Let's say you're an ironworker toiling on a skyscraper. You get 30 minutes for lunch, and if you haven't brown-bagged it you'll spend most of that time going up and down the construction elevator to get to someplace that sells chow.
In recognition of this, the Subway sandwich chain has built a special outpost in a shipping container, which was hoisted onto a platform at the Ground Zero construction site last week. As the under-construction Freedom Tower gets taller and taller, the Subway container will be hoisted higher and higher, keeping the workers in sandwiches for the same price as they'd pay on the street. "What you're going to see is a fully functioning Subway store potentially 105 stories in the sky," said Joe Allegretti, Subway's regional development office manager.
The new Xenith X1 helmet's shock absorbing discs release air at varying speeds according to the severity of impact unlike traditional foam inserts that perform identically in any situation. The helmet features a flexible, vented casing embedded with these specialized shock absorbers, and aims to greatly decrease potential damage to...
Finally. Well-lit corners can find relief from awkward spatial tension caused by standard lighting fixtures thanks to a simple corner-friendly shade modification seen on the appropriately named Corner Lamp, available at Zinc Details.via casasugar
Durex's new "Last Longer" campaign by DDB Auckland included the doling out of these mood-killing pillowcases. (A tad bit racy, sure...but not so far from any American Apparel ads we've seen.) via ffffound
Bad news for drug dealers looking to play Santa with the Partridge Family: you can no longer walk into any Apple store and buy five iPhones with cash. Yes, you read that right, the new limit is two, and no cash allowed, you've got to use a credit card.