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Fichimori Chilled Red Wine: A lively Italian red for summertime sipping

Cool Hunting - Mon, 2014-04-21 20:17

We're now a few years deep into rosé resurgence, and though some may think it's the perfect fit for every sunny afternoon and moonlight dinner, there are other options in the chilled wine market—including reds. When we recently tried ,...
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Word of Mouth: Santa Barbara: Wine tasting, farmers markets and local secrets in our guide to this city by the sea

Cool Hunting - Mon, 2014-04-21 19:37

In the Southern California city of Santa Barbara, exploring the picturesque mountains, surf beaches and harbor only tells part of the story. The town boasts a world-class museum, lush botanical gardens and a historic mission; plus its close proximity to fruitful farmlands and ideal climate for vineyards has made the...
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Stussy x Casio G-Shock DW-5600 "Checker"

Hyperbeast - Mon, 2014-04-21 18:54

There's always something nifty to look forward to from Stussy and Casio G-Shock's long-standing collaborative series. The latest piece from the collection considers the classic DW-5600, executing the digital watch with a black and white checker pattern at the dial borders. The motif is contrasted by an illuminated blue dial, which reveals a subtle Stussy 'double S' logo. At the back, the square-cased watch is relieved with a co-branded Stussy and G-Shock engravings, while the rubber strap features a nod to both brands' favorite cities. Handsome, simple, and ready to pair with everyday arrangements, pick up the "Checker" DW-5600 online and from Stussy chapter stores beginning April 25.

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Nike 2014 Summer Flyknit Air Max

Hyperbeast - Mon, 2014-04-21 18:29

Combining plush cushioning with a lightweight form-fitting upper, Nike's Flyknit Air Max returns for Summer 2014 in two brand new colorways. While the first pairs a predominately black upper with a gradient of green, orange, and blue, the second version opts for a bold crimson-colored upper in conjunction with contrasting blue details throughout. Retailing for $225 USD, both seasonal releases are now available via Nike.com.

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The Silent Shout: Miniature sound installations concealed in mailed packages invade and travel through the public space

Cool Hunting - Mon, 2014-04-21 18:16

With thought-provoking art projects like "Geometric Porn" (an exercise in which simple shapes can imply something much more powerful—and, in this case, erotic) and "Enlighten the Unpredictable" (a hypothetical...
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Nike Sportswear 2014 Spring/Summer Tech Pack Teaser

Hyperbeast - Mon, 2014-04-21 17:58

Following the successful release of its fall/winter offering,  Nike Sportswear teases its forthcoming Tech Pack collection with the above video. Featuring the likes of Paul Rodriguez, Skylar Diggins, Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova and more, we get a brief look at an eclectic blend of technical apparel engineered to the exact specifications of champion athletes. Stay tuned as we will likely deliver a closer look at the above range in the coming weeks.

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Berndnaut Smilde "Antipode" Exhibition @ Ronchini Gallery

Hyperbeast - Mon, 2014-04-21 17:07

Toying with haunting visual motifs through clever photography and installation is rising Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde, who has recently unveiled a new exhibition at Ronchini Gallery in London. Smilde's latest work is chiefly concerned with the spirit that occupies a place – either pristinely new or ravaged by age – represented by cloud-like emissions in empty spaces. The artist achieves this by meticulously adjusting the temperature and humidity in the spaces, then using fog machines to emit a small gas. Photographs, taken in the moments before the cloud dissipates, are the only real evidence that the cloud existed – which plays perfectly into the history of Smilde's abandoned studios, factories, and offices. Enjoy this look at "Antipode" above, then head over to Ronchini Gallery before June 14 if in the London area.

Ronchini Gallery
22 Dering St
London W1S 1AN
United Kingdom

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Madden Equipment: Classically styled packs from a recently revived Colorado heritage brand

Cool Hunting - Mon, 2014-04-21 17:00

40 years ago in a small shop in Boulder, Colorado, Outward Bound instructor Dan Madden set out to make a better pack that would suit his and his students' needs in the backcountry. After 10 years off,...
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BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept

Hyperbeast - Mon, 2014-04-21 16:55

Fusing a luxury aesthetic that is exceptionally modern with technological innovations that cater to the needs of all occupants, BMW unveils its Vision Future Luxury concept vehicle. As Head of BMW Design Karim Habib puts it, “These innovations deliver a new, multifaceted luxury experience that spans intelligent lightweight engineering, innovative interior design and a radically new user interface design.” Key ingredients to this next-gen sedan include the use of lightweight carbon-based materials throughout, rear seat detachable tablets and a wrap-around cluster of three voice-activated displays each devoted to a specific aspect of driving. These displays augment the driver’s view of the road by projecting information like speed limits, road signs and a traffic light assistant directly onto its windshield. Furthermore, the BMW Vision Future Luxury provides front passengers with their own interactive display where one can exchange information with the driver or even buy event tickets via the ConnectedDrive Luxury Concierge service.

On its exterior, this concept model features a long wheelbase, a stretched silhouette, chrome trims, advanced aerodynamics, BMW’s signature twin grill and a brand new headlight technology – dubbed Laserlight – that proves to be ten times more intense than that of an LED system, whilst reducing energy consumption. The BMW Vision Future Luxury is intended to showcase the future of design for the German carmaker as well as inspire and motivate us to request these awesome innovations. It’s safe to say they have our attention.

