One of the most iconic large playset toys from the 1980s was the G.I. Joe USS FLAGG aircraft, a monster 7-foot long toy of joy. If I had the room I would own one and another iconic ship, is the SHILED Helicarrier. Only LEGO has come close to making a identical carrier from the Marvel’s Avengers flick, but it wasn’t scaled well enough and to be able to move planes around. From Taiwan, LEGO builder and fan ZiO Chao and his friends Dada, Kimura, Kuan-Wei, Stephanie, Tiger and Will from Formosa LEGO club builds the ultimate SHIELD Helicarrier.
A food cart that specializes in a yummy dessert treat – shaved ice found in New York City’s South Street Seaport. Reserve Channel interviews the 3 co-founders Danny Che, David Sat and Kenneth Sa of Wooly’s Ice. Imported from Taiwan, the 3 co-founders hope to spread Wolly’s Ice across America.
If you’re in Taipei this August through September, stop by artist Martin Hsu’s exhibition “In Dreams” at the Wrong Gallery. “In Dreams” is Martin Hsu’s take on “Little Red Riding Hood” and bowl of noodles. The “In Dreams” exhibition runs from August 9th thru September 2nd, 2014.
“Love is to be experienced, not controlled” – Ralph Ellison III
This kid likes to put himself into pictures with other superheroes and anime characters. It’s pretty neat. Illustrations by 蓋老師.
Ever wonder how you would build your own LEGO Batman Tumbler and Batwing? Well, Taiwanese LEGO fan builder Velociraptor provides incredible detail step-by-step instructions and LEGO pieces you will need. Oh, since the guy is Taiwanese, the site is all in Chinese writing, but hey, you can just look at the JPEG images.
Are you still on the green tech kick for 2012? How about environmentally friendly headphones using bamboo and recyclable? Taiwanese company Hoomia launches these nifty Bon 5 series headphones.
Source: Dzone – Hoomia Bon 5.
PASADENA, CA. The 626 Night Market brings a popular Asian icon to Pasadena while supporting local businesses. Based on popular night markets in Taiwan that sell snacks, fad foods, and a wide range of consumer goods, the Southern California rendition of the event attracted visitors from all over Southern California for the second time in 2012 to experience a taste of Asian culture. Get a glimpse of the 626 Night Market on SPOT, brought to you by Project 760’s Joshua Sean Solomon.
This weekend (3/2 – 3/5) sasa.com is offering free shipping when you order $29 USD and up. Usually they only offer free shipping on purchases $75 USD+ so this is a pretty good deal!
Sasa is pretty much an Asian Sephora that offers everything from low-end to high-end brands. In terms of presence and popularity Sasa is akin to Starbucks as it is literally on every block in Hong Kong.
Sasa is one of my favorite places to buy Asian cosmetics and I’ve been buying from them for years.
If you’re like me and have been pretty unimpressed by the quality of BB Creams by Clinique, Garnier, and other Western brands in general, check Sasa for a bevy of Korean BB Creams that started the craze in the first place! Japanese BB Creams are also highly recommended!
Here’s a list of cult products and some personal favorites from all over Asia!