Charlie the chimp, known for his cigarette habit, has died at his home in a South African Zoo. Zoo officials claim that smoking was not a factor in the Charlie's
death, who at 52, lived ten years beyond the normal life expectancy of
the average chimpanzee.
After picking up a smoking habit because of cigarettes being thrown into his enclosure at the Mangaung Zoo in Bloemfontein, South Africa, Charlie began to bum smokes from zoo visitors by gesturing to his mouth with two fingers, mimicking the actions of smokers he'd watched. Following accusations from animal rights activists, officials at Bloemfontein zoo attempted to cut Charlie's nicotine supply off entirely.
This collaborative Spring/Summer 2014 footwear release reimagines the Lacoste Wytham silhouette with premium “On Court” and “Off Court” builds. The uppers comprise of tumbled leather and chalk suede, paired with a molded cup sole and padded lining with contrasting collars. An old-school “sunburst” perf pattern is featured along the toe box, while branding has been reserved for the tongue and footbed. Each pair will come complete with dust bags and multiple sets of laces. Expected to debut on May 3rd. Read more
Here's a look at the latest colorways for the Sk8-Hi Reissue Zip LX from Vans Vault. Each model features a nubuck toe, tongue, eyestay and heel with a suede Sidestrip and leather paneling. Additional details include metal eyelets, a heel zipper, rawhide laces and Vans’ iconic vulcanized sole unit. Available in black, jester red and peacoat (navy) colorways, releasing May 2014 at select Vans Vault retailers. Read more
Here's a clip of some crazy ass traffic and why there needs to be rules when it comes to the road. The video below shows Meskel Square in Addis Ababa, Ethiopa, which is just about one of the most chaotic intersections in the world. There are no traffic lights, signs, or signals. Read more