The chopper is the one special breed of bike that has come to best embody the legend of freedom on the road that is everything Americana, from Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper’s Easyrider to Hunter S. Thompson’s Hell’s Angels. In the 288 pages of Gestalten’s hardcover, Chopper: the Real Story traces chopper history back to the early customized bikes at the turn of the 19th century […]


12 Aug
1/6th-scale action figures from artist/designer Ashley Wood

The amazing crew over at 3A Toys teased a trio of new zombie soldiers from their DEAD EASY CORP set. The highly detailed 1/6th-scale action figures are part of 3A Toys’ “Adventure Kartel” line, and feature three robot-hunting, machine-gun-toting zombie soldiers billed for a September release/pre-order. As they write: “Normally found in sweaty dick pouches […]


12 Sep
Emergency iPhone battery power on your keychain

The soon-to-be-available Juice Pack Reserve from Mophie is a lightweight, compact key ring with integrated charging cables that’ll let you juice your iPhone, iPad, iPod or whatever other iGadget you might need in an emergency. We’ve all been stuck at the end of a long workday with our iPhone’s battery meter waning dangerously low, but […]


14 Jul
3-way music splitter allows friends to share iPod music

  Looking for an easy way to share your iPod tunes with a friend while negotiating the daily grind? This Music Branch headphone splitter from Kikkerland allows two other people to listen to what you’re playing on your portable via its innovative branch-like design. Made from ABS plastic, the Music Branch headphone splitter comes with […]


19 Jan
The secret world of Berlin's underground subculture

A peek into the art of train writing in Berlin, Unlike U: Trainwriting In Berlin tells the true behind-the-scenes story of underground graf writing in Berlin — specifically, their obsession with focusing on trains. Sure we’ve shown videos where kids bombed an entire train in 3 minutes (damn!),  but this documentary by Henrik Regel & […]


16 Dec
Looptaggr and Krylon Snap & Spray Handle

If you want to throw up your tag or favorite slogan but don’t want to end up in the clink over night, there are two ways to make your graffiting work even easier. The above Looptaggr allows you to tag whilst on the run, and the Krylon Snap & Spray Handle below is a $2 […]


6 Dec
Flight 001's Seat Pak travel accessories

Flight 001 have managed to simplify the ordeal of traveling with a selection of stylish and handy travel accessories. The Seat Pak (above) eliminates all the time you waste rumbling through your bag, conveniently organizing everything you might need in-flight into one lightweight pack with 4 labeled zip pockets: passport, ticket, iPod, even your flask. The […]


8 Sep
The panoptICONS project by Helden

Ever feel like you’re being watched? The panoptICONS project aims to remind you that quite often you are. They placed birds across the Dutch city of Utrecht, only these birds had surveillance CCTV cameras instead of heads in order to spy on everything around them. Created by Thomas voor ‘t Hekke and Bas van Oerle […]