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  • A Super 8 Camera For The Digital Age

    Digital video is a fantastic medium, allowing for simple transfer of high definition footage to editing software without having to mess with tapes or film. But sometimes filmmakers want the grain and warmth of those old home movies recorded on Super 8. There are software plug-ins that can emulate the look, but nothing compares to using a real Super 8 camera. The only problem is that no new cameras have hit the market in the last 30 years. Until now. The Logmar S-8 is a new camera combining classic analog and cutting edge digital technology. Using Super 8 film, which is still available from Kodak, you can record old-fashioned video with the aid of a contemporary swivel LCD display. Syncing sound was always an issue with those old cameras, but not anymore. All you need is an SD card for real-time digital sound recording. The first 20 cameras will ship in December and will sell for $3500. After that batch sells out, the price will jump to $5000. For more info, visit Logmar Camera Solutions.

  • One-Off Ferrari Expected To Fetch $20M At Auction

    In 2011, Gooding & Company auctioned a 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa for $16.4 million, a world record amount. Now the world’s leading auto auction house is expecting to beat their own record with next month’s auction of a 1966 Ferrari 365 P Berlinetta Speciale. Estimates for the one-off Ferrari are over $20 million. The one of a kind car was the first 12-cylinder, mid-engine Ferrari designed as a road car. The unique vehicle features a three-seat layout with a near-center steering wheel. And somehow, despite being almost 60 years old, the 380hp supercar has hardly been driven, with less than 5,000 miles on the odometer. And I think my friend Ferris said you can shave some of those miles off by putting the car in reverse…

  • How To Turn Off Candy Crush Notifications In 5 Seconds (Or Less)

    The Candy Crush notification plague is singlehandedly turning me off Facebook. The invites are constant and from acquaintances (if that)I haven’t heard from in years. I know they aren’t the ones consciously sending me invites to play, it’s the brilliant development behind the candy curtain that allows it to spread like a plague, but this madness needs to end. To solve the problem I started unfriending anyone who sends the invites, but even that doesn’t seem to work. It seems as though the Candy Crush Commander is always one step ahead of me. It stops now. If you’re not the only one who is pissed off, we’ve unlocked the secret to stopping Candy Crush notifications.

  • TBT: 80 Bizarre Concept Cars From The 80s

    For the most part, concept cars are never really meant to go into production. They are made to show off new technologies and radical new designs at car shows while gauging customer reaction. The concept cars of the 50s and 60s offered a quaint view of a Jetsons-like future, with big bubble domes, but as the 80s approached, manufacturers were seriously working on improvements in aerodynamics to increase fuel economy. This meant a lot of really weird looking, and mostly ugly, cars. Here are 80 concept cars that would have made great Hot Wheels when we were kids but as adults, we’re certainly glad we’re not driving around in them.

  • You Can Buy Elvis’s 1963 Rolls-Royce [6 Photos]

    How would you like to drive around in the limo that belonged to Elvis Presley in the 1960s? You’ll have the chance next month when his 1963 Rolls-Royce Phantom V hits the auction block. The limo, almost 20 feet long, features everything a rock star could ever need, with a Blaupunkt Koln radio, power windows, air conditioning, a microphone, a cabinet for booze, and a telephone. The car was originally midnight blue but when Elvis would visit his mother, her chickens would peck at their reflections in the finish. To hide the chips, Elvis had the car repainted in a light silver blue. Although he used the car quite often, the ever charitable superstar donated it to the SHARE charity in 1968 and it was auctioned off for $35,000. On August 14, Bonhams will auction the Rolls-Royce yet again, with an estimated $200,000-$300,000 price tag. Lord almighty, I feel my temperature rising!

