The Midual Type 1 ($185,000) is for those looking for an uber elite status symbol. The Type 1 just made its debut at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in California. So what exactly goes into a $185,000 machine. Well, the power plant is a fuel-injected DOHC four-valve transverse flat that puts out 106 horses at 8000 rpm with about 74 ft-lb of torque at 5300 rpm. Additional features include an aluminum alloy frame, 43mm Ohlins FGRT front fork and a catilevered Ohlins TTX36 rear shock supporting 17-inch wire-spoke wheels wrapped in Michelin tires (120/70 front & 180/55 rear). Brembo brakes, leather hand grips, and your choice of Australian Oak or metal instrument panel finishes finish off the luxury touches. Only 35 of the Midual Type 1's will be made available.
"Prohibition is over!" With the legalization of marijuana gaining acceptance, a number of uses, previously thought as taboo, are being adopted. One of which is cooking with it. Herb ($15+) is the new crowdfunded cookbook from the folks behind The Stoners Cookbook website. It will feature 200+ pages and hundreds of their favorite, mouth-watering recipes, beautiful photography, and detailed extraction methods. Additional articles will include The Science behind cannabis, using it as a medication, and much more.
The concept that everyone loved is finally becoming a reality with the release of the 2016 Acura NSX ($TBA). The brand new NSX is completely built around the needs of the driver and will feature all wheel-drive, and a 75-degree DOHC V-6 mid-mounted twin-turbo engine paired with a 9-speed dual clutch transmission. Additional drive is provided by three electric motors, two on the front wheels and one attached to the engine. Weight and stability are improved buy utilizing an aluminum frame, and carbon fiber flooring. Expect the 2016 Acura NSX to by released some time later in 2015.
Every so often we scour the web and provide you with links to all the cool things we found. And as always, we give you a little something extra to get you through to Monday.1. Photo - These Tings Take Time 2. The Friend-Zone Problem - Ask Men 3. A Map of Who's Got the Best (and Worst) Internet Connections in America - Gizmodo 4. UCSF study shows gaming makes you cognitively younger - Endgadget 5. The Worst Video on the Internet Today: LG Used These Realistic TVs to Trick People Into Thinking Armageddon Had Arrived - Complex 6. 7 Things You Can Enjoy Without Being A Dick About It - College Humor
Sahn helmets ($129) offer a nice departure from your standard aggressive styled bike helmets. These helmets feature clean lines and are made from a tough ABS plastic outer shell with an absorbing polystyrene inner layer. The also have easily adjustable straps, comfortable foam padding, and a swiss-made rear dial harness.
Smoke: New Firewood Cooking ($) has a Texan chef showing us there is a whole big world of flavor that stretched way beyond the parameters of barbecues. Smoke is the main primer in the most time tested cooking technique of all time, but also one that we have largely lost touch with over time. Tim Byres is the chef who shows how you can imbue not only meat but all different kinds of food with the mouthwatering and irresistible flavor you get from smoke. He provides us with innovative ideas for easy ways in which you can use smoke as one of your everyday arsenal of flavors in the kitchen.