27 May
When your desk is headed for disaster of biblical proportions

Funko Pop is ready to de-poltergeist your toy box with the Ghostbuster’s Pop! vinyl figures. Funko has gotten license to create adorable vinyl toys for every pop-culture crew under the sun, from Game of Thrones to Nightmare Before Christmas. So it only makes sense that a 6″ Stay Puft Pop get on board too — not to […]


30 Apr
Dual frequency transmitter could save your life in case of disaster

Breitling has always been the first watch of choice for explorers worldwide, even as the chronograph for American astronaut Scott Carpenter. So while it’s unarguably a luxury piece, the Swiss watchmaker doesn’t want you to forget that its instruments are for those living on the proverbial edge. In that mindframe they release the Emergency II […]


4 Jul
Sure Bear Hands has some issues with our bullshit, but they still want to celebrate the 4th of July with all y'all

In honor of America’s birthday (‘MURICA’S NUMBER 1 MOTHERF*CKERS), post-punk/experimentalists Bear Hands have released a 12-minute video containing 3 songs titled Songs from Utopia Volume 1  — a collection of “quasi-political thought pieces” (tracklist below). The EP serves as a manifestation and recognition of urban consciousness, a collection of aware, outspoken songs regarding what the […]


13 Oct
Awesome New Republic's hurricane-inspired video and Q&A

We were taken at first listen by the latest track from ANR (Awesome New Republic), the hurricane and natural disaster-inspired “It’s Around You” single. The University of Miami, School of Music duo — comprised of Brian Robertson (Keys, Vocals) and Michael-John Hanock (Vocals, Drums) — craft infinitely catchy songs built on synth riffs, swooning vocals and melodic […]


24 Mar
Love and support to our brothers across the Pacific

There are a lot of ways to help to help out our cultural brothers and sisters over in Japan, but here’s another good one. The Help Japan T-Shirt is a great way to donate money to the desperately needed relief efforts while showing your allegiance to the cause. Very similar in concept to the Japan […]


15 Mar
A bird's eye view of a coastline forever changed

Althought there is an abundance of footage highlighting the profound depth of chaos and destruction laid down by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami on Japan’s coastline, this series of images showing the pre-disaster satellite image overlayed with the post-disaster imagery is one of the most dramatic out there. Simply hover your mouse over each image […]


14 Mar
Love and support to our brothers across the Pacific

What’s happened to our fine friends over in Japan is obviously horrific beyond words. We have so much respect for the Japanese people, culture and society in general that the devastation is honestly heartbreaking. There are many ways to help, including directly donating to the Red Cross and other on-ground organizations. If you want to […]


4 Mar
The soundtrack to a terrifying social experiment gone awry

Well, I suppose this was inevitable. I know people are getting sick of the whole Charlie Sheen thing already, but really — have you ever known a public meltdown in human history better suited for a dubstep remix? Me thinks not. The whole Adonis DNA, tiger blood, being from another terrestrial plane rant — it’s […]