A celebration of the first time the mighty Mount Everest was conquered back in May of 1953. The Conquest of Everest ($28) gives exclusive access to some quite remarkable images and the personal archives of George Lowe, a legendary photographer and climber. He was the in the party who accompanied Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tensing Norgay on that landmark expedition but very little has ever been written about him previously. This book was published to celebrate on of the mans greatest triumph over nature, and it is something to treasure. The original photos get across the message of this epic expedition like words never could.
The Austin-based company Jarvis is famed for their beautiful authentic wooden paddle boards. Jarvis Boards ($1875+) are designed and constructed to ensure they only have minimal impact on the environment and are lightweight and fully functional. These beautifully handcrafted boards are perfect for professional and casual use and are made from a variety of materials for a unique look.
Welcome to the biggest book on the Simpsons EVER! Packed into this one humungous episode guide, Simpsons World ($35) is 20 years worth of programs, it doesn't get much better than that! To call The Simpsons just a TV show is a travesty, this is an institution. They celebrated their 20th anniversary in 2010 and this book was produced to give every Simpsons fanatic a keepsake book to commemorate a momentous event in American TV history. This is mighty tome, with more that 1,200 pages of episode recaps in glorious full color and if you only have one Simpsons book in your collection (shame on you!) make it this one.
The Ural mir Limited Edition Motorcycle ($17K) takes its inspirations from space. Specifically the Shuttle-Mir that began an era of cooperation between Russia and the United States. MIR comes in a brilliant orbital white and even has a solar panel that acts as a battery tender and can power smaller accessories. Additional features include high-intensity LED lights, emergency repair wrench, windshields for both driver and passenger, and a custom tonneau cover that uses reflective insulation and can be used as a rescue thermal blanket. Only 20 of these bad boys will be made so if you're interested make sure you get your order in soon.
A little boy who sees dead people that don't realize they are dead seeks the help of a psychologist who has problems of his own. M Night Shyamalan is the man responsible for simply one of the best movies ever made. Released in 1999 and starring Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment and Toni Collette, The Sixth Sense ($9) is a masterpiece of modern cinema that is told in such a way that nobody saw the big twist coming, outstanding.
At home on the winding roads and flats the Fuji Transonic 1.1 Bicycle ($6000) is the only ultra high-modulus carbon framed bike with Shimano Di2 set up for $6k. This magnificent aerobike is surprisingly lightweight, weighing just 16 pounds, meaning you can get up to some incredible speeds, quickly and you'll stick to the road for a responsive ride. For a truly fantastic sprinting experience jump on the new dynamic Fuji Transonic 1.1 and prepare to be amazed!