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14 Google Maps tips and tricks

If you use Google Maps on your phone, a lot has changed recently -- especially so over the last few weeks. There are lots of new features that are …

Maps

For the Perfectly Charred Steak, Go Direct-to-Charcoal

As Americans, we tend to remember our presidents à la carte. Over time, we forget our leaders’ politics — their failures and achievements too — in …

I can feel Japan calling me back

ON A FORESTED hilltop in Japan, I once observed an old man deep in prayer at a Shinto shrine. Clap, clap, went his hands, followed by a moment of …

Japan

Packaging You Shouldn't Miss In May 2016

Derrick Lin Packaging of the World Chief Curator 6/01/2016 05:22:00 PM Beer , Best Rated , Paper , Plastic , Top 10<p>Packaging of the World presents …

How to Charge Your Gadgets Faster and Save Packing Space on the Road

It took me nearly a decade of considerable travel before I realized that packing the standard chargers and cables that come prebundled with gadgets …

Simple iPhone trick frees up storage space you didn’t know you had

Quick — go check and see if you have enough free space on your iPhone.<p>I’m guessing you’re like the rest of us, and can use a little more — especially if you’ve got a smaller iPhone in the 16 GB range.<p>If you’re looking to free up some storage space on any size iPhone, here’s a bizarre little trick …

Mobile Technology

Why Award-Winning Mixologist, Marvin Martinez, Thinks the Negroni is the Perfect Cocktail

<i>What I Drink is a series featuring legendary bartenders to learn about how they got started, what they love to drink and discover their go-to</i> …

3 Quick Total Body Workouts Recommended by the Pros

We’ve all done it: You start a workout regimen, excited about getting into shape. You aced the first one. On the second, you were feeling strong. …

25 roads that everyone should drive in their lifetime

Some provide incredible views and others are works of art in their own right.<p>From an oceanside cruise in Hawaii to treacherous hairpin turns in the Swiss Alps, these roads prove that sometimes the journey is much more captivating than the destination.<p><i>An earlier version of this post was written by</i> …

10 surprising travel perks that probably come with your credit card

Check your cards to potentially uncover some of the following travel benefits.<p>Some cards (like the World Elite MasterCard, American Express, and Visa Signature card) come with concierges — a number on the back that you can call to get help with travel planning, restaurant reservations or event …

This Kickstarter Bra Is the One You’ve Been Waiting for Your Whole Life

Sometimes, you just want to lounge around in pretty, lacy and kind of impractical-for-everyday lingerie — and there’s totally a time and place for that. But most days, when you’re juggling meetings, deadlines and after-work kickboxing, you simply don’t have time for uncomfortable undies. …

Clothing

9 Chipotle Hacks To Get More Bean For Your Buck

Here's the "full scoop."<p>Chipotle may be a spiritual experience but it can come at an expense. Let us help you get what you deserve.<p><b>1. Get 92% more</b> <b>beans for no extra charge.</b><p>Black or pinto? How about both? Since you won't get a measured 50 percent of each (scooping is not an exact science, says …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Watermelon Moscow Mule Recipe

Kayla Kitts<p>Instructions<p>1: Add watermelon chunks to a cocktail shaker.<p>Kayla Kitts<p>2: Muddle the watermelon to make 1 ounce of juice. Strain juice into …

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 man behind Ikea’s world-dominating products has never been to design school

Marcus Engman has been the chief designer at Ikea since 2012. But although he runs design at the Swedish furniture giant—which opens stores with as much floorspace as the Louvre, and is so widespread that it is said that one in 10 Europeans is conceived on a Ikea bed—Engman has no formal design …

Furniture

Texture Mapping in Real Life

Researchers figure out how to dip coat complex creatures, like Shia LaBeouf<p>Hydrographic printing, a/k/a "dip coating" or "camo dipping," is a neat …

Columbia University

EasyReader Tourguide: Motorcycle Camping - The List

The List<p>If you're going to leave town at a moment's notice, then you are going to need The List. For that matter, if you're going to vacation at any …

21 Best Cars of the 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Geneva, Switzerland is the perfect place to have an international auto show. The city itself is defined by high-end luxury, and it sits at the cross …

Pacific Coast Cruising: Driving California’s Iconic Highway

Twisting against cliffs carved by tempestuous ocean waves, the Pacific Coast Highway is a dazzling drive. Carved by nature and intrepid men armed …

Design education is "tragic" says Jonathan Ive

<b>News:</b> Apple's head designer Jonathan Ive says he struggles to hire young staff as schools are failing to teach them how to make products.<p>Speaking at …

In the Details: A Stylish Poncho? The Arrivals on the Making of Their 'Wearable, Waterproof Shelter'

Winter is coming. Between blustery winds and slushy streets, sometimes it can be a challenge to decide whether you need an umbrella, an overcoat, a …

Wearable Tech

75 Hikes To Do Before You Die

• <b>Author:</b> Backpacker Magazine<p>There are day hikes. There are weekend trips. There’s even your annual weeklong family road trip to a national park. All well and good. But then there are the once-in-a-lifetime, jaw-dropping, soul-cleansing, tell-all-your-friends, quit-your-job, …

The USA's 10 best motorcycle roads

A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that make getting there most of the fun. Here are 10 of the best roads across America for an …

Hiking

D-School Futures: The University of Cincinnati's Craig Vogel on Why Today's Design Careers are Akin to Improvisational Jazz

<i>This is the latest installment of D-School Futures, our interview series on the evolution of industrial design education. Today we have answers from</i> …

Product Design

Automatic Mahjong Tables are the Ultimate in Gaming Furniture

If you've ever passed a park in Chinatown and seen the older folks playing Mahjong, you've undoubtedly seen them manually "shuffle" the tiles between …

Mahjong

Yves Béhar Is The Most Influential Industrial Designer In The World

Yves Béhar is an unusually busy executive, even by Silicon Valley standards. He is the founder and principal designer of fuseproject, an award-winning industrial design and brand development firm. Béhar is also Chief Creative Officer of the wearable technology company Jawbone, and Co-founder and …

Oregon Manifest 2014: Pensa on Collaborating with Horse Cycles, Large Radius Bends and Getting Out of the Way in NYC

<i>Today saw the unveiling of the collaborative bicycle designs that are going head to head in the third edition of the Oregon Manifest, in which five</i> …

New York City

A Cycling Helmet That Cools Your Head Without Slowing You Down

Traditionally, vent-filled helmets that keep your head cool are costly in terms of drag. Conversely, super aerodynamic models can be stifling …

A Closer Look at the Nike LeBron 11 Elite Team

Following up on our preview of Nike Basketball’s new Elite Team collection, we’ve got a close-up of<p>Following up on our preview of Nike Basketball’s new Elite Team collection, we’ve got a close-up of the Nike LeBron 11 Elite. Sharp and angular, the upper features a lower cut than the first LeBron 11 …