Category Archives: LIFESTYLE

Anything that constitutes to lifestyle including hobbies, collectibles, fashion, travel and more.

Adidas Originals by Originals Jeremy Scott Leopard Sneakers

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Adidas Originals by Originals Jeremy Scott Leopard Sneakers | US$tba

we always appreciate a good pair of loud sneakers, not that any of us would wear it but you know, it’s a nice touch among those sea of sneakers. Jeremy Scott’s animal-inspired sneaker for the Spring/Summer 2012 has your favorite Adidas in the guise of a leopard and leopard prints are not the only tell tale sign that it is a leopard sneakers – it comes complete with a leopard tail on each shoe. you can grab a pair of matching leopard for your kids too, but you can only envy that theirs would have a cute leopard head to boot. this kind of visual cue, albeit being a little too loud, is what you would have expected from Jeremy Scott. kind of makes you want to go ‘meow’… i mean ‘Grrr…’, doesn’t it? sadly, we do not know where you can grab one of these or what’s the pricing like but i am sure you will find out soon enough. a few more pics courtesy of Highsnobiety after the break. Continue reading Adidas Originals by Originals Jeremy Scott Leopard Sneakers

Space Invaders jumped from arcade to luxury time pieces

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Romain Jerome Space Invaders Watches | US$tba | www.romainjerome.ch

here’s another reason for fans of Space Invaders, the arcade game that graced the arcade machines of the 70s and 80s, to rejoice. Swiss watchmaker Romain Jerome (JR) has released its first watches after the signing of the official agreement with TAITO Corporation. there are many things from TAITO that arcade gamers love but what’s more appropriate than to base a watch on the iconic Space Invaders? last week, JR announced two limited edition watches paying tribute to the Space Invaders game which was born in the year 1978. Continue reading Space Invaders jumped from arcade to luxury time pieces

Adidas Originals by Originals Jeremy Scott JS Wings

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(credit: Adidas) Adidas Originals by Originals Jeremy Scott JS Wings ‘Camouflage’ | US$tba

joining the range of Adidas Jeremy Scott Wings sneakers is this new camouflage version, high top basketball sneaker. this pair of awesome, and some say ‘manly’, sneaker is part of the Adidas Originals by Originals Jeremy Scott Fall/Winter 2011 collection. it is a JS Wings, so naturally, it will comes with wings which are also duly camouflage, giving it a warring angel look. this is exactly what the new Lara Croft would need. Continue reading Adidas Originals by Originals Jeremy Scott JS Wings

140 foot drop at 121 degree is the world’s steepest roller coaster

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roller coaster fans has a reason to rejoice come July-16 when Fuji-Q Highland Amusement Park will open the door to the world’s steepest roller coaster ride that will put thrill seekers to over 1,000-meters (3,280-feet) of tracks complete with seven major twists and a nerve-wrecking drop of 43-meters (140-feet) at 121 degrees incline. the roller coaster, dubbed the Takabisha which translates to ‘dominant’ in English will take over the title of ‘ride with the steepest incline’ from British attraction, Mumbo Jumbo at Flamingoland in UK. this is one ride that’s definitely not for the faint-of-heart. check out a time-lapse video of the construction of the world’s steepest roller coaster after the break. Continue reading 140 foot drop at 121 degree is the world’s steepest roller coaster

Louis Vuitton creates custom wine case for French winemaker

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(credit: Cordier Mestrezat) Cordier Mestrezat Louis Vuitton Wine Case | US$tba | www.cordier-mestrezat.com

i am assuming that the super rich, when heading to some glamourous party, would bring a couple of their prized wines with them, for good-will sake or whatever. in that sense, to lug those expensive wines in a paper bag or even a box may make it look like a less-than-glamourous affair but French winemaker, Cordier Mestrezat Grands Crus has a perfect solution to this problem: encasing those precious wine in a custom made Louis Vuitton carrying case finished in the famous monogram canvas design. the carry case allows four bottles of worthy wine, like the 2008 vintages of Chateau Lafite Rothschild, Chateau Margaux, Chateau Mouton Rothschild and Chateau Haut-Brion, to be stored snugly and safely when transiting to its destination. Continue reading Louis Vuitton creates custom wine case for French winemaker

