Mike Welsey

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How Adidas Is Learning To Be More Like Kanye

The new Adidas doesn’t care if it’s polarizing. It just doesn’t want to be neutral anymore.<p>Brash. Opinionated. Egotistical. Atonal. Polarizing. Irresistible. It’s how people describe Kanye West. It’s also how you’d describe American culture.<p>And Adidas, the German-run athletic wear company known for …

5 Great Food-Related Titles on Netflix You Might’ve Missed

Netflix is a bottomless well of film and television, filled to the brim with both good and bad. Tucked among the endless Tom Selleck filmography and …

Travel Lens: Anthony Bourdain’s World

Television host, author, and former executive chef <b>Anthony Bourdain</b> has licked his plate clean all over the world, from soup dumplings in Shanghai to piranhas in Peru.<p>The New York City native’s CNN show, <b>Parts Unknown</b>, heads to locales such as South Korea, Madagascar, and Scotland during its fifth …

Travel

Chili Colorado Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Chili Colorado is the greatest recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them. Recipe developer Rick Martinez's mom's chili Colorado, to be</i> …

Cooking

SeaWorld Critics Disrupt Its Blackfish Twitter Chat

Bad publicity has a way of feeding on itself.<p>Faced with declining ticket sales in the wake of the 2013 documentary <i>Blackfish</i>, SeaWorld launched a …

How to access the secret hidden menus on your iPhone or Android phone

So you think you’re a smartphone expert. You know your iPhone or Android phone inside and out and you constantly help your friends and family with …

Kanye West Gifted David Beckham's Son With Yeezy Boosts

Kanye West has been making his rounds throughout Europe as of late, performing at the Brit Awards, sitting down with Zane Lowe, and checking out …

Kanye West Spoke About Class Divide at Oxford University’s Union, So We Asked Oxford About Class Divide and Kanye West

It seems pertinent that Yeezy chose to talk about separationism at Britain’s most elite university.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Noisey UK.</i><p>You only need to spend five seconds on the internet to see that Kanye West is one of the world’s most powerful artists. A day rarely passes when his …

The Curse of the Window Seat

There is much power in the window seat, and with great power comes great responsibility.<p>I've written about how much I love the aisle seat in the past, but to be fair, it wasn't until I became a permanent migrant to the aisle that I realized that the person in the window seat is really truly the …

What I Wish I Knew in My 20s as an Entrepreneur

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Enon Landenberg, Small Factory of Big Ideas. Enon Landenberg, Small Factory of Big Ideas<p>In 2015, one thing is clear, startups …

Entrepreneurship

The Best Pull Quotes from Kanye West's Interview with Zane Lowe

“People say I’m a hypocrite. Yes, I am. I am a human being.”<p>Another day, another Kanye West event that breaks the internet. Earlier today, BBC Radio 1 aired an interview that Zane Lowe conducted with West, aka Noisey's Jesus, and man oh man, what an incredible interview it was. Pretty much …

Watch Kanye West’s Interview With Zane Lowe - XXL

If the Breakfast Club interview, the fashion show, the Grammys, the Saturday Night Live appearance and yesterday's (Feb. 25) debut performance of …

Astronomers Find Supermassive Black Hole 12 Billion Times Size of the Sun

Astronomers say they have have discovered a black hole so big that it challenges the theory about how they grow. Scientists said this black hole was formed about 900 million years after the Big Bang. But with measurements indicating it is 12 billion times the size of the sun, the black hole …

Black Holes

Top 5 startup hubs of the future--and they're not in the U.S.

