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  • NHL Legends Invade Bryant Park For a Pick-Up Game + Stadium Series Ticket Giveaway

    Yesterday, NHL legends from The New York Rangers, New York Islanders and New Jersey Devils invaded Bryant Park in Manhattan for an impromptu pick up game promoting next weeks Stadium Series at Yankee Stadium. Brian Leetch, Mike Richter, Dave Maloney, Ken Daneyko and Grant Marshall were a few of the players involved in the round robin pick-up games. The snow really came down during the game, essentially making the rink a snow globe for the game which could be a possibility for the games. We spoke to Rangers legend and former captain, Brian Leetch about athletes playing in these outdoor conditions and how it can affect their game. “Well I think it would be something similar to the Winter Classic that you saw, they have to get out therea little bit more with the shovels, but this snow is really perfect. The hardest part is looking around having fun then realizing that you’re still playing for those two points that you need for the playoffs, but after your morning skate, you’ve enjoyed your family time and realize that you have to get out there and get ready for the game.” We’re teaming up with the Stadium Series to give two more »

  • Wildlife In Botswana As Seen From the Air [9 Photos]

    From January 15 to February 23, New York City’s Robin Rice Gallery will be exhibiting photographer Zack Seckler’s “Botswana.” To capture these unique photos of the African landscape and wildlife, Seckler flew over Botswana in a small plane less than 500 feet in the air. This is the first solo exhibition for Zack Seckler, who began his career as a photojournalist before deciding he would much rather create rather than document images. For more information on the exhibit, go to the Robin Rice Gallery. To see more of Zack Seckler’s work, check out his portfolio.

  • 21 Annoying Friends We All Have On Facebook

    We all have these friends on Facebook. Hell, we’ve all been guilty of being at least one of these friends on Facebook. It feels good to laugh at the absurdity of it for a few minutes. But later today, when you’re habitually checking your Facebook like Pookie fiending for crack in New Jack City, you’ll get angry all over again and wonder why you even still use that damn site. What’s Myspace looking like these days? Do they still have animated GIFs?

  • Ken Block’s New Winter Ride is Better Than Your Winter Ride

    Professional rally driver, Ken Block has unveiled this new ride for his winter… Well for ‘winter’ I guess. Block took an (already bad-ass) standard Ford F150 SVT Raptor and partnered up with Hoonigan Racing Division to created a mammoth truck that replaced it’s wheels with Mattracks to create the Ford F150 RaptorTrax. The truck also comes with a Whipple supercharger, a full roll cage in case the beast takes a wrong turn in the snow, a snowboard rack in the trucks bed, a roof-mounted basket, and a rear-mounted winch. The RaptorTrax will make it’s debut at the Winter X Games in Aspen this year.

  • Funny Signs On The London Underground [33 Photos]

    Everyone who uses public transportation will tell you that they’d much rather just read all the signs and advertisements around the car than actually, you know, talk to people. After all, everyone who takes public transportation, aside from yourself, is a creep, right? To keep you entertained while avoiding eye contact, some jokesters have been putting fake signs throughout trains on the London Underground. If only there was some brave comedian who would do the same on Jersey’s PATH trains. I accidentally locked eyes with someone the other night and was profoundly disturbed for the rest of my journey. He looked into my soul, I’m telling you.

  • Robin Thicke’s Dad Is A Way Better Singer [Video]

    Sure, Robin Thicke may be all the rage with the kids these days, but for us older folks, his dad, Alan, is the only Thicke we love. As host of the Saturday morning animal quiz show, “Animal Crack-Ups,” he educated while entertaining us. On “Growing Pains,” we were all jealous of Mike, Carol, and Ben for having a cool dad like Jason. But, as evidenced by this clip from the 1988 Crystal Light National Aerobic Championship (so 80s), his greatest talent was his singing. You’re good, Robin Thicke, but you’ll never be Alan Thicke “Sweaty and Hot” good.

  • Unreal Photos of Protests in Ukraine Streets Erupting into a Fiery Battlefield (25 HQ Photos)

    Anti-government protests in Ukraine’s capital escalated into a battlefield of malatov cocktails and riots setting police vehicles on fire as well as shooting fireworks into enforcement barricades. Dozens of both police and protesters were injured including opposition leader, Vitali Klitschko, former boxing heavyweight champion. The Police push back was futile attempting to use stun grenades, tear gas and water cannons, but were outnumbered by the protesters forcing forward.  

