The Playbook For The Modern Man

Shut Up & Take My Money – Issue #51

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1 of 7|Quinny Longboard Stroller
2 of 7|Beast Off-Road Scooter
3 of 7|Beast Off-Road Scooter
4 of 7|New Hendo Hoverboard
5 of 7|Darth Vader Silicone Oven Mitt
6 of 7|Gibbs Terraquad
7 of 7|Jawbone UP3

When the world gives you the cool stuff, just drop it like it’s hot. From the latest boys toys to the coolest things to help any father get domesticated, this is the weekly stick up where you hand over your money – willingly.

#1 Quinny Longboard Stroller

Fancy yourself the cool dad? Put your dog away. You’ll need something even cooler to prove it. Enter the Quinny Longboard Stroller – a pram for the most epic of fatherly figures. Combining a specially designed longboard with a stroller, dads can now squeeze in a ride and keep the wife happy all at the same time. It features a lowered centre of gravity, special trucks and wheels and the all-important brake and safety leash. You’ll need to find a way to get it into the country though as only Europe has the option to buy it at the moment.
Price: $670/BUY


#2 Beast Off-Road Scooter

It’s time to grow up champ. By grow up we mean get yourself a grown up scooter to cruise around in. Enter the Beast Off-Road Scooter, an intimidating name for an intimidating mode of transport on two wheels. It’s rugged, street-legal and eco-friendly using two electric motors to drive the bike up to 48km/h. Recharging is handled by any domestic power socket or via kinetic charging from pedalling or the integrated solar panels. Included in the neat little package is a headlight, USB ports and fat 21″ tyres to take on any terrain.
Price: $2,000/BUY

#3 New Hendo Hoverboard

Hoverboards are all the rage in 2015 and Hendo is getting ever closer to creating their own that is sustainable for mass production. Their latest prototype is a working version which features the wheels replaced with four ‘hoverboard engines’, improved battery life and engine power, USB connectivity and a safety kill switch. Want one? Keep waiting. It’s currently in its design and testing phase.
Price: $TBC/BUY

#4 Darth Vader Silicone Oven Mitt

Join the darkside…of cooking with this cool pair of oven mitts which replicate Darth Vader’s gloves from the film. The officially licensed items are right handed and feature the Imperial logo embossed on the palm. The Force is guaranteed to be strong in the wielder’s culinary pursuits.
Price: $15/BUY

#5 Gibbs Terraquad

Can’t decide if you want to go for a drive or a sail? Do both with the Gibbs Terraquad. It transforms from boat to car in just seconds and can drive two people along with your luggage. The 140hp engine allows it to travel at speeds of up to 80km/h on land and 72km/h on water.
Price: $TBC/BUY

#6 Jawbone UP3

Activity tracking just got a stylish update with the latest activity bands from Jawbone. Crafted by industrial designer Yves Behar, the trackers now come in a ghost of colours and patterns which range from elegant to masculine. The cooler bit? They maintain their slim profile to fit your outfit. The wearable tech bands are designed to be worn 24/7 and can track things like steps and sleeping patterns and heart rate to keep your body in optimal condition.
Price: $250/BUY


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