While eating something churned out by 3D printers might not sound appetizing, one guy thinks it will be the perfect solution for space travellers.
Anjan Contractor of Systems & Materials Research Corporation, just got a six month, $125,000 grant from NASA to create a prototype of his universal food synthesizer. He explains to Mashable that they're working on a system that can print food for astronauts on very long space missions:
Here's a short video that will fill you in on what you probably don't know. It shows you 13 facts you might not know are true. Like how lobsters are immortal (say whut?!) or that Russia is bigger than Pluto. As always, discovering unknown facts and myths debunked never gets tiring.
MR PORTER teams up with young Parisian label Ami and designer Alexandre Mattiussi to work on this collaborative wingtip model. This perforated brogue features a lively blue suede upper, further accented with leather lining and a matching footbed, subtle branding, and a pull tab at the heel. Get it online for $475 USD.
Nike presents two exclusive new colorways for the Solarsoft Waffle Cruiser in Black/Volt and Navy/Sax. In collaboration with its associated athletic label F.C.R.B., the branding can be seen at heel tabs on both models. Debuts May 25 at all F.C.R.B. retailers, retails for ¥5,985 JPY (approximately $58 USD).
Check out these latest iterations of the Air Force Max 2013 from Nike meant to commemorate the 20th anniversary since Michael Jordan and Bulls faced off against Charles Barkley and the Suns in the NBA finals. Both these “Toro Bravo” models feature a smooth synthetic upper, Velcro straps over the laces finished with an over-sized tongue. Available in two colorways, pre-order it now over at Wish.
Natural disasters take place every year, but thanks to tech, reaching out those effected by these disasters is no longer an obstacle. Since phone lines can get congested, updating social
networks is now an the ideal way to get information out.
Upcoming brand 40s and Shorties seems to have taken a bit of inspiration from American Apparel. Here's a look at their lookbook for Spring/Summer 2013, which is chock full underdressed models in suggestive poses and socks. Check out the web shop for more on the brand’s offerings.
Spanish legacy brand Loewe teams up with COMME des GARÇONS JUNYA WATANABE to work on yet another stunning collaborative range for Fall/Winter 2013. Premiered in Tokyo at the Spanish Embassy, the offerings include patchwork pairings and slim silhouettes on jackets, shirts, selvedge denim and accessories. Set to release in September 2013, you can view the rest of the collection below:
Nike teams up with designer Peter Fogg to introduce the Hyperdunk 2013. This year’s edition features the rugged aesthetic sporting a minimalist design. Features include Hyperfuse construction, Dynamic Flywire support, and Lunarlon cushioning. The Nike Hyperdunk 2013 is expected to make its global debut on July 20th.
Here's the latest collection of low-top slip-on sneakers from Generic Surplus. Perfect for the summer season, these slip-ons feature simple canvas construction paired with a rubber sole and roping around the midsole. Artist Steven Harrington's signature designs can also be seen on blue, green, and red versions. Get them online for ¥8,190 JPY (approximately $80 USD)
Nike continues its partnership with the NFL with this brand new take on the Nike Air Trainer Max ’91. Inspired by none other than multitalented great Bo Jackson, the kicks feature a predominately Wolf Grey color scheme with contrasting black and white accents throughout. The iconic Oakland Raiders logo can be seen on the heel of the left shoe while Jackson’s jersey #34 comes embroidered on that of the right. Finishing off the look is a crackled cement-like pattern wrapped around the midsole. Retails for $110 USD, the kicks will release May 25 at all Nike Sportswear retailers, including Concepts.
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Reebok‘s Classic Leather model, Hypebeast decided to chat with Hikmet, one of the essential driving forces behind Berlin’s Solebox. During the interview, Hikmet reveals his own thoughts on ‘exclusivity’, how the store began, and his undying passion for sneakers.
Back in the day, the only building blocks that were available were Lego. But today's educational toys will teach your kids how electronics work:
Founded by Tarun Pondicherry and Josh Chan, these LightUp magnetic building blocks that can teach anyone about how electronics work. The blocks come with different electronic components including a battery, light sensor, LED, variable resistor, button, buzzer, wire blocks and more. And since they're magnetic, you just snap them together to build all sorts of cool projects. There's also an augmented reality app to add a bit more interactivity to the learning experience.
It's been more than a decade since Smith abandoned his music career for acting, but a recent appearance on the Late Show with David
Letterman shows that he still has a few rhymes left in him. When the band played his 1992 hit
"Summertime," Smith didn't hesitate to join in, launching into full
rap mode and grabbing the mic to finish the verse: