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Reebok Instapump Fury OG "Jackie Chan"

Hyperbeast - Sat, 2014-04-12 14:30

Returning this summer alongside the likes of the retro "Y2K," "Tricolor," and "Hong Kong Handover" versions of the silhouette is the "Jackie Chan" edition of Reebok's Instapump Fury. Released for Chan back in the '90s and one of many Instapump colorways oft associated with the Hong Kong martial arts star, the 2014 retro is marked by a White/Neon Yellow/Athletic Navy/Flat Grey colorway that pairs a predominately white mesh upper with bold overlays. Like the "Y2K" release, these are available to pre-order now from atmos and are due out May 23.

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Reebok Instapump Fury OG "Y2K"

Hyperbeast - Sat, 2014-04-12 14:29

Originally released back in 2000 to celebrate the start of a new millennium, the "Y2K" edition of the Instapump Fury is on tap for a return from Reebok this summer. Part of the brand's ongoing 20th anniversary celebration for the unique runner, the "Y2K" edition boasts an OG build of breathable "French Blue" mesh with contrasting white, "Flat Grey," and "Sun Rock" accents throughout. Due out May 23, the Reebok Instapump Fury OG "Y2K" can be pre-ordered online now from Tokyo's atmos.

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Kicks On Court: Nick Young Wears “Wheat” Jordan 13 & P.J. Tucker Debuts Purple Kobe 9 EM

Nice Kicks - Sat, 2014-04-12 13:56

Two of the top Kicks On Court Champion nominees, Nick Young and P.J. Tucker, continue to debut new footwear and bring out rarely-seen retros even as the NBA season winds down. Last night, both players wore headline-worthy sneakers in their respective losses to the San Antonio Spurs and the Golden State Warriors. P.J. Tucker, an avid wearer of Kobe Bryant’s latest signature shoes, debuted a Court Purple-based Nike Kobe 9 EM, which also feature yellow eyelets and white accents in the form of the Nike/Kobe branding and outsole. Tucker stated that this isn’t the last of his Kobe debuts, as he has plans on debuting the Nike Kobe 9 Elite Low HTM before the regular season ends or in the playoffs should the Suns make the cut.

As for Nick Young, just one week after sporting the “Wheat” Nike Air Zoom Generation, Swaggy P opted to bring out the “Wheat” Air Jordan 13, his second wear of the Air Jordan 13 this season (he wore the Air Jordan 13 Low White/Black-Varsity Maize at the end of January).

View these kicks on court, plus Thaddeus Young’s Penny IVs and Mike Miller’s all-yellow LeBron Ambassadors, below.

Steve Blake and Nick Young in a Nike Kobe 8 iD and the Air Jordan 13 “Wheat,” respectively

Nick Young wearing the Air Jordan 13 “Wheat”

Nick Young probing the defense in the Air Jordan 13 “Wheat”

P.J. Tucker shooting in a purple Nike Kobe 9 EM

P.J. Tucker handling the ball in a purple Nike Kobe 9 EM

P.J. Tucker wearing a purple Nike Kobe 9 EM

P.J. Tucker’s Nike Kobe 9 EM options for last night’s game against the San Antonio Spurs

P.J. Tucker’s purple Nike Kobe 9 EM

P.J. Tucker’s Nike Kobe 9 Elite Wolf Grey/Court Purple

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Link About It: This Week's Picks : Instagram in space, Tokyo's POOL, unplayed Aphex Twin and more in our look at the web this week

Cool Hunting - Sat, 2014-04-12 13:18

1. The Injustice of Food Chains In a new, appropriately titled documentary short, "Food Chains," the hands and hearts of the individuals producing our every day foods are unearthed. With so much interest in food globally—from...
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Best of #todayskicks

Nice Kicks - Sat, 2014-04-12 13:00

Best of #todayskicks is back, and this week’s edition is packed with retro heat. Click through the pages below to see if one of your kick pics made the cut this week, and let us know which pair is your favorite from this week’s pack in the comments.

