STREET SIGNS: Renowned Retools, Reemerges Ready for Future

All it takes is one item to help propel a brand forward. John Dean knows that feeling well.
The founder and chief executive officer of Los Angeles-based streetwear brand Renowned started his company when he was still in Ohio in high school, selling a $ 10 shirt with a somewhat crudely drawn “Renowned” on it. It wasn’t until a T-shirt he sent to Chris Brown’s stylist ended up being worn by Brown on the cover of Nylon in 2013 that the brand gained notoriety.
“I didn’t know how the game worked where brands send boxes and boxes of clothes to celebrities,” Dean said. “I sent one T-shirt. I didn’t know any better, but he wore it on the cover of Nylon. It really caused a spark. We went from not knowing what wholesale was to being in 20 stores.”
He ultimately decided to stop studying business marketing his junior year of college, opting instead to drive four days to Los Angeles to focus on building his business. Brown continued to wear Renowned and, in 2015, the two teamed for the rapper’s “Between the Sheets” tour, for which Dean designed all the merchandise, in addition to Brown’s onstage pieces.
Reality settled in and, while buyers were

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Prejudice ‘risking the future’ of grime music

Discrimination and prejudice is jeopardising the success of grime and hip hop music, according to a warning from MPs, music venues and artists.
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Bach to the future: AI turns Google Doodle into clever melody maker

Google has celebrated legendary composer Johann Sebastian Bach by creating the first-ever Doodle to be powered by artificial intelligence (AI).
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Tim Berners-Lee: ‘Stop web’s downward plunge to dysfunctional future’

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Rokh’s Paris Fashion Week Debut Signals Ambitious Future

LONDON — When he founded Rokh in 2016, London-based designer Rok Hwang wanted to experiment with the construction of garments and propose new silhouettes.
While his fashion might be cool and of-the-moment — think oversize shirts with extra-large cuffs, deconstructed trench coats and fluid dresses — Hwang has chosen to take the more traditional, and at times more challenging, route to brand-building. He offers ready-to-wear and handbags, he is committed to a wholesale strategy and to building long-term relationships with luxury European manufacturers.
He favors traditional show formats, too, which is why he’s making his runway debut at Paris Fashion Week, having amassed a growing network of 120 retail partners, including Net-a-porter. (See review this page.)
“It’s been a personal dream to show in Paris. I also wanted to give the option to the brand to have international exposure and to pass on the message that we are now more established,” Hwang said in an interview.
In an interview last week, he was unequivocal about his ambition to build a full-fledged design house. He’s set the bar high, having cut his teeth at the likes of Celine, Louis Vuitton and Chloé. He credits his time at Celine under Phoebe Philo as a particular influence.

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Wherever basketball takes him, Durant is building a future off the court

No matter where he spends the rest of his career, Kevin Durant is determined to set himself up for success for the rest of his life.
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100 forces shaping the NFL’s future

As the NFL turns 100, we look ahead at the stars, coaches, decision-makers and issues that will drive the league forward.
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CES 2019: The sat nav of the future has arrived

A car dashboard that can display directions and points of interest as holograms has been developed.
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Alternate reality: Hidden decisions that changed the NFL playoff future

The Cowboys wanted other quarterbacks over Dak Prescott. Sean Payton settled for the Saints job. Here’s how these teams were built by accident.
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Phenom-enal:  Bright future for Clemson and QB

Trevor Lawrence led the Tigers to the national championship by shredding Alabama's vaunted defense. The scary part? He's just a true freshman and the best is yet to come.

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Department Store of the Future Gets a Radical Makeover

As traditional department stores have been losing share to discounters, fast-fashion retailers and off-price chains for decades, several upstarts are taking a stab at breathing new life into the model.
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What ‘Aquaman’ Means for the Future of DC’s Cinematic Universe

Can “Aquaman” save the DC Universe? Every time Warner Bros. releases a new Justice League adventure, it’s become de rigueur to ask what the film’s box office results mean for the studio’s on-going attempts to fashion together a Marvel alternative. It may be frustrating for the powers that be at DC, but it’s a valid […]

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Strictly Come Dancing finalists discuss their ups, downs and future plans

Ashley, Faye, Joe and Stacey look back on the past 14 weeks and ahead to Saturday’s Strictly final.
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Georgia in playoff could be ‘big deal’ for future

If nothing else, Georgia's inclusion in the playoff would spark change in the college football playoff format – which is something everybody should be behind.

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The New Vanguard: Makaya McCraven Sees the Future of Jazz Through Layers of History

The Chicago-based drummer keeps expanding his communal improvisational process. He released the album “Universal Beings” in October to wide acclaim.
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Back To The Future tops poll of most wanted film sequels

Almost three quarters of film fans want to see another outing of Back To The Future – ahead of any other movie series, according to a new poll.
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I Witnessed the Future of Retail. I Didn’t Like What I Saw

I paid a visit to ComplexCon, a shoppable trade show of sneakers and hyped-up streetwear. It was a trip I’d like to forget.
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Major home care provider future ‘at risk’

Allied Healthcare delivers services to over 13,000 older and vulnerable people across the UK.
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Lowe’s crazy predictions: KD’s future, a new MVP and Finals picks

Here we go — 37 wild predictions for the next year in the NBA.
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‘Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future’ Review: Modernism’s Missing Link?

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Jason Garrett’s future in Dallas on the line as patience wanes

Would Jerry Jones make an in-season move? What would the impact be on Dak Prescott? Questions mount as the Cowboys’ season lags.
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SEC’s Musk Suit Risks Tesla’s Future

The legal threat from securities regulators to ban Elon Musk from Tesla raises the specter of a once-unfathomable exit that would potentially have dire consequences for the electric-car company.
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SEC’s Musk Suit Risks Tesla’s Future

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Daimler Changes CEO as It Focuses on an Electric Future

Daimler said its long-serving chief executive will step down and will be succeeded by its current research and development chief, who has been leading the car maker’s push into electric vehicles and self-driving cars.
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Niners’ future suddenly looks a lot murkier

The excitement in San Francisco about franchise quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has turned to fear and apprehension after his knee injury Sunday.

