Best of September

By The Editors
September 30, 2013 9:00 am

Martin JetpackMartin Jetpacks
About seven feet high and wide and weighing 400 pounds, the two-engine P12 is considered the world’s first “practical” jetpack. As in, it’s real. Also: expensive. Check it out.

The MothThe Moth
The world’s best storytellers (from Malcolm Gladwell to everyday Joes) share the world’s greatest stories in this new collection. Like TED, without the cloying, saccharine ideals of futurism. Check it out.

Local MotorsThe Stars and Stripes Racer
The first motorcycle from crowd-sourced custom-car gurus Local Motors is a beaut: a classic Harley chassis with a design that recalls the Brabham BT44 Formula One racing car. Check it out.

Your wardrobe just got tougher, thanks to this inventive Brooklyn clothier. Outlier’s blazers and oxfords are nearly indestructible, as well as super-soft, sweat-proof and dirt-proof. Check it out.

Complete Beer CourseThe Complete Beer Course 
Cooler temps call for more sophisticated, burlier brews. Here are the eleven fresh hop ales, pumpkin brews, Oktoberfests and gose beers you should be imbibing this fall. Check it out.

And from our Meat (and Lots of It) Department:

Great Steak DebateThe Tastiest Steak in America
This month, we invited InsideHook readers to the Great Steak Debate at David Burke Kitchen in NYC to judge the nation’s tastiest ribeyes. Their favorite? The answer is right this way.

MOTMMan of the Month
SpaceShipOne and Lindbergh’s transatlantic flight — both completed for prize money. Now one man is betting that prize money can incentivize the world’s do-gooders, too. Meet Victor Cho, our Man of the Month for September.

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