All 8-Bit n’ Shit


The illustrations of Jude Buffum.

Details from the Joshua Liner Summer Group Exhibition


See the pieces in full here

Babes of Yore: Isabel Sarli

Isabel Sarli is an Argentine sex symbol.

Big thanks to our girl Kristin who makes this feature happen every week

10 Countries I want to visit this fall


As represented by Miss Universe Pageant Contestants dressed in their national costumes, a.k.a. hot chicks in funny outfits.

photos via , telegraph

The 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic


Only 3 of these cars have ever been made, and in May one sold for between $30 to $40 million. Ralph Lauren owns one, and besides, look how beautiful it is. So basically, this is the car.

photos via Supercars

Dino Style


Jay Jay Burridge‘s When Superstar’s Ruled the World is quite a spectacle. It’s open daily (noon – 8pm) until August 26th at Lazarides Temporary Gallery & Shop, Beverly Hills. 320 North Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills CA 90210
photos by Yuri Hasegawa
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An Interview & Studio Visit with David Cook


Our friend Alix McAlpine caught up with Brooklyn artist David Cook at his Greenpoint home/studio before he packed up for his show at White Walls in San Francisco, opening this Saturday, August 14th.

Re-Up: Awesome 1980s BMX Bikes


Re-Up is where where take old features from our archive and make them new again.

All images courtesy of the BMX Museum.

Omnibot, your high-tech humble servant


After looking at everything the Omnibot and Omnibot 2000 could do back in the 80s, I’m very confused as to why we haven’t developed the ultimate programmable servant robot yet? I mean, all it really has to do is fetch drinks and play some tunes.
Here are some of the features:
“The Omnibot had a cassette tape player built into the chest area of the robot, which slid out like a drawer to reveal the cassette and could record and playback sequences of commands, as well as regular audio recordings. The built in digital clock with timers and alarms allowed the playback of movement recordings at specified times. It was able to broadcast speech from the remote control handset through a speaker on the robot, and was shipped with a cardboard “home” base which was suggested to be taped to the floor and used as a reference point for programming. The Omnibot carried a specially made tray which slotted into its claws, and could carry objects.”

Sounds ideal, right? Swap out the tape with an mp3 and a hard drive, make the flashlight eyes into a video projector, and maybe put an extendable spine in it so it can achieve different hegihts.

The video after the jump is even more convincing.

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90 Minutes of art in Chelsea


I was just going to take pictures of ‘closed for August’ signs but, that would’ve been too easy.

Christoph Nieman’s visual Diary of a flight from New York to Berlin


Taken from his fantastic blog, Abstract City

Jackalope City


Douglas, Wyoming is home to the Jackalope.
For those not familiar with the Jackalope, it is a jackrabbit with the antlers of an antelope.

Babes of Yore: Elke Sommer

Elke Sommer is a German-born actress, entertainer and artist.

Big thanks to our girl Kristin who makes this feature happen every week

The White Wolf Saloon

One of the best bars in Wyoming, if not America. I spent the other afternoon in The White Wolf watching Madhouse, drinking Budweiser, and eating pretzels. It was ideal, and the taxidermy kept me comfortable. Also to be noted is that Elvis, the alligator from Miami Vice is stuffed in here as well.

The White Wolf Saloon
318 Center St
Douglas, WY, 82633

The 7 Hottest Women in the World at This Moment (pt. 4)

We did a ton of analytical research to find this out.

See the last 7 here here and here

Waterfalls Around the World

Alex Lukas


It wouldn’t be Wet Water Week without showing the work of super homie talented artist, Alex Lukas.

Loss of the Pilot Boat Jacob A. Westervelt (No. 19)

This is an essay written by my Grandfather, Norman Tengstrom, about the sinking of the Pilot Boat Jacob A. Westervelt (No. 19) and death of my great great great grandfather Captain John O’Keefe off the New York Harbor. I also included a gallery of the Captain’s log at the end (amazing script).

“The New York Pilot boat Jacob A. Westervelt was run down and sunk by the New Hamburg screw-steamer Saxonia on Tuesday morning, April 20, 1858, her Captain, John O’Keefe, drowned.  Captain O’Keefe was one of the most intrepid and capable of our pilots, and was a brother of Maurice O’Keefe, deputy U.S. Marshal.”

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Cenotés of the Yucatán


Cenotés are deep, fresh water-filled sinkholes that the Mayans thought of as entrances to the underworld. Simply gorgeous to explore.
For a full list of Cenotés to visit while in the Yucatán, click here

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