Four New York transplants opened a full-service accessories shop in Hollywood - a shoe designer, a stylist, a designer and a filmmaker. With over 70 accessories designers in this shop, they hope to bring vintage, limited-edition, and up-and-coming designer add-ons together in one place.…
This is taking "green" to a whole new level. These park houses by Ushida-Findlay Architects have been granted planning permission and will be built in Preston, UK. These unusual eco-homes will share a wavelike green roof which covers five individual four-story homes as well as a common leisure space that will surround the complex. Strips of indigenous plants, set… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 11, 2008 at 9:00am —
On October 16th, the chef behind Stonehill Tavern and another 12 restaurants in the US and Mexico brings us XIV. Michael Mina has teamed up with SBE's Sam Nazarian to bring us the next hot spot in LA. Designed by non other than Philippe Starck, this restaurant is going to serve tiny plates, the menu shows a selection of goodies priced at $8 each per person.… Continue
There's something so amazing about high speed photography. It's that split second captured when the past, present and future collide. It's that moment when someone screams, "Oh No!" but it's too late.…
Scooch on over Audrey K, let's make some room for Stella. Stella Im Hultberg is a painter who's currently living and working in Brooklyn, NYC. She was born in South Korea, raised in Seoul, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and later in California, where she studied Industrial Design and worked as a product designer before serendipitously finding a career in painting and drawing. What's so amazing about her work is that she beautifully blends old and new styles…
The sixteenth round of the 2008 Grand Prix motorcycle racing (MotoGP) season was recently held on a track on the southern coast of Australia. The 2008 Australian motorcycle Grand Prix took place on Phillip Island, on the weekend of October 3rd, with several practice sessions earlier. Grand prix motorcycle has three classes, 125cc, 250cc and MotoGP - each with their own standings. Winners at the Phillip Island Circuit this year were France's Mike Di Meglio - 125cc, Italy's Marco Simoncelli -…
The Pomegranate Phone is a mobile phone, mp3 player, GPS system, internet, global voice translator, camera, video player, movie projector, coffee brewer, razor and harmonica in one. A bit attention-whore if you ask me, but then again, if I was from Nova Scotia I'd be starving for attention too.
Bank Robber Hires Decoys on Craigslist, Fools Cops
By Caroline McCarthy, CNET News
In an elaborate robbery scheme that's one part The Thomas Crowne Affair and one part Pineapple Express, a crook robbed an armored truck outside a Bank of America branch in Monroe, Wash., by hiring decoys through Craigslist to deter authorities.
It gets better: He then escaped in a creek headed for the Skykomish River in an inner… Continue
This one's for you Panda. Marissa Miller+Harley=effective advertising. I don't know what's hotter, the girl or the bike. "To represent such an iconic American brand is incredible. I have grown up watching my dad and uncle ride Harleys. It’s amazing to circle back at this point in my career, and work with a brand I have so much respect for."… Continue
All of us have dreamed about it - now it's finally here. Take off from a boat ramp, a slipway or the beach, and glide effortlessly as a speed boat across rivers or out to sea. All you have to do, apparently, is press a button and accelerate. The wheels rise automatically, and thrust pushes the Aquada over the water. The whole process takes less than 12 seconds,… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 10, 2008 at 9:00am —
Looking for a place to spend your Halloween? Why not go to the Hollywood Cemetery to check out some amazing altars and celebrate the day of the dead?
Hollywood Forever, the resting place of Hollywood's immortals requests your presence for the Nations largest and most authentic Day of the Dead celebration. Witness this colorful ancient indigenous based Mexican ceremony as we welcome our guests to celebrate life and ancient… Continue
We all stay glued to our tvs or computers as we watch America's largest financial institutions crumble. We can't help but see the panic strickin look of these people staring back at us...the shocked faces of traders watching trillions of dollars being lost in an instant.
Added by alice on October 10, 2008 at 8:00am —
What does Steve Jobs have up his sleeve? An invite-only Town Hall event is being called for 10/14 at 10am. Let's hope Apple's stock soars after this announcement. The teaser pic shows us one thing...it'll be about notebooks...probably ones less than $1,000.
There aren't a lot of DJs I get excited about. Ferry Corsten, Paul van Dyke, Guetta, these are my reliable favorites. Arlene introduced me to breakbeat awhile back now and I really can't get enough of it. DJ Baby Anne's live set is amazing but my favorite DJ group of all time....Stanton Warriors.
They're starting their U.S./Canada tour today with one… Continue
Added by alice on October 9, 2008 at 4:30pm —