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  • 42 Essential Tips For Boxing Up Your Stuff And Moving That Every Man Needs To Know

    Moving is one of life’s necessary evils. Nothing is worse than having to buy super exensive moving boxes from the UPS store then having to load them all into a $75 per hour rented box truck. But we’ve all done it. We used Bin-In to move to RSVLTS HQ a few months ago and it was incredible but if you’re more into a DIY moving experience Esquire put together a guide of conquering moving day to make it more of an exciting, happy experience and less of a day where you sweat through your t-shirt and want to pull your hair out.

  • RSVLTS Cuts Part Deux: Good Times, Fresh Cuts and Good Times [Photos]

    On September 18th RSVLTS HQ was once again transformed into a barber shop speakeasy and our good friends stopped by to get a fresh cut from our resident barber Jesse Logerfo (@jlogerf0). Few drinks, few laughs, few wings. All followed up with an epic game of civil war against our now rivals at Elvis Duran and the Morning show. Here is how it all went down.

  • 30 Photos of Ridiculous iPhone 6 Lines Proving The World Has Gone off the Deep End

    Well it’s official. The world has gone off the deep end. Apple opened up pre-orders for the new iPhones last Friday, notching a record 4 million in the first 24 hours and since then people have begun flocking to Apple stores for a chance to be one of the first owners to show off a the shiny new piece of hardware, that looks exactly like the old piece of hardware, that looks strikingly similar to the piece of hardware before that. Don’t get me wrong inside the iPhone 6 boasts a huge advance in software and accompanied by iOS 8, which makes for a mega improvement, but to wait in line for days for a product that’s rereleased every 6 months, simply to show it off just seems completely asinine. But what do I know.

  • This Is The Only Surge Review You Need To Read

    Surge is described by its creator, Coca-Cola Classic of Atlanta, Georgia, as a “citrus flavored soda.” Originally available from 1997-2003 in can, bottle, and syrup concentrate, it has recently been re-released in 16 ounce cans. Although 1990s vintage cans can still be purchased, their exorbitant cost and possibly poisonous contents led me to opt for the 2014, which Coca-Cola swears is still the original recipe. What is that original recipe? A mix of carbonated water, citric acid, natural flavors, and orange juice (less than 1%), sweetened with the most American of sweeteners, high fructose corn syrup. Each 16 ounce can contains 230 calories, 56 grams of sugar, and 69 milligrams of caffeine. It’s like coffee and a donut in one easy package. Surge comes in 12-packs of 16 ounce cans, shrink wrapped in brown cardboard trays. The no-nonsense look of the 12-pack conjures up images of blue-collar workers wiping their calloused, greasy hands on their overalls before popping open a can of Surge to cool down whilst they take a break from turning wrenches, hammering hammers, and other labor-intensive activities that they are forced to repeat ad nauseam until the day they die because of the tragic cycle of poverty. more »

  • What’s In a Name? Breaking down the NFC teams and their Mascots

    Ever wonder where professional sports teams got their nickname or mascot from. While some names and mascots might seem like an arbitrary choice, most have a deeper meaning with an interesting story behind it. Probably not the Phillies’ Philly Fanatic, though. We’ve broken down each NFC team and the derivative of their name and mascot in our new series; “What’s in a name?” NFC East Dallas Cowboys – They’ve been the Cowboys from the start, but the real question is how did they become “America’s team”? Last I checked our capital was in Washington D.C. not Texas. Can someone explain? New York Giants – “Big Blue” or “The Gmen” as we may know them was originally incorporated as the New York National Football Company but later changed to the New York Football Giants in 1937. They began play in 1925 and were referred to as the Football Giants in order to decipher from the then New York Giants (now SF Giants) baseball team. There is something about football giants that just sounds way better than giants. Washington Redskins- in the beginning the Redskins were named the Braves and were from Boston not Washington, from Boston to Washington? Explain that change. more »

  • Floating Cities, Elevators into Space, and Trains Crossing the Atlantic: What the Future of Travel Holds

    Back to the Future, The Jetsons, and Robocop incorrectly predicted the future. The Cubs haven’t won the World Series like the almanac said. We’re nowhere near robotic maids, although Siri’s close. And robocops aren’t yet patrolling the streets, but they will in Detroit soon enough, so maybe that one’s correct. Needless to say, it’s difficult to predict the future, and future travel technologies are no different. If you asked men in the ‘40s if we’d ever send a man to the moon, you’d probably hear a resounding groan. If you asked people in the early ‘90s if buying a plane ticket meant logging onto a single website, and, in the matter of four clicks, you could jet your way to Dublin, I doubt they’d believe you. So today, what innovation will blow our minds in ten, twenty, fifty years? Space travel… so very real: True, we’re nowhere near the lives The Jetsons predicted, and I’m not advocating for r-obsessed dogs named Astro to alleviate our own space-race, but, for a hefty fee of $20 million, the Russians will shoot any bidder into space—a second space race? Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic hopes to launch commercial flights when 1,000 passengers shell out more »

