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Forget Mykonos and Santorini. I found a little-known island in Greece that's twice as beautiful and half the price

Most vacationers heading to the islands in Greece usually end up at one of two destinations: Mykonos or Santorini.<p>While both islands have their charms, they've undoubtedly become tourist traps, with overbooked hotels, overpriced restaurants, and beaches and sights packed with cruise-shippers and …

European Travel

Mystery of Easter Island finally solved? - CNN iReport

The key to the riddle of Easter Island was hidden in plain sight, but was not seen for long time. While we were all fixing our attention on giant statues – Moai -we forgot to pay enough attention to stone platforms they were standing on. And those platforms were the key to the riddle.<p>Polynesian …

South America

Will blockchain help make Virtual Reality more social?

In the VR gold rush a spate of social VR platforms have proliferated. High Fidelity, for example, is a sandbox environment allowing players to create their own avatars and social worlds and explore others all interconnected in one limitless Metaverse. It also features a marketplace where you can …

Virtual Reality

The 50 Best Drive-In Restaurants in the U.S.

The prime of American drive-ins might be behind us, but there are still plenty of these nostalgic roadside eateries available. Whether you're looking …

Angled rotors let drone fly in any orientation (and play catch)

Conventional multirotor drones, be they quad-, hexa-, octo- (or even 18-rotor) copters, have all their rotors positioned on the same horizontal …

Portable SolSource Sport solar stove heats up 5X faster than a charcoal grill

Imagine visiting your favorite local park with a portable stove that’s 100 percent powered by the sun and heats up five times faster than a charcoal …

The 100 Best Burgers in America, Ranked by Our National Burger Critic

<i>We sent our National Burger Critic Kevin Alexander on a year-long Burger Quest, which took him to 30 cities and saw him consuming 330 burgers. Read</i> …

Burgers

Meet the privacy pocket that takes your phone off the grid

The Fidget Cube is basically a baby toy for adults and I love it

Lately, I’m much more dubious about Kickstarters than I used to be — I’ve been burned too many times by delays, failures, or simply bad quality. But when I saw the Fidget Cube, a desk gadget designed to keep idle hands busy, I signed up immediately. “How can such a simple thing be delayed?” I …

Question Everything You Know About Fitness

Over the past two years, I’ve interviewed more than 100 world-class performers for my podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show. The guests range from super-celebs (Arnold Schwarz­e­negger, Jamie Foxx) and athletes (icons of powerlifting, gymnastics, and surfing) to legendary Special Operations commanders and …

6 Accessory Exercises to Make You a Better CrossFitter

When it comes to a multi-functional discipline like CrossFit, you need to have a well-rounded training regimen. <b>Focusing solely on the big lifts, like</b> …

Yamaha R1M Café Racer by Holographic Hammer

Even if most of it is just manipulating pixels, we are big fans of the work being done by the guys at Holographic Hammer, as they are bringing …

Motorcycles

Star pupil finds lost Mayan city by studying ancient charts of the night sky from his bedroom

A Canadian schoolboy appears to have discovered a lost Mayan city hidden deep in the jungles of Mexico using a new method of matching stars to the location of temples on earth.<p>William Gadoury, 15, was fascinated by the ancient Central American civilization and spent hours poring over diagrams of …

Study Skills

Redeemed Cycles CB750

Why is that British politicians in Saville Row suits invariably look like scruff bags compared to their Italian or French counterparts? Style, you …

Motorcycles

BMW R100S Black Baron by Relic Motorcycles

The owners of Relic Motorcycles know what to ride when it comes to custom bikes, especially co-founder Jonas Sabel. His personal bike clearly …

Honda CX500 – Josh Deardorff

If you’re a regular Pipeburn reader, building a custom Honda CX500 might seem like a task that’s easier than not winning the lotto. But don’t let the …

