Archive for the ‘CHECK IT’ Category

November 26th, 2007 | By | 2,505 Comments

G’DAY RUDD

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He’s known to be a regular at Sydney’s best breaks, he’s leading the fight against global warming, and he wants to immediately pull troops out of Iraq. He is Kevin Rudd, Australia’s newly elected Prime Minister, and he’s about to make a lot of people in Washington very angry. CNN has more.

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November 20th, 2007 | By | 352 Comments

BIG TIME

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Heeeeaveeeey. If you haven’t already checked out Nixon’s super duty 51-30 watch, let’s just say it’s larger than life. No joke, Flavor Flav is considering suing for whiplash. And that’s just the sort of thing National Geographic was looking for when they were compiling their Best of Adventure Gear for ’08.

As you would expect, we’ve been all over it since the beginning.

November 19th, 2007 | By | 5,736 Comments

WICKED CRAFT

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At long last, Thalia Street Surf Shop on PCH in Laguna Beach reopened its doors last week after months of undergoing re-constructive surgery. And what’s been hiding beneath the veils and speculation is a swan unlike any other. But this transformation had help from local, legendary artists who make a special practice of retooling ordinary objects into extraordinary pieces. (more…)

November 19th, 2007 | By | 234 Comments

GREEN GOES BLUE

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What has four doors, fuel cells, solar panels, and a plug-in electric system? Hopefully, the vehicles we’ll all be driving in next few years. Volkswagon unveiled their “space up! Blue” concept car this past weekend in Los Angeles, further proving that Gov. Ahnold’s plans for “hydrogen highways” aren’t merely science fiction. Dwell.com has more.