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Death row inmate to be executed in hours for shooting convenience store worker in head

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Death row inmate to be executed in hours for shooting convenience store worker in head

Prison officials in Georgia are preparing to execute a man who was convicted of shooting dead a convenience store worker 25 years ago.Ray Jefferson Cromartie, 52, is scheduled to die by lethal injection at 7pm EST (12am UK time) at Jackson’s Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison for the killing of Richard Slysz.On 10 April 1994,…

Inside the Hyper-Organized World of Wedding Planning Spreadsheets

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Inside the Hyper-Organized World of Wedding Planning Spreadsheets

There are many ingredients that contribute to the perfect wedding: good company, free-flowing booze, and romance all around. But the real secret sauce? Next-level Excel. If you’ve never been in the position of trying to plan a wedding before, let me tell you: You have no idea about the spreadsheets.Wired UKThis story originally appeared on…

Everlane’s recycled Snap-Front Liner is the rare and perfect iteration of a mid-weight jacket

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Everlane’s recycled Snap-Front Liner is the rare and perfect iteration of a mid-weight jacket

The Everlane Snap-Front Liner in the color Ochre. Everlane Everlane’s $98 ReNew Snap-Front Liner is one of the most versatile clothing items I own.It’s a puffer jacket that is lightweight and warm enough for both an “Is it fall yet?” day and for layering in the dead of winter. And it packs down to almost…

Chiara Tommencioni Pisapia uses moths to transform unwanted clothing into “precious” bio-waste material

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Chiara Tommencioni Pisapia uses moths to transform unwanted clothing into “precious” bio-waste material

Central Saint Martins graduate Chiara Tommencioni Pisapia has proposed a method for improving the textile recycling process by using moths to break down the natural fibres in discarded clothing.Pisapia, who says she is “interested in sustainability related to fashion, textile recycling, bio-design and the circular economy”, wanted to find a more efficient way to deal…

Our Favorite Furniture Hacks

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Our Favorite Furniture Hacks

Do you remember our Project Restyle series from back in the day? Many of the posts were clothing related (like how to restyle a vintage top) and we even gave an old chandelier a shiny, new life. Lately, we’ve added a lot of furniture hacks to the mix, and wanted to share a roundup of…

How an Early 20th-Century English Guild Is Inspiring a New Generation

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How an Early 20th-Century English Guild Is Inspiring a New Generation

traditionsThe Omega Workshops blurred the boundaries between visual and decorative art. Now, it’s become totemic for a cadre of contemporary designers.Contemporary works that reference the Omega Workshops, clockwise from top: a tapestry from Lrnce’s “Boys of the South” collection (2017); hand-painted cotton canvas stuffed cube pouf by Naomi S. Clark with Fort Makers (2017); Dimore…

Police chase suspect after shooting at California high school

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Police chase suspect after shooting at California high school

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (Reuters) – A Southern California high school student killed two classmates and wounded three on Thursday, pulling a .45 caliber semiautomatic handgun from his backpack and emptying it in a matter of seconds as the school day began. He saved the last bullet for himself. It was his 16th birthday. The teenaged…

Nike will stop selling directly on Amazon, ending pilot program

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Nike will stop selling directly on Amazon, ending pilot program

Nike gear will still be available from third-party sellers on Amazon. Angela Lang/CNET Nike will soon stop officially selling on Amazon, ending a pilot program that began in 2017 as the sneaker and apparel giant looked to expand its presence on the e-commerce titan. “As part of Nike’s focus on elevating consumer experiences through more direct, personal relationships,…

Leong Leong adds monolithic projection screens to R13’s brickwork flagship store

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Leong Leong adds monolithic projection screens to R13’s brickwork flagship store

Large blocks covered in LED screens show projections and form clothing displays in this New York City retail space designed by architecture firm Leong Leong. Brothers Dominic and Chris Leong renovated a building in New York’s SoHo neighbourhood to house R13 Denim’s first flagship store.The aim was to create a space that combines existing “historic”…

Chevy and Carhartt Go to Work on 2021 Silverado HD Special Edition

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Chevy and Carhartt Go to Work on 2021 Silverado HD Special Edition

Photo credit: ChevroletFrom Car and DriverChevrolet has revealed a special edition of the 2021 Silverado 2500HD LTZ crew-cab pickup, decorated by clothing maker Carhartt.This is the second time a Chevy Silverado HD has had the Carhartt cosmetic treatment (the first was in 2016).It’s not just for show; this 2021 Carhartt Silverado goes on sale in…