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Inside the Crypto World's Biggest Scandal

One day in the spring of 2010, Kathleen McCaffrey, a sophomore at New York University, received an invitation from a stranger named Arthur Breitman. …

Cryptocurrency

Watch Deepika Padukone explain Hindi slang in this hilarious video

The 2017 movie x<i>Xx: Return of Xander Cage,</i> made <i></i>Deepika Padukone just as popular in Hollywood as she is back home. And she has been turning heads at …

Bollywood

How Do You Explain Zayn?

The 25-year-old British singer is deeply, maddeningly, almost trolling-ly enigmatic. And that cultivated mystery—along with his disdain for the standard rules of superstardom—is probably what puts him on the short list for COOLEST HUMAN ALIVE. On a recent Friday night, though, he dropped his guard …

Red Carpet

Shops Aren’t for Shopping Anymore

Retail stores used to be places to buy things. Smartphones changed that, and retailers are struggling to invent new reasons, and methods, for shopping.<p>In the year 2000 at Easton Town Center in Columbus, Ohio, Abercrombie and Fitch opened the first location of its new shop, Hollister, and set …

eCommerce

5 Marketing Lessons Burger King Learned From Studying Hackers

CANNES, France—The King’s in town … and last year’s Marketer of the Year is still a big draw. The line to hear from his minions stretched literally …

Burger King

Blockchain technology could be the great equalizer for American cities

The city of Austin is currently piloting a program in which its 2,000 homeless residents will be given a unique identifier that’s safely and securely recorded on the blockchain. This identifier will help individuals consolidate their records and seek out crucial services. Service providers will …

Blockchain

Massive Attack’s Mezzanine and the death of the multicultural dream

“When the Wild Bunch started,” Andrew ‘Mushroom’ Vowles told <i>Mixmag</i> in 1998, cutting a haunted figure in a cover story on the return of Massive Attack, “we called it lover’s hip hop. Forget all that trip hop bullshit.” Apparently, Vowles couldn’t stand doing interviews, because he always got “the …

Massive Attack

How Amazon Pulled Off Its Biggest Delivery Ever, a Masterpiece of Buzz Marketing – Adweek

Most marketers who want to generate buzz, especially for a one-time event like a movie premiere, are looking to get the most eyeballs as fast as …

Jurassic World

The super secretive world of Swiss watchmaking is opening up

For the Swiss-watch industry, Nicolas Hayek’s shock 2002 announcement was akin to Intel withdrawing its microchip supply to two-thirds of the world’s …

Watches

How Did the Nazis Gain Power in Germany?

<b>THE DEATH OF DEMOCRACY</b> <b><br>Hitler’s Rise to Power and the Downfall of the Weimar Republic</b><br>By Benjamin Carter Hett<br>Illustrated. 280 pp. Henry Holt & Company. $30.<p>We ask about the rise of the Nazis from what we think is a great distance. We take for granted that the Germans of the 1930s were quite different …

Political Science

How to Fight Amazon (Before You Turn 29)

Lina Khan has a novel theory about monopolies—and her sights are set squarely on the company.<p>Shortly after I met Lina Khan, her cellphone rang. The call was from a representative of a national organization, regarding a speech it had asked her to give. Khan was courteous on the phone, but she winced …

Antitrust Laws

20 Takeaways From Mary Meeker’s 2018 Internet Trends Report

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers Partner Mary Meeker’s 2018 Internet Trends Report is out.<p>Big themes in …

eCommerce

A Good Undershirt Is the Secret to a Comfortable, Stylish Summer

Stay dry, Ponyboy.<p>Undershirts provide a crucial layer under your clothing, stopping your sweat from getting all over pricey fabrics and making your clothes wear through faster than they need to. And an undershirt is perhaps the most important during the summer. It might see counterintuitive to wear …

Clothing

Everything You Know About Running Shoes Is Wrong

Way back, at my fitness nadir, a sales guy at a specialty running store told me I should wear Asics. I was new to jogging, new to exercise for its …

Running

7 New Colognes for Men to Wear This Summer

Just as you switch out your shirts for summer, you should switch up your scent. Here are seven of our favorites.<p>Your smell is your calling card, a …

Beauty

The Best 20-Minute Workout Videos

<b>We’ve carefully selected these videos because they’re actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their viewers with personal stories and</b> …

PLAE: The Tech-Driven Sneaker Brand Giving Consumers The Power To Customize Products

Founded in 2012 by renown sneaker designer Ryan Ringholz, and later joined by tech entrepreneur Jonathan Spier, PLAE is a tech-driven lifestyle brand that sells customizable gender-neutral shoes for kids and adults.<p>Developing a direct-to-consumer business model, PLAE has cultivated a global …

The Best Men’s Fragrances Of All Time

These are the best men's fragrances ever created - from Calvin Klein and Jean-Paul Gaultier to Tom Ford and Chanel - as well as advice from fragrance …

Something Extra: 25 Best Style Accessories For Men

Whether you count yourself as someone who cares about fashion or not, chances are you have something like a favorite hat, a special pair of …