  • 7 Things NOT To Do When Buying Cologne

    How many of you actually know the nitty gritty details on how to choose a cologne and apply it. Forget everything you were taught as a 15 year old and get ready to relearn, as a men. This is the first of a two part buyers guide for cologne this fall. So where is this advice coming from? Just like wine has master sommeliers and cologne has experts like our friend Danette who is the resident cologne expert at Sephora. Each week she consults hundreds of customers on the ins and outs of cologne buying and has been gracious enough to share her tips with us. Lets kick things off with a few things you shouldn’t do when buying and applying cologne.

  • The Air Jordan Retro 1 Jeter

    The Captain’s time has almost come to ride off into the sunset. Appropriately, Jeter’s sponsors have come out of the woodwork to pay homage to him, first Jordan Brand with the now infamous RE2PECT commercial, where essentially the entire world tips their hat to Derek, then this morning when Gatorade released a similar tribute ad spot, showing Jeter walking through the Bronx on his way to the Stadium. Now Jordan brand has announced a beatuful compliment to the Jordan Brand RE2PECT collection, The Air Jordan Retro 1 Jeter.  Jordan Brand pays RE2PECT to an icon with a special release of the Air Jordan 1 and Flight Flex Trainer inspired by the classic New York uniforms. Midnight Navy and Sail dominate each shoe, with subtle highlights including pinstripes and gold logos inspired by greatness. Set to release on Saturday, September 20th at 8am EDT   

  • Millennium Falcon Teaser Featuring…The Batmobile? [Video]

    As much as we’d like to hate on Star Wars for the prequel trilogy and endless reworkings of the originally trilogy, we are still excited for the new movies from JJ Abrams. They could be the worst movies ever made, and we’ll still see them all in the theater just like everyone else in the world. And seeing this teaser video of Han Solo’s Millennium Falcon makes us wish it was December 2015. But it isn’t and we still have more than a year to wait for the finished product. At least we can expect more of these teasers along the way. Hey, is that the Batmobile?

  • In Honor of Apple’s iOS 8 Launch Here is a Visual history of iOS

    Today marks the launch of Apples 8th installment in the history of iOS. Since the inaugural iOS release in 2007 Apple has made it clear, they don’t like drastic change. This infographic created by 7dayshop, accounts every operating system on a chronological scale, showing changes on its home screen, icon design as well as some other interesting features along its journey.

  • Optical Illusion Street Art on These Boxes Will Boggle Your Brain

    Recently EPFL, the Polytechnic Federal School of Lausanne invited Truly Design Studio to participate in the “Art on Science” public exhibition, focused on optical illusions meant to inspire, confuse and most importantly, think. Truly created an installation called Vanitas, a tribute to a widely depicted theme in the history of arts. “Alongside symbols of worldly ambition, scientific accomplishments, and vanity, we find allegories of the frail and transient nature of our existence. Far from being a morbid or bleak rebuke, it is an invitation to treasure in humbleness every instant of our precious lives.” The four pieces were created to see the entirety from a specific vantage point created an optical illusion from any other perspective.

  • The Smiths And X-Men Mash-Up You Never Knew You Wanted

    When you think about it, The Smiths and the X-Men are an obvious match. The outcast band of superheroes that want nothing more than to be accepted despite being different are just the type of tortured souls that make The Smiths’ Morrissey go home, cry, and want to die. With that in mind, artist Adam Villacin made these brilliant drawings for a series titled “These Charming X-Men.” You can even show some love and buy the collection as a full-color zine at Secret Headquarters. After all, they are mutants and they need to be loved, just like everybody else does.

  • Huge Lot Of Presidential Artifacts Up For Auction

    How would you like to own Dwight D. Eisenhower’s leather jacket from World War II? Or the top hat Franklin D. Roosevelt wore at his inauguration? Or a lock of John Adams’s hair? Okay, that last one is pretty weird, but the rest of the stuff is cool. And now you have a chance to own them all (yes, even the hair) and much much more with the presidential auction at RR Auction. Live bidding began yesterday and starts back up today at 11 AM Eastern Time. But be warned, many of the items are already in the tens of thousands range. Hey, do you think it’s possible to get a bank loan for a presidential lock of hair?

