Everyone over does it every once in a while, and when you do, Hangover Cures ($10) will be there to help. Weighing in at a short but sweet 62 pages, written by veteran bartender Ben Reed, this guide to the morning after is filled with reviving recipes — including the always helpful bloody mary — expert advice, and cures from around the world.
Get ready for the kickoff of the 2009 NFL season on September 10 with Madden NFL 10($50-$55; August 14). Packing all the realism and hard-hitting gameplay the series is known for, Madden NFL 10 also offers new features like an improved online franchise mode and online co-op, new Pro-Tak animation technology that provides even more control over the outcome of each play, new TV broadcast-style presentation with cinematic cameras, and a revamped play calling system that'll have you spending less time in menus and more time playing the game.
Sudanese journalist Lubna Ahmed al-Hussein faces 40 lashes for wearing trousers in a restaurant. Hussein said she is ready to be whipped "40,000 times" as she fights to international attention to the treatment of Sudanese women.