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  • Oakley’s Snowmad R.A.D. Backpack

      Winter is coming and it’s time you start putting thought into all the pow you’ll be shredding on the slopes. Oakley’s game changing Snowmad R.A.D. Backpack has a ski carry and vertical board carry that lets you haul gear easily and it’s Snowpulse® Removable Airbag System will inflates in the event of an avalanche to improve chances of rescue and survival. If you’re a blue square kind of guy and avalanches aren’t really a fear of yours this backpack still has a ton of relevant features including multiple specialized pockets store gear and tools safely and keep them organized, including goggles and media items and a hydration system that gives you easy access to water. Buy it now: $225.00

  • Ford’s Self-Parking Car (Video)

    So after driving around and around the parking lot, you’ve finally found a spot just big enough for your car to squeeze into. As soon as you take the key out of the ignition, you realize your terrible error. There is no way your fat ass is going to fit in the few inches of space between you and the next car. Or maybe you suck at parking so much, that you continually pass up spots for fear that you’ll hit neighboring vehicles. Well chin up, buckaroo, because Ford has just the technology for you. Ford’s Fully Assisted Parking Aid will allow the driver to exit the vehicle and with the press of the button, watch the car park itself. No longer will you need to carry a tub of Crisco in your glove compartment to grease your way between cars!

  • CraftedGoods Todero + Fall 13 Collection

    Crafted Goods makes every one of their deep array of bags with durability in mind. Everything else can follow. Just so happens, that approach benefited the simple aesthetic of their TODERO bag. A day pack that means ‘the one that does a bit of everything.’ is a 40 Liter bag that’s ideal for a weekend trip packing folded shirts and trousers guaranteed to arrive without a wrinkle at final destination, shoes and computer sleeve in the back. The company that hails from Bogota, Colombia uses this fall 2013 collection, titled Cyclus Manufactura Bogota was crafted under the primary notion of durability. Crafted Goods

  • Samsung Gear Commercial Evokes It’s Inspiration

    Samsung is the first of the big tech powerhouses to hit the market with a real life smart-watch. Ever since the days of yonder a wearable smart-watch was something only seen on sci-fi and spy shows. Samsung’s newest spot pays homage to those wrist pieces that were the obvious inspiration for the watch. The spot features devices from The Jetsons, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Knight Rider, Predator and Star Trek followed by a 360-degree look at the Gear with a tagline that reads “it’s finally real.”

  • Adidas Samba + Blauvelt Snowboarding Boots

    Adidas has officially kicked their winter sports campaign into full gear, developing their first lineup of snowboard boots. Basing their boots off their classic footwear styles, adidas created a familiar style boot from their Samba line. First introduced to the world in 1950 as an indoor football shoe, the Samba’s iconic design quickly became a staple from the pitch to the streets. The Samba shoe lineage is traced back to their roots as a indoor soccer shoe and one of the most iconic sneakers of all time, also used by a large percentage of skateboarders. Only appropriate to take the model that made adidas a household name for the inaugural Snowboard boot. Adidas is also unveiling the first pro-model for Jake Blauvelt, which is their first signature line, a modified version of the boot.  adidas Snowboarding

  • Jay Z’s $33K Watch: The Shawn Carter By Hublot Classic Fusion

    Jay Z just may have made Hublot more popular tha Hublot ever could. Their biggest fan and advocate, Mr. Carter has mentioned the Swiss watch brand in nearly every one of his songs. Almost. Hublot has finally returned the favor, dropping this November 30th at Barney’s, Hublot Classic Fusion and Carter will be releasing their $17,900 watch in black ceramic which will be limited to 250 pieces and the yellow gold (yes, that’s 3N yellow, not rose gold) will be made in just 100 pieces with a price of $33,900. The Shawn Carter by Hublot Classic Fusion is 45mm in diameter, though quite thin – the HUB1300 hand-wound movement is just 2.90mm thick. See exclusive photos at Hodinkee.

