Coney Island Boardwalk Camping Knife

Hold a piece NYC's coastal history embedded in the handle of a sturdy camping tool

Our friends at Horse Cycles recently went through a little change. The now-named Horse Brand Co. has expanded beyond bicycle production to include a wide repertoire of goods from copper flasks to riding gloves. Their latest project caught our eye: it’s a version of the company’s sturdy camping knife but with a deeper story. Through a partnership with Surname Goods the team has created a …

Franc Bakon Patchwork Denim Jackets

Hand-sewn pieces that transform vintage denim into storied and stylish outerwear

Created in 2005 as a passion project by designer McKenzie Rose, Franc Bakon officially launches today, with their inaugural collection of denim jackets. In the spirit of true DIY culture, Rose sources all his materials from a variety of vintage and thrift stores, seeking out the best classic denim jackets and transforming them into a stylish, wearable political and social commentary. Using the jackets as …

Solar Flares Becoming More Frequent

Compared to its solar counterparts, the Sun has remained incredibly stable throughout its life, only varying its output by a tenth of a percent. While periodic solar flares and other cosmic outbursts are commonplace for these hot balls of gas, a storm too severe could cause catastrophic damage to Earth. Signs of these temperamental solar flares peaked in 2014, and while all we can do …

Madonna Partners with Snapchat

Following up on the release of their new Discover Mode and original content series “Literally Can’t Even,” Snapchat has partnered with Madonna to premiere her latest music video. The social platform has been rapidly expanding its services to reach even more of its highly engaged young audience, but with the addition of exclusive content from the Material Girl herself, a more mature crowd may tune …

Aerobiotix Aero One Air Purifier

A four-stage filtration process clean and disinfects air, fighting allergens, microbes and more

A cursory glance into purchasing an air purifier online reveals a world fraught with misinformation and tangled webs of false advertising and opinions. It’s almost impossible to figure out what works best and why, and it’s widely understood that there is no great resource to research the topic. Being a lifelong allergy sufferer, I had always relied on word of mouth, which in this case …