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  • Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man’s Principles for Delicious Living, By Nick Offerman

    The advice we, here at The Roosevelts, would like to think we instill in you everyday, only better… and told by Nick Offerman, the über manly Parks and Rec carpenter turned actor. He, as himself not as Ron Swanson (they’re basically the same person), gives sage advice on how to grow a mustache, woo a lady and cook a delicious steak. A mix of amusing anecdotes, opinionated lessons and rants, sprinkled with offbeat gaiety. His writing is bland and matter of fact with a hint of “I’m just f*cking with you”. We can only hope our sons will  one day grace and provide the internet with a website on high brow man-humor, news and gear called The Offermans or www.FFRMNS.china. Available October 2013. Nothing like preordering a book 5 months in advance. $20

  • Never seen before, A 1994 Steve Jobs Interview on his legacy

    In a never before seen interview with then Silicon Valley Historical Association president, John McLaughlin, talks with Jobs in 1994 on the revolution of Silicon Valley and how it parallels the Renaissance period. Jobs talks bout his legacy and how his work simply paves the way for future technology, instead of living on like a work of art on display forever. teve Jobs was asked to give advice to young entrepreneurs who wanted to go out and start their own businesses. He talks about risk and the willingness to fail, the role of building illegal blue boxes prior to founding Apple Computer, and his philosophy on how to approach life.  

  • Top 5 Least Likely Professional Athletes

    Professional Sports are filled with athletes who are seemingly superhuman— legions veritable physical phenomenon that constantly push the boundaries of human performance. It is often thought that if someone is too slow, too short, or not up to par in terms of strength, that they have no shot at making it into the ranks of professional sports. Often, this is the case—a fact that is brought about when one looks at some of the great athletes who, while being physically gifted, still failed in professional sports: Troy Williamson, Matt Jones, among others. But, this article is the opposite of the aforementioned; who are some of the key players who managed to succeed—or even get playing time—in professional sports despite the fact that they may be seen as below their league’s athletic standard? There will be five athletes—football players and basketball players—who managed to overcome any perceived physical shortcomings and compete admirably in their respective leagues.

  • The Case for Beer (infographic)

    Beer is one of the oldest beverages in humanity and is just now being acclaimed as a healthy drink. The right beer at the right time, served at the perfect temperature can be exactly what you need. Craft beers around the country are using better, more organic ingredients to make their brews and it is becoming more commonplace to consider the beverage a healthier alternative to some of the suger heavy, grocery store soft drinks. This infographic will tell you how to drink it, what kind of beer to pair your foods with and some health facts about everyones favorite recreational drink of choice.

  • David Guetta x Beats by Dre mixr Headphones

    David Guetta partnered up with Beats by Dre for their take on a set of world class headphones. The collaboration has been a year in the making and Guetta seems to be satisfied with the finished product. The set are lightweight, fairly durable and although claim to be some of the loudest and best quality are still fairly affordable. They come in a bevy of neon colors and also their standard black and white, with beautiful red accents Beats do so well. Beats by Dre mixr $245   [Gallery]

  • Top 10 Drinking Countries of the World

    The consumption of alcohol is celebrated around the world. Here in the United States we make up holiday specifically to drink! The same goes for countries around the world. However, some countries drink more than others. Can you guess which ones are the ones the drink the most? Well, here is a list of the top ten countries that drink the most!

  • Free Phone “Street Charge” Stations Will Be Installed in NYC

    It’s about time. The solution for dead phones in cities across the world has been to flee to the nearest cafe huddled around an outlet for just enough juice to get you to your next location. Coming out of the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy, New  Yorkers we’re left without power, flooding public locations to get a charge. Well, New York-based agency Pensa has partnered with solar company Goal Zero and AT&T to launch 25 self-sufficient, solar-powered charging stations across New York City. The options for connection will offer a variety of options from smartphones, including USB, Micro USB, 30-pin, and lightning connectors. The 25 units will be dispursed around the city for 90 days, but no word yet on whether they’ll remain permanent.

  • The 30 Most Beautiful Women in Surfing

    There have been plenty of “hottest surfer” lists on the web but ours is the best ever compiled because we spent hours and hours digging deep into the world rankings, sponsorship rosters, surf magazines and tournament charts. On our list you’ll see the standards like Alana Blanchard, Anastasia Ashley and Erica Hosseini but you’ll also meet plenty of new names like Alessa Quizon, Lakey Peterson and Kelia Moniz that you have never heard of before.

