National Geographic has a history of thought-provoking covers but their June issue was one of the most captivating in recent years. The now iconic iceberg made from a grocery bag has everyone talking about plastic. Formerly a natural product, the man-made material now accounts for 18 billion pounds of pollution in our oceans. In line with the launch of their "Planet or Plastic?" campaign, NatGeo has released this video covering the history of the product as well as ways to reduce its waste.
With sponsors like Nike, Under Armour, and Adidas, you know the Golden State sneaker closet is full of gems. Each season, players are sent their signature shoe in dozens of colorways and no one knows each pair better than equipment manager Eric Housen. During a tour of their Oakland practice facility, Housen shows off the lineup of shoes from players like Kevin Durant, Steph Curry, Draymond Green, Klay Thompson and Nick Young while ranking a few of his favorites in the process.
If you can't decide between a straight fit or a slim, Ralph Lauren's Varick jeans are a perfect choice. They land right in-between the two fits, with a regular rise, trim leg, and a slight taper from the knee down. They sit below the waist and are trim through the seat and the thigh with a straight leg from the knee down. The Varick arrives faded and is finished with signature graphics like the "Polo Hi-Tech" patch from Ralph Lauren's iconic '90s collection.
Presented by Ralp Lauren.
Boxing is a sport. It's also a great way to relieve stress and get in shape. FightCamp delivers everything you need to get into the game, including the trainer. Using wireless punch trackers that slide into included quick wraps, it syncs with an app that connects you to hundreds of workouts with 4+ new workouts added weekly. It shows you real-time stats like punch count, velocity, and output to push you farther. FightCamp is accessible for all levels of boxing experience, including an 8-week program for beginners that takes you from no experience to throwing 12-punch combos. Workouts range from 15 to 45 minutes, and you can stay motivated with beginner, intermediate, and advanced programs coached by the best trainers around who also happen to be former fighters with authentic boxing backgrounds. And the gear is top notch as well, including the pair of premium boxing gloves, free standing bag, and 8' x 4' workout mat that is included in the main package.
Presented by FightCamp.
In 1968, Hot Wheels made their debut with the Custom Camaro. The die-cast cars have been racing across bedroom floors ever since. In honor of their 50th anniversary, Donut Media put together this timeline featuring some of the toy brand's most iconic releases.
They say you can't judge a book by its cover — unless it's a work of science fiction with one of those excellent cover paintings that screams to be read. Sci-fi book covers are some of the best art you can get your hands on, with the added bonus of getting a book too — oftentimes for a dollar and change. The Nerdwriter dives into the history of the sci-fi cover and how it became one of the strangest, most accessible places for artwork in the world.