The All-American Expo That Invaded Cold War Russia

Over the course of six weeks during the height of the Cold War, almost three million Soviets visited an exhibition that celebrated America. American kitchens, American art, American cars, and most especially American capitalism. The American National Exhibition in Moscow was a full-court press to convince the Soviet… » 7/27/14 6:22pm 7/27/14 6:22pm

Watch Concepts Let You Play Pong and Tetris In Style

Lysandre Follet's watch concepts assume the identity of a pair of Nixon timepieces, throwing pong or tetris into the inner workings while avoiding excessive nerddom. The watches balance throwback games with simple, clean designs that don't look to irony for their appeal (like the designer retro-reissue of the Casio… » 11/15/07 6:40pm 11/15/07 6:40pm

Nixon Lodown For the Global Surfer: 200 Beaches, Good For 15 Years

The Nixon Lodown has 15 years worth of preprogrammed tidal info for 200 beaches all the world over. Right at your wrist you can monitor the height of the waves, and don't be afraid to jump right in when the surf looks good—the Lodown has a water resistance rating of 100m. The Lodown's simple presentation of data with… » 7/06/07 10:30pm 7/06/07 10:30pm