  • This 3-Wheeled Car May Be The Future Of Automobiles [8 Photos]

    Michigan-based auto manufacturer Elio Motors is aiming for a 2015 release date for their three-wheeled, two-passenger vehicle that could be the future of commuter travel. The $6800 car promises 84 mpg on the highway and 49 mpg around the city. Although it appears tiny, test drivers as tall as 6’8″ and as big as 365 pounds have comfortably fit inside the Elio. As far as safety, the car is equipped with three airbags, a reinforced roll-cage frame, and Anti-Lock Braking System. Elio is partnering with Pep Boys for servicing the vehicles, which means more than 800 service centers will be available nationwide. The car is currently touring the country with Elio taking reservations. So far, 22,000 people have signed up. If you’re also looking to ditch your gas-guzzler for this three-wheeled wonder, reserve one for yourself at Elio Motors.

  • Bell & Ross WW2 126 Insignia Watch

    In homage to all air forces engaged in Second World War, Bell & Ross has designed a special series of the Vintage BR 126 Original Carbon watch, with dials featuring the insignia of the main countries involved in the conflict. Through this collection, the insignia, which appeared on the wings and fuselage of Second World War planes, now pays a fitting tribute to its heroes. It’s black PVD finish and colored accent finish show reminiscence of World War 2 fighter planes. finishAvailable September 2014 at Bell & Ross.

  • Adidas Release Energy Boost Reveal

    Adidas has found their saving grace with their Energy Boost line of running shoes. Now adding to that line is the Energy Boost Reveal adding a mesh two-tone stretch mesh upper in favor of the standard monotone uppers. Complementing the new upper are a flexible suede heel and synthetic overlays and Three Stripes branding. Energy Boost technology has been a huge success for adidas, giving a cushioned stable sole, while claiming each cell springs back upon compression. The Energy Boost Reveal will be available at select retailers and adidas at the end of July.

  • 10 Summer Toys You Wish You Could Afford

    Are you sick of toting your dry-rotted fun noodles and foul-smelling boogieboards to the beach with the rest of the common folk? Then take your place in the upper echelon, far out of reach of the hoi polloi, with these funtastic summer toys from Hammacher Schlemmer. You worked hard this year, it’s about time you bought yourself a submarine or a PT Boat. What’s that? You can’t afford these things? Well you can always get some trash bags and cooking oil and make your own Slip ‘N Slide. And when you slide into a parked car and are lying unconscious, you can just dream of these finer things you could afford if you weren’t such a bum. And you can find even more stuff for the insanely rich at Hammacher Schlemmer.

  • By Odin’s Beard! You Can Buy Your Own Viking Ship

    Live the life of a viking (minus all that raping and pillaging nonsense) in your very own built-to-order viking ship. Until recently, acquiring a replica viking ship built in the traditional style was a time consuming and costly process, but now the Viking Ship Museum has mastered the art using a combination of traditional and modern tools to streamline the process. Now you can order a 21 footer with 2 pairs of an oars and a sail for about $45,000. If you’re more of an Erik the Red type who needs a huge ship, you can order a 40 footer with 7 pairs of oars and a sail for $350,000. Even if the gods of Asgard didn’t bless you with riches, there is an option for a newer style Nordic boat that will only run you $24,000. For more options and info, check out the Viking Ship Museum.

  • Walter White Goes To Space

    Last month, tvtag set their sights on the stars. After thousands of votes from Earth-folk like you, Walter White was nominated to be tvtag’s first space ambassador. Over the course of his journey to space, Walt braved speeds of 95 mph (153km/h), temperatures as low as -65F (-54C), and a maximum altitude of 85,000 feet (25,908m). He soared to new heights, carrying along with him the hopes and dreams of TV watchers everywhere. Long live Heisenberg. Long live TV.

  • Mike Trout’s All Star Cleats Actually Looked Like… A Trout

    Last night the 2014 MLB All Star Game kicked off in style as Nike outfitted their sponsored players in a bevy of brightly colored cleats, batting gloves and compression gear. Nike’s young superstar Mike Trout, is lucky enough to get his name on his very own series of shoe, The Nike Lunar Vapor Trout, a layered cleat made in the likeness of the Nike Lunar heel cushion. Trout, who began the game with an RBI Triple, ended the game with MVP honors, but that’s nothing compared to the gift he got from Nike, his very own cleat customized to look like… yup, a trout. Fans can actually purchase a pair for $150 now at nike.com.

