It’s about time the prophecy of Back to the Future came true. Well, it’s 2015, and the hoverboard seems far away, but thankfully, we do have those sweet auto-lace shoes from Nike. As much as Nike’s idea does look like that in the movie, it’s more desirable to do that auto-lacing thing better. That’s exactly what the Powerlace sneakers intend to do. It looks like a regular shoe, and has a solid auto-lace mechanism that does not depend on motors, batteries, and springs.
Japanese designer Akihiro Mizuuchi has created this very, very desirable combination of LEGO and white, dark, and milk chocolate. Just imagine the possibilities!
Humans are cool. Animals are cool. Humans with animal heads, not cool at all, especially with the serenity that comes across in these images. There’s really no way to put aside the creepy feel that comes out of these images by multidisciplinary Venetian artist Francesco Sambo. For his project Bestiary, the artist delves into digitally manipulated images where human heads are swapped with, or mashed up with animal heads. Hell, even the koala… especially the koala, looks so very sinister.
It’s the winter, and everyone is expected to wear the good old knitted holiday sweater. They may be weird, but there is no reason for them to not be awesome. That Cthulhu sweater looks great, and I know a Sasquatch who would be totally flattered by that pullover. Available at MiddleOfBeyond.
Here’s documenting one kitty talent you never really considered, the hover kitty. Take a good look and be impressed by cats and their secret ability to hover.
There could hardly be a Mr. Right, if it wasn’t for the magnanimity of Mrs. Always Right. Get these throw pillow cushion covers, and Mr. Right can have a good chuckle with Mrs. Always Right. Available on Amazon.
It’s always good to know what’s cool, and what’s not. The easiest way to get around to that, is by seeing a graph. Well now, graphs about the coolness of several things are not so very easily available, but the persevering find a way. Or, you could just rely on these humorous graphs by RC Jones. The website Coolness Graphed has a series of bar charts dedicated to defining what’s cool, and what’s not. A selection of these bar charts has also become a book, now available on Amazon.
Skulls, as we have found, make excellent seating spaces. All you need to do is find one that will comfortable hold your arse, and you could be on your way to doing so many great things, the least of which would be sitting on a giant fake skull.
Let me make this easier for you. You want these rings. Well, it’s C3PO and R2D2 for engagement rings, but they make quite a combo. If this doesn’t suit your taste, there’s always the classic I Love You, I Know rings to want.
Illustrator Stephen Langmead has created a set of female superhero pinups, based on the classic pinup style, and the appearance of these superheroines in comic books. Staying true to the vintage pinup appeal, the artist has used the appearance and costume of the characters from their first appearance, and added makeup and a bit of style that suits vintage pinups.