Category: Gear

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Adidas Made A Shoe Using Plastic Trash From The Ocean

Last week at United Nations headquarters in New York City, Adidas unveiled a very unique collaboration with Parley for the Oceans, an organization devoted to raising awareness about the disastrous state of the world’s oceans along with developing programs to protect and conserve them. Adidas Group Executive Board Member Global…

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The US Army Is Investing In Hoverbike Tech

Last year we shared the story of UK-based Malloy Aeronautics, a tech firm that was attempting to raise £30,000 to develop hoverbikes. The Kickstarter campaign ended up bringing in over £64,000, prompting the US Army to take notice. At last week’s International Paris Airshow, Malloy Aeronautics announced that they had…

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Tour The ISS In Unbelievable 4K [Video]

One of the most amazing developments aboard the International Space Station recently has been the introduction of Ultra High Definition (UHD) video. Not only does it look awesome to civilian space lovers, the high resolution and high frame-rate video is also invaluable to researchers back on terra firma, offering unprecedented…

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Meet Your New Emojis

The Unicode Consortium, who creates the uniform character sets used on computing platforms all around the world, has announced Unicode Standard Version 8.0.0. So…who cares, right? Well since Unicode also sets the standard emojis we all use for texting, this announcement means new emojis! What can we expect? Check them…

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Takashi Murakami Brings His Colorful Art To Vans

Japanese artist Takashi Murakami is no stranger to Vans Classic Slip-Ons – they’re his go-to footwear while he works – so it’s only natural that he has designed a new line of the iconic shoe along with t-shirts and skate decks. Available worldwide beginning June 27, Vault by Vans x Takashi Murakami…