The Hesketh 24 Motorcycle ($TBA) is the companies first motorcycle in the 21st century. The small British company is back after a three decade layoff with their new 1,950cc V-twin sport bike that features an air-cooled V-twin that pushes 120 horses, a 22.7 liter fuel cell, overhead air intakes, and performance BST carbon fiber wheels. The Hesketh 24 gets its name from the extremely limited run of this bike. Only 24 will be made with an expected delivery date of February 2014.
Located in an enchanting pine forest stands two charming Guest Houses by YOD design lab ($NFS). Both having only taken two months to build they feature a lightweight yet strong metal frame and timber decking. The welcoming interior features warming home furnishings and rich colors for a comforting environment. A modern bathroom contains all the usual amenities, designed to be all you need in one compact space. If you go down to the woods today you'll be in for a luxurious experience!
Parque Humano is know for creating some of the most beautiful modern structures on the planet. One of their latest is Casa Cardenas by ParqueHumano ($TBA), located in Valle de Bravo, Mexico.The triangular shaped home is divided into two main areas separated by a a garden and a connecting bridge. The main access area houses the garage and service section.From there you take a set of stairs to the main living areas of the house. These rooms include the living and dining rooms, the kitchen, and the bedrooms.The main spaces face a huge expanse of windows, which bring the outdoors into close proximity to the indoors while overlooking the swimming pool and the Cerro Goro's Natural Reserve.
Far from being yet just another great Southern chef, John Currence is a James Beard award winner and Oxford, Mississippi's number one ambassador. In this, his book Pickles, Pigs & Whiskey: Recipes from My Three Favorite Food Groups and Then Some ($24), John has shared his fancy yet rugged style of cooking through 130 new and delicious recipes, music pairings, colorful personal tales and some quite stunning photography. Chef Currence would much rather stick you in the mouth with his fabulous flavors that poke you in the eye with an over elaborate decoration. The recipes in this book are separated into 10 techniques including boiling and simmering, slathering, pickling and canning, roasting and braising, muddling and stirring, brining and smoking, baking and spinning and many other.
Over the past 6 decades, which is 60 years (see what we did there to save you doing the math?) the landscape of America has been keenly observed by MAD Magazine, making fun of everyone and everything along the way. Unwavering in its commitment to producing stupidity of the highest level, the legendary writers and artists at MAD have long been known as referred to as "The Usual Gang of Idiots,". They have quite brilliantly satirized celebrities, politics, sports, cultural trends, the media and much much more. Totally MAD ($29) is the definitive collection of their greatest moments, and indelible proof that there is indeed a very fine line between genius and insanity.
The Gerber 39 Series Pocket Knife ($62) is a U.S. built, 420HC stainless steel cutter with a fine-point drop point blade. It features a smooth flowing nickel-plated zinc handle and is perfectly suited for everyday activities, whether it be opening up boxes, cutting rope or sharpening a stick, it'll get you through these tasks with the grace and ease expected from Gerber knives.