  • You Will Cry Watching this Derek Jeter Gatorade Tribute Commercial and That’s an Order

    Gatorade is hopping on the Derek Jeter appreciation wagon and rightfully so. After the Jordan tribute as well as following Derek’s last journey across the country, being flowered with gifts from every team in the MLB, it’s finally beginning to settle in that the Captain’s reign is coming to an end. Gatorade decided to let Derek have some fun walking through the Bronx on his way to Yankee Stadium, while taping him interacting with fans headed to the stadium all set to the tone of Frank Sinatra’s “I did it my way. You may cry now. Jeter is scheduled to play his final home game next Thursday in the Bronx, where the goose bumps will be tenfold. The finale of his legendary career will come Sunday, Sept. 28, against the Red Sox at Boston’s Fenway Park.

  • Ed Hochuli’s Workout Program Revealed

    Fact: Ed Hochuli is everyone’s favorite NFL referee. Let’s be honest, the guy can probably bench more weight than 50% of the players on the field. A little background on Hochuli: he is 6’1″, 215-pounds, was a linebacker at UTEP from 1969 to ’72, he is a partner in a Phoenix law firm that specializes in civil litigation and he has run 12 marathons. “You look at him and it looks like he needs to be on our side of the ball, or on defense,” said quarterback Donovan McNabb to SI.com. “He stands on the sidelines looking like one of the linebackers.” Ed Hochuli spoke to SI.com and revealed his four day a week workout plan, follow it below to get in the best shape of your life. MONDAY Chest Barbell flat bench • Three sets of 10 reps at 225 pounds or “pyramid” sets of 12 reps (185 pounds); 10 (205); eight (215); six (225); 12 (185) • Ten sets of 10 at 205 pounds Dumbbell flat bench • Three sets of 10 reps, at 90 pounds each arm, or five sets of 12 (80 pounds); 10 (85); eight (90); six (95); 12 (75). “Then I’ll do a burnout set [to failure] of incline flies” (35-pound more »

  • Combination GIFs are Our New Favorite Pastime

    The internet is an amazing creature. What’s better than watching a series of hilarious GIFs? Watching COMBINED hilarious GIFs, Reddit’s /r/combinedgifs section is our official new favorite pastime. Watching one GIF play off another particularly if it includes a man acting like a dinosaur and Jurassic Park footage.

  • What would Happen If Girls Proposed to Guys?

    If you’re a guy in your mid to late twenties, and in a relationship, you’re under the gun. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been in a relationship for a month or since high school, whispers of engagement are fluttering through the air. Everyone you know, and I mean everyone is either engaged or already happily married. But what if the tables were turned? What if the girl had to spend three months worth of her hard earned money  on a symbol engagement that really hold no value.  Youtube channel FatAwesome imagined just that in this hilarious skit that puts the woman in the driver seat.

  • The First Saltwater-Powered Car Hits European Roads

    Nanoflowcell, makers of the Quant e-Sportlimousine which debuted at the Geneva Motorshow 2014, are now one step closer to getting their car on the road. German certification organization TÜV SÜD has approved the Quant for testing on German roads. With Nanoflowcell now closer than ever into turning the car into a production vehicle, there is more interest than ever in its unique saltwater-powered technology. the Quant e-Sportlimousine is powered by an electrochemical reaction created by combining two liquids containing metallic salts. Next the soultions are sent to a fuel cell, where the electricity can then be stored in capacitors to power the car’s four electric motors. And those motors deliver some power! Nanoflowcell reports the car can accelerate from 0-62 mph in 2.8 seconds and has a range of up to 373 miles. But the best part? It has gull-wing doors! For more info, check out Nanoflowcell.

  • The Top 100 Billboard Songs of All Time Visualized With Charts

    This must not have been an easy task. Visualizing Top 100 Billboard Songs of All Time from 1958 until 2014 into series of pie charts, line graphs, bar charts and flow charts might seem fun at first, but if you reall think about it seems much harder than it sounds, but visual data company, “Flowing Data ” figured it out. Don’t think so? Picture graphing “Another one biting the dust” or the probability of calling someone for “Call Me Maybe”. Statistician, Nathan Yau is the man responsible for achieving this mighty feat in a recently released chart you can purchase here.      

