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Uptown/Downtown: The Changing Luxury Landscape Of New York City

The saying goes, “You could eat out every day of your life in New York City for the rest of your life and never eat at the same place twice.” I suspect you’d have to double, triple, quadruple that number of daily visits if you wanted to shop every day at a new retailer in New York City.<p>Recent …

New York City

Reports Said the Wind Blew This Plane Dramatically Sideways. Oh, No, It Was Better Than That

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>I once met two U.S. Air Force pilots on the golf course.<p>They hinted that their jobs involved flying a potentially dangerous mission or two.<p>I asked them, though, what they'd do after they left the …

Military

Old Maps, New Tricks: Georectifying London’s Historic Maps

Morgan 1682, before and after georectification, and with parish boundaries defined map (Original image © British Library)<p>To do this, we identified …

Spooky Things That Have Happened Since They Opened That Sarcophagus in Egypt

<i>This summer, archeologists opened a mysterious sarcophagus that was discovered in Egypt. Ever since, some spooky things have been happening</i>.<p>The first spooky thing that happened is that I had to look up what the word “sarcophagus” meant and I normally am not interested in learning new things.<p>Next, I …

Archaeology

Adidas Consortium and Footpatrol team up on the Carbon Green FUTURECRAFT 4D

By Spencer Hart<p>As part of the London Design Festival, Adidas Consortium have partnered up with sneaker heavyweights Footpatrol on an exclusive carbon …

Visual Art

5 new fitness features coming to your Apple Watch

Major changes are coming with a major update to the Apple Watch ($399 at Apple), dubbed WatchOS 5. The new update will become available to all Apple Watch 2 ($351 at Amazon Marketplace) and Apple Watch 3 owners Monday, Sept. 17.<p>Apple Watch ($336 at Amazon Marketplace) users can expect a …

Apple Watch

The world's most famous landmarks as you've (probably) never seen them

George Washington

Look: Giannis Antetokounmpo finally gets his wish, works out with Kobe Bryant

Bucks big man Giannis Antetokounmpo has long said that his idol is Kobe Bryant, and he’d want nothing more than to work out with him.He’s also been …

NBA

Turning the Pages™ - British Library

Menu<p>Use the menu icon to bring up a list of all the items currently in the library. Click on a item to open it.<p>Reset<p>If you have got the book into a …

Experts say lost tunnels in Israel could be where Jesus turned water into wine

A mysterious secret tunnel network unearthed in Israel could be the site where Christians believe Jesus turned water into wine.<p>The discovery could …

Archaeology

What was the first Bible like?

In the years after Jesus was crucified at Calvary, the story of his life, death and resurrection was not immediately written down. The experiences of …

Theology

Hidden Medieval Door Leading to Smugglers’ Caves Discovered Underneath Scottish Castle

Legend has it that a piper and his dog once ventured into the caves below Scotland’s Culzean Castle, determined to refute locals’ belief that the …

Archaeology

9 of the most expensive homes around the world

Here is a sampling of some of the most expensive homes around the world.<p>This NYC penthouse will cost you over $40 million.<p>One of New York City's most …

Real Estate

See Inside the 5 Most Expensive Country Stars' Homes [Pictures]

Some country singers come from very humble beginnings, but they sure didn't all end up there!Continue reading…

Country Music

Lithuanian pro team burns LaVar Ball and sons to the ground

With the rise of social media and the various platforms’ popularity among players, passive aggression and petty sniping may be at an all-time high in …

Dissecting Leonardo da Vinci’s Famous ‘The Last Supper’ Painting

During the Renaissance, “Old Master” <b>Leonardo da Vinci</b> produced an unprecedented amount of work. Among his famously eclectic—and seemingly endless—portfolio, there are three creations that stand out from the rest: the <i>Mona Lisa</i> (a painted portrait), the <i>Vitruvian Man</i> (a scientific drawing), and <b>The</b> …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Wall Display v2 Plus

Overview<p>24 inch, 1920x1080 HD screen<br>• IPS technology for bright and crisp images when viewing from any angle<br>• Built-in stereo speakers<br>• Wifi and Ethernet …

Gear & Gadgets

Jalen Rose shuts down LeBron James being the GOAT

As much as he was a rugged defender when he was still playing for the Indiana Pacers, Jalen Rose has built a reputation of being boldly honest as a …

This New Sneaker Brand Thinks Day-to-Day Life Is Athletic Enough

Lane-Eight isn't built for supermen—just regular guys who like shoes and move around a lot.<p>Josh and James Shorrock know a thing or two about the sneaker world—after all, they've both worked inside of it. Josh logged time on the supply side at Adidas, while James cut his teeth covering the space for …

Instagram Girls of the Month

Instagram Girls of the Month – August ’18<p>From the nearest restaurant to the furthest beach, Instagram girls are living it up in style and proving as …

Revealed: Seven ways to erase embarrassing old social media posts and clean up your digital footprint

It seems like hardly a week goes by without another social media meltdown as a choice quote or unsavoury remark from a celebrity uttered years ago resurfaces.<p>James Gunn, director of Guardians of the Galaxy, was fired last week for a series of tweets he posted a decade ago relating to rape and …

Massimo Listri | Collegio delle Fanciulle VI, Milano (2015) | Available for Sale

Massimo Listri travels his native Italy and the world with his camera, photographing grand interior spaces both iconic and unexpected. His …

ESPN The Body Issue 2018

Majestic 175ft gothic tower converted to a luxury home goes on sale for £2million

A MAJESTIC 175ft gothic tower which underwent a major renovation is now on sale for £2million.<p>Grade I listed Hadlow Tower is nestled in the grounds …

Forgotten buildings of Britain - in pictures

SAVE Britain’s Heritage’s latest Buildings at Risk Catalogue, <i>Revive and Survive,</i> features over 100 empty and neglected buildings gathered from all round the country which need a fresh start to give them renewed life and to ensure their survival

Great Britain

LeBron killed J.R.

LeBron left Smith -- and the game -- twisting in the wind<p>OK, nobody else seems to want to write this, so apparently I'm going to have to do it.<p>LeBron …

It Was America’s First English Colony. Then It Was Gone.

Magazine<p>Two decades before Jamestown, settlers arrived in what is now North Carolina. What happened to them is a mystery, but there are some clues.<p><b>From the English</b> ship <i>Hopewell</i> anchored off the coast of what is now North Carolina, Governor John White watched with elation as a column of smoke rose …

Roanoke

These Are the Brilliant Defense Mechanisms Medieval Castles Used to Protect Themselves

Picture this: it's the Middle Ages, and you're one of the lucky few that gets to call a castle home. Unfortunately, the problem with owning a castle …

Castles

His Airness vs. King James: Chris Broussard’s Michael Jordan argument that LeBron will never overcome

Joining Colin Cowherd on The Herd via satellite, Chris Broussard unveils a new, unique element to the great LeBron James vs Michael Jordan …

Michael Jordan