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Former Wall Street Broker Turned Sneaker God: Jon Buscemi and the $865 Price Tag

As a native New Yorker and a true product of his environment, Jon Buscemi was inspired by the everyday surroundings of music, skateboarding and fashion of the 70’s, 80’s and the 90’s. At 8 years old with some neighborhood friends, Jon started a line of shirts and hats that were distributed through …

Wall Street

13 Dangerous Household Items You Should Quit Using Immediately

Common items in your home that are putting you at risk.<p>There are many unknown dangers around our home, most of which we have no control over. In a world of "going green" it's hard to tell which products produce a threat to your health and which are simply natural alternatives. Here's a list of …

Cleaning

Rosetta mission lander detects organic molecules on surface of comet

The Philae lander has found organic molecules – which are essential for life – on the surface of the comet where it touched down last week.<p>The spacecraft managed to beam back evidence of the carbon and hydrogen–containing chemicals shortly before it entered hibernation mode to conserve falling …

Inside A Paris Apartment Untouched For 70 Years

Frozen in time, this French apartment gives a rare look into a past era.<p>Imagine you stumbled upon a time capsule that gave you a never-before-seen look into another era—for French officials this came true when they discovered an abandoned apartment that had been left untouched for 70 years. The …

Interior Design

Johnny Stephene's Unique Ball-Handling Biz Has NBA All-Stars and Brands Lined Up

With the NBA season underway, there's one basketball personality not in the league who's been building an even bigger following than many of the players. In only a matter of months, he's caught the attention of the NBA's best players, popular NBA-related brands and thousands of kids worldwide.<p>Meet …

Basketball

How Alibaba turned 1111 into $$$$

Sad and lonely? Alibaba says buy yourself something nice on "11.11," when China's unattached celebrate being single.<p>Bummed that you're home alone on date night yet again? Don't worry. A new watch or some scuba gear could help.<p>At least that's the philosophy behind Singles Day, a Chinese festival …

How Is Vodka Made?

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>In the video above we went to Cognac, France - the home of Grey Goose - to find out how one vodka goes from grain to bottle.<p>Vodka production starts with a starch, and for most commercial production, that means beginning with wheat. For …

It Sounds Like Google's Radical Plan To Change How Android Phones Are Sold Isn't Going To Happen

This would mean Android phone makers wouldn't be able to customize the software on their phones as much as they do today, and Google's Android partners don't seem to be on board with that idea.<p>Android Silver has reportedly been "shelved," Re/code's Ina Fried reports, mainly because device makers …

Snoop Dogg and Iggy Azalea in pointless beef - CNN.com

Icelandic Eruption Spews Record-Breaking Amounts of Lava, With No Signs of Slowing

A remote eruption in Iceland continues to send forth copious amounts of lava, monitored closely by the scientific community.<p>A tremendous gush of lava in Iceland that began six weeks ago shows no signs of slowing. The eruption, on a plain of old lava called Holuhraun in the Bárðarbunga volcanic …

Hackers Access At Least 100,000 Snapchat Photos And Prepare To Leak Them, Including Underage Nude Pictures

Underground photo-trading chat rooms have been filled in recent weeks with hints that something big was coming. Thursday night it finally arrived: A third-party Snapchat client app has been collecting every single photo and video file sent through it for years, giving hackers access to a 13GB …

‘The Purge 3’ Is Happening Because It’s Easier Than Printing Money

Writer and director James DeMonaco probably didn’t need very much convincing from the studios and productions companies to sit down and fire out the screenplay for a third installment of his hit action horror series, <i>The Purge</i>. Shot on a budget of $3 million, the original film raked in $89 million …

18 Bad Sleeping Habits To Break Now

From the editors of Cosmpolitan.com, correct these common sleeping mistakes for a better night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale and exercise and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function …

University of Pennsylvania

The Modern Gentleman's Guide To Starting A Watch Collection

This should be done carefully. A gentleman should conduct his research before selecting his first watch. It is a deduction that requires an understanding of not only what is out there, but also of one's own personal style.<p>And of course, one's own financial limitations.<p>"Unless you're spending $5,000 …

LeBron James Is Selling 'The Most Opulent Estate In Miami' For $17 Million

It's listed by Opulence International Reality, which calls the house "the most opulent estate in Miami."<p>It's on the market for $17 million.<p>It has an infinity pool that overlooks Biscayne Bay, a maze of terraces, a movie room, and a massive master suite. The photos make it look incredible.

How to Take Free Courses from Top Universities

You can continue your education with some amazing and free online resources available from top universities. These institutions offer many of their …

GoPro Just Announced the Cheap Tiny Camera You've Been Waiting For

Many casual photographers have been wanting to dip their toes into the GoPro water for some time, but have found the company’s tiny but high-quality …

World's Greatest Drag Race 4!

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

Hello! Here's what people will be chatting about on Wednesday.<p><b>1. It's the final day before Scottish residents head to the polls to vote on whether Scotland should be an independent country.</b> You can catch up on all our Scottish independence referendum coverage here.<p><b>2. A new poll from The Telegraph</b> …

U.S. government to grow 30 times more marijuana this year

The U.S. government has upped the quantity of marijuana it's growing this year, to more than 1,400 pounds from the originally planned 46.<p>The federal government classifies marijuana as a substance that has no medical use and is more dangerous than cocaine. But it's willing to let researchers have …

Ukraine Rebel Describes Witnessing MH17 Being Shot Out Of The Sky

"We shot down a Kiev plane, our superiors told us," said the pro-Russian rebel, who worked locally as a miner before the uprising in eastern Ukraine. "We thought we were looking for bailed-out Ukrainian pilots but instead we found dead civilians ... All those poor people with baggage that certainly …

Jay Rockefeller Wants to Revolutionize How You Watch TV

Sen. Jay Rock­e­feller is get­ting ready to settle in­to re­tire­ment. But be­fore he does, he’d like to upend the en­tire tele­vi­sion …

Summer of the Lakers' Discontent

There’s trouble in the former NBA paradise. It’s so long since Commissioner David Stern, trading jibes on the radio with Dan Albert circa 2002, said that his favorite matchup was “the Lakers vs. the Lakers,” their fans’ memories don’t stretch that far.<p>Not that the Lakers’ plight is so startling in …

Kim Kardashian Is About to Make How Much From Her New Game?

You won't believe it and you won't want to.<p>Kim Kardashian's new video game, an addictive simulator where you, the player/customer, try to crawl your way up from the D-list to the A-list using only your wits, your wallet and some random extensions you found on the street somewhere (tumbleweave) is a …

Sous Vide 101: How to Cook Perfect Steaks Every Time

Master doneness to the decimal point, thanks to this $200 device.<p><b>This Fourth of July, your steaks will be perfect.</b> You'll march them out to the grill, knowing that just beneath a razor thin exterior of grey is arterial red perfection. You'll then quickly sear them until they belong in a summer time …

Segway Inventor Dean Kamen Thinks His New Stirling Engine Will Get You Off The Grid For Under $10K

For the new issue of Forbes Magazine I wrote an article about David Crane, the visionary CEO of NRG Energy. When I met Crane for lunch a couple weeks ago, no sooner had we sat down than he began singing the praises of this new contraption he had in his basement. The machine — which can generate 10 …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

The Game of Thrones Cast at Their Instagram Best

From the editors at Esquire.com, 18 of the best Instagram shots from the inhabitants of the Seven Kingdoms, in honor of tonight's season four finale.<p>This recent photo of Pedro Pascal (Oberyn Martell) hanging out with Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson (the Mountain) is just the latest in a string of epic …

TV Series

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

Workouts