Advice | June 27, 2014 9:00 am

Best of June

By The Editors

This Phone Is NSA-Proof
Like Iron Man armor for your iOS or Galaxy S5, Vysk sheaths your smartphone in a hard case with its own built-in cryptography circuit, thereby circumventing any malware attacks or remote hacking. Check it out.

Your New Leather Bag
The weekender bag: a dependable workhorse for casual three-dayers. The garment bag: a dependable workhorse for formal three-dayers. Ingeniously, hook + ALBERT’s Garment Weekender functions as both. Check it out.

Stay Cool This Summer
Paired with a smartphone app, the Lyric — with its nifty two-button interface — provides outdoor weather forecasts, remote control via phone and “geofencing,” aka temperature adjustments based on proximity to home. Check it out.

Zero Gravity? Zero Gravity.
Experiencing zero gravity just got affordable. Not “Richard Branson affordable,” but “you, InsideHook reader” affordable. Introducing S3 ZeroG, a global airline that books fair-priced zero gravity flights. Check it out.

Zero to Sixty in 4.2 Seconds | Partner
Here’s our new favorite reason to visit Sonoma: the Audi sportscar experience, now taking registrations from any man plucky enough to pilot a 430-horsepower R8 around 2.52 miles of racetrack. Book today.

And from our One Thing and Another Department:

Fatherhood Survey Results
We recently asked the fathers among you to tell us about your experiences as the paterfamilias. Gentlemen, we’re happy to report that the American dad is alive and well. See exactly how he’s faring in our State of the American Dad survey results.

Hater’s Guide to the World Cup
The World Cup is played for pride. And where a man’s pride is on the line, there is desperation. Desperation compels a man to do uncouth things on a soccer pitch. On that note, meet The Seven (Most Likely) Villains of the World Cup.

Tom Cruise Is Such a …
Tom Cruise tends to play assholes. Charlie Babbitt. Frank T.J. Mackey. Lestat. The dude’s a smithy of the a-hole arts. So to celebrate the release of his newest film, Edge of Tomorrow, we present The Tom Cruise Scale of A-hole-ish-ness.