Over 4 decades after its release, The Godfather ($9) tops many lists of those movies that everyone has to see at least once in their lifetime. The ultimate Mafia movie stars Marlon Brando, Al Pacino and James Caan and is directed by Francis Ford Coppola. It tells the story of Don Corleone, the aging patriarch of the mob who is transferring control of his empire to his son. Another movie that could never be removed, The Godfather is a classic in every sense of the word and has stood the test of time.
Setting a movie in a frat house is nothing new, but put this subject in the hands of the National Lampoon team and you have one of the outstanding comedies of all time. Directed by comedy genius John Landis, National Lampoons Animal House ($10) tells the tale of Dean Vernon Wormer and his quest to expel the Delta Tau Chi fraternity from his campus. When this house contains the likes of John Belushi , Tom Hulce and Tim Matheson however, you know things aren't going to go to plan. A riotous comedy loved by men across the globe this is a movie that should be the first choice for a guys night in with pizza and beer.
Lamborghini is commemorating its 50th anniversary with the production of the Sesto Elemento ($2.2 million). The run will be limited to only 20 units. If you were looking to pick one up your out of luck. Each of the Sesto's has already been spoken for. Just to wet your whistle the Sesto Elemento weighs in a about 1000lbs, and the v-10 engine produces 420 pound-feet of torque. That kind of power will get you up to 60 mph in 2.5 seconds. Once you get there why stop, top speed on this vehicle is close to 200 mph. Check out this review [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=UF7x12C8sRc width=640 height=480 anchor=video] by CNN.
The Marshal Major Pitch Black Headphones ($87), will provide you with beautiful highs and deep bass. With their super software ear cushions, the Pitch Blacks are made to be your all day headphones. They come with 3.5mm and 6.3mm adapters so you can plug them into your stereo system or use them along with your iPod. Because these guys can play sound from 20Hz all the way up to 20kHz you can play any type of music and never be left wanting.
If you've got the cash, you can have your own personal submarine. The Deepflight Dragon Submarine ($1.5M) takes underwater flight to the next level. Touted as the easiest underwater vehicle to pilot, the Dragon's DeepFlight Dive Manager (DDM) allows you to pilot the craft with little training. You can even set the depth limit for any particular dive. Dragon is also the first craft to offer hovering capability. This feature allows you to cruise alongside large animals or just hover over shipwrecks. The engine consisting of quad brushless DC thruster and an underwater lithium battery back allow you up to six hours of operation between charges. And because it weighs just 1800 kg and is only 5 meters long it can fit on more yachts that any other sub.
The 2015 BMW i8 ($136,000) was recently put on display at the Frankfurt Auto Show. The plug-in hybrid is BMW's latest release in the high-performance category. The i8 is built from carbon-fiber reinforced plastic and has an aluminum platform. It has two engines, the gas motor is 3 cylinders and puts out 236-foot-pounds of torque. The electric motor is 131 horses (96 kilowatts) and puts out 184 foot-pounds of torque. Maximum output is an impressive 362 hp and 420 lb-ft. The really cool thing is that when tested the i8 got 94 miles per gallon. Expect the i8 to be released sometime next spring.