Strictly limited to 600 units worldwide, the Audi-designed special 60th anniversary Leica M Edition 60 camera focuses solely the primary functions needed for digital photography – “shutter speed, aperture, focusing and ISO sensitivity.”
The Core is an elegant little wireless sound system that apparently delivers unmatched audio quality to any room in your house.
This rechargeable 3-in-1 Hand Warmer is an absolute Fall essential
The Glass Pot by Massimo Castagna
Adding some flare to a traditional tattooing device, the Handpoker is a 3D printed stainless steel implement of ink by the Brooklyn design studio Death at Sea.
Artist Petro Wodkins’ Sound-of-Power series consists of handmade porcelain speakers made to resemble busts of infamous political leaders from around the globe. While the selection of figures is surprisingly limited and random (where’s Sadaam? no Bush?), buying into this idea will give you some type of ability to “Smash The State.”
The Original Nomad Collapsible Tub sets up in 20 minutes and reaches a water temperature of 100º in about an hour. Just enough time to get a little groovy and ready for relaxing in the wild.
The Writer’s Block is a classy desk accessory that holds a pen and a notebook. Designed by the folks behind Word. and machined in Philadelphia, it’s a good-looking way to show off your dedication to the dying art of handwriting.
Cute Cube is a tiny little camera built to handle all of the elements. Priced at $100 and equipped with a 124° wide angle lens capable of capturing HD video and still images, the mountable, waterproof Cube is an extremely affordable option to the Go-Pro.
Known as the “Flamingo” in Japan, the Sony PS-F9 was a battery operated direct drive turntable that featured linear tracking. Including two headphone outlets, the PS-F9 went on sale in 1982 and was the closest Sony ever got to making a “Walkman” for records.
Fueled by the ability to convert electric power into thrust by bouncing microwaves around in a closed container, the “impossible” EmDrive has the opportunity to change space travel forever.
“The Kindle Flare’s repetitive shouting will appeal to fans of print, who miss the ability to display a book’s cover to strangers.”
For the Internet Addict On Vacation with Three Friends at a Lake House with No Wifi and Patchy Cellular Service*
Query, the board game based on Google search autocomplete.
*Probably a case of wine, too.
Fans who cannot bear to attend games of the Korea Baseball Organization’s last place team, the Hanwha Eagles, can have a robot with their own avatar stand in for them to cheer on the losing team. Called “Fanbots,” these mechanical motivators are used to start rallys and get the real live attendees to do the wave, or as it’s apparently known outside of North America, the “Mexican Wave.”
The Soto Pocket Torch turns your basic disposable lighter into a torch capable of producing a windproof flame as hot as 2,300 °F