Fast Co. Design have jokingly called these “the worst thing in the world.” Ora Ito, a French furniture designer, conceptualized this Nike -branded trainer as an “homage to Charles and Ray Eames ,” specifically taking from their original Eames Lounge 750 armchair . The molded plywood shows up at the heel, upper and base, integrated with a black Gore-Tex slipper.
After a number of renovations since 2002, Tom Dixon has revamped its London brick-and-mortar shop with their new merchandise for the fall. With hints of inspiration from a 1970s home, the re-done storefront is divided into several rooms — The Dining Room, The Club, The Lab, The Study and The Gift Emporium — filled with latest products including the sand-cast aluminum ”Gem” collection and the “Club” furniture and lighting collection
Today on The Daily Dispatch, we look at the portable date rape drug detector, a study showing that acetaminophen for back pain is ineffective, and another study that proves sugar will officially kill you. Meet Coolest – The Cooler With A Blender, Bluetooth Speaker, And USB Charger Built-In: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SGz7LETn3o AskMen: http://www.askmen.com/ Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AskMencom Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/AskMen Follow us on Foursquare: https://foursquare.com/askmen Leave your reactions in the comments and we’ll see you next time on The Daily Dispatch!
Stunting in the animal kingdom.
Today on The Daily Dispatch, the Hollywood rumor mill gives us hope that Matt Damon could be returning as Jason Bourne. Also, Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking team up with some stern warnings about the future of A.I., and Dov Charney gets the axe from American Apparel after one too many sex scandals.
Hurricanes with female names take, on average, twice the number of lives of with those with male names. Are we somehow emboldening Mother Nature to kick hurricanes into high gear by giving them more delicate-sounding names
Photographer Jonathan Leder and model Amy Hood bring us a new erotic magazine entitled A Study in Fetishisms: Manifesto .
Few people are even aware of what a horologist is, let alone the unfathomable patience and care required of such a craftsman. Michael Swift has humbly practiced that expansive profession, encompassing everything from watch repair to the study of timekeeping, for nearly four decades. This micro-documentary from Big Baby Productions sheds light on Swift’s lifework and allows him to reflect on the trade
Criminals look to become celebrated designers.
Moonshine is dangerous: for backwoods brewers, the lawmen chasing them (whom we imagine as bumbling Sheriff Roscoes) and for your sobriety. Palmetto Moonshine , South Carolina’s first legal moonshine distillery, claims to deliver a hooch that tastes less like jet fuel and more like fine liquor. We were skeptical.
The coffee-laden mist rising out of our morning mugs is music to our noses.
Sometimes it feels like there’s this prevailing attitude of cool indifference, not taking things too seriously, blase raised to the nth power. We’re glad to see signs of change. For one thing, Kevin Costner had a good conversation with Esquire about shoving people against fences and not being able to afford chocolate milk