• Wipebook Pro

    Wipebook Pro

    Notebooks are a big deal for us. They’re essential to our daily life. A notebook captures ideas, records meetings, you name it, everything. They’re also important from a record keeping perspective even years after we write in them. We’re not religious when it comes to the type of notebook, we […]

  • Seiko (Pepsi) Diver SKX009 Watch Review

    Seiko (Pepsi) Diver SKX009 Watch Review

    When you’re getting into watch collecting it starts with getting an automatic watch. The only issue is that automatic watches are pricey, most decent ones start around $1,000. We know of a few watches that are worthy of collecting, and under $200. Seriously. These watches come from Seiko and while […]

  • #3For31: Day 9 – 10k Run

    #3For31: Day 9 – 10k Run

    I’m past 25% of the #3for31 Challenge and couldn’t be more thrilled! I’m tired, very tired. Most marathon training plans call for 5 days of running per week, so when I’m at nearly double that, my body is going to feel the pain. If I’ve learned anything about this challenge […]

  • Kamakura Surf City

    Kamakura Surf City

    You know when you’re a kid and you say “My dad is cooler that yours”? I can honestly say, my dad is cooler than yours, probably cooler than me. My ukulele playing, booze drinking (Mostly wine, cheap scotch, and sometimes margaritas) surfer (Of 40+ years) father is the epitome of […]

  • Giant Gyozas in Japan

    Giant Gyozas in Japan

    Japan is a land of many things, but one piece of food completely surprised me, gyoza. Dumplings, mini bags of deliciousness, whatever you want to call them are officially, “Gyoza” in Japan. Gyozas in the states are half-moon shaped dumplings, 2-3 inches long, filled with meat and vegetables, but in […]

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77-inch LG Signature OLED 4K TV

77-inch LG Signature OLED 4K TV

Let’s play a game. How much do you think LG’s 77-inch OLED 4K TV costs? $5,000? $10,000? $15,000? Try $20,000. In other words: You better be rich if you’re buying this bad boy. And to be fair, if you’ve got the money, the 4K TV is a great buy. OLED […]

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Mophie Power Capsule

Mophie Power Capsule

Mophie, makers of some of the most popular smartphone battery cases and packs, has a new $40 battery case called the Power Capsule (hey Mophie, stop using lowercase for all your product names…) designed for charging up wireless headphones and wearables like fitness trackers and smartwatches. The Product Capsule is […]

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Nike HyperAdapt Self-lacing Sneakers

Nike HyperAdapt Self-lacing Sneakers

Marty McFly fans probably pissed themselves in the pants when they heard Nike was producing real self-lacing sneakers. Dubbed the Nike HyperAdapt 1.0, the sneakers are a taste of the future of tech fused with footwear. Like the Back to the Future II sneakers, the HyperAdapt 1.0 auto-lace when you […]

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Leica Sofort Instant Camera

Leica Sofort Instant Camera

Leica’s joining the instant camera ranks. The company’s new Sofort instant camera ($300) will be available in three colors and takes uses Fujifilm’s Instax mini film. A Leica by mostly name (something of a trend lately, as the the brand is licensed out to other hardware makers), the Sofort bests […]

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Converse Chuck II Shield Canvas High Top

Converse Chuck II Shield Canvas High Top

Change is hard. Especially when you’re messing with an iconic design. But if you want to see progress you need to be open to change. Under Nike’s watch, Converse’s Chuck All-Star sneakers are slowly transforming with the times. The new Chuck II Shield Canvas High Top ($90) repels water with […]

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Wipebook Pro

Wipebook Pro

Notebooks are a big deal for us. They’re essential to our daily life. A notebook captures ideas, records meetings, you name it, everything. They’re also important from a record keeping perspective even years after we write in them. We’re not religious when it comes to the type of notebook, we […]

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Seiko (Pepsi) Diver SKX009 Watch Review

Seiko (Pepsi) Diver SKX009 Watch Review

When you’re getting into watch collecting it starts with getting an automatic watch. The only issue is that automatic watches are pricey, most decent ones start around $1,000. We know of a few watches that are worthy of collecting, and under $200. Seriously. These watches come from Seiko and while […]

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#3For31: Day 9 – 10k Run

#3For31: Day 9 – 10k Run

I’m past 25% of the #3for31 Challenge and couldn’t be more thrilled! I’m tired, very tired. Most marathon training plans call for 5 days of running per week, so when I’m at nearly double that, my body is going to feel the pain. If I’ve learned anything about this challenge […]

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Kamakura Surf City

Kamakura Surf City

You know when you’re a kid and you say “My dad is cooler that yours”? I can honestly say, my dad is cooler than yours, probably cooler than me. My ukulele playing, booze drinking (Mostly wine, cheap scotch, and sometimes margaritas) surfer (Of 40+ years) father is the epitome of […]

Culture, Food & Drinks

Giant Gyozas in Japan

Giant Gyozas in Japan

Japan is a land of many things, but one piece of food completely surprised me, gyoza. Dumplings, mini bags of deliciousness, whatever you want to call them are officially, “Gyoza” in Japan. Gyozas in the states are half-moon shaped dumplings, 2-3 inches long, filled with meat and vegetables, but in […]

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Eating Guts at Tsukiji Market in Japan

Eating Guts at Tsukiji Market in Japan

Tsukiji Fish Market is THE fish market in Tokyo. The one and only place where tourists will wait over 2 hours for sushi in the morning, where all chefs get their fresh fish, and oddly enough, where I eat guts at. I’ve shit on the Tsukiji Fish Market which wasn’t […]

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Comfort Food and Comics at Queens Comfort (NYC)

Comfort Food and Comics at Queens Comfort (NYC)

Astoria is one of the weirdest, yet amazing neighborhoods in New York. The apartments are fairly cheap, close to the city, it is pretty safe, minus drunken assholes on the weekend. Historically a Greek neighborhood, it’s becoming a melting pot of cultures. Although, what’s weird about Astoria is it’s still […]