Why? Because now is no time to slack off. Watching the ball drop in Times Square is just what it sounds like: dropping the ball with your New Year's Eve plans. Do you really want to be that guy? And for the second year in a row?
Fortunately, we have your back with 10 events that cover land and sea, izakayas and clubs with pools, uptown and downtown, Brooklyn and Manhattan, black-tie and no-tie -- you get the idea.
Few gaming systems have created as much buzz in as little time as OnLive. A brilliant, petite, inexpensive gadget that allows you to stream an ever-growing library of the gaming industry’s hottest titles directly to your TV, the OnLive Game System also holds the record for the easiest setup in history: 1) Take it out of the box; 2) Plug it in; and 3) Play. Featuring amazing multiplayer functionality -- as well as the option of pausing your game and playing it again from anywhere you want -- the OnLive Game System has the potential to become a must-own product for casual and hardcore gamers alike. Check it out.
retail spot of the week
Why? Because guys should know how things work. Do you know how a watch is made? We thought not. These days, it seems that guys are surrounded by items whose construction methods are totally mysterious. Gone are the days of the shadetree mechanic etc. That's why we love Dedegumo. It's a U.S. outpost of a Kyoto watchmaking operation, and the gimmick is that they build their magnificient timepieces right there in the store. Even if you're not looking for a new wristwatch, it's always inspiring to see a master at work.