  • Stunning Tilt-Shift Sports Photography (20 HQ Photos)

    Tilt-Shift uses the shift of a selective focus, simulation a miniature scene. When fused with sports photography creates a beautiful focal point for high resolution shots. the name may derive from the tilt–shift lens normally required when the effect is produced optically. Here are some of the best tilt-shift sports photos of all time.

  • Michelle Obama Posterizes LeBron James at The White House

    Who knew Michelle Obama had ups? In this promo video for “Let’s Move”, The Miami Heat visit the White House to talk about eating healthy and drinking water while being active. This video includes the following; Erik Spoelstra giving his best/worst impression of being a journalist, Chris Bosh video bombing, D. Wade being D. Wade and LeBron getting posterized by a dunking Michelle Obmama.

  • Warren Buffett Will Give You $1 Billion If You Fill Out A Perfect ‘March Madness’ Bracket [Link]

    How would you like to win a billion dollars? Well Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and partner Quicken are willing to fork over that amount to whomever fills out a perfect March Madness bracket. Of course, the odds of winning the prize are 1 in 9.2 quintillion, but it never hurts to try. Also, the 20 most accurate imperfect brackets will win $100,000 each. The contest begins March 3.

  • The Oakley Heritage Collection

    Oakley recently released a retro-tastic line of sunglasses from their heritage collection. The three frames weren’t simply released because their the coolest retro shades we’ve ever seen, but because it’s a symbolic year for the brand that innovated the active sunglasses. The OG of sports focused sunglasses made their first appearance at the Tour de France When LeMond earned 2nd Overall in 1985 (and 1st in the Combination classification) with the Oakley Eyeshades, a revolutionary step in active focused eyewear that paved the way for the rest of the world. This year Oakley is producing a limited line of the three models that changed the game forever in three retro style colorways. Eyeshades Featuring “2014” inside the frame, this edition of our world-first performance eyewear is engineered with improved nose pad construction. It comes with two sets of earstems (curved and straight) plus a guitar pick that is meant to serve as a tool for swapping out the stems. Customers also get a collectors pin and sticker. Razor Blades Oakley Razor Blades continued the revolution that Eyeshades began. The Heritage Collection has Razor Blades in multiple lens/frame color combinations, and each collectible comes with both straight and “trigger” shaped earstems more »

  • Introducing Tight Dress Tuesday… [15 Photos]

    …because Yoga Pants Thursday shouldn’t have all the fun. If you’re a RSVLTS First Lady with style and grace send your Tight Dress Tuesday (T.D.T.) pictures from the previous weekend to tips @ RSVLTS.com. Follow @MelissaBolona on Instagram Follow @jocechewbacca on Instagram

  • Skydiving Into Mile High Stadium [Video]

    See Denver’s Mile High Stadium like never before from this helmet cam footage from a member of the Denver Broncos Thunderstorm parachute team. The footage was taken before Sunday’s championship game against the Patriots. The speed of the descent is incredible to see and the stunt was the perfect way to start what would be a gamewinning day for the Broncos.

  • The Racially Fraught History of the American Beard [Link]

    There is no denying that beards are back and in a big way. But how many pogonophiles (beard enthusiasts, you dunce) really know the torrid history of the beard in America? Learn all about how racism and sexism affected facial hair trends in 19th century America and see how far we’ve come since those ignorant days. As a bearded gentleman, I can assure you I grow mine out of sheer laziness.

  • Drink Like A Cowboy From These Copper Shot Glasses

    The purveyors of hancrafted, made in the USA, unique items at Jacob Bromwell have a set of copper shot glasses available that are sure to make you feel like a cowboy drinking whiskey in an Old West saloon. Each shot glass is handmade and 100% copper (an increasingly precious commodity). They hold 1.5 ounces of your favorite spirit (or sarsaparilla, for you teetotalers) and will never rust. You can keep them polished if you’d like, but if left untreated, they’ll develop a cool patina effect. A set of 4 will set you back $149, but you are paying for excellent American craftsmanship and they are backed by a lifetime guarantee. Available now from Jacob Bromwell.

  • Preview Chorus Grant’s New Album With “O Everyone” [Video]

    Denmark’s Kristian Finne Kristensen, aka Chorus Grant, first appeared with 2012’s “And The Villa Nova.” Now he’s back with a new album, “Space,” due out February 24 which can be pre-ordered from TAMBOURHINOCEROS. As a preview of the record, Chorus Grant released a video for the opening track “O Everyone.” The chill, electro-indie tune is reminiscent of Postal Service and if it’s any indication of how the rest of “Space” will sound, this will be an incredible album. To hold you over until “Space” hits, you can stream “And the Villa Nova” in its entirety on Spotify.