  • Logo Trends of 2013

    The design world is in fast forward. Trends come and go like sand through an hour glass and it looks as though the same goes for contemporary logos. Each year millions of logos are copyrighted and used for small business LLC’s to fortune 500 companies. Big business also seems to be getting the hint, brands like Microsoft, American Airlines and ebay all making changes to the image that has been the face of their company for years. The design world has noticed trends with recently published logos of 2013, so take these trends into consideration when designing a fresh logo for a future project.

  • Anchorman 2 Full Trailer Has Arrived. SAYWHAAAT

    By the hammer of Thor, it’s here. The first look at Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. Papa Burgundy and the gang try and figure out what the ’80s are all about and how to cope with leaving the newsroom. Brick finds love, Brian finds a perm and Ron looks as if he has a new lady in his life.

  • CC Sabathia Discusses His Greatest Career Achievements And More…

    For more than a decade New York Yankees star CC Sabathia has been one of the top pitchers in Major League Baseball. Fun fact, when he came into the league in 2001 he was the youngest player in baseball. Only 20 years-old! His career resume is impressive. World Series Champ, 6X All-Star, Cy Young winner, nearly 200 wins, 2300 Ks, and all this before his 33rd birthday. Baseball-reference.com, arguably the top spot for baseball stats on the web, says that CC is a “likely Hall of Famer” so with that in mind Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports talked with him about his career, potential Hall of Fame candidacy and much more. The Boys In The Hall celebrated by SUBWAY® has been talking to plenty of MLB stars including Evan Longoria, Mike Trout, Andrew McCutchen, David Price and more so when you’re done watching CC head over to the The Boys In The Hall page for more videos.

  • If You Think You Like Whisky, You haven’t Tried Ardbog

    From the tiny island of Islay, off of Scotland comes one of the most inqtruiging whiskies to ever hit your palette. A prominent brand in the world of whisky, Ardbeg is no stranger to blending a potent mix of flavors into their annual Ardbog limited bottle. The exclusively hard to come by bottle releases once a year, this year June 1st, for Ardbog Day is some of the smokiest in aroma and taste, but also conjures up a glimpse of dare we say “barbecue”? But that’s exactly it, deep, enticing waves of pecan nuts, salty toffee and caramels, with a distinct whiff of herbs, lavender and violets. Soft, aromatic smoke is interwoven with salty savoury notes. This is surely a bottle you’ll wish you have forever, but won’t last more than a week day. ARDBOG $107  

  • A Look Inside Google’s Incredible Dublin Campus

    Beyond being an internet giant Google is known for having some of the most creating office spaces in the word. This 14 story office building in Dublin, Ireland is no different. Each floor has it’s own unique identity, there are over 42 micro kitchens, 5 restaurants, an indoor swimming pool, gym and plenty of cafés all with a unique focus on Irish landscapes, cities and culture.

  • Savoring the Best of Craft Beer and Food at SAVOR 2013

    A perfect pour at SAVOR 2013 in New York City. PHOTO © 2013 JENSEN SUTTA Imagine a place where 76 craft brewers have gathered to pour 152 different kinds of craft beer in 39 different styles, paired with over 40 gourmet food delights. Is this some kind of beer and foodie paradise? Well, yes, it is. And it actually exists. It’s called the SAVOR American Craft Beer and Food Experience and it took place in New York City at the Altman Building and Metropolitan Pavilion on June 14 and 15, 2013. Introduced in 2008 by the Brewers Association as a way to showcase the ever-growing craft beer industry and its ability to complement food, SAVOR has grown to become a must-attend event for beer enthusiasts, home brewers, foodies and those who just want to enjoy delicious beer paired with food in new and creative ways. “In New York, the elevated culinary scene has historically been a little behind the curve when it comes to craft beer which is surprising considering the depth and intensity and character of flavor profiles available in the world of craft beer,” said Greg Koch, co-founder of Stone Brewing Company in Escondido, CA. “Craft beer is more »

  • Earhoox are the Solution to Loose Earbuds

    One of the mysteries of human achievement has been the lack of audio ear technology for the common earbud. It’s as if the human race has completely given up and simply moved toward the bulky studio headphones, which is fine, but can be intrusive for active lifestyle people. Well the solution has been found. Some say Di Vinci invented  a similar mechanism, but had it taken away by officials, because people were not ready for such a brilliant yet simple world changing advancement. A small circular rubber tire that fits snugly on your general bud, with a shark fin attached that secures itself in the concha of your ear. This is ideal for people who don’t like the insecurity of regular ajustable buds that you have to force into the ear canal, making it tender after a long session. Earhoox are the simple detachable answer to a thousand year old question. Earhoox $8 Earhoox™ – The Earbud Cure from Earhoox on Vimeo.  