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Sources: Butler to talk Wolves future with Thibs

A meeting between Jimmy Butler and Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau is expected to set the tone for Butler’s final season under contract — and his impending free agency in July, league sources told ESPN.
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What Will the Future Be Like? These Objects Help Us Imagine

An exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London examines how technological and social change will alter the way we live.
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The Legacy of Veronica Mars: Rob Thomas’ Big Goal for a Future Revival

Veronica Mars, Kristen BellYou can’t keep a good private eye down, including Veronica Mars. Yep, the beloved series about the snarky sleuth is still poised to come back to life.
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Back in the Future: Cast reunite at fan convention

The cast of Back To The Future have reunited at a fan convention amid speculation there could be a fourth film.
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Prada to Host Second ‘Shaping a Future’ Conference

PRADA SHAPES: Prada Group said Wednesday it will host “Shaping a Sustainable Digital Future” in Milan on Nov. 20 at Fondazione Prada, in partnership with Yale School of Management and Politecnico di Milano School of Management. This will be the second edition of the Italian company’s cultural conversations under the “Shaping a Future” moniker, and it will explore the impact of digitalization on business and sustainability.
Ahead of the conference, the two schools of management each launched a student contest in which participants are asked to develop new concepts and ideas to contribute to the event.
Prada held its first conference on sustainability, called “Shaping a Creative Future,” in March last year. Focusing on the relation between sustainability and innovation, the conference, moderated by the two universities, comprised conversations, debates and discussions with leading international academic, creative and business figures such as Anna Zegna, president of the Zegna Foundation; Carlo Capasa, president of the Italian Camera della Moda; Sergio Rossi president Andrea Morante, and former Luxottica chief executive officer and current executive chairman of Eataly Andrea Guerra.
The discussions over the two days hinged on brand heritage and market value; design for sustainability through innovation and tradition; sustainability and value creation, and driving creative excellence.

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Shanel Campbell Plots Her Future

Shanel Campbell, a 26-year-old Bronx native, has taken a very traditional route in the pursuit of being a fashion designer.
She graduated from Parsons School of Design in 2016 and interned for Thakoon, Kith and Louise Goldin along the way. Her graduate collection, which drew from her father working his way through law school on a construction site, caught the attention of Solange Knowles, who wore pieces from the collection when she was honored at the Parsons Benefit this past May.
That endorsement led to Campbell dressing Issa Rae for the CFDA Awards in June, and most recently a cosign from Ciara, who donned Campbell’s tool bag trousers in her new video “Level Up.”
But how do you capitalize on these placements when you have neither investors nor a production and sales team? WWD spoke to Campbell about what she wants to do next and how she plans on getting there. This is the first story in a series that will follow Campbell as she develops her collection and builds a business.
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NFL execs, coaches evaluate future of 2018’s first-round QBs

History says that at least one of the five rookies will start Week 1. Who has the best shot? Here’s a rundown of their chances plus future outlook.
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Air Taxis and Self-Driving Aircraft: Aviation Industry Faces Its Future

The Farnborough International Airshow in England this past week highlighted technology of the near future, including autonomous aircraft and urban flying vehicles that don’t need an airport.
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NFL predictions into 2021: Bell’s future, new champs and more

Will Le’Veon Bell find a new home? When will the Cowboys return to Super Bowl glory? We’re forecasting the next three seasons.
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Asos Streamlines, Updates the Future

The Asos men’s wear presentation Monday night at Hotel Hugo was a legit scene. A surly lobby attendant seemed to derive more pleasure from confiscating guests’ drinks than a TSA agent. “Finish it or get rid of it,” he barked at an editor waiting on line for the cramped elevator. Anyone who failed for whatever reason to get their hand stamped was assumed to be sneaking into the venue by this deputy-in-training. “Nobody gets in without a stamp,” he said. “You gotta go back.”
When the elevator opened onto Bar Hugo, a copper-accented room with a view on the lower level of a bi-floor roof concept, the crowd was pulsing, aided by the freely flowing libations. A narrow staircase led to Azul on the actual rooftop, where tribes of enthusiasts of the brand were engaged in a more raucous dance.
Ten men wearing designs representing Asos’ spring 2019 collection, called “The Future Is Now,” stood or sat on a makeshift platform, the new-age fabrics of their garments shimmering in the sun against the silver towers of the New York skyline, which created a beautiful and serene backdrop for the rooftop event and a counterpoint to the frenetic scene at the bar.

Azul on

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The NHL’s future in esports

After a successful inaugural NHL Gaming World Championship, the league’s next steps include getting all 31 teams involved. Here’s what comes next.
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Scouting Ayton vs. Bamba: Glimpses of future potential

In a matchup of two of the top bigs in the draft, Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton shined offensively, while Orlando Magic center Mo Bamba was active on defense.
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New ‘Star Wars Battlefront II’ Roadmap Offers a Glimpse at the Game’s Future DLC

Developer DICE shared a glimpse into the future of DLC for “Star Wars Battlefront II.” Ben Walke, the game’s community manager, tweeted out a development roadmap on Friday, offering greater clarity on when we can expect certain updates in the coming months. EA teased a fair amount of content support during their June 9 press conference […]

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Suspension adds uncertainty to Winston’s future with Bucs

With his suspension now official, Tampa Bay’s QB enters a season that could decide the long-term outlook for himself and others with the franchise.
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Uber Goes to Court to Fight for Its Future in London

Uber has spent much of the past year repenting for a string of scandals. Now the company must prove it has changed—or risk being locked out of one of its largest markets.
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How this draft sets up future trades and free agency

Trades and free agency are around the corner. Kevin Pelton looks at the ways an eventful draft night will lead to more moves.
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What does the future hold for Barry Trotz?

The Cup-winning coach is without a contract for next season. Will he stay with the Caps? Join a new team? Take a gap year? We assess his options.
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Chinese Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Stakes Its Future on Europe

Smartphone maker Xiaomi shot to success selling stylish but low-cost models in emerging markets, including at home in China. But can that formula work in the affluent markets of Europe?
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Fiat Chrysler Expected to Outline Future Without CEO Marchionne

A decade after Chrysler filed for bankruptcy, a nearly debt-free Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is preparing to unveil a growth plan for the next five years at a test track outside Milan.
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In the future, you’ll mine cryptocurrency by dancing

Students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have invented a way to mine cryptocurrency by playing classic arcade game Dance Dance Revolution.
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CBS Bosses on The Big Bang Theory’s Future, Plus Huge Monday Shakeup in New 2018 Fall TV Schedule

Big Bang Theory CastDon’t bet on CBS saying goodbye to Sheldon Cooper just yet. During a press call to announce the network’s new 2018-2019 TV schedule, CBS’s Kelly Kahl addressed the future of the…

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Kawhi Leonard Future: All-Star Forward Wants to Leave Spurs

Kawhi Leonard’s is reportedly determined to leave the San Antonio Spurs, as he feels his relationship with the team has been damaged beyond repair. Things between the 2014 NBA Finals MVP and the Spurs have been frosty since he reportedly told the team he was not comfortable playing while rehabbing from the quadriceps tendinopathy that forced him to miss the first 27 games of the season. Leonard made his season debut on December 12 against the Dallas Mavericks, but after playing nine of the following 17 games, on January 13 the Spurs opted to sideline him indefinitely—and he did not play another game during the season.

