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Inside the Inaugural Mazda Ice Academy

Inside the Inaugural Mazda Ice Academy

Mazdas’s Inaugural Ice Academy afforded journalists the opportunity to test drive the newest Miata MX-5, CX-3 and CX-5 on ice and snow. Despite frigid conditions (and hanging out in a yurt), the academy was a success, and I walked away with a new appreciation for the difference...

Orient Watches

Orient Watches

The Orient Watch Company has been crafting fine watches for more than 60 years. And in those years, they’ve picked up a few things about timeless style. That’s exactly what you’ll get when you purchase one of their watches. Each Orient watch pairs a classic face with either an elegant leather band or a do-everything rubber strap. When crazy digital faces and neon NATO straps are bit too much, and you lean a bit more Don Draper, the Orient Watch Company has you covered.

8 YouTube Accounts That Will Teach You How to Fight

8 YouTube Accounts That Will Teach You How to Fight

If you plan on watching a few YouTube videos and running your mouth like Conor McGregor, don't expect to be able to back it up like him. Unless you invest in some [good] training, you won't exactly be floating like a butterfly and stinging like a bee. That said, taking in some pr...

How to Drive On Ice Like a Pro

How to Drive On Ice Like a Pro

I recently had the pleasure of attending the inaugural Mazda Ice Academy. Journalists were invited from all over the world to scenic Crested Butte, Colorado, to test drive Mazda vehicles on ice and snow. Spending the majority of my formative driving years in Arizona and Texas has...

Why Philadelphia Is the Best Beer City in America

Why Philadelphia Is the Best Beer City in America

When your city has an area known as "Brewerytown," you have to assume you live in a place with a passion for beer. While the breweries that populated that area in the late 19th century are long gone, Philadelphia's love affair with hops, barley, water, and yeast hasn't disappea...

The 10 Most Interesting Quora Threads of All Time

The 10 Most Interesting Quora Threads of All Time

Quora is a Q&A-styled website where people ask questions, and other people answer and edit responses. Essentially, it’s the beautiful bastard child of Reddit, Yahoo Answers, and Wikipedia. Questions run the information gamut, and include everything from, “What does it fee...

12 Highly-Rated Wines That Are Perfect for Valentine's Day

12 Highly-Rated Wines That Are Perfect for Valentine's Day

So, you want to impress your valentine with a fancy bottle of wine, but you’re not sure where to start. The thought of sifting through the countless bottles of wine at your local liquor store seems like a daunting task. Plus, what do you look for? You can ask a clerk, but they ...

8 Honeymoon Destinations For Adventurers

8 Honeymoon Destinations For Adventurers

A honeymoon for the adventurous couple needs to strike a perfect balance. Enough climbing and riding to appease the adrenaline junkie, but combined with innovative cuisine and cultural escapades to satisfy the better half that enjoys the more cultural side of life. With that crit...

Making a Denim Jacket With Norman Porter

Making a Denim Jacket With Norman Porter

The denim jacket was first crafted in the 1800s for miners, cowboys, and other men who didn't mind coming home from work with dirt under their fingernails. And so it makes sense that one of the finest denim jackets we've ever come across is made in the blue-collar city of Phil...

Our 100 Favorite Beers of All Time

Our 100 Favorite Beers of All Time

Our 100 Favorite Beers of All Time [share_small] We can't fathom a guess as to how many beers we've collectively consumed. Does a quadrillion sound too high? And among all those shelf staples, one-offs, and other brews we've downed in our day, there's a collection that has s...