Eddie Huang’s continued exploration of the globe and its varied inhabitants – with food used as a means of acceptance – continues as the culinary personality heads to London for Fresh Off the Boat. Reminiscent of past three-part installments previously shining a light on Mongolia and Moscow, part one focuses on the Brick Lane section of London as well as a Pakistani cricket league. Head over to VICE to watch parts 2 and 3.
Opinion: in her first column for Dezeen, critic Alexandra Lange argues that architects are misusing platforms like Twitter and Tumblr. “Architects need to start thinking of social media as the first draft of history,” she writes. (more…)
For two twin robots, a decade of exploration on Mars has brought incredible discoveries and scientific insight. But the Spirit and Opportunity rovers have also spent 10 years capturing the desolate beauty and splendor of the Red Planet.
“In 1990 when I was 19 years old, I had a gap year after school and a friend suggested that I should go to Brazil. I fell in love with the country, its people and the language and was introduced to gemstones. On my 20th birthday, I adventured to Lengois, Bahia (a 1800’s diamond mining area) and climbed on top of Cachoeira da Fumaça. In the following days I visited three waterfalls around Lengois. My next stop was the Island M…
Carlo Brandelli Joins Savile Row Tailor Kilgour London-based designer Carlo Brandelli has reprised his role as the creative director at British brand Kilgour, four years after stepping down from the post. Brandelli formally resigned from the position in 2009, after…
Fed up with superficial stories about damsels in distress, a mother creates a positive alternative for children.
Fronting a multi-billion dollar brand, Disney Princesses, billed by their makers as sugar and spice and everything nice, have enraged feminists for decades. Their impossible proportions–stick-thin waists, enormous eyes, and barely visible noses–create unrealistic beauty standards for the young girls who worship them. The messages their stories deliver are often sexist (the Little Mermaid has to sacrifice her ability to speak in order to get with Prince Charming?). Until the 1990s, all of the Disney princesses were white.
Five years ago a few Californian guys set up a cyclocross racing team called Mudfoot with the intention of riding together on the weekends, executing hundred-mile mid-week cycles and competing when the time was right. These days they’re a much bigger group than they were back then and have some pretty impressive riders in their ranks. Why do you care? Because one of their founding members is the legendary Geoff McFetridge, who also happened to design their logo and kit.