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2205, 2017

Andy Cohen, Tig Notaro and More on Charm

By | May 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Alexandra Fuller “I was raised with a very colonial, shallow understanding of charm, this fragile set of rules that usually emphasized language. My mother might remark that someone had charming manners, but what she really meant was that they knew the rules to get into ‘the club.’ The [...]

2205, 2017

Pop Star Harry Styles Lists Home in Los Angeles

By | May 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Pop star Harry Styles is putting his modern Los Angeles home on the market for $8.495 million, according to listing agent Justin P. Huchel of Hilton & Hyland. That is quite a bit more than the British singer paid for the home. He bought it in January of [...]

2205, 2017

The Unimprovable Awards: Summer Essentials Edition

By | May 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

The Retro-Futuristic Aviator It’s practically a rite of passage for eyewear designers to knock off the aviator. But these riffs, from the New York-based line Grey Ant, take the classic to new heights. “Everyone else was making this thin, minimalist ’70s style,” says Grant Krajecki, Grey Ant’s co-founder [...]

2105, 2017

How a Kiteboarding Daredevil Trains

By | May 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Growing up in Maui, Jesse Richman learned to fly a kite in the ocean. At age 9 he was harnessing the wind to pull him across waves while strapped to a board. He won his first world kiteboarding title at 16. Now 24, Mr. Richman is pushing the [...]

2105, 2017

You Want to Argue Football With Gisele?

By | May 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Leave it to Gisele Bündchen to explain what football means to America. The other day, Bündchen, the Brazilian supermodel and beauty/fitness mogul, gave an interview to Charlie Rose in which she said her husband, the New England Patriots superstar quarterback Tom Brady, had suffered a concussion during his [...]

2105, 2017

Terence Crawford Wants a Bout With Manny Pacquiao

By | May 21st, 2017|0 Comments

There’s a generational shift taking place in the sport of boxing, but the measuring stick for success remains legendary champion Manny Pacquiao. The Filipino senator and current WBO welterweight champion has already fought Floyd Mayweather once, losing a decision in 2015. Now, if 29-year-old unified super lightweight champion [...]

2105, 2017

Cloud Computing Pulls Surprise Win in Preakness Stakes

By | May 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Everyone involved in horse racing is always dreaming of winning the Kentucky Derby. Trainer Chad Brown had two horses earn enough qualifying points to make a Run for the Roses, but opted only to run Practical Joke at Churchill Downs on the first Saturday in...

2105, 2017

Can Handling Money Spread Germs?

By | May 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Money laundering is typically meant to describe the process of scrubbing funds of their origin. That term could also be applied to the literal cleaning of Benjamins. According to a recent study, bacteria of many forms cling to dollar bills. One expert, Emily Martin, an assistant professor of [...]

2005, 2017

Five Secrets for Steadier Workouts

By | May 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Many of us vow to get to the gym—then life intervenes. But 21% of U.S. adults do manage to get enough exercise, and these people have some common traits and habits. They are consistent but not rigid. They have open minds about what defines “exercise.” And they have [...]

1905, 2017

Yogi Berra's Onetime Home For Sale

By | May 19th, 2017|0 Comments

The former New Jersey home of the late wisecracking baseball great Yogi Berra is going on the market for $3.199 million. The longtime Yankees catcher lived in the Montclair home with his wife and children from the 1950s until the 1970s, when they sold it to current owner [...]

1805, 2017

Even When Boston Loses, It Wins

By | May 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Boston The Celtics lost badly on Wednesday night, but you know who’s not freaking out? Boston. They’ll probably go down fast to the Cavaliers in the coming week, but there’s a sports confidence here that’s undeniable, almost freaky. On Tuesday...

1805, 2017

What's Heating Up the Golden State Warriors? A Toaster

By | May 18th, 2017|0 Comments

OAKLAND, Calif.—Ronnie Reyes unwrapped a Christmas gift from his cousin a few years ago and found something unusual inside: an official Golden State Warriors toaster. The only problem was that Mr. Reyes didn’t need a Warriors toaster. He already had one. A toaster with the NBA team’s logo [...]

1805, 2017

L.A.'s Football Palace Faces a Rain Delay

By | May 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Maybe the gods aren’t smiling on the football teams setting up in Southern California. Officials with the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers said Thursday their football palace now under construction in Inglewood won’t open until the 2020 season, a year later than previously planned. While construction delays aren’t [...]

1805, 2017

Warren Buffett's Favorite Boxer Is Also Cheap

By | May 18th, 2017|0 Comments

As boxing superstar Terence “Bud” Crawford readied himself for a title defense in his hometown of Omaha in 2015, a fan was ushered into the locker room for a quick introduction: a local investor by the name of Warren Buffett. Growing up on Omaha’s tough north side, Crawford [...]