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Future Tense: Are My Friends Really My Friends?

The quantity of human interactions has increased, but the quality is arguably diminished.
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Microsoft's future is all about AI and the cloudHere's how Microsoft highlighted its AI and cloud initiatives during the first day of its Build developers conference.



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Why six teams believe they might have their future franchise QBs

They can’t all be franchise quarterbacks, but six teams hope they’ve found one. Here’s why they believe they’ve picked the right guy.
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Nonfiction: The State That Foreshadows America’s Future

Lawrence Wright’s “God Save Texas” is a loving and skeptical portrait of the place he calls home.
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Prince Louis Has the Most Stylish Uncle and Future Aunt: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

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Every year, national Record Store Day brings with it the opportunity for music fans to get their hands on exclusive vinyl releases at independent stores across the country.
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Future of kickoff to be discussed at NFL summit

The future of the kickoff in the NFL will be discussed at a planned summit that is being finalized to discuss player safety.
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8 Things You *Don’t* Need To Have In Common With Your Future Spouse

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Ellen Burstyn Predicts The Future: ‘We’ll Be The Dogs Of The Robots’

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As Wade contemplates future, Father Prime does it all to bring Heat home-court advantage

Dwyane Wade didn’t even play 20 minutes in Miami’s Game 1 loss. He had more than enough time to make up for it in Game 2, outscoring Philadelphia’s bench by himself.
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Huey Lewis cancels future shows after hearing loss

Singer Huey Lewis has cancelled his band’s future shows after losing most of his hearing.
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How Woolrich Built a Store for the Future

Woolrich, the American brand based in Pennsylvania that was founded in 1830, has been undergoing some internal changes over the past few years, which Andrea Cane, its creative director, outlined at the beginning of his talk.
In 2016, the company merged with WP Lavori in Corso, Italy, its longtime licensee partner, which controls Woolrich Europe, and after that merger they formed Woolrich International. Late last year, Woolrich sold a minority stake in its overall business to Goldwin Inc., a Tokyo-based manufacturer and seller of technical sportswear, to expand the label internationally. Goldwin has purchased shares from WP Lavori in Corso, Woolrich International’s majority shareholder, and has also committed a “dedicated capital increase,” Cane said.
Woolrich previously operated under three divisions: Woolrich Outdoor, a moderately priced outdoors line; Woolrich John Rich & Bros., the contemporary offering, and a collection of wool textiles and blankets that it creates at its mill in Woolrich, Pa. But now everything is marketed under the Woolrich name.
With Goldwin’s investment, Woolrich has focused on infusing technology into its outerwear and building stores to fit this new ethos.
Cane detailed the stores that have inspired him, which ranged from Supreme because of its consistency and exclusivity to L.L. Bean because of its dedication

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The next 11 players who could change the future of basketball

Who will change the game and basketball culture next? These current and future NBA stars could be the new trendsetters.
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Julius Randle is changing the narrative of his future

The Lakers’ big man has heard the loud chatter about how he represents salary-cap space this summer, but he’s quietly put in the hard work to make himself into the kind of player the Lakers might need to keep around.
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Matt Damon and Ben Affleck to Add Inclusion Rider in All Future Producing Projects

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck have revealed that they will support Inclusion Riders in all future projects.

The news comes from Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni, Head of Strategic Outreach at their joint production company Pearl Street Films.

Cox DiGiovanni put out a statement on Twitter on behalf of the company, noting that Damon and Affleck would be supporting the movement.

ABG’s Jamie Salter Honored by Foreseeable Future Foundation

RECORD NIGHT: Jamie Salter, founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Authentic Brands Group, was honored by the Foreseeable Future Foundation at its first Seeing Past Sight fund-raiser. The evening raised more than $ 250,000 to help visually impaired and blind people through sports. Griffin Pinkow founded the organization 11 years ago and other speakers at the event included Martha Ruether, a blind Paralympic swimmer; Lauren Lieberman, founder of Camp Abilities, and Jake Olson, blind USC football player.
“I hope this event inspires all of you to not only strive to achieve your own dreams, but also to get involved in others’,” Salter told the 250 guests. “Being part of a larger cause is one of the most fulfilling and rewarding things a human being can do.”
Salter founded ABG in 2010 and it owns brands such as Aéropostale, Frye, Neil Lane, Hickey Freeman, Tretorn, Hart Schaffner Marx, Juicy Couture, Spyder and Judith Leiber, as well as rights to use the names of Muhammed Ali, Marilyn Monroe and Michael Jackson.

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NHL experts predict: Playoff dark horses, Penguins vs. Flyers, Carter Hutton’s future

Our writers tackle some pressing questions for the stretch run. Could the Kings or Stars make a Predators-esque wild-card run to the Cup final? Will the Penguins or Flyers finish higher in the standings? And where will Carter Hutton play next season?
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Qualcomm’s Future, and the Jacobs Family Legacy, Goes to a Vote

Qualcomm Inc. Chairman Paul Jacobs is trying to repel an assault by Broadcom that threatens to rip from him control of the company he and his father have shepherded since its inception.
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Modern Love: A Future Without Him, Aided by Duct Tape

A month into widowhood, a young mother finds herself to be the sole protector of her children — and a trapped bird.
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Lowe’s 10 things: The future of the All-Star Game (and draft)

This week’s highlights include LeBron deciding to be unstoppable, a potent trick for sneaky guards, cranky Marc Gasol and more.
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Alexandra Shipp to Receive Women in Film Max Mara Face of the Future Award