  • Celebrate The Moon Landing With Sneakers From GE

    If you’re a huge conglomerate known for producing appliances and industrial equipment, it’s only logical that you’d celebrate the 45th anniversary of the moon landing by releasing limited-edition sneakers. Wait a second, that’s not logical at all! Whether it makes sense or not, that’s just what GE plans to do. They’ve partnered with online men’s retailer JackThreads and luxury footwear producer Android Homme for a limited-edition sneaker showcasing GE’s advanced materials, such as stabilized carbon fiber, thermoplastic rubber, 3M Scotchlite reflective material, and hydrophobic coating. Only 100 pairs of the sneakers, called The Missions, will be released. They will go on sale at 4:18 on July 20, the exact time and date of the moon landing 45 years prior, at JackThreads. And the price? $196.90. Ha!

  • Vines From Space Are Better Than Anything You Post

    Former Naval aviator and test pilot Reid Wiseman was selected to join NASA back in 2009. On May 28 of this year, the 38-year-old began his first mission in space at the International Space Station as part of Expedition 40/41. Besides being an astronaut, Wiseman also happens to be keen on social media, posting regularly on Twitter and Vine. 18 months after launching, many people are still not quite sure what Vine’s six-second video clips are best suited for. Well it looks like we have an answer—space videos. What, you’re not an astronaut? Good thing Wiseman’s mission last until November. After that it’s back to being bemused with the service.

  • “That’s A Lovely Accent You Have…” New To The RSVLTS Store

    It is the opening line to one of the most iconic comedies of our era and now we’ve turned it into a shirt. Our “New Jersey?” t-shirt pays homage to a character who needs no introduction. The original artwork features his staple bowl haircut, chipped tooth are curious smirk. These all new super-soft cotton shirts are totally custom and will have you scoring free drinks at every bar you visit this summer whether it’s at the Jersey Shore or not.

  • This Portable Video Game Console Is A Work Of Art

    Thanks to PC-powered emulators such as the ever-popular MAME, revisiting classic games form your childhood is easier than ever. However, if you wanted to play these games without feeling like you were sitting in front of your computer, your choice was pretty much limited to building a big, bulky, arcade-style cabinet—not a viable option if you want to keep your girlfriend. But now you can play classics like Metal Slug on the go with the R-KAID-R. Available in 5 different finishes, including walnut, black ash, and emerald green maple, the R-KAID-R is a portable gaming console encased in solid wood. An 8-inch LCD screen, 8-way joystick, and 9 buttons allow you to play your favorite classic games that are easily imported via USB or SD card. The battery offers 8 hours of gaming on a full charge. The console will be available in September for €2,499 ($3400), but don’t dawdle—only 50 of each color will be available. Pre-order yours today at R-KAID-R.

  • Nike Baseball Brings the Heat to Minnesota for the MLB All-Star Game [23 Photos]

    Nike Baseball released specs of their brightly colored Nike Lunar Vapor Trout Spectrum, Nike Lunar Trainer 1 Spectrum and the Nike Vapor Elite Pro Spectrum for the Home Run Derby and All-Star Game set to take place in Minneapolis next week. Taking a local approach to the recently revealed Nike Vapor Collection, the Nike Lunar Vapor Spectrum Collection is inspired by the sun’s reflection onto the Land of 10,000 Lakes. When the sun sets over water, individual points of light blend together to form a smooth-colored spectrum of light. The collection is composed of lightweight and responsive product both for the Home Run Derby and the All-Star Game enabling speed. AKA it’s bright, iridescent colors are sure to turn heads, and with MLB’s strict color guidelines in place outside of these games, why let the NBA have all the fun? The Nike Vapor Spectrum Collection will be available on Nike.com and at select retailers with the All-Star Game cleats available July 12 and Home Run Derby cleat and batting glove July 14.

