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James Bond Cars

James Bond Cars

It’s no secret that the always suave and debonair Commander Bond gets around in vehicles worthy of his pedigree. And while Daniel Craig and Aston Ma...

Book of Things Better Than Boobs

Book of Things Better Than Boobs

The Eiffel Tower all lit up? Nah. That first cup of coffee on a lazy Sunday morning? Not really. A good beer, a gut-busting sandwich, and an afternoon nap? Closer, but still not there. This is how we imagine Clint Thrust going about creating Book of Things Better Than Boobs....

Jet Pack 2.0

Jet Pack 2.0

Most backpacks suggest you’re toting thick textbooks everywhere you go. That’s fine if you are scurrying between classes, but if you’ve left school in the rearview mirror, consider a bag a little different. The Jet Pack 2.0 is the backpack designed for your grown-up tech, and it boasts a unique fractal design that is equal parts professional and fun. The proprietary tessellated panel offers lightweight protection, while the coated fabric and zippers keep everything dry. Inside you’ll even find a 15” faux fur lined laptop sleeve to keep your computer all spiffy. Each is packed with an Airmesh ventilated shoulder harness and back panel, a storm flap zippered front pocket, and a look that will stand out.

The Myriad Monikers of Metropolis Menaces

The Myriad Monikers of Metropolis Menaces

Lex Luthor. Nzykmulk. Zod. Vyndktvx. Bizarro. Ferlin Nyxly. Dollmaker. Mr. Mxyzptlk. Over the years, the Man of Steel has saved Metropolis and other parts of the universe from a whole host of baddies that, quite frankly, are almost impossible to remember. Pop Chart Lab is here wi...

Jati Putra Pratama's Surreal Instagram Pictures

Jati Putra Pratama's Surreal Instagram Pictures

If Salvador Dali had Instagram, his account might have looked something like Jati Putra Pratama's. The graphic designer and artist from Indonesia plays with his photographs and turns them into surrealist works of art. Check out some of our favorites here, and give him a follow on...

'Another Escape' Magazine

'Another Escape' Magazine

From Koren Hanji Papermaking and Wilderness Perfumers in Northern California, to Urban Foraging in London's Green Spaces and Meteorite Hunting in the Antarctic, each volume of the new publication Another Escape is packed with gorgeous photos and beautiful stories about passionate...

Magnum Ice Cream's Vie Magnifique Film Competition

Magnum Ice Cream's Vie Magnifique Film Competition

There's nothing we want more in life than pleasure. Whether you find yours backpacking, snapping street shots or dropping the needle on some fresh vinyl, pleasure is something you should seek out every day. Magnum ice cream agrees. Magnum ice cream partnered with i-D and celebr...

Customized LEGO Minifig Portraits of You

Customized LEGO Minifig Portraits of You

It’s probably been a long time since you set foot in a portrait studio, but things like that happen when you have photographer friends and a camera in your pocket. What you probably can’t do is get a custom LEGO mini fig portrait from anywhere other than Two Three Bricks. Bui...

Photos Mixing Star Wars and Real Life

Photos Mixing Star Wars and Real Life

Thomas Dagg is a Canadian photographer that shoots for everyone from BMW to The Guardian with subject matters ranging from Benedict Cumberbatch to the frozen tundra. Dagg, a huge fan of Star Wars from the time he was kid, created a series of work that seamlessly blends iconic Sta...

The Netflix and Chill Button

The Netflix and Chill Button

Netflix may call this little gadget the "Netflix Switch," but for all intents and purposes, it's the world's first Netflix and Chill button. Unveiled at this year's World Maker Faire, the contraption from Netflix allows users with a little electronic and API know-how to fire up ...

Quentin Tarantino's Cast Wish List

Quentin Tarantino's Cast Wish List

If Tarantino had his way, Pulp Fiction would have been a tad different—at least according to his casting wish list that just leaked. Travolta was a strong second choice for Vincent, the goal was to reunite with Michael Madsen after Reservoir Dogs, and some of the other nam...

The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes

The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes

Since it's inception, Monocle has been inspiration porn for everything from good business to great design to travel. They're expanding the empire with The Monocle Guide To Cosy Homes, which "Isn't a book about living lavishly. It's a book about living well." From high rises in Ch...

Limited Edition Star Wars Pens by Cross

Limited Edition Star Wars Pens by Cross

Cross has been making high-end writing instruments since the 1800s, and they’re so good at it that everything carries a lifetime mechanical guarantee. What originally started with just the manufacture of pencil casings has evolved into fountain pens, ballpoint pens and now, thi...

Banksy's Dismaland Theme Park

Banksy's Dismaland Theme Park

Banksy's latest public art instillation is coming to the UK, and it looks like some sort of post-apocalyptic Disneyland. The folks over at The Guardian were able to tour the nightmare-inducing theme park and take in the glitchy version of The Little Mermaid, the carousel apparen...

Create Your Own Vinyl With Vinylify

Create Your Own Vinyl With Vinylify

There are a lot of things to love about vinyl records. The warmth and tone you get in the sound. Finding unique gems in crates. Building a collection of music that you can actually touch and display. But what happens if an artist you love doesn't do vinyl releases? Or what if you...

Movieo Helps You Pick Your Next Movie

Movieo Helps You Pick Your Next Movie

Between Netflix, iTunes and Amazon, you can be streaming a movie in less time than it takes to make a bowl of popcorn. The hardest part of the entire process is figuring out what to watch. With the site Movieo, even that's about as difficult as following the instructions on that ...