Galpin Auto Sports has created a monster of a car. Their Galpin Ford GTR1 ($1 MILLION+) is powered by a mid-mounted, twin-turbo 5.4 liter V8 engine. The V8 generates, wait for it... 1,024 horsepower and 739 foot pounds of torque. Top speed is 225 mph and it can get to 60 miles per hour in 3.1 seconds and a 100 mph in 6.8. Only 6 cars will be made to start. If interest is high enough another lot of 24 cars will be made. Production is slated to start early 2014 so get your orders in. I want to see one of these bad boys on the road. Of course check out additional pics after the break.(more…)
The Harvey Cardigan by Third & Army ($110) is one of those sweaters you just might own forever. Third & Army is known for its vintage inspired clothing and the Harvey Cardigan is no different. It embodies the essence of a time when things just seemed a lot simpler. The sweater is charcoal in color, made form 30% wool and 70% nylon, and features a knitted pattern around the waist and cuffs.
How do you know if an architect is right for you? Take a look at the house he designed for himself. The Architect's Home ($24) provides insights into some of the top architects' own homes. The homes, their location, layout, style lighting, artwork, and furnishings shown say more about the architects than anything else possibly could.
In total contrast to what the title suggests, Serenity ($6) is an action adventure movie with a bit of Sci-Fi thrown in. Written and directed by Josh Whedon and starring Nathan Filion, Gina Torres and Chiwetel Ejiofor, Serenity is the name of the ship on which the action takes place. The crew have to evade an assassin on board who has been sent to capture a passenger with telepathic abilities. This is a movie that fell under a lot of people's radars but guys in particular have given Serenity a cult status. If you loved the TV series Firefly, you'll love Serenity.
When the greatest coach in NBA history decides to write a book about how he won all those rings, it just might be worth getting a copy. "Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success" ($17), by Phil Jackson, tells the story of a preacher's kid who through his exploration of humanistic psychology, Native American philosophy, and Zen meditation, created the ultimate approach to leadership. His style is based on selfless teamwork, freedom, and authenticity. Even while coaching some of the biggest egos in the game Phil never wavered from his coaching style, which was to win from a place of goodness instead of pandering to his players using fear or greed.
Just because you're going casual, it doesn't mean that you have to look like a scrub. Pick up a nice pair of sandals this Summer that you can dress up or down and still make a statement. The LEVIT 02 NOA Men's Sandals ($287) are handmade vegetable tanned leather sandals. They feature a gray leather strap upper with a natural leather sole and will soon become one of your favorite kicks. When you go to their website you'll notice the sizes are in Euro. If you're in the UK or US the respective sizes are (Euro - UK - US): 42 - 8 - 8.5, 43 - 9 - 9.5, and 44 - 10 - 10.5.Related: 23 Of The Best Men's Sandals