LinkCrave: Find a Job with the Stimulus Bill

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What's luxury if you can't afford it?  It might be time for an upgrade, especially if you're already out of a job or the axe is right around the corner.  Our friends over at AskMen have found a way to use the recent stimulus bill to find a job.  If you're looking, head over and give it a read.  [more at AskMen] What else is popping around the web?  Check it...

Fleur De Lys Mansion Purchased for $125 Million

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Fleur De Lys Mansion: Let's spend some money! Or watch others do it! The Fleur De Lys Mansion in Beverly Hills just became the world's most expensive estate-- selling for $125,000,000 to none other than Mariah Carey.  Who knew that she earned so much from her film Glitter?  Film fanatics that did NOT see that film, one of history's worst, will recognize the Fleur De Lys...

Forbes Billionaires 2009: Inescapable Recession

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Forbes Billionaires 2009 list shows one common trait amongst the world's richest people: everyone has taken a hit in this ugly economic climate.  The top 3 richest people in the world, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Carlos Slim Helu have seen their portfolios chopped from $180 billion to just $112 billion in light of the recent stock market crash.  The average worth of the billionaires on...

LinkCrave: Spy Tips from a Private Detective

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There's a time in every man's life, whether it be childhood or even old age, when he wishes to be a private detective.  You get to set your own rules, break many others and live the life of film noir.  So you want to give it a shot?  Our friends over at Asylum sat down with a professional brother seamus to get the dirty details on the ultimate day (and night) job. [more at...

LinkCrave: How to Sneak Into the Playboy Mansion

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Trevor Moore of the Whitest Kids U Know has recorded an intriguing plot for his upcoming film "Miss March".  Moore hatched a plan to break in to the world famous Playboy Mansion, home to Hugh Hefner himself.  If you'd like to follow in Moore's footsteps, he lays out the raw details over at Asylum... What else is hot around the web today?  Check it out... A guide to...

LinkCrave: the Fixed Gear Bike Workout

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It finally cracked the 60 degree mark here in the Midwest-- and while the weather is expected to dip back to reality, that high signalled the official start of cycling season.  Sure, the die hards have been riding for months, but the rest of us are filling up the tires, oiling the chain and hitting the pavement.  We're fixed gear riders here at StyleCrave, so a recent article at AskMen...

LinkCrave: 10 Hype-Worthy Guy Movies for 2009

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There are some big titles coming out this year with the classic character that guy's love to see.  Films like Inglorious Basterds, Sherlock Holmes, Public Enemies and others will hit the silver screen this year.  How will they rate in the eyes of men?  Our friends at AskMen have tackled that question.  Head on over for the full list of ten... [askmen] The Computer Controlled Rolls...

LinkCrave: Cocktail Psychology

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What does her signature cocktail say about her?  Her liquor preference reveals plenty about her character and her personality.  To learn a bit about what is going on beneath her surface, check out the Cocktail Psychology feature over at Coed Magazine... How to Dress for a Job Interview [askmen] Win a pair of Ozzy Osbourne-inspired Chuck Taylors [bullzeye] Kristin Kreuk - Today's...

LinkCrave: the Glamorganic Mansion in LA

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Resting amongst some of the world's most exclusive real estate, this ~$8 million mansion is a contemporary retreat in the hills of Los Angeles.  Built for fashion magnate Randolph Duke, the Glamorganic Home is on the market now and prime for the taking.  See more of this one at [homedesignfind] The Snow Hotel in Kemi, Finland is a cool, icy retreat [coolhunting] The Gentleman's Guide...

LinkCrave: Hangover-Free Whisky?

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A surprise to no one, our least favorite part about alcoholic excess is the hangover the following morning.  Throughout history, the hangover cure has been one of man's most studied focal points of science.  Even the Eggs Benedict dish was concocted as a cure for the common hangover.  Apparently, the ASM Liquors group has developed a whisky called The Naked Scot that you can enjoy at night...

