This is my beginning; Radical Honesty.

So I have decided that the way of the world is to be fake. Fake this, fake that, and for what? To make others happy? What does that get the individual? Nada. So that is what I am going to do is practice Radical Honesty. What is Radical honesty you ask? Well let me tell you about the practice before you jump to conclusions.

What is Radical Honesty? Radical Honesty is a kind of communication that is direct, complete, open and expressive. Radical Honesty means you tell the people in your life what you've done or plan to do, what you think, and what you feel. It's the kind of authentic sharing that creates the possibility of love and intimacy.

The practice of Radical Honesty is based on the work and writings of Dr. Brad Blanton, a psychologist who found that the best way to reduce stress, make life work, and heal the past is to tell the truth.

Reckless honesty is the result of pushing the authenticity envelope so far that you shoot yourself in the foot. Radical honesty is having the balls to walk up to a girl and say “Hi” because you think she’s attractive and you want to find out more. Reckless honesty is walking up to the same girl and saying “Wow, you are absolutely gorgeous. There’s nothing I’d like to do more right now than to take you into the nearest bathroom, rip all your clothes off, and tap that ass"

1. EMOTIONAL HONESTY: Reveal your emotional reactions, both positive and negative, to the events of your life, particularly to your spouse's behavior.

2. HISTORICAL HONESTY: Reveal information about your personal history, particularly events that demonstrate personal weakness or failure.

3. CURRENT HONESTY: Reveal information about the events of your day. Provide your spouse with a calendar of your activities, with special emphasis on those that may affect your spouse.

4. FUTURE HONESTY: Reveal your thoughts and plans regarding future activities and objectives.

This is something I have looked deep into and feel that this movement will make me a better person in life. Stay tuned. I will be updating about this venture regularly.

Rap Basement - "Bill O Reilly Continues His Hate Of Rap, Rips Young Jeezy and Jay-Z"

I have to say I semi agree with these two. That was a tasteless display of two business men congratulating our PRESIDENT. Why to show your asses guys! Keep giving them something to dog us about.


50 Cent Plans To Launch Dietary Supplement Line

50 Cent already has his hands in music, film, clothing, video games and now has his eyes set on healthcare.The G-Unit honcho recently revealed to The New York Post that he plans to release his own line of dietary supplements."Right now, I’m interested in dietary supplements,” 50 divulged to The Post. “I’ll be coming up with something very soon.”50 declined to reveal the name of the dietary line when questioned about it."I can’t tell you, I’d be blowing the big launch party!" 50 said.50 is currently gearing up to release his forth solo album titled Before I Self Destruct in March. The album will feature appearances from Eminem, Dr. Dre and G-Unit rappers Lloyd Banks and Tony Yayo.


LIL WAYNE TALKS WITH KATIE COURIC "Im a gangsta, gangsta's don't ask questions"

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Converse (Product) Red x Jeff Hamada

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Converse is helping out the cause by hooking up with (Product) Red and Vancouver based designer Jeff Hamada. For the occasion Jeff designed a pair of Chuck Hi Taylors, the hand design is ill. Livestock will be hosting a party/charity event for the launch of the sneakers, with
all proceeds going to the Global Fund.[highsnobiety]

Nixon - Gunmetal

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If this watch were a woman, I would look it up and down and say to it, “Excuse me for being so direct but, do me now.” New from Nixon, this wicked watch can take you from loser to ballin and from six to midnight in no time. It’ll just cost you 450. Get it riiiight hurr.
Comes in lots of colors. Check out a few more below.


Lil Wayne-Moneymaker

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New Weezy track which features Young Money all-stars Jae Millz, T-Streets, & Gudda Gudda. It’s got a dope beat with a star studded cast and Wayne’s vocal’s are crazy. It’s getting me excited for the Rebirth. Enjoy the download it hurr.

Featured Architect - Santiago Calatrava

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Santiago Calatrava (Valls), internationally recognized Valencian Spanisharchitect, thoroughly conceptualizes structural art. Calatrava’s stylehas been heralded as bridging the division between structuralengineering and architecture.
Check out some other sweet pics below.

Latest Music! Wayne and 50 Beef.



I'm now in love with Daphne Joy, Thanks Ye!

