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Underground Bare Knuckle Boxing in the UKplay

Underground Bare Knuckle Boxing in the UK

Leave it to VICE to uncover the most epic boxing match we've seen since Rocky faced off against Apollo Creed. Except this is real, bare-knuckle boxing and it's far more violent than an HBO show or anything we've seen from UFC in quite some time. When you have half an hour, you ne...

After Selling Out in Record Time, Criquet's Nelson Stripes are Back

After Selling Out in Record Time, Criquet's Nelson Stripes are Back

Made with super soft 100% cotton, removable collar stays for an always crisp collar, and a style that’s perfect for the 19th hole, it’s no wonder Criquet’s Nelson Strip Players Shirt sold out in record time this past spring. Lucky for you, the shirt inspired by well-worn hand-me-downs from dad is now back in stock. Unwilling to accept that the perfect shirt was a thing of the past, Criquet co-founders and life-long friends, Hobson Brown and William Nachman, decided to reinvent a classic. Whether you dress the Players Shirt up or down, you’ll be ready for the 19th hole wherever you find it.

Watch The Titanium Strong Blackout Trialplay

Watch The Titanium Strong Blackout Trial

We had the opportunity to join Castrol EDGE out in Berlin to be on set for the making of the first Titanium Strong Blackout Trial. Blackout features the world’s first state-of-the-art, pitch-black racetrack made out of hundreds of beams of light created by Marshmallow Laser Fea...

Tullamore D.E.W. - The Parting Glassplay

Tullamore D.E.W. - The Parting Glass

Pour yourself a few fingers and raise a glass to Tullamore D.E.W. for creating this brilliantly beautiful short film. “The Parting Glass” honors the age-old Irish tradition of gathering with friends and enjoying a drink while reflecting on good times past. So pour a dram with...

CM's Top 10 Videos of 2013

CM's Top 10 Videos of 2013

top-10-videos Not every post we put up is focused on a tangible object. As much as we love shiny new gadgets and delicious bottles of booze, we also enjoy anything that can entertains us, which is why we toss up videos every now and then. Here are the 10 most popular that we shared this past year.

10 Craziest Russian Dash Cam Videos

10 Craziest Russian Dash Cam Videos

russian-dash-cam-videos Seriously, Russia, WTF? Due to a high rate of insurance scams and the fact that many citizens believe traffic cops are corrupt, plenty of Russians have installed dashboard cameras in their cars. But why do so many bizarre things get captured on them? Trucks spilling cows, half-naked dudes running from the cops, and a slew of other assorted oddities seemingly get posted from these cameras on a daily basis. Here are the 10 craziest.

Making Your Own Penplay

Making Your Own Pen

We consider ourselves to be pretty handy. Drawing up and building pipe shelves, replacing floor boards and homemade kegerators are no problem for us. But this, this is a whole new level. A pen conceptualized, designed and built soup to nuts by one crafty dude and a CNC machine. C...

Waiting Out Winterplay

Waiting Out Winter

Vintage motorcycles will always be cool. Andrew David Watson's Vimeo videos will also always be cool. The combination of the two is even better. Focused on Cast & Salvage in Philly, Waiting Out Winter is an homage to all the craftspeople who spend winter in their shops. Oh ye...

Cool Material's Day at the Trackplay

Cool Material's Day at the Track

Some things in life defy logic, and words: Kate Upton, turkey bacon, the beer boot and everything you're about to see in this video. For an afternoon, Imagine Lifestyles handed over the reins to their supercar stable to a few lucky people. If there wasn't photographic evidence of...

No Place Like Homeplay

No Place Like Home

We can't say we've ever been inspired by anything Wizard of Oz related--except for combining Dark Side while partying "recreationally"--but this is a pretty awesome inspired by product. Walking a mile in someone else's shoes doesn't normally mean you can get directions to their h...