The Best Animated Feature category wasn't created solely to hand Pixar Oscars — although they've definitely dominated. From traditional, stop-motion, and anime to computer animation, the award has gone to a variety of deserving films. With the Oscars almost here, here's every Best Animated Feature winner since its inception in 2001.
There have been lots of changes in how we listen to music since the vinyl record was the dominant format. From records to cassettes to CDs and finally the mp3, how we store music has evolved, but the process of making a record has stayed basically the same since the early 1900s. With this in mind, a group of people is bringing record manufacturing out of the dark ages and into the 21st century.
This season, Cole Haan unveiled their most advanced urban hiking boot to date: The 4.ZERØGRAND Hiker. Inspired by technical mountaineering styles, these insulated boots are made with beautiful waterproof leathers to keep your feet warm and dry when it's wet and cold out — and to keep you looking absolutely fly regardless of the conditions. Inside, they feature a triple-density GrandFøam cushioning system that makes wearing this hiker feel like wearing a sneaker, while the outsole is finished with a full-length rugged tread pattern that provides durable grip over any terrain.
Presented by Cole Haan
Presented by Cole Haan
The New England Confectionery Company, or Necco, has been kicking out the most popular Valentine's Day candy since 1901: Sweethearts. The little heart-shaped candies with the love-themed sayings are as ubiquitous on February 14th as flowers and chocolate, to the tune of over 2 billion per year. Refinery 29 goes to the heart of Valentine's Day for a behind-the-scenes look at how Necco creates its famous candy.
By day, Iceland is well-known for its rugged terrain and clear, stunning vistas. By night, that same harsh countryside softens into something almost alien — nearly unrecognizable from its daylit counterpart. The OZZO Photography crew captured Iceland under a full moon, and with a little help from the Northern Lights, presents a rarely seen side of the island nation.
Cole Haan is expanding their popular ZERØGRAND line with the hardest working boot to date: The 4.ZERØGRAND Chelsea. An innovative addition to the line, this waterproof boot is thoughtfully designed to feel like it's custom-built for your foot. Ideal for long days on your feet, each pair features a triple-density GrandFøam cushioning system that makes them feel more like sneakers, while the outsole is finished with a full-length rugged tread pattern that provides durable grip over any terrain.
El-P and Killer Mike took over NPR's Tiny Desk for a live show so big it almost didn't fit the room. The two comprise supergroup Run the Jewels, known for their scathing brand of activist hip-hop that has evolved to be louder and better with each album since 2013. The duo brought three songs from their latest EP RTJ3 to NPR's Washington, D.C. office for 11 of the best minutes from the hip-hop underground.
If you're going to set world speed records on a production mountain bike, you need a few things: A complete lack of fear, a good bike, and a very funny looking aerodynamic suit. Max Stöckl broke his own 2011 speed record, running down a 45° gravel slope in Chile's Atacama desert. Max topped just over 103 MPH on the run, breaking his old record of 102 MPH down the side of a volcano in Nicaragua.