The forthcoming Motorola Defy+ does all the same boring shit your current phone does, but it’s got one trick that smokes the competition. The Defy+ will survive a ten-minute dunk underwater. When will you ever need this? Well, if you haven’t dropped your phone in a toilet already, you will soon. Then you’ll know why this one is better.
The rules and requirements of Swiss law make it very difficult for any watchmaker to achieve the elite status of creating truly ‘Swiss Made’ timepieces. Among other things, they must be made of high-quality Swiss materials with the case assembled in Switzerland. SoCal tastemakers Nixon Watches have now achieved the Swiss stamp of approval and damn, it looks good.
They may look like real Canon camera lenses but if you start snapping shots with these, things are going to get blurry. That’s because they’re actually little ceramic shot glasses. Get the set of three from Photojojo and you’ll be sure to get the shot every time.
The Volkswagen camper van is one of the most iconic vehicles of all time. Everyone from 60s-era hippies to vintage collectors loves the quirky charm of the squared-off design. Now Lego is releasing a decked-out model of the original T1-Type 2 Westfalia camper. It’s even got a lava lamp in the back. So groovy.
If you went through the time and trouble to outfit your daily driver with an aftermarket carbon fiber hood, you’ve possibly crossed the threshold into full douche mode. But if you just want to store your cards & cash in an ultralight, super durable carbon fiber wallet, well, that’s different. That’s not even remotely douchey.
Most people will only use the built-in USB plug to recharge the batteries in their HexBright Flex flashlight. Poindexters however will be eager to write some code and program the light to do cool stuff. Not sure exactly what that cool stuff would be, but stuff programmers do. You know.
Vampire stuff, yes. Zombies? Oh, definitely. This gory little stopper ought to keep your red from gushing out all over the floor as you writhe in pain at the sight of your own vital fluid pouring out. Sorry, getting amped for Halloween a little early here. It’s handmade and hand painted. Don’t be scared to support zombie art.
At just 16-years old, photographer Neil Leifert snapped one of the most iconic photos in the history of football. It was Alan Amache’s sudden death touchdown, in a battle that’s been called the “greatest game ever played.” That one photo kicked off Leifert’s career in sports photography, and he’d go on to net over 160 covers of Sports Illustrated and 40 covers of Time Magazine. Now Leifert’s classic, high-impact images of football’s golden age, from ’58 to ’78, have been collected in a glossy, 296-page hardcover from Taschen.
Prague-based designer Vadim Kibardin has taken what looks like a bold step toward a new, ultra-minimalism with his Black & White Clock. The clock is gone, and all that remains are the numbers. Four independently powered forms display nothing but accurate time when you mount them on the wall. During the day the numbers appear black, when it gets dark, the display turns white.