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  • 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.

  • 12 Minute Athlete

    So you don’t have a gym membership, equipment and time to get a total body workout? 12 Minute Athlete is a high intensity interval training program of incredibly effective workouts that you can do in around just 12 minutes a day with minimal equipment and no gym membership.

  • “Good” Will Leather Goods Wax Canvas Duffle

    Will Leather Goods may have outdone themselves with this wax coated canvas duffle bag. The perfect getaway bag for a weekend or “long” weekend. The bag is coated with wax, so the more you use it, the better that worn in look will show. Accented with the top quality leather of made in America and famility owned, Will Leather Goods. For every bag purchased GiveWILL, their charity that provides backpacks to children in underfunded elementary schools. Will Leather Goods Wax Canvas Duffle $250

  • Cogburn CB4 Real Tree Camo Bike

    If only Robin Hood had this in Sherwood Forest, that old pesky Sheriff of Nottingham wouldn’t stand a chance. But I’m sure today you can use the Cogburn CB4 to sneak up on deer and stuff. A silent assassin, the CB4 produces much less noise than an ATV or truck, the go to get-arounds for most sport hunters today. It’s massive 3.8” tires run at low pressure making it a breeze getting through the thick of woods. The entire body is made of a no glare finish and covered in a camo pattern. And it’s good for the environment! Cogburn CB4

  • Move Over GoPro, The Garmin VIRB Elite is here.

    Many have tried, but none succeeded in their attempt to take on what has become the standard of action video.  Garmin’s giving it a shot with their VIRB Elite. The camera has a true 1080p HD action camera equiped with Wi-Fi and GPS with an accelerometer and barometric altimeter. he VIRB Elite is a true HD 1080p action camera that combines enhanced HD video recording with Wi-Fi capability and advanced GPS functions like preset recording profiles. For example, the Ski profile automatically records during the run but pauses when you get to the bottom. VIRB Elite features a built-in 1.4” Chroma color display that stays on when the camera is on, but uses minimal power. The display lets you easily setup/preview/playback video and adjust menu settings without detaching it from its mount. Record at 1080p for up to 3 hours with the rechargeable lithium-ion battery. And video enhancement features like Digital Image Stabilization and Lens Distortion Correction ensure footage looks great, even before you start editing.

  • The Tesla Model S Scored The Best Safety Rating of Any Car. Ever.

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave The Tesla Model S  five star ratings across all of the NHTSA’s crash tests, because it can withstand a hit like no other car they’ve seen. The Model S has climbed many hurdles of doubt recently and can now officially stand atop the mountain and scream, because it is now champion. An electric car so beautiful, so economical, so fast and now so safe it blows literally every other car tested by the NHTSA out of the water. Not only that. It achieved better than perfect. ”Safety levels better than 5 stars are captured in the overall Vehicle Safety Score (VSS) provided to manufacturers,” Tesla Motors said in a statement. “The Model S achieved a new combined record of 5.4 stars.” “The Model S has the advantage in the front of not having a large gasoline engine block, thus creating a much longer crumple zone to absorb a high speed impact,” said Tesla. “The longer the crumple zone, the more time there is to slow down occupants at g loads that do not cause injuries.” It appears as though Tesla is flipping off the entire auto industry and making a car with the potential we more »

  • G.H. Bass Camo Weejuns

    The perfect way to fall into… dare I say… Fall. Yup it’s here, so you better be prepared to dress to impress. A classic Weejuns loafer and gave them the camo treatment. The Camo Weejuns are crafted with fabric and a genuine leather upper. And all the classic details are still there – the iconic  penny keeper and handsewn leather.  Camo Weejuns $138

  • Breitling Navitimer Cosmonaute Blacksteel Watch (Watch Wednesday)

    The Navitimer Cosmonaute, was the fist watch in space, ascending with Mercury astronaut,Scott Carpenter, in 1962. Breitling’s new ‘blacksteel version’ is sure to have Breitling-ites, up in arms, trying to get their hands on this black beauty. The watch is one of the few watches on the planet with a unique 24 hour time display made for time telling during multiple orbits. Navitimer Cosmonaute Blacksteel $10,000

  • Kahn Design’s Custom Land Rover Defender 2.2 TDCI SW 90 Chelsea Wide Track [20 HQ Photos]

    Kahn Design is a British-based engineering company that specializes in producing bespoke vehicles. They recently presented a totally custom Land Rover Defender 2.2 TDCI SW 90 Chelsea Wide Track. shave impressed us on numerous occasions with their customization work on the classic 4×4. Last year the design team presented their Harris Tweed Edition, and this time around they present their Land Rover Defender 2.2 TDCI SW 90 Chelsea Wide Track. Although we were huge fans of the blacked out look on the previous model, we are loving the blue, black and white exterior color combination on this bad boy as well. As with all Kahn customs, you get all of the modern day luxuries you’re used to on your current vehicle like leather heated seats, air conditioning, upgraded audio system, and a whole lot more. Head on over to the Kahn website for more details on this Defender, and hit the jump for more photos.

 
 
 
 
 

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