Category: Inspiration

  • Every bank should be Simple

    Every bank should be Simple

    I hate banks; the times I’ve been screwed by a bank is easily in the double digits. So I remember the first time I was excited for a new bank, when Washington Mutual came around. They were the closest thing to what could be called an un-bank (a bank without all the B.S.). I guess […]

  • Stud of the week: Aki Hoshide

    Stud of the week: Aki Hoshide

    I mean, if you are gonna take a Facebook profile pic, go big or go home, right? At least that’s the mantra Aki Hoshide lives by, Astronaut for JAXA (Japan’s Aerospace Exploration Agency). He casually snapped this shot while “hanging out” on a spacewalk outside of the International Space Station. Stud. Check out the rest […]

  • Audi eBike: awesome prototype, probably decent bike

    Audi eBike: awesome prototype, probably decent bike

    Audi makes awesome cars. Lets just get that out of the way. I love ’em. I would never buy one but I can really respect them. So much that some jerkface used to park his 2010 R8 in the handicapped parking spot at my gym and I kept catching myself trying to justify that kind […]

  • Solar Eclipse from space: Photoshop of the week

    After the solar eclipse on Sunday, awesome photos capturing it started cropping up all over the internet. This one instantly showed up all over Twitter and Facebook, claiming to be a picture shot from the ISS space station. Unfortunately this too-good-to-be-true pic has joined the ranks of The Tourist Guy on the World Trade Center […]

  • Puma + Subaru join forces for the Global Rallycross Championship [vid]

    Puma + Subaru join forces for the Global Rallycross Championship [vid]

    It really doesn’t take much to get me excited about Rallycross: Fast cars driven at top speed over rough terrain with a good chance of glorious crashes? You had me at “Fast”; not to mention how big of a Subaru nerd I am. So naturally Puma sponsoring Subaru’s 2012 Global Rallycross team got me more […]

  • ‘Pulp Fiction’ Lego characters take it to another level

    ‘Pulp Fiction’ Lego characters take it to another level

    Came across this the other day during some tangential internet search. I mean, come on. This is crazy. The skinny ties and hand-guns are rad, but it’s the freakishly accurate hair for both characters that is blowing my mind. To compare it to the original flick, check out this screenshot here.

  • Tokyo Slo-mode [vid]

    Seriously sick. This is why after the wedding I’m saving all my money for a Tokyo trip.

  • Apple busts out the Golden Ratio

    Yeah, they went there. The Golden Mean is a mathematical formula that is both complex and simple at the same time. Basically when you compare two objects and the difference between the two is the same ratio as the difference between the two objects combined compared with the larger object. Or a ratio of 1.618, […]

  • Mountain biking with an IMAX point of view [vid]

    I finally dragged my butt of the couch and got my first mountain bike ride of the year in. It always takes the first ride to get the single track fever back and now it’s hit me in full force. Between scouring Google maps for trails and pondering which bike parts I need to upgrade, […]

  • Stud of the week: Lonnie Johnson

    Inventor of the Super Soaker, genius, really nice guy and all-around stud. He holds 91 patents, consulted for NASA on multiple space shuttle projects and lately he’s been spending his time trying to change the face of solar technology; you know, nothing major.