You Buy It, You Break It

5 Jul 2018

Ann Marie Reinhart was one of the first people to learn that Toys “R” Us was shuttering her store. She was supervising the closing shift at the Babies “R” Us in Durham, North Carolina, when her manager gave her the news. “I was almost speechless,” she told me recently. Twenty nine years ago, Reinhart was a […]

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Darlings! Oh,

4 Jul 2018

Former child stars Beverley Mitchell, Jodie Sweetin, and Christine Lakin on the ’90s, nicknames, and their new lives as Hollywood Darlings Stephanie Tanner, Lucy Camden, and Al Lambert walk into a mansion … No, this is not the beginning of a joke circa 1997. Instead, this is the photo shoot for the leads of Hollywood […]

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Here Comes The Royal Bride

4 Jul 2018

Whip-smart, glamorous and accomplished, Meghan Markle is just what the modern monarchy needs, says Flora Watkins When Marilyn Monroe is introduced to Laurence Olivier’s Balkan prince in the 1957 film The Prince and the Showgirl, the strap of her dress snaps as she curtseys, to loud shrieks. She then stumbles through a list of royal titles, […]

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All You Can Eat

3 Jul 2018

After inheriting his family’s $13 billion candy empire in 2015, Giovanni Ferrero vowed to supersize it—at any cost. He devoured iconic brands like red hots, Butterfinger, Babyruth and Nestlé crunch, and he’s not done yet. But will his gluttony lead to a meltdown? On the outskirts of Alba, a cobblestoned Italian city that dates to […]

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Know The Score

3 Jul 2018

Check out the players to watch and the teams to follow in the world’s most popular sporting event While the U.S. national team didn’t make it to the 2018 World Cup, there are plenty of reasons to tune in. Here, Maxim’s guide to the celebrated tournament, which takes place in Russia this year. THE PLAYERS 1 Cristiano […]

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It’s A World Cup Shocker!

3 Jul 2018

Defensive gambles pay off big-time in soccer. Here are the counterstriking artists who have legit shots at pulling upsets in Russia. Analytics offers a basic recipe for winning soccer: Treat the game like it’s hockey, and play like you’re the Russians who brought the idea of puck control to the NHL in the ’90s. Dribble […]

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When 7 : 10 Meet In Moscow

3 Jul 2018

Lucky for us, one of the greatest rivalries in football is still unfolding in the here and now. Russia 2018 will be like a final contest for Ronaldo and Messi. July 15, Moscow, 2018. The skycam dips in, gliding past the number seven in red and the number ten in white and blue, multiple times, throughout […]

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Nike Has A New Digital Playbook—and It Starts With Sneakerheads

2 Jul 2018

On a recent Friday morning, a select group of Nike’s biggest fans got an alert. A new, limited-edition version of the brand’s Cortez running shoe—an old-school nylon sneaker originally released in 1972—was about to drop. The release was happening during the NBA All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles, and the shoes—red, white, and black, with the words DON’T […]

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Don’t Trust The Tech Giants? You Likely Rely On Them Anyway

2 Jul 2018

If technology giants like Facebook, Google and Amazon face a common threat to their dominance, it probably lies in a single word: trust. In some respects, these companies are riding high. They have woven themselves into the fabric of our daily lives, making their services indispensable for daily tasks like keeping in touch with family […]

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Supreme Court To Take Up iPhone App Lawsuit

2 Jul 2018

The Supreme Court will consider whether the purchasers of iPhone apps can sue Apple over allegations it has an illegal monopoly on the sale of the apps. The court said that it will take a case from the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, which ruled in January that the purchasers of […]

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