  • The Oakley Airwave 1.5 Combines GPS, Bluetooth and Speed Analytics

    The Oakley Airwave revolutionized the performance goggle game last year, with technologies like a heads up display that integrates GPS, Bluetooth, speed, jump analytics and a bevy more of tech forward gadgets and gizmos. This year, they’ve upped the ante with a more fluid interface, WiFi and better connectivity to bluetooth, basically polishing up the original Airwave in the spots Oakley noticed issues.   On top of  the tech improvements Oakley created a more comfortable form fitting goggle. The chassis is made of durable O Matter and Oakley’s O-Flow Arch technology to reduce nasal pressure, so if you’re on the slopes from day break to dusk, your face wont feel like it. The 1.5 also come with Switchlock, a hinge that allows you to change lenses quick and hassle-free to adjust your tints with the elements, which has been Oakley’s forte from the beginning.   ·         Heads-Up Display: Airwave delivers crisp, widescreen graphics. Due to the innovative prism technology, the displayed information will appear as though you’re looking at a 14-inch display from a distance of five feet, so refocusing your eye is not necessary.  The heads-up display is designed for an unobtrusive view, and semi-flush lens geometry ensures wide peripheral more »

  • Professor Says Social Media Makes Us More Socially Awkward In Real Life

    Having a presence on every social media site must mean that you’re incredibly well-adjusted socially, right? A professor at MIT would disagree. She believes communicating mostly through technology has caused us to lose conversational skills. We’ve become simpletons who prefer to carefully construct a reply to a text rather than adapt to the fluidity of a face to face conversation.

  • It’s Back…The 2014 SRT Viper

    Every 90s kid wanted one of the original Dodge Vipers. There was even a terrible NBC show, called “Viper” naturally, that featured the car and ran for four seasons because kids liked looking at it so much. But when Chrysler hit financial trouble, the six-figure supercar ceased production. New Chrysler owner Fiat, obviously confident in the economy, has brought it back under the SRT label. Now a new generation of kids can spend their lunch money on Viper posters and folders at the book fair! 

  • An Affordable Wood-Fired Pizza Oven For Your Backyard

    Now you can have restaurant style pizza right to your own backyard without breaking the bank on a ridiculously overprices wood fired pizza oven. The Alfa Pizza Forno Ciao is a portable wood-fired oven that heats up in just 10 minutes and can make an astonishing 30 pizzas per hour! Where similar overs can cost upwards of $10,000 (or more) this comes in at just over $2,000. A small price to pay for an amazing new piece of cooking technology.

  • Bell & Ross BR 126 Blackbird (Watch Wednesdays)

    Bell & Ross has always been synonymous with aviation and for their latest toy, named it after the fastest, highest plane to ever be built. To pay homage to the black beast, Bell & Ross is releasing the limited edition BR 126 Blackbird, that’s almost as beautiful as the plane themselves. The matte-black dial has become a standard with B&R, but the more interesting take on the watch is the independent hand to measure minutes in a full 60-minute arc on the main dial as opposed to relegating it to a 30-minute sub-dial. It also sports an a.m./p.m. indicator and a flyback complication. Orange canvas strap and a black rubber strap NATO-style strap. 500 pieces total, so get’em quick. $6,700

  • SOL REPUBLIC Master Tracks XC Tuned By Calvin Harris

    SOL REPUBLIC has announced their highest-quality headphone to date, SOL REPUBLIC Master Tracks XC, studio tuned by Calvin Harris. Created for use inside and outside the studio, these new over-ear headphones are designed for the discerning ears of both the producer and the passionate music lover, providing a powerful and clear sound signature. With help from platinum producer, recording engineer, singer, songwriter and the most prolific DJ in the world, Calvin Harris, SOL REPUBLIC, created the pinnacle headphone for both music creators and music lovers.

  • Must See GoPro Hero3+ Supercut Video

    The GoPro completely revolutionized the way we watch athletes and adventurers. Now we can feel like we’re in on the action without having to put on pants and go outside and actually, you know, do stuff. With the Hero 3+, GoPro has made a higher quality and more compact camera for less than $400. To showcase its abilities and versatility, they put together this awe inspiring reel. The camera even survives being handled by orangutans, notorious for their great strength and bad attitudes.  And wait until the end when you see the man with the biggest balls of steel on Earth play with lions!

