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  • Installing WiFi In A Jet Is Way More Work Than You Thought [Video]

    Louis CK has a famous bit where he is on a flight with WiFi and when it goes down, passengers complain that it’s bullshit. We have become so spoiled that the tiniest inconvenience infuriates us, yet we fail to realize how incredible of an accomplishment it is to be able to sit in a giant piece of metal high above the earth, cruising at 600 mph…while checking Facebook. This video from United shows just how much work goes into equipping a jet for WiFi. If you thought they just needed to plug in a $50 Cisco router, you were sorely mistaken. But seriously, what’s the deal with airline food? Am I right?

  • Think Like a Rough Rider: Productivity Hacks from Teddy Roosevelt

    Theodore Roosevelt’s resume is amazing. Have you ever seen a more impressive Wikipedia page? Check it out. Frankly, it’s inspiring. In his 60 years on earth, Roosevelt: studied biology at Harvard wrote over 35 books read over 10,000 books formed the famous Rough Riders won the Nobel Peace Prize for negotiating the end of the Russo-Japanese War worked as state legislator, police commissioner, and governor in New York worked on his ranch in the Dakotas served as Assistant Secretary of the Navy was a war hero hunted big game explored and named an uncharted Amazonian river was the youngest (and regarded as one of history’s best) president became the first president to fly in a plane became the first president to leave the country in order to oversee the production of the Panama Canal inspired the greatest website on the internet (welcome!) was a general badass human being. And really, there was so much more, but I don’t feel like spending an entire article listing his achievements. Simply reviewing the above list gives me anxiety. How does a mere mortal live such a profoundly prolific life? Honestly, we’ll probably never know. But there are a few nuggets of advice we can pull from Roosevelt’s habits more »

  • 12 Examples Of Athlete’s Injuring Themselves That’ll Make You Want To Facepalm

    The Detroit Lions will be without starting middle linebacker Stephen Tulloch for the rest of the season because of a celebration gone awry. Face it: sports are tough on the ole corpus. Whether an athlete is getting run into by mammoth linebackers, throwing ninety mile per hour pitches in great succession, or some other muscular-straining function, it is clear that—with every play—they are constantly putting their bodies in perilous situations. But, there is a dark side to injuries—embarrassing blunders that ended with an athlete severely strained. The happenings chronicled on this list are all sportsmen who blundered, over-celebrated, or just plain bad-lucked their way onto the disabled list.

  • 7 Inspiring Quotes This High School Athlete Can Teach NFL Players

    This Friday, Apollos Hester and the East View (Texas) Patriots, battled a vigorous high school football match up and came out on top 42-41 over Vandegrift, but that’s not what all the buzz around this game is about. Hester’s TWC News Austin interview was a post-game speech the country can get behind. As you’ve probably already seen, Hester emotion carried him through one of the most inspiring and provoking speeches we’ve ever seen from an athlete let alone a high school student. Apollos positivity and outlook on success proves he’s wise beyond his years and maybe some professional athletes can even learn a thing or two from his words. We’re sure if Hester is playing football in Texas, he’s already quite the athlete, but if he doesn’t make it past high school athletics, Hester has a promising future as a motivational speaker. We’ve extracted Apollos Hester’s best quotes from his, now infamous speech to get your pumped for Monday. We know you need it.

  • An Interesting take on What Your Drink Choice Says About You

    Everyone has their go-to drink. The drink that dry-heaves out of your mouth when you panic after waiting 15 minutes and being caught off guard by the mixologist who reigns judgement upon you after hesitating your order for 5 seconds. Yeah, that drink. Well the minute you blurt out said drink, you’re now being judged and stereotyped by everyone around you. No pressure next time you blurt out “vodka cran” at a dimly lit mixology bar.

  • Hard-hitting Infographic Reveals The Staggering Cost Of Higher Education

    A good friend of mine recently said that higher education might be the biggest fleecing of America in the last century. He might be on to something. College graduates (and their families) are being left in the dust with mounds of debt which prevents them from investing in their future and stimulating the economy. Tuition fees continue to rise growing at four times the rate of inflation in the ast ten years. Families are being sucked dry, so what is a person to do?  Learn some ways to save with the infographic below. 

  • This Modern Day Flintstones House Is Totally Legit [26 Photos]

    Does modern life have you stressed out? You might need to take a trip back to the Stone Age where up to the second news cycles and addictive, fast paced social networking websites didn’t exist. If you have a cool $3.5 million available this house can be yours. It looks like it belongs in Bedrock but in all reality it’s located in Malibu and used to be the former residences of radio icon Dick Clark. A high price tag yes, but it includes 23 acres of spectacular 360-degree views of the Pacific Ocean, Boney Island, Channel Island, the Serrano Valley & the bright lights of Los Angeles and plenty of room for your foot powered Fred Flintstone car. Help a bro out, share this story with your friends: Tweet More awesomeness from The Roosevelts 1. Russian Daredevils Climb Dubai’s Princess Tower And Take Stomach-Churning Selfies [13 Photos] 2. 34 Cleaver Photos That Will Make You Double Take 3. 7 Music Icons Resurrected Using CDs [High Quality Photos] 4. The 57 Most WTF Moments In The History Of Google Street View 5. The 45 Most Perfectly Timed Photos of 2014 (So Far) 6. 20-Something Mick Jagger Was Cooler Than You’ll Ever Be [46 Photos] 7. Can You Spot The Difference Between These more »

  • Jersey City’s 5th Annual ‘Hamilton Park BBQ Festival’ is Almost Upon Us

    One of the most revered food festivals west of the Hudson is back for it’s fifth annual celebration of barbecued and barbecue sauce smothered foods. This Saturday, in a quaint Jersey City neighborhood 5 minutes outside of Manhattan called Hamilton Park, restaurants near and far will set up shop to showcase their best BBQ dishes. Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Pensylvania’s Jimmy’s BBQ and Delaney Barbecue of Brooklyn as well as Jersey City’s own GP’s Restaurant and Union Republic will be among the featured restaurants participating this year. Along with the delectable array of barbecue smoked meats will be Hamilton Inn, a Hamilton Park based restaurant, will be serving up some interesting drinks like whiskey slushies paired with brews from New Jersey Beer Co while Blue J Syrups, Cholita Desert Bar, HopsScotch, Lizmonade, and Milk Sugar Love will be taking care of your sweet tooth fix. And if you haven’t embarrassed yourself enough walking about with barbecue sauce and ice cream spread all over your face and shirt like an art class smock, you can ride the mechanical bull, but we suggest having a go before you delve into the food. Saturday, September 22 from 12pm-8pm. For more information check out their Facebook

  • The Definitive Liam Neeson Movie Kill Map

    Liam Neeson is no stranger to fictionally taking a life with his bare hands or gun or papal sword or lightning bolt, but just how many people has the action star of this generation actually murdered on screen? eONe, the distributor for Neeson’s newest film, A Walk Among the Tombstones, has released a “Kill Map” highlighting the locations and method for everyone of Liam’s murders, even including his other worldly kills from Star Wars Episode I and Chronicles of Narnia. One can only hope Hasbro makes a special edition Liam Neeson Clue in the near future; I guess Liam Neeson, in Istanbul with the piano wire.

  • 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.