The latest in a special series from New York’s 5 BORO skateboards is the Surgeon General collection, consisting of four designs inspired by premium cigarette brands: Parliaments, Marlboros, Lucky Strikes and Newports. Not unlike Santa Cruz’s Beer Cruzer Collection, the decks offer you a chance to show allegiance and skate on your favorite intoxicating substances… […]


21 Apr
The fresh scent of tobacco... for your face

We covered Portland General Store’s Whiskey Aftershave Splash & Wet Shave Jelly a couple weeks back, and the stuff seemed so great we knew we had to give some shine to their Tobacco Wet Shave Jelly this time. Enriched with aloe vera, organic extracts (Bilberry, Sugar Cane, Sugar Maple, Orange, Lemon, Cranberry), and oils to […]


31 Mar
Smell like Hemingway, except without the suicide

Coming straight from the New England frosts of Portland, Maine, is Portland General Store’s whiskey-inspired shaving products. The Wet Shave Jelly (below) is a whiskey-scented gel that creates a rich lather to shave with. Bentonite clay — “one of the most effective and powerful healing clays… that pulls oils and toxins from the skin” — […]


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 […]


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 […]


16 Aug
GM's Robonaut 2 will send tweets from space

I feel bad for robots. They get charged with all of humanity’s most laborious, repetitive tasks, with little or no glory. Welding car chassis joints, sealing up gushing oil platforms, carrying rich drunks to bed. Thanks to NASA and GM that’s about to change, and our robotic underlords are about to make their way into […]


24 Oct
Palestine plays their first home football/soccer/fútbol game EVER

When I venture forth from this mortal coil, off into the cold dark void of nothingness, there will exist only a handful of moments to comfort me into the night — a sacred series of moments that I will always consider epic. As in, truly epic — the stuff of lore and immortality. The time […]