Twister

<i>Honda CX500</i> "<i>Twister</i>" by <i>Wena Customs</i><p>Main specs. Parts done or modified by Wena Customs. <i>Swing arm modification for monoshock. Polished yokes. Exhaust</i> …

Motorcycles

Vagabund Honda CB450

One of our favorite custom motorbikes ever is the spectacular BMW R100R by Vagabond Moto. Today we showcase another work of art by the Austrian duo, …

Spanish Style: Macco Motors' Kawasaki W650

Building custom motorcycles sounds like a dream job, but it’s actually a pretty tough gig. You need a steady stream of work to keep the lights on—and not every project is a genre-bending custom paid for with a blank check.<p>The trick is to keep the quality high, even when the budget isn’t. And that’s …

Motorcycles

StrongFirst for CrossFit

<i>This article was co-authored by Craig Marker and Pavel Tsatsouline.</i><p><b>Want to become a better CrossFit athlete?</b> Knock huge chunks off your Fran time? …

Exercise

Venier Customs '87 Moto Guzzi V35 C - “Diabola”

As if the gods are screwing with us, the post immediately after the world’s greatest Firestone Squigglies poll turns out to be a bike that looks so …

Tougher Than The Rest: Down & Out’s Intimidating T100

Pick a word to describe the stock Triumph Bonneville T100, and we’d say ‘elegant.’ It’s a throwback to 1960s style, right down to the peashooter exhausts and two-tone paint.<p>‘Elegant’ is not the word to describe this new build from Down & Out Café Racers though. ‘Brutal’ is closer to the mark, or …

Honda

Café Canadiano: Re-Engineering the Ducati 350 Sebring

Kevin Brown has been riding for over 50 years and owns <i>nine</i> bikes. The structural engineer from Canada is a petrolhead of the highest order, and he’s just finished a custom that even Jay Leno would be proud of.<p>This stunning Ducati 350 Sebring resto-mod joins some big machines in Kevin’s garage. It …

Motorcycles

Custom Bikes Of The Week: 20 March, 2016

A jaw-dropping Triumph Street Triple concept, an amazing Ducati 900 SS from Benjie’s Cafe Racers, and a Yamaha R15 with Royal Enfield power (yes, really). These are the machines that revved our engines this week.<p><b>Custom Triumph Speed Triple by Tamás Jakus</b> Triumph’s Speed Triple, in stock form, can …

Motorcycles

Twin Turbo BMW R100 – Boxer Metal

The custom bike scene is full of builders pumping out café racers, trackers, bobbers, scramblers and just about anything imaginable. Yet Chris …

Motorcycles

Send anonymous emails from your regular account using BlankStamp

When you need to make an anonymous phone call, there are numerous tricks to hide your number and apps to do the same for text messages. However, anonymous emails can be a little trickier.<p>Sure, you could set up a separate account under a pseudonym, but if you only need to send one every once in a …

Don’t Fight It, Feel It: Auto Fabrica Embraces The CX500

When faced with a Honda CX500 in the shop, the first thing most builders do is ‘fix’ the frame. It looks awkward and droopy, and the usual solution is to either trick the eye, or get out the welding gear.<p>But Auto Fabrica decided to go with the flow. Once they’d stripped the bike down to the frame …

Stainless Steel

PHOTO GALLERY: El Solitario's Big Bad Wolf Custom Yamaha…in the Snow

It’s not easy to stand out in the <b>custom motorcycle</b> world these days. You can dream something up, but chances are some custom builder has already had …

‘85 BMW K100 – H Garage

The relationship between client and creator is always a tricky one. Just ask any designer; their customers always want a game-changing creation for …

Motorcycles

Riviera Style: A BMW R100 RS from the Côte d'Azur

In the small French commune of Saint-André-de-la-Roche, just a few miles inland from Nice, you’ll find the brothers Olivier and Gilles Ortolani. Their business is restoring vintage cars, and doing the occasional custom motorcycle paint job.<p>After increasing pressure from customers, the pair decided …