When asked if I wanted to check out the latest addition to the Ploom vaporizer line, what do you think my response was? Hell yeah! Being an occasional smoker, I’ve always been a fan of utilizing vaporizers because they’re not as harsh on your lungs and they provide a much cleaner end result without the second hand smoke. The problem was always their size and the portability factor. Thanks to technology and its wonderful advancements within the smoking accessories world, you can now take your vaporizer anywhere you go thanks to the good people at Ploom. Want to know more about their latest addition dubbed the Pax? Hit the jump to read more about the device and our experience with it!
I’ve never been a fan of table tennis or whatever you want to call it but this table is dope! The above model is titled the Arclight built by 11Ravens, the premier manufacturing company for custom-made table tennis in the United States. 11Ravens’s motto is spot on: “The Game hasn’t changed, but the playing field has…” and the above picture is living proof. There’s no set price on their website, but you can contact them for more information.
Going on a trip soon? If your travels include going overseas then this next product might be just for you. Presenting Crumpled City Maps, which not only can be stuffed in your pocket with worry but are also are 100% waterproof too. The maps are full-color and include details about streets, museums, monuments and much more. The maps can be purchased here for €12, roughly $15.
Apple’s 2012 WWDC conference is taking place today and there are some great software updates coming up from both OSX Mountain Lion and iOS6 as well as the next generation MacBook Pro.
The new MacBook Pro will be sporting a 15.4-inch screen, with 2280 x 1800 pixels and is only 0.71 inches thick. Some other key specs of the new MacBook Pro are:
Quad Core Intel i5 or i7 Processor
Nvidia Kepler GeForce GT 650M GPU
Flash Storage with up to 768GB
Maximum 768GB of storage
The new MacBook Pro has a promised seven hours of battery life with up to 30 days standby. Pricing begins at $2,199 for a 2.3GHz model with 8GB of Ram and 256GB of storage. Now available through the Apple Store. Hit the break for a closer look.
NBA TV will be premiering “The Dream Team: on June 13th at 8 p.m. (CST) presented by Right Guard. For those of you too young to remember the Dream Team, it was an elite assemblage of NBA pros for the 1992 Summer Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain. The team had some of the most dominant players the world has ever seen including Jordan, Bird, Johnson, Ewing, Robinson, Barkley, Pippen, Malone, Stockton, Drexler, Mullen. With this summer’s Olympics right around the corner, they’ll mark the 20th anniversary of the Dream team and what better than a documentary speaking with members of the teams giving us insight on untold stories and more! Check local listings for Wednesday’s premier and in the meantime check out the preview above!
Earlier this month I posted the fresh new uniforms for the Men’s and Women’s National Soccer team. Just a few days ago, we got insight on how these are manufactured. Made with at least 96% recycled polyester, each jersey is made using an average of 7 plastic bottles, and each pair of shorts is uses an average of 6 plastic bottles—adding up to 13 plastic bottles per kit. This makes the 2012 National Team Kit the most environmentally-friendly ever. I’ve always been curious on how these were manufactured from recycled materials and here’s the answer.
Fine Cigars and Bourbon have always been a great pair and now you can enjoy a bourbon cigar from Marker’s Mark. Marker’s Mark Cigars range from $8-$11 and are a unique smoking experience. The long-leaf tobacco is grown in the Dominican Republic, and the bourbon is distilled from red wheat in the Kentucky countryside. The cigar is aromatically enhanced by Marker’s Mark Bourbon. Just like each bottle of Maker’s Mark, each cigar is sealed in a glass tube and then each tube is hand-dipped in Marker’s Mark signature red wax. Since each cigar is housed in an air-tight container, it doesn’t require humidification!
Pictured above is the Symbol Record Console ($TBA) is a bench-made modern record player that pays homage to the all-in-one console hifi’s of the 1950′s. The Symbol Record Console features a solid American Walnut construction, a sculptural metal base, two 6.5-inch full-range speakers and a second hidden amplifier and subwoofer, built-in Wi-Fi for streaming music and a hand-built tube amplifier and turntable. For more specs and information on pricing, head over to Symbol Audio.