The recognizable iPhone app icons are now available for your fridge. Check out the App Magnets, on sale at Amazon for $4 with free shipping. This is the lowest total price we could find by at least $15. The set includes 18 epoxy magnets. No download or 2 year contract necessary.
Controlling portions for pasta can be pretty tricky. You never quite know if it's too much or too little. Check out the Portion Control Pasta Basket, on sale at Amazon for $10.13 with free shipping (look under "More Buying Choices" to get deal). This is the lowest total price we could find by at least $10. This nifty device not only measures out 1 serving of pasta, but it also acts as a cooking basket and strainer.
There's nothing refreshing about a warm beer. In fact, showing up with a warm 6-pack might even get you banned from certain guest lists (just saying). Check out the Chillsner (at Amazon for $29.95). It's a new beer-chilling gadget that keeps your cerveza cold down to the last sip. Just throw it in the freezer, and once it's cold, slip it into your beer bottle and sip (there's a hole at the top). It comes in a gift box with a set of 2 Chillsners.
If you have a budding pint-sized chef in the house, check out celebrity chef, Tyler Florence's new kids book Tyler Makes Spaghetti, available at Amazon for $13.42. This book incorporates the actual recipe for how to make spaghetti into a kids book. It's a follow up to his first book Tyler Makes Pancakes.
If you've ever watched an episode of Top Gear or read an issue of Top Gear Magazine, then you know just how well they know their cars. So who better to compile a book of the 500 coolest cars of all time? Top Gear - The Cool 500 (The Coolest Cars Ever Made) (at Amazon for $31) is written by long-time writer and road tester Matt Master, and includes 300+ pages of cars from the advent of the automobile through to futuristic supercars. A perfect coffee table book for all gearheads.
Update - check out the new sequel F for Effort. If you've ever taken an exam and had no idea what the question was asking, let alone the correct answer, then you will certainly appreciate F In Exams - The Very Best Totally Wrong Test Answers ($9 at Amazon). This book celebrates the creative side of failure and gathers the most hilarious and inventive test answers provided by students who, faced with a question they have no hope of getting right, decide to have a little fun instead. The book includes 250 questions with ridiculous answers across an array of subjects such as science (Q - What is the highest frequency noise that a human can register? A - Mariah Carey), humanities, math, and more.
Get the newly released, Die Hard 25th Anniversary Collection (at Amazon for $33). The box set includes all 4 films on Blu-ray (Die Hard, Die Hard 2 - Die Harder, Die Hard with a Vengeance, and Live Free or Die Hard) and like most boxed sets, it includes a disc packed with bonus content as well. Now that's definitely worth a "Yippie ki yay".
Start charting your travels with the Travelogue Scratch Map Travel Journal. This travel journal features 64 pages of high quality paper, tips and advice, plus 8 miniature scratch maps of different regions of the world. The scratch maps allow you to scratch off the places you've traveled. Amazon currently has it for $24.99 with free shipping for Prime members (if you aren't a Prime member pad your order over $25). This is the lowest total price we could find by at least $10.
It sounds like a cookbook Ron Swanson would scribe, but Eat Like a Man is actually from the team over at Esquire. Written by the magazine's food editor, this male-centric cookbook includes 75 recipes and food writing for men who like to eat, cook, and read about great food. It's the Esquire man's repertoire of perfect recipes, essays on how food figures into the moments that define a man's life, and all the useful kitchen points every man needs to know. Pick it up at Amazon for $20 (shipping adds $3.99 but is free on orders over $25). Even with shipping, this is the lowest total price we could find by $5.
Whether you're a designer, marketing professional, or just a consumer interested in pop culture, logos are not only recognizable but often quite interesting. Logobook is the result of director Ludovic Houplain's research for his Oscar-winning animated short Logorama. This massive, 800-page compilation features 7,000+ logos with information on the designer, year or creation, brand and company, and country of origin. Pick it up at Amazon for $38.90.
Sitting at your desk all day can get boring, so we're always looking for ways to add some personality with our office supplies. Check out the INBOX Mini Cargo Crates. These mini wooden containers are designed to look like mini shipping crates. The set includes 3 pine wood nesting crates of varying sizes, perfect for storing pens, tools, silverware, or other odds and ends. Pick up a set at Amazon for $38 shipped, making it the lowest total price we could find by $20.
"If you're a dinosaur, all of your friends are dead. If you're a pirate, all of your friends have scurvy." So begins All My Friends are Dead, the laugh-out-loud illustrated book showcasing the downside of being everything from a clown to a cassette tape to a zombie. Pick up a copy at Amazon for $8.96. Also worth noting, it's well reviewed with 4.3 stars from 205+ reviewers.
Even we rolled our eyes at the thought of a Glee meets Bring it On movie, but Pitch Perfect was hilariously refreshing. And if you don't believe us, trust the 2200+ reviewers who gave it 4.3 stars. Starring Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, and Rebel Wilson, this movie follows a girls' college a capella team and hilarity ensues. Get the Blu-Ray + DVD Combo for $19.99 or the DVD version for $14.99. Who doesn't love a good a capella smackdown?
Student of the Force, you are? If you're looking to dig deeper into the philosophies of the Jedi check out the Jedi Path - A Manual for Students of the Force (at Amazon for $49.99, $20 price drop since our previous mention). This well-reviewed training manual (4.7 stars from 295+
geeks reviewers) includes "writings" from ancient Jedi Masters, as well as personal commentary from more recognizable Jedis like Yoda, Obi-Wan, Anakin, and Luke. If that isn't fancy enough, the book itself comes in a motorized vault.