SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launch Today

There is a liftoff scheduled today at 4:43 p.m. EDT for the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. This rocket will launch a Dragon resupply spacecraft to the International Space Station. In preparation, various teams across the U.S. are conducting and monitoring the countdown and liftoff, from SpaceX’s Florida Cape Canaveral Air Force Station to NASA’s Mission Control in Houston. The Dragon spacecraft has about 7,000 pounds of science research, crew supplies, and hardware sealed to support the Expedition 47 and 48 crew members. This will be the company’s eight mission to deliver cargo.

Click here to read the latest updates on NASA’s Blog and watch the stream on NASA TV live as the crews prep for liftoff.

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Billionaire Boys Club x Happy Socks

We are proud to present our second collaboration with Happy Socks. Exclusive to Neiman Marcus, the collaboration consists of 11 classic designs from our archive featuring patterns from Diamonds and Dollars to our Space Robot. Created on Happy Socks’ athletic sock silhouette, the socks are active-friendly and specially crafted to handle more movement. With light compression, a cushioned sole and arch support, the new silhouette is a cut above the rest.

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OTHERtone Episode 18

Justin Timberlake, Tyler the Creator, and Chad Hugo were the special guests on the latest episode of OTHERtone. They joined Pharrell and Scott Vener to discuss various topics from the Neptunes to A Tribe Called Quest, and more. Watch a clip from the episode below and click here to listen to the full episode.

NEIGHBORHOOD

We are proud to announce that we are now stocking NEIGHBORHOOD Technical Apparel at our NYC Flagship and Webstore. Conceived in 1994 by designer Shinsuke Takizawa, the brand was created with the concept of “basic clothing created by digesting unique interpretations of elements from motorcycles, military, outdoor, trad, etc. and also suggesting this lifestyle.” The brand was created in Harajuku, Tokyo, when Takizawa was involved in motorcycles and the surrounding counter culture. The collections offered consist of jackets, damage-modification processed denim, graphic tees and various accessories from incense sticks to small leather goods.

We also stock LUKER BY NEIGHBORHOOD, a sub-brand created in 2009 that features designs with a British influence. NEIGHBORHOOD and LUKER are both available now, in-store and online. Hit the jump for more images.

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Pharrell’s Masterclass at NYU’s Clive Davis Institute

Two weeks ago, Pharrell hosted a masterclass at NYU’s Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music. Hosted alongside legendary producer and longtime collaborator Bob Powers, two student artists, and one duo, all had the opportunity to have one of their songs listened to, and critiqued by Pharrell himself. Hit the jump for the full video and more photos from the event.

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OTHERtone Episode 17

J Balvin was the latest guest on OTHERtone Episode 17. J Balvin discusses Columbia, music, and the influence of Hip Hop in Columbia. JR and Sacha Baron Cohen make a surprise visit as well. Hit the jump for more images and click here to listen to the episode.

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Welcome Home, Scott

We’ve been following Astronaut Scott Kelly’s journey during his Year in Space. After 340 days aboard the International Space Station, he is coming back home to Earth today. He breaks the record as the longest U.S. astronaut in space and will hitch a ride back home on the Russian Soyuz spacecraft. His scheduled ETA is at 11:25 pm ET tonight, where he will land in the Kazakhstan desert (10:25 a.m. on March 2, Kazakhstan time). Peep the arrival schedule here and catch the live coverage on NASA Television. In honor of his return back to Earth, we’ve put up a Welcome Home message on our homepage. Join us in welcoming back Astronaut Scott Kelly by tweeting him. You can also view all of the photographs he has taken from space here.

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Home Planetarium

If you live in a city, it’s rare to see stars in the night sky. That can change with the Megastar Class Home Planetarium, created by Takayuki Ohira, who is regarded as Japan’s most famous planetarium designer. The Megastar Class is a projection device that can recreate the night sky in your own home, with a 180 degree projection. The price tag is $18,200 and it can be purchased in white or black. More pics after the jump!

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Via Geekologie.

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