If you live in urban city like San Francisco and find yourself bicycling and walking, then this new line of New Balance sneakers does double-duty. Created by New Balance’s Tokyo Design Studio, the C-Series will feature the CM600C for North America release, while the CT700C and 996C will be available in Asia and Europe.
When you hear the words Diamond Supply Co., you probably think urban fashion. Diamond Supply Co. has made their mark in the streetwear scene for years with their graphic tees and hoodies, and now with this sweet little collab with Kidrobot into the vinyl art scene with the Diamond Cutty 3.75″.
The iconic Diamond Supply Co. logo becomes the Diamond Lil Cutty 3.75″ vinyl figure.
Buy it @ Kidrobot – Diamond Cutty.
Superheroes are usually pictured in heroic or action poses, well this series is comic book heroes meets National Geographic. Photographer Benoit Lapray continues his work of “The Quest for the Absolute” which showcases comic heroes in picturesque landscapes.
The trend by many “video” peeps on VIMEO is making time-lapse videos of the beauty of nature, landscapes and urban life, a “slice of life” as they call it. You maybe saying, oh no, not another video of this crap! But this is good, really. When you’re on your 15-minute break, sit back, put your headphones on and watch this imaginative time-lapse video.
These cute yellow bubbly characters Minions are very popular from the “Despicable Me” animated films and now they get official licensed Hasbro board games. From the iconic board game Monopoly, this Monopoly Despicable Me 2 Game gets some Minion-twists for fans.
In South Korea the drink of choice is Soju. My fellow Retrenders blogger Stephen Jang has told me many “Soju Drinking Tales” from his Ktown experience when he lived in LA. As for me, I rather drink Tequila, but I do really enjoy the flavored soju concoctions like Lemon Soju. In this new episode of Al-Kee-Hol, host Charlet Duboc goes to Seoul to experience Soju drinking.
A book set in World War II, following the title character, Mono, an Ape-Human hybrid. With the first few pages following Mono as he takes out Nazi after Nazi, the last ten or so pages is just a small dinner with a Nazi General, Heinrich Eberbach. This issue had a lot of text in it, though that’s not a bad thing. You get to learn a bit about what the General thinks will happen during the war and about his upbringing; and even though it is a slow build up, it seems to lead up to a confrontation between the two characters in the next issue as the General tells his four wolves (Odin, Loki, Baldor and Fenrir) to “Attack” an unknown enemy.
Previously on Doctor Who, The Doctor and Clara get a distress call from an old friend, Tiger Mathara so they head to India 2315 but by the time they got to him it’s too late and they find him dead at the hands of a Thugee. While investigating Maratha’s death, they meet Maratha’s daughter Priyanka and find out that Scindia, an organization that worships the deity Kali, are behind everything. The last we see our beloved character, The Doctor gets sent back in time to India 1825 where he is saved by a renegade amazon named Rani Jhulka while Clara and Priyanka are trapped in 2315 surrounded by a horde of Thugee.
Issue 4 starts with the Doctor and Rani, a female bodyguard to the daughter of a spice merchant. She tells the story of how she fell in love with the daughter and how she loses her. You then find that her lover was also killed by the Thugee. After giving her back story to the Doctor, they are ambushed by the Thugee.
As a little kid, I loved playing with and wanted my parents to buy me tons of these German import toys called Playmobil. Now here’s neat series by French artist Pierre-Adrien Sollier. He takes these iconic Playmobil action figures and puts them in popular classical and contemporary paintings.
If you don’t want anybody stealing or messing up your iPhone or iPad, then you can use these iPrank Cracked Screen Sticker Pack. Usually screen protector stickers protect the screen, but these screen sticker have mirror-like cracks that make your iPhone or iPad look damaged.
Like a greatest hits compilation CD from a band, Hasbro Studios has put up their own “Best of” tribute to a couple of popular G.I. Joe characters from their various cartoon incarnations. Hasbro Studios gathers the best cartoon clips of Scarlett, Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow.
Let’s see what you can else you can do with 3D printers? Why not make a work of art, a Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculpture? And that’s what inventor/designer/artist John Edmark has done. But first let’s define two words: Fibonacci and Zoetrope.
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iGNANT’s video series Work In Progress always highlights wonderful creators of art and this latest episode takes into the studio with artist/illustrator Andrew Wan. We get a look inside Andrea’s thought process when drawing her pieces of work.
Photographer Giampaolo Sgura for Vogue Paris had novel idea of taking pictures of fashion models and their accessories in a Barbie-style packaging box. Well, just like my childhood, I had lots of Barbie dolls growing-up and I remember fondly roaming the Toys’R’Us aisles in the Barbie section.
If you’re having one of those days in your cubicle where you just can’t think, type a report or just write a simple internal company email, will this desktop toy might do wonders for you. So, take that 15-minute break, and play with the Amazeballs Stepper.
With the G.I. Joe toy-line not making an appearance at this year’s Toy Fair, who knows what Hasbro is planning for this long toy franchise. Though they have announced they’ve hired a new Brand Manager Mark Weber for the G.I. Joe toy-line. Well, at least Hasbro got the Transformers toy-line correct and this year should be outstanding again. The theme for 2015 is Combiner Wars. Many of the first waves have hit retail brick and mortar stores now.