Daphne is a model from the Philippines.



SICK for any soccer mom, very Posh & Beckham-like!


Roc Star x Ato Matsumoto Sneakers

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The latest colorway in Ato Matsumoto’s popular sneaker model teams him up with DJ Daruma, designer of Japanese label Roc Star. The kicks take some obvious influence from some early 90’s releases with neon pink accenting over a black backdrop. Retailing for ¥30,450 (Approx. $337 USD), the collabo project will see a release at Phenomenon Harajuku very soon.
Source: Cool Trans

Air Jordan 1 High Strap Midnight Marauders

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With one of their better conceptual designs of the year, the Jordan camp gets set to launch their Tribe Called Quest tribute Jordan 1’s. The kicks take obvious cues from Tribe’s Midnight Marauders album which sprang the classic single “Award Tour” not to mention elevated the group’s intellectual rhymes into another stratosphere with a blend of Jazz infused Hip-Hop. Following that same timeless element, the sneakers feature a mostly black palette with beautifully placed embroidered mesh, green/red accenting and a sleek patent leather swoosh. Select retailers including Undefeated will see a release this Saturday, January 31st at all of their US chapter stores.


John Lautner's chemosphere house.

The landmark Chemosphere home in the Hollywood Hills and its owner, publisher Benedikt Taschen, were profiled in a 2005 Home cover story. “What was great about Lautner is that he had this dualism about nature and the city,” Taschen said at the time, noting that one side of the house was “pure nature,” with skunks, bobcats, coyotes and deer, while the other side was “pure city,” the vast San Fernando Valley.

The career of the architect John Lautner (1911-1994) spanned more than six decades, yet he is little known outside the architecture world, even though his buildings have starred in movies like “Diamonds are Forever” and “Charlie’s Angels.” Man’s relationship to nature and the universe intrigued Lautner and informed his designs, from coffee shops to plans for endless cities. Unfolding from the hills, nestled in canyons, or hovering above city skylines, Lautner’s residential projects have had influence on some of today’s most important architects — Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid and Rem Koolhaas, among them.


Kanye's Nike & Louis Vuitton Shoes

Kanye West has been building buzz for his upcoming "Nike Air Yeezy" shoes for a while now but recently the rapper slash producer switched the hype by releasing pictures of his new Louis Vuitton kicks. The Nike Air Yeezy's are set to hit stores reportedly in March while the Louis Vuitton Kanye designed shoes are currently set to hit sometime in Fall, with an additional release in January of 2010. Nike Air Yeezy

And the Kanye West Louis Vuitton Shoes...


MUST HAVE!! - Montre F1/Carbon GMT Concept Watch

Carbon fiber is being used in a number of high-end watches, like the Bell & Ross watches we’ve written about in the past. It’s a unique feature that allows a watchmaker to differentiate themselves from other companies. That’s where designer John Pszeniczny comes into play for his Montre F1/Carbon GMT watch concept which he designed:

The watch is inspired by an F1 car, utilizing a variety of materials you’d find on the car itself; rubber, carbon fiber, and metal. On top of that, you’ll find Swarovski crystals, and 18 rubies that represent the 18 different F1 tracks around the world. Speaking of the 18 F1 tracks, the digital display can show the time at any of those tracks. On top of that, it also features a lap time function and a stopwatch.
This unique piece will run you well into the 5 figure range. I’ve read anywhere from $20,000-$40,000.


SICK!!! Puma Scuderia Ferrari Trionfo Lo GT II

LOVING these!

This new fashion version of the SF Trionfo is not short in funcion. As the pro model it features an asymmetric lacing, split heel construction to ensure better cushioning and anatomical comfort. The shoe features a combination of soft leather, canvas and suede uppers, air padded cushion insoles, and oil resistant and non-slippery rubber outsoles. Ferrari Logo located on side of heel.


