I’m not ashamed to admit that I’m kind of a sucker for cool stuff. I like nifty gadgets, quirky decoration pieces, nice clothes (and shoes!), good books, and fun games.
In this series of weekly posts, I share whatever currently has my fancy. Maybe some of it will catch yours as well!
Wow this dude takes finger snapping to a whole other level…
If you want to start exercising but are short on time and unsure where to even begin, then Workoutlab’s Exercise Cards is for you.
Here’s a quick summary of why I like them:
Fight rain with honor and resolve with your very own samurai…umbrella!
Yeah, it’s kinda kitschy, but it’s an umbrella with an awesome samurai handle and scabbard!
The Nest Thermostat is a pretty, intelligent little gadget that learns from your heating and cooling habits and, using sensors to know whether you’re home or not, and a Wi-Fi connection to get up-to-date weather information, programs itself to help you save energy and money.
You can also pre-set a heating and cooling schedule and even control the device via a Web, iOS, and Android app.
I’ve had mine for about 8 months now and am very happy with it. It’s brought my electricity bill down, and the scheduling is particularly nice. I’ve had it bug out on me a couple of times, but the customer support team was great and helped me fix the issue within 10 – 15 minutes.
Sycamore Row is Grisham’s latest novel, and it’s a sequel (of sorts) to A Time to Kill, which is widely considered one of the best–if not the best–legal thrillers ever written (and I agree).
In this book, Jake Brigance is back and caught up in the legal affairs of Seth Hubbard, a secretive, rich man that, before killing himself, cut his family out of his will and named his black maid the beneficiary. A lawyer dogpile quickly ensues, and Brigance has to find out why Hubbard would do such a thing, and how it all ties into a piece of land known as Sycamore Row.
Once you start reading, you won’t be able to stop–you’ll laugh, you’ll cry (or come close to it), and the ending is one of those “holy shit” moments that are oh-so-enjoyable.