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Friday Notes: Sports Roundup, Release Day, Neurolink, Amanda Gorman and more

Friday Notes: Sports Roundup, Release Day, Neurolink, Amanda Gorman and more


Today's Events

  • Nike Air Max 1, Coral Stardust Corduroy, Available 5/26 at 10:00 AM ET on SNKRs
  • Nike Air Jordan 14 "Laney", Available 5/27 at 10:00 AM ET on SNKRs

Sports Roundup: Reaction to Celtics Heat, Lebron James' Injury, Arsenal & Chelsea News, Davante Adams

Sports Roundup: Reaction to Celtics Heat, Lebron James’ Injury, Arsenal & Chelsea News, Davante Adams
5 takeaways from Celtics’ wire-to-wire Game 5 victory over Heat 5 takeaways from Celtics’ wire-to-wire Game 5 victory over HeatBoston’s defense rises to the challenge, Miami’s 2 stars go quiet and more as the series heads back to South Beach.NBA.comJohn Schuhmann Are the Celtics Really About

Release Day: Lil Durk, Kodak Black, Nonso Amadi, Choplife Soundsystem & Mr. Eazi, Jay Worthy & Roc Marciano, Diddy featuring City Girls and Fabolous, Asake, Adekunle Gold

Release Day: Lil Durk, Kodak Black, Nonso Amadi, Choplife Soundsystem & Mr. Eazi, Jay Worthy & Roc Marciano, Diddy featuring City Girls and Fabolous, Asake, Adekunle Gold
Lil Durk “Almost Healed” Pain and tragedy have defined so much of Lil Durk’s life and, by natural extension, his music. The devastating losses he’s experienced since rising to hip-hop stardom from Chicago’s once nascent drill scene compound one another, to the point where even something as


On Thursday, Elon Musk's brain-implant company Neuralink said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had given the green light to its first-in-human clinical trial, a critical milestone after earlier struggles to gain approval.


Inside Montauk’s Luxurious ‘Trailer Park’

An 800-square-foot beachfront home sold for $3.75 million in February, spotlighting a wealthy community with humble beginnings.

Inside Montauk’s Luxurious ‘Trailer Park’
An 800-square-foot beachfront home sold for $3.75 million in February, putting a spotlight on a wealthy community that has humble beginnings.

Amanda Gorman’s poem for Biden’s inauguration barred for younger children by Florida school.

In a Facebook post on Tuesday, poet Amanda Gorman vowed to fight back. Her poem, “The Hill We Climb” was challenged by the parent of two students at Bob Graham Education Center in Miami Lakes, along with several books.

Amanda Gorman’s poem for Biden’s inauguration barred for younger children by Florida school - New York Amsterdam News
A poem written for President Joe Biden’s inauguration has been placed on a restricted list at a South Florida elementary school after one parent’s complaint.

Push Notifications Are Out of Control

A couple of years ago, I got a text from a friend that read simply, “This seems bad.” With it was a screenshot of something that did seem, at best, not great: an iPhone push notification from the sports-betting app DraftKings, laden with emoji and extolling the day’s promotional gambling deals. “Yikes,” I murmured at my phone screen.

Push Notifications Are Out of Control
There must be better ways of opting out.
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Uristocrat Tip: Turn off push notifications for all your apps, including messages and email, and instead set reminders to check them every few hours.

A $189 Airport Travel Hack Is No Longer Working Very Well

Customers ask if Clear fees are worth it if TSA lines are faster

A $189 Airport Travel Hack Is No Longer Working Very Well
Few things are more tiresome than slowly shuffling forward in an airport line with one anxious eye on the ticking clock, especially as US travel surges with the end of the pandemic.

Parra "Mountain Waves" Drop

Parra “Mountain Waves” Drop
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Bodega x New Balance “The Trail Less Taken”

Bodega x New Balance “The Trail Less Taken”
Working on yourself means doing what you love unapologetically – no matter what everyone else around you is saying or doing. From hobbies and passions projects to steps necessary to get to where you want to be, individuality is often defined by a trail less taken. Sometimes this path isn’t

2024 Sneaker Releases

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14

Friday Notes for June 14th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Friday, June 14th, 2024.
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Thursday Notes for June 13th, 2024

Thursday Notes for June 13th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Thursday, June 13th, 2024.
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Wednesday Notes for June 12th, 2024

Wednesday Notes for June 12th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Wednesday, June 12th, 2024.
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Jun
11
Tuesday Notes for June 11th, 2024

Tuesday Notes for June 11th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Tuesday, June 11th, 2024.
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Jun
10
Monday Notes for June 10th, 2024

