Odds / Ends

While the term “dog tag” has traditionally applied to either walking pets or identifying casualties of war, now they also refer to wearable universal tools. The simple, straightforward and smartly practical design of Prometheus Design Wear’s Standard Issue Dog Tag Tool is that of a basic closed-end wrench, made of titanium. Described by the PDW as [...]


28 Jul
Sunglasses made from the strongest plant fiber in the world

So we already knew that hemp is good for rope, hippy clothing and fancy shampoo additives, but not so much for getting you high. But Hemp Eyewear is but one more example of the seemingly limitless applications of the wonder substance. Revered by hemp enthusiasts as the strongest plant fiber in the world, surpassing that of [...]


28 Jul
A red hibiscus & dragon wormwood tweak on tradition

Corsair Distillery describes their hooch as “hand-crafted small-batch ultra-premium booze for badasses,” which basically means that we not only like their style, but we’ve got our cups held out for the pour. While the distillery has an interesting mix of spirits available, there is something a little notable about the liquor-ishy whollup of a good [...]


In honor of the upcoming release of the latest Marvel summer tentpole flick, The Guardians of the Galaxy, Hot Toys is coming out with a movie-accurate Rocket and Groot duo — a clear indicator that the next movie-comic franchise is on the rise. Like many a comic nerd, we’ve been anticipating the film ever since the first [...]


Ah, the old argument of film vs. digital that no one really makes anymore. If you’ve got an old medium-format camera dating back to the hits of Elvis (or 1957), get ready to roll it like digital with the CFV-50c. Just attach Hasselblad’s gadget onto your camera as you would an old school film magazine and start [...]


French luxury line Hermès, inspired by the lacquering techniques of the ancient Orient and the style of Persian miniature horses, apply the intricate modern French lacquering process to these limited edition watches. First miniature pieces are applied to the base of the Arceau Cheval d’Oriente watches, then the pigments lacquered in, layer by layer with [...]


Talk about putting your thinking cap on, here’s a helmet so well equipped that all temptations to resist wearing one will fly right out the visor. Forget about its slick, futuristic visual aesthetic, the Skully AR-1 helmet has quite the list of capabilities. Like, how about a 180-degree camera view for starters? Any rider knows one [...]


23 Jul
Really piss people off while celebrating German victory

Germany’s best and least disastrous victory since their infamous loss during the Good War recently took place on the football pitch this month, hence this shirt’s Third Reich reminiscent statement of “Endsieg” (final victory). Although some might argue the shirt has Nazi-esque messaging — what with its pronouncement of “Weltmeister” (they may say it means [...]

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