Song of the Car: 1988 Dodge Diplomat

Rolling around the streets of New York to the sound of TV on the Radio's "Happy Idiot"

A car is the ultimate statement piece. Cars say something about the people who drive them—whether their taste veers toward luxury makes that boast performance credentials, modest and reliable “safe” cars, or a more distinctive brand of classic ease. There’s no better place to make a statement than in car-cluttered Manhattan. So in the spirit of good fun, a bit of nostalgia for old New …

Smith Optics Archive Collection

Almost 50 years after making goggle history, the optics powerhouse releases reissues of its greatest hits

In 1965 Robert Smith—an orthodontist by day and hardcore skier whenever he could get out of the office—changed the goggle game forever when he invented the first double-paned, foam-insulated lens. His new lens protected the inner layer from cold and resulted in a fog-free day on the mountain no matter the temperature changes. Since that dental tool-assisted innovation almost 50 years ago, Smith Optics continues …

Cap-Sac Visors

Fanny pack hats and a new laser-beam photo app

When we first discovered Cap-sac, our dork sides fell in love with their fanny pack hats decked out in retro neon hues. Since then, the company has branched out into hats for kids and actual fanny packs. Looking ahead to summer 2012, the company has introduced a new line of equally colorful and retro-fun visors featuring their signature zippered pockets, and a new app to …