Sean Fredinburg

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How a leather bag startup hit $1 million in sales in 14 months

Jennifer Chong's boyfriend Roman Khan needed a stylish, functional leather briefcase for work.<p>His requirements were simple but hard to find: well-made, affordable and no visible logo.<p>When Khan couldn't find one that met his needs, 28-year-old Chong stepped in to design one instead.<p>"He and I are …

IMF warns U.S. rate hike could disrupt Asian capital flows | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A disorderly reaction to possible U.S. interest rate hikes could disrupt capital flows and heighten asset price volatility in Asia, the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday.<p>Security personnel guard the stage during a panel discussion including global financial leaders …

Atheists’ Letter to Obama Includes Big Request That Asks Him to Do Something ‘Historic’ That ‘No American President Has Ever Done’

Atheist activists penned a letter to President Barack Obama on Feb. 4, imploring the commander in chief to “do something no American president has ever done: reach out to secular America.”<p>The letter, which was penned by Freedom From Religion Foundation co-presidents Annie Laurie Gaylor and Dan …

Three Style Rules Every Guy Should Know

<i>All images by Spencer Edwards for AskMen</i><p>There was a time when all a man had to know about fashion was to keep it somber, sober, masculine, and to wear a hat the minute he stepped out of the house — whether it was to the office or the bowling alley. Men weren’t expected to know anything about their …

Why Isis fights | Martin Chulov

Jihadi fighters in Iraq and Syria reveal the apocalyptic motivations of the militant movement that has hijacked the Syrian uprising – and transformed the Middle East<p>For more than a century, Dabiq was one of northern Syria’s forsaken villages, a speck on a vast agricultural plain between the Turkish …

Middle East

10 Bands You Weren’t Cool Enough to Like in the 80s and 90s

<i>This week, New York media personality and inveterate indie-rock stalwart Jon Fine will publish</i> Your Band Sucks: What I Saw at Indie Rock’s Failed Revolution (but Can No Longer Hear), <i>a memoir of decades spent in weird, underground American bands. To mark its publication, VF.com asked Fine to provide</i> …

“Ignorance is reigning supreme”: Rula Jebreal on Charlie Hebdo, Bill Maher & our inane foreign policy

Foreign policy analyst tells Salon why only cooperating with Muslim communities will thwart extremism and hate<p>"Where are the moderate Muslims?" It's a cry you're guaranteed to come across, not only on Fox News or in the pages of the New York Post, whenever there's a horrible attack like the one in …

Belgian authorities say 15 arrested in anti-terror sweep

Belgium ordered its army into the streets and anti-terror raids across Western Europe netted dozens of suspects Friday as authorities rushed to thwart more attacks by people with links to Mideast Islamic extremists.<p>As anxiety soared in the wake of last week's bloody spree in and around Paris, the …

Terrorism

How to Finally Clean Your Closet

Those wooly knits and puffy coats won't be an option all year long<p>The time to break out a lighter wardrobe and stash the heavy stuff away for next winter is coming soon. Make the most out of the transition process and take inventory of your wardrobe.<p>Yes, it can feel overwhelming, time consuming, …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Travel & Eats<p>Skip Cape Cod this summer.<p>By The Editors of GQ2 days agoView More<p>Entertainment<p>At 25 tracks long, there’s at least one banger on there.<p>By …

Lifestyle

CEO

The following CEOs helm companies from FORBES America's Best Small Companies list, 2013. Here's what they have to say about leadership. (image credit Victor 1558 on Flickr)

Jerry Springer Explains Why the World, Despite How It Appears, Isn't Doomed

If you've been watching the news recently, you probably aren't feeling optimistic about the future of humanity. Jerry Springer would like to have a word with you<p>If you’re gearing up for confirmation that television’s most infamous lowbrow referee must have the moral fiber of backroom bookie …

Universal Health Care