finally, instructions on how to make your own Portal Gun

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if you missed out your chance to own the awesome Portal Gun replica during the last Child’s Play auction, here’s your chance to make yourself one – all thanks to a couple of college students, collectively known as ThePropNerds. their version of the iconic Portal Guns from the hugely popular game, Portal, is based loosely on Harrison Krix’s (of Volpin Props) “first real ASHPD (Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device). so if you are a huge fan of Portal (a game that had me feeling nausea and dizzy), and you get ready to get your hands dirty and follow ThePropNerds’ instructions to create the awesome replica of the Portal Gun. oh, before you head your way to Instructables for their instructions, be sure to check out the video of the Portal Gun in action after the break. Continue reading finally, instructions on how to make your own Portal Gun

Suck UK switch notes fit over your traditional light switch

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(credit: Suck UK) Suck UK Switch Notes | £7.50 | www.suck.uk.com

who doesn’t know Post It sticky notes? the familiar yellow sticky notes that we rely to remind us of the little things in life, before smartphones (and earlier, PDA) took over this reminding chore. SUCK UK has taken a new twist to sticky note pad by introducing one that conveniently stick on your traditional light switch so that you can be reminded about things (whatever you wish, really) while on you are on the way out. assuming that you have the good habit of switching off the lights on your way out. Continue reading Suck UK switch notes fit over your traditional light switch

+pool: a floating pool in the river designed for everyone

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we cool gadgets are not the only love we have. we love cool ideas, as well as cool places. speaking of which, the +pool (‘PlusPool’) happens to be one such cool idea (eventually a place). in fact, i will say it is super cool. the idea pitched by designers Dong-Ding Wong, Archie Lee Coates IV and Jeffrey Franklin is simple: they want you to be able to swim in New York’s river in the sweltering hot summer but there is just one problem: the river by itself isn’t exactly the cleanest to do so and hence, the idea of +pool is born. so what really is +pool? Continue reading +pool: a floating pool in the river designed for everyone

FishEyes Rod & Reel with Underwater Video Camera

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(credit: FishEyes) FishEyes Rod & Reel with Underwater Video Camera | US$79.90 | www.fish-eyes.com

when it comes to analog photography, you will experience the anticipation of waiting for your film to develop. i guess, fishing has much the same kind of feeling except that the wait is probably shorter. for fishing, there’s no telling if an area has fishes but wouldn’t it be nice if you could ‘see’ if there are any catches and decide if you should stay or move on? sounds too good to be true? not if you have the FishEyes Rod & Reel with Underwater Video Camera. basically, it is a rod and reel fishing rod (albeit, being uncomfortably shorter) that has a video camera attached to a hook that sends the video signal to a color LCD display integrated to the fishing rod. Continue reading FishEyes Rod & Reel with Underwater Video Camera

HomeStar R2-D2 planetarium show you where the Death Star is

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(credit: via CrunchGear) Sega Toys HomeStar R2-D2 | US$85.00 | www.segatoys.co.jp

ever wonder where the Death Star was? i have no idea but the HomeStar R2-D2 Planetarium will be able to show you its location – on your ceiling, of course. unveiled by Sega Toys at last week’s Tokyo Toy Show, this fully functional planetarium is in the guise of iconic R2-D2, and beside seeing tenth of thousand of stars, you will get to see where the Death Star is. a perfect item for any Star Wars and astronomy fans. the Sega Toys HomeStar R2-D2 will cost around $85 and is slated for release this September. yes, unfortunately, it is yet another Japan-only item. Continue reading HomeStar R2-D2 planetarium show you where the Death Star is