Since 2012, the Curiosity rover has been trundling across the barren Mars landscape, taking samples and beaming back pictures to Earth along its journey. Due to bandwidth and time constraints, Curiosity only sends still images. ElderFox Documentaries has taken these stills and stitched them together for an epic panorama of the Red Planet.
Looks like strange things are afoot at the Circle-K again. Bill and Ted are back and they're all grown up, but thankfully, it doesn't seem like much has changed. They're still looking to write the song that will change the world forever and instead of waiting around for the lyrics to come, the dudes party on to the future to get it from their older selves. Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter reprise their roles when the film is released on August 28, 2020.
After years of fine-tuning their original, Machine Era has perfected their wallet with an even slimmer, lighter model. Made from aerospace grade titanium that's been coated with a black DLC or gold PVD coating, your cards and cash are held in place with an elastic band, and its slim, ultralight profile is ideal for front pocket carry. The wallet, which holds up to seven credit cards, is also RFID-blocking, keeping the card chips secure from hackers. A small opening in the back allows you to quickly access items with the swipe of a thumb or open bottles with the flip of a wrist.
Length: 3.4" / Width: 2.25" / Thickness: 0.28" / Weight: 0.6 oz.
As seen in Uncrate Issue 04.
New Balance's 990 has been derided as a "dad shoe" by some. This handsome Covert Green colorway of the fifth-generation model helps dispel this notion. Ideal for pairing with denim or colored trousers, it has the same durable pigskin and mesh upper as the more common gray, as well as an Encap midsole for support and comfort and a blown rubber outsole for traction. Made in the USA.
22 years ago, the Beastie Boys dropped their fifth studio album Hello Nasty, debuting at #1 and winning two Grammys. Ad-Rock proclaimed it their best record, and with its huge mix of influences and styles, would inspire a generation of musicians — and artists. Geoff McFetridge talks about the Beastie Boys and how they inspired him while illustrating posters on his iPad Pro.
Two of the biggest companies in sporting goods — Adidas and Puma — are as competitive in business as their products are on the field. That rivalry is even more intense due to family ties between the two companies — Puma was founded after Rudolf Dassler had a falling out with his brother and Adidas founder Adolf Dassler. That split not only created Puma but sports marketing as we know it.
First worn by German Luftwaffe pilots during World War II, this black leather watch strap is a true classic. Also known as a "Bund" strap, this one is virtually identical to the ones made in the 1970s that were not only chosen by pilots but also notable timepieces aficionados like Steve McQueen and Paul Newman — the latter of which famously wore a black Bund strap with his legendary Rolex Daytona for decades. Made for timepieces with 20mm lug width. Watch not included.
Warmth without weight sounds too good to be true but Filson has managed to pull off the unthinkable. Using high-pile sherpa fleece, this jacket offers high thermal retention for a lightweight warmth that can be worn alone or layered up when the temperature really drops. It features a rib-knit bottom hem and cuffs to hold in the heat and nylon reinforcements on the forearms for added durability. A Full-length zipper, four interior pockets, and handwarmer pockets finish off the details.
Sizing: True to size, but size down if in any doubt.
It's been about four months since the pandemic started. With many people remaining in lockdown mode, their hair is getting out of control. Shane Wighton from the YouTube channel Stuff Made Here was in need of a trim and to keep from going to a salon or barber shop, the engineer made a robot to do it for him. In this video, he shares how he designed, programed, and built a robot stylist that can cut a robotically perfect mullet.
BMW, Ford, Ferrari, Maserati, Mini, and many more — Frank Stephenson is the designer's designer. With some of the most stunning designs ever to move on four wheels, he's one of the best in the business. Here he sits down to talk about designing the Maserati MC12, the car that brought the famed Italian company back to the winner's circle.