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The Trouble With Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp isn't here yet. Still, his presence is all around the 10,500-square-foot rented mansion at 16 Bishopswood Road in London's Highgate …

Alice In Wonderland

Brewing Coffee With No Filter | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Suyog Mody.</i><p>I have a confession. My day doesn’t begin until I’ve had my first cup of coffee. Until that …

Coffee

Gold Watches for Men - 6 of The Best Dress Watch Timepieces

Midas Touch – 6 of The Best Gold Watches<p>No man should need to wait until retirement to get a gold watch, traditions be damned. What else are you …

Watches

Why you should take a photo with your dad

Condé Nast's Emily Hawkins tragically lost her father to cancer recently. Here she explains how WhatsApp and Skype can hugely help during a loved …

Cancer

5 Stretches for Lower Back Pain — Exercises for Pain Relief

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Your back plays an important role when you run—you need a strong back to support and stabilize your core, spine, and pelvis. But when you’re dealing with the aches and oftentimes debilitating soreness of lower-back pain, there’s a good chance all you want to do …

Yoga

The best experiences in the Italian Lakes

Expert guide to the Italian Lakes<p>The shorelines of the Italian Lakes are a joy to explore, sprinkled with charming sleepy villages, and dotted here and there with waterside villas and lush greenery. And from some of Italy’s most glorious botanical gardens and picnicking in pine forests, to hiking …

The 50 Most Stylish, Creative, Insider-y Instagram Accounts You Should Be Following Right Now | GQ

The designers, stylists, beautiful women and ultimate insiders you need to know and follow.<p>We’ve all let our Instagram feeds get stagnant. But in the fashion world, new movers-and-shakers pop up all the time. It’s time to do some spring cleaning and add some energy to the timeline—so we combed our …

Lil Uzi Vert

Blockchain is crappy technology and a bad vision for the future

This December I wrote a widely-circulated article on the inapplicability of blockchain to any actual problem. People objected mostly not to the technology argument, but rather hoped that decentralization could produce integrity.<p>Let’s start with this: Venmo is a free service to transfer dollars, and …

Blockchain

How the Maldives is reinventing itself as a family destination – and why now's the time to go

Is swimming with sharks poor parenting in action? I told the kids we were unlikely to see anything bigger than a fish finger this close to the shore, but there we were, pursuing two blacktip reef sharks in the shallows of the Indian Ocean.<p>They may only have been a couple of feet long (the sharks, …

The first principles of programming

It’s often said that there are two ways the human mind views growth: either the fixed mentality or the growth mentality. In the fixed mentality, human growth is a function of destiny: no matter how hard you try, you can never grow beyond what innate factors have prescribed for you. The growth …

101 things to do in London

We’re all completely spoilt for brilliant things to do in London. From picture-postcard attractions to hotspots in odd spots, by day and by night, …

England

The Best Men’s Fragrances Of All Time

These are the best men's fragrances ever created - from Calvin Klein and Jean-Paul Gaultier to Tom Ford and Chanel - as well as advice from fragrance …

The Best Pastries in Paris, According to Top Chefs

It’s been the world’s favorite destination for luscious baked goods since forever. Now the French capital is outperforming even itself.<p>By Kate …

17 Standout Pieces That Showcase Spring's Biggest Trends

From the latest issue of our Big Black Book.<p>No models, no sets, no Photoshop. When we set out to shoot the pieces that speak to the state of style in the spring of 2018, we didn't want any frills. Just a hook, a camera, and 17 of the season's very best pieces. Here they are.

Chasin’ Waterfalls: 10 Best Men’s Swim Trunks to Win Summer

Cannonball! We’re stoked for summer, and even more excited by the great new variety of summer staple swim trunks that have hit the market. Updated …

Men's Fashion

These Are the Coolest (and Most Comfortable!) Dress Socks to Buy Right Now

Suffer in silence no longer.<p>Dress socks are a necessity. Whether they're purely for function—if you work in a tradition setting, perhaps—or you just want something more comfortable than standard, too-thin black socks, remember: Start small. From low-key prints to very cozy fabrics, here are the …

9 Cold Weather Boots Perfect for Every Type of Trip

Find the right pair to keep you warm (and dry) even under the most extreme conditions.<p>Nothing ruins a vacation faster than numb toes and soggy socks, …

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

London Hour - What To Do With One Hour In London

Don’t Waste It<p>It is so easy to waste an hour, sitting around, wondering what to do, or phone staring, even when you have no coverage or inclination …

England

Become a Windows server wizard for about what it would cost to go out for the evening

We’re all about tech here at AAPicks, and <b>The Lifetime MCSA Windows Server 2016 Bundle</b> is for the real tech-heads among you. It’s specifically designed to train you as a <b>Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)</b> in the field of <b>Windows Server 2016</b>.<p>If this deal’s caught your eye then you may well …

Windows Server

Why These Charming Villages in the French Alps Should Be Your Next Summer Destinations

"Wait, where do I put my feet?" The question went unheard by my guide; he was too far above me, forging his way up the cliff. Around us blew a soft …

Athletic Apparel

What’s the Best Beard Trimmer?

Find the right tool for achieving that perfect five o’clock shadow.<p>Like many city guys with office jobs, I have the kind of stubble that’s not quite …

The Nike Kyrie 4 All-Star Is the Trippiest Signature Sneaker of the Year

These far-out basketball sneakers are perfect for a weekend in LA—or anywhere where woke thoughts might be had.<p>The Kyrie 4 has only been in existence for a few of months but it's already a familiar silhouette to even the most casual sneakerhead. Part of that has to do with Irving wearing his kicks …

My eureka moment: the simple trick that helped me become a better skier

A dazzling, empty piste, its pristine corduroy shimmering in the sun, rolls ahead of me. As I rev up, I let Bruce Springsteen rip with "Born to Run" in my mind. My first turn is slick and precise, as I slice through the snow. I am a master of the universe. The intermediate plateau is in a galaxy …

The best espresso machine, grinder and accessories for beginners

<i>By Cale Guthrie Weissman</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After putting in more than 60 hours of research, we enlisted a …

Coffee

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As if sharing news of having signed on for Alcoholics Anonymous, my friend David furtively told me he is never going skiing again, ever. He quite likes snow. He may go to a flat bit of Sweden to enjoy heaped fir trees or eat cheesy potatoes. But he has done with the clatter and crowds and the …

Skiing

So you're thinking about investing in bitcoin? Don't

Bitcoin has become a bubble with the forces of human herd behavior, greed, and fear of missing out amplifying it<p>I’ve been watching this bitcoin situation for a few years, assuming it would just blow over.<p>But a collective insanity has sprouted around the new field of “cryptocurrencies”, causing an …

Cryptocurrency

Budget bespoke: the rise of affordable tailoring

If you ever meet a person who doubts the significance of quality tailoring, show them a picture of the late CEO of Fiat, Gianni Agnelli.<p>The 'King of Italian Style' was known for his sartorial chic, which held a mythical status rivalled only by his grandson, Lapo Elkann.<p>When he died, he passed the …

25 Best Places to Visit in Italy

Italy never disappoints – with its stunning sceneries and beautiful little towns and villages, it is one of the most popular countries to visit.<p>If …

Our 9 Bucket List Destinations for 2018

The Beautiful Places We Want to Visit this Year. Hold on to your feathers, it’s 2018! 2017 was a roller coaster of a year for us here at Penguin and …