David Laferriere is a graphic designer and illustrator. He's also an awesome dad who has been drawing stuff on his kids' sandwich bags since May 2008, using Sharpie markers. In his own words:
If you've ever wondered what it might be like to be a photographer at a major sporting event, Pop Photo has the next best thing: an in-depth interview with Getty photographer Streeter Lecka, who's going to be shooting the London Olympics in intimate detail.
I'm that guy. The guy that everyone hates. The guy who made it so difficult to open your bag of potato chips. And this is the story of how, when, and why I did it.Republished from with kind permission from John Spevacek
There's always a trade-off when packing for extended trips—bring enough outfits to last the entire trip or bring fewer sets and hope you can find a local laundromat? Or, option three, bring the Scrubba wash bag along and do your own laundry.
Here comes CES and it's no cakewalk, let me tell you. It's more often like a slow-moving mosh pit than a electronics show, so the gear we carry can mean the difference between a smooth expo experience and utter failure.
Fanny pack technology has been stagnant for the past few decades. With the new iSafe personal alarm Waist Pack hitting the market soon, the official bag of summer trips to Branson Missouri is back on the fast track.
Men, you know what it's like to slink out of Wal-Mart with a fistful of plastic bags containing "feminine hygiene" products for your significant other. With these Asian brass knuckles, you can reclaim at least some of your dignity.
If Spider-Man: The Musical taught us anything, it's that you can never have too many airbags on hand. For their new Vegas show, Cirque du Soleil is using the largest one of its kind.
You might say that owning a carrying case akin to a full-sized laptop bag is self-defeating to the iPad's portability. But where else can you find a pouch with enough room to fit your iPad, external keyboard, power brick, power cord, and all other cables you might need—all for the same price as Apple's flimsy Smart…
Had James Franco's character in 127 Hours been packing Moore & Giles' mixology bag, I'm sure he would've been a lot happier about having to saw his own arm off.
Put that teal spandex one-piece back on the rack because we're running down the latest in style and safety this holiday for bike couriers, wannabes, and anyone else who's gotta ride in The City.
There are plenty of iPad bags which are delightfully charming but lack proper pockets for all your mobile gadgets. The Booq Boa Push bag on the other hand not only looks decent, but has plenty of room for your other gizmos.
I won't lie: I'm in love with my Timbuk2 bags. That's why I'm excited to point out that the company is in the middle of a huge sale. They're basically discounting one kickass bag by up to 60% each day.
A niche market, yes, but when you reach a certain age and the idea of going on a cycling-and-camping holiday in a foreign country appeals, you've got to consider how to transport your bike over.
It's not a scientific test, but is there any other better way to test the strength of five bag brands than using a 10,300-pound elephant? Maybe there is, but it won't be this fun. Surprisingly, one bag resisted:
The Pangolin is a spiny anteater covered in razor sharp scales, with razor sharp claws, that can shoot acid out of its anus. This backpack is inspired by the creature.
Carrying a cooler full of Pabst into a job interview may seem like bad form, but hauling a twelve-pack in a Dolores Cooler shaped like a messenger bag is just the thing to show off your go-getting attitude.