  • The Jordan XX8 SE North Carolina Will be Wearing This Season

    This season the North Carolina Tar Heels will be sporting these camo patterned Jordan XX8 SE on the court. Camo patterns have gained momentum in the past year with most of the top active wear companies, now Jordan follows suit with a classic camo pattern suited for Mr. Jordan’s alma mater. Georgetown and possibly Maquette will be sporting the same pattern in their school’s color way as well. Russell Westbrook, one of Jordan Brand’s new poster child will be rocking a wild patterned version for the Oklahoma City Thunder’s opener. The shoes will also include new responsive foot plate technology we’ve only seen in the XX8, The Flight Plate. The Flight Plate’s main purpose is to maximize the responsiveness of Zoom Air cushioning. By compressing and deflecting on the units during action, the Flight Plate “unlocks” the power of Zoom Air. Jordan XX8 SE

  • Nike Releases LunarTerra Arktos Boot (21 Photos)

    With fall officially here and winter on its way, the time for buying new boots is upon us. Nike has made the decision an obvious one with the release of their LunarTerra Arktos boots. Where did they come up with that name? Nike senior designer Nate VanHook explains: “The word “arktos” is ancient Greek for “bear” and is where the term “Arctic” is derived; meaning the land of the polar bear. The idea was to create a product so warm and utilitarian that it could exist in the Arctic.” And that’s just what they are. With the tongue, toe, and foxing featuring Nike’s Vac Tec molding to reduce leak points and an upper with Nike’s Flywire and Hyperfuse construction, this boot will keep you dry while remaining as comfortable and versatile as a sneaker. Check them out when they hit retailers in early October.

  • The Marshall Stanmore Combines a Classic Look with Modern Listening

    Marshall as they always have, stay true to their class aesthetic from the days of rock’n’roll glory. Their new Stanmore speaker combines modern speakerbox technology like Bluetooth connectivity, optical input for your TV, Apple TV, AIrport Express or satellite with their signature Marshall vintage-looking fret, gold-colored metal details and classic interaction knobs. The ultimate loudspeaker for someone with limited space that doesn’t want to resort getting quality sound from a neon cylinder. The Marshall Stanmore $400  

  • Making Of The #Heineken100 Daypack With KILLSPENCER (Video)

    #Heineken100 Creative Director Chris Gibbs and KILLSPENCER founder Spencer Nikosey discuss the design and production process of their companies’ joint daypack in this video. The unique leather and suede multifunction daypack, complete with the finest Swiss zippers and Heineken-green stitching, is made to military specifications so it will withstand whatever you do to it. Only 100 units are being produced of this great looking bag, so they’ll be sure to go fast.

  • FCK VWLS RSVLTS T-Shirt on Sale Today

    Because who needs vowels anyway? They’re the most pretentious of the 26 letters and the only ones that actually cost money on Wheel of Fortune. Vowels are overrated, so we’ve decided to rid our newest shirts of all vowels, just like or URL. FCK VWLS available now at the RSVLTS Store for $24.

  • Calculate How Much You’ll Save With An EV Or Hybrid On RideNerd

    RideNerd, a new site that launched last week, helps take the guesswork out of figuring out the benefits of buying an EV or Hybrid vehicle. They crunch all the numbers for you when it comes to calculating how much your green purchase will save you in the long run versus a gasoline powered car. If only they had a calculator to help me figure out how many years I’ll have to save to buy a Tesla Model S. 

  • Nikon 1 Waterproof AW1 Camera

    You shouldn’t have to put the quality of your adventure photos in the hands of a plastic disposable in a plastic waterproof case, just because that’s the best option. GoPro does an incredible job on the active lifestyle front, but it’s real bread and butter is video. This is the camera you want for true high quality photos in a wide variety of elemental settings. The Nikon 1 Waterproof AW1 Camera not only repels water, it’s also shockproof, so when you’re riding elephants in India or running from them in Morocco and drop this bad boy, no need to worry. It also offers the versatility of interchangeable (waterproof) lenses. Nikon 1 Waterproof AW1 Camera $997

  • Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Will Work, Says High-end Aviation software

    Elon Musk, the brilliant billionaire wonder boy, has created a transportation concept called the Hyperloop that we’re sure you’ve heard of already. Naysayers came out of the woodwork to scoff at the beautiful sketches that had no “substance”. The physical prototype is still years away, but Musk might be on to something. Ansys (ANSS), a maker of very  used to design planes, trains, automobiles and all manner of other things, has fed the Hyperloop specifications into a computer and come away impressed. “I don’t immediately see any red flags,” says Sandeep Sovani, the director of land transporation strategy at Ansys. “I think it is quite viable.” The Loop will shoot pods through a tunnel via air pressure at 800 MPH, bolting the pods from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 30 minutes. Tweaks, however, must be made in the design and bearings throughout the tube, but in an overall simulation the design and concept works. Advantage Musk.  

