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As an eyeglass wearer, and one who enjoys new styles, I have an affinity for these wood frame glasses from Eyewear company Sagawafuji. I really like the somewhat rustic/organic look they have. They are stylish and different, which are what are important and can set you apart. Otherwise it’s like getting another pair of air force 1s, we all know they look good, but the fact that everyone has a pair makes them look like it’s a part of a uniform. Being unique is an important part of my style, not only do you want to look good but it has to be uniquely you. Enjoy, and if you’re up in Malaysia, please grab me a pair, I’ll get you back.

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I bought a book. Now, normally that would be cause for alarm. I don’t read books. So it’s a good thing this is a picture book.

For those of you who don’t know, Banksy is a English graffiti artist with his own artistic style with a dash of social commentary. Check out some of his work.






Have you played Katamari? Well, you need to, right now. Srsly. Katamari Damacy is one of the most original/fun/cool/awesome/wtfbbq games i’ve ever played. You start as a little ball, rolling up thumb tacks, change, paperclips, move up to plates, pans, water bottles, then up to cats, dogs, bushes, then up to people, elephants, cars, then up to buildings, boats, trees, then up to neighborhoods, islands, streets, and in the end it becomes continents, rainbows, hurricanes, clouds, worshipped idols and eventually the entire universe becomes a playground to roll up into your ball.

The story goes as such:
You are the son of the King of the Cosmos, and he accidentally destroyed all the stars and planets in the universe except earth. He then charges you to take your katamari, a rolling ball to which everything sticks, and roll enough things into the ball to replace the items in the universe. Sounds a little crazy and it is. Honestly, when you read it, it sounds boring and dumb, but just look at the opening to the game.

How awesome was that. Yes, that was a statement posed as a question. Below is the newest Katamari game coming out called Katamari Damacy Tribute, which is basically a remake of the first game with updated graphics.

I want to get this, the only thing really holding me back is the soundtrack. The original had an amazing soundtrack that i actually listed to on a regular basis. Like in my car, with people staring. The sequels never really could match the music of the first and that was part of what made the game so great for me. The graphics are all going through a stylized change in this newest game also, which isn’t a bad things, it’s the first time they have branched out from the look of the original. Honestly I’ll probably get it anyways since it’s such a fun game. For all of you who haven’t ever played the original for the PS2, go out and pick it up, goes for like $20 usually and it’s really worth it.


Now, I’m not claiming to be bringing something new here, I know these have been around for a while now. What I wanted to highlight is how good these songs actually are. Aside from the ridiculous lyrics (posiedon, look at meeeeeeee!!!!) the songs are actually very well arranged and produced songs with appropriately themed videos. Honestly I think these songs are better than most that I’ve been hearing on the radio (yes I still listed to FM radio). That and I just wanted a reason to post them here, they are hella funny. Hella Funny. Props to Andy Samberg.

I have never been so excited for eco friendly cars. In the last year, we have seen the tesla roadster really bring to the spotlight that eco friendly cars don’t need to look like crap (see prius / insight). Now, I’m not huge on the roadster, but it isn’t a terrible looking car and with lotus beating performance, I can really appreciate what it’s capable of, not to mention the fact that it has a small carbon footprint.

Below are the supposed leaked images of the Tesla Model S Sedan which from this angle looks downright gorgeous.


Here is the Model S Sedan’s direct competition, the Fiskar Karma.

Pics via wired

Either one of these cars would be a huge step in making electric cars more paletable for the public. Both are good good looking cars which could be seen in the same ranks of a Mercedes E class or a BMW 5 series, and both seem to have decent performance to back them up. Even the price range isn’t too outlandish for either car with their cutting edge technology (est. $60k for the Tesla, est. $80k for the Fiskar). If I had the money, I’m sure there are other cars I would rather have, but it’s a good first step when they show up on the radar and are even something I might consider. If the future of these cars looks anything like it does now, I could definately see myself getting one in the next decade.

Update: So the original Tesla Model S Sedan pic I was looking at was the rear 3/4 view, the front end pics are new and it is interesting to say the least, but I stand by my original post, it is a good looking car and as long as design continues along that route, I’m sure that the future of electric cars will be just fine. (I wish I could be saying these types of things about GM or Ford)

So I’ve been rocking some Creative Recreation kicks for about a year now and they are getting a bit tired.

I’ve really liked the look of a sophisticated casual sneaker, so I’ve taken a look around to see if anyone else makes a shoes like that. Now I could go with a K Swiss or or some Adidas shell tops, but I’ve been trying to keep it outside the normal range of casual kicks, and I’m came across DC. I’ve worn their skate shoes in the past, and they are definately comfy, but not as stylish or distinguished for look like I’m going for. As of late they have been teaming up with some talented designers and coming out with their “lifestyle” line of kicks, and I must say I’m impressed.



pics via hypebeast and solecollector

So yesterday I went on about how I hate the X6…..ewwww. So I figure I should even things out by posting something pleasant. Here is my favorite Ferrari ever. Yes, ever. Ever and ever. It’s definately a close race, there are other prancing horses that get my heart fluttering, (in fact, thats almost all of them) but if I had to pick one this would be it.



General specifications
Country of origin Italy
Numbers built 3
Produced in 1963
Body design Pininfarina

Engine
Configuration Type 163/566 60º V 12
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction light alloy block and head
Displacement 3.967 liter / 242.1 cu in
Bore / Stroke 77.0 mm (3 in) / 71.0 mm (2.8 in)
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, SOHC
Fuel feed 6 Weber 46 DCN Carburetors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated

Drivetrain
Chassis/body body on tubular chassis
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs
Rear suspension live axle, longitudinal leaf springs
Brakes discs, all-round
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1200 kilo / 2645.5 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2450 mm (96.5 in) / 1359 mm (53.5 in) / 1350 mm (53.1 in)

Performance figures
Power 400 bhp / 298 KW @ 7000 rpm
Torque 326 Nm / 240 ft lbs @ 5000 rpm
BHP/Liter 101 bhp / liter
Power to weight 0.33 bhp / kg
Top Speed 300 km/h / 186 mph

Info via ultimatecarpage.com
photos via lord markus and harold