Precious the Tweeting Bike Raises Money for Livestrong – Starting at the Atlantic and ending at the Pacific, Precious will spend 3 months riding across the country sharing his thoughts, experiences, body temperature and much more. Fitted with a brain of wires, circuits and whole lot of code, he’ll use his new silicon senses to share what it feels like to have a sweaty chain while riding up the side of the Rockies. He’ll even share his subconscious dreams from time to time, which can get a little, well, bike-freaky. Visit the http://yesiamprecious.com/ or follow him on Twitter at http://twitter.com/yesiamprecious
Anton Tang’s Mini People Litter the Streets of Singapore – Anton Tang’s mini cardboard box people are unbearably adorable. The fact that this is not a Photoshopped series makes it even harder to resist. These little guys are currently residing all over the streets Singapore. Anton Tang took Mini Danbos, characters in cardboard box suits from the Japanese manga series ‘Yotsuba&!,’ and photographed them around her city. Full of personality, Anton Tang has put together a poignant portfolio (via Trendhunter.com).
Air Force 1: Anatomy Of An Urban Legend
The Air Force 1 is Nike’s best seller and most popular all-time shoe. It evolved from being worn on court in the 1980s into an off-court icon. Even today, almost three decades later, it’s still revered in sneaker culture. Its iconic, timeless design still boasts strong sales around the world to this day. From limited edition styles, to special design collaborations, the style is kept fresh and unexpected with each drop. Nike has helped maintain excitement in the Air Force 1 by introducing over 1700 models with different colorways and material combinations since its birth.
“Air Force 1: The Anatomy of an urban Legend” is a feature-length documentary about Nike’s Air Force 1, a 29-year old basketball shoe turned NYC style staple, turned cultural icon, turned global phenomenon. The film traces the roots of the Air Force 1 and documents its rise, presenting a unique case study in the history of design, sports, and culture.
The OS War’ by Leon Wang is yet another video to add to the feud between Apple and PC. Check out this video featuring a terminator robot terminator robot.
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These gaudy gadgets come unlocked “for worldwide use” and absolutely sparkling with 6.5 carats of VVS quality, F-color diamonds and a complimentary carrying case made of ostrich foot. The back of the device features a solid platinum and diamond version of the Apple logo. You can order one now from jeweler/gadget-monger Stuart Hughes — but order quickly, as only 50 of these devices will be made. This latest foray into luxury goods of indubitable opulence and questionable taste calls to mind a similarly bedecked iPad which surfaced in March. This device features 11.43 carats of hand-set, micro-pave diamonds and retails for a mere $19,999 (via Mashable.com).
As odd as it is, this animation seems like a perfect ending to the entire iPhone 4 saga. Created by the Taiwanese outlet NMANews, which has done a couple of similar animations in the past, the animated story about the rise and fall of iPhone 4 goes from weird to slightly disturbing and then completely crazy in only two minutes. Lightsaber fights, evil powers, and Steve Jobs as an evil overlord behind a reality distortion field — it’s all there. Check out the video above (via Mashable).
When you boil a man down to his core essence, the desire to get laid drives everything. Without it, there is no motivation to excel, succeed or be relevant. Whether or not he actually gets laid isn’t important. Even a married man who has no interest in bedding down other women must possess this desire, otherwise he will surely lapse into the abyss of a nondescript existence, a fate that is absolutely worse than death. Here are seven telltale signs that you’ve simply given up on impressing the opposite sex, and thus, given up on life. If any of these pertain to you, do something about it. Now. (via thesmokingjacket.com)
“Our lovely model, Chris, has lived on Mercer Street for a few decades by choice. I’m calling this series The Original Hipster because on most days he doesn’t even look like he’s truly homeless.“ Parsons Graduate Julia Chesky has captured the effortless styling of homeless-by-choice, Chris. Presenting a great series of photographs, entitled “The Original Hipster” which she shot the series alongside Art Director Ali Lee. Im sure you have thought about this before, I am just not sure how I feel about it. I guess it was all done under his permission. Anyway- it’s interesting- and surely provoking, enjoy (via Slamxhype.com).
The official video of the PUMA Phone. Itâs made for sport. Itâs made for life. Itâs made for you. Itâs got charm. Itâs got attitude. Itâs got red headphones. Itâs here. Itâs now. The PUMA Phone is made for an active lifestyle, both physically and digitally. Features include a solar charger, turntable music function, sporty GPS tracker, and a slick shape for work by day and harder play by night. The phone even has video chat to see who you are talking to, e-mail, full web browser, Photo and video camera, MP3 player with scratching turntable, sarcastic calculator, and picture sharing to magically pass photos from one PUMA phone to another. It also includes a sports tracker so while running, hiking, skiing or biking, you can bring it with you. The phone helps you track your performance and see were youâve been (with GPS). For more information visit pumaphone.com
We found some fantastic t-shirts for you on shop.ccs.com. The summer is rapidly approaching and everyone has asked us to do more AWK wear posts that include dope t-shirts. Here are eight amazing t-shirts from a variety of designers that we definitely recommend you pick up. Be sure to check out the rest of shop.ccs.com they have a variety of product your going to want to check out (i.e. kicks, apparel, skateboards and more).
Video game apparel is typically tacky and poorly constructed. However, today collegeotr.com. celebrates the very best ones they could find. The following custom-made sneakers were handcrafted by some of the most devout video game addicts in the world (via collegeotr.com). To learn more about each sneaker visit collegeotr.com. Leave some comments and let us know what pair of sneakers you think are the best. We are a big fan here of the Sonic kicks. What about you?
Adidas now has just over a quarter of the online chatter, up from 14.4% to 25.1%, while Nike is down by 9.8% to just 19.4%.