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The Best Natural Deodorants Are Kind to Your Skin and Your Clothes. Plus, They Actually Work.

You don't need a bunch of harsh chemicals to smell good.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>I am well aware of the stereotypes about smelly dudes who blather on about natural deodorants and how your …

Skin Care

Zwift FAQs: We answer the most common Zwift questions

<b>We spoke to Zwift to find out the most common questions, and here are the answers</b><p><i>Promotional post with Zwift</i><p>Between the Zwift software on your …

Is Hummus Good for You?

It’s not the most popular dip around—salsa’s got it beat by a landslide—but over the past few decades, hummus has increasingly made its way into …

Amazing Miter Joint Clamp

Make these amazing miter joint clamps now so that you have them the next time someone needs a frame.<p>Clamping up four mitered corners is tricky. You …

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Italian Food

Reboot Your Microbiome With Our 3-Day Gut Health Makeover

It's easier and quicker than you might think. Our high-fiber, plant-based meal plan, will give your gut bacteria a boost, and it's affordable, too at …

11 No-Sugar Snacks That Skip the Refined Stuff but Not the Flavor

Snacking becomes infinitely more important once you start watching your sugar intake. When the munchies suddenly hit, finding something to hit the …

Healthy Eating

The Urwahn Bike is German Design and Precision at its Best

Pure, perfect, and no frills attached is probably the best way to describe Urwahn’s bikes. Designed and manufactured in Germany, the bikes showcase a …

This Cool Cucumber and Avocado Salad Is Perfect for Summer

When I was growing up in Minnesota, I had cucumbers every single day for lunch. While I didn't always eat the sandwiches my mom made me (sorry, mom), …

Our favorite cord-cutting gear and services to ease the transition from cable

I’ve been without cable since 2013, and I’ve never looked back. Initially, it was to save money, but now I’ve gotten so used to streaming services that I don’t think I’d ever return to paying the cable man. In this guide, I’ll discuss some of our favorite streaming boxes, popular apps, along with …

Here’s Why an Expensive Coffee Maker Is the Best Purchase You’ll Ever Make

You’re about to be rich. And caffeinated.<p>True story: Until five years ago, I had never had a cup of coffee in my life. Then … I began procreating. …

3 things that brought this woman back from Alzheimer’s

<b>Mom and son created an action plan for dementia; a year later and she's back to her old self.</b><p>Anyone who has experienced Alzheimer’s in a loved one …

Alzheimer's Disease

These Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes Are Basically Burritos—But Way Healthier

When I'm at a loss for what to make for dinner, I often turn to Southwestern flavors and ingredients. I know that some combination of black or pinto …

Food

The first step to better grilled cheese is losing the butter. Trust us

Grilled cheese, is it ever <i>really</i> the wrong choice? No, it is not. Is your version the best it can be? Are you sure? A swipe of mayonnaise is a surefire way to up your grilled cheese game.<p>What? Yes. I learned this trick by watching the Gabrielle Hamilton season of <i>Mind of a Chef</i>. If the food-bro …

grilled cheese

SelectTV Offers More Shows and Movies than Netflix at a Fraction of the Cost: 1-yr. $19

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Cable subscriptions are ridiculous nowadays, but platforms like Netflix and Hulu don’t always cover your favorite shows. With over …

This $4.39 Cult Swedish Drink Is Poised to Disrupt a $16 Billion Industry

After 25 years of perfecting its recipe, a Swedish company takes the U.S. market by storm.<p>Sweden is the home of many great innovations. The Scandinavian country brought us flat-pack Ikea furniture and streaming Spotify music. The country has even experimented with the six-hour workday.<p>While jamming …

Coffee

Top 11 Superfoods That Can Save Your Life

Some foods are packed with massive amounts of nutrients relative to their caloric content.<p>They may also contain some unique biologically active …

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

How I Got Delightfully High On Legal Mushrooms

Ever since Moon Juice founder Amanda Chantal Bacon’s eccentric but oddly compelling food diary went viral — and people finally started taking Goop …

Mind

The best VPNs to help keep your online browsing private

Online surveillance and data breaches are, unfortunately, an almost inevitable part of internet life. But there are things you can do protect your …

Information Systems

20 Avocado Toast Recipes That Prove Brunch Is the Best Meal

Because brunch is more than just a meal; it's a lifestyle.<p>March 20, 2018<p>I was born and raised in tropical Honduras in the heart of Central America. …

This easy trick will revive stale bread in minutes

It'll be like you've just bought a fresh loaf!<p>Have you ever craved a nice slice of bread, only to find out that the loaf in your cupboard has gone …

Our Best Pasta Recipes Ever

1 of 27<p>Spaghetti with Clams, Bonito Butter, and Herbs<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 27<p>Shrimp Scampi Linguine<p>3 of 27<p>Tagliatelle with Shrimp, Tomato-Anchovy Sauce, …

Be a Person Who Makes Focaccia on the Regular

Top it with crunchy flakes of Maldon salt, thinly sliced red onion, a big red ribbon—you do you.<p>I hear that if you say “classic focaccia” three times aloud on the night of a full moon, it might appear hot and puffy from the oven right before your eyes. And if that doesn’t work, we’ve got a …

Baking

The Best Coffee Grinders, According to Baristas and Coffee Roasters

Even if you’ve purchased the coffee maker of your dreams, your morning cup of coffee is only going to be as good as the beans you’re using. And any …

Polenta and Shrimp, a Marriage of Land and Sea

I have written effusively and often about polenta, the delectable Northern Italian porridge made from cornmeal. Fan that I am, polenta for dinner is always a winner in my book.<p>We may know it first and foremost as a side dish: a modest spoonful placed next to a piece of braised chicken, or a crisp, …

Italian Food

The Secret Ingredient To Making Tender Meat

If you have ever volunteered to cook the Thanksgiving turkey, you are probably familiar with the concept of brining; soaking the bird in a mixture of …

Lemon Spaghetti with Shrimp

Make the shrimp: In a medium saute pan, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Season the shrimp with the salt and pepper; add to the preheated …

The Only French Fries You Should Make at Home

Let's talk about french fries at home. I haven't ever experienced a french fry from my own kitchen that truly rivals a fast food fry. I've tried …