Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Kenny and Warren G take to the stage, robots begin their takeover in Japan and more in this week's look at the web

1. A Bionic Eye Restores a Man’s Vision Minnesota native Allen Zderad has regained his vision almost 20 years—after he was diagnosed with an untreatable degenerative eye disease—10 years of which he spent nearly blind. The 68-year-old underwent a clinical trial of “Second Sight,” a new technology that bypasses the damaged retina by sending light waves directly to the optic nerve. Though the resulting vision …

Victory Press

Prints, pullovers and '90s boardsport nostalgia from the Brooklyn-based label

A little nostalgia is always welcome in the apparel game, especially when incorporated through retro-styled design without inhibiting modern functionality. Inspired by skate and surf culture of the ’80s and outdoor gear of the ’90s, Brooklyn’s own Victory Press presents a line that’s inspired by the past but still very much their own. The duo behind the young label—designer Jessica Humphrey and artist Jonathan Cammisa—launched …

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 …