Nike Is Releasing the Air Vapormax “String” Next Month

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Brand: Nike

Model: Air Vapormax

Key Features: The shoe boasts a Flyknit upper, a dynamic Flywire lacing system, metallic silver Nike Swoosh branding and a tinted Air Max unit.

Release Date: June 29

Price: $190

Availability: Nike

Editor’s Notes: Mixing hues of tan and pink to unique effect on the upper, this “String” iteration of the groundbreaking sneaker incorporates metallic silver Swooshes for additional pop. Perhaps a sign that Nike is ready to experiment on the shoe with new materials?

In other news, Nike just gave the Air More Uptempo an “Obsidian” leather makeover.

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UK festivals will let you test your drugs this summer

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Following Secret Garden Party’s successful implementation of the first drug-testing service at a UK festival last year, several major summer events are following suit. If you’re worried about whether your ket’s actually DMT mixed with lightbulbs, or that pill’s 160 percent pure, there’s help at hand.

Reading and Leeds are among “six and 10 festivals” in the UK that will run…

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Facebook uncovers its bizarre censorship guidelines

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A new investigation conducted by The Guardian has revealed Facebook’s bizarrely inconsistent rules on violence, racism and hate speech.

The guidelines, published this weekend, aim to clarify what content is acceptable to post on the social media site. Known as the “Facebook Files”, they were supposedly introduced as a way to help overworked Facebook moderators…

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Nike Gives the Air More Uptempo An “Obsidian” Makeover

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Brand: Nike

Model: Air More Uptempo

Key Features: Large “AIR” branding clad across the media and lateral sides of the “Obsidian” upper with a bulbous Air Max unit visible in the gum midsole.

Release Date: June 29

Price: $160

Availability: Nike

Editor’s Notes: Nike continues to roll out its inimitable ’90s basketball model, this time serving up a low-key iteration complete with navy “Obsidian” leather, nubuck accents, and a gummy midsole.

Now, peep the “Scottie Pippen PE” Air More Uptempo.

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Craig Green on creating costumes for Alien: Covenant

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There are memorable scenes in films, and then there’s the scene in which the so-called ‘Chestburster’ explodes from John Hurt’s sternum in Alien. In that one moment of gruesome, primal terror, Ridley Scott’s low-budget B-movie was elevated to icon status, spawning three sequels and a trilogy of prequels, the latest of which, Alien:…

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What is Donald Trump doing with his hands on a glowing orb?

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In 2016 Donald Trump wrote on Facebook, “Saudi Arabia and many of the countries that gave vast amounts of money to the Clinton Foundation want women as slaves and to kill gays. Hillary must return all money from such countries!” He also suggested on a separate occasion that the Saudis were behind 9/11. This weekend, Trump enjoyed a trip to Saudi Arabia where he described it as a “magnificent kingdom” and the Saudis pledged $100 million to the Women…

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Photographing beautiful moments of self-love and acceptance

Chloe Sheppard’s I Never Promised You a Rose Garden

Chloe Sheppard’s dreamy portraiture has always focused heavily on the female experience. Whether she’s calling out body-based clichés or capturing the women she surrounds herself with, the London-based photographer offers a fresh perspective on contemporary womanhood.

It’s a focus she will roll out in her first solo exhibition next week, I Never Promised You a Rose Garden. Scrapping the notion of a one-size fits all…

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Nicki Minaj regularly sends aid to a small Indian village

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After a week that introduced us to something we’re calling the “dementia tax”, as well as photos of Donald Trump, the Egyptian president and the Saudi king gathered around a goddamn glowing orb, a glimmer of positivity and goodness has come from the Instagram of Nicki Minaj.

On Sunday, the rapper revealed that she had been sending money to a small village in India, with the money going toward providing clean water and basic educational…

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Pop protest & rave rebellion: a history of anti-Tory anthems

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On June 8, the UK public decide who will lead the country for the next five years. Aside from UKIP, who are still sketching out their manifesto on a John Smith’s-soaked beer mat, by now most political parties have given us their vision of the future. Under a Labour government we’ll get free university tuition, an end to zero hours contracts, an increase in council housebuilding to phase out opportunistic landlords, a necessary boost to schools and hospitals, and nationalised railways. The…

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