top ten backpacks for back to school

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| $29.95

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From the skate park to the bus stop, carry your stuff with style in the black and rasta Neff Daily backpack. The Daily Neff backpack has adjustable padded straps, a padded back and plenty of room to lug your goods. With a large red front pocket, green Neff logo, and yellow Suckerface logo this Daily backpack lives up to it’s name as something you want to rock everyday.

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| $54.95

jansport backpack

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The Right Pack from Jansport is the right pack for you, with its classic Jansport shape and style, traditional and exceptionally durable suede bottom, and built-to-last poly fabric, which is resistant to tears and scuffs. The Right Pack backpack is also built with a 15″ laptop sleeve! Since 1967 Jansport backpacks are truly designed to last as you haul your stuff around day-in and day-out.

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| $49.95

lrg backpack

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The black LRG Research laptop backpack has room for everything you need while on the go. Lug your most precious cargo in style with the LRG Research laptop backpack with a large padded laptop sleeve and Velcro stabilizing strap to hold your computer in place while you smash around town. A padded back, adjustable padded straps, a chest strap and multiple pocket options are all part of the package in this black canvas LRG backpack. Do your Research in style with the LRG Research black backpack.

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| $69.95

herschel backpack

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Get well packed and well equipped with the Woodland Camo print Pop Quiz backpack from Herschel Supply Co. This basic pack features an allover camouflage print with Herschel’s signature pinstripe interior lining. The main compartment has a 15″ padded laptop sleeve while the exterior has an organizer pocket with key clip, zipper pockets, and mesh pouch. Fit your camo kit with the Pop Quiz backpack and get mountaineer toughness with Herschel Supply style.

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| $67.95

chuck originals backpack

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Take this Chuck Originals Field Rucksack olive and black backpack with you on your next adventure. The main compartment has a drawstring closure and a padded laptop sleeve inside to keep your PC safe and an additional zippered pocket. The overlapping cover clasps two plastic buckles and has a small zippered pocket on it. There are two front small pockets for additional storage. There is also a leather snap loop at the side so you can clip up your snapback hat when you’re not rocking it up top. The shoulder straps are padded for comfort when you take the Chuck Originals Field Rucksack olive and black backpack wherever the wind takes you.

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| $39.95

dgk backpack

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Take on a new level of freshness with the DGK Grey and Purple Angle backpack. This basic style bookbag has just one main compartment with a laptop sleeve and mesh zip pocket inside so all your stuff is in one place. The front features a grey and purple colorway with DGK across the front, two elastic side pockets, and a small organizational pocket with a diagonal zipper for small supplies. The mesh foam back panel with DGK ALL DAY stitched on it, and the padded adjustable shoulder straps make for super comfy wear every day of the week. Rock the DGK Angle Backpack All Day Everyday no matter where you roll.

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| $89.95

odd future backpack

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Satisfy your sense of adventure with the Odd Future camo backpack. This backpack is constructed from a durable canvas and features tons of custom OFWGKTA detailing throughout. The camo print colorway is contrasted by the faux leather detailing at the bottom, custom donut zipper pulls, a large main compartment with a 15″ laptop sleeve, interior cat print lining throughout, adjustable arm straps, and a custom donut design stitched into the back. Whether your headed to the classroom, or are off to set foot on a new exploration, trust that the Odd Future camo backpack will be with you for the long haul.

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| $29.95

zine backpack

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Keep it simple and carry all your goods in custom style with the Zine Voyage black backpack. Built with a durable polyester construction, the Voyage backpack comes in an all black colorway and features contrasting white zippers and a white Zine logo patch for a fresh look. You will have plenty of space to store your essentials with the large zippered main compartment and the front pouch pocket, and for comfort this backpack comes equip with adjustable shoulder straps and a top handle for easy carry. From school to work and everything in between, the Voyage black backpack from Zine is a sure and stylish way to carry all your stuff.

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| $39.95

obey backpack

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Disappear with all your gear in the camo & black Commuter backpack from Obey. Featuring a zippered front pocket, a large main compartment, nylon laptop sleeve and bottom straps for more storage. There is a large Obey patch on the front pocket and another Obey patch on the shoulder strap so everyone knows you are down with the posse. The Obey Commuter camo backpack will take you places!