MILAN — Alexandra Shipp will be the 13th recipient of the annual Women in Film Max Mara Face of the Future Award.
The actress will be honored at the 2018 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards on June 13 at The Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Shipp will meet Max Mara’s owners, the Maramotti family, and attend the brand’s fall 2018 show today.
Past recipients include Natalie Dormer, Kate Mara, Rose Byrne, Hailee Steinfeld, Chloë Grace Moretz, Katie Holmes, Zoë Saldana, Elizabeth Banks, Ginnifer Goodwin, Emily Blunt and Maria Bello.
Shipp is best known for her role as the iconic mohawked superheroine Storm in 20th Century Fox’s “X-Men: Apocalypse.” She is also set to appear in the next X-Men franchise, “Dark Phoenix,” due to be released on Nov. 2.
Aside from acting, Shipp is a Los Angeles-based songwriter, pianist and guitar player.
Founded in 1973, Women in Film is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting equal opportunities for women and encouraging creative projects by women.
Shipp is keeping busy. In March, the actress will be in theaters in Fox 2000’s coming-of-age story “Love, Simon,” based on the popular book “Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda.” She is working on New Line’s “Son of Shaft,” opposite Samuel L. Jackson.

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The Cavaliers face a record-smashing, $300 million future

If LeBron James stays in Cleveland and the Cavs keep the players they acquired at the deadline, owner Dan Gilbert’s team could be looking at an enormous payroll and tax bill next season.
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Body-powered tech gadgets could be the future

The gadgets of the future could be powered by the human body itself, according to scientists in the US and China.
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514-Lb. Woman Worries She Will Die Before Her 35th Birthday: ‘What Kind of Future Do I Have?’

At 514 lbs., Chrissy Dunham worries every day that she’s about to die.

The 30-year-old already struggles to walk, and doesn’t feel like she has much of a life.

“My weight has gotten so bad that everything hurts. My joints, my back, my shoulders, my feet and my legs,” Dunham says in this clip from Friday’s episode of The Doctors. “I’m not going to be able to maneuver for much longer.”

She says that her weight has “taken everything away” from her life.

“You want to be active and go out with your friends and do these things,” Dunham says, adding that instead, “you see your friends and family compromising to accommodate you, and you feel that burden.”

And with a body mass index of 80 — double what is considered morbidly obese — Dunham isn’t sure if she’ll make it to her 35th birthday.

“There’s so many nights that I lay there going, is this the night that I’m going to die?” she says. “There’s going to be a day when I’m just not there.”

Her mortality is why Dunham says she’s ready to make a change.

“I think the moment was, ‘Okay, I want to have a future,’ ” she says. “When your fear of getting better is just overwhelming, and where you can’t think that far in advance, because what kind of future do I have if I just keep going the way I’m going?”

With the help of Dr. Travis Stork and The Doctors, Dunham is ready for a weight loss intervention.

“I want to be a different person,” she says.

The Doctors airs weekdays nationwide. Check your local listings for times.


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Elton John to make statement on future

The star, whose Las Vegas residency ends in March, is due to announce what could be his final tour.
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The Church of England fears new pre-natal tests could lead to a rise in abortions of babies with Down’s.
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Takashi Murakami, Future and Miguel among Guests at Off-White

TEAM WORK: Among the familiar faces at Off-White’s show Wednesday morning was a surprise figure: Japanese artist Takashi Murakami. Could his appearance –complete with Nike Air Force 1 sneakers with mismatched laces that made him fit right into the crowd – be the sign of a coming collaboration? “Maybe not,” said Murakami. “My friend G-Dragon wears this brand, I like it a lot.”
Otherwise the artist has museum exhibitions coming up later in the year in Paris, London, Vancouver and Fort Worth, he said.
Speaking of sneakers, streetwear designer Jerry Lorenzo does have a tie-up in the works. “We have a Nike collaboration coming up for back to school,” he said. Designs will be inspired by Lorenzo’s childhood on the West Coast, he revealed.
Sitting with other front-row guests including Future and Don Crawley, Miguel also had fashion in mind. “I’m doing a small collaboration with a brand called Rhude from Los Angeles, the creative director’s a good friend of mine,” said the artist, who will start touring in the U.S. next month following the release of his latest album in December.
The collaborative spirit of Off-White is what appeals to him about the label. “That’s absolutely why I’m here; Virgil is very warm,

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The Future of Veronica Mars: Kristen Bell, Rob Thomas on Current Revival Plans (That Almost Happened!)

Veronica Mars, Kristen BellIt’s been 13 years since Veronica Mars burst onto TV screens and introduced audiences to Kristen Bell. The show ran for three seasons across UPN and The CW until 2007, but cancellation…

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Inside the NBA Academy and what it means for the future of basketball

The NBA Academy Africa — one of six across the world that provides teenagers with NBA-level resources — took its first trip ever to Europe for a series of competitive games.
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How baby play is helping robots imagine the future

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have taught a robot to play.
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SiriusXM Unveils Its ‘Future Five’ for 2018 and ‘Class of 2017’

The music discovery and curation team at SiriusXM announced today its “Future Five” artists for 2018 and the “Class of 2017” — which, in case it isn’t obvious, means its picks for next year and the artists that the satellite radio giant got behind early in their careers and broke through in 2017. “2017 shaped up to be […]

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A Glimpse Into the Future, Without Net Neutrality

It’s hard to predict how the world might change now that the FCC voted to repeal net neutrality rules. WSJ’s Ryan Knutson travels into the future using a magic router to offer a few ideas.
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The Year in Style: Can Parents ‘Robot-Proof’ Their Child’s Job Future?

