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Terrain debuts clothing line Terrain X

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 2, 2021

Before you read anything further: find a full body mirror right quick. ... OK, you're back. Could you see the culture you come from looking back at you? Is it in the fuzzy socks Grandma knits and gifts every Christmas? The gold or silver cross hanging from a chain in the center of your chest?
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Fashion designer Virgil Abloh dies of cancer at 41

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 28, 2021

NEW YORK — Virgil Abloh, a leading designer whose groundbreaking fusions of streetwear and high couture made him one of the most celebrated tastemakers in fashion and beyond, has died of cancer. He was 41. Abloh's death was announced Sunday by the luxury group LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy).

A&E >  Entertainment

Game On: Halo Infinite Multiplayer flawlessly blends old and new

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 18, 2021

The rumors came true and the multiplayer component of Halo Infinite was released ahead of schedule Monday rather than the previously planned Dec. 8. When I took part in a “test flight” of the game in an earlier state in June, I came away feeling like it was a pretty bland, by-the-books Halo experience.
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Rapper Young Dolph fatally shot at Tennessee cookie shop

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 18, 2021

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Rapper Young Dolph, widely admired in the hip-hop community for his authenticity and fierce independence, was shot and killed Wednesday at a cookie shop in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, authorities said. Police tweeted that they had no information to release.
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Game On: Nostalgia can get in the way of a good time

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 11, 2021

I’ve played a lot of good video games lately, but it’s been almost a year since I played one that truly wowed me. Some of that can be attributed to the slow trickle of new games in 2021 due to the pandemic forcing studios to transition to working from home in 2020, which led to a plethora of game delays.
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American Girl Dolls, Risk and sand make it to Toy Hall of Fame

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 4, 2021

American Girl Dolls and the strategy board game Risk were inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame on Thursday in recognition of their influence on the toy industry. Sand, which the group called perhaps the most universal and oldest toy in the world, was also inducted.
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Game On: The success of ‘games as a service’ comes at a price

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 4, 2021

Unless your head is in the sand, in recent years you’ve probably noticed a multitude of games advertising new “seasons” or massive updates with swanky titles. The latest is Apex Legends, which just dropped its 11th season, Escape, on Nov. 2, introducing a new playable character, new map and more.
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Kids are playing ‘Squid Game’ at recess – now what?

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 24, 2021

“Squid Game,” Netflix’s massive global hit produced in South Korea, might feature playground games, but it is most obviously not for kids. The ultraviolent show follows 456 debt-ridden adult characters as they fight one an other to the death for a chance to win millions of dollars.

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