Archive for July, 2011
 

07-31-2011-japants
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Japants – potentially offending Japanese people since 2011.

Posted July 31, 2011 by Jack

  The online design-retailer Betabrand has an interesting business plan. They disregard high-end craftsmanship, instead focusing on clothing that will get people noticed. They develop ideas, get them made, then sell them, releasing new batches of items every week.   Their Japants, which aim to highlight Japanese design and culture to Western consumers as the […]

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07-30-2011-royal-wood
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Suiting Up with Royal Wood

Posted July 30, 2011 by Jack

The sartorially-inclined popsmith explains how he remains a dapper professional in a mucky musical wasteland of Biebers and Gagas. Who says only nipple tassel-wearing tabloid queens can be pop stars? Since 2002, Royal Wood has forged a successful music career for himself by being a sophisticated gentleman with a sense of attire as smooth as […]

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07-30-2011-power-tools
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Four Essential Power Tools

Posted July 30, 2011 by Jack

Tools. They are what separate most of us from the animal kingdom. For a species that started off chipping rocks into spearheads, we’ve come a long way. Even post-Neanderthal era, building just about anything revolved around hand (not power) tools. As your manly elders are all too happy to remind you, even today, there are […]

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Beyond the Pup Tent: 6 Unconventional Outdoor Shelters

Posted July 29, 2011 by Jack

Since the first dude crawled into a cave and grunted “Dude, this rocks,” shelter has been one of the big three human needs along with food and clothing. These days we think shelter, and we think house, something fixed and immovable, but for most of our human history we were wanderers. Portable shelters are part […]

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Porsche wants you to smoke.

Posted July 28, 2011 by Jack

How to make your smoking habit even more expensive. SharpForMen.com

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