Archives for 2008

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The Best Office Chairs Money Can Buy

The Xten office chair was designed by Pininfarina, the same people who thought up the ridiculous pants-creaming features outfitted on Ferraris, Maseratis and Lamborghinis the world over. The initial ergonomic design for this line of chairs was commissioned at a cost of $1.5 million dollars. And although there are more expensive chairs in the world (made of gold and other unnecessary garbage) th …

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Introducing Nikes Flywire: A Revolution in Shoes

"The most amazing 300 meters I've ever run".  These are the words of the test runner of the new "Flywire" technology from Nike.  The lightest running shoes ever made used to be Michael Johnson's famous golden spikes at 112 grams.  These new shoes.....67 grams per pair or just over an ounce each. To make these shoes even more remarkable is the fact that they hold up as well as any ordinary shoe.  M …