  • 9 Mind Blowing Photos Of Typhoon Neoguri From Space

    Typhoon Neoguri is currently battering Okinawa as it moves torwards Japan’s main island of Honshu. The storm, expecting to reach Tokyo on Thursday, is the equivalent to a Category 3 hurricane, with sustained winds of 123 mph and gusts up to 168 mph. Early this morning, Alexander Gerst, an astronaut from the European Space Agency currently aboard the International Space Station, captured these incredible photos as the ISS traveled over the Pacific. The size of the storm has been compared to Hurricane Sandy, which devastated the US east coast in 2012. Keep up with Gerst’s photos from ISS at Flickr.

  • Buy Your Very Own Harrier Jet

    The Harrier Jet, originally developed in the 1960s, is most known for its vertical takeoff and landing ability. It’s a subsonic jet that can hover like a helicopter. Of course, this also causes it to be a pain in the ass to pilot. The vertical takeoffs are only possible at less than maximum loaded weight. Conventional landings are only possible within a narrow range of speeds, favoring a near-vertical landing with some forward speed. Even with these limitations, who wouldn’t want one? On July 26, a 1976 Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR3 Jump Jet will hit the auction block at England’s Silverstone Classic Sale. Unfortunately, the jet is no longer armed and the engine isn’t mounted. Also, a few internal components are missing. But still, get some friends, some beers, and a few tools, and we’re confident you’ll be flying this jet in no time. After all, it was built for parking lots…

  • Volkswagen Once Made A Multi-Colored Car. And It Was Glorious.

    The 90s Volkswagen Polo, a European model that was a little smaller than the North American Golf, was available in four colors, and to advertise that fact, Volkswagen produced a model using panels of each color to advertise the options at auto shows. The multi-colored, Frankensteined vehicle proved popular and the public demanded Volkswagen produce the quirky cars. In 1995, Volkswagen produced 1,000 of these, dubbed the Polo Harlequin. The model proved so popular, that 3,800 were eventually produced. But what about North America? Surely birthday party clowns and free-spirited young ladies with “mean people suck” bumper stickers should be offered a chance to own such a glorious car. In 1996, Volkswagen released a Golf Harlequin using the same four colors as its European counterpart. The Golf edition was limited to just 264 cars and two of the colors, Chagall Blue and Pistachio Green, were only available in North America on the Harlequin. There’s even a Harlequin Registry that aims to track down all 264 Golfs. So far, 113 are accounted for…

  • Astronomy Photographer Of The Year Finalists Announced [8 HQ Photos]

    The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the finalists for its sixth annual Astronomy Photographer of the Year Award. The competition ends September 17 and on the following day, an exhibition of the winning images opens at the Royal Observatory. The overall winner will be awarded £1500 ($2500), while winners of each of the different categories will receive £500 ($850). For more info on the contest and exhibition, visit Royal Museums Greenwich. More of the submitted photos can be viewed at the contest’s official Flickr album.

  • That Time We Drove An All Electric Harley-Davidson Through The Streets Of Manhattan… [Photos]

    A few weeks back Harley-Davidson stormed into NYC with their new Project LiveWire bike we’ve been telling you so much about. Since we’re such huge fans of the brand we got the opportunity to be one of the first in America to actually test drive the bike on the streets of Manhattan. Our lasting impression, beyond the fact that it rides similarly to a traditional Harley-Davidson minus the growl, is the fact that it has effortless, white-knuckle pick me up that will take you from stoplight to cruising in a matter of seconds. A very impressive trait you won’t find in any other all-electric, street-legal vehicles on the road today. If you have interest in Harley-Davidson we certainly encourage you to visit projectlivewire.com to follow the Project LiveWire tour and learn more about testing the bike at your local stop. We’re working on getting pictures of our test drive around Manhattan and the event, where we sipped cocktails and mingled with Harley-Davidson executives, so keep following us on @RSVLTS for more.

