture Thrift Store Art

Dave Pollot is a NY-based artist that, like most of us, grew up painting on everything he could find. Unlike us, Pollot is actually really talented, so we doubt his parents yelled at him for his creations (ours were really just scribbles on the walls). Fast forward a bunch of yea...

Altimeter Table Clocks

Altimeter Table Clocks

With a clear nod to the altitude meters located inside the cockpits of WWII aircrafts, these Altimeter Table Clocks can lend an old school military vibe to any space you put them in. The authentic dial houses the remnants of a subdial that marked the plane’s altitude, only it now tells you the time (the altitude of your bedroom probably isn’t all that important to you). Available in two different styles, the Altimeter Table Clock looks far more badass than LED clock from RadioShack you’ve been using for the last two decades.

Anatomy in Black Coffee Table Book

Anatomy in Black Coffee Table Book

The human body is a fantastically complex machine that still has plenty of mysteries to unlock, but we know enough things about human anatomy to have some really cool books about it. Few, if any, of them look anywhere near as good as Anatomy in Black. Using double page spreads wi...

The Pizza Book

The Pizza Book

If we're being completely honest, we've only attempted to make pizza from scratch at home a few times. It never came out right. We're experts at pre-heating the oven and cooking someone else's hard work, but we've never been able to get that same quality you'd get by just going t...

A Visual Guide to Drink by Pop Chart Lab

A Visual Guide to Drink by Pop Chart Lab

At this point, Pop Chart Lab should be considered the expert on all things infographic. Learn more about whiskey than you ever thought you'd want, or need, to know. Same goes for coffee. And beer. Sandwiches. Cameras. They've covered just about anything we'd ever want to see in a...

The James Bond Archives: SPECTRE Edition

The James Bond Archives: SPECTRE Edition

Three years ago, Taschen, maker of the finest coffee table books around, released The James Bond Archives, a detailed account of the makings of all the Bond films. Well, with the release of Spectre, that book is no longer complete, so the publisher went ahead and updated it. T...

Cinema Drivers Prints

Cinema Drivers Prints

Cinema Driver by Mainger is an absurdly cool collection of the cars, bikes, vans, motorcycles and other forms of transportation that famous characters were known for. Hankering for some Scooby Snacks? Check out the gang in front of the Chevy Van best known as the Mystery Machine....

Gear Patrol Magazine

Gear Patrol Magazine

The guys over at Gear Patrol kinda have a thing for adventure. So much so, in fact, that their adventure coverage has now spilled out of their site and onto the printed page. The first issue of their magazine takes readers to stops around the U.S., Canada, Chile, and Norway, a...

Stormtrooper Helmets for Animals

Stormtrooper Helmets for Animals

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is on the horizon, and much like everyone else, we’re completely stoked to see what unfolds in Abrams’ take on the franchise (even if Jar Jar Binks doesn’t end up being a master Sith Lord). New York-based designer Blank William clearly has a bit...

Prison Ramen: Recipes and Stories from Behind Bars

Prison Ramen: Recipes and Stories from Behind Bars

We've always been of the opinion that you could make friends over a bowl of ramen, but the experience was definitely not as profound as the one Gustavo "Goose" Alvarez had while he was an inmate at Chino. During the race riots, Alvarez and his crew fed ramen to their enemies, whi...

100 Deadly Skills: The SEAL Operative's Guide

100 Deadly Skills: The SEAL Operative's Guide

Learning a new skill on a regular basis is something that we should all be doing, but there are only so many real life applications for awesome Excel spreadsheets, animated gifs and knitting. Retired Navy SEAL Clint Emerson has put together a survival guide that is hands-on and p...