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Blue Jays' Anthopoulos: 'You feel the same way as fans'

<i>Maclean’s senior writer Michael Friscolanti recently spoke with Alex Anthopoulos, asking the GM about his sleep patterns, the post-game gift he</i> …

Toronto Blue Jays

Attack of the Baseball Cards 2011 TriStar Obak Baseball Box Break.MP4

Box Busters: 2010 TRISTAR Obak baseball cards (Part 2)

Sherwin Williams Paint and varnish Porcelain Sign Antique

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140-Year-Old Baseball Card Collection Valued at $1 Million by Antiques Roadshow

As first reported in August, a unique collection of 19th-century baseball cards caused quite the stir at a New York City taping of <i>Antiques Roadshow</i>.<p>The archive, a 140-year-old stash of documents and cards depicting members of the Boston Red Stockings, was brought in and appraised at $1 million.<p>Such …

'Holy Smokes!': Rare Baseball Card Collection Hits Home Run

This week on <i>Antiques Roadshow</i> on PBS, a woman brought in a set of old baseball memorabilia that she had found in a desk drawer — and received a big surprise.<p>The woman, who has remained anonymous, inherited the collection from her great-great-grandmother, who she says owned a boarding house in …

A vintage baseball collection built on memories

At least once every week — "déjà vu all over again," as Yogi Berra might say — Michael Osacky gets a phone call in his Near North Side apartment that goes something like this:<p>"Hello," says Osacky.<p>"I've got it. I've got it," says the caller, almost always a male.<p>"What?" says Osacky.<p>"The card! The …

University of Illinois

Fantasy Football: FanDuel Value Picks and Season Long Waiver Wire Options

Are you playing Fantasy Football at FanDuel and Draft Kings this weekend? Does your season long league need some roster help in the wake of Jamaal …

The vanished streets of Old Paris

Lost streets of Old Paris<p>Eugène Atget's record of a city about to be swept away<p>1902<p>1902<p>Eugène Atget (1857-1927) took up photography because he felt …

Avant-garde

15 Vibrant + Bright Dining Rooms for Serious Color Inspo

The dining room can <i>and</i> should be the heart of any home. Your healthy, delicious meals are meant to be shared with loved ones in a space that is conducive to love, laughter and, of course, eating. If you feel that your current space is looking a little lackluster, we’ve rounded up some serious color …

Interior Design

The young, raw Elvis Presley

On July 30, 1954, 19-year-old Elvis Presley made his first live professional appearance at a concert in Memphis, Tennessee. A new book from Taschen, "Elvis and the Birth of Rock and Roll," brings together photos from legendary photographer Alfred Wertheimer.

These 29 Car Ads From 60 Years Ago Are Undeniably Cool

Back to a time when everything was cool.<p>In the earliest years, <i>Car and Driver</i> hewed so tightly to the interests of sports-car owners that it was called <i>Sports Cars Illustrated.</i> Here we present a collection of some of our favorite ads that featured in the pages of <i>SCI</i> from our first issue in 1955 …

Sports Cars

The 20 Most Popular Male + Female Dog Names

It’s been all about baby names lately, but now we’re talking dog names — after all, you have even MORE room for creativity with your pup’s moniker! In the popular television series <i>Columbo</i>, the detective played by Peter Falk was sometimes accompanied by his droopy-faced basset hound. His dog’s name: …

Pets

Let's throw the dice: what video games can learn from board games

Two years ago, when I left video games criticism to work full-time in table top games, a lot of people, my mum chief among them, were startled.<p>These days, it’s easy to explain. Board game cafes are springing up all over the world, and investors are pouring millions into the industry.<p>But I didn’t …

Board Games

27 Art Destinations Around The World To Visit Before You Die

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ― Pablo Picasso

This elder hipster is way more fashionable than you

Gunther Anton Krabbenhoft, an elderly man from Germany, proves that style doesn’t have to decrease with age.<p>It was after German street style blog</i> …

Social Media

Grandparent Power: Bonds With Seniors Help Stabilize Teens

Study surveyed more than 1,400 adolescents<p>By<p>Ann Lukits<p>Teens who form close, loving relationships with a grandparent are more likely to have fewer behavioral and emotional problems than less-attached teens, says a study published online in the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.<p>The benefits to the …

Diabetes

A Look At Open Bionics’ 3D-Printed Robotic Hands For Amputees

Open Bionics, a startup out of the U.K. that makes bionic hands, figured out how to dramatically lower the cost of prosthetics using a combination of open-sourced 3D printing software and robotic sensors.<p>Nearly 2 million people live with the loss of a limb in the U.S., according to Amputee …

20 awesome photos of extreme latte art

Recent surveys have even shown that some people are willing to pay more for an especially creative latte.<p>In August, the Journal of Sensory Studies published the findings of an online survey whose respondents were willing to pay up to 13% more for a cup of coffee with latte art than for a cup that …

Coffee

Fall Home Decor: 9 Color Trends To Try

You might want to rethink this season's color palette.<p>For some reason – it's hard to say exactly how it came about – fall is largely associated with dark colors. Perhaps it's the early sunset or the leaves' shift from green to orange to brown, but pastels, and fun prints shouldn't be relegated to …

Home Decorating

How these 75-plus murals have turned three L.A. alleys into an outdoor art gallery

In the throes of a sweltering heat wave near downtown L.A., Jason Ostro wanders sun-baked alleyways off Beverly Boulevard that until recently had been strewn with litter, discarded mattresses and rusty bikes, and he beams at the new explosion of color around him.<p>Ostro’s the Alley Project has …