Eric Schlosser, the renowned investigative journalist has dug deep to discover secrets about how America's nuclear arsenal is actually managed. Command & Control ($20) is a ground breaking and at times disturbing account of near misses, accidents, supreme heroism and major technological breakthroughs, this book explores the dilemma that has been in existence since the nuclear age dawned; how exactly do you deploy WMD's, weapons of mass destruction, without actually being destroyed by them yourselves? This question has never been resolved, we don't know if it ever will, but one thing is for certain; Schlosser and revealed how the lethal combination of technological complexity and human fallibility still poses a very grave threat to mankind.
The 2015 Dodge Charger ($TBA) is getting back to its roots. Paying tribute to the late 1960s muscle cars, this years Charger gets a facelift and a powerful new engine. The base engine is still a 3.6-liter V6 with 292 horses, but the upgrade is an awesome 5.7-liter V8 Hemi that pushes 370 horses, and has 395 lb-ft of torque. Both of these power plants are paired with a eight-speed automatic transmission, the only option available. There is also an option for all-wheel drive if you run into inclement weather in your area. One of the major interior features is a 8.4-inch UConnect toushscreen which includes performance pages with configurable drive modes that allow you to adjust the engine, transmission, steering response and traction control. The 2015 Charger will be hitting showrooms at the end of the year.
The Victorinox Swiss Army Alpnach Watch ($1837) was named after the Swiss Air Force Alpine helicopter base and inspired by the force's twin-rotor Cougar AS532. The watch is a beautifully designed 44mm chronograph from Victorinox. It's a Swiss made mechanical self-winding watch that features an anti-reflective sapphire crystal, luminous hands and hour markers, and a stainless steel black PVD case. It also includes a 12hr, 30min, and 60 sec chronograph,a tachymeter scale, and a day/date calendar.
If you're looking for something original for your kitchen, then you must consider Chelsea Miller Knives ($200+). These knives aren't just cutlery, they're works of art. Originally from Norther Vermon, Chelsea relocated to Brooklyn where she now practices her craft. Each of her knives is an original, being made from horse shoe rasps and wood from her families farm. With blacksmithing and woodworking skills gained from her father she creates some incredible pieces. On her website you can order anything from cheese knives, to microplanes, and high-end kitchen knives. Take a look, you won't be disappointed.
In our buying guide, The 10 Best Espresso Machines, we will show you a range of affordable to extreme espresso machines for the espresso connoisseur. To some, it's just some type of strong coffee, to others; it is the nectar of the gods. Whether you fall at either end of the scale, or somewhere in between, you know when you've had an excellent cup of finely prepared espresso. There is no denying the difference between a cup prepared by a skilled barista or a novice.Related: How To Make The Perfect Cup Of CoffeeModern tech has definitely helped to narrow the learning curve, making it so you can have that same experience right in your own home without having to spend hours learning subtle nuances of pressure and temperature control.For those with the skill and patience to make good use of all the potential that can be coaxed out of the manual and semi-automatic machines, it is distinctly possible your eyes will glaze over and you may very well drool in anticipation of being able to grasp these marvels of art and science.The machines in the 10 Best Espresso Machines ($90+) buying guide were evaluated based on their ease of use, potential for greatness, cup clearance, how easy they are to clean or keep clean, how quickly they can reach operating temperatures, brew speed, and style. Since this was intended for home use, I also included machines designed with a small footprint on your countertop. I love my kitchen appliances, but when you can't find the open space to even chop an onion in peace, they can start to lose their appeal.
Whether you’re venturing out for a hike, dashing between shops, climbing or fishing, getting wet in the rain is not much fun.A good rain jacket will keep you dry and protected while also being breathable and versatile too.Here’s a list of 10 of the Best Men's Rain Jackets ($75-$579), suitable for a range of different activities.