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| $54.95

dakine backpack

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The Campus backpack from Dakine is a large street backpack with all the right features for your day at school, work, and everything in between. The Dakine Campus Backpack has a clean design with an all over grey, blue, and green chambray material on the exterior with black zippers, pulls, and logos throughout. The large storage compartment can hold all kinds of good stuff including your laptop or tablet. With additional pockets on the front panel for your sunglasses, MP3 player, and supplies, mesh pockets for quick access, and a built-in insulated cooler pocket at the very front for your road soda, road or other wise. You don’t need to be in school to rock the versatile Campus backpack in the Stratum colorway.

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rihanna socks

The 27 year old singer, actress, and songwriter stepped up her sock game (pun intended) by inking a 3 year contract with Stance to design a sock collection to be released this autumn.

It’s true, Rihanna’s sock game recently took a promotion from fashion designer to creative director by partnering with Stance socks, the official provider of socks to the National Basketball Association. In her new role she will be designing limited edition socks. This isn’t just a fluffy title to make her appear more legit as a fashion designer in fact quite the opposite. It has been said that Rihanna is “incredibly hands-on and has worked on every part of the sock design process from mood boards to the campaigns photo shoots”. While the rest of the world is just learning about this development today (or yesterday) depending on where you get your news from; Rihanna hints that she has been in collaboration with Stance since May 2015. The goal of their collaboration is to take an accessory that you may have never thought about and turn it into something that has to be a part of your wardrobe. Rihanna’s partnership with Stance socks not only includes designing the collections but also has her as the star in the marketing campaigns.

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Stance has done an early release of two styles of socks designed by Rihanna in the last 24 hours at a very limited run. Each pair of socks has been numbered by hand from 1 to 1500. The men’s version of the sock is a crew sock while the women’s version is an over-the-knee style printed with vintage style newspaper ads. The knee-high sock, cheekily titled “Murder Rih Wrote” has a kitchy black-white-and-red pattern featuring newspaper typography and horror movie poster-inspired images, they are very RiRi. Stance plans to release 18 more styles from Rihanna’s collection in September, with a subsequent holiday line to be released before Christmas.

Stance’s Murder Ri Wrote Over The Knee sock is the first collaborative sock design from Rihanna, it’s an uncommon sock that states you don’t have to sacrifice style for substance. The Murder Rih Wrote sock is super comfortable thanks to premium cotton fibers that are spun for a smooth feel and blended with performance features like a seamless toe closure and shapely heels. A specialized band of elastic support your arches, while the reinforced heels and toes offer the ultimate in durability from destructive boots & heels. The socks also prevent slippage with a self-adjusting cuff that ensures every pair stays where you put it.

It has not been disclosed as to which retailers will be stocking the Rihanna socks but it is speculated that Zumiez will have a selection as they already have a wide variety of Stance socks.

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skateboard slam hand rail

What sane individual feels compelled to hurl their body down a set of stairs to slide precariously on a hand rail? To skateboarders it is second nature.

This is the most brutal slam that you will ever see in skateboarding history that results in no physical injury.  Jordan Grace retells the story of the day he ollies down a double set of stairs to slide a double kinked rail and landed neck first on a hand rail. Caution this skateboard video contains graphic imagery.

Video transcription:

Everything was going normal that day. I was sliding them down. I remember making it to the bottom one time. That one try I was like leaning too far forward for the second kink and just got served dude. Ate shit. It was slow motion, it was one of those slam where I like go oh this is going to happen this is going to suck. And yeah, I hit my neck on it…(laughs)…somehow. It went down hill from there. Everyone in the park was like call 911 and stuff. I was like “chill out man let me figure it out”. Chris was just like “dude, you got to go to the hospital today”. So yeah, I played it safe and went to the hospital to get checked out. They put me in like a whole body CAT scan and scanned my body. The doctor said “I shouldn’t skate again for six weeks”. I was skating again like within a week. Even my parents they were freaking out. My mom was like wow it was way worse than what you made it seem. Everyone thought I shouldn’t be able to skate or walk anymore. I kinda agree that slam was bad.

And there was a Gopro angle that no one has seen either. Oh shit, I forgot about that. There was a Go-Pro there. We got to show them that. I haven’t even seen that.


The family that “ahhhs” together stays together. 

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Jakey doesn’t know how to say cheese yet but because he is learning how to brush his teeth he can say ahhh. Here the whole family gets into saying ahhh. 

This picture was taken by Carla on July 4th, 2015 (Independence Day) which is also Patrick and Meghan wedding day. 

