The Faces Behind the Science Fiction Masks

Cardboard boombox, Ai Weiwei selfies, Greg Packer's ban and more in our look at the web this week

This week, io9 shared a true gem for the science fiction fandom. Meet the actors in full body costumes behind some of the most beloved classics including Star Wars, Godzilla and The Creature from the Black Lagoon. You’ve, no doubt, watched them more times than you can count, but probably never stopped to think about the person inside the ape costume from 2001: Space Odyssey, …

A Return of NYC Etiquette

Cardboard boombox, Ai Weiwei selfies, Greg Packer's ban and more in our look at the web this week

Illustrator Nathan Pyle has returned, with a follow up to his wildly successful New York City etiquette tips. The new GIF series gives tourists (and locals) much needed advice for navigating the streets and subways with respect and awareness. Each is conveyed in simple black and white drawings, and they’re also all funny—not to mention necessary. Pyle has also landed a book deal for his …

Pharrell Wiliams + Moncler

Cardboard boombox, Ai Weiwei selfies, Greg Packer's ban and more in our look at the web this week

Pharrell has been the master of collaboration this summer, lending his voice to chart-topping hits with Daft Punk and Robin Thicke. He is now teaming up once again with French luxury fashion label Moncler, known for their high-end quilted ski jackets, to design a collection of three pairs of sunglasses, each made from a single piece of titanium. This is Pharrell’s second collaboration with the …