16 Sep
"A simple board with the whole world as an available surface."

Rick Owens, a high-fashion magnate prone to street wear inspiration, has taken his sights to the skateboard world with the RICKBOARD deck. Hence comes the title of “RICKBOARD” with the letters deliberately capped, because this board is too big time for the lower cases. Its worn appearance is probably due to the deck being made [...]


5 Sep
Barbie Lagerfeld rocking the world's smallest fingerless gloves

German-born, Paris-living fashion lord Karl Lagerfeld is ruling more than the Chanel label these days. He’s also taking toystore shelves to the catwalk. Mattel makes a highly limited edition Barbie dressed up like a Lagerfeld lookalike styled exactly like the fashion icon — ankle boots, slacks, tailored jacket, high-collar white shirt, black satin cravat, silver ponytail and [...]


After much ado, and many beautiful photographs (at least 18,000 entries), the winners of the 2014 National Geographic Photography contest have been chosen. With the actual winning photograph being a supercell storm photo out of Colorado, “The Independence Day” (featured below), we have selected some of the winning bunch for your perusal, with some personal favorites [...]


Houston, Texas-based modifiers of obscene horsepower, Hennessey, fill their corporate coffers supercharging Corvette and Cadillac engines to the point of absurdity. But they are best known for their Bugatti-killing Venom hypercar. Hennessey and Bugatti, in fact, have gone back to the lab many times in the past 10 years to squeeze out a bit more power [...]


This, truly, is one of the coolest concepts we’ve seen in the art world in a long minute. Olloclip, creators of mobile-photography technology, are putting on an art show in Orange County that is worth looking into  — perhaps with a magnifying glass. The show’s theme is nothing big, literally, baring the bold but teensy title [...]


23 Jul
Really piss people off while celebrating German victory

Germany’s best and least disastrous victory since their infamous loss during the Good War recently took place on the football pitch this month, hence this shirt’s Third Reich reminiscent statement of “Endsieg” (final victory). Although some might argue the shirt has Nazi-esque messaging — what with its pronouncement of “Weltmeister” (they may say it means [...]


23 Jun
The overwhelming sense of failure sold separately

Curated by world-class island-broker Farhad Vlad, The World of Private Islands is a 220-page hardcover book that lies somewhere between traveler’s log coffee-table accessory and stinking rich shopper’s catalog. Learn that entire islands are actually quite affordable these days, with prices starting as low as $30,000 — which sounds pretty cheap, so maybe that’s referring to [...]


15 Jun
Celebrate the world's greatest sporting event on BBC 1Xtra

With the ball just dropping for the 2014 FIFA World Cup yesterday, Diplo kicked off  with his hour-long mix on the BBC 1Xtra Mistajam. The Brazilian location of the soccer showdown seems to have had some impression on the mix, as much of the mix is heavy with Latin-American verve, not to mention some big-name remixes of [...]

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