  • Photo of the Day: Hurricane Arthur As Seen From Space

    Beach-goers along the East Coast are going to have a soggy 4th of July…unless Tim Howard saves us all. The first tropical system of the Atlantic season, Tropical Storm Arthur, formed off southern Florida on July 1, 2014, and is moving north along the coast. NASA snapped the following image from their Terra satellite on July 2 at 11:35 a.m. when Arthur was 105 miles east of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

  • A Timeline of the Most Recognizable Boot on the Soccer Pitch

    Nike has always been renowned for innovation in footwear technology. They’ve always managed to push the envelope, keeping whatever market they choose to infiltrate on their toes. Literally. Most recently breaking into snowboarding, an industry already saturated with boot manufactures and brands, but Nike being Nike managed to breakthrough the barriers, by creating one of the most advanced boots on the market. Undeniably wiggling themselves into the upper echelon of the industry. In 1996 they did they same with soccer. They found the best player in the world, at the time being Ronaldo (Not that Ronaldo), a young Brazilian force to be reckoned with and they studied him for two years. Then in 1998, they released the Nike Mercurial, a skeptical boot with never before seen technology. The rest is history. Today roughly half the players on each team you see playing in the World Cup have on the Mercurials in either orange or neon yellow, the two colorways Nike chose for this year’s release.

  • Visit Space In A Luxury Balloon

    Everyone is aware of Virgin Galactic’s space voyages that are set to begin commercial service soon and it would be awesome if we could all go, however not everyone who’s not a celebrity or billionaire adventurer can afford the $250,000 ticket. What many people don’t know is that another company, World View, will be offering tours into space via a luxury balloon for the low, low price of just $75,000. Relatively speaking, that’s not too bad! A joint venture from Arizona’s Paragon Space Development Corporation and British studio Priestmangoode, who designed cabins for Virgin Airlines, World View will take passengers 100,000 feet above the Earth’s surface. The capsule is carried up via large balloon, reaching the 100,000 feet mark in about 90 minutes. The capsule will then float around for a few hours before returning to terra firma. Inside the luxury capsule will be a bar, snack area, and a bathroom and plenty of viewing areas. Reserve your seat with a $5,000 deposit at World View.

  • The Only Shirt You’ll Need This 4th of July is Our New ‘Butcher’ Shirt

    The most American shirt you’ll ever put on is here. Our RSVLTS store recently released our finest work. “The Butcher” shirt is the only shirt you’ll ever need to wear on “a day for America”. The design features the Butcher draped in an American flag around a silhouetted face with a signature mustache that pays homage to the Civil War era in America. The Butcher’s glass eye is incredibly detailed with an American crest and eagle. Pick one up at our RSVLTS Store immediately, then run for president and win.

  • A Mechanical Watch You Can Set With A Magic Button

    There’s no denying the incredible accuracy of GPS-set quartz watches, but just about any watch enthusiast would forsake accuracy for the beauty of a mechanical watch. Thanks to Geneva’s VCXO Watches, they can now have the best of both worlds. The Ox One is a mechanical watch with a GPS module on top. That’s where the fun comes in, for to set this watch, one must only press a magic button at the 9 o’clock position that’s actually inscribed “Magic Button.” The button activates a GPS-chip that calculates the exact time according to the wearer’s location. The time data is transferred to a small motor that sets the minute and hour hands. The Ox One is available in stainless steel ($9,150), black ceramic ($11,200), and a limited run of 25 pieces in pink gold ($41,150). For more info, check out VCXO Watches.   

  • 12 Must-Visit Online Menswear Shops

    Even if you live in a major city with solid menswear stores within blocks of your apartment, you still can’t beat the convenience of shopping online. The problem is finding online boutiques that stock stuff you actually want to wear. Here are 12 we frequent that’ll help you find some good-looking garb.

  • Nike Vision + Sportswear Release Stunning Lifestyle Shades

    Nike Vision the eye ware arm of the sports giant recently released a line of Sportswear sunglasses with a lifestyle edge. The Nike MDL. 270 and MDL. 220 are two aviator style shades with some edgy accents to give your summer style the kick-in-the-ass it needs. The MDL. 270 features a combination of metals and plastic to create a combo aesthetic that just works. The rims are plastic, but feature 3 metal hooks that wrap around to inner metal frame. The temples are made of a textured metal with a plastic metal tip. Think Steve McQueen meets Rick Ross. The MDL. 220 is an all plastic frame with a bevy of beautiful color combos. Their vintage feel does most of the work, but their amazing color combos feature a half grey frame with silver lenses, brown tortoise half frame with an orange bottom half and brown lens and a couple varieties of solid tortoise to name a few. The 220′s acetate colors really take this classic frame to the next level.

