Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Prison farming, the drunk history of Dolly Parton, MLK's 50th anniversary and more in our weekly look at the web

1. Mind Control Laptops, mobile phones, tablets, cameras and more can all be hooked up to the internet, and now researchers at the University of Washington have connected their own brains to the network. The experiment, titled “Direct Brain-to-Brain Communication in Humans,” allowed one researcher to control the movement of another researcher’s hand, even though the two were in separate areas on campus. By donning …

No Mas + Pilgrim Surf + Supply

Reproduction jerseys from the preeminant 1963 US Surfboard Championship held in Huntington Beach, CA

Since 2005, CH has kept an eye on Brooklyn’s heritage sports-culture clothing brand No Mas, during which time they reintroduced Mohammad Ali’s famous boxing robe and founded their very own print publication Victory Journal. Most recently they collaborated with Williamsburg’s Pilgrim Surf + Supply to shed light on the 1963 US Championships of Surfing in Huntington Beach, CA. That year, famed surf photography pioneer Ron …

Cool Hunting Video: The Lunchbox Museum

From the Lone Ranger to Rambo, we visit the largest collection of vintage pails in the world

While recently rambling through the rolling hills of Georgia, CH ended up on the outskirts of Columbus at the world’s largest Lunchbox Museum, situated in the back of the Rivermarket Antique Mall. Owner Allen Woodall is an avid collector of many things—from classic cars to southern pottery—but his lunchboxes are at the top of his list. We spent the day with Woodall browsing his epic …