2009 SMS 570 Dodge Challenger

First product offering from SMS Supercars
Jan 21, 2009 - Orange County, California. Late last Friday night, automotive icon Steve Saleen and his new company SMS Supercars launched the production version of the SMS 570 Challenger to media and customers. The lifestyle unveiling at “Tentation” nightclub in Newport Beach proved to be the perfect venue for the automotive enthusiast audience. “We have an exciting new vehicle and wanted toshake up the old standard introduction at an auto show” explains Steve Saleen.
After its late night launch the SMS 570 Challenger began its lengthy tour to numerous US destinationsand Dodge dealerships. First stop last weekend was the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, AZ,where it was on display for attendees to admire.
“Scottsdale was just a stopover en route to the NADA Convention in New Orleans”, notes Steve, “I will present the car to Dodge dealers at the convention January 24-27”. The car will then continue on to anumber of locations in the South East where it will be shown to customers and dealers. A US press tour with both production models will follow at the end of the first quarter of 2009.
The 500 HP SMS 570 Challenger and the 700 HP SMS 570 X Challenger can be ordered through all Dodge dealers at this time. In addition to the patented SMS Supercharger atop the ultra high-performance engine, both production models feature completely revised aesthetics, aerodynamics and performance features including; SMS Series 4 suspension and high performance cross drilled brakes with six pistons up front and four pistons at the rear. The interior features the SMS Signature Series chevron seats with deep bolsters, rich leather and Alcantara suede for high-performance comfort. Aerodynamic features include a front fascia with high volume radiator intake, a “GTX” inspired front grille, a high downforce front splitter with intercooler ducting, side skirts with rear brake ducting, a vented rear fascia with an extended blackout taillight surround, a high downforce rear diffuser and rear spoiler, as well as Steve Saleen’s new signature SMS Red ButterflyTM Dual Side Induction Hood. SMS 570 Challenger pricing starts at $64,870.00.


2009 Kicherer Mercedes-Benz GL 42 Black Line

A SUV, and particularly one which is driven by a diesel engine, is not quite a lazy car. Mercedes tuner KICHERER shows how the Mercedes GL 420 CDI learns to fly in its recent reincarnation named KICHERER GL 42 Black Line.

The KICHERER GL draws its extended force resources from a modified engine control unit wrenching 360hp and a torque of 900Nm from the V8 engine. To make sure that this excess in performance may be properly enjoyed, the electronic Vmax limit has been raised to 280km/h. The suspension is electronically adjusted and comes up with a much sportier characteristic curve preventing the SUV from loosing its temper. The accelerator pedal’s response behaviour, too, has been electronically optimised in order to make sure that the engine will release its performance more spontaneously. These technical modifications are brought to perfection by a two-pass sports exhaust system. To illustrate the increased motor activity visually, the KICHERER GL has been provided with an off-road package comprising, among other things, running boards, larger fenders, a new grille and a roof-edge spoiler as well as numerous black body trims. A complete special edition 21“ wheelset with wide-base tyres is the cherry on top. Inside the car, KICHERER drivers will enjoy a sports steering wheel, trim parts made of genuine carbon as well as a complete leather equipment covering even the roof interior and many other elements. All tuning components are sold singly or are already integrated in a complete vehicle. The test car price of the GL 42 Black Line is 125,820 Euros.

HP's iPAQ Data Messenger finally up for pre-order

In reality, HP should've made sure that its iPAQ Data Messenger shipped alongside the Voice Messenger back in December, but given that it didn't, we suppose it's a small victory that the handset is finally up for pre-order in the UK today. Of course, getting any halfway intelligent Briton to spend £419 ($593) on this already forgotten WinMo 6.1 device (with Mobile World Congress just weeks away, no less) is a challenge we're thrilled to not be responsible for.


Puma x Undefeated “24K Collection” / Semi Hot! IMO

When PUMA’s® classic style meets Undefeated’s radical reputation, the results are a collection featuring high quality, ready-to-wear kicks with a luxury-street appeal. The PUMA x Undefeated “24k Collection” features the PUMA Mid - a mid-cut version of the iconic PUMA Suede, which is redefined through Undefeated’s unique style.
The silhouette of the PUMA Mid offers a clean and “grown” look, while design details and material upgrades bring the shoe to life. The collection includes four different classic colors, all done in perforated suede, matching midsole stitching and accented with an embossed snakeskin formstrip. Also included in the collection is an extra limited mirror gold version. The inner sole is decorated with the Undefeated logo while a studded “five strikes” pierces through the outer collar. The shoes come with three different lace options, and the double-sided metal hangtag featuring both the PUMA and Undefeated logos are the final touches which set the shoe apart and make them a must in your rotation.
The collection will be hitting shelves in all the Undefeated locations on Saturday, February 7th as well as the following retailers: Classic Kicks (NYC), ALIFE (NYC), Atmos (NYC), Major (DC), Premium Goods (Houston), Leaders (Chicago) and Bodega (Boston), Ubiq (Philadelphia).
Detailed images of all four colorways in the Puma x Undefeated “24k Collection” follow after the jump.



