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How Putin's Russia Became Mafia Heaven

Inside the long, strange story of organized crime taking over the former Soviet Union—and how Russia tamed it only to unleash it on the West.<p>Mark Galeotti has been interested in all things Russia as far back as he can remember. The British-born author and expert on international crime, who writes …

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How to Not Get Sunburned (or Otherwise Destroyed) at the Beach

You don’t need to worry about how you look at the beach. It’s an escape from obligations and expectations. But what does matter is how you feel, and a lot of it comes down to the grooming products you use for the day. Here’s why: All that time exposed to the elements—the sun, sand, and salt …

Skin Care

A Good Candle Is the Secret to a Much More Memorable Home

For instance, one of these six options.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>You know how everyone tells you that scent is tied to memory and it's one of the most powerful sensory triggers? Unlike so …

Essential Men's Summer Laceless Shoes | Valet.

When it comes to warm-weather footwear, your goal should be to keep things cool and easy. You don't need anything complicated or heavy. You want …

Men's Fashion

Get Shredded for Summer With ‘Imposters’ Star Parker Young’s Workouts

Today’s stars are under pressure to not only deliver lines with Academy Award-level bravado, they’ve got to look like action figures and perform like …

What to look for if you're buying a TV for gaming

Most TV makers (and buyers' guides, for that matter) assume you're buying a set for the sake of enjoying movies or shows, and that's understandable. But what if you're more interested in playing <i>Monster Hunter World</i> than watching <i>Murder on the Orient Expres</i>s? Your criteria can sometimes be very …

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Quintessentials: See Warby Parker’s New Sunglasses

Spring will be here soon, and that means it is time to start looking for new shades. Eyewear brand Warby Parker has just what you need with the …

Mueller: Russians entered U.S. to plot election meddling

Democrats say the indictment proves Russian meddling is no 'hoax,' while Trump allies say charges of Trump campaign collusion with the Kremlin remain baseless.<p>Special counsel Robert Mueller charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities on Friday with an illegal "information warfare" …

3Doodler's new kits help kids make robotic bugs and dinosaurs

3Doodler's safer, cuter 3D-printing pen for kids called Start can already bring their imagination to life. But these new sets can help them get used to drawing objects if they're just starting out <i>and</i> take their creations to the next level. The company has launched new Start sets at Toy Fair 2018, …

Remarkable photo reveals atom visible to the naked eye

A photo that captured a single positively-charged atom has won the overall prize in a national science photography competition in the United …

Dutch intelligence had a front-row seat to Russian DNC hack

Of all the ways Russia attempted to exert influence over the outcome of the 2016 presidential election, the hacking of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and party officials was arguably one of the most damaging blows to the Clinton campaign. And according to an investigation by Dutch media, …

Netflix Introduces David Chang's New Food Show, 'Ugly Delicious'

The series focuses on comfort foods.<p>With the grand opening of his second Momofuku Noodle Bar location on the way, revered chef and restaurateur David Chang has partnered with Netflix for a new series.<p>David Chang’s first food-related program in six years, <i>Ugly Delicious</i> will take viewers on a journey …

Google and Coursera launch program to train entry-level IT support professionals

To address a shortage of IT talent in the U.S., Google announced today that it is launching a Coursera training program for IT support professionals. The Google IT Support Professional Certificate is designed to help students with no prior IT training get the experience needed for an entry-level …

Is Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams the New Black Mirror?

The author Philip K. Dick sounded alarm bells about alternate realms and the dehumanizing effects of technological advancement decades before anyone …

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

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Kurt Cobain's Friend Shares Rare Nirvana Demo Tapes From the '80s

Over two hours worth of music.<p>Fans of the band Nirvana rejoice as this week Tacoma musician John Purkey, and close friend of late artist Kurt Cobain, has uploaded rare Nirvana demo tapes from the ’80s. Spread out across four cassette tapes that were personally given to Purkey from Cobain, over two …

Watch the trailer for Hulu's apocalyptic cop drama 'Hard Sun'

