Archive for December, 2012

Crowdsourced BMW Prototypes Light the Street, Call for Help

From a community of tens of thousands, three finalists were selected to redesign BMWs to bring safety to communities. Submissions were high on ambition and low on fossil-fuel consumption.

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Bridge Design Defect Drops Ice on Canadian Motorists

More than 280 motorists traveling on two bridges in British Columbia have had their cars damaged by falling ice.

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The Best Menswear Collaborations of 2012

Menswear collaborations have been popping up left and right in recent years. Designer, retailer, and celebrity collabs for damn near every label have yielded some seriously cool results, but with the sheer range of it all, it can be tough to know whi…

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Bluetooth Tracking Can Predict the Length of Your Commute Hell

Bluetooth is good for more than silly headsets and wireless speakers. The city of Calgary, Alberta, is using the technology to give drivers real-time information about travel time during their commute.

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Linkroll: Ski Jumping, Wholecut Shoes, Bresciani…

• Ski jumping fashion from 1961. (muffyaldrich.com) • Saint Crispin’s seamless wholecut shoes. (leffot.com) • Interview with Massimiliano Bresciani, luxury socks maker. (claymoor.blogspot.com) • Haunting memories of a delicate wool. (asuitabl…

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