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Alex Smith’s up-and-down past, uncertain future — and what’s next for the Chiefs

The Chiefs have lost five of six and calls for coach Andy Reid to give rookie QB Patrick Mahomes II a shot are getting louder.
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Home-field advantage, pride, the future: What all 32 NFL teams are playing for

Every team has something at stake over the final five weeks of the regular season. NFL Nation reporters break down each of their motivations.
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LeBron on Rose’s future: Want the best for him

LeBron James said he hoped this isn’t the end for Cavs teammate Derrick Rose, but if it is, he wants Rose to find peace in his decision.
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UK seeks future cyber-security stars

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Lindsay Arnold’s Dancing With the Stars Future in Question After Knee Injury

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Fear of God’s Jerry Lorenzo on the Future of Luxury Streetwear

As much as Jerry Lorenzo operates outside of the fashion industry — he doesn’t hold shows, doesn’t present in line with the seasonal calendar and has no formal training as a designer — he’s managed to infiltrate the system by producing special product he believes is missing from the market.
He’s also managed to create and profit from an aesthetic that works in luxury settings and more mass environments — see the merchandise he designed with Justin Bieber and his collaborations with PacSun and Vans.
In a conversation with WWD style director Alex Badia, Lorenzo spoke about why he thinks his line has been able to break through and what he thinks the future holds for the luxury streetwear category. Here, excerpts from the conversation.
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Peclers Paris to Host Future of Fashion Conference

PARIS — Fashion has lost its meaning. That’s the prognosis of Eric Duchamp, global chief executive officer of leading forecasting agency Peclers Paris, who on Thursday will host a conference geared at identifying — during stagnant times for the industry, and a banalization of offer — the crucial “strategic levers” brands need to activate to boost performance in the years to come.
Titled “La mode doit gagner la bataille du sens,” or in English, “Fashion Must Make Sense Again,” the Future of Fashion conference will take place at Paris restaurant Noto.
The Peclers Paris team will present future insights and some of the key macro trends that they believe will impact brands and consumers in the next five years, based on findings of a market study around brand perception conducted by Kantar TNS, as well as a range of “strategic levers” identified by the Peclers Paris team that brands need to activate to boost performance in the years to come.
Conducted online between May and June of this year, the study involved a panel of 2010 consumers aged from 16 to 60, with a 50-50 breakdown of men and women, and covered their perception of 25 brands for the women and 22 brands

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Future of Tech and Media: Waging a War for People’s Time

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Lowe’s 32 crazy predictions: LeBron’s future, big trades and more

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NHS future precarious, says regulator

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Nicole Kidman Teases the Future of Big Little Lies Season Two

Nicole KidmanWill the Emmy-nominated HBO series Big Little Lies return for a second season?
Nicole Kidman says it’s still up in the air, at least for now.
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The Trumps Bow Out. Will Future Presidents Attend the Kennedy Center Honors?

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Shailene Woodley Is Considering a Future Run for Congress

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Stephen Hawking: I’m worried about the future of the NHS

Cambridge professor criticises health secretary and warns about role of private sector in the NHS.
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Woj: LeBron’s future impacts Cavaliers’ Kyrie Irving trade scenarios

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Future Tense: Grandpa Had a Pension. This Generation Has Cryptocurrency.

After years as a niche market for technologically sophisticated anarchists and libertarians, digital coins may be on the verge of going mainstream.
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Future astronauts could be drinking Moon water

Areas of the Moon have an “unusually” large amount of trapped water that could support future lunar explorations, according to a new report.
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Engineers are using cognitive psychology, including techniques for studying how human children learn, to uncover the inherent biases built into AIs and machine learning that can lead to mistakes.
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Tomas Maier on Bringing His Namesake Brand Into the Future

The designer is relaunching his website for the label’s 20th anniversary.

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Universal said it wants to cancel its $ 31 million deal for Prince’s music over conflicts with an earlier agreement Prince signed with Warner Bros.
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Haunting Sculpture Offers A Surreal Glimpse At The Future Of Climate Change

Those visiting the Venice this year may have noticed something unusual while passing the Ca’ Sagredo Hotel: two giant hands reaching out from the murky, aquamarine waters below.

The disorienting vision is a sculpture called “Support” by artist Lorenzo Quinn, meant to provide a daunting premonition of the potential damage caused by climate change.

“Venice is a floating art city that has inspired cultures for centuries,” the artist said, in a statement released by Halcyon Gallery. “But to continue to do so it needs the support of our generation and future ones, because it is threatened by climate change and time decay.”

The piece takes the shape of two childlike hands, magnified to the extreme, outstretched to buttress the towering hotel ― a Venice landmark. In part, Quinn was intrigued by the idea of creating hands because they are “considered the hardest and most technically challenging part of the human body,” also possessing “the power to love, to hate, to create, to destroy.”

Quinn constructed the massive hands in a studio off-site, then transported them via canal to the hotel. You can see parts of the lengthy construction process on Instagram. 

Two human hands forge a lasting imprint in the viewer’s mind, perfectly mimicking the potential the body parts possess in real life ― to support, to defend, to create change. The visceral image is intended to draw focus on the fragility of the environments we too often take for granted, emphasizing the power of humans to either salvage or seal their fates. 

The artist, as he explained on Instagram, “wants to speak to the people in a clear, simple and direct way through the innocent hands of a child and it evokes a powerful message which is that united we can make a stand to curb the climate change that affects us all. We must all collectively think of how we can protect our planet and by doing that we can protect our national heritage sites.”

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Quinn’s “Support” will be on view until Nov. 26.  

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Why Hanson’s “Scary” Choices Worked: Zac Hanson Talks 20 Years of “MMMBop” and His Future With Taylor and Isaac

Hanson, Zac Hanson, Taylor Hanson, Isaac HansonBack in 1997, JNCO jeans and butterfly clips reigned supreme.
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Imagining the Retail Store of the Future

Will it have robots? No checkout counters? Virtual fitting rooms? Almost anything seems possible.
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A$AP Bari on the Future of Vlone

“I’m not into stores,” said A$ AP Bari, a member of the A$ AP Mob who works with A$ AP Rocky and Edison Chen on Vlone, a highly sought-after streetwear line. “I don’t shop at them.”
Bari, who was in New York on the night of April 6 to celebrate the opening of the Tupac by Vlone pop-up on Ludlow Street, is into experiences — a buzzword that’s often thrown around by retailers but rarely realized. He currently has no interest in selling his pieces at stores, but he’s open to working with them.
“I would do collaborations with different stores, but for them to sell my clothes? No.”
Over the past year, Vlone has gained a following for its graphic product and pop-up retail concepts that are held in various locations — Miami for Art Basel, Austin, Texas, for South by Southwest and Harlem, because that’s where Bari and Rocky grew up. And Vlone has collaborated with brands including Off-White, No Vacancy, Fragment and Nike; a pair of Nike x Vlone Air Force Ones sold for $ 94,800 on eBay.
“I want to do things for the right reasons,” said Bari. “And most of my collaborations come out of friendships.”
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Rocket League Dev on Game’s Growth, Future Plans

One of the biggest challenges facing Rocket League developer Psyonix, according to the studio’s Vice President Jeremy Dunham, is keeping up with the pace of the game’s rapid growth.