Air Jordan 13 “Squadron Blue” from richie_xavi

Air Jordan 9 Low White/Pearl Blue from jaybreezy21

Air Jordan 12 “Taxi” from twocuptevo

Ronnie Fieg x ASICS Gel Lyte V “Mint Leaf” from kevinfernley

Nike Air Max 1 Premium “112″ from theinfader

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What’s New at Nice Kicks

Nice Kicks - Sat, 2014-04-12 12:00

We’re back with another installment of What’s New at Nice Kicks. The Air Jordan 2 “Infrared 23″ is sure to excite, launching at the Nice Kicks Shop this Saturday. Also in the AJ2 spirit is the new Air Jordan 1 Retro ’86. Skate shoes come up big this week, with the Nike SB Eric Koston 2 Max, Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski and Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max releasing. The blacktop favorite Nike Air Raid is back, launching in a “University Red” colorway. Runners get some love too, with the ASICS Gel Lyte V and ASICS Gel Lyte III dropping. See all these sneakers and more in the video above, and head to shopnicekicks.com to pick up your pairs now.

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Game of Thrones Tin Lunch Box

Geek Alerts - Sat, 2014-04-12 10:50

Take a break from battling for the Iron Throne for just a minute and have some lunch. Lunch packed in this Game of Thrones Tin Lunch Box. This Game of Thrones Tin Lunch Box is a litho-printed, embossed tin lunch box with images from the HBO Game of Thrones series. A Lannister always eats his […]

Star Trek Enterprise 16 oz. Acrylic Travel Mug

Geek Alerts - Sat, 2014-04-12 10:35

This Star Trek Enterprise 16 oz. Acrylic Travel Mug lets you take the Enterprise with you wherever you go and take a drink. It features the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 from Star Trek the original series and holds 16 oz. of your favorite beverage. The body of this travel mug is acrylic while the top and […]

Cat Nail Wraps

Geek Alerts - Sat, 2014-04-12 10:22

Everyone loves cats. They run the internet after all. Now you can put some felines on your fingers thanks to these Cat Nail Wraps. You get a set of 14 kitty cat nail wraps. A pair each of 10, 11.5, 13, 13.5, 14.5, 16, and 17.5mm wide. The top coat lasts up to 3 weeks […]

Doctor Who Gallifrey T-Shirt

Geek Alerts - Sat, 2014-04-12 10:11

Looking for a vacation that lets you get away from it all? The Doctor Who Gallifrey T-Shirt offers the perfect location, and the home of the Time Lords is much more appealing these days since the Doctor discovered the planet still actually exists. Of course, not everyone on the planet shares the Doctor’s sunny disposition […]

Han Solo in Carbonite Life-Size Figure

Geek Alerts - Sat, 2014-04-12 10:00

Call yourself Jabba and decorate like a Hutt with the Han Solo in Carbonite Life-Size Figure, without the fuss of dealing with bounty hunters or Sith lords. How life-sized is this thing? Try 7.5 feet and 300 pounds. Life-sized enough for you? This movie-accurate replica might be made of fiberglass and other materials instead of […]

A 1975 Datsun 280Z Under the Watchful Eye of Formula Drift Champion Chris Forsberg

Hyperbeast - Sat, 2014-04-12 08:30

Former Formula Drift Champion Chris Forsberg assumes the position behind a tuned 1975 Datsun 280Z in this short "Dream Like a Champion" for audio brand Clarion. Starting off in slow and idyllic fashion with Forsberg living the life of a typical suit, things take a turn for the more exciting as he daydreams his way into a 280Z featuring a transplanted RB25DET engine.

 

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Luke Monaghan Profiles 1980s LA Kingpin Baby Gangster

Hyperbeast - Sat, 2014-04-12 08:19

Director Luke Monaghan's latest effort features 1980s drug kingpin "Baby Gangster," as it delves into the life and times of Fredrick James Staves. Baby Gansgter speaks about the feelings and allure brought on by both his love of cars and drugs -- speaking about the outcome and influence his dealings would have on the neighborhood. Monaghan enlists the help of a friend and collaborator A$AP Rocky to score the film for an added depth to the very real and intimate short film.

