The Star Wars universe wasn't always a universe. In 1978, it was a really popular movie — and George Lucas wanted to keep it that way. That was the rationale behind handing CBS the rights to make a Star Wars Holiday Special, which quickly became one of the worst TV airings of all time. This is how the Holiday Special happened, a long time ago, in a universe far, far away.
The 2000s was the death knell of the supercar. Once upon a time, supercars were cramped, uncomfortable, impossible to see out of, and temperamental. Then came the 00s, and suddenly, you could drive a 600+ hp car in the city like it was a Honda Accord. Before the outrageous hypercars of the 2010s, here were the best supercars of the 00s.
James Bond's style is always classic and timeless, even if he's wearing nothing more than a basic grey t-shirt. Designed specifically for Daniel Craig to wear in Casino Royale, Sunspel Riviera T-Shirt elevates the wardrobe staple for the 007 with an organic cotton construction that is buttery smooth to the touch. Surprisingly durable and slightly weighted, the shirt's quality craftsmanship gives the piece the versatility to be worn on its own or layered under jackets and sweaters.
The only thing worse than carrying a janitorial mess of keys is not being able to find them. The KeySmart Pro with Tile solves both problems. It holds up to 10 keys in two groups, tucked sleekly away until you need them. An integrated Tile Bluetooth tracker lets you locate your keys up to 100 feet away via an iPhone/Android app. You can also play a tone if they're not visible, and it works the the other way around too — the KeySmart Pro can ring your phone if you've misplaced it. Also included is a bottle opener, a loop for attaching a car remote, and an integrated LED flashlight. The USB-rechargeable battery will last a maximum of two to three months.
The Slow Mo Guys know the way to our hearts — through slow-motion destruction. It never seems to get old. So in their latest satisfying video, the guys head to a junkyard to send a four-ton wrecking ball through a few cars, filming the whole thing at just 1,000 frames per second.
Brandan "Bmike" Odums got his intro to street art in an abandoned housing project in New Orleans. He started there and kept returning there, amassing a collection of graffiti paintings on the walls. When the building was torn down, they cut out Brandan's work where it is now on display.
First used by farmers and fisherman, Korbo has been hand-weaving metal baskets In Sweden the same way since 1922. Their single-wire design is durable enough to handle yard work or hauling firewood but is also just as much at home storing throw pillows and blankets in the living room. An optional plating bag allows the Korbo Classic 35 basket to double as a planter for growing everything from herbs to flowers to house plant, while its sturdy handles make for easy transportation of delicate plants inside and outside as needed. Available with or without the optional planting bag.
Height: 9.5" / Diameter: 17.75" / Capacity: 35 litres
From afar, some might think skateboards have carried the same shape for decades but any good skater would strongly disagree. Starting in the 60s, Joe Pease takes you on a colorful — and at times bizarre — ride through the evolution of skateboard design. Part one covers everything from banana boards to the double-tail, while the follow-up brings you up to date with the modern deck.
Racing is expensive, but if you have the cash, anything is possible. The Whittington brothers were part of the team that won the 1979 24 Hours of LeMans, but how they ended up there is a classic 70s story. Rumors of the brothers pot smuggling and paying off officials are nearly canon, from LeMans to NASCAR to the Indianapolis 500. John Ficarra tells the story of the time the Whittington brothers went racing.