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…Danny Kass likes yellow snow?

Danny Kass Zoom Force 1

How does Nike come up with the design for a snowboard boot like the new Danny Kass Double Tongue Zoom Force 1?

Apparently there’s a lot of weird mustard and yellow snow involved:

According to Danny,

The pattern is of a seventies flash back inspired by the music of that generation. With the old and the new we bring you a very limited piece to make you feel good!

In addition to the boot, Nike is also releasing an entire kit of products, including a lightweight shell and graphic tees:

Danny Kass Yellow Snow Kit

If you like the design, or the song from the video, be sure to visit Nike’s site where you can download an MP3, view additional videos and more.

Suckin’ on some yellow snow…

[Nike Snowboarding – DK-TS]

…The MacMod Mod of the Year is a first?

MacMod Challenge

The 2008 MacMod Mod of the Year has been announced, and a Pre-AGP Mac running Leopard has been declared the winner.

While not quite as visually impressive as the other entries, which included a TiN’ed iPhone, a Cube with liquid cooling, a Mac made of Legos, and even a Mac shoved inside of an Xbox 360, the judges felt that James Little’s (aka jimjamyahauk’s) milestone of being the first person to get Leopard to run (or even boot!) on any pre-AGP Mac was definitely worthy of the prize.

Be sure to check out the site for more details on each of the entries, including build photos and detailed specs and info.

[MacMod – Mod Of The Year]

…FireWire is useful?


Ever wonder what you’re supposed to do with all of those funny looking FireWire ports that are sticking out of the side of your computer? Well thankfully, MacApper has put together a pretty comprehensive guide that covers just about every unique use that you can get out of the USB alternative. Features include:

  • Target Disk Mode
  • Mac-to-Mac Migration
  • Booting form a FireWire device
  • FireWire 800

Though underappreciated, the FireWire port may surprise you with its usefulness, so be thankful for its inclusion, because you never know when it’s going to come in handy.

[MacApper – The Hidden Power Of FireWire]