Creativity, Inc. ($17) written by Ed Catmull, the co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios, is a book for those who want to foster creativity in the teams they manage. The book starts off by telling the story of Pixar; from the initial rise to its present day incarnation. Aside from that fascinating story, Creativity, Inc. provides insights inside Catmull's management philosophy. For example, he insists that absolute candor and transparency are at the cornerstone of a creative team. Every individual must feel like they can speak their minds and that what they have to say matters.
On your next camping trip or backyard cookout, make sure you do it in style with the EcoZoom Versa Rocket Stove ($129). The Versa allows you to cook with your choice of fuel, including wood, charcoal, or solid biomass fuel. It features a fully insulated vertical combustion chamber, a combustion chamber and top door lined with refractory metal, a reinforced metal frame, a three-prong stove top and stainless steel handles covered with silicone grips to make sure they stay cool to the touch.
Spring is in full force and Summer is on the way, so it's time to get you a nice pair of white kicks. A great option are the Vans SK8 Mid CA Sneakers ($100) in white. These shoes feature and all white colorway with some nubuck leather on the heel. They're made from Luscious Nappa leather and are built to go to work. Sizes are going fast so order yours before it's too late.
Say it isn't so. The on going collaboration between A.P.C. and Carhartt is coming to an end. The two have put together three seasons of some of the highest quality, beautifully designed products available. The A.P.C x Carhartt Fall/Winter 2013 Collection ($TBA) will be their epic mic drop. The collection includes jeans, sweaters, jackets, accessories, and a cool military influenced, Jimmy Hendrix inspired watch called, If Six Was Nine ($113). Take a closer look at the collection after the break.(more…)
Welcome to Cannabis Cupcakes ($10) the first pot-infused cupcake cookbook, guaranteed to inspire stoners to get into the kitchen and whip up munchie-satisfying treats bursting with candy-inspired flavors and great high-larious decorations. There are 35 recipes here for crazy/delicious muffins and cupcakes created from souped up Sunflower oil and butter with a boost. There are also some great step by step cartoon illustrations ensuring that no wannabe Cannabis cupcake connoisseur gets left behind, however much they may be stoned at the time. Have we tried out any recipes? Well that would be telling, but the Red Velvet cupcakes are a-may-zing.
Anyone looking for that one comprehensive guide that will help them to both source and ultimately enjoy sustainable meat then Good Meat ($29) is it. Right across America we are seeing a massive surge in interest in organic food and locavore movements, and more and more of us are seeing terms such as free range and grass fed appear on menus. This has got people curious about where the meat they are eating actually comes from and this book answers all those questions. As well as all the tips and hints you will ever need for raising or buying sustainable meat there are also move 200 mouthwatering recipes, a carnivores utopia.