  • A 30-Year-Old Londoner Is Faster than a Speeding Train [Video]

    James Heptonstall has a strange hobby he is calling “Race The Tube.” The idea is really simple. James gets off at one stop on the on London’s “Tube” (their version of the subway) and races to the next stop to beat the train. Telegraph.co.uk has all the details: A commuter has proved that travelling on foot can be just as fast as taking the Tube – and staged a race against a London Underground train to prove his point. James Heptonstall filmed his 380m sprint from London’s Mansion House to Cannon Street station while his friend Noel Carroll took the Circle Line Tube for the same journey. He made it back on to the train with seconds to spare and was applauded by his fellow passengers. The pair created a video of the stunt, which included climbing 75 steps and passing through two ticket barriers, using GoPro cameras and uploaded it to YouTube last month. Mr Heptonstall, 30, an environmental consultant who lives in Hampstead, said they had been inspired by similar challenges in other European cities. He said: “It was just a test project. We had seen some people had done endurance challenges on European transport networks and put more »

  • This Augmented Reality App Will Remove Ads From Your Daily Commute [Video]

    Every time the NYC MTA raises its fares, which seems to happen more and more often, we are told how lucky we are to pay so little for their great system of slow, stinky trains and rat-infested, steamy underground stations. What we pay is just a fraction of the cost of getting us all from one place to another. Where does the rest of the money come from? Ads! While we’re waiting for our train or trying to avoid eye contact with fellow riders, we are forced to read ads for reality shows we’ll never watch or plastic surgeons we’ll never visit. For the most part, the ads are uninteresting and extremely repetitive. But now there’s an app to save us from the banality of Madison Avenue. NO AD, a collaboration between Re+Public and the Subway Art Blog, is a free app for iOS and Android that uses augmented reality to replace ads with artwork. You just hold your phone or tablet up at the station and dozens of common ads that are recognized by the software are replaced with ever-changing works of art. As time goes on, more and more ads will be added that the app will recognize more »

  • California Is Burning: 18 Shocking Photos Of Wildfires Sweeping Across The Golden State

    Wildfires are sweeping across all parts of California, from Yosemite National Park to the central region near San Francisco. Thousands of acres have been burned and homes have been lost as Mashable reports. The fires are the most recent in a spate of almost a dozen wildfires burning across the state (see the map below). Around 100 visitors were airlifted from a fire in Yosemite earlier this month when the blaze unexpectedly approached the popular Half Dome peak. California’s extreme drought has increased the risk of wildfire statewide, and the National Weather Service issued a red-flag warning of “fire weather” in Southern California. The message warns that the area’s triple-digit heatwave, high winds, dry vegetation and low humidity mean any spark could set off a huge fire. Dry vegetation in California’s historic drought has worsened the wildfires. This year’s wildfire season has been the most destructive yet resulting in horrifying images on social media posted by locals of their smoking hometowns. To give you an idea of what is going on in California we pulled together the following collection of photos.

  • These Timesliced Photos Show Remarkable Changing Skies over City-scapes

    Los Angeles-based photographer Dan Marker-Moore created a beautiful series of time-sliced photos by setting up shop for full days on end from sun rise to sunset around the globe.  Marker-Moore would photograph a certain landscape during the time of day where the sun sets or rises when the sky transitions in color the most. To get the results he wanted it would usually take between one and two hours and could span up to 40 shots. The finished product is remarkable. 

  • Nike LeBron 12

    The eagle has landed. The Nike LEBRON 12 was released yesterday by the king himself at a Nike press conference, because everything LeBron does warrants a press conference. This year Nike is stressing how the shoe that makes the king do what he does best was built in a lab, by scientists with computers and notepads and beakers filled with colored liquids. No seriously. Nike Mentions how this shoe was the brainchild of some mad scientist in a lab 5 times in their press release. “BORN IN THE LAB: Nike’s Sport Research Lab provides the Nike Basketball design team with in-depth analysis on athletic performance and scientific testing. The LEBRON 12 was born in the lab, where scientific data and analysis substantiated the need for next-generation cushioning, support and flexibility.This science-led insight was maximized for James while accounting for the diverse needs of athletes worldwide. The lead colorway, the LEBRON 12 NSRL, was inspired by the new shoe’s genesis in the lab.” The LEBRON 12 focuses on three main category points; superior cushioning, harnessed support and natural flexibility. Five visible, hexagonally-shaped Nike Zoom Air bags in the outsole of the LEBRON 12 enhance natural motion while providing accelerated explosiveness with more »

  • HOW DOES FOOD INFLUENCE OUR DREAMS? [Link]

    We think of sleeping as a time when our body rests and we recharge our batteries, but dreaming is an intensive process that requires a lot from our brains. With that in mind, what we eat and drink before going to bed can greatly affect whether we have sweet dreams or horrifying nightmares. Check and see if you’re helping or harming yourself at night with this look at the link between food and dreams. The bad news? Late-night drinking is a no-no. The good news? Peanut butter and jelly is great brain food while you sleep!