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Giuseppe Zanotti Snakeskin High-Top Kith Exclusive

Hyperbeast - Sat, 2014-04-12 07:12

Offering a Kith exclusive for its latest sneaker reveal, Giuseppe Zanotti has unveiled the Snakeskin High-Top in Natural/Black. Maintaining an all-over snakeskin upper, the shoe is paired with black leather details at the heel, eyestay and tongue, and brought to a finish with a silver zipper and black laces. Sat atop a while rubber sole unit, the Giuseppe Zanotti Snakeskin High-Top Kith Exclusive is available now at Kith.

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Obscura Magazine 2014 Spring Issue 15

Hyperbeast - Sat, 2014-04-12 04:36

The latest issue of Obscura Magazine marks a shift in direction for the Hong Kong-based publication with the new pursuit of "cultivating the art of daily life." Thematically, Issue 15 for Spring 2014 is formed around the sensory ideation of “smell. see. touch. hear. taste.” In keeping with the concept, the pages of this latest issue include, “The Art of Remembering” – a discussion with Maison Martin Margiela aimed at understanding the relation between memory and scent -- a photo essay by Isabelle Bertolini on the topic of noticing beauty in everyday life and “It Is the World that Made You Small,” a search for inspiration in mundane objects with multidisciplinary artist, Brock Davis. Through re-positioning its editorial content, Obscura seems to have opened up interesting and new avenues of dialogue for readers. The newest issue becomes available online and at global stockists beginning today.

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Legends Fill the Roster of the New Nike F.C.

Hyperbeast - Sat, 2014-04-12 03:40

As the 2014 World Cup creeps closer, Nike is building steam for its Nike F.C. campaign by teasing its roster and sharing a look at its story. Citing that there are 10 legendary founders behind the Nike F.C.'s creation, the latest look at the campaign singles out Ronaldo, Figo, and Cannavaro for their no-boundaries outlook and influence upon the sport, while also paying tribute to the Nike Tiempo.

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Reebok Kamikaze II "Easter"

Hyperbeast - Sat, 2014-04-12 03:32

As next weekend marks this year's Easter celebration, Reebok is releasing an "Easter" version of its Kamikaze II. Composed using a pastel color palette that is reflective of the season's celebrations, the shoe features a teal upper complete with suede accents, and is contrasted with yellow lining and a white outsole. Finished with teal laces and a speckled midsole, the Reebok Kamikaze II "Easter" will release April 18, and can be purchased via Sneaker Politics among other retailers.

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Porter x Converse 2014 Spring/Summer Jack Purcell "Stripe" Pack

Hyperbeast - Sat, 2014-04-12 01:09

Helping to bring in the warmer part of the year, acclaimed luggage and accessories maker, Porter, teams with Converse to release the Jack Purcell “Stripe” pack. With blue serving as the dominant hue, each of the three sneakers sport horizontal stripes with complementing laces and white rubber soles. Releasing this May at ¥12,500 JPY (approximately $123 USD) a pair, the Jack Purcell “Stripe” pack, in collaboration with Porter, will be found at select retailers including atmos.

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Reebok 2014 Spring/Summer AO Pump Tongue

Hyperbeast - Sat, 2014-04-12 01:04

Reebok has re-introduced its nostalgic AO Pump tongue to celebrate the '90s chapter of the brand, during the prevalence of Reebok's “Pump Up…Air Out” slogan. Arriving as a second installation in the Pump Air Out pack, the Pump Graphliter silhouette is reworked in a modern vein and executed in several bold colorways. The upper is constructed from a mixture of premium synthetic suede and mesh overlays, brought together with Fuse Frame tape along the seams for added support. The classic Pump technology in the tongue remains intact, allowing the wearer to customize fit, with the addition of DMX Ride foam cushioned step making this particular shoe lighter than previous Pump models.

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Blackbird Vol. 3 "War Machine"

Hyperbeast - Sat, 2014-04-12 01:02

In the third edition of Obscura-owned automotive publication Blackbird, the focus is on the origins of the iconic Volkswagen Beetle -- a vehicle that has achieved cult status over the decades. Also included in this issue are a selection of Formula One racing photographs by Jamey price, an overview of the Porsche 911 Turbo S and an article on the i3 -- BMW's cutting edge step towards being environmentally friendly. The latest "War Machine" issue features a rare 4WD all-terrain Beetle variant named the “Kommandeurwagen” for the cover, and hit global stockists today, with availability also being offered online.

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