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  • 9 Crazy United States Liquor Laws

    9 Crazy United States Liquor Laws

    As anybody who knows about Prohibition realizes, the United States has a deep and abiding love for experimenting with unusual laws involving alcohol consumption. But it gets a lot stranger than just banning it outright, as the unusual laws listed here will suggest. Weirdest of all is the fact that all of these laws are […]

  • Take a Look at Instagram’s San Francisco HQ (Photos)

    Take a Look at Instagram’s San Francisco HQ (Photos)

    There’s an unwritten rule that all successful internet companies have to have cool headquarters, otherwise their employees might as well be working for AT&T or IBM or somewhere like that. Phenomenally popular photo app Instagram isn’t exempt, as some new photos of their corporate headquarters from Geremia Interior Design. The Instagram HQ is characterized by […]

  • Diesel NSFW 2014 Calendar by Terry Richardson (Photos)

    Diesel NSFW 2014 Calendar by Terry Richardson (Photos)

    Keeping track of dates and appointments next year might be more exciting than usual thanks to Italian brand Diesel. They’ve enlisted star photographer Terry Richardson for their 2014 calendar, and he in turn put artists like Tereza Kacerova and Brooke Candy in front of his camera for the job. Most of the photos that make […]

  • Nike Releases Kobe Bryant Comeback Video

    Nike Releases Kobe Bryant Comeback Video

    Last night marked Kobe Bryant‘s long-awaited return to NBA courts after an injury to his Achilles tendon, and his corporate family at Nike Basketball produced a short TV spot celebrating the occasion. The commercial, entitled simply Kobe Comeback, is only a little over 30 seconds long and narrated by Ice Cube, and the theme of […]

  • ‘Star Wars’ Christmas Cards by PJ McQuade (Photos)

    ‘Star Wars’ Christmas Cards by PJ McQuade (Photos)

    This Christmas, why not depart from the usual stilted family portraits on Christmas cards with something a little more universal? After all, the odds of someone actually wanting to see a picture of your kids are pretty low, but Yoda? Everyone loves Yoda. If you agree, this new set of Star Wars Christmas Cards by […]

  • Bushmills Whiskey Barrel Headphones by Grado Labs

    Bushmills Whiskey Barrel Headphones by Grado Labs

    People who are passionate about whiskey and audio quality usually don’t have much of an occasion to see those passions overlap into one. But the people at Grado Labs have found a way, crafting pairs of headphones out of authentic Bushmills casks. The Grado x Bushmills Headphones are naturally a limited edition collaboration, with a […]

  • LeBron James Starring in ‘Ballers’ as Kevin Hart’s NBA Star Brother

    LeBron James Starring in ‘Ballers’ as Kevin Hart’s NBA Star Brother

    It’s long been reported that LeBron James was interested in starting a movie career, following in the proud footsteps of other athletes-turned-movie-stars like Michael Jordan, Howie Long, and OJ Simpson. But he’s been picky about what his first starring role would be, finally turning to a project entitled Ballers in which he will play an NBA […]

  • Nike Zoom Kobe I “Prelude” Edition (Video)

    Nike Zoom Kobe I “Prelude” Edition (Video)

    In honor of the upcoming release of the Nike Kobe 9, Nike is embarking on a pretty cool promotional campaign. They’re re-releasing each of the eight previous Kobe Bryant signature Nike sneakers in special “Prelude” editions. First up, naturally, is the Nike Zoom Kobe 1. The “Prelude” edition of the inaugural Kobe sneaker is wrapped […]

  • Artist Dead Dilly “Rebrands the NBA” (Photos)

    Artist Dead Dilly “Rebrands the NBA” (Photos)

      Some pessimistic basketball fans have speculated for a while that eventually the NBA will start allowing corporate sponsorships of teams, leading to the kind of out-of-control branding you see in NASCAR races. Artist Dead Dilly snatched on that idea with his “Rebrand the NBA” project. The “Rebrand the NBA” project by Dead Dilly reimagines […]

  • Burton Snowboards Unveils US Olympic Snowboard Team Uniforms

    Burton Snowboards Unveils US Olympic Snowboard Team Uniforms

    We still have a few more months to wait until the 2014 Winter Olympics, but Burton Snowboards has unveiled their uniforms for the United States Snowboard Team, and they’re not exactly what you would expect. Instead of the usual hyper-patriotic reds, whites, and blues, Burton instead took their inspiration from vintage patchwork styles. This aesthetic […]