  • Gilt + Infiniti Q50

    Gilt.com and Infiniti have teamed up with renowned designers, Thom Brown and Zac Posen to reveal two completely custom Q50′s. Both designers had a critical role in making the interior and exterior of the car completely their own. The two customs will go on sale December 12th and both lucky buyers will also receive $10,000 of Gilt.com shopping credit, as well as a style consultation at Gilt. Thom Browne 2014 Infiniti Q50: Mr. Browne’s Q50 exterior features a chrome – almost reflective – finish. The interior is accented with the Thom Browne signature red, white and blue stripe on the seats and in other areas to highlight the curves of the Q50, along with sterling silver elements to represent old world sophistication. Inside the trunk, Mr. Browne has also designed a luggage set that is custom fit for the Q50. Zac Posen 2014 Infiniti Q50: Mr. Posen’s Q50 exterior features an ombré effect, starting with light silver in a matte finish at the front and ending in dark grey with a high-gloss finish at the rear. The interior uses luxurious materials, including velvet, shagreen, and leather, in rich shades of red that evoke red carpet glamour, a signature of the Zac Posen brand.

  • The Ultimate Bachelor Pad on Wheels

    Picture rolling up to your favorite tailgate in this Austrian made glorified palace on wheels.  Marchi Mobile has come up with a luxurious mobile home complete with a bar and a roof terrace. Appropriately dubbed the “eleMMent Palazzo”, this futuristic, diesel-powered vehicle is valued at US$3 million, and caters to the rich to quite rich. Some other amenities include a master bedroom, living room, a 40-inch widescreen television and a fireplace.  

  • Converse Unveils ‘Scratch-Off Sneakers’ That Reveal True Colors Over Time

    Maison Martin Margiela, a fashion house in Paris, have given your old Chucks a paint job. They’ve covered the sneakers in all white paint, letting the elements your feet endure scratch, rub and scrape the paint off revealing the color underneath. The MMM x Converse collection features Chuck Taylor All Star and Jack Purcell shoes and the white symbolizes MMM’s signature color. Over time the shoes are meant to chip white paint off bringing out the black, red, navy blue, or Margiela-exclusive vintage yellow color ways. Each pair is priced at $200, but unique in that, every shoe’s deconstruction and transformation become more of-your-own with time.

  • The Waterproof Boot for This Fall: Swims Hemlut II

    Never again do you have to look like you just got off a Deadliest Catch boat. Swims Helmut line are designed entirely out of a waterproof boot made of high-density nylon and SWIMS’ signature rubber. This boot, inspired by the classic desert boot, will keep you both warm and dry in rain or snow. A gunsmoke upper boot with an orange lower sole with slip resistant technology to perp you for the most extreme conditions, while keeping you dry. Swims Hemlut II

  • BMW I8 Hybrid Supercar Production Model & Price Tag Announced

    The BMW I8 concept had been floating around car blogs for a year, but yesterday BMW pulled the sheet off to reveal the production model for the highly anticipated hybrid supercar. What we saw was suprisingly similar to the concept model no one thought would ever hit the production floor. A strikingly sleek body, with the bright blue accents that we thought would be scrapped during mass production remain. The wing (lambo) doors we’re kept and the rear wing spoilers remain exact. Though some restraints we’re put on this model, it’s astonishingly similar to it’s concept. The most exciting part of the production i8 features a plug-in hybrid drivetrain. The coupe is powered by a 1.5 liter, turbocharged three-cylinder gas engine paired with a BMW eDrive electric drive system. The gas motor belts 231 horsepower, powering the rear wheels of the i8, while the 131-horsepower electric motor is channeled to the front wheels. The I8 hits 0 to 62 miles-per-hour time of 4.4 seconds, and an all-electric range of up to 22 miles at a top speed of 75 mph. All for the estimated retail price of $135,700.

