Action movies are fun to watch but there’s a smart way to do action scenes and an epically dumb way to do it. The smart way focuses in on the details, tells a story within a story, and makes sure we know just what the hell is going on amidst all the crazy. The dumb way? Explosions, shaky camera effects, chaos to blur the action, and just a general messiness that doesn’t make any sense but looks cool.
Known for his frumpy appearance, it’s not obvious at first glance that Warren Buffett is today worth more than $65 billion. Sure, he runs a multinational holding company Berkshire Hathaway and has a golden touch with stock picks, but Buffett prefers Cherry Cokes to booze, lives in the same house he’d bought in Omaha for $31,500 in 1958 and celebrated his second marriage by dining at a chain restaurant. He’s also pledged to give away the majority of his fortune during his lifetime.
A new study released by the University of Hawaii Manoa reveals “large-scale” motion around the San Andreas Fault in California. The fault runs most of the length of California, and is responsible for a series of destructive earthquakes throughout history—most famously the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco that damaged over 80 percent of the city.
The bout that boxing fans most want to see is one step closer to coming to fruition.
On Wednesday, June 22, Golden Boy Promotions CEO, Oscar De La Hoya, announced that a match between his fighter Canelo Alvarez (47-1-1) and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (35-0) will take place in the fall of 2017.
Greubel Forsey, launched in 2004 by Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey in La Chaux-de-Fonds, isn’t the most famous Swiss luxury watch brand, but it’s starting to do some really incredible work.
A new study predicts that the federal forecast of national health care spending under President Obama’s signature health law was a big overestimate — by $2.6 trillion over a five-year period.