This week, Aziz Ansari and DJ Khaled appeared on Episode 14 of Pharrell’s Beats 1 radio show OTHERtone. Dubbed “anOTHERtone” by Scott Vener, this episode features discussions on late night studio vibes and valuable Keys to Success dropped by DJ Khaled. Hit the jump to see a few clips and be sure to check out the full episode on iTunes.
The GRAMMYs just released a short film celebrating the city of Compton with Kendrick Lamar, featuring the citizens reciting the lyrics to his hit “Alright.” He leads this year’s GRAMMYs with 11 nominations and is set to perform at the ceremony. Kendrick will also receive the key to Compton on February 13th.
New York designer Blank William designed these hybrid helmets that are half Imperial Stormtrooper, half wild animal. He created concepts for a hippo, an elephant, and a rhino in his series The New Order : Black. Hit the jump to view more of his concepts and don’t miss The New Order : White.
This summer marks the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek. In celebration, the United States Postal Service will issue a series of commemorative stamps designed by The Heads of State, a design studio from Philadelphia created the designs along with Antonio Alcalá, who provided the direction for the concepts. The four stamps feature the Vulcan Salute, the USS Enterprise, the silhouette of a crew member, and the Starfleet insignia. Star Trek’s The Original Series debuted in 1966, running for three years. It lead to four spin-off TV series, thirteen movies, and numerous comics and novels. Hit the jump to see close-ups of the designs!
If you live on the East Coast, you are well aware of the current weather conditions outside. Snow has been steadily falling since last night and New York even issued a travel ban at 2:30 PM closing state roads, bridges, and tunnels. Here is a satellite view of the blizzard from the NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP which offers a different perspective.
We’ve closed our Shop for the day, as NYC is covered in snow. Stay warm and shop online instead. We’ll be back tomorrow!
Shot in Switzerland, this short conceptual film displays riders Freeskiing and Snowboarding with rescue flares to illuminate the night. Watch the sick visuals produced by Nicolas Vuignier and Jules Guarneri.
From Pusha T’s perspective, a rare glimpse into his upbringing, the Clipse, and his career.
A few days ago, Expedition 46 Commander Scott Kelly shared images of a blooming zinnia flower from the International Space Station’s Veggie plant growth system. The flowering crop experiment was initiated on November 16, 2015, but in December, Commander Kelly noted that the plants “weren’t looking too good.” By January 12, 2016, the flowers showed promise as the first peeks of petals began to sprout on a few buds, and four days later, these images were shared. Click the jump to see more images of the blooming space flower!