The House IV by De Bever Architecten ($TBA) is the perfect example of a small addition making a huge impact. The Dutch architectural firm created an 800 sq. ft. addition that contains large glass walls to create a oneness with the outdoors. The addition features a studio, bedroom, bathroom, living area, and a small swimming pool.(more…)
In this updated and expanded edition of Vintage Spirits And Forgotten Cocktails ($15) , expert, drink aficionado and historian Dr. Cocktail adds yet another 20 fine new recipes to his hand-picked collection of the 80 rare-and-worth-rediscovering drink recipes. He shares revelations about the latest trends in cocktails, provides new resources for some of the more uncommon ingredients, and gives us indepth profiles of many of movers and shakers in the cocktail world. Bursting with expanded anecdotes historic facts and and full-color vintage images courtesy of some very uncommon sources this is a must-have volume for all of those who enjoy an icy drink accompanied by an unforgettable tale.
The much-loved Air Presto gets a fresh new look with a retro twist with the Nike Air Presto “Brutal Honey” ($CALL). The classic design from 1999 has been revived, with the striking yellow and black design demanding attention. Minimalist yet striking, the styling on these Air Presto is fresh yet familiar. One of the 13 original color combinations, these sneakers will hug your foot like a favorite sweater and you’ll never want to slip your feet into anything else again.
THE DUDE ABIDES...AND NOW YOU CAN TOO! If you are seeking salvation from what this uptight, stressed out world is throwing at you there is only one man to seek guidance from; the Dude. The Abide Guide ($11), much like The Big Lebowski himself, is funny, profound and above all helpful. It is a survival guide strait from those who founded the Church of the Latter-Day Dude and they, along with their top disciples, show the way to becoming almost as Dude-like as the Dude himself. Learn the ethos on which this church is based and next time life decides to chuck as gutterball at you stop, pick up this book, and see what the Dude would do.
The Cayman models have come a long way. Because the trim levels start around $50K Cayman was considered to be a poor man's Porsche. But they've just released their first GTS version and are doing a great job shedding that rep. The new 2015 Porsche Cayman GTS ($75,000+) gets updated interior, exterior, and most importantly performance features.
The GTS features matte-black exterior inserts as well as blackout headlamp and taillamp covers. It sits on 20-inch Carrera S 235/35 front and 265/35 rear wheels, and features a sport exhaust system with black pipes. On the interior you'll get an Alcantara wrapped steering wheel, and sport seats with the letters 'GTS' embroidered into the headrests.
As fars as the power plant goes, you'll get a six-speed manual or seven-speed PDK dual-clutch automatic transmission paired with a 3.4 liter flat-six engine with direct fuel injection. This setup will get you 340 horses that can reach 60 mph in 4.6 seconds and a top speed of 177 mph.
http://youtu.be/DconsfGsXyA What side of the debate are you on? Click. Print. Gun. by Vice, is a documentary about how the gun control debate relates to personal freedoms and new technologies. It centers around law student Cody R Wilson who is a self-described, crypto, free-market anarchist. Which means he believes that market agreements between individuals should not be regulated by states and should be allowed to transcend national boundaries. The Crypto portion identifies how he uses cryptography to carry out his beliefs to evade prosecution. Cody is using 3D printing to create a lower receiver for rifles which would allow individuals to build guns without regulation. Whatever your beliefs this is certainly a topic that's not going away any time soon.