LinkCrave: Clive Owen - Style Icon

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The leading fellow of films like The Children of Men, Sin City, The Croupier and Shoot 'Em Up, actor Clive Own is the latest Style Icon featured over at AskMen.com.  StyleCrave's favorite brooding badass has been known for impeccable taste both on and off the set, and we join our friends over at AskMen in saluting both.  If you're a fan of Clive or his...

LinkCrave: The Most Mantastic Moments in Black History

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Historic figures like Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Ali and Marlin Briscoe were more than just athletes-- they were pioneers that helped tear down the color barriers of modern sport.  To celebrate the achievements of some of the world's greatest athletes, soldiers and everyday citizens, our friends over at Asylum have put together a list of the most mantastic moments in black history.  Head over...

LinkCrave: Valentine's Prep and Other News

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Just a reminder, StyleCravers-- the time is now to start your Valentine's Day prep.  Hopefully you already have a reservation at a nice restaurant, hopefully you have a gift in mind.  If not, you're in the doghouse already...  Earlier today, we posted our own Valentine's Day Gift Guide for those who really want to rock her world.  Be sure to check that out.  In addition, our friends over...

LinkCrave: 10 Tips for Taking a Nude Photo

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Whether you're with your wife, girlfriend, or just a subject for art or play, nude photography is a delicate science.  Bad lighting or bad eyes can highlight some undesirable qualities in your subject-- so its important you know a few things before taking your first shot.  Its important to maintain your subject's confidence, and if they feel they don't look good in your photos, chances are...

LinkCrave: Bury Me in This, Please

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If it is in your stars to be buried in the ground and not turned to ash, here's the true StyleCrave way of doing it.  These "tombstones" by Stephanie Choplin are progressive and beautiful, giving your physical form's eternal resting place a beautiful form for your friends and family.  If we're all gonna go out anyway, Stephanie Choplin wants us to do so in style......

LinkCrave: a Bacon Explosion for Super Bowl Sunday

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An undying love of all things bacon is a truly American trait.  So the saying goes, "bacon makes everything taste better".  In some extreme cases, however, bacon can lead to one hell of an overdose-- and the best way to experience that is from nothing other than the Bacon Explosion.  Basically, the Bacon Explosion recipe calls for bacon, more bacon on top of that, bacon woven together and...

Maybach 62S Landaulet, Most Luxurious Car in the World Sells on eBay

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Pretty to look at and awesome to fantasize about, one of the world's most powerful chauffeur-driven sedans, Maybach 62S Landaulet, is selling on eBay for an obnoxious buy it now price of $2.2 million (MSRP for the US is confirmed at $1.35 million) . Although it has a twin turbo V12 engine, an amazing Baltic Black over Aspen White interior, and is famous for its rollback canvas roof, we can't...

Last Minute Super Bowl: the StyleCrave Way

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Super Bowl XLIII is just a matter of days away, and you're going to miss it.  You promised a co-worker that you'd go to his shitty Super Bowl party with the crappy beer, bad food and undersized TV.  Super Bowl Sunday is looking to be a letdown, and you're going to be stuck waiting until next year to truly celebrate this holiest of Sundays.  Not so, StyleCrave reader, not so.  If you make a...

LinkCrave: Just How Much Money is There?

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Just how much money is there in the world?  Add up the banks, the mutual funds, the credit-- and how much cold hard cash is there in this system, both physical and digital?  Writer Matt McAbby put together some of these details over at AskMen, giving you a chance to really envision just how much green there is to be had in this material world... [askmen] What else is going on...

LinkCrave: Your Favorite Band Might Suck

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Our friends over at Bullz-Eye have tackled a delicate (but necessary) topic.  In their article titled "Your Favorite Band Sucks", Bullz-Eye reviews nineteen common cult favorite musicians and groups and tears them down to size.  Of course, we StyleCravers are a bit more discerning about our musical tastes, so none of our own favorites are on this list.  Right?  Right?  Okay, so sue us if...

LinkCrave: Fortune's Top 100 Best Companies to Work For

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Earlier today, Fortune revealed their list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For.  While some of the names on the list, like the number one, may surprise you, Fortune Magazine's list is tough to argue with.  Google has been unseated as the number one employer, and having spent our fair share of time in a Google office or two, we can tell you that they're a tough group to beat.  The on-staff...

LinkCrave: AskMen's Top 99 Women of '09

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Our friends over at AskMen have officially revealed their list of the top 99 women of 2009.  Each year, they put together a list of a few hundred of the world's hottest celebs, actresses, musicians and models and ask their community to vote.  The ballots have been cast, and the list has been shown.  Head on over to AskMen and enjoy... [askmen] What else is hot around the web...

LinkCrave: Celebrating the 44th President of the U.S.

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Today in Washington D.C., President Barack Obama was officially sworn into office as the 44th President of the United States.  News of the day has been inescapable, and we don't expect to be the first to get that little tidbit to you-- but we have a few things to share about the inauguration that we think you'd like to see.  First, that photograph above is the official Presidential...

LinkCrave: Can Liquor Cure this Recession?

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A group of bars in Orlando, Florida have begun offering free drinks to anyone who passes by, not only to bring in customers-- but to give back to those who have had their pockets hit by the recession.  While we're not certain if a free beer is going to help pay our mortgage, but it'll certainly get our mind off it for a spell... [asylum] What else is happening around the web...

LinkCrave: When Art is a Gamble

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Chinese artist Jiu Jianhua has earned a name for himself with his strange, polychrome ceramic works and porcelain cityscapes.  His latest exhibit, being displayed at the Galeria Continua in San Gimignano, Italy, is certainly not a departure from his past examples of eccentricity.  His Dream in Conflict exhibition features a large, two-section model of the Shanghai skyline constructed solely...

LinkCrave: Don't Keep That Bank Error Money

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In spite of what that Monopoly card says, a bank error in your favor is NEVER in your favor.  While this is a bit of an extreme example, a Pennsylvania couple had a few extra zeroes accidentally added to the end of a recent bank deposit.  Instead of a $1,700 check, the bank accidentally turned that into $170k.  Not a bad introduction to the new year, huh.  Having kept the money without...

LinkCrave: This Strange Universe

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There are some very strange things just outside of our Earth's atmosphere.  From black holes to dead stars to nebulas and dark matter, there is plenty out there that we understand based on our own logic and little else.  Our friends over at AskMen have put together a list of the 10 strangest things in this universe.  If you're a science-minded Stylecraver, you'll surely enjoy the read......

LinkCrave: Ducati's Rome Cafe

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This week, the famed Italian motorsports brand Ducati revealed a new cafe in Rome, Italy.  This is a continued focus by Ducati to insert their brand into the eyes of the public in forms other than racing.  Ducati's familiar partnership with Puma was the first step toward more releases like this cafe, and we're a bit pumped to see what's next in Ducati's pipeline... [selectism] Top 10...

LinkCrave: Shepard Fairey's Inauguration Poster

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Artist Shepard Fairey's iconic illustration of Barack Obama has gone so far as to be used in the official inauguration poster by the Obama team.  They aren't cheap-- they're selling for $100 each, $500 for a numbered copy with the artist's autograph.  If there ever was a collector's item in American history, you're looking at the latest and greatest. [coolhunting] What else is hot around...

LinkCrave: the 10 Worst Types of Drunks

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There are good drunks, bad drunks, happy drunks and sad drunks.  There are sentimental drunks and violent drunks, both of which tend to piss us of quite a bit.  Our pals over at HolyTaco have put together a list of the 10 worst types of drunks, a list that you should certainly read.  Head on over there and enjoy... [holytaco] What else is going on around the web today?  Check...