International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach announced last week that the time has come for sport to play a greater role as a force for positive change around the world during a speech at the UN headquarters in New York. His remarks were met with broad support from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and President […]
Olympic Agenda 2020 Confirmed Including New Olympic Channel, Sustainability for Bidding Cities, New Sports to Attract Youth Culture
According to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, “Now is the time for change.” In a new strategic bid to make the Olympics more relevant, especially to today’s new youth culture which has lost interest over the years, as seen in our Youth Culture Studies, a new plan has been approved moving into […]
Olympic Round-Up: Tokyo Lands 2020 Games, Wrestling’s Back In, But “Roller Sports” Sidelined
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced some big news this past week, first with selecting the Summer Olympic Games of 2020 to be held in Tokyo, Japan. Secondly, was the news that wrestling would be added back in the same year, beating out baseball/softball and squash. For those of us who have been following the […]
Central Tokyo Music Network Map -Plotting Artists and Genres Across the City
Web Trend Maps are becoming popular and there’s a reason why -not only do they deliver top trending correlations such as website traffic or Twitter users, it puts the results into an artistic map poster.,NULL,Web Trend Maps are becoming popular and there’s a reason why -not only do they deliver top trending correlations such as website traffic or Twitter users it puts the results into an artistic map poster. ,
Central Tokyo Music Network Map–done as the Tokyo Subway system.
An interesting new technology and music combination utilizes the Tokyo Subway map
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GPS Mobile Games In Japan May Lead the Way to New Methods of Advertising in the USA
With a million users already, Colonial Lifestyle Plus GPS Game by Colpol has tapped into a new way to get smart phone users in Japan traveling to various locations, among other things.
Vespa Culture Continues the Cred-Factor of Cool Found In the Cult of Transportation
How Getting from Point A to Point B Has Become a Lifestyle from Ruckus Riders to Fixed Gear, DIY Harley’s, to Ubiquitous Vespas. LA’s newest store showcases the best, the retro, the garage, the apparel.
Palais de Tokyo -Home to Parisian Artist Andre’s BlackBlock Store, Urban Vinyl Toys, Graffiti Art Books, Design, and Street Lifestyle
There’s a reason Paris hosts some of the best concept stores in the world, but one of the best concept “spaces” is Palais de Tokyo, home to Andre, street culture, books, caf%uFFFD, fashion exhibitions.
Manga and Anime Influences in Youth Culture Fashion
Influences from Manga, Anime, and Video Gaming continue to influence trends in youth culture fashion, creating a new demand for virtual designers and expanding concepts of retail opportunities.