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Jamie Foxx, Privé Revaux aim to disrupt the eyewear industry and Warby Parker

Despite a host of economic uncertainties and a tax battle heating up on Capitol Hill, niche start-up companies are being led by a new band of disrupters offering trendy, cheaper alternatives in the world of eyewear and sparking a fresh dose of healthy industry competition.Continue Reading BelowOne particular start-up, “Privé Revaux,” is aiming to disrupt the industry, with hopes of putting eyewear competitor Warby Parker out of business by selling shades for $29.95. According to David...

Blink-182 Guitarist Has a Strange Connection to the Government's Secret UFO Program

Well, it's not every day that Guitar World has an eye-opening political report, but here we are. In a normal year, it would be shocking enough to learn the Pentagon had a secret multimillion dollar program to investigate UFOs. But since it's still 2017, the least “normal year” in recent memory there is more: We find out that Tom DeLonge, the mega-platinum pop punker and founding member of Blink-182, has his fingerprints all over the story:Politico and The New York Times simultaneously...

Mike Bashaw is more than meets the eye for Blanchet's basketball team

CLOSE The Capitol City Classic basketball tournament is back at Willamette University. DAVID DAVIS / Statesman JournalBuy PhotoBlanchet Catholic School senior Mike Bashaw on Friday, Dec. 22, 2017. (Photo: MOLLY J. SMITH / Statesman Journal)Buy PhotoMike Bashaw cut to the basket and leapt into the air to catch a pass from point guard R.J. Veliz.In the heavy traffic in the key of the game in January against Salem Academy, however, Bashaw lost his balance and landed with a sickening...