“It’s sort of a race, to grow the company at a rate somewhat comparable to how fast the game is growing,” Dunham said while speaking to IGN about the game past success and future, including its potential for coming to the Nintendo Switch.

“It’s been both flattering and a whole bunch of work because every time we think we’ve hit some sort of plateau or maybe the game is settling down, our community shows us, no, it’s not even close yet,” he explained. According to Dunham, Rocket League set records for both the most games played and most players in a single month in December 2016. That most players in a month record was then broken in January — then again in February.

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Future Tense: The Perverse Thrill of Chaotic Times

Trumpian turmoil inflames passions across the political spectrum and makes many feel as though they are part of something bigger than themselves.
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Trucker Donald Trump Goes ‘Back To The Future’ In Hilarious Mashup

Great Scott!!!

President Donald Trump is transported to “Back to the Future” for a drag race with Marty McFly in this glorious mashup.

YouTube user Todd Dracula edited footage of Trump gleefully messing around in a giant truck at the White House on Thursday into a scene from the franchise’s third and final movie. It’s something to behold!

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The car of the future debuts at SXSW

The car of the future debuts at SXSWHere’s a sneak peek at what we could be driving around in 2020. The startup Nio debuted the Eve at SXSW. This futuristic self-driving machine does more than just drive – it has an artificial intelligence engine called Nomi that acts like a personal assistant, and can understand and talk to its passengers. Nio has sliding glass digital doors and an interior that displays data to passengers. The cabin is more like a living room, with reclining seats and folding tables. …



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Books of The Times: Past, Present and Future Collide in Joan Didion’s ‘South and West’

Containing two excerpts from her notebooks dating to the 1970s, this book uncannily sheds light on some of the divisions splintering America today.
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The two accountants responsible for the wrong film being announced as best picture winner at the Oscars have been banned from attending future ceremonies.
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This Target Pledge Is Making a Major Statement About the Future of Its Beauty Products

In a new Target pledge, the retailer commits to removing phthalates, unwanted parabens, and toxic based products from their beauty category by 2020.
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Bill Gates’ Two Words to Protect Our Future: Tax Robots

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Yuval Noah Harari’s “Sapiens,” from 2015, looked at mankind’s history up to the present. His new work is subtitled “A Brief History of Tomorrow.”
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Woj Report: Melo’s future with the Knicks (Yahoo Sports)

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Alexis Bledel on ‘Gilmore Girls’ Future, Rory’s Baby Daddy, ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Role

“Gilmore Girls” star Alexis Bledel can next be seen in Hulu’s upcoming “Handmaid’s Tale,” which she calls “an absolute dream role.” Bledel stars opposite Elisabeth Moss as Ofglen, a fellow handmaid and companion. At first, Ofglen seems like a pious rule-follower, loyal to the oppressive Gilead system, but she turns out to be daring and… Read more »

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Kids’ T-Shirt – Cute future big brother shirt. – This durable kids t-shirt is made for non-stop play. Perfect for the playground, the classroom or for doing chores around the house (if youre lucky), this tee is sure to keep up with any kid.100% preshrunk cotton Fabric Weight: 6.1 oz (heavyweight)Double-stitched, reinforced seams at shoulder, sleeve, collar and waistProduct may run small, please check size chartsImported; processed and printed in the U.S.A. + + + With hundreds of designs – Spreadshirt – is the online destination for your favorite tees. Many of our designs are available in mens, womens, youth, kids and baby sizes and come in a variety of different colors. Check our Rakuten store to see them all!

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GANT x Future: Iconic Retailer Partners with Design Students

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GANT “Oxford Fitted Shirt” styled by Sophia Charles. Photographed by Danielle Rueda

Steve Jobs and Leo Tolstoy shared a surprising creative belief. The simplest things are the hardest to master. “You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make something simple,” said Jobs. This fall, in the heart of San Francisco, a Menswear Styling class has been working on a project unlike any other in the industry: reinventing the classic white button-down. Except this isn’t an ordinary school project but a collaboration between the iconic US retailer GANT and the Academy of Art University School of Fashion. This unique engagement marked the first time the brand has partnered with an educational institution. The one-of- a-kind incentive is having their work showcased at the GANT flagship store in San Francisco. What a great experience!

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GANT “Oxford Fitted Shirt” styled by Teresa Tran, modeled by Red Thompson, makeup by Sean Stahl. Photographed by Vince Aung

Eleven senior styling student were given a GANT shirt and the liberty to reinterpret it for a lookbook. The only direction was to focus on the versatility of the garment without having it resemble another line. Every step of the process was in the hands of the students. In an interview with Fashion School Daily, the Assistant Director of Styling in the School of Fashion, Flore Morton stated that she "wanted students to build full stories, investigate brands, and think like designers.” The students turned for inspiration to the brand’s stylish present and captivating heritage.

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GANT “Oxford Fitted Shirt” styled by Nhu Dao, modeled by Red Thomspon, makeup by Thu Conteras, Hair by Stuart Wong. Photographed by Gyuho Park

GANT was founded in 1949 in New Haven, Connecticut. It has since expanded globally beyond menswear into other market segments creating a name for itself as a premier lifestyle brand with aims to increase its reach by 2020 under the new direction of global CEO Patrik Nilsson. GANT has originally been associated with effortless Ivy League style and quality tailored shirts. In addition to the classic sportswear heritage GANT line they’ve also launched GANT Diamond G and GANT Rugger, contemporary lines reflecting diverse aesthetics.

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Customized GANT Rugger “Kick Ass Oxford Printed Block Shirt” styled by Hoilee Heung. Photographed by Mariya Stangl.

Back to the earlier simplicity discourse. Tolstoy argued that “the simplest thing cannot be made clear to the most intelligent man if he is firmly persuaded that he knows already, without a shadow of doubt, what is laid before him.” Students had to start from clean slate. Fangdi Li opted to use the GANT Rugger Indigo denim shirt for her nocturnal vision: draping of the shirt on the body in a linear way over a black hoodie for a restructured silhouette. Teresa Tran kept the focus on layering possibilities. She infused vintage pieces with the GANT shirt that was accented with accessories influenced by the subcultures of the film “This is England”. Sophia Charles drew inspiration from the GANT Instagram account and the French film “La Haine” for her minimalist yet bold version with accessorized with electric red tape. Overall, the results showcased GANT adaptability and immense talent of the Academy students.

