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…Nike makes SB Dunk tributes?

Nike’s SB line of skate shoes are often some of the most creative tributes to grace your feet.

Nike Dunk SB 720 Degrees

First, there’s the Nike Dunk SB “720 Degrees”. Inspired by the first skateboarding arcade game, Atari’s 720 Degrees, these kicks feature a perfect match to the game’s color scheme, and will definitely make you stand out at the next arcade competition.

Nike Dunk SB Newcastle Brown Ale

Then, there’s the Nike Dunk SB “Newcastle Brown Ale”. Inspired by the delicious brown ale out of Newcastle, England, these kicks feature a hoppy style that is perfect for your next beer fest.

Regardless of your style, there’s no doubting the creativity that goes into a mash-up like this; and I commend Nike for thinking outside the box when is comes to design.

[720 Degrees Via: Kix Files]

[Newcastle Brown Ale Via: Kix Files]

…Beer school is much more fun than regular school ever was?

Dethroner offers up a five-beer list to get you started in the world of beer tasting. Though not necessarily some of the best beers on the market (though they are good), they are available nation wide, represent a wide palate and are mild enough for most to enjoy without being put off by strong and strange tastes. Though I agree with some of their choices (Sierra Nevada Pale Ale is a classic, Yuengling has history and Guinness is most everyone’s introduction into the world of stouts), I think there are better choices than Dos Equis Amber and St. Pauli Girl Special Dark. Try out a bottle of Fat Tire, Anchor Steam or Newcastle for a treat of the tongue with quite a bit more flavor than a standard Bud. Beer is a great deal about personal preference though, so pick up a few varieties and give each a fair chance, you never know which one may strike your fancy.

[Beer School: Five Starter Beers]

[Via: Digg]