John Christensen

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We Tested 13 Grocery Store Coffees and Here’s the Best One

In the kitchen of my studio apartment I have a Mr. Coffee automatic drip coffee machine, two French presses, a combination travel mug–French press, a …

The Surprising Secrets to Living Longer — And Better

Old age demands to be taken very seriously–and it usually gets its way. It’s hard to be cavalier about a time of life defined by loss of vigor, …

The Y Chromosome Is Disappearing. Here's What That Means For Men

The Y chromosome may be a symbol of masculinity, but it is becoming increasingly clear that it is anything but strong and enduring.<p>Although it …

Genetics

Things You Can Do Right Now To Immediately Improve Your Photography

If you want to take better photos (who doesn't?), this article is for you...Becoming a better photographer doesn't have to be difficult, confusing, …

Landscape Photography

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

New Jersey

All You Need to Know About Bitcoin’s Rise, From $0.01 to $15,000

The initial price of bitcoin, set in 2010, was less than 1 cent. Now it’s crossed $16,000. Once seen as the province of nerds, libertarians and drug …

Royal Enfield’s UK Technology Center Tour

Thomas R. “Big Tom” Callahan, Jr., an auto parts salesman from Sandusky, Ohio, once said, “You can get a good look at a T-bone by sticking your head …

Motorcycles

We tested an insane electric UTV with more energy capacity than even the most powerful Tesla

I have been skeptical about the Nikola Zero, Nikola Motor’s all-electric UTV, ever since they announced some unbelievable specs. My main concern was that the Salt Lake City-based startup claimed that they were able to pack 125 kWh of energy capacity in a relatively small battery pack – beating any …

Revealed: The most 'welcoming' city on Earth (where chewing gum is banned)

The world’s most welcoming city? According to a new ranking, it’s not free-spirited New Orleans, hip Berlin or sociable Stockholm, but a place where chewing gum is banned and eating or drinking on the metro can result in a hefty fine. It’s Singapore.<p>The Asian city state pipped the Swedish capital …

New and Used Car Reviews, Car News and Prices

Let's get you back to homebase.<p>Expert reviews, car-shopping advice, features and specs, free price quotes, and more—all in our Buyer's Guide.<p>Our unbiased take on the latest vehicles of all styles.<p>Up-to-the-minute scoops and car news. If you need to know it, you'll find it here.<p>Road trips, in-depth …

How-To: Magnetic Cork Planters

Display your succulents for all to see—and secure that A+ math test to the refrigerator—with this magnetic cork planter tutorial from Upcycle That!<p><b>Note:</b> You’ll definitely want to choose your plants wisely here. Hearty succulents that require relatively little water, soil, and drainage are probably …

Top 10 Motorcycle Rides in the U.S.

Explore the best drives in the United States for motorcyclists.<p>There’s something uniquely satisfying about touring by motorcycle. The enhanced sense of freedom. The heightened adventure and awareness as you sweep through twisties and curves. You could never get so close to nature's beauty from …

The 10 Most Expensive Beach Towns In America

Here's where the richest of the rich spend their summers.<p>Owning a beach house is considered quite the luxury–what's more soothing than sand, sun, and ocean air? But your dream oceanfront home can come with a hefty price tag.<p>The experts at Realtor.com crunched the numbers and uncovered the ten most …

Meet the man who got the Dalai Lama to Orange County for his 80th birthday

As Tibetans around the world celebrate the Dalai Lama's birthday Sunday, the wide-eyed monk in saffron and burgundy robes will be in Anaheim, kicking off a three-day Global Compassion Summit.<p>What draws Tenzin Gyatso — revered as a living Buddha — to the U.S. and, specifically, Orange County, for …

Can you solve it? Are you smarter than Jo Nesbø?

Strangers often ask me to challenge them with mathematical brainteasers. It comes with the territory, I suppose.<p>My stock reply is to pose them Three Switches puzzle. It’s a classic that is easy to state rhetorically, and it really makes you think.<p>Can you solve it: are you smarter than a Hong Kong …

Lonely Planet's best places in Europe 2015

Europe is a magical miscellany of peoples and places, and the range of destinations can be overwhelming if you’re planning a trip. To narrow down the choices, we asked our team of Europe-based editors and authors to pick a list of 10 destinations looming large in their travel plans right now.<p>This …

13 Apps That'll Teach You Something New Every Day

Superfood for your noggin.<p>The buzz around "brain-training" apps like Elevate, Lumosity, Peak, and others recently came into question after a 2014 study by the Stanford Center on Longevity doubted the effectiveness of brain games to improve your cognitive abilities.<p>The study concluded that …

Historic photographs transformed into surreal animated GIFs by Nicolas Monterrat

The GIF works of Nicolas Monterrat, who uses vintage photographs as a base for his unsettling, trippy, subtle little animations.<p>[thisiscollosal via …

How Camera Drones Are Being Used to Make the World a Better Place

Economist Films just published this 12-minute mini documentary that puts the spotlight on “drone pilots making the world a better place,” from those …

Stunning Sea Life Captured by the University of Miami’s 2015 Underwater Photo Contest Winners

The winners of the 2015 Underwater Photography Contest hosted by the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science have just been announced! Since the contest's inception in 2005, each year the school invites amateur photographers from around the world to submit their …

Red Sea

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Success

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Pie

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

An Oral History of Burning Man, the Biggest, Weirdest, Most Clothing-Optional Desert Carnival on the Planet | Events

<i>"This creed of the desert seemed inexpressible in words. And indeed in thought." —T.E. Lawrence,</i> The Seven Pillars of Wisdom<p>It took some convincing to get me to Burning Man, even though—or because—friends couldn’t shut up about it. Their pictures were intriguing, sure, but the camp back then …

High-Flying Highlights From The International Drone Photography Awards

From France to the Philippines, the winners of National Geographic and Dronestagram's International Drone Photography Awards.<p><i>Images via</i><p>On March 15, 2014, in association with National Geographic, drone-photography site Dronestagram announced their first-ever International Drone Photography Awards, …

Smart Skateboard Travels 10 Miles on a Single Charge

Between the embarrassingly awkward Segway and the prohibitively expensive Tesla there now exists a attractive middle ground: the smart skateboard.<p>A …

Indian Club Exercises: Swing Your Way to Health | The Art of Manliness

I’m always looking for new exercises to throw into my workout routine. Recently, I’ve gotten into a training method used by ancient Persian …

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

Editors' Picks<p>Just a few clicks to the beach.<p>16 Photos16 hours agoView More<p>Style<p>Here's how clothing brands are fighting back against Trump’s border …