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GANT “Oxford Fitted Shirt” styled by Sophia Charles, modeled by Keoni Kai, hair and makeup by Jessica Katelynn Clark. Photographed by Gabriel Isak

The Academy is the only American school with an accredited styling program! It seems like a natural fit for the school and the brand, both of whom focus on quality, innovation and laying a foundation for a more fashionable future. For the creative director Christopher Bastin, it’s all about legacy, “having a legacy is something that sets you apart and gives you authenticity and credibility. And, most importantly, it gives you a platform and security as a brand.” This pioneering collaboration also benefited Fashion Journalism students who were assigned to follow the process closely and report on it via various outlets. Stephan Rabimov, director of Social Media Center and Fashion Journalism, commented: “Opportunities like this benefit all involved. Our students loved working with GANT. We salute the GANT team for their visionary leadership and look forward to providing more professional experiences that are not available at any other institution.”

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Styling processes of Fangdi Li (left), Nhu Dao (center) and Karina Widjaja (right).

The finalist looks from the GANT x Academy of Art collaborations will be presented at GANT’s San Francisco flagship store at 552 Hayes Street on January 19, 2017, from 5 to 7 p.m.

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Future Big Brother Children’s T-Shirt Kids’ T-Shirt

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Kids’ T-Shirt – Cute future big brother shirt. – This durable kids t-shirt is made for non-stop play. Perfect for the playground, the classroom or for doing chores around the house (if youre lucky), this tee is sure to keep up with any kid.100% preshrunk cotton Fabric Weight: 6.1 oz (heavyweight)Double-stitched, reinforced seams at shoulder, sleeve, collar and waistProduct may run small, please check size chartsImported; processed and printed in the U.S.A. + + + With hundreds of designs – Spreadshirt – is the online destination for your favorite tees. Many of our designs are available in mens, womens, youth, kids and baby sizes and come in a variety of different colors. Check our Rakuten store to see them all!

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Legal and Economic Implications of Electronic Discovery, The: Options for Future Research. Occasional Paper.

Legal and Economic Implications of Electronic Discovery, The: Options for Future Research. Occasional Paper.


The growing volume of electronically stored information has led to concerns that requests for electronic discovery (e-discovery) can increase litigation costs, impose new risks on lawyers and their clients, and alter expectations about likely court outcomes. The authors provide an overview of the issues involved and outline five avenues for future research on the legal and economic implications of e-discovery.

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Been There, Done That, Kept the Jewelry: Find True Love-Turn Your Tarnished Dating Past Into a Brilliant Romantic Future

Been There, Done That, Kept the Jewelry: Find True Love-Turn Your Tarnished Dating Past Into a Brilliant Romantic Future


Been There, Done That, Kept the Jewelry helps you take a no-nonsense look at your dating history, including the most common types of guys you’re sure to have encountered. No matter how much of a dud he turned out to be, you certainly learned something from dating him, right? This book will show you how to put those mistakes to work for you and create your own, highly personal, and totally effective plan for finding Mr. Right. You’ll analyze your exes and learn why you chose a loser like that for fabulous you; identify-and end-harmful dating patterns; create a foolproof Essentials list that will start you on the path to your dream guy; and much more! The most precious gem of all-a bright future with the man of your dreams-is within your reach! All you’ve got to do is put those tarnished costume jewels of relationships past behind you, and set your sights on something truly brilliant.

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On-Demand Culture: Digital Delivery and the Future of Movies

On-Demand Culture: Digital Delivery and the Future of Movies


Paperback, Rutgers Univ Pr, 2013, ISBN13 9780813561097, ISBN10 0813561094

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Architect Marc Kushner on the Future and Wearing Black

A discussion about everything from red brick to rethinking history to the hideousness of New Jersey’s Route 10 to how autonomous cars and an aging population will change America to reckoning with the unknown to why architects should have more power over the law to the importance of texture in monochrome outfits to renovating a house for a kid on the way.

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Future Volleyball Star Infant Bodysuit


Volleyball in light blue and white with yellow shooting stars. Future Volleyball Player on cute baby clothes, nursery and kids room decor for a child or sibling of a volleyball player, team or coach. – Babies love creepin’, crawlin’ and sleepin’ in our super comfy, 100% cotton jersey knit Infant Creeper. Infant clothes shouldn’t be hard to change, so our three-snap bottom helps ease those nasty diaper changes. Great baby stuff for your special little one. 5.5 oz. 100% cotton Three bottom snaps Standard T-shirt neck
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What Back to the Future Got Right… and Wrong

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By Peter Diamandis

Twenty-six years ago, Marty McFly and Doc Brown climbed into their time-traveling flying DeLorean and set the controls to the distant future — October 21, 2015 — which happens to be today.

This is a fun blog about the predictions that Back to the Future got right, the predictions they got wrong, and the amazing technologies we have today that they just completely left out.

For a $ 40 million budget, it’s pretty amazing what they achieved. So as you read these correct predictions, think about how you might have profited from these areas if you took action on them 26 years ago.

PREDICTIONS THAT BACK TO THE FUTURE GOT RIGHT

Brain controlled / wireless video games

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“You have to use your hands? That’s like a baby’s toy!”

3D movies

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McFly being eaten by a holographic “Jaws.”

Handheld tablet computers

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McFly gets handed a tablet.

Videoconferencing

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McFly videoconferencing with a coworker.

Augmented & Virtual Reality wearable technology

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Marty Jr. viewing an incoming phone call in his glasses.

Wall mounted widescreen TVs with multiple TV channels

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Marty Jr. watching six TV channels simultaneously.

Hydroponics

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Marty Jr. reaching for fruit from the retractable garden in his kitchen.

Biometric Scanners (fingerprint scanners as locks)

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“Thumbing” to pay for the taxi fare.

PREDICTIONS THAT “BACK TO THE FUTURE” GOT WRONG

Here are the technologies that aren’t quite here (yet).

Flying cars: While there are a number of companies like Zee.aero, Terrafugia and AeroMobil hard at work, this still may need an XPRIZE to give us the flying car.

Power clothing (self-drying, self-tying shoelaces): While not released, Nike claims it will release a pair of self-tying laces this year (2015) in commemoration of the movie.

Ubiquitous fax machines: For whatever reason, fax machines were a big deal in Back to the Future. They are basically a relic of the past now.

