SOTO 2014 Spring/Summer “Ballhaus” Lookbook

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Something for our Stand Up Guys with a little fashion forward pieces to add unconventional flavor to your style. The SOTO 2014 Spring/Summer collection has pulled together some looks that I think would be cool to try out for our less than adventurous gentlemen. See anything you like make your purchase hereRead more »

Mexican Mafia Members Guilty of Racketeering Charges

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LOS ANGELES – Two members of the Mexican Mafia prison gang were found guilty this afternoon of federal racketeering charges for overseeing the conduct of the main street gang in Ontario, a criminal enterprise that was responsible for numerous violent crimes and widespread drug trafficking.

Vito Rizzuto’s Funeral Draws Hundreds

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MONTREAL — Police, bystanders and hundreds of mourners were on hand Monday for Mafia boss Vito Rizzuto’s funeral in the same church where his son and father were remembered after their violent deaths. Bells pealed as Rizzuto’s gold-coloured casket was carried out of the Notre-Dame-de-la-Defense Church in the heart of Montreal’s Little Italy. Read more »

Green Infrastructure Project to Divert Brooklyn Floodwater

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Those who thought rich white kids were the only recent contaminates in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood are in for a surprise. Polluted drain water is making its way into Newton Creek, and new plans are coming out to help divert it. Read more »

David Geffen’s Yacht

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The picturesque harbor at Portland, Maine hosts a number of luxury cruise ships in the fall months, but rarely does a privately owned vessel of a similar stature grace its waters. Thus when the world’s 10th largest yacht, David Geffen’s 453-foot long Rising Sun docked there recently, it caused quite a sensation. Read more »

Boardroom on Wheels: Truly Mobile Office in Moving Vehicle

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Somewhere between a working office and a stretch limousine, this futuristic Volkswagen concept car gives new meaning to taking your work home with you. Designed by, Alexander Zhukovsky the T6 vehicular office has two functional components tethered around a central pivot, a bit like those double-long buses already on the roads, or more like semi trucks with front cabs: a pair of pieces joined but without the need for creating contiguous space between them. Read more »

Detroit Mafia Quietly Moving into New Era

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The Detroit mafia also known as the Detroit partnershiphas always been a very low key La Cosa Nostra family avoiding much of the media attention attached to other families in cities like New York, Philadelphia, and Chicago. With much of its membership and hierarchy having family ties the Detroit mob family has been with out much of the turncoats and rats that have decimated many of the other remaining mob families across the country. This has allowed the Partnership to maintain a stable leadership base over the years being run by some of the more successful mob bosses in history. Read more »

Enjoy a Single Glass of Red Wine Without Popping the Cork

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If you’ve ever bought a bottle of red wine and, unable to finish it, covered the mouth of the bottle and then tried to drink a glass a few days later, you know what an unpleasant experience this can be. As soon as oxygen hits that complex beverage, it begins to degrade and pretty soon it ends up tasting more like vinegar than wine. The Coravin is a novel way to let you have one or two glasses without having to finish the entire bottle at once. Read more »