  • The Value of Professional Sports Trophies (infographic)

    Each professional sports championship trophy is priceless from a historical and sentimental value standpoint. but what about weight in melted down value. All of the trophies, with exception to Lord Stanley’s Cup were created in the late ’60s early ’70s, welded together in the fires of Mordor. We’ll maybe not, but each holds significant meaning to each sport and are cherished like relics of ancient times. Side note; Each ring around the Stanley Cup is engraved with the names of each player and coach of it’s winner and when there is not more room, the oldest ring is removed and retired at the Hockey Hall of Fame, to bring in a new era of champions.

  • Breaking Bad: The Fifth Season Coming to DVD

    Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown. Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul return in their Emmyr -winning roles of Walter White and Jesse Pinkman in the fifth explosive season of Breaking Bad. With Gus Fring dead, Walt’s transformation from a well-meaning family man to ruthless drug kingpin is nearly complete. Forming a partnership with Jesse and Mike (Jonathan Banks), Walt proceeds to make a killing in the meth business until the fruits of his murderous schemes are threatened by a new development in the investigation led by his relentless brother-in-law Hank (Dean Norris). Executive produced by Vince Gilligan and Mark Johnson, the fifth season charts the murderous rise of Walter White as he reaches new highs…and new lows.

  • Historic 1918 Gas Station Transformed Into New Orleans Bachelor Pad

    This eclectic, 2000 square-foot 1918 gas station has been renovated into the ultimate New Orleans industrial bachelor pad. Featuring a gourmet kitchen, jacuzzi tub and roof deck, you can jump on the street car which will take you to the French Quarter or you can stay local and enjoy restaurants, coffee shops, bars, New Orleans Museum of Art or the city park nearby.

  • Melinda Bam Named FHM South Africa’s Sexiest Women of 2013 [30 Photos]

    Former Miss South Africa, 24-year-old blond bombshell Melinda Bam was named the Sexiest Women In The World of 2013 By FHM South Africa beating out South African favorites Genevieve Morton and Nicole Meyer and international super babes like Kate Upton, Arianny Celeste and Mila Kunis for the title. In 2012 she placed 13th on FHM’s list and was featured in their annual calendar which seemed to give her the lift needed to reach the top spot this year. Bam is not only a beautiful face, she is a mover and shaker. She is a published author and was recently named the national executive for Miss South Africa which is part of Donald Trump’s Miss Universe organization.

  • Mint Tea Julep Is The Perfect Refreshing Summer Time Drink

    National Iced Tea Day was on June 10th we got to speak with mixologist Scott Fitzgerald (of NYC’s Mulberry Project) who told us all about the trending iced tea cocktails being made in New York City. He was even nice enough to create a special cocktail just for us that will have you feeling cool and relaxed all summer long.

  • Watch ESPN’s 30 for 30 “June 17, 1994″ In It’s Entirety On RSVLTS

    Do you remember where you were on June 17, 1994? Thanks to a wide array of unrelated, coast-to-coast occurrences, this date was known for its firsts, lasts, triumphs and tragedy. Arnold Palmer played his last round at a U.S. Open, in Oakmont, Pa., the FIFA World Cup kicked off in Chicago, the Rangers celebrated on Broadway, Patrick Ewing desperately pursued a long evasive championship in the Garden and Donald Fehr stared down the baseball owners. And yet, all of that was a prelude to O.J. Simpson leading America on a slow speed chase in a white Ford Bronco around Los Angeles. Oscar-nominated and Peabody Award-winning director Brett Morgen reflected on the day that no sports fan could forget with this ESPN 30 for 30 titled June 17, 1994.

  • Dave Chappelle Is Going On A Nationwide Stand-Up Comedy Tour [Dates + Watch Two Full Length Comedy Specials]

    It’s been 8 years since Dave Chappelle left his popular Comedy Central show at it’s peak and now he is back! About damn time! Dave Chappelle is set to co-headline Funny or Die’s Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival with Flight of the Conchords in 13 cities across America starting on August 23rd in Austin, TX.  Below you can watch the trailer for the tour, see tour dates, watch his two famous specials and be sure to buy tickets on  the tour website when they go on sale this Friday.