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Paper City - The Rise and Fold of a Fragile Metropolis April 03 2014

Paper City - The charming rise and fold of a fragile metropolis.

Greetings from Chuck Norris - Watch The Epic Christmas Tree Split Parody of Van Damme Epic Volvo Truck Split December 19 2013

In this epic parody of Jean-Claude Van Damme’s very impressive split between two moving Volvos, Chuck Norris sends us Holiday wishes while performing this epic stunt! Hungarian animation firm Delov Digital brings us "the epic Christmas split" using a Norris character and a voiceover of Shakespeare's "Hamlet. In the video we see boots standing on the cowboy hat atop Norris' head, and it becomes clear that he's in the sky...

Yay for Announcements! Our Handsomely Crafted Goods Are Now Available At Moss In The Pacific Northwest December 16 2013

With the recent one-year Mossiversary of the brick and mortar storefront Moss there is so much to celebrate! We are proud & excited to announce that Portsmith Co is headed to the Pacific Northwest, our second home away from home! Hayley and the amazing Moss team welcome to the Portsmith Co. family, we are just as ecstatic to be a part of your growing local community. Thanks for letting out...

CATCH : A Handimation through Glass Short Stop Motion Film December 11 2013

  Creatives and tech enthusiasts you are gonna love this video! CATCH: A Handimation through Glass is a short stop-motion film about a surreal moment on a lazy Sunday morning in a coffee shop. The clip consists of more than 1,000 photos and drawings, and was shot over four days using Glass. Made by a group of animator and filmmaker friends in New York, jamming on the weekends.

Ode To Smithy: Thomas Edison's Blacksmith Scene (1893) December 10 2013

ANVIL presents Thomas Edison's Blacksmith Scene from Alex Ander on Vimeo.  This is an 1893 black & white short film of three blacksmiths hammering away on an anvil. The clanging sound that echo's reminds us of hard work and perseverance. In the center of the action is a large anvil whose sole purpose is to take the force of the hammer. With a blacksmith behind the anvil and one to...

Camp Brand Goods Holiday Gift Guide For the Outdoor Enthusiast Featuring the Fulcro Bottle Opener December 09 2013

We spy with our eye the Fulcro bottle opener in the amazing handsomely curated Camp Brand Goods mens gift guide. The gift guide features the best in uber cool outdoorsmen gear for men from Camp Brand Goods,  Portsmith Co., Juniper Ridge, Best Made Co., Filson, Molly Jogger, Stanley, Little Lion Man Leather and music by The Strumbellas. Because every adventure needs a bluegrass-inspired indie rock soundtrack for trekking through the...

Artisan Spotlight : Waltzing Matilda Handmade Leather Goods December 07 2013

Waltzing Matilda from Jesse Brass on Vimeo.   Thanks Awsmly for sharing this video! It's stories like these that push us to strive for excellence everyday! In the video Mike Balitsaris owner of Waltzing Matilda talks about what's important to him, and how that affects the way he runs his company. "Hope I keep it true, whatever it is. I am going to do my best to keep it made...

If George Costanza Had a Holiday Wishlist - George's Exploding Wallet December 07 2013

With the Holiday's fast approaching, more shopping means more receipts to stockpile in that already cluttered wallet. So isn't it time to slim down to the bare-bones to give your achy back bone some relief. Its time to bid farewell to the "Ghost of Receipt's Past, Present and Future" and get organized. Check out our CNCH wallet which boasts a minimalist design, intended to simplify your life by lessening your...
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