LinkCrave: the 10 Best Scuba Diving Locales

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You're due for a Spring vacation.  Our suggestion?  Scuba Diving.  Get yourself a little local training, find a hot spot and hop a flight-- its about time you had yourself an underwater adventure for a little perspective.  Our friends over at AskMen have put together a list of the Top 10 Diving Locales around the world that'll be a good primer for your trip.  Take pictures, send 'em our...

Tramontana R, From Rocket on Wheels?

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"Half formula 1" and "half fighter", Tramontana R is an ultra-exclusive carbon-fiber supercar that definitely turns heads. While its appearance may attract some and scare others, the one seater manages to impress with its speed and lightness. Running on a Mercedes twin-turbo 12-cylinder engine that allows switching from 550 to 760 horses, Taramontana R knows a bit about speed. It gets 0 to...

LinkCrave: 10 Beers to Try Before You Die

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We've got some good news and some better news.  The good news-- StyleCrave's Beer of the Week column will be starting up again very soon.  The better news-- we'll be joined by our friends at BeerMonthClubs.com, the web's leading beer club that mails the world's best beer directly to your doorstep.  So when we cover a domestic microbrew or an international vintage, you'll have a...

LinkCrave: Could Legal Marijuana Save California?

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A Democratic Assemblyman in the state of California has introduced a bill to fully legalize the production, transportation, sale and use of Marijauna in the state.  While conservatives are shocked at the prospect (they apparently ignore all the science supporting the move), the California Department of Revenue is likely salivating at the potential tax revenue.  How much are we talking? ...

LinkCrave: Preparing for National Margarita Day

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This Sunday, February 22nd, is National Margarita Day-- the day to celebrate salt, citrus and most importantly, tequila.  Our friends over at TheBachelorGuy have some interesting facts about the holiday and the Margarita itself.  If you're like us, you're looking for any reason to have yourself a margarita.  This weekend, you can blame us for that!  Enjoy the cocktails, StyleCravers......

LinkCrave: History's 7 Greatest Black Comedians

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In celebrating Black History Month, we've illustrated that black is strong and black is beautiful-- but the seven men we celebrate today show that black is also fall-out-of-your-seat funny.  Our friends at COED Magazine have put together a list of the 7 funniest black comedians, and we certainly suggest you check it out.  Names like Pryor and Cosby, Murphy and Chapelle round out a list of...

LinkCrave: Signs You're About to Be Laid Off

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In this tough economy, we need to do everything we can to keep things in order in our lives and for those of our friends.  Its time to buck up, bear down and make ourselves indispensable at work.  And if we can't do that, its time to prepare for the worst and keep an eye on the warning signs.  If you think your job is in jeopardy, our friends at AskMen list all the tell-tale signs......

LinkCrave: How to Cheat

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Our shameless friends over at COED Magazine have some good advice.  While we don't condone infidelity, nor do we condone lying, you can find a brilliant How To on both in their article: "How to Cheat-- not that you should, but here's how you could."  We have to admit, this information could have been very helpful in college, and we have many friends who could have used a few pointers in this...

Blog Spotlight: This Is Why You're Fat

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This might be just a touch outside the standard StyleCrave fare, but we couldn't help but share.  One of our most recent favorite newcomer blogs is This Is Why You're Fat, a collection of some of the most unhealthy, horrible, irresistable foods you can imagine.  As TISYF says, their coverage is "deliciously gross".  We can't help but concur.  Would you fancy a sloppy joe on a krispy kreme...

LinkCrave: Top 5 Literary Badasses

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The lifestyle of a writer depends a lot on the subject matter.  If you're a writer like Hunter S. Thompson, you can expect a rough life including beatdowns by the Hell's Angels, riots in the barrio, shakedowns by the Secret Service and some of the worst hangovers experienced by humanity.  Writers like Thompson have a will as tough as iron-- and have a bad ass nature that'll put most WWF...