Many books have been written about Henry Ford, the pioneering industrialist who developed the assembly-line factory system to mass-produce his cars. His efforts led to large-scale mass-production across all industries, forming the basis of the consumer cycle we live in today. To find out how Ford changed the world, you will, of course, have to buy the book.
You know your hot sauce addiction has reached a new level of when you start trying to concoct homemade Sriracha. Let this cookbook guide you to the next stage, with its 60+ hot sauce recipes for everything from home-made Rooster sauce to Indonesian Sambal to Ethiopian berbere, it’ll take you to the summit of the Scoville scale.
We recently recommended an incredible chronicle of human survival with our review of The Vast Unknown but of course we realize some of you don’t read. So now we’re recommending a photo book from the same Everest adventure. Shot by George Lowe & Huw Lewis-Jones, this book includes over 160 images from the legendary first ascent of the world’s highest mountain.
Can you do 1-armed, 2-finger push-ups? How about 50 reps of 1-armed pull-ups? Bruce Lee could. The little strong man’s most famous films are about to be released on Blu-ray in a 7-disc set that includes new HD renderings of The Big Boss, Fist Of Fury, Way Of The Dragon and Game Of Death as well as two documentaries, Bruce Lee: The Legend and I Am Bruce Lee plus over two hours of bonus content.
Unlike military intelligence, military history is at least somewhat verifiable. This new book from historian V.D. Hanson, presents the biographies of 5 generals who single-handedly saved their nations from defeat in war. From ancient Greece to modern day Iraq, Hanson explores their dramatic feats of leadership & luck in the face of grim odds.
Having sold over 10 million copies of Gran Turismo 5, you knew that sooner or later Gran Turismo 6 would be coming down the road. The new game lets you choose from 1200 cars, drive them in 31 locations and burn rubber on 71 different course layouts. Demo out in July for PS3.
Jesse James. Not the TV biker D-bag who blew it with Sandra Bullock, the old cowboy gangster who robbed banks and shot people. Legendary outlaw of the Wild West. The Lost Cause tells the whole story of the James brothers & their crimes & chronicles the murder trial that took down their infamous gang.
These days, summiting Mount Everest is like a high altitude trip to Wal-Mart on a Saturday morning, where you’re standing in long lines wondering why you chose to do something so stupid. But back in 1963 when the first Americans made the climb it was much less crowded but every bit as harrowing. Written by NYT best-selling author Broughton Coburn, The Vast Unknown chronicles this history-making ascent and its significance in Cold War America.
Hardcore heavy metal fans only read the Necronomicon; for the rest of us there are books like this. Compiling over 250 interviews with the giants of metal and several of its sub-genres, Louder Than Hell explores the darker side of the steadfast metal movement, featuring bands like Sabbath, Slayer, Maiden, Metallica, Priest, Pantera, and 666 more.
Pizza Compass is an iPhone App that helps you pinpoint the nearest pizza place no matter where you go. Pizza. That’s it. It doesn’t do anything else. And if that doesn’t make absolute, perfect, crystal clear sense to you, you should probably just quit life.