In the aftermath of Marvel’s Thor and The Avengers, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) fights to restore order across the cosmos, but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith (Christopher Eccleston) returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin (Anthony Hopkins) and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all. Alan Taylor (Game of Thrones) directs Thor: The Dark World which arrives in theaters on November 8th in 3D.
The Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Black Toe” is set to return this summer. This time around, the “Black Toe” will return in a true high cut that brings it closer to the original model. The all-leather upper features the classic black toe box along with red heel panels and white on the top of the toe box, tongue and side panels. The “Black Toe’ also returns with official, and much desired, Nike Air branding. No word yet on a release date but expect these to drop sometime this summer.
Made to “move in sync to the world, rotate and roll with it,” California-based Nixon has unveiled its latest premium timepiece – The Passport. Crafted with a custom Swiss-made world time quartz analog movement with 24 time zones, the piece pairs a ballistic nylon band with bezel-direct functionality that allows for quick and easy adjustments of a second time zone. Furthermore, a 49mm 100 meter/10 ATM custom stainless steel case includes a hardened mineral crystal and quick adjust Daylight Savings Time pusher, a screw-down case back, a triple-gasket screw-down crown, and luminous markers. Finally, a custom stainless steel buckle with screw pins creates a rugged and reliable closure for the leather-trimmed 22 mm band. Expect The Passport to be available from select Nixon stockists in the near future.
Definitely more rebellious than your run-of-the-mill thumb drive, USBGeek has crafted USB drives based on your prototypical handgun and AK-47 assault rifle. Designed to work right out of the box for both Mac and PC, the high-speed USB 2.0 drives feature a molded silicone casing and range in capacity from 4GB to 32GB. The handgun and AK-47 designs are now available online for between $19 USD and $35 USD.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire begins as Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson). Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a “Victor’s Tour” of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow (Donald Sutherland) prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games, a competition that could change Panem forever. Francis Lawrence directs the film written by Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire) and Michael Arndt (Toy Story 3) and it arrives November 22nd, 2013.
The Black/Solar Red Yeezy 2 colorway works well on many different sneaker models. The latest sneaker to get the “Yeezy” treatment is the Air Jordan 4. This custom Jordan features an all-black upper with a vibrant green sole that gives off a glow-in-the-dark feel, mimicing the Yeezy 2 used for inspiration. The kicks are then finished with a solar red sockliner that brings the look home.
Renowned for its expansive range of toting goods that reaches all styles be it the pragmatic or opulent, master-piece aligns with fellow Japanese conglomerate Casio to release the limited edition G-Shock GD100MS. This time around the luggage purveyor decides to rework the electronic manufacturer’s military styled, hence the ‘MS’ stamp, GD100 with an olive resin band, black display and yellow complementing accents. With regards to the watche’s physical as well as technical makeup, it features everything the base model GD100 would, including: a 200m water- and shock-resistant build; Super Illuminator LED blacklight; Flash Alert; countdown timer; full auto calendar pre-programmed until the year 2099; stopwatch; and an approximate battery life of 7 years. The collaborative GD100MS wrist watch will be available April 20 at select retailers worldwide.
Manufacturer of high-end sound systems Bang & Olufsen partners with industrial designer Jakob Wagner to add two new headphone models to its youthful diffusion line BeoPlay. Firstly, the H3 earbuds offer a new Micro Bass Port for a dynamic and balanced sound combined with an aluminum body and 23 ventilation holes for superior acoustic clarity. The H6 however comes in the form of your traditional headphones silhouette that focuses on attaining a clear midrange as well as a balanced bass and treble output. Designed with 40mm custom drivers with neodymium magnets that are perfectly angled to unlock the best sound direction into your ears, the H6 finishes with an internal bass port to deliver a well-balanced bass performance. BeoPlay’s H3 and H6 headphones will retail for €249 and €399 EUR (approximately $326 and $522 USD), respectively, with availability beginning next month at select authorized retailers.