11 Dec
Wu Tang's plump rapper benefits those struck by Sandy

Who says the Wu don’t give a F? The Chef Raekwon certainly does — everyone’s favorite chipmunk rapper has teamed up with Affinity Cycles to auction a mini collection of bicycles benefitting those struck by Hurricane Sandy. Each of the 3 bikes is named after an area struck by the infamous deluge: New York City (above), Rockaway […]


It is that time of year again, when CNN releases its Year In Pictures finalists. 2012 had no shortage of dramatic events from which to draw from, and the images selected certainly paint a vivid picture of what it was like to live through those watershed events. The turmoil in Syria, the London Summer Olympics, […]


6 Nov
Aerospace grade aluminum gadget provides 30 hours of charge

Portable solar chargers are a key gadget for anyone’s briefcase. Whether the victim of a Hurricane Sandy/Zombie Apocalypse type event, or just stuck without electricity in a remote locale, solar chargers supply your phone and mp3 player with needed juice when desperation strikes. And while there are many options to choose from, few will look […]


5 Nov
HBO examines the history of the British rock & roll icons

HBO is releasing a documentary on The Rolling Stones on November 15th, a film that promises to shed new light on one of the most notorious rock and roll bands of all time. Directed by Brett Morgen, who previously crafted the Robert Evans documentary The Kid Stays In the Picture, the feature length Crossfire Hurricane provides […]


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 […]


27 May
French bootmaking at its finest

The official supplier of the French army, quality bootmaker Hardrige drops their new Rafale Hurricane boots. Featuring dual zippered sides and color-contrasting orange tongue, the Rafale Hurricanes accomplish the rare feat of keeping their lines clean while adding enough flourishes to make the boots utterly unique. By tucking them inside your pants or wearing them […]


12 Feb
Celebrate the Saints with the best in New Orleans Bounce

In honor of the great city of New Orleans and their Superbowl victory, we bring you our Mix of the Week: Nola Bounce, a mix of all things Nawlins… Hit the Jump to download and read Dick Dastardly’s Mix of the Week…


1 Feb
Because regular storage is for losers

I used to think that the coolest thing about storage facilities was that some of them had air conditioning. That’s nothing compared to what the Robo Vault is packing. It’s completely automated. And this 465-unit building in Fort Lauderdale can hold its own against a Category 5 hurricane packing 200-mph winds. I haven’t  been able […]

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