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Nike SB Visits Japan in "Destination Okinawa"

Hyperbeast - Mon, 2014-04-21 16:30

In the wake of both "cherry" and Chronicles 2's video releases, here Nike SB whisks its winningest amateurs away to the Far East for a new segment with Transworld Skateboarding. Fucking Awesome's Kevin Bradley and Alien Workshop's Donovan Piscopo lead a pack of hungry international youngsters through Okinawa's various spots – which seem characterized by abandoned banks and natural quarterpipes. Appearances from the UK's stylish Kyron Davis and Swiss wünderkind Killian Zehnder underline just how deep Nike SB's roster has become around the world. Enjoy this edit above, and be sure to pick up the May 2014 issue of Transworld to view photos from the trip.

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Handmade "Japanese Candles" By SASQUATCHFABRIX

Hyperbeast - Mon, 2014-04-21 16:25

Contemporary lifestyle label SASQUATCHFABRIX has produced a collection of unique candles that feature natural scents built into the candle themselves. The "Japanese Candles" not only cull its name from the brand's origin, but the material and craftswomen from Fukuoka who make them. With lotus, apricot and conifer leaves built into the candle wax for added fragrance and a natural sembelence, each candle spans at 11.5 x 13.5 and can be purchased from SASQUATCHFABRIX's online store for ¥6,480 JPY (approximately $63 USD).

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The Tannery x New Balance 574 "Boston"

Hyperbeast - Mon, 2014-04-21 16:25

Celebrating this year's Boston Marathon, lifestyle imprint The Tannery teams up with New Balance to outfit the iconic 574 model. Without departing far from the classic look, the 574 "Boston" is crafted via a brown supple leather on its upper with grey accents at the vamp and collar alongside black suede panels at the heel and branding. Further detailing includes the word "Boston" printed on the off-white midsole, which sits atop a black outsole. An apt pairing of two Boston-based labels, look for the The Tannery x New Balance 574 "Boston" at The Tannery for $170 USD.

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Bodega 2014 Spring Lookbook

Hyperbeast - Mon, 2014-04-21 16:03

In spirit of this year's Boston Marathon which looks past the tragedies of last year, Boston-based streetwear mainstay Bodega lets us in on its 2014 spring offerings via this lookbook. Shot in a number of locations in the city -- from the comfort of the living room to Roxbury and Copley Square -- and styled with a blend of athletic and street-centric motifs, the lookbook's strung together by pieces from Engineered Garments, Cav Empt, BEDWIN & THE HEARTBREAKERS, Needles, BWGH and Folk. Button-up shirts are paired with printed shorts and the latest sneaker range -- Lunar Fly 306, New Balance M1500BRT, Nike + R.T Air Force 1 and the like -- while windbreakers are layered over collared shirts. Enjoy the lookbook here and head to Bodega for the full spring range.

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Gambles: You Won't Remind It: A music video capturing life through the eyes of a homeless man

Cool Hunting - Mon, 2014-04-21 15:50

Since their inception—and later rampant explosion as both an artistic endeavor and a promotional tool—music videos have become an important medium for channeling new messages and additional layers to the tracks they accompany. With "You Won't Remind It," NYC three-piece ,...
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Bravur Watches: The young Swedish watch brand replaces the macho and flashy with intricate style

Cool Hunting - Mon, 2014-04-21 15:04

Bravur is a watch company formed by two friends—Magnus Svensson and Johan Sahlin—in 2011. The brand exists today purely because the duo couldn't find what they were looking for in the market as it existed; so...
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Pyro Board: An Audio Visualizer Made of Flames

Hyperbeast - Mon, 2014-04-21 11:50

A group of young physicists and chemists in Denmark have developed an audio visualizer made of flames and dubbed it "Pyro Board." Based on the Rubens' tube -- an antique piece of apparatus used to demonstrate the relationship between sounds waves and sound pressure -- the Pyro Board ups the ante by utilizing 2,500 flames to depict sound in a synchronized manner. Similar to a conventional digital audio visualizer, real-time visuals are rendered based on music but in a more explosive and mesmerizing way. Watch the video above, presented by Derek Muller from science blog Veritasium, and share your thoughts in the comments below.

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Sneezer Parade 2014-15 Fall/Winter "Old Man Basketball Team" Lookbook

Hyperbeast - Mon, 2014-04-21 11:26

Korean fashion label Sneezer Parade has released a lookbook for its 2014-15 Fall/Winter collection that combines science-fiction steampunk culture with basketball-inspired looks. The foundation of the collection is based on classic sportswear silhouettes blended with familiar wardrobe essentials for a well-rounded ensemble. The cool color palette of blue, grey and white makes each item versatile and easy to coordinate.  A standout piece in this collection is the long padded windbreaker, available in both white and navy. Browse through the featured images and share your thoughts with us in the comments below.

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Bang Bang Solar Powered Tent

Geek Alerts - Mon, 2014-04-21 11:20

Geeks and camping usually don’t fit well together. You tend to get Nature all over you and your hi-tech toys stop being fun when the batteries die. The Bang Bang Solar Powered Tent will make sure your geek goodies keep providing the entertainment, although you’ll still have to go down to the lake to wash […]

Ewok Big Face T-Shirt

Geek Alerts - Mon, 2014-04-21 11:08

If you love Ewoks, you’ll want to get this Ewok Big Face T-Shirt and honor these furry little creatures. This cool shirt puts Wicket’s face on your chest. You either love these little guys or you hate them. If you are in the former camp, you will want this shirt. Before you know it, you’ll […]

Iron Man 3 Movie Large Tin Tote Lunch Box

Geek Alerts - Mon, 2014-04-21 10:52

Lunch is going to be amazing when you pack it in this Iron Man 3 Movie Large Tin Tote Lunch Box. This Iron Man 3 lunch box is so awesome that Tony Stark himself would use it. It features an image of Iron Man, blasting away at a bad guy as well as multiple images […]
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