Levelus Eau de Toilette KILLS on the package-design tip especially since the functional elements of the bottle nod to the enclosed hints of birch and cedar. Designed by Art. Lebedev Studio, this tickles our inner geek on many... LEVELS! (ed: Especially one that loves delayed reaction April Fool's jokes. Ahem.) [The Dieline]

New Balance drops the MLS 574 Reflective Croc Pack. Two colorways with suede uppers and reflective crocodile embossed detail... [High Snobiety]

CLS'—or Cycle'sSlashed Shell Sack 25L features top notch construction along with a slew of interesting design details. [Slamxhype]

Check out this interview with the legendary Futura 2000 as he expounds on the internet, Flickr, photography, and many other topics. [Freshness Mag]

Blogs rule. Not only do they keep us in a job but they're great for revealing rad jewels like this post from Todd James' Reas International site where the artist and his artist friend Barry McGee go to black metal show at the Brooklyn Masonic Temple. Sound like a graf nerd fanfic or what?! [Reas International]

I know these little "Creature Clocks" by designer Pete Oyler are supposed to be megafuntimes Kawaii or some shit but seriously, they just remind me of that twisted Dutch horror fetish movie The Human Centipede. [Yanko Design]