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…Ben the Bodyguard walks the streets of the web?

Ben The Bodyguard

Ben the Bodyguard is a new app being developed for iOS that will protect passwords, photos, contacts, and anything else that you want to keep away from the prying eyes of anyone else.

What’s really neat about Ben though is his website, which features a really innovative navigation method to ‘walk’ you through the features.

Make sure to check it out before the release in January, though I’d imagine they’ll replace it with something equally amazing at that time as well.

[Ben The Bodyguard]

…Beer Wars are coming?

Beer Wars

If you think you know beer, then you need to see Beer Wars.

In America, size matters. The bigger you are, the more power you have, especially in the business world.

Director Anat Baron takes you on a no holds barred exploration of the U.S. beer industry that ultimately reveals the truth behind the label of your favorite beer. Told from an insider’s perspective, the film goes behind the scenes of the daily battles and all out wars that dominate one of America’s favorite industries.

Beer Wars begins as the corporate behemoths are being challenged by small, independent brewers who are shunning the status quo and creating innovative new beers. The story is told through 2 of these entrepreneurs – Sam and Rhonda – battling the might and tactics of Corporate America. We witness their struggle to achieve their American Dream in an industry dominated by powerful corporations unwilling to cede an inch.

This contemporary David and Goliath story is ultimately about keeping your integrity (and your family’s home) in the face of temptation. Beer Wars is a revealing and entertaining journey that provides unexpected and surprising turns and promises to change the world’s opinion on those infamous 99 bottles of beer on the wall.

[Beer Wars]

…Bomb It explores graffiti?

Bomb It

Bomb It “is the explosive new documentary from award-winning director Jon Reiss investigating the most subversive and controversial art form currently shaping international youth culture: graffiti”.

    Through interviews and guerilla footage of graffiti writers in action on 5 continents, Bomb It tells the story of graffiti from its origins in prehistoric cave paintings thru its notorious explosion in New York City during the 70’s and 80’s, then follows the flames as they paint the globe. Featuring old school legends and current favorites such as Taki 183, Cornbread, Stay High 149, T-Kid, Cope 2, Zephyr, Revs, Os Gemeos, KET, Chino, Shepard Fairey, Revok, and Mear One. This cutting edge documentary tracks down today’s most innovative and pervasive street artists as they battle for control over the urban visual landscape. You’ll never look at public space the same way again.

Locations include Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Tijuana, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Hamburg, Berlin, Cape Town, São Paulo, and Tokyo, so all the hot spots are covers as well.

Conclusion: If you have even a passing interest in graffiti, its history, its effect, and its current status, then Bomb It looks like a can’t miss film.

[Bomb It]

[Via: Juxtapoz]

…It’s Thing Thursday: Rolling Razor?

Rolling Razor

The Rolling Razor is a new type of razor that uses two opposing heads to shave “in multiple directions with a single stroke”. Also, having both heads allows you to shave both with and against the grain in fewer strokes for a closer shave.

Available in both men’s and women’s styles, it’s designed to give you a faster and easier shave, and with an innovative handle, it “puts you in control”.

The Rolling Razor might not go Mach 3, but your face and body probably won’t mind.

[Rolling Razor]

[Photo Via: Jurek Durczak]

…The URWERK UR-202 is full of air?

URWERK UR-202

The UR-202 is the world’s first wristwatch to feature “an innovative new winding system regulated by compressing air utilizing miniature turbines”.

    Time on the UR-202 is displayed using telescopic minute hands operating through the middle of three orbiting and revolving hour satellites.
    The telescopic minute hands precisely adjust their length to follow the three vectors marking the minutes: 0 -14, 15 – 44, 45 – 60. Extended, they enable the UR-202 to display the time across a large easy-to-read, dial. Retracted, they allow for a very wearable and comfortably sized case; thus providing the wearer with the best of both worlds.

If you’ve got the financial fortitude, then the UR-202 is available in either red gold, white gold, black PE-CVD platinum, and ALTiN steel.

One of each please…

[URWERK – UR-202]

[Via: The Watchismo Times]