Hulu and the BBC have been cooking up a TV show this year, and they're now ready to show their creation to the world. The two have released the first trailer for <i>Hard Sun</i>, a "pre-apocalyptic" cop drama. The six-episode series stars Agyness Deyn (<i>Clash of the Titans</i>) and Jim Sturgess (<i>Cloud Atlas</i>) as …

Entertainment

The Official 'Sicario 2: Soldado' Trailer Highlights Benicio Del Toro Unleashed

“No rules this time.”<p>Benicio Del Toro is back in <i>Sicario 2: Solado</i>, the sequel to 2015’s <i>Sicario</i>, and the official trailer for the film has just dropped. The original <i>Sicario</i> saw Emily Blunt as an F.B.I. agent coerced into an off-the-books cartel-hunting task force, while its sequel will focus on the …

HBO's 'Watchmen' TV Show to Begin Filming in March

Let the countdown clock begin.<p>It appears HBO and Damon Lindelof have reached a deal to adapt DC Comic’s critically acclaimed graphic novel <i>Watchmen</i> as a TV series. It is speculated the production will begin next year in March, with <i>Lost</i> and <i>The Leftovers</i> showrunner Lindelof helming the project.<p>Zack …

Here are 25 of the year's best films in under 13 minutes

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Winter Boot Checklist | Valet.

Rugged<p>Want a tough pair of boots that will tackle anything Mother Nature throws at them (while keeping your feet warm and dry)? These are for …

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David Fincher's 'Mindhunter' will return for season 2 on Netflix

David Fincher's first show for Netflix may have run into serious trouble, but his second is faring better. The streaming service has renewed the serial killer drama <i>Mindhunter</i> (which is also produced by Charlize Theron) for a second season less than two months after its mid-October debut. This …

Amazon Prime members can stream 15 Sundance Film Festival titles

Today, Amazon announced that 15 Sundance Film Festival titles are now available for Prime members through Amazon Video Direct. The films include <i>Manifesto</i>, starring Cate Blanchett, and festival award winners <i>Marjorie Prime</i> and <i>Free and Easy</i>.<p>Amazon created Video Direct last year as a way for …

The Zoomable Universe is a feast for your eyes and brain

This gorgeous new book recalls the golden age of science journalism.<p>Sometimes we want science to show us the complexity and uncertainty of …

Explore Philip K. Dick's crazy futures in 'Electric Dreams' trailer

Amazon is no stranger to sci-fi author Philip K. Dick's somewhat skewed vision of the future, having found success with <i>The Man in the High Castle</i> and its alternative history timeline. The company teased its new anthology series based on the author's work, <i>Electric Dreams</i>, this past August, but now …

You can all stop asking about camera settings now. Here's all of them

If there’s one thing of which we can be sure, it’s that if we post a photo to social media, <i>somebody</i> will ask us what settings we used. Tony Northrup …

Photography

Amazon is building a haunted house to hype its spooky 'Lore' series

Amazon's podcast-turned-series <i>Lore</i> is launching on Friday, October 13th, just in time for pre-Halloween fun. But the online shopping has more up its sleeve to get folks in the right spooky holiday spirit. Amazon is opening an immersive haunted house experience in Los Angeles next month that's …

Blade Runner 2049

'Nexus Dawn' explores story leading up to 'Blade Runner 2049'

<i>Blade Runner 2049</i> picks up 30 years after the classic original movie, but what happened in the interim? Denis Villenueve, the sequel's director, tapped three creators to make short films exploring the events between the films. Watch the first one, <i>2036: Nexus Dawn</i>, below:<p>Fans get their first look at …

The First Teaser Trailer for 'Super Troopers 2' Has Finally Arrived

The cult classic’s triumphant return.<p>The long-awaited sequel to the cult classic comedy <i>Super Troopers</i> finally has a trailer and release date. The film — set to arrive appropriately on April 20, 2018 — features a few callbacks to the original movie with a surprising cherry on top. Filming for <i>Super</i> …

Dave Chappelle, Kevin Hart, Martin Lawrence Lead All-Star Lineup For Netflix's New 'Def Comedy Jam' Special

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