When disaster strikes and you need to haul ass, you don’t want to be running around gathering essentials. Your solution is a bug-out bag—a kit that contains the essentials to help you survive for three days. Instead of buying a precomposed version, why not assemble your own with gear you trust? Here’s a guide ... continue reading
Have you ever looked at the back of your Levi’s? Outside of checking the size when you were purchasing them, you probably haven’t studied the backside of your jeans. The iconic denim company has a fairly famous patch on there that shares a few clues about the company’s history. Here’s what everything on the ... continue reading
We've been adding new items to our shop on a weekly basis for a while now, and this week is your chance to save on all of them. Head over to the shop, enter your email into the pop-up, and you'll save 15% off sitewide! Snag a new watch, pocket knife, machined pen, or any of the other goods that line our virtual shelves. Hurry up, sale ends Monday, Oct. 6. ... check it out
Drive around New York City for a day, and you're bound to see at least one film being made. They're not all blockbusters, but the city serves as a vibrant backdrop for a great number of productions. And while it's easy to use the slew of skyscrapers and gaggle of taxis as scenery, it's another thing to effectively ... continue reading
Monthly delivery clubs have been around since people actually ordered things through the mail, but these new options are much better than the ones you might be familiar with. In other words, when you're talking about whiskey, vinyl or cured meats, these "of the month" clubs are actually worth paying for.
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Just like the best camera is the one you have with you, the best pocket knife is the one you don't mind carrying around. While bigger knives will handle more tasks, they're of little use buried in your bag when you're in a pinch. These mini knives can slip on a key ring so you can use them at a moment's notice.
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There's no way to really measure "hoppiness." The term can refer to the aroma of a beer or the bitterness delivered by the specific hops used early in the boil. You can look at IBUs (International Bittering Units) for a general idea of hop bitterness, but that doesn't really tell the whole story. We decided to sniff ... continue reading
When you hit your local liquor shop in search of some new beers to try, there are a few that are worth keeping an eye out for. Some of these are brand new and some are seasonal offerings just hitting the shelves. So next time you're out scouting potential fridge-dwellers, keep an eye out for these.
New Belgium & ... continue reading
Instead of wading through the massive amount of new app releases searching for a few diamonds in the rough, just check some of these out. This is a collection of our favorite new apps for both iOS and Android for your downloading pleasure.
eBay Valet - iOS
Balltune - iOS or Android
Gritness - iOS or Android
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There's a carefree attitude that pervades a great summer movie. That's not to say the plot can't be heavy, but there's a sense of freedom and effortless possibility that takes place under the summer sun. Often this lends itself to grand adventures and childhood scheming. Here are 13 we turn on when the temperature ... continue reading
Summer was made for relaxing outdoors. Few things beat knocking back a few beers with some friends on a cool June night. For warmth and light, you’ll want a fire pit. Here are a few of the ones we’d recommend regardless of how much you’re looking to spend.
Propane Round Fire Pit
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Marijuana isn’t all that taboo anymore, and with that, more and more people are realizing there are a good amount of ways to get a quality high without actually smoking the stuff. Cooking with cannabis isn’t anything new, but there are plenty of options other than brownies and cookies if you’re willing to get ... continue reading
If you own a supercar, have an abundance of money, and want to take part in one of the most epic adventures of all time, you should probably sign up for Gumball 3000. The once underground rally has become a global phenomenon filled with parties, celebrities, and sightseeing at insane speeds (but don’t speed!). This ... continue reading
The History of the Smoking Jacket
Nowadays, chances are the only time you’ll see someone wearing a smoking jacket is on Halloween when guys dress up in cheap Hugh Hefner knockoffs. Other than that, the once popular garment has seemingly met its fate. There was a time, however, when gentlemen donned one for good ... continue reading
We had the opportunity to join Castrol EDGE out in Berlin to be on set for the making of the first Titanium Strong Blackout Trial. Blackout features the world’s first state-of-the-art, pitch-black racetrack made out of hundreds of beams of light created by Marshmallow Laser Feast. The course is designed to accommodate ... continue reading
The Coolest Places You Can Visit On Google Street View
You could shell out the cash for a plane ticket and a hotel near any of these places, but it would be far cheaper to take a virtual tour with Google. Thanks to Street View and Business View, some pretty interesting places are just a click away. Here are some ... continue reading