2 Jun
A bike that truly makes a U-lock worth cutting

If you thought ollieing a $15,000 gold skateboard was the most goofy-footed ride of the century, well try a million-dollar gold mountain bike on for size. Yes, now your bunnyhops can really sparkle, as this bike is completely coated in 24k gold plating. In case that wasn’t far enough over the edge, note that the frame is also […]


9 Feb
The 4.0-liter Rover V8-powered "luxury" dirt conqueror

Wildcat’s newest off-road vehicle for 2012 is the 300STR — designed to handle the roughest of terrains, yet still have similar control features of a sports coupe. Tested by Richard Hammond and the ‘Stig’ on Top Gear, the 300STR promises to offer the best of both on- and off-road performance. The Wildcat will fit right in […]


1 Dec
Inspired by Juha Kankkunen’s 205 mph world-record ice run

Inspired by Finnish four-time world rally champion Juha Kankkunen’s 205 mph world-record breaking run on the frozen Baltic Sea, the Breitling for Bentley “Ice Speed Record” Chronograph is a celebration combining aesthetics from both top-tier luxury brands. The speeds were achieved in Bentley’s most potent convertible ever, the Supersport “Ice Speed Record” (of which only […]


20 Oct
A retrospective look at the 70+ years of DC's biggest villain

Arguably the most hated (and yet beloved) villain in comic book history, the Joker has had his fair share of highs and lows over the 70+ years he’s been featured in print, television and film. In showcasing his storied history, writer Daniel Wallace’s The Joker: A Visual History of the Clown Prince of Crime looks […]


4 Aug
The story behind the world's weirdest vigilantes debuts August 8th

HBO may best be known for stellar primetime shows like Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire and Curb Your Enthusiasm, but it’s their documentaries about fringe life in America that presently have the world intrigued. In their latest award winning doc, Superheroes, director Michael Barnett explores the world of real-life caped crusaders on a mission to […]


1 Aug
Kickflip your way to a smaller bank account

There really is no reason one would buy a gold leaf skateboard other than to show off that you could buy a gold leaf skateboard. Having said that, Miya Ando, the designer behind the gold covered skate deck, has engineering a board from steel and covered it in 24K gold leaf one side. You may […]


26 Jul
Katsuyo Aoki's "Predictive Dream" series

Katsuyo Aoki is a Japanese artist whose latest work, Predictive Dream, consists of a series of hyper-ornate skulls made from ceramic. He uses historical backgrounds and ideas, myths and allegories to base his morbidly beautiful work on, incorporating decorative styles, patterns and symbolic forms to conjure up a variety of emotions. “The [ceramic pieces] existence […]


13 May
Europe’s flagship W opens in London, but can the transatlantic cool of the brand be translated?

The second edition of our Checking In series, Lost In A Supermarket’s quest to cover all things we hold most dear (see our review of the gleaming new Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Hong Kong). In this review we jump continents from Hong Kong’s Ritz — now the highest hotel in the world — to the W Hotel […]