Health

Way Beyond the Wristband: Crazy-Smart Fitness Trackers Now in Basketballs, Tennis Rackets, and Bikes

From top: Babolat Play Pure Drive tennis racket, Garmin Vector power meter pedals, 94Fifty Smart Sensor basketball. Photos courtesy of each supplier. Weekend warriors gearing up for a marathon or mud run have long used the data recorded by GPS watches and heart-rate monitors to study the success of each sweat session, then tailor their training the next time out. But outside of running, documenting performance stats has been limited—until now. "The minuscule power consumption and near-instantaneous response time of updated technologies make it possible to track minute details in real time, where previous wireless electronics could not," says Suke see more
Fashion

Model in the Spotlight: Philip Witts

In our ongoing series, Model in the Spotlight, we get up close and personal with the world's leading male models. We frequently hear stories of everyday guys getting swept up into the world of modeling overnight, but none of those stories can hold a candle to Philip Witts'. After working with two modeling agencies in his native New England to no avail (neither was able to deliver any work for the poor guy) he was ready to give up, but not before entering a VMAN/Ford Models model search with the grand prize of starring in an editorial shot by Karl see more
Street Style

Street Style: Navy Peacoat and Patent-Leather Shoes

Today's look was spotted on Takashi Spector on his coffee break in Soho. see more
Movies + TV

Move Over, Zombies . . . Charting the Course of Pop Culture's Oversaturated Characters

Who will take over as most oversaturated character? Is it the season of the witch? Could pirates sail off with the prize? We charted their courses through pop-cultural history. see more
Street Style

Street Style, What-Not-To-Wear Edition: Craziest Prints and Patterns

For the guy that wants to work bold prints into his wardrobe, we can offer plenty of guidance, from how to pair printed shirts to wearing leopard and zebra like a pro. (You can also see how your fellow man on the street is pulling off tribal, watercolor, geometric, and paisley.) But we'd be remiss if we didn't issue fair warning that these efforts can very easily go awry. Case in point: these street-style victims. If you see yourself pictured here, consider this strike one. see more
Food + Drinks

17 Essential Objects for the Home Bar

Upgrading your cocktail game is one thing. But stepping up your bartending toolkit? That's a task best left to the pros. We polled pourers from Los Angeles to Miami on the tools and tinctures that make their nights (and cocktails) go off without a hitch. Read on and drink up. see more
Health

5 Common Cold and Flu Facts, Fictions, and Surprising Half-Truths

No matter how many cold and flu seasons you've weathered in your years, chances are you're still buying into some far-too-common illness myths. So before you waste another perfectly good sick day lying around in bed (instead of out playing hooky), we ran some of the most popular pieces of cold and flu wisdom past New York City physician Jennifer Collins, M.D., a diplomat of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology and Internal Medicine. Here's how they held up. see more
Street Style

Street Style, Just the Details: Pops of Red

Here's proof that you can still sport color even when you're bundled up in winter neutrals. If a closet full of grey, black, navy, or brown jackets has you suffering from sartorial boredom, don't rush out and buy a technicolor coat—take a note from these guys and accessorize with a pop of color, red or otherwise. see more
Health

5 Delicious Winter Superfoods to Try Now

Health-conscious people do not generally embrace winter weather—it's hard to stay fit during dark days with holiday gorging and the constant temptation to hibernate. A lack of great produce doesn't help, but there actually are some fruits and veggies that reach their prime this time of year, and they could very well give the season a good name again. Sub them in for your favorite summer superfoods, and before you know it, you'll be pining away for next winter. see more
Design

Real Estate Porn: The Ugliest Celebrity Homes on the Market

We interrupt our weekly roundup of the hottest new listings to bring you a few cringe-worthy celebrity homes on the market. Ugly may be a bit harsh, but these lame, blah, and in Celine Dion's case, ridiculously over-the-top homes are nowhere near as stellar as their owners. Location: Celine Dion's flashy estate on Jupiter Island, Florida Price: $72,000,000 Size: 10,000 square feet Key selling points: We can only assume the vocal diva was aesthetically inspired by her current performance venue, Caesar's Palace. On the bright side, the property's multiple pools, tennis court, driving range, waterpark, and faux-fur, mirror-clad decor are see more
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