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DIY: How To Light Up Your Bike Wheels [Video]

Crafty, safe fun<p>As the winter months approach, darkness is falling earlier and earlier. Do not bike gently into that good night! By spending a few hours tinkering with LEDs, you can outfit your dull wheels with hypnotically glowing rings.<p>Some kits on the market use customizable circuit boards to …

The Senate's experiment with cannabis

Hardliners on Judiciary open up to research on medical pot<p>Obamacare. Gay weddings. Now pot?<p>As progressives celebrate a couple of big wins in Washington – the Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act and legalizing same-sex marriage – another issue has remained firmly stuck at the national …

Cannabis

50 Greatest Prog Rock Albums of All Time

From the Court of the Crimson King to the Comatorium<p>By , , , , , , , ,<p>For close to a half century, prog has been the breeding ground for rock's most …

Helen Mirren

This Weekend: NYC Welcomes Flame Con, First LGBT Comic Con

<i>Editor's Note: Flame Con debuts in Brooklyn, first reviews of "Jurassic World," the original Red Bull, and more in our Daily Blunt.</i><p>Geeks OUT has been …

So Marvel Just Revealed Han Solo’s Biggest Secret

I’ll be honest, I enjoy Jason Aaron and John Cassaday’s <i>Star Wars</i> comic, but I decided to wait for the trade editions after the third issue. Okay, sure, all of this stuff is technically official <i>Star Wars</i> canon, taking place between <i>A New Hope</i> and <i>Empire</i>, but it’s not like they’re going to drop major …

Science Fiction

THE DARK KNIGHT Trilogy Fan Art Inspired by Bruce Timm

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night review – exhilarating vampire girl power

Ana Lily Amirpour’s feature debut is a bloody triumph…<p>Iranian-American writer-director Ana Lily Amirpour describes her weirdly exhilarating feature debut, which premiered at Sundance last year, as the Iranian love-child of Sergio Leone and David Lynch, with Nosferatu as a babysitter. It is set in …

Topeak Ratchet Rocket Lite DX

A tool that’s small on size and big on functionality<p>A lot of mini-tools get the “mini” part right and the “tool” part wrong. Okay, “wrong” may be too strong of a word, but I’ve tried a lot of mini-tools that are easy to carry but have frustrated me with their severely compromised functionality.<p>This …

20 Behind the Scenes Photos of Heroes and Villains Getting Along

Prince of Foxes: Orson Welles is top of the popes in incestuous period soap

Welles has fun as stabby cardinal Cesare Borgia in this saga of Renaissance intrigue and politics – but the actual events were yet more extraordinary<p><b>Prince of Foxes (1949)<br>Director: Henry King<br>Entertainment grade: C<br>History grade: B</b><p>Cesare Borgia was the son of Pope Alexander VI, one of the naughtiest …

Filmmaking

Classic Horror Movie Poster Art Series by Matt Ryan Tobin

Moviegoing Hits a Two-Decade Low in 2014

Death Star Fire Pit

Western Fairytales Get Eastern Makeovers

The Five Best Books on Cuba

It’s only 90 miles from the U.S., but to most Americans, Cuba could be on the moon. Here are five books that make the terra slightly less …

10 Cozy Fall Breakfast Recipes

Cooler temperatures and falling leaves mean it's time to turn on your oven and bake something delicious. Try these cozy breakfast recipes made from all your favorite fall ingredients -- apples, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, oats, pecans and more.<p><b>1. Amish-Style Baked Oatmeal with Apples, Walnuts & Raisins</b><p>…

DC Comics Heroes and Villains Get Norman Rockwell Art Treatment

Cinecon hopes you haven't heard of these films

The Cinecon Classic Film Festival, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, is for the hard-core vintage-movie enthusiast who is willing to take a chance on films that haven't been seen in some cases since they were first released.<p>"I suppose the biggest question I get from would-be …

The Lone Ranger

This May Be the Most Spectacular Action Sequence Ever Made (Eat Your Heart Out, Michael Bay)

Bollywood knows a thing or two about spectacle, and this unbelievably awesome action clip proves it.<p>This short clip, from the Bollywood film "Singham," features a gun-toting, mustache-rocking cop, who pulls a getting-out-of-the-car-mid-fish-tail and shoots the tire of a suspect's car -- and that's …

Michael Bay’s Essential Rules Of Filmmaking

YO. Michael Bay here. Now, I know what you’re thinking: what is Michael Bay doing here guest blogging? Shouldn’t he be off doing something super awesome, like filming Victoria’s Secret models polishing his weekend jet? Frankly, I wondered the same thing. I’m pretty sure I was supposed to be hunting …

38 Vintage Conversation Rules | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The excerpt below comes from a book published in 1875:</i> A Gentleman’s Guide to Etiquette <i>by Cecil B. Hartley. Hartley’s rules may be</i> …

How Different Cultures Understand Time

In the Western Hemisphere, the United States and Mexico employ time in such diametrically opposing manners that it causes intense friction between the two peoples.<p>In Western Europe, the Swiss attitude to time bears little relation to that of neighboring Italy.<p>Thais do not evaluate the passing of …

South-east Asia

Best Fitness Trackers for Cyclists

Five of our favorite fitness bands and bracelets to track all-day activity<p>Five of our favorite bands and bracelets to track all-day activity<i>.—Selene Yeager</i>

5 Motivation Tricks to Lose Weight

Why it pays to reward yourself for dropping pounds—and how to do it right<p>If the promise of fending off diabetes and heart disease, or being around to play with your grandkids, isn’t motivation enough to step away from the Krispy Kreme and go for a ride, consider this: Would you do it for a new …

Fitness

The 8-Week Training Plan to Ride a Century

Train for a 100-mile race with just three rides per week<p>A 100-mile ride is a milestone nearly every cyclist strives to reach. The roadblock for most of us is finding the time to prepare for a century. With only so many hours in the day, most of which we spend working and sleeping, ride time is …