January 27, 2009. just caught wind that rapper Faboluos may be having money problems. Apparently all of his credit cards are maxed out.Here's a report in today's NY Post:
[Fabulous and his entourage] requested "the usual excess of champagne and alcohol, so the manager asked for a credit card to start a tab." Unfortunately, Fabolous' credit cards were all declined. "By the fifth credit card, the entourage member designated to take care of his tab goes outside," our source said, "only to start a fight with the outside bouncer. He tripped and fell, hitting his head on the concrete and started bleeding. The manager called an ambulance. But as soon as the entourage member also saw the police, he began running away, blood oozing down his face." So … the dude that was supposed to pay goes outside without paying … then gets his azz beat by the bouncer. Must have been a hood restaurant.Well ... better him getting his azz whooped that Fabo...



Cliff hanger!!

When I first saw this place, all I could do was "jaw-drop" Its amazing from front to back - Truely what dreams are made of.

Architects: Vila Castela, Nova Lima, MG, Brasil
Year: 2004/2005
Via: plataformaarquitectura



By Duilio Damilano.

Italian architect Duilio Damilano has sent us some exterior photos of the B-House he designed, which was recently built in Cuneo, Italy.


Kelly Rowland Fires Manager Matthew Knowles speaks on beef with Bey.

A highly placed source in Kelly Rowland’s camp exclusively tells Bossip she fired manager Matthew Knowles today. The well positioned source tells Bossip a big argument went down and at the end, Kelly kicked her “Dad” to the curb. The source goes on to say this is sure to put a strain on Kelly and Beyonce’s relationship.
We are pretty sure this has something to do with the Knowles clan trying to sabotage Kelly’s career for years. Beyonce is almost the only one left from Destiny’s Child, imagine that.
You heard it heard it here first.
Was he paying too much attention to Beyonce or does he deserve more loyalty?


Charli Baltimore Says She Was Big’s Only OFFICIAL GIRL.

Everyone has something to say about the Notorious movie and although Charli Baltimore
hasn’t even seen the movie, she has serious beef with it. In a recent interview with AHH, she goes hard at Ms. Wallace, Lil’ Kim, and Faith. She says Big only had one official girl, her
On Being Big’s Only girl:
Charli Baltimore: Well anybody that knows Big, or D-Roc or Cease or any person that lived in Big’s house…even Ms. Wallace whether she wants to believe it or not, knows that I was Big’s girl. I don’t need to say it every five minutes, I don’t need to throw Big a dinner every year on his birthday and sit his picture there and pray all praises be to Big. I know what I had with Big, and I don’t need to explain it to everyone.
She also goes at Kim and Ms Wallace:
On Kim:
Wanted Christina Milian to portray her as Lil’ Kim? I wasn’t aware they were the same complexion [laughs]. Again I didn’t see the movie but last I checked, well I don’t know what color she is right now, but she was brown-skinned. Maybe she’s light-skinned now. I don’t know. People change skin tones in this day and age. I can’t see Christina Milian portraying Lil Kim. That’s not…that seems really weird to me, but you know, to each his own.
On Ms Wallace:
Maybe it made [Voletta Wallace] feel better [to leave Charli Baltimore out of the film], I don’t know. Maybe it made for juicier story lines to just use Kim and Faith


ATO Spring / Summer 2009 Cow Hide Boots

I've been loving this shoe for a while.....not really sure how exactly I would rock em, but this possibilities are endless with this colors.

The Ato Cow Hide boot comes this Spring/Summer 2009 season in a new colorway.

This Spring/Summer 2009 the sneaker comes in a new grey/yellow/orange/blue colorway. It is now available at Revolution.


Fan's art submission: Gave me a new view on this track!

Amazing animation work.

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