Leland Taylor

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MI Guitar

While it might look more like a guitar from a video game, the MI Guitar is the real deal, allowing you to play and even make music, without the work …

Guitar

Taurus Curve Handgun

A personal defense weapon won't do you much good if you don't have it with you. That's why they developed the Taurus Curve Handgun. Built to fit the …

Bluesmart Carry-On Bag

For travelers, there isn't much that is as important as your carry-on luggage, but innovation in the industry has been almost non-existent. The …

Rebels Refinery Wealth Of Man Oil Bar Soap

Only the manliest of men get clean using black soap. That's exactly what Rebels Refinery Wealth Of Man Oil Bar Soap lets you do. Made in Toronto in …

This House Is Not for the Faint of Heart

But someone really does live there.<p>If someone suggested that you take up residence in a home perched precariously on a rock pillar, you'd probably balk. Sure, you can't beat the sweeping mountain views, but the phrase "don't look down!" doesn't really inspire a comfortable, welcoming vibe.<p>But for …

Commuting

Canadiano Coffee Maker

For the minimalist coffee lover in you, there's the Canadiano Coffee Maker ($60-$80; includes one pound of coffee). Carved from a single block of …

Crock-Pot WeMo Smart Slow Cooker

The laziest cooking method of all time just got even lazier with the Crock-Pot WeMo Smart Slow Cooker ($100) — the first ever web-connected …

Kolibree Smart Toothbrush

Your dentist just got a powerful new sidekick — and no, we're not talking about that weird suction device he uses to remove all your spit, that's old …

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Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Black Edition

Get a little more mileage out of your regularly-scheduled trips to the dentist with the Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Black Edition ($190). More …

Charging Stations

Encre Noire Cologne

Ideal for a crisp evening in November spent at your favorite bar, Encre Noire Cologne ($35) is a woodsy scent that begins with fresh piney top notes …

Hylnds Spirit Of The Glen Whiskey Fragrance

Even though inspiration for this scent was drawn from every facet of the whiskey production process, Hylnds Spirit Of The Glen Whiskey Fragrance …

Six Principles for Developing Humility as a Leader

Whether we’re looking at business or politics, sports or entertainment, it’s clear we live in an era of self-celebration. Fame is equated with success, and being self-referential has become the norm. As a result we are encouraged to pump ourselves full of alarming self-confidence. Bluster and the …

Pure Fix Glow Bikes

Turn your hipster-street-cred up to 11 with Pure Fix Glow Bikes ($400). These deceptively-minimalist, fixed-gear road bikes have a surprisingly …

Montague Paratrooper Folding Bike

You definitely don't need to jump out of the back of a plane to use a Montague Paratrooper Folding Bike ($775-$850), but you'd look a lot more badass …

Portable

Bogobrush

The buy one, give one movement is going strong with companies like Toms and Warby Parker — now Bogobrush ($40) has entered the mix. They offer a …

Lamborghini Academy

You don't have to be rich to drive a Lamborghini. You just need to sign up for the Lamborghini Academy. Available year-round, this unique experience …

Lamborghini

Blomus Sencha Tea Maker & Warmer

Rethink whatever you're using to brew and hold tea, and pick up the beautiful, functional Blomus Sencha Tea Maker & Warmer ($110). The large, …

Brenne Whiskey

One word that we don't usually associate with whiskey is "sexy", but it certainly applies when it comes to Brenne Whiskey ($60). After all, a Single …

Vinylize Eyeglasses

You know by now that your favorite album sounds better on vinyl (it's hardly a secret), but because not every record can be a hit, some are destined …

Hearst Magazines

Surface Tension Arcade Tables

Ditch that boring coffee table in your living room and replace it with one of the Surface Tension Arcade Tables ($3,000-$6,000). These arcade and …

Thunderspace

Zone out and relax to the sounds of rain and thunder after a long day with Thunderspace ($1). This iOS app features true-to-life audio recordings of …

Your Brain at Work

When Apple fanatics lined up to get the new iPhone in 2011, the New York Times published an op-ed titled “You Love Your iPhone. Literally.” It described an unpublished experiment in which the author scanned the brains of 16 people as they heard and watched audio and video of ringing or vibrating …

The Cognitive Bias Keeping Us from Innovating

Any five-year-old has no trouble turning an old blanket and a couple of chairs into an impenetrable fort. But as we get older, knowledge and experience increasingly displace imagination and our ability to see an object for anything other than its original purpose. This is called Functional …

Stop Telling Your Employees What to Do

I will never forget the experiences of getting my first suit. I was 12 years old and my father took me to a department store on 18th street in New York City. I was very excited; this was the transition to feeling grown up. A real milestone. I would have a suit like all the grown men I knew.<p>At the …

Go Ahead, Take a Failure Bow

You’ve heard the mantra: Learn from failure. But no one likes to screw up and you can’t learn when you’re beating your chest in frustration or pointing fingers at each other. Some smart organizations are helping their people make failure not only productive, but also fun.<p>One of my favorite …

How to Really Understand Someone Else’s Point of View

The most influential people strive for genuine buy in and commitment — they don’t rely on compliance techniques that only secure short-term persuasion. That was our conclusion after interviewing over 100 highly respected influences across many different industries and organizations for our recent …