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Adidas Reissue Run

Adidas and designer Alexander Wang have teamed up again for another installment of their subversive collaboration. The highlight of the collection …

Shoes

Barebones Japanese Nata Tool

Barebones Living have introduced another refined tool inspired by a traditional Japanese implement and constructed with heritage-quality materials. …

Stainless Steel

The internet loled at AirPods when they launched. Who’s laughing now?

If history has taught us anything, it’s that when we make fun of early adopters, they tend to be right.<p>In 1897, the first automobile was sold. No one believed that cars would replace the horse—so much so that the speed of a car was called “horsepower” for comparison’s sake. Today there are over 1 …

Google Glass

How Vineyard Vines Uses Analytics to Win Over Customers

When brothers Shep and Ian Murray cut their ties with Corporate America to start a little company on Martha’s Vineyard in 1998, their motivation was clear: “We’re making neck ties so we don’t have to wear them.”<p>Little did they know that the business they founded, Vineyard Vines, would become a …

Marketing

Green tea may help reduce risk of heart attacks

A substance found in green tea could help scientists find new ways to reduce the risk of heart attacks, research suggests, although experts say that doesn’t mean you should rush to put the kettle on.<p>The study found that a molecule in green tea, known as EGCG, can bind to a protein that is found in …

University of Glasgow

Go deeper: How social media is changing how we shop

As people spend more time online and get more comfortable with purchasing products there, social media and major tech platforms are increasingly a …

eCommerce

Just How Bad Is Business Travel for Your Health? Here’s the Data.

Checking into a hotel for a conference several years ago, I asked the receptionist where I could get some dinner. There was no restaurant in the hotel, I was told; my only options were ordering delivery from a fast-casual chain or a pizza joint. I went with the pizza, but my lack of choices was …

Chronic Disease

Colombia and Venezuela: Criminal Siamese Twins

SHARE<p><i>Colombia and Venezuela have shared criminal dynamics for decades. Colombia has pushed cocaine through Venezuela on its journey to US and</i> …

Venezuela

Why Backers of Intermittent Fasting Believe It Can Slow Aging

"We’re trying to get more productive, more cognitive function, and potentially live longer."<p>At the offices for HVMN, the workplace culture is all …

Holistic Medicine

Bain report: How top brands grow with timely customer connections

New research shows how leading marketers use integrated technology to deliver more relevant customer experiences in the moment.<p>Bain & Company, in …

Is Your Marketing in the Right Place but at the Wrong Time?

<b>By Laura Beaudin and Francine Gierak, Bain & Company</b>Time is running out on personalized marketing as a means of continually raising the return on investment of campaigns. The use of advanced data analytics to identify the right customers, while still valuable, is reaching a plateau. Proliferation …

Marketing

The Most Successful Brands Focus on Users — Not Buyers

What makes a brand successful in the digital age? A joint study by SAP, Siegel+Gale, and Shift Thinking suggests that digital brands don’t just do things differently; they also think differently. Where traditional brands focus on positioning their brands in the <i>minds</i> of their customers, digital …

Customer Experience

Stir-Fried Quinoa with Kale and Chickpeas

In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add garlic and cook, stirring, until fragrant and starting to brown, about a minute.<p>Add kale, season …

Food

Jets credit Golden Knights after season-ending loss in Game 5

<b>WINNIPEG --</b> The feeling was empty when the whiteout ended.<p>"It's hard to believe it's over, really," Winnipeg Jets forward Mathieu Perreault said …

How Nike’s self-lacing shoe was created, in six questions

There’s a quick but memorable moment in the 1989 movie <i>Back to the Future II</i> where Marty McFly, an American teenager transported decades forward to 2015, encounters a futuristic pair of Nike hightop sneakers. He slips his feet into them, and to his amazement, they automatically cinch, the laces …

A controversial study has a new spin on the otherworldliness of the octopus

Octopuses are strange, smart creatures that certainly <i>seem</i> alien—what with the tentacles, camouflage, and shape-shifting skills. Still, the idea that they actually came from outer space would seem to fall strictly into the realm of sci-fi; an update of HP Lovecraft’s Cthulhu, say.<p>But in these …

