Z.E.R.O. Kit by OpticsPlanet

Z.E.R.O. Kit by OpticsPlanet
Z.E.R.O. Kit by OpticsPlanet | US$23,999.00 | www.opticsplanet.com

a little less mouthful then the frictional organization S.H.I.E.L.D. behind the superheroes allegiance, The Avengers, the Z.E.R.O. (aka Zombie Extermination, Research and Operations) Kit is a whole lot more practical and useful if you happen to be a serious doomsday prepper but only if you have fairly deep pockets. costing a bank-breaking $23,999, this kit is put together by OpticsPlanet and has everything you will need to live another day when doomsday happens and when the undead starts to roam the ground looking for tasty treats like you. Continue reading “Z.E.R.O. Kit by OpticsPlanet”

Antagonist Yacht by Art of Kinetik

Antagonist Yacht by Art of Kinetik
Antagonist Yacht by Art of Kinetik | US$tba | www.artofkinetik.com

the Antagonist is billed by its maker, Art of Kinetik, as a luxury compact yacht which we disagree – we think it is more than that. it has amazing lines that would easily be accoladed as the finest crafted wood sculpture to ever cut through the water. to us, it is a speedboat/luxury yacht hybrid packaged in a size that’s agile and fun. this 37-foot open weekend cruiser is equipped with two 370 horsepower Yanmar 8LV-370 diesel units matched to two Yanmar ZT379 Sterndrive with SS props, together with its fine deep-V wooden hull, enables it to cut through the surface of the water at top speed of 42 knots, that’s a good 78 km/h or 48 mph in land terms. Continue reading “Antagonist Yacht by Art of Kinetik”

Ultimate Starcraft II Arcade Stick Controller

Ultimate Starcraft II Arcade Stick Controller
Ultimate Starcraft II Arcade Stick Controller | US$na

the definition of cool is wide and varied but one thing for sure is, you will know something is cool the first time you set eyes on it. the Ultimate Starcraft II Arcade Stick Controller is one such example. you don’t need to be a huge Starcraft or fighting games fan to know this controller is one heck of a beauty. custom made by one Mauricio Romano, this particular joystick is a fusion of RTS (that’s stand for real time strategy, if you don’t already know) and fighter game (think Streetfighter) controls. Continue reading “Ultimate Starcraft II Arcade Stick Controller”

Wahoo Blue SC Speed & Cadence Sensor

Wahoo Blue SC Speed & Cadence Sensor
Wahoo Blue SC Speed & Cadence Sensor | US$59.99 | www.wahoofitness.com

still drooling over the tech-laden Aston Martin One-77 Cycle and wish your budget bike have the kind of technology too? not everyone has pockets that deep to own such as a ridiculously priced ride but if you have at least $60 to spare (and owns an iPhone 4S), you could turn any ordinary bike into one with a bike computer complete with sensors. meet the the Wahoo Blue SC Speed and Cadence Sensor, a nifty gadget that connects wirelessly via Bluetooth to your iPhone 4S and tracks your cycling speed, cadence, as well as distance via a free Wahoo Fitness app. Continue reading “Wahoo Blue SC Speed & Cadence Sensor”

Motorola SF600 Bluetooth Headset

Motorola SF600 Bluetooth Headset
Motorola SF600 Bluetooth Headset | US$106.99 | www.motorola.com

there is nothing like an untethered music experience, especially if you have an active lifestyle where cable is yet another hindrance. fortunately, the market is not lack of Bluetooth headsets that allow us to enjoy our music wirelessly while we knock ourselves out in the gym. one of such BT headset is the Motorola SF600 Bluetooth Headset. it features advanced materials such as hydrophobic mesh on the earphones to keep the moisture out, strong and lightweight KEVLAR fiber to endure the most demanding workouts, deep bass HD sound, wired-quality audio with lossless wireless technology, customized fit with five types of ear cushions, and music controls including one-touch music pause. Continue reading “Motorola SF600 Bluetooth Headset”

BMW M3 Coupe Lime Rock Park Edition

BMW M3 Coupe Lime Rock Park Edition
BMW M3 Coupe Lime Rock Park Edition | US$70,995.00 | www.bmw.com

if you love BMW and have special affinity for racing (and lives in the U.S.), then you shouldn’t miss the BMW M3 Coupe Lime Rock Park Edition, a special M3 built to mark the longstanding relationship between BMW and Lime Rock Park racing circuit. based on the fourth generation BMW M3 Coupe with enhancements picked by Lime Rock Park and its owner Skip Barber, this limited edition performance ride wears rare Fire Orange paint job and features Anthracite and Black cloth seating with Nappa leather trim. Continue reading “BMW M3 Coupe Lime Rock Park Edition”

BMW M USB Key

BMW M USB Key
BMW M USB Key | US$38.74 | www.shopbmwusa.com

whether you are a Bimmer owner or just dreaming of owning the iconic M sports car, this BMW M USB Key (aka USB flash drive) is the USB flash drive of choice for you. what makes this flash drive particularly attractive is that it has its 8GB USB flash drive enclosed within a M-style vehicle keyfob, complete with M signature carbon fiber design (front and back), BMW and M branding, and buttons that you will find on a real-deal M car’s keyfob. the USB connector stays hidden away and is revealed by pressing the trunk (or boot) release button. Continue reading “BMW M USB Key”

Nifty MiniDrive

Nifty MiniDrive
Nifty MiniDrive | from US$30.00 | www.niftydrives.com

when Apple first added a SD card slot to its MacBook range, we were truly surprised but not particularly thrilled. we hardly use SD cards except the ones that are on our digital cameras and so, the card slot remain under-utilize to this day. instead of just leaving the card slot unused, the Nifty MiniDrive lets you convert it, so to speak, into a semi-permanent storage solution for you MacBook Air or Pro, thereby increasing your storage capacity while still providing the flexibility to remove or replace this storage solution as and when you desire. Continue reading “Nifty MiniDrive”

1953 Ian Fleming ‘Casino Royale’ UK First Edition

1953 Ian Fleming 'Casino Royale' UK First Edition
1953 Ian Fleming ‘Casino Royale’ UK First Edition | £50,000.00 | www.vintageseekers.com

there are many things in life that are reserved for the diehard fans and the 1953 Ian Fleming ‘Casino Royale’ UK First Edition is one such example. not only because it is the authentic copy of the Bond’s beginning, its associated price tag of £50,000 or roughly US$78,000 means that only true-blooded Bond (or in some cases, Ian Fleming’s) fans need to apply. this vintage hardcover book was published by Jonathan Cape some sixty years ago on the April 13th, 1953 and features a playing card-inspired cover designed by Ian Fleming himself. Continue reading “1953 Ian Fleming ‘Casino Royale’ UK First Edition”

Juliet Marine Systems GHOST

Juliet Marine Systems GHOST
Juliet Marine Systems GHOST | US$na | julietmarine.com

you won’t be able buy one, much less ride in one, well, unless you are in the U.S. Navy or something but also, that would take quite a while to realize. what you see here is the world’s first “super-cavitating” craft known as GHOST, a vehicle that looks like it has been taken right out of a science friction movie and it has the technology to match that notion too. developed by New Hampshire-Based Juliet Marine Systems, in conjunction with the U.S. Government, the GHOST is a combination of a boat and a sub-surface vessel that is capable of “flying” through an artificial underwater gaseous environment with 900 times less hull friction than water, which translates to a faster and yet fuel-saving, sea-faring vessel. Continue reading “Juliet Marine Systems GHOST”