FEBRUARY 2019 ESSENTIALS



We are back again this month with a roundup of products that caught out attention. We are constantly on the prowl for the coolest stuff, travel essentials for life on the road, new smooth and stylish fashion pieces, new adventure ready gear, new tech stuff and accessories for your everyday carry. Here are a just few of our favorites for this month. Product details below



Originally released in 1986, the Adidas ZX 500 running sneaker was touted for its performance capabilities. This modern take features a suede and mesh upper, heel counter, energy-returning Boost cushioning, and a rubber outsole.
$140 | BUY




Titan is one of the world?s first professional-grade keychain flashlight. This ultra-compact, dual-output feat of engineering boasts a proprietary faceted reflector that shapes the light from its high-performance LED into a broad, smooth MaxVision Beam at both 300, 75 and 15 lumens ? astounding levels for a finger-sized light.
$80 | BUY




Soundshield is a winter sports helmet with detachable, wireless headphones, all seamlessly integrated into one, awesome looking combo. It features glove-proof controls and a built in mic to take calls on the slopes.
$230 | BUY




Adventure Journal, one of our favorite websites covering the outdoors, has gone analog and launched a print edition. Adventure Journal is an online publication based in California and founded by veteran writer and journalist Steve Casimiro. It covers the outdoors with essays, humor, polls, and reviews on new gear.
$60/year | BUY




Packing 12 essential functions, the compact Spartan is your perfect everyday carry. It easily slips into a pocket or bag so you always have it with you when a situation presents itself. With unmatched quality and functionality, it will quickly become your go to tool.
$58 $79 | BUY




Leica have introduced the Leica Fotos App, a new mobile experience that provides support for almost all Wi-Fi enabled Leica camera models. The beautifully designed App lets Leica photographers seamlessly integrate their smartphones into how they shoot and manage their photos.
Free | BUY



Winner of the prestigious iF Design Award. Beautiful aesthetics and reliable performance for the ultimate user experience among BT speakers. Clever, intuitive controls for easy setup and enjoyment. Press and hold top of speaker to turn on or turn off. Twist or rotate the smooth top dial to adjust volume.
$20 | BUY




Deeply Hydrate and repair your skin with this antioxidant infused, highly nourishing mineral based sunscreen for the face and body. Organic UV absorbers and Zinc Oxide absorb and reflect UVA + UVB rays helping to prevent premature aging and promote healthier, younger looking skin.
$15 | BUY




Made in Colorado, the Mountain Briefcase by top Designs is a classic briefcase with added stowable backpack straps for when business is done and it?s time to head outside. With room for a laptop and daily essentials, plus tons of pockets for pens, notebooks and more, this bag will be your new favorite carry-all.
$149 | BUY




Powered by your body heat, the PowerWatch X is the world?s first smartwatch that you never have to charge! iOS and Android compatible, the PowerWatch X features notifications, reinforced bezel for toughness, 200m water resistance, plus a near-indestructible silicone rubber strap. A must-have for scuba diving, hiking, exploring and other outdoor activities.
$279 $307 | BUY

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“Birds Of Britain”: Photographer John d Green Captured The Beauties Of London In ‘Swinging Sixties’

Birds of Britain, an acclaimed book of photographs by John d Green, was published almost 50 years ago, in September 1967. The book featured John d Green’s strikingly individual, unconventional and witty portraits of 58 of the girls who made London swing – actresses, models, aristocrats, fashion designers, boutique owners and pop singers. More: Snap Galleries The cover featured a close-up colour...

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/08/birds-of-britain-photographer-john-d-green-captured-the-beauties-of-london-in-swinging-sixties/

Brilliant Photo Project Captures What It’s Like to Feel Lost

A man stares down a train, umbrella in hand, defiant in his dreary black-and-white world. This was the first of César Blay‘s images to captivate us when it popped up on the top of the Popular page a couple of weeks back, and we immediately wanted to know the story behind it. But this, it turns out, was one of many. It was a single piece of a photo project that César is calling State of...

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/08/brilliant-photo-project-captures-what-its-like-to-feel-lost/

“The Cat Whisperer”: Walter Chandoha, The Photographer Who Popularized Cat Pictures

On a winter’s night in 1949 in New York City, young marketing student and budding photographer Walter Chandoha spotted a stray kitten in the snow, bundled it into his coat, and brought it home. Little did he know he had just met the muse that would determine the course of his life. Chandoha turned his lens on his new feline friend – which he named Loco – and was so inspired by the results that he...

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/08/the-cat-whisperer-walter-chandoha-the-photographer-who-popularized-cat-pictures/

Russian Artist Depicts Tarantino’s Heroines As Pin-Up Girls

Recently we’ve seen other cool creations of a Russian artist Andrey Tarusov. This time he finds inspiration in movies of legendaty Quentin Tarantino. More: Andrew Tarusov...

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/08/russian-artist-depicts-tarantinos-heroines-as-pin-up-girls/

話題の韓国で暴行された女性、「自業自得」「帰ってこなくていい」などと厳しいコメントがあふれる

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自業自得なのか。



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SOURCE: http://blog.livedoor.jp/gunbird/archives/10104684.html

“Sunken Time”: Soviet Russia, XX Century, 1962-1992, In Black & White Photographs By Mikhail Dashevsky

Photos of famous Russian photographer Mikhail Dashevsky – persuasive evidence of Soviet society “era of developed socialism.” Black-and-white photos, devoid of pathos and gloss, hypnotically immerse the viewer in the recent, but forgotten time. reality (casual as we would say today) – Moscow, province, village, children, elderly – the main themes of photos in the book.

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/08/sunken-time-soviet-russia-xx-century-1962-1992-in-black-white-photographs-by-mikhail-dashevsky/

Anti-Surveillance Fashion Designed To Trigger And Inject Junk Data In To Automated License Plate Readers

The fabric on this garment is designed to trigger Automated License Plate Readers, adding unhelpful data to the systems used to surveil our communities. Look fabulous in an all-over printed, body-hugging crop top. For the pattern to have a maximum effect, it’s ideal for the fabric to hang straight so that the text is not excessively warped. For this reason, you may want to consider sizing up...

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/08/anti-surveillance-fashion-designed-to-trigger-and-inject-junk-data-in-to-automated-license-plate-readers/

クレオパトラも愛用していた?2000年前の古代エジプト人がつけていた香水を再現(米研究)

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 好みの香りを気軽に楽しむことのできる香水は、現代人の暮らしに馴染んだ化粧品のひとつである。

 愛用の香水を使い続けているという人もいればさまざまな香水をコレクションしているという人もいるはずだが、古代人はどんな香りを身にまとっていたのだろう。

 マノアにあるハワイ大学の研究者たちが、2000年前の古代エジプト人がつけていた香水のレシピを解読、再現したそうだ。

 もしかしたら、絶世の美女として知られるナイルの女王・クレオパトラもつけていたのかも? 続きを読む

SOURCE: http://karapaia.com/archives/52278544.html

【動画】 「24時間テレビ」 嵐の気配切り企画が「完全に放送事故」だと視聴者騒然ww

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『24時間テレビ』(日本テレビ系)で、目隠し状態で気配だけを頼りに敵を叩く「気配切り」の企画を放送。生放送には向かない内容に、松本潤が「生でやるもんじゃなかったですね」と苦笑する一幕があった・・


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SOURCE: http://blog.livedoor.jp/gunbird/archives/10104757.html

【動画】 排出した紙が全て消え去る「魔のプリンター」が話題にww

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紙隠し事件。



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SOURCE: http://blog.livedoor.jp/gunbird/archives/10104615.html