SAN FRANCISCO — The graffiti artist who took Facebook stock instead of cash for painting the walls of the social network’s first headquarters made a smart bet. The shares owned by the artist, David Choe, are expected to be worth upward of $200 million when Facebook stock trades publicly later this year. via nytimes.com
So far, the show has spanned five years — 1960-1965, with each new season taking place one or two years after the previous one. Assuming this pace, I would guess that the show will pick up in Spring of 1967. If you’re participating in this challenge you can, of course, choose any fashion trend from Mad Men. However, if you want to be a little fashion-forward, here’s my take on what the women of Mad Men will be wearing next season.
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As co-host of History Channel’s “American Pickers” and the operator of Antique Archaeology, Mike Wolfe is known to millions of TV viewers as the guy who digs crazy treasures out of barns, sheds, and basements. But he’s always been a vintage bicycle guy at heart—that’s what got him started ‘picking’ at age six. In this first of several interviews (read our second installment here), we spoke with Mike about his bike racing days, his current collection of bicycles, and that fateful day in the ’70s when he got hooked by a bunch of banana-seats.
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Tony Alleyne began work on the ultimate geek pad when his wife left him in 1994. The 10-year process of converting his 500-square-foot flat into a painstakingly replica of a Star Trek set cost approximately $150,000. Much of the futuristic furnishings were hand-crafted, and include voice-activated lights, as well as a transporter room in place of a bedroom.
If your house was burning, what would you take with you? It’s a conflict between what’s practical, valuable and sentimental. What you would take reflects your interests, background and priorities. Think of it as an interview condensed into one question.
1936 Bugatti 57C Atlantic
The Spanish artis porcelain brand LLadró presented at maison et objet 2012 their latest character named the Guest, created by designer jaime hayon. Currently this collection consists of three guests, each one comes in two different sizes, with the large Guest comes in a limited edition of 250 units only and the smaller ones in a numbered series. These figures provide the opportunity for cutting edge designers to work hand in hand with the brand’s own designers to create new and exciting ideas in porcelain. These 6 creations each reflect a different perspective and personality based on its artist.
Elton John’s Jaguar E-Type.