Tyson Beckford On Joining Chippendales (Again), His Workout Routine, and the Zoolander Sequel

Last week, male supermodel Tyson Beckford returned for a five-week stint as host of the Chippendales at the Rio in Las Vegas. After guest-starring in the male revue group back in May, the model-turned-actor-turned-exotic dancer just couldn't resist coming back for more—more gyrating, more ladies, and of course, lots and lots more Johnson & Johnson baby oil. Showing your abs and bare ass to an audience nightly seems pretty intimidating, but not to someone like Beckford, who has been flashing his chiseled body since the '90's when he was the face of Ralph Lauren. With a career that also includes see more

Study: Guys Should Wear Black on First Dates and Interviews

What did Johnny Cash have in common with a Catholic priest? Not much, except for a propensity toward wearing all-black. Wearing black suggests neither extreme restraint nor a love of vices. Rather, it connotes confidence, sexiness, and high intelligence, according to a new survey. The survey questioned 1000 people on how they perceive others based on the colors of their clothes. The results are rather interesting if you agree (as you should) that first impressions count. Two instances in which first impressions definitely count? Job interviews and first dates. Fifty-six percent of all respondents surveyed chose black as at see more

Finally, Handmade, One-of-a-Kind Rugs You Can Order Online

When was the last time you went shopping for rugs? It's a piece of decor that every home needs at least one or two of, but prices (unless you get some ugly mass produced junk from a chain store) are always through the roof. If you wanted to go handmade and one-of-a-kind, the kind of piece you'll have forever, you're almost always looking at costs in the five figures. Well, until now. Solo Rugs is a new e-commerce startup that's (overused buzzword alert!) disrupting the space. Their skilled artisans and weavers hand-knot every rug individually, taking up to a see more

The Trailer for Will Smith's Concussion Arrives to Tweak NFL Ahead of Opening Day

The subject of football players and head trauma may sound like the set-up for a joke, but it's anything but a laughing matter. To prove it, the discovery of the brain trauma condition CTE by Dr. Bennet Omalu is making it to the big screen this year, packaged as the drama-thriller Concussion and starring Will Smith. The movie, which is set to hit theaters in December, is no work of fiction—it chronicles the doctor's real-life struggle to get his findings recognized by powerful football officials who would rather Omalu and his work disappear. It's no coincidence, then, that first see more

The Fiber Myth: Why Too Much Can Backfire

High-fiber foods might as well come with a sticker saying, "Need to poop? Eat this." After all, that's pretty much what cereal commercials, doctors, and everyone else is saying. But, it turns out that fiber might actually be what's backing you up. see more

Mad Max Ubers Are Turning Seattle Into a Post-Apocalyptic Paradise

If you live in Seattle, called an Uber over the weekend, and got picked up in a Honda Civic, congratulations—you're doing it wrong. Thanks to a partnership with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment to promote the new Mad Max video game, there is now a fleet of epic Fury Road vehicles giving post-apocalyptic rides on the Pacific Northwest. They're currently shuttling passengers from Seattle's PAX Prime convention, and today is your last chance to live life as a Wasteland Warrior. According to Uber, "demand is high and availability is limited." But if Immortan Joe doesn't smite you with the Camry see more

Kayne West Announces 2020 Presidential Run in 12-Minute VMA Speech

Does he have your vote America? @kanyewest accepts the Video Vanguard award http://t.co/pyg3SBh8gq— MTV (@MTV) August 31, 2015 Most people who win awards—even Oscars!—know that their acceptance speech time is limited and carefully ticking away, so say thank you quickly and be on your way. Most people, however, aren't Kanye West. The 38-year-old musician need not follow such rules, proven by the mesmerizing 12-minute speech he gave while accepting his Video Vanguard Award at last night's MTV Music Awards. West is known for his extemporaneous musings, and this speech offered nothing less than a meditation on how the media creates see more

Leather Pants to Printed Suiting: The MTV VMA Statement Trends Ranked

Normally it's ladies making the splashiest statements on the red carpet, but last night's VMA Awards proved a veritable hotbed for more experimental menswear trends. Distressed denim and loads of leather were two of the most prominent. And while some things should be left to the under-25 set—or in the cast of Justin Bieber's hair, to Kate Gosselin—it wasn't all bad. Here are the top five looks, ranked from "try it maybe" to "definitely don't." 1. All-White All-White was white hot at the New York Fashion Week: Men's shows this season, championed by Todd Snyder, Public School, and Ovadia & see more

The 3 Exercises You Need for Sexy Forearms

You know how the saying goes: What does it profit a man if he hath a muscle-bound back but his forearms are puny? Okay, maybe that's not exactly how the saying goes, but you get the idea: A well-developed forearm not only makes working out your entire body easier (deadlifts, anyone?), it gives your whole body a more balanced look. But unlike so many sports-related pursuits, the key to a successful forearm workout is not, in fact, "all in the wrist." "The wrist joint is actually very weak in comparison to the muscles of the forearm," says Joey Gonzalez, celebrity see more
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The Undead Rise in Fear the Walking Dead's Second Episode

Here's an interesting question: if the zombie apocalypse started tomorrow, how do you think you'd hear about it? Fear the Walking Dead suggests, wisely, that the news would go viral: at the beginning of tonight's episode it's a video of a corpse getting up and biting the paramedic who declared him dead that makes the rounds of social media, as teens sit glued to their smartphones, gawking in confusion. Of course this is hardly the first time we've seen the rise of the undead from the beginning, and we know, broadly speaking, what to expect: early skepticism, dawning suspicion, too-late see more
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