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Marvel’s Captain America Vehicles | By Daniel Simon

Marvel’s Captain America has been available on DVD for several weeks now – more than enough time to scrutinize and pick apart every aspect of the movie’s production. One thing that fans of the genre are sure to be paying attention to are the vehicles – submarines, … READ MORE


The Google+ Homecoming Tour

After an amazing amount of social networking hype, things have cooled significantly for Google+; the would-be Facebook competitor, having opened the doors wide to all users (now including corporations), has been a bit relegated to “oh, yeah…” status. But it’s still Google, which thankfully means there is … READ MORE



Anyone paying any kind of attention to the leading players in premium menswear has heard of Boston’s Boylston Trading Company by now. If not, it’s the new project by spearheaded by Frank the Butcher, who draws on long experience from his time as creative director at Concepts, … READ MORE

Audi A1 Sportback S line/Standaufnahme

2012 Audi A1 Sportback Five-Door

With the A1, Audi has a solid contender in the super-compact market – competing with the Fiat 500, Mini Cooper, and the BMW 1 Series for young, urban, affluent drivers. And after introducing a 3-door A1 in 2010, Audi is now hoping to lure more buyers by … READ MORE


West Coast Customs x Nintendo – Life Size Mario Karts

This is pure fun – West Coast Customs, the over-the-top auto customization shop, famous for hosting MTV’s Pimp My Ride, now with locations around the world, and signature line of aftermarket parts, has teamed up with Nintendo to produce a series of real life Mario Karts – … READ MORE


Nigel Sylvester 1987 by Casio G-Shock

Nigel Sylvester is clearly one of the most interesting people riding BMX these days; while he isn’t necessarily posting top X-Games scores – in fact, he rarely competes at all. But far from letting the sport pass him by, Sylvester is doing some of the most creative … READ MORE


namamica x The North Face – “Roots of Life” Climbing Jacket

The North Face is typically associated with snowy peaks and high altitudes, but this nanamica-TNF Purple Label “Roots of Life” jacket takes inspiration from landscapes deep undersea.  The North Face and nanamica are, of course, closely tied together in design, but the two also team up once a … READ MORE

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V Magazine x adidas Originals – “The Visit” | By Ry Russo-Young

If mumblecore has star auteurs, Ry Russo-Young is a candidate. The 30-year-old West Village native (today is her birthday) has been instrumental in defining the genre, directing films that eschew any self-conscious attempt at cool credentials, but of course, achieve them in spades. Russo-Young has, in a … READ MORE


adidas Originals Forum Mid – Leopard | Available Now

Maybe it’s because Jeremy Scott has been waiting in the wings of the couture world for so long now – and on the verge of a mainstream breakout – that an adidas Originals shoe with leopard print fur underlays can look almost classic. Whether you’re ready for … READ MORE