They ain't cheap, but Cydwoq's hand-made-in-Los-Angeles shoes are heart-thumpingly handsome. Comfortable, too, if the couple pairs I've bought over the years are any indication. I've just worn out a pair after five years, and I've taken advantage of the occasion to order a new set. My wife loves the pair I bought for her for our wedding, too.
Chinese clothing company JNBY is in trouble for selling little kids shirts printed with a pattern of grim reaper doodles, the words "Welcome to hell" and "Let me touch you" and other creepy art. Apparently this isn't the first, er, controversial design that the company has offered. From BBC News: For example, a black coat… READ THE REST
Record collector (and author) Haruki Murakami also has a penchant for t-shirts. Writing in the New Yorker, he comments on how he "amassed more t-shirts than I can store" and reveals one of his favorites, seen above. From the New Yorker: This T-shirt has a straightforward message: "i put ketchup on my ketchup." Now, that's… READ THE REST
In this series of 1989 interviews with the Goths, Cureheads, and Pyschobillies of Grafton street, Dublin, many boldly dressed kids are stopped and asked about their fashion sense and taste in music. Some of the people interviewed had strong opinions about being called a goth, and rejected the label. One girl, dressed in all black… READ THE REST
Video conferencing has become a necessity, as working from home has grown by 173% since 2005. With all of these people working from home, virtual backgrounds during video calls have never been more important. A virtual background is the easiest way to avoid cleaning up your messy office, add some creativity to your boring work call, and… READ THE REST
Whether it's a music festival or your buddy's backyard, a little cannabis never fails to bring people together. But your purse and backpack simply aren't designed to carry delicate smoking accessories, like rolling papers or filters, and if these things get damaged, your good time is bound to be a bummer. No matter where you're… READ THE REST
Just because you know how to whip up a mean spaghetti bolognese doesn't mean you have what it takes to open a successful restaurant. The same can be said with business and software development — the two are based in somewhat different wheelhouses but go hand in hand in a wide range of industries. Whether… READ THE REST