Biology

Stressed out? These are the supplements experts recommend

Not to add another worry to your already-full plate, but chronic stress has been shown to play a significant role in the development of disease. …

22 Degrees Ocean Jacket

22 Degrees Ocean Jacket is a technical option for those who are usually on the seashore lines or around maritime environments and have to withstand …

UPDATE: 'Fortnite' Is Crossing Over With 'Avengers: Infinity War'

There’s now gameplay footage of the Mad Titan.<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Thanos has been revealed and is equipped with super jumps, a power beam, shield regeneration, and more. Additionally, if you are responsible for eliminating Thanos, you receive the Infinity Gauntlet next with the Mad Titan’s abilities. View …

Three 6 Mafia's Most-Sampled and Best-Remixed Songs

Rap artists old and new continue to pay homage to the iconic Memphis group.<p>After being in the rap game for nearly 30 years, Three 6 Mafia are finally getting the recognition they deserve. Sure, throughout the years they’ve managed to get their hands on a handful of platinum and gold records, …

Why Technical Experts Make Great Leaders

<b>Amanda Goodall,</b> a senior lecturer at Cass Business School in London, argues that the best leaders are technical experts, not general managers. She discusses her research findings about doctors who head up hospitals, scholars who lead universities, and all-star basketball players who go on to manage …

Pharma giants are looking to ketamine for clues to the next blockbuster depression drug — and science says they're onto something big

When Armin Szegedi was working as a psychiatrist in Berlin, he felt as if he were running a lengthy experiment on his depressed patients.<p>After prescribing them an antidepressant, he'd wait up to a month to hear if the drugs were working, Szegedi, who's now a vice president of clinical development …

The Korean summit menu recalls how royals ate when the peninsula was united

Koreans, from both the South and the North, care a great deal about food. Yes, that sounds simplistic, and arguably is true of all cultures—but consider for a moment the attention to detail given to the menu for the meeting between South Korean president Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader, Kim …

South Korea

Double Barrel Creates a Unique Shotgun-Style Vaporizer

Allowing users to sample two flavors simultaneously.<p>Double Barrel tries its hand at upping the vaporizer market with its unique, yet statement-making design dynamics. As its name so cleverly implies, the model gives way to a shotgun-inspired layout — placing two chambers next to each other, …

The wellness industry thrives on the fear of death

Remember when we were normal about food?<p>I do. As a lanky high school distance runner, I would call my mom on my way home from practice every day and ask what was for dinner. If I got home and dinner wasn’t ready yet, I would microwave white rice, add some soy sauce, and gobble it down as a snack. …

Wellness Wheel

The Wellness Wheel illustrates a wellness model with seven dimensions: emotional, intellectual, physical, social, environmental, financial, and …

Vetements’ USB-Enabled Silver Necklace Is Now Available for Purchase

Stylish storage device.<p>Following up on the Monogram Brass Lighter Cases we looked at yesterday, Vetements brings to the table yet another stylishly-sound, yet functionally-adept accessory item. The luxury label’s Silver USB Necklace, which as the name suggests, doubles as a decorative neckpiece and …

FDA may block consumer sales of pure or near pure bulk caffeine to consumers after two deaths

Federal regulators issued guidance Friday making it clear that it is illegal to sell pure and highly concentrated caffeine in bulk to consumers.<p>The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it's prepared to remove these dietary supplements from the market after reports of at least two deaths in …

8 Exercises to Beat Back Pain

Did you know that aside from coughs and respiratory infections, back pain is the most common reason for seeing a doctor in the United States? More …

Yoga

Stillwater Brands' Cannabis-Infused Instant Coffee Sticks: Clockwork Coffee: A dissolvable THC lends clarity of mind to this Colombian java

Stillwater Brands isn't new to THC-infused products. Already, their teas have captured attention in the brand's native state of Colorado and beyond. Now, however, they've unleashed another drinkable and it may come as a surprise. Produced from 100% Colombian beans, Clockwork Coffee comes in the …