Boardwalk Empire VFX Breakdowns of Season 1

Self-washing fabric, underground NYC (literally) and recycled-magazine Nikes round out this week's look at the web

The graphics effects team from Boardwalk Empire has given the public a glimpse of their amazing compositing skills. In this video you can see how the editors create the classic Atlantic City landscape and create a simulated war injury.

Inside Ralph’s Garage

Self-washing fabric, underground NYC (literally) and recycled-magazine Nikes round out this week's look at the web

Ralph Lauren recently moved his legendary car collection—perhaps the most beautiful and valuable in the world—to a garage that he converted into a museum-like environment. Vanity Fair ran a recent exclusive with images of to-die-for models like the 1958 Ferrari Testa Rossa, 1938 Alfa Romeo Mille Miglia Spyder, 2010 Lamborghini Murciélago Super Veloce and many more dream cars.

Nike Makes Shoes From Shredded Magazines

Self-washing fabric, underground NYC (literally) and recycled-magazine Nikes round out this week's look at the web

Hackneyed commentary about the death of print and creative re-use aside, Nike’s new sneakers win not just for the unexpected use of castoff magazines but for how they incorporate the material. The clean, rational lines make for a Matrix-like effect, which nicely contrasts with the chaos of the one-of-a-kind patterns.