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…The Olympics have got sole?

Nike Sole Materials

Nike has designed an entire line of custom shoes for each sport in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

While that doesn’t seem like anything special, keep in mind that in addition to the usual sports like Track and Field and Basketball, sports like Gymnastics, Wushu, Kayaking, Wind Surfing, Taekwondo, Equestrian, and Fencing also need unique shoes to enhance the athlete’s abilities.

For a full rundown, check out NOTCOT for a look at both the shoes, and the unique sole materials that help each athlete perform at their peak.

[NOTCOT – Nike 2008 Olympic Footwear]

[NOTCOT – Nike Olympic Sole Materials]

…Pool balls make cool rings?

Pool Ball Rings

These hand carved pool ball rings are a great use of used materials.

They’re available in sizes 5-10, and you can choose form any numbered ball between 1 and 15, so you’re guaranteed to have a completely custom and unique ring that shows off your pool hall style.

[Etsy – Numbered Pool Ball Ring]