stuff we drool about

The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees

The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees is a tale of craftsmanship for nature lovers, and about the joy of making things in wood. The fascinating read tells the story of how one individual (Rob Penn) cut down a single ash tree to see how many things could be crafted from it. In the book, Rob talks about the therapeutic value of working with wood, the ...read more

The Drive

After a successful edition of The Ride, a bestseller about the world of custom motorcycles, publisher Gestalten have turned their cameras to the custom car scene in The Drive. The beautifully illustrated book showcases the best of the best custom cars that are designed and made by a small number of specialists from around the globe. The book also i...read more

Dinner With Jackson Pollock

Jackson Pollock the artist needs no introduction, thanks to his iconic drip masterpieces, the late painter has become a household name. Dinner With Jackson Pollock: Recipes, Art & Nature is a new book detailing recipes taken from hand written notes from his mother, wife, artist Lee Krasner, and Pollock himself. The beautifully illustrated book ...read more

Surf Odyssey

Explore the world of surfing outside of palm trees and beach clichés with this new book by Gestalten - Surf Odyssey. The book focuses on the creative and adventurous souls, forward-thinking makers, artists, doers, photographers and environmentalists for whom surfing provides the catalyst for inspiration. It is about an attitude toward life, ...read more

The Build

Looking to get into the custom motorbike scene? Check out this new book The Build: How the Masters Design Custom Motorcycles, a thorough beginners guide with insights from todays best builders to help you plot out your own beautiful beast. Loaded with photos, The Build features firsthand advice from the masters of moto design, including John Ryland...read more

Pretty Much Everything

Aaron James Draplin is an uncommonly prolific graphic designer who has done a ton of amazing work. He has created logos and brand identity for everyone from Esquire, Ford Motors, Burton Snowboards, The Obama Administration… and in his first book, Pretty Much Everything, Draplin talks about his work, inspiration, typography, and offers valuable advi...read more

PornBurger

Burger fans rejoice! PornBurger: Hot Buns and Juicy Beefcakes is a new book by chef and food stylist Matthew Ramsey, creator of the popular blog Pornburger. Mathew is a guy that likes to dwelve into the dark arts of hamburgery, a self-professed "burger pervert”, he shares is recipes in a book made for everyone with a fetish for delicious burgers. E...read more

Where to Eat Pizza

Pizza lovers rejoice! From the publishers of the bestselling Where Chefs Eat comes the next food-guide sensation Where to Eat Pizza, with tips on finding a perfect slice of pizza from over 1,000 food experts and aficionados from around the world. The comprehensive resource features more than 1,700 world-wide pizzerias, parlours, and pizza joints fo...read more

Shoe Dog

Available from today for purchase is the new memoir of Nike founder and CEO Phil Knight. The highly anticipated book Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike delves into the Swoosh’s past, and describes Knight´s modest beginnings and how he created with a $50 loan from his dad, a $30 billion-dollar global mega-brand. Over the course of the book’s ...read more

Velo 3RD Gear

Riding a bicycle is more than a means of transportation; it’s a way of life. Velo is a book that explores today’s contemporary bicycle culture and style, the latest release Velo 3rd Gear, introduces the world’s best bikes along with their makers and related products, plus truly stylish bike-related clothing. It also shares compelling perspectives, ...read more

Cooking With Beer

Beer is no longer used merely as a last minute ingredient to make a meal sound a little more impressive, a new cooking book by beer aficionado Mark Dredge, shows just how versatile this already admired beverage can be. Cooking with Beer presents 75 delicious recipes using beer as a key ingredient, proving it can have a profound influence in shaping...read more

Alone On The Wall

Alex Honnold is probably the most famous adventure athlete in the world, you might know him as that crazy guy who climbs without a rope and without a partner, he basically carries absolutely nothing to save him from 1 wrong move that could send him to his death. Alex has pushed the most extreme and dangerous form of climbing far beyond the ...read more

Recess

Recess is the ultimate illustrated guide to the best games of the playground, for inside and outside. Created by duo Ben Applebaum and Dan DiSorbo whom have co authored several humorous pop culture books together, this new book is a fun, pictorial review of over 150 classic games that can be played in the school yard or at home, from the many varia...read more

Bobs Burgers Burger Book

Following the huge success of the popular Fox animated series Bob´s Burgers, comes The Bob´s Burgers Burger Book: Real Recipes for Joke Burgers, a fully illustrated cookbook that shares with fans the shows beloved specialty Burgers of the Day in seventy-five original, practical recipes. It features step-by-step instructions of recipes based on star...read more

Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs Of People

After great success with "Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs”, photographer Henry Carroll is back with the hotly anticipated follow-up "Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs of People”, a book that tackles the subject of portrait photography using the same fresh, straightforward, and jargon-free approach that made his first b...read more

Off The Road

Off The Road is a new book for all lovers of the great outdoors, it features several travel adventures by solo travelers, couples, or families that are heading off to discover the outdoor scene on converted mobile homes, campers, trucks, or vans. The book features stunning photography that transports the reader to awe-inspiring landscapes, and reve...read more

Make It Spicy

Enjoy the thrill of heat? for all of you with a penchant for all things spicy, check out this guide to spicy cooking. Make It Spicy: More than 50 Recipes that Pack a Punch, features over 50 easy-to-follow recipes from around the world, all with customizable heat levels and expert tips, showing you how enhance just about anything into a merciless de...read more
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Editors Pick

July 2016 Finds On Huckberry

Once again we have teamed up with our good friends at Huckberry to update our custom, curated BTS Shop.  We have picked the most exciting fresh deals this month, with some great opportunities to get your hands on the coolest apparel and travel gear for an active lifestyle and outdoor adventures. Check out our new curated list of some of the coolest products an...
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July 2016 Finds On Amazon

Once again we are here to help you find the best products on Amazon. This month we have found some more cool, beautiful and functional products buried deep in Amazon´s massive catalog. We showcase a list of products that caught our attention, either for their great discount price, for their great customer ratings, or simply because they are pretty goddamn awesome. Product details after the jump....
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Yamaha YAS-106 Sound Bar

Yamaha has just released its latest entry-level sound bar, and boy does it look good. The sleek Yamaha YAS-106 Sound Bar features an ultra slim design, two built-in subwoofers that deliver deep, rich bass, plus two tweeters, and two woofers spaced far apart for full stereo sound and virtual surround sound. There is also support for 4K and HD audio (via HDMI), a...