Jonathan Fallon

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For photographer Aaron Sheldon‘s four-year-old son, visiting the doctor’s office was akin to entering an unfamiliar and foreboding abyss. However, his fear was conquered when he “decided to act brave like an astronaut”, and donned a spacesuit for the occasion.

The initial photograph of the experience has since grown into an awesome series entitled “Small Steps Are Giant Leaps“, which features the little astronaut wearing his spacesuit to a variety of locations. Sheldon notes:

My goal is that the images from my “Small Steps Are Giant Leaps” project will remind other moms or dads out there who may be losing their patience in line at the grocery store or coffee shop that our kids aren’t just acting like fools – they are exploring new frontiers. Our job as parents is to act as their mission control and co-pilot to make sure they can explore as much of their new world as possible.

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Charlie the chicken has become the most fashionable animal on Arizona’s Snodgrass family farm by strutting around in a pair of custom turquoise blue pants.

As you’ll see in the video below, he still has to warm up to the camera, but that clearly won’t prevent him from becoming a viral sensation. [click to continue…]

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After being announced as a concept product last year, Adidas is getting serious about making shoes with recycled ocean trash.

Dubbed “Adidas x Parley” the shoe is the result of a collaboration with anti-ocean-pollution organization Parley. The offering will include an upper made from Parley Ocean Plastic and illegal deep-sea gillnets recovered from the Southern Ocean by the non-profit Sea Shepherd.

However, you won’t be able to buy these in a store just yet. Instead, they will be limited to a run of 50 pairs that will be given away through an Instagram contest that will run through July 31st on Parley and Adidas’ various social media accounts. Keep an eye out, as details are expected to be announced shortly.

If it turns out that you don’t win, then you’ll be happy to know that a commercial release integrating Parley Ocean Plastic with one of their “top footwear franchises” is in the works for the second half of the year. Check out the video below. [click to continue…]

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After the success of their Chuck II update, Converse is giving their iconic Chuck Taylor All-Stars a once-in-a-century style makeover that’s focused on comfort.

The new “Converse All Star Modern” will be available in both Hi and Ox varieties that offer circular knit uppers, Nike Hyperfuse, contoured full-length Phylon outsoles and neoprene tongues and linings. Bryan Cioffi, vice president/creative director of Converse Global Footwear describes the colletion as “a comfortable, lightweight product that’s new, exciting and modern, but still feels very Converse.”

Additional features include debossed All Star ankle patches and HTM logos on the heel pull tab. Black, action red, lucid green, soar blue and white colors will be available.

The new All Stars will be available on Converse.com and retail stores starting June 16th, with the Hi retailing for $140 and the Ox for $130. [click to continue…]

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Apparently, ASOS has been sending customers some insanely long jeans, prompting the Internet to cry with laughter and question whether the store is trolling the world.

Case in point, 20-year-old estate agent George Riggall, who received the pair of jeans pictured above. After posting the photos to Twitter, the company contacted George saying that the added length was intentional so the wearer could “comfortably cuff them”.

As you’ll see below, Twitter provided some evidence that this wouldn’t be a hot look. [click to continue…]

1-19It was only a matter of time before the rainbow food trend spread to sushi, and the results make the Japanese delicacy look like a geode of raw meat.

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taco-bell-jake-topAfter being admitted to the hospital with bronchitis-induced pneumonia, 35-year-old Jake Booth of Bonita Springs, Florida had a heart attack and fell into a coma. As he was unconscious for 48 days, doctors were worried that he may have suffered brain damage.

Those fears were quickly put to rest when Booth came to and said “I want Taco Bell”.

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1-27Social psychologist Erika D. Price has devised a system of ranking breakfast cereals, although she apparently doesn’t stand by it.

We don’t know what criteria was used to achieve the final results—but it doesn’t matter. The results are subjective. In fact, the list will likely receive instant rejection when people discover that Raisin Bran was placed in the mid tier and Cap’n Crunch didn’t event make it into the mix.

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1-17Pizza’s history of awesomeness has led to a multitude of different variations being created around the world. Food Republic compiled 40 such examples into an infographic that serves as a pizza bucket list for those who like to experiment with flavors.

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4-2Cafe DALA 100%-CHOCOLATE in Busan, South Korea has taken food art to a whole new level with their giant chocolate dinosaur egg dessert.

The chocolate egg is positioned on top of a nest of shaved chocolate ice cream and contains a chocolate dinosaur sitting atop a chocolate ice cream yolk mound.

Chocolate, uh, finds a way.

Getting inside the egg can be accomplished via two methods: pouring warm chocolate syrup over it in order to melt the shell, or simply cracking it open with a silver mallet.

See how it’s done in the videos on That’s Nerdalicious