Fall Fashion Trends

Given the ubiquity of street photography, it can now be easier to trend-spot outside fashion shows than inside. Case in point: the big and bold retro skirts so many women were wearing at the shows last month. You almost expected Carmel Snow to pull up in a Cadillac Brougham. Zanita Morgan, a model turned blogger…

Whisky And Oysters: Together At Last

Until recently – this week, in fact – we hadn’t considered the gastronomic possibilities that the pairing of oysters and whisky might bring. Sure, they’re each tasty, manly things in their own right – but that doesn’t mean that they’re as destined as say, bacon and chicken, or sex and cigarettes. Thanks to a group…

How To Get Justin Timberlake’s Haircut: The Neat Sweep

If summer 2013 was owned by the Scandinavian slick-back, the winter to come is about an altogether more comfortable look – the neat sweep, as seen recently on Justin Timberlake. Though a sharply shaved back and sides combined with a strictly combed, wet-look top can look boyishly neat (see Becks and Gosling for proof), it’s…

The value of late second-round picks

About a decade ago, low first-round picks started being treated with a new reverence. Recognized as a means of securing non-negotiably cheap labor due to the rookie contract scale that determined their salaries, their acquisition became a fashionable trend, punctuated emphatically by the Kevin Pritchard-eraPortland Trail Blazers, who feasted on their availability and stockpiled non-lottery…

Google May Already Be Launching Floating Data Centers Off U.S. Coasts

Google, one of the world’s largest users of data, may finally be making good on a five year-old patent to build offshore data centers — cooled and powered by the ocean, and potentially beyond reach of the government. An investigative report by CNET Friday found a great deal of evidence connecting the search giant to the mysterious…

Google Stock Hits $1,000 for First Time Ever

Google is officially part of the ultra-exclusive $1,000 club. The search giant’s stock topped $1,000 a share on Friday for the first time in its history, making it one of only a select few businesses including Priceline, Seaboard and Berkshire Hathaway to hit that milestone. The company’s stock had been hovering around the $900 mark…

10 Beers To Try Before You Die

Beer. Perhaps an odd thing to create a bucket list about. But with the number of craft beers continuing to mutiply and the tipple’s popularity soaring around the world, there are more must-tries than ever before. Here we ask Meantime Brewing’s Jack Stones – the UKs Youngest Beer Sommelier – for his pick of the…

HP Chromebook 11 review

I’m never offline anymore. I have Wi-Fi at home and at the office, nearly every hotel or coffee shop on the planet offers connectivity, and for the rare in-between times, my phone serves as a perfectly usable (if slightly awkward) mechanism for getting on the internet. The only time I can’t get online now is…

Coldplay: Mylo Xyloto

In the olden days, the members of Coldplay were primarily concerned with keeping pace with U2. But times change, and Chris Martin and Co. recently claimed that they’re now trying to compete with pop acts from across the genre spectrum—think Justin Bieber, Kanye West and Adele. With global hegemony in mind, Coldplay have once again…