Monday Notes for June 10th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Monday, June 10th, 2024. A Look at the NBA Finals Game 2 Recap.
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Jun
07
Friday Notes for June 7th, 2024

Friday Notes for June 7th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Friday, June 7th, 2024. A Look at the NBA Finals Game Recaps and new music from Tems and Kaytranada.
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Jun
06
Thursday Notes for June 6th, 2024

Thursday Notes for June 6th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Thursday, June 5th, 2024. A Look at Kendrick Lamar's Juneteenth, NBA Finals preview and more.
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Jun
05
Wednesday Notes for June 5th, 2024

Wednesday Notes for June 5th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Wednesday, June 4th, 2024. A Look at Angel Reese, NPR Music.
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Jun
04
Aimé Leon Dore x New Balance 1000 collaboration

Aimé Leon Dore x New Balance 1000 collaboration

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Jun
04
Tuesday Notes for June 4th, 2024

Tuesday Notes for June 4th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Tuesday, June 3rd, 2024. A Look at Justin Jefferson, Fearless Funds court injunction, Zach Fox and more.
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Jun
03
Monday Notes for June 3rd, 2024

Monday Notes for June 3rd, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Friday, May 31st, 2024. A Look at Vince Staples, Kendrick Lamar, NBA Finals Preview, and the latest sneakers.
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May
31
Friday Notes for May 31st, 2024

Friday Notes for May 31st, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Friday, May 31st, 2024. A Look at Vince Staples, Kendrick Lamar, NBA Finals Preview, and the latest sneakers.
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May
30
Thursday Notes for May 30th, 2024

Thursday Notes for May 30th, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
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May
29
Wednesday Notes for May 29th, 2024

Wednesday Notes for May 29th, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
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May
28
Tuesday Notes for May 28th, 2024

Tuesday Notes for May 28th, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
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May
27
Monday Notes for May 27th, 2024

Monday Notes for May 27th, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
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May
24
Friday Notes for May 24th, 2024

Friday Notes for May 24th, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Sports
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May
23

Thursday Notes for May 23rd, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
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May
22
Jordan Spizike Low and Jordan Stadium 90 "Dongdan"-Themed Colorways

Jordan Spizike Low and Jordan Stadium 90 "Dongdan"-Themed Colorways

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May
22
Wednesday Notes for May 22nd, 2024

Wednesday Notes for May 22nd, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
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May
21
Tuesday Notes for May 21st, 2024

Tuesday Notes for May 21st, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Sports
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May
21
Tyshawn Jones and His New Adidas Tyshawn II Sneaker

Tyshawn Jones and His New Adidas Tyshawn II Sneaker

Key Takeaways * Tyshawn Jones has launched his second signature sneaker with Adidas, the Tyshawn Low. * The sneaker is designed to
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May
20
Monday Notes for May 20th, 2024

Monday Notes for May 20th, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
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Apr
08
adidas Sambas x Lionel Messi x Inter Miami

adidas Sambas x Lionel Messi x Inter Miami

Lionel Messi's collaboration with Adidas Sambas, inspired by his time with Inter Miami, presents a captivating blend of style, performance,
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Apr
08
Bode x Nike Astro Grabber

Bode x Nike Astro Grabber

The latest collaboration between Bode and Nike centered around the re-release of the Astro Grabber, a shoe with a rich
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Feb
08
Bodega x Saucony "Jaunt Woven"

Bodega x Saucony "Jaunt Woven"

The Bodega x Saucony Jaunt Woven is a testament to the fusion of aesthetic appeal and functional design. It's a
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Jan
29
Travis Scott x Jordan Jumpman Jack "University Red" and "Sail"

Travis Scott x Jordan Jumpman Jack "University Red" and "Sail"

The Travis Scott x Jordan Jumpman Jack "University Red" and "Sail" colorways are slated for release in the Spring and
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Jan
25
Air Jordan 5 "Black Cat" 2024 Release: A Coveted Release for Sneaker Enthusiasts

Air Jordan 5 "Black Cat" 2024 Release: A Coveted Release for Sneaker Enthusiasts

View this post on Instagram A post shared by zSneakerHeadz (@zsneakerheadz) Sneaker culture is excited as the iconic Air Jordan
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Jan
22
Air Jordan 5 SE "Sail"

Air Jordan 5 SE "Sail"

The Air Jordan 5 SE "Sail," set to release in April 2024, is a highly anticipated addition to the Jordan Brand's Special Edition (SE) range.
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Apr
25
Air Jordan 5 ‘Olive’ Returning Spring 2024

Air Jordan 5 ‘Olive’ Returning Spring 2024

2024 will feature the release of the Air Jordan 5 "Olive" in of Army Olive, Solar Orange, and Black. Air
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