A company has started producing customised pendants featuring topographic locations from Google Maps. Enter a location or postal code into the Fluid Forms website and choose the area you want to make into a pendant. For EUR 330.00, they will convert it into a 25x25x5mm silver pendant.
For those that prefer not to fly with riff raff and use a private jet, there isn't an issue of losing your luggage or having it damaged by disgruntled baggage handlers.
Bottega Veneta has produced a ultra posh luggage set that will set you back $157,000 if you buy all six pieces.
The six luxe pieces include a large hard-sided suitcase, $47,500; a medium suitcase, $42,000; a small suitcase, $38,000; a briefcase, $23,500; a Torta duffle, $30,000; and a beauty case, $23,500. All feature burnished metal hardware with reinforced corners and locking mechanisms. The entire set comes to $157,000. [via]
I shouldn't be surprised by this weird fetish as people can get turned on by almost anything but being turned on by wool is pretty damn weird. If you really must, you can view more photos here (some NSFW).
A 2 part documentary from VBS.TV about a company in Columbia that manufactures fashionable bullet-proof clothing including bullet-proof shirts and ties. At the end of part 2, the presenter agrees to test out one of the overcoats.
These gloves from Dots allow geeks to keep using gadgets such as iPhones and iPod Touches in the cold. The gloves cost between $10-15 and come with dots on just the thumb, just the index finger, or on thumb, index and middle finger. [via]
The Smoking Gun has details of a woman who has filed a lawsuit against Victoria's Secret after she got hit in the eye with a decorative piece from a thong. She claims her eyesight will never be the same again.
Created by Nicolas Ghesquière for the Balenciaga collection, these C-3PO leggings are just one of many sci-fi inspired designs. The collection also includes Stormtrooper leggings and designs based on Tron and The Terminator. You can view the others here and there are videos here. [via]
If you haven't already bought any t-shirts from the Threadless sale (I've bought 11 so far!), you're in luck because it has been extended to the 19th December. They've also made it easy for you to quickly see what designs are available in your size.
18 new t-shirts have been added to the Threadless sale which ends on Sunday. They have added some great designs including the one above. Damn you Threadless! I've already bought 6, I can't buy anymore.
The aim of the event is to encourage the Angolan government to create a landmine survivors network to help other people affected.
Depending on the level of commitment from local authorities, each participant may be assigned as a Miss Landmine representative in her own province, with responsibilities of coordinating and providing information and assistance to other women in the same situation and monitoring ways of empowerment, such as education and specialized health care.