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Nike Files Patent For Back-To-The-Future Auto-Lacing Sneakers

Nike has a filed a patent for shoes that lace themselves with the press of a button, à la the pair famously worn by Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly in Back to the Future (the movie that predicted everything). Here’s hoping that they make these soon, and didn’t file the patent just to prevent anyone else from manufacturing auto-lacing sneakers. Via Engadget:

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Tiger Woods Nike Ad Parodies Hit the Web

Nike Says Tiger Is SorryWow, those internets really move fast. Nike debuted Tiger Woods’ ad this morning, and only hours later, people already uploaded plenty of remixed goodness. The original Woods ad has already creeped out plenty of folks: it has a silent Woods gazing at the camera while the voice of his late father Earl gives him a lecture from beyond the grave.

My favorite of the remixed ads so far is this one with the final parole board speech from Morgan Freeman in The Shawshank Redemption:

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