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02.13.18
“Style is the way Clark Kent took off his glasses. The way Jean Cocteau rolled up the sleeves of his suit jacket when he read Le Monde. The way Louis Armstrong played the cornet with a handkerchief draped over it. The way Michael Jordan wore his shorts. The way Sinatra held a cigarette. Style is in the details, in the nuance.”
Glenn O'Brien



 

Watch 17 Year Old Chloe Kim dominate in snowboard halfpipe to win Olympic gold  By the time her final run came around, the gold medal was secure and Kim was free to take a victory lap. Instead, she attempted to add an exclamation point by landing her most technical sequence of tricks — the back-to-back 1080s. Kim stomped both of her 1080s, then landed the rest of her run. The final score from the judges: 98.25. And with that, Kim was officially the new Olympic champion. - NBC Olympics

Lions eat 'poacher' near the Kruger National Park in South Africa  The animals left little behind, but some body parts were found over the weekend at a game park near Hoedspruit. "It seems the victim was poaching in the game park when he was attacked and killed by lions," Limpopo police spokesman Moatshe Ngoepe told AFP. "They ate his body, nearly all of it, and just left his head and some remains." - BBC

Ex-Yankee pitcher Esteban Loaiza arrested after 44 pounds of cocaine found at rental home  Loaiza, 46, was booked Friday on charges involving the possession, transport and sale of 44 pounds of suspected cocaine worth an estimated $500,000, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.He made just over $43.7 million in his major league career. - ESPN

New Horizons Snaps Farthest Image Ever Taken From Earth  In 1990, the Voyager 1 spacecraft turned its camera toward Earth and took a famous photo called “The Pale Blue Dot” from 3.75 billion miles away. That image has held the record for the farthest ever taken away from Earth—until now. As Ben Guarino reports for The Washington Post, the New Horizons spacecraft has set a new record, taking an image of objects in the Kuiper Belt while 3.79 billion miles from home.  - Smithsonian

New DNA nanorobots successfully target and kill off cancerous tumors  Science fiction no more — in a new article out in Nature Biotechnology, scientists were able to show tiny autonomous bots have the potential to function as intelligent delivery vehicles to cure cancer in mice. These DNA nanorobots do so by seeking out and injecting cancerous tumors with drugs that can cut off their blood supply, shriveling them up and killing them.   - TechCrunch

BIG and Carlo Ratti design Singapore tower with trees bursting through facade  The tower, at 88 Market Street in the city-state's financial district, will contain 29 floors of office space and 299 apartments, along with gardens spread through the building. BIG and CRA's design shows the glass and steel facade of the 51-storey tower being "pulled apart" at the base, mid and upper levels to allow trees and plants to protrude out.  - dezeen

Engineered Garments Teamed Up with Barbour on a Bulletproof Outerwear Collaboration  The whole point of a collaboration is to bring two brands together to create a product that neither would be able to make on its own. Otherwise, it's just a marketing gimmick. And there's nothing wrong with that. But the best brands collaborate sparingly, only doing so for good reason. Engineered Garments proves once again that it’s at the top of its game. - GQ

Putting a Price on Heat, Legal Aid Threatens to Sue Housing Authority The Legal Aid Society has threatened to take the New York City Housing Authority to court unless the agency agrees to refund up to $15 million in rent to tenants who were left without heat or hot water during this winter’s cold snap.  - The New York Times

 
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The Man Who Taught Men To Love Clothes -@GQ
Todd Snyder is the man who slimmed down your suit, persuaded you to shop in a liquor store, and got you to buy a turtleneck. He's created a world where men can care about furniture. And American manufacturing. And the kind of boots usually seen on construction sites. Here, the most influential menswear designer of his generation explains how he convinced ordinary guys to care about what they wear.
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