Day: September 27, 2011

Scrap Wood Cell Phone

Love this video for the new NTT Docomo TOUCH WOOD phone, possibly the first wood-encased smart phone ever! The phone, developed in conjunction with Sharp, Olympus, and a reforestation project called “more trees,” contains surplus wood from forest-thinning operations in the Kochi prefecture of Japan. The Japanese cell phone giant’s phone uses three-dimension compression molding […]

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The Born Losers

What more could you want from a film? Super-stylized hippies and bikers, great 60s cars, rat bikes and Billy Jack! This was Tom Laughlin’s first appearance as Billy Jack, that sage, wandering, half-Indian, Vietnam War vet. Our very own B movie version of Kurosawa’s Yojimbo. Despite the violent exploitation, martial arts and corny dialogue, the story […]

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