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  • Cheers to Britain's oldest university towns

    Ever since the first homework was assigned at the University of Oxford in 1167, the stellar graduates of British universities have influenced Western civilization. But that doesn't mean that Britain's three oldest college towns are stodgy. Although you may see professors in their traditional black robes, Cambridge, Oxford, and St. Andrews are fun, youthful towns, filled with lots of shopping, cheap eats around every corner, and rowdy, rollicking pubs.
  • BeachMint's ShoeMint is a 'sell out' over Black Friday, Cyber Monday

    Black Friday and Cyber Monday delivered for major retailers, as expected. But the holiday shopping weekend also generated unexpectedly high sales for Santa Monica start-up BeachMint too. BeachMint, which operates e-commerce websites with products designed...

    [Updated] Fashion News: 'Get back on board,' Costa Concordia T-shirt screams

    "Get back on board," is the English translation of the phrase a coast guard official shouted at the captain of the sinking Costa Concordia. It's now showing up on T-shirts in Italy. Meanwhile, Giulina Rancic tweeted words of encouragement to injured...

    Kenneth Cole apologizes for tweet using Egypt protests to promote fashion line

    Kenneth Cole sent out a controversial tweet that used the unrest in Egypt to promote his spring fashion line. The message, sent out by Cole personally, has sparked a wave of criticism and controversy that hasn't let up much despite the fashion designer...

    In 1994 Bryant Gumbel asked: 'What is Internet, anyway?' [Video]

    It wasn't all that long ago that explaining what the Internet is was a pretty tough thing to do. A bit of confusion is caused amongst Bryant Gumbel and Katie Couric as they try to describe the Internet and the @ sign as seen in a YouTube posted last...