  • Summer’s Here, Time To Get A Hoverboard

    We have one more year before Mattel MUST deliver the hoverboard so we can live out the “Back to the Future II” fantasy we’ve been harboring since 1989. Until that happens (and in the slim chance in won’t), you can get yourself the next best thing—a water hoverboard. Using the same idea and tech as the Zapata Racing Flyboard, the ZR Hoverboard allows you to fly up to 16 feet above the water at a top speed of 16 miles per hour. The hoverboard alone will cost you $2675, but if you don’t already have a flyboard, you’ll need the complete kit for $5850. But if you’re going to spend that much, you might as well get a flyboard, too, and just pay $8325 all together. And to keep you from killing yourself, you’ll have to take a 90 minute operator’s course for an additional $350. Order your hoverboard today from Rocky Mountain Flyboard.

  • Japan Unveils First Android Newscaster, Rest Of World Is Creeped Out [Video]

    In an effort to remind the world that they are the weirdest nation on Earth, Japanese scientists unveiled the world’s first android newscaster. For now, the android will be working at Tokyo’s National Museum of Emerging Sciene and Innovation conversing with visitors and gathering information on human/android interactions. Designed by leading robotics professor Hiroshi Ishiguro, the hope is that the android will learn to better communicate with real people so that human will be more open to an ever-increasing android presence. Hopefully it won’t turn out like an anime version of the classic “They took our jobs!” South Park episode.

  • An Awesome Device For Keeping Your Beer Cold This Summer

    Don’t get us wrong, we love Imperial Stouts and Geuze and other beers best served at warmer temps, but when summer hits, there is nothing better than a freezing cold light macrobrew. The makers of Kirin Ichiban, which is basically Bud with a cool looking dragon on the bottle, realized this and in 2012 they developed a machine that produced a whipped, frozen, slushie-like foam to insulate your beer and keep it extra cold. The super cold beers were a hit in Japan and a battery-powered home version of the device was soon developed. Now you can order your own from Japan Trend Shop for $69 (plus $47 shipping to the US). With an El Nino summer coming our way, the price just may be worth it.

  • Harley-Davidson Reveals Their First Electric Motorcycle #ProjectLiveWire [Photos + Video]

    Remember when we said that Harley-Davidson is about to make a big announcement? Well the time is here. Throughout it’s 111 year history Harley-Davidson, an American company with a proven history of innovation, has been on the cutting edge of product development. And with that in mind is set to release their first electric motorcycle, a bike that offers a visceral riding experience with tire-shredding acceleration and an unmistakable new sound. This is a historic day for the biking community and did we mention is looks badass too? Just check out the photos. Help a bro out, share this story with your friends: Specs have yet to be released but starting next week Harley-Davidson fans across America will be able to ride and provide feedback on the bike, helping to shape the future of Harley-Davidson’s first-ever electric motorcycle. A 2014 U.S. tour – kicking off with a journey down Route 66 – will visit more than 30 Harley-Davidson dealerships now through the end of the year so head over to Project LiveWire

  • Something Big is Coming from Harley-Davidson [RSVLTS Exclusive]

    Freedom and ingenuity have always shaped our nation, and our place in it. So when Harley-Davidson, an American company with a proven history of innovation, asked us to help spread the word about a new innovation our taste for adventure and freedom started buzzing. Our sources at Harley-Davidson are saying that their latest innovation, being announced on June 19th, will be like nothing before and from what we’ve seen (and heard) in this teaser video we can only imagine what is coming.

  • RSVLTS Around The World [27 Photos]

    Tailgates, beach BBQs, music fests, climbing Everest, drinking a 30 pack of Miller Lite with Wade Boggs, meeting Hulk Hogan. Take RSVLTS gear on your epic adventures and share the pictures with us on Instagram and Twitter using the hash-tag #RSVLTS.