Margie, Jakey, and I travelled to Mulkiteo and parked the car at the beach park and walked onto the ferry boat to travel to Whidbey Island for a wedding. We then took a shuttle to the wedding. 

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nike ab tee shirt

The Nike Ab Tee Shirt is regaining popularity in Germany and the United States amongst youth and counter-culture kin after much dispute to the authenticity of whether or not this is actually a Nike manufactured product. This shirt is so hard to find because it doesn’t have distribution in the U.S. most likely because of assumed pressure from Nike to restrict sales of the item based on claims of trademark and copyright infringement. While the artist’s name and manufacture of the shirt first remained elusive as Banksy; we have uncovered the artist responsible for design and his name is Alexander Tikhomirov who is a self-described artist and filmmaker. Alex modeled the t-shirt after his own tattoo “born to be” which he has tattooed on his own abs.

nike ab shirt

So does this awesomely designed t-shirt create a legitimate trademark dispute with Nike even though it doesn’t say the word Nike or show the iconic Nike Swoosh? We assume the reason why you cannot find this highly sought after Nike ab t-shirt anywhere on the internet or in any brick and mortar store is because the product is considered a counterfeit product and was not sold, endorsed, or manufactured by Nike, Inc. We assume it infringes on the Nike Swoosh logo and Nike’s internal counterfeit team works tirelessly to suppress unauthorized individuals from distributing and selling product like this. Does the fact that thousands of people are searching for this item with the keywords “Nike Ab” prove that the intent of the artist is to deceive the consumer into believing the shirt is a genuine and authentic Nike brand product. If the product was purely an art piece and not made for profiting off of another’s registered trademark then there would no concern, however because there is an attempt to deceive and profit from this product this is where it breaks the law. While seemingly harmless these types of fake products can damage a brand’s equity and this may be why we haven’t seen global distribution for this product.

The bottom line is counterfeiting is illegal and it has a significant impact on our global economy by removing thousands of jobs and costing the global economy over $500 billion of revenue a year. Litigation will be required to determine if this product can be sold in the U.S. markets but until it has been decided by a court of law this product should be considered a great parody or art piece. Until that time Tikhomirov will be able to continue to profit on this tee.

If you can’t wait for the gavel to drop to determine the legal ramifications of purchasing potentially counterfeit product you can get it at ILifeStore. The site is a Romania website operating out of the EU that ships internationally.

What are your thoughts on this shirt? Is it infringing on Nike’s trademarks? Looking forward to your comments below…

dual lands magic the gathering

The most important part of any deck is the lands and dual lands are the holy grail of magic. Fortunately, dual lands are pretty cheap and you should be able to build a winning deck by spending less than $20 on lands. 

When Ice Age and Fourth Edition came out, old-time players were dismayed at the lack of dual lands. So beloved for their ability to let players cast their spells, their removal signified the dawn of a new era in Magical mana. Players would have to work to get a good manabase, and pay real costs to have something other than a mono-color deck.

But what if they had reprinted dual lands instead?

The precedent set would be completely different. Instead of wondering what the next set’s manafixing was going to be, there would always be the best the game had to offer instead.

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There were several years in Magic’s history when, if you were playing Standard, there were only certain color combinations that were possible, due to how the mana worked. Going outside of that meant using terrible, slow lands against the nonstop aggression of monocolored red decks with no such restrictions. Early incarnations of combo decks, like Survival of the Fittest/Recurring Nightmare, or Mike Long’s Prosperous Bloom, would have been unfathomably stronger.

The irony in replacing all those inferior dual lands with real duals, though, is that we would miss out on what really defines Eternal formats: fetchlands. It would be insane to print them in a Magic where everyone has access to dual lands in every format; doing so would essentially dictate the end of color restrictions mattering for Standard.

There’s also the ugly side to printing dual lands: printing cards to hate out the dual lands. The game would still need a way to incentivize people to play their basics, so cards like Wasteland, Back to Basics, and Blood Moon would certainly be made more prominent, rather than placed in the sad bin of “things the game doesn’t do any more.”

Would Magic be a better game in this alternate reality? It would certainly be a less expensive one, if the hideously expensive lands were instead reprinted to saturation. But we’d also run into a lot more Standard decks that resemble things like Shadowmoor’s Five-Color Control: all the best cards in whatever color; shuffle ‘em up. 

Forward by: Matt Dolge 

Written by: Jesse “Easy Mana” Mason

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