  • Michelsen Arctic Explorer (Watch Wednesdays)

    The Arctic Explorer was the official timepiece of the Solo to the South Pole Expedition. The perfect combination of luxury meets dependable. This 100m waterproof time piece was made to withstand the most extreme elements, tailored specifically to the expectations and need of outdoor enthusiasts. The different colored, robust dials make it easy to read in every daily situationwhile the unique bold arrow shaped hands hold the same purpose. The collection was designed with frequent travellers and outdoor enthusiasts in mind. It features the traditional three hands and a calendar but with an additional 24-hour hand and a rotatable bezel. These features allow the wearer to read three different time zones. Michelsen Arctic Explorer $1,960

  • State Bicycle co. x Wu Tang Collaboration

    Wu-Tang, widely considered to be among the greatest hip-hop groups of all time, is collaborating with Tempe-based bicycle company State Bicycle Co. to release a line of custom-outfitted fixed gear and single speed road bikes to commemorate the Wu’s 20th  year of bringing the ruckus and shaping urban street culture. The State Bicycle Co. Wu-Tang Brand 20th Anniversary Ltd. Edition Bike is tastefully branded with Wu-Tang imagery from bars to bracket.  An engraved Wu-Tang branded stem holds a set of bullhorn handlebars atop a boldly painted chromoly TIG-welded frame, all of which feature the unmistakable markings of the Wu. State Bicycle Co.’s influence on Arizona’s urban cycling culture has been incalculable. The majority of fixed-gear riders on Arizona State University campus can be seen riding a State bicycle around the city of Tempe. When it comes to mobilizing street culture Wu-Tang sets the standard for success and his is how State Bicycle Co. pays tribute to the legends.

  • Sex Panther Cologne

    According to Anchorman’s Brian Fantana: “It’s called Sex Panther. It’s illegal in 9 countries. It’s made with bits of real Panther, so you know it’s good. It’s quite pungent…oh it’s a formidable scent….it stings the nostrils – in a good way. I’m gonna be honest with you it smells like pure gasoline.” This officially licensed version of Sex Panther isn’t actually made with bits of real panther but certainly still carries a very pungent and unique scent. The pungency of this product is off the charts and perfect for a little afternoon delight or a night on the town with three of your best anchor pals. Sex Panther $35

  • Under Armour Speedform Running Shoes

    A running shoe that actually fits like a running shoe should. UA took inspiration from spacesuits and paired it with the material innovation of a bra to create the seamless heel cup…the holy grail of fit. UA Speedform is an entirely new way of making footwear. Its form fit outsole gives the impression of a stretchable sock. That combined with Under Armour’s chafe-free 4D Foam and signature material makes for a revolutionary running shoe. Under Armour Speedform Running Shoes $120  

  • Real Life Tony Stark, Elon Musk, Channels Iron Man with 3-D Gesture Technology

    If you’re not familiar with Elon Musk yet, he’s a South African born version of Tony Stark, the fictional billionaire, genius, superhero playboy. Though he might not be the playboy socialite Tony is, it’s probably because he’s too busy, building space travel rockets or a Hyper loop train that can take you from San Fransisco to LA in 30 minutes or being the CEO of Tesla Motors. I’m not exactly sure if Musk created what you are about to see as an ironic gag (because of the constant Tony Stark comparisons) or has been working on it for years, but he basically took the hand gesture technology from the Iron Man movies and built a Leap Motion controller to manipulate 3D designs, Musk even notes the film in his dialogue. “If you can just go in there and do what you need to do — just understanding the fundamentals of the thing should work, as opposed to figure out how to make the computer make it work, then you can achieve a lot more in a lot shorter period of time.” Says Musk Musk uses three different type of gesture based design, from a simple desktop to an immersive virtual reality more »

  • Photo of the Day: LADEE Spacecraft Lifts Off Over New York City

    A night launch of NASA’s newest spacecraft to the moon – the LADEE spacecraft – on the U.S. East Coast on Friday, September 6, 2013 at 11:27p ET prompted many fine photos. The launch took place at Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, 200 miles south of New York CIty, but despite this and tons of light pollution former NASA photographer Ben Cooper took an amazing photo from the Top of the Rock.

  • Coleman NXT Grill

    When it comes to grilling there is Coleman’s NXT Grill and there is everything else. This compact beast fits 18 burgers at one time, 20,000 BTUs for cooking intensity, and folds like a Transformer allowing it to fit in your trunk with ease. Did we mention the no-spill grease cup that prevents grease stains while you’re hauling it? Anyone who’s ever tried to lug a greasy travel grill home knows the crime scene, you could open up your trunk to.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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