Contemporary Bicycle Art

A look through Joyride, presented by Ed Spurr and Brendt Barbur in celebration of the 14th edition of the Bicycle Film Festival. The group show featuring Ai Weiwei, Rita Ackermann, Tim Barber, Frank Benson, Lizzi Bougatsos, Julia Chiang, Francesco Clemente, Peter Coffin, Dan Colen, Thomas Eggerer, Urs Fischer, Leo Fitzpatrick, Rainer Ganahl, Andrew Guenther, Marc Hundley, Alex Katz, KAWS, Graham Macbeth, Ari Marcopoulos, Jonathan Monk, Jason Nocito, Laura Owens, Eli Ping, Richard Prince, Tom Sachs, Aurel Schmidt, Kiki Smith, Devin Troy Strother, Spencer Sweeney, John Tremblay, and B. Wurtz is on view at Marlborough Broome Street through August 3, 2014

Flash Us: Luca Font

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For our series, “Flash Us,” we ask some of our favorite tattoo artists to create a design based on a classic theme—naked ladies. This week, Luca Font sent us the above. Luca tattoos out of Oink Farm in Milan, and you can follow him here.

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Tough Cookies

Female wrestlers at the United States Sumo Championships in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

If everyone’s busy building a personal brand, who’s building the empire?

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Here’s to the backlash against over-the-top self-promotion

Reminisce Over This

Killarmy, Swinging Swords, 1997

— @TheNameIsJerald

A+ Clothing Design

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The TaTa Top

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Directed by Billy Pols

A short documentary about the life and dreams, hardships and perseverance of a 15-year-old aspiring pro skateboarder in Morocco.

These Shoes Are Money

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Wish ATL collaborates with adidas Originals on an “Independent Currency” version of the brand’s fresh new SL Loop Runner. Available exclusively at Wish on July 4th, followed by other premium adidas Originals accounts on July 11th.

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Relaxing on Minimalism

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Unfolding to a spacious 55″ X 44″, the Matador pocket blanket is the perfect ground covering option for the person who likes to chill outdoors comfortably without all the usual baggage. Puncture-proof, water resistant, and featuring weighted corners, the blanket can handle a couple hanging out or four people sitting side-by-side. When exhausted from too much relaxing, the Matador pocket blanket shows off its true beauty in the stitched line guide that helps even the most clumsy person fold and place the blanket back into its attached pouch.

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Seen It All Now

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A Pineapple Cheese Ball

Lunchtime Laughter

Monty Python – Philosophers’ World Cup (Germany VS. Greece)

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Openings & Parties: Born in the Bronx – A Visual Record of the Early Days of Hip Hop

Curated by Johan Kugelberg and on display at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, Born in the Bronx is a showcase of rare artifacts from the Cornell University Hip Hop Collection that highlights the personal narratives and archives of Afrika Bambaataa, the late Buddy Esquire, Charlie Ahearn, and photographer Joe Conzo. On view through July 26th.

Photographs by Christos Katsiaouni

Printables

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The World Cup of Dirty Dreams: Inside Brazil’s Most Infamous Brothel by Amos Barshad

Full of beautiful women and XXX behavior, Rio de Janeiro’s Centaurus has enticed celebrities, soccer stars and anyone else willing to pay a fee and go inside. We go behind the doors of a scandalous sin palace

The Man Who Turned Paper Into Pixels

Claude Shannon, the father of information theory

Add This to the List of Summer Plans

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Action Park—the world’s most dangerous theme park—is back!

Morning Dose of Yung Wizzy

by Evan Red Borja

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Notes From The Animal Kingdom

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Some French cats managed to lock an American woman in her bedroom. She live-tweeted the ordeal.

Pixel (above), the smallest cat in the world measuring five inches tall from shoulder to paw, would not have been able to do that (tweet or imprison).

On the other side of the world, Pablo Escobar’s hippos are having the time of their lives in the Colombian countryside

The same can’t be said for Emperor Penguins in Antarctica, where less ice, means less penguins.

There’s also one less guinea pig in the world, after a Kestrel flew through a window into a Czech Republic home tore apart the caged pet.

Picture of the Day & The Weekly Round-Up

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Roe Ethridge

Last Week…

We went to Art Basel

We looked at some of Japan’s old mini bikes.

We found photos from Oakland in the 1970s

We sweated Clown’s styles

and

Camilla Christensen was our Muse

Strange Tit

The Nest is David Cronenberg’s new short body-horror film commissioned for the International Film Festival Rotterdam.

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