Look to these five emerging startup hubs for opportunities to launch or expand internationally, so your reach can finally match your ambitions.<p>1<p>Gateway to a Megamarket<p>Dubai • United Arab Emirates<p>Gateway to a Megamarket<p>Only the kingdom of bling would kick off a recruiting drive for entrepreneurs …

6 Really Important Reasons You Should Stop Listening to Criticism | Inc.com

Sometimes, the hardest thing to do is to follow your own wisdom. At least that's how it is for me. The moment absolutely anyone says something negative about me or my work, I start to doubt myself, even though I know better.<p>That's bad, and it's unnecessary. There are many times, maybe even most …

Self-help

Woman on Death Row, Kelly Gissendaner, Seeks Clemency on Execution Eve

A convicted killer who is set to become the first woman executed in Georgia in 70 years will make a bid for clemency on Tuesday, just one day before her scheduled lethal injection. Kelly Gissendaner's lawyers are asking the state parole board to spare her life because she has found God, is a model …

The 16 greatest books about how to be a man

You're never too old for a great book.<p>We've put together a list of our 16 favorite stories on growing up and what it means to be a man. They cover everything from how to live to how to be a leader to how people should handle crises.<p>Check them out.<p><b>"Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance" by</b> …

Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique enjoy late-night visit to Barcelona casino 48 hours before Manchester City clash

Barcelona stars photographed in late-night casino less than 48 hours before Champions League clash at Manchester City, throwing Luis Enrique's preparations in to turmoil<p><b>Barcelona</b>’s preparations for the <b>Champions League</b> clash with <b>Manchester City</b> have been thrown in to turmoil with coach Luis Enrique …

Here Are GQ's 25 Most Outstanding Restaurants of 2015

<i>GQ</i> restaurant critic <b>Alan Richman</b> named his <b>25 Most Outstanding Restaurants of 2015</b> in the March issue of the magazine. This year, Portland, Oregon is well represented on the list. Three of the city's restaurants — Langbaan, Kachka, and Ataula — all made the cut. Richman is quite fond of D.C.-area …

35 Photos to Spike Your Adrenaline and Spark your Wanderlust

Each year, thousands of people start off the New Year determined that, this year, they'll travel. This year, they'll live life to the fullest and stop putting off creating the life they've dreamed of.<p>Well, it's mid-February, and while your New Year's resolutions might have taken a battering from …

Magic Leap sheds light on its retina-based augmented-reality 3D displays

Magic Leap is working on a tiny 3D technology that can shine images on your retinas, creating augmented reality that blends the real world with fantasy.<p>Rachel Metz, who wrote about Magic Leap for MIT Technology Review, explained what the mystery company (a startup that raised $542 million from …

Land Rover Defender Celebration Series

The beloved Defender will see its decades-long run end later this year as UK production of the current model winds down. Toast this lasting legacy …

Take A Look At The Homes Of This Year's Oscar Nominees

These 10 Oscar nominees are responsible for some of the year's best performances, so it's no wonder their homes are equally impressive.<p>These 10 Oscar nominees are responsible for some of the year's best performances, so it's no wonder their homes are equally impressive.

Edward Norton

Kanye West Debuted New Yeezy Boost Sneakers at his adidas Fashion Show

Kanye's adidas Fashion Show just went down, with streams in theaters across the country. Unless you were one of the lucky handful in attendance, you …

Wall Street's brightest minds reveal the most important charts in the world

The last time we ran this feature, the investing world was a different place.<p>The US dollar has continued its rally.<p>The ECB announced QE.<p>And now Greece is back at the center of the conversation in global financial markets.<p>In the early part of the year, Wall Street also has an eye towards Europe, …

The Skier's Bucket List

Calling all skiers: Get in your turns before the snow stops flying in the Northern Hemisphere and it's time to head south. From skiing Antarctica to a self-powered adventure through the Alps, here’s a collection of trips that should be on every skier’s bucket list. Plus: Get tips from some of the …

Hawaii's Most Epic And Illegal Hike May Be Gone Forever

Remember that strikingly stunning and famously illegal hike in Hawaii that gave you the chance to view paradise from the heavens?<p>To refresh your memory, here was what it looked like:<p>Well, thanks to a powerful storm, it's gone. Possibly forever. And we're heartbroken.<p>The Stairway to Heaven, Hawaii's …

Here are millennials' favorite neighborhoods in 6 big US cities

The Generationed City project at the University of Waterloo, led by Professor Markus Moos, seeks to understand the social, economic, and geographic characteristics of different age groups in the US and Canada. One of their projects is to map which cities and neighborhoods have the highest …