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You’re intelligent. You’re well read. You’re always the one to break the ice at parties. But you can’t know everything. That’s why we rounded up some under-the-radar news that might come in handy next time you’re stuck in the elevator with Paula from accounting.


Coach bought Stuart Weitzman

For a cool $574 mil. No word yet if Weitzman will keep his brand identity or if Nudist sandals will start having Cs everywhere. (We kid, we kid.) The leather-goods brand definitely seems to be turning a fashionable corner.


Bill Gates drank poop

Well, water made from poop. His philanthropic foundation tasked engineers with finding a way to manufacture clean water for poor countries. Trash, meet treasure.


Jimmy Fallon almost dated Nicole Kidman

She recently visited The Tonight Show and dropped truth bombs about a time when she “liked” him and he obliviously played video games instead.


The SONY Walkman has returned

But it won't be playing your teenage mix tapes. Debuted at this year’s CES, the new Walkman is bulky, heavy and...$1,200. (It’s now a high-resolution audio player that you absolutely don’t need.)


C.Wonder is kaput

Yup, the preppy wonderland shuttered abruptly. (Though, you can still shop the remaining monogram jewelry sets.) Figurehead Chris Burch (ya know, Tory?s ex) is now launching Ellen Degeneres?s clothing line, ED, which debuts this spring.

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