  • The 6 Greatest Athletes In The History Of The Internet

    The world is always exposed to televised athletes doing acts of pure physical amazement. But, what often goes unseen are the athletes who take their talents to an entirely different stage—the Internet. In this case, many world-class athletes go unseen—largely due to the notion that the best athletes can be seen on television. Well, RSVLTS is here to pull the veil of obscurity off of many stunning athletes whose renown is limited to the Internet. 6. Working Out in the Park This video has been circulating the Internet for some time. And, it has been doing so for obvious reasons; the guy in it is a veritable freak of nature—a man with the ability to completely control his body. 5. Havard Rugland—Obviously Much was made about “Kickalicious”—the Norwegian kicker who had a brief stint with the Detroit Lions. Well, the video that started it all was quite a spectacle of pedal prowess. 4. Orlando Duque Cliff Diving is a sport that doesn’t receive a lot of attention. But, when it is viewed, then the true dazzling nature of the sport is revealed. Currently one of the brightest stars in the sports, Orlando Duque shows off his amazing body control a more »

  • Last Year 30% of All Super Bowl Tweets Were Brand Related (Infographic)

    Last year’s big game had more than it’s fair share of dramatics, with a roller coaster game and the black-out heard round the internet, the Twittersphere went bananas, totaling over 20.9 million tweets, Super Bowl related, according to digital consulting agency Whispr Group. Of those 20.9 M, 30% were catered toward big brands. With Super Bowl commercials getting more and more acclaim, how much longer until that number is 50%? The Taco Bell “Viva Young” ad, which a group of senior citizens sneak out of the ‘home’ for a late night romping, tattooing and Taco Bell, came out on top, scoring the highest across all categories for volume of tweets, positive sentiment, new followers and ROI. This infographic shows all the stats and numbers from big brands on Twitter for the big game. Let’s see how this year pans out.

  • The Google Smart Contact Lens Project

    Google announced last week they’re currently testing a new “smart” contact lens which uses a tiny wireless chip and miniaturized glucose sensor that are embedded between two layers of soft contact lens material to detect glucose levels for diabetics. The prototypes, not yet FDA approved can generate one reading per second using tear fluid from the eyes of it’s wearer. The contact lens is also being tested to detect early warning signs that would trigger a tiny LED light to indicate a spike or decline in normal glucose levels. The project is still in its early stages, but making leaps and bounds in clinical research to help refine the prototype as said on Google’s blog.

  • Richard Sherman x Beats by Dre Studio Wireless Commercial

    The newest commercial in the line of controversial Beats by Dre ads features Pro-Bowl cornerback Richard Sherman in their new “Hear what you want” campaign. Fresh off an NFC Championship game-wining, nail in the coffin tip that caused San Francisco 49ers the game, this commercial is more than timely. The tip was the catalyst for a Seahawks victory and a trip to Super Bowl XLVIII.

  • New York City In The 1930s Looks Oddly Peaceful [28 Photos]

    Photographer Berenice Abbott documented New York City for the Federal Art Project (FAP) between 1935 and 1938. FAP was a New Deal program (thanks, Franklin Roosevelt!) for unemployed artists that operated from 1935 to 1943. Abbott’s series, “Changing New York,” captures a city that looks incredibly peaceful and clean compared to today’s Big Apple. The photographs were published as a book for the 1939 New York’s World Fair which attracted over 44 million visitors to the city. The New York Public Library has more of Abbott’s photos on flickr.

  • The “Workaholics” Rockin’ Ode To Best Friends [Video]

    Comedy Central’s hilarious “Workaholics” returns for a fourth season tomorrow night and the cast appeared on Conan to get the word out. During the interview, a fight erupts between Adam and Blake. Is this the end of our favorite trio? Of course not, as they are reunited through the magic of music with a song that showcases the angelic voice of Ders. Tomorrow night can’t come fast enough.

  • Romain Laurent’s Loop Portraits [17 GIFs]

    New York City-based photographer Romain Laurent takes interesting portraits and turns them into incredible looped GIFs. The already unique portraits take on an entire new level of whimsy once animated. you can find more of Romain Laurent’s loop portraits at his Tumblr and also be sure to see the rest of his work on his online portfolio. 

  • Read Martin Luther King Jr’s Historic Playboy Interview From 1964 [Link]

    In 1964, Martin Luther King Jr was interviewed by “Roots” author Alex Haley for Playboy magazine. It was the longest interview that Dr. King ever granted to a publication. Now you can read the entire, in-depth interview and learn Dr. King’s thoughts on race relations directly from the man himself. Afterwards you can proudly state you read the famous gentleman’s magazine “for the articles.”

 
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