On the Cover:
ASHTON KUTCHER
PLUS: Common, Peter Thiel, Meditation Nation, and the Fitness Revolution

ASHTON KUTCHER (page 150)
For more than a decade, Ashton Kutcher has been making friends, fans, and followers as an actor. Recently, the new star of Two and a Half Men has been championing the digital tools that are transforming the way we interact. And through it all, he's blowing up the stereotype of the tech nerd.

Bonus: Kutcher created and edited, an exclusive, online-only issue of Details, which includes The New Kings of Media, 10 Style Commandments, and personal photos from his iPhone. Get this special issue on Facebook, Flipboard, Tumblr, and Twitter now!

WISEGUY: COMMON (page 108)
After he attended a White House poetry reading last May, Common became Fox News' latest target. But the iconic 39-year-old "conscious" rapper isn't going to let that mess with his flow.

TECHTOPIA: PETER THIEL (page 190)
Peter Thiel rose to fame by launching Paypal and funding a little upstart called Facebook. Today, you'll find the 43-year-old gay Libertarians fingerprints on—and his seed money in—everything from DNA manipulation to Hollywood movies, along with any Silicon Valley enterprise worth knowing about.

MEDITATION NATION (page 178)
Power brokers no longer motivate or medicate—they meditate. How transcendental meditation returned as the new status symbol.

THE BODY: THE FITNESS REVOLUTION? (page 138)
You log countless hours in the gym, following a traditional routine that dutifully alternates strength and cardio, but you still can't achieve the kind of arm definition you see in the magazines. For years experts have maintained that heavy lifting and cardio are the keys to building muscle and blasting fat, but the latest exercise science is turning conventional wisdom on its head.

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