Hoverboards: Though a few companies have rigged gigantic magnets to simulate real life hoverboards, we haven’t found a way to make a practical, scalable version yet…

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Mr. Fusion: While many teams are claiming to get close to net-positive energy fusion, no one has yet… and even when they do, it’s unlikely to fit in the back of my car.

Well… a time machine: Though I wish we could all drive DeLoreans rigged with time machines, unfortunately, the laws of physics still prevent us from jumping around the space-time continuum at will.

A FEW AMAZING THINGS WE HAVE TODAY THAT THEY MISSED

So what did Back to the Future (potentially) miss? At least, what amazing technology do we have today that they didn’t highlight?

Rapid, cheap whole genome sequencing and editing: We now have the ability to sequence a full human genome for under $ 1,000. The technology is developing at 3x the rate of Moore’s Law. We now have the ability to cheaply and precisely edit the genome with CRISPR/CAS 9. This will open up a new frontier of health and longevity that will have enormous implications on the future.

3D Printing: You can 3D print just about anything these days from 300 different materials (including plastics, metals, concrete, chocolate and human cells) Complexity is free and scalability is inherent.

Emergence of AI: We are in the early days of Artificial Intelligence. Tens of billions of capital are being poured into an AI “arms race” over the last decade. One fun recent example is Tesla’s “autopilot” software upgrade that just came out. It can drive you autonomously on the highway.

On-Demand Economy: Amazon is working on same-day delivery mechanisms (possibly using drones). Uber has become ubiquitous as the simplest, most reliable way to get around.

GPS: We really take for granted how good the GPS units in our phones really are. They receive up-to-the-second traffic data, route us to the shortest path, and even give us “street view” or satellite imagery to investigate what a place looks like before we get there.

Private Spaceflight and Hyperloop: While Back to the Future flaunted flying DeLoreans, I’m proud of where we are with private spaceflight and the start of Hyperloop.

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Peter Diamandis is the Chairman and CEO of XPRIZE.

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The Uncanny Predictions ‘Back To The Future II’ Made About 2015

The “Future” is here!

On Wednesday, October 21, Marty McFly and Doc Brown traveled from 1985 to 2015 in “Back To The Future II” in order to stop McFly’s son from being imprisoned. The world they arrive in is vastly different from the one they left. “Jaws 19” is showing in movies, cars look like they’re from “The Jetsons,” and for some reason women have really bizarre hairstyles.

Here’s how the film’s version of 2015 stacks up to the one we live in today:

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DWTS New Update: Kim Zolciak-Biermann’s Condition and Her Future on the Show

Update: As of Sunday afternoon, Kim Zolciak-Biermann's PR rep emailed Glamour with a new statement from Kim: "I want to thank everyone for their love and support over the past few days. I am now…


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Future Ratboy and the Attack of the Killer Robot Grannies

Future Ratboy and the Attack of the Killer Robot Grannies


From the bestselling and Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning author of BARRY LOSER comes a hilarious and brand-new series for young readers! Move over Spidey, get back in your cave Batman, and keep your glasses on Clark Kent, there’s a new superhero in town. FUTURE RATBOY. When a bolt of lightning hits Colin Lampost (and his toy bird, Bird), he is zapped millions of years into the future! Life will never be the same again. Bird has been brought to life as Not Bird and Colin’s DNA is fused with a rat giving him superkeel powers. Future Ratboy is born! But the future is not a safe place to be and there are killer robot grannies on the rampage! Will the dynamic duo survive the attack and save the world? Join Future Ratboy and Not Bird on their first adventure to find out! Jim Smith is the keelest kids’ book author in the whole wide world amen. He graduated from art school with first class honours (the best you can get) and is the author of the award-winning and bestselling BARRY LOSER series: I am not a Loser, I am still not a Loser, I am sort of a Loser, I am so over being a Loser, Barry Loser and the Holiday of Doom and Barry Loser and the Case of the Crumpled Carton. He lives in London. He also designs cards and gifts under the name Waldo Pancake. Praise for the BARRY LOSER books: ‘Will make you laugh out loud, cringe and snigger, all at the same time’ – LoveReading4Kids ‘Very funny and cheeky’ – Booktictac, Guardian Online Review ‘Hugely enjoyable, surreal chaos’ – Guardian ‘The review of the eight year old boy in our house. “Can I keep it to give to a friend?” Best recommendation you can get’ – Observer ‘I laughed so much, I thought that I was going to burst!’ – Finbar, aged 9

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How to Get to Know Your Future Sibling-in-Law

What do you do when both the bride and the groom have grown up with a strong sense of family and a whole lot of siblings? Integrating two big families when you get married…


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Steampunk Visions Postcard Book: A Delightful Assortment of 24 Postcards Depicting a Future That Never Was

Steampunk Visions Postcard Book: A Delightful Assortment of 24 Postcards Depicting a Future That Never Was


Fanciful vintage steampunk vision postcards, created in Paris in 1899, colorfully illustrate a future that never was. with airships, robots, and more Originally from a series entitled “En L’An 2000” (“In the Year 2000”) depicting the future’s imaginary scientific advances, the original cards were produced for the 1900 World Exhibition in Paris, most likely printed for enclosure in cigarette/cigar boxes to promote the World Exhibition. Little is known about the life and work of commercial artist Jean Marc Cote. He worked as an occasional illustrator for the small French toy company Armand Gervais, which produced the original cards.

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Original Penguin Mines Past, Eyes Future on 60th Anniversary

Just call him Pete — no last name needed.
That’s the moniker given to the waddling bird mascot of the Original Penguin brand, which is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. The label, which has been owned by Perry Ellis International Inc. since 1996, will commemorate the milestone on Thursday with an event at its NoHo flagship in New York that will feature a performance by the indie rock band Life in Film.
Outside of the party, the brand is launching a special anniversary capsule for fall featuring pieces that have been core to the label since its inception, including polos, T-shirts, wovens, swim trunks and outerwear. And it has also developed an elevated assortment under the Blue Label name, a line that is being sold at Saks Fifth Avenue and Bloomingdale’s.
“Original Penguin was the first acquisition we made,” said Oscar Feldenkreis, president and chief operating officer of PEI, in an interview at the company’s New York City offices. “We originally bought it for its strong golf business. But it’s been the fastest-growing brand for our company.”
Ironically, today the brand offers no golf apparel, opting instead to focus on sportswear for men and children. Original Penguin is carried in more than 1,250 stores across the U.S.,

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