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The Anti-Tourist Tourist’s Guide To London

what to do, see + eat in england’s capital<p>Much to the dismay of anyone I've ever traveled with, I've always been one to avoid a tourist trap at any and all costs. And while I've tried to be a good sport about taking a quick trip to see some random monument in a busy part of a new city, my heart's …

The Right Way to Close a Quick Release

It’s amazing that quick releases have been holding wheels on bicycles for a century, give or take, and we still can’t use them properly. Don’t think that’s true? Trek’s recent recall of more than 900,000 bikes in the U.S. for front QR replacement says otherwise—if people were properly tightening …

Easy Meals

When you come in from a cold, three-hour ride, all you want is something hot, delicious, and filling. But it can be awfully tough to work up the motivation to clean, dice, and cook your ingredients, never mind clean up afterwards. The solution? These easy one-pot meals. Without much time or effort …

The 15 Best Veggie Bowls to Keep You Nourished

When you feel cold in the winter, reach for a veggie bowl because they are hot! Veggie bowls are all the rage and it’s easy to see why. Your whole …

The Basics of Bike Maintenance

Bikes are simple machines, and though they might look like some crazy assemblage of gears, cables, and levers, there really isn’t that much going on …

Urban Cycling

Naturally at <i>Bicycling</i> we believe bikes are the best way to get around a city, but our advice on caring for them often excludes city-dwellers for one reason—they live in apartments. After all, without a hose, our step-by-step guide to cleaning your ride gets a little...sticky. And without a garage, …

101 Bicycle Maintenance Tips Every Cyclist Should Know

Your bicycle doesn’t run on leg power alone. It also needs a little lube, a lotta­ love, and a good ­listen. You may not know every remedy your bike needs to live a long life, but you can gain enough wisdom along the way to keep it in tip-top shape and out of the shop. This collection of mostly …

What Making a Murderer Leaves Out, According to a Reporter Who Covered the Case

Angenette Levy gets real about covering the Steven Avery case.<p>"This was an important story, people's lives and liberties were at stake…You wanted to make sure you were getting it right and asking the tough questions," says <i>Making A Murderer's</i> breakout journalist, Angenette Levy, who, at the time of …

9 Bike Beginner Mistakes to Avoid

It’s National Bike Month, and we’re all looking forward to having more company in the bike lane. But if you’re a beginning rider, knowing the basic rules of the road might not be enough. Here are a few common traps for new cyclists—and simple fixes to make riding more safe and …

This Is the Right Way to Machine Wash Your Sweaters

Keep those cardigans and cable knits looking their best.<p><i>It's starting to become that time of year again, sweater weather, so I'm taking all of my sweaters out of storage and I feel I should wash them before wearing them again. Do you have any recommendations about washing wool (merino, cashmere)</i> …

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

The 50 (New) Healthiest Foods of All Time—With Recipes

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Aziz Ansari on His Expensive Wardrobe in Master of None

Aziz Ansari on His Expensive Wardrobe in Master of NonePhotography by Mr Blair Getz MezibovThe primary struggle in Aziz Ansari's terrific new Netflix …

Aziz Ansari

20 Best-Ever Fat-Burning Soups

Theoretically, having more choices is a good thing.<p>But when ordering a coffee at Starbucks is like doing a mini dissertation in some vaguely Romantic …

Cooking

The Workout That Burns More Calories Than Running

Ready to torch more cals?<p><i>This article was written by Kit Fox and provided by our partners at Runner's World.</i><p>You don’t need super heavy weights to torch calories. In fact, according to research from the Human Performance Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, your own four limbs—plus a …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Skincare<p>It's actually not as hard as you'd think.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Sales<p>There’s still time to score big.<p>19 Photos3 days agoView …

Lifestyle

The Top 15 Places To See In Your Lifetime

Wanderlust.<p>Good news, travelers: your ultimate bucket list is here.<p>Lonely Planet released its list of the Top 50 places to visit on Monday, and we're already packing our bags. The list is an excerpt from the company's upcoming book, <i>Ultimate Travel: The 500 Best Places on the Planet...Ranked</i>, <i></i>which …

Loneliness

Why Some People Are Always Hot—and Others Are Always Freezing

Experts break down this mysterious phenomenon.<p>You set the thermostat for a comfortable 67 degrees before crawling into bed. The next thing you know, you wake up to the sound of your own teeth chattering because your roommate turned your apartment into her own version of Antarctica.<p>The great …

24 Ways To Have The Best 24 Hours Ever

From Manic Monday to Twisted Tuesday to Wacky Wednesday, it seems like there’s no escaping the chaos of a whirlwind work week. By the time we finally reach Friday, we’re ready to give thanks with that celebrated saying, “TGIF.”<p>Yes, weekdays can drag on, and on, and on -- but they shouldn’t have to. …

Productivity

Can meat actually be eco-friendly?

Should we eat meat? That’s the big question, which — for this series — I’m asking three different ways: in terms of environmental sustainability, …