David Litt never wanted to work in politics. But a chance viewing of a speech by Barack Obama changed his mind — and his life. David moved to Washington and began work for a company that specializes in writing speeches, and in 2011, a job opened up at the White House. At the age of 24, David was writing speeches for the President.
The Cold War wasn't just a battle between East and West, communism and capitalism, and amassing stockpiles of nuclear weapons — it was a battle for coins at the arcade. The Soviet approach to arcade games was more than just entertainment, however. Soviet arcade games were designed with training the next generation of heroes of Communist labor. Made from things like repurposed refrigerators and calculators, these 80s arcade games were meant to prepare young people for war.
The catalyst for change for runners, the latest edition of the pioneering adidas' Ultraboost 21 features even more energy return than its predecessor. Each pair is built with a Linear Energy Push which provides a 15% increase in forefoot bending stiffness for added responsiveness. There's also more Boost cushioning for added energy return during your run that leads to more energy in all aspects of your life. The Primeknit+ upper offers a more precise knit; 50% of the upper is textile, and 75% of that is made from Primeblue, a recycled material containing at least 50% Parley Ocean Plastic. Available in several colorways, they're finished with a Stretchweb outsole made using Continental rubber.
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"The Driver" is back for one last ride. Clive Owen reprises the role he last played in 2002, in BMW Films' series of short films The Hire. While the 14-year layoff inbetween jobs might have made "The Driver" a little "rusty", it certainly hasn't dulled his driving skills — or the performance of BMW's M-series of vehicles.
It started with a dream — the Tron Light Cycle, but as a mountain bike. Then it was a problem — how to recreate the effect in the real world. Mike Gamble figured out how to make it work, the the results are amazing. The riders streak by, while the camera captures their movement in a trail of light.
Frank Sinatra loved the sun — making Miami, and the Eden Roc hotel, one of his favorite haunts. Ol' Blue Eyes is seen in this photograph dressed casually and donning a baseball cap while conducting his orchestra during a rehearsal in 1965 in the midst of a two-week stretch when he was also filming at the hotel. Printed to order on Fuji crystal archive paper, numbered and certified, and comes encased inside a hand-made solid wood black or white frame that's ready to hang. Limited edition of 495.
Medium / 16" x 20"
Large / 20" x 24"
Designed for the trail, Filson's Ripstop Nylon Backpack makes carrying the load more comfortable. Its 500-denier Cordura build is extremely rugged yet lightweight, letting it withstand scrapes and stress without weighing you down. Padded shoulder straps, a sternum strap, and a padded back panel help keep things comfortable when maxing out its 32L capacity, and the storm flap for the drawstring top and dedicated laptop pocket with YKK AquaGuard zipper ensure belongings stay safe in bad weather. Finished with D-rings and daisy-chain webbing on the shoulder straps, two exterior zipper pockets, and nylon lining.
Height: 19" / Width: 11.5" / Depth: 9.25" / Capacity: 32L / Weight: 2 lbs. 11 oz.
Champion marathoner and kayaker Ben Brown takes to Arctic in his latest installment of Visual Vibes. Joined by astronaut Chris Hadfield, Ben explores the rugged beauty of of one of the most inhospitable climes on the planet, along with a few long-term residents — whales and a polar bears.
Alec Baldwin and Kate McKinnon return for the third and final debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Tom Hanks tries to play referee to all of the Wikileaks and nasty girl mayhem. The only bad thing about this cold open is with the election coming to and end it, could be the last. So savor these final ten minutes before they're gone forever.