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15 fitness 'tips' that are doing more harm than good

When even researchers seem conflicted about exercise subjects ranging from the amount of time we're supposed to dedicate to exercise to the proper time for a workout, it can be tough to feel motivated enough to get moving.<p>Because there's so much conflicting advice about health and fitness out …

Exercise

Tiny Home Hacks We Learned From 200-Square-Foot Dorms

Is this the coolest student housing in the world?<p>What was your dorm room like? If it’s anything like the majority of American public universities, …

22 Books Highly Recommended by Successful People

People who achieve the most in life are often voracious readers.<p>People who achieve the most in life are keen on self-improvement, which is why they're also often voracious readers. Here are some excellent titles to check out, recommended by nearly two dozen successful executives.<p>1. <i>You Are a Badass</i> …

There’s A Genius Street Artist Running Loose In The Streets, And Let’s Hope Nobody Catches Him (30+ New Pics)

Tom Bob (previously here) refuses to simply <i>live</i> in the world. He's reshaping it. Creating clever street art on common objects in the urban landscape, …

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

How to clean shoes in the washer (without ruining them)

Stepping in a mud puddle doesn't mean you need to handwash your shoes. You can get them clean quickly in the washing machine, instead. There are some important tips to follow to keep your shoes from falling apart in the washer, though. Here's what you need to know.<p>What shoes to wash<p>Some shoes are …

Watch words: The terminology of timepieces explained

12-hour recorder<p>Also called a 12-hour register. A stopwatch or chronograph subdial to track 12-hour intervals.<p>24-hour time<p>Also called Military time. …

How to ‘poison’ your data before you delete Facebook

Over the past few weeks, we’ve learned a lot about Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, and how Facebook uses your data. The revelations have pushed many …

Here is how to delete Facebook

Some of us have been on Facebook for more than a decade, but all good things come to an end. Over the past 18 months, Facebook has been in a downward spiral. The social network is in the eye of a controversy storm, with fake news, Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election, and misuse of …

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Productivity

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

Software

DIRTY DEEDS. Lion’s Den Motorcycles Builds A Yamaha XT600 Racer

The discovery of new shops and custom bikes is by far the best part of our jobs. Waking up each morning to emails containing virtual goldmines of …

Motorcycles

4 Mobile Photography Tips: improve your pictures on the go (video)

We’ve got awesome cameras on our phones nowadays. For most users, the smartphones they carry in their pockets are better than point-and-shoot cameras …

7 Ways Successful People Spend Their Monday Mornings

Most of us struggle to locate the snooze button on a Monday morning, let alone actually make it out of bed. Successful people don't have the same …

Double Vision: Customizing The BMW K100 Two Ways

In the playground of custom BMWs, the K100 is the kid that always gets picked last for the team. It’s awkward, bulky and hard to restyle—but it’s packing a gem of an engine.<p>Munich-based lawyer and photographer Philipp Wulk will testify to that. He wasn’t planning to customize a K100—but then he …

The Arts

Guerilla Four: An XJR 1300 from Rough Crafts

Yamaha’s XJR 1300 is proof that, once in a while, major manufacturers pay attention. And get it right. Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, the iconic street bruiser was re-released this year with a refreshed look and a layout that encourages customization—thanks to the prolific Yard Built program.<p>…

England

Here's how to set an animated GIF or an MP4 video as a homescreen wallpaper (Android guide)

GIF files were introduced back in 1987 and they have played a small yet prominent part in the Internet subculture ever since. You've certainly come …

Long-term review: ICON 1000 Elsinore Boots

<i>Review by Marlon Slack.</i><p>Of all the items of motorcycle apparel available, I find it hardest to get excited about boots. Jackets? Easy. Gloves? There’s …

Motorcycles

‘77 Honda CB550 - ‘BLACKSQUARE’

Great Britain and the United States of America have a proud history of building on each other’s innovations to move the whole of Western Civilisation …

‘89 BMW R100RT - Emporio Elaborazioni Meccaniche

<i>Written by Marlon Slack.</i><p>Rome-based custom house <i>Emporio Elaborazioni Meccaniche</i> have taken a 1989 BMW R100RT land ship and have stripped, welded and …

Review - Icon ‘BaseHawk’ Jacket

<i>Review by Marlon Slack.</i><p>There’s two sides to Icon. Half their of their apparel draws from a colour palette best described as ‘kids sneakers’ while …

Café Racers

BMW R80 'Indira' by Ton-Up Garage

<i>Words by Martin Hodgson.</i><p>When you’re a Frenchman who desires a German BMW to carve through the streets of London England then who better to turn to …

Motorcycles

19 Examples Of Inspiring Letterpress Business Cards

244<p>SHARES<p>If you're in need of a new business card, you can't go wrong with letterpress, it's simple, interesting, and leaves a lasting impression. …