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These 32 Brilliant Products On Amazon Have Over 5,000+ Reviews For Good Reason

Good reviews matter when it comes to buying new products online — and oftentimes, the more widely reviewed something is, the easier it is to take a …

eCommerce

Filson’s Outstanding New Raincoat is Worth Its High Price Tag

Filson’s ubiquity among the young city dwellers who’ve taken so strongly to the brand over the past few years is still mostly limited to just a …

I Could Eat a Whole Plate of These Sweet & Spicy Cauliflower Bites — Delicious Links

By now you're probably very familiar with the fact that cauliflower is a magical ingredient. It no longer languishes on a sad crudité platter, …

Cooking

5 Meal Prep Strategies From a Guy Who Does It For a Living

Get your oven mitts ready because these meal prep tips are on fire.<p>There are many ways to be a chef these days besides working at a restaurant. You can serve the every whim of hedge fund billionaires and pop queens. You can travel the world apprenticing with groundbreaking chefs and yoda-like …

Quality Typefaces That Are Free For Use In Your Commercial Projects

‘JAKARTA’<br>Image via Dominique Thiodorus<br>If you’re reading this, it’s likely you have a font obsession—but now is not the time to curb it.<br>Curated by …

Typography

Gardening: Microgreens for indoor gardens

An excellent gardening project for any gardener is growing microgreens indoors. Microgreens are young, delicate plants that have only been growing …

Gardening

Why This New Protein Powder Is a Game Changer, According to a Nutritionist

Plus five ways to use it (beyond your smoothie).<p>A new type of protein powder is about to hit the market, and it’s going to be a total game changer: A …

Food

If You're Only Going to Own One Tie, Make It This One

English brand Drake's has perfected the wear-everywhere necktie.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>For most guys, neckties aren't the daily essential they once were. Even bastions of suit-and-tie …

Men's Fashion

Gear to Make Winter Road Biking Actually Fun

We asked five pros about their essential winter kit to make riding in frigid temps more bearable—and maybe even kinda fun.<p>Endura Xtract Jacket ($87)<p><b>Ryan Faber, Bike Shop Owner</b><p>Ryan Faber, 35, takes his winter rides in the mountains of Boise, where the climbs are steep and the descents long—and …

Cycling

The Thule PowerShuttle Changed How I Travel

I travel a fair amount for both work and play. Enough that I consider myself a well-oiled machine when it comes to packing my one carry-on bag (a 60-liter Patagonia Black Hole duffel.) One thing that’s always evaded me, though: organizing my slew of iPhone and laptop chargers, spare batteries, and …

Camping

Ima's Challah Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> I make challah almost every week. After trying about 5 other recipes, I've …

Shou Sugi Ban House

Enlarging an existing home that has an already strong and complete architectural character can be challenging. Here, we anchor the existing one-story home with a new two-story independent volume, using it both as punctuation mark and counterpoint to the existing composition. This project, which …

Shinola Canfield Headphones

The Canfield Over-Ear Headphones from Shinola are the latest addition to their growing line of audio products. Each pair is tuned and tested in …

Bose Sleepbuds

Bose makes some of the best noise-canceling headphones in the business. Now they're applying those skills to help you sleep. These tiny earpieces use …

Chase Chelsea

The boot designed for dressing up, crafted in Italy by Tuscan artisans. In tumbled waxed Italian calf leather that’s been hand-antiqued, this Chelsea …

Shinola Large Carryall

The Shinola Large Carryall will wear your travels like a badge of honor. Durable Navigator leather is infused with oils, which will slowly age over …

Circa Smart Alarm Clock

It's been proven that staring at your smartphone before bed is not good for your sleep. Yet so many of us still use one as an alarm. The Circa Smart …

This Is What a Wanderer's Desk Looks Like

Working remote doesn't require sacrificing style and comfort.<p>Grovemade Walnut Laptop Stand ($139)<p>Sure, you can work anywhere on a laptop. But when you’re at home, upgrade from the kitchen counter with Grovemade’s Walnut laptop stand, which delivers comfort and classic wood style.<p>Buy Now<p>Rhodia …

Shopping

eVscope Smart Telescope

Anyone who's interested in astrophotography knows that modern image sensors can see the night sky in ways the naked eye can't. The eVscope Smart …

Bose SoundSport Free Headphones

The Bose name is known throughout the world for high-quality sound in small packages, and now the company is ready to release their first truly …

Consumer Tech

Back Country House

Located in New Zealand's Puhoi settlement, the Back Country House is modeled after the vernacular architecture of the region. An exterior of …

Architecture

The Five Ten Access Is the Only Adventure Shoe You Need

Like many gear testers, I have a shoe problem. They clutter my garage and my front entryway, but I refuse to cull my crop, because each pair serves a unique and important purpose: I have hiking boots, running shoes, sandals, water shoes, snow boots, and the list goes on.<p>If, however, I were ever …

Northern California

7 Websites That Will Pay You Money to Do Practically Nothing

Pick up some extra beer money.<p>Side jobs are a great way to make supplemental income, and many of them are more lucrative than you’d think.<p>Still, not …

Personal Finance

Arc'teryx Veilance launches their first leather goods collection

Low-profile leather.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>44<p>Low-profile leather.<p>44<p>SHARES<p>Originally available from their concept store in New York, …

10 Of The Best Men's Magazines That Will Make You A Better Human

Dedicated readers might love us as much as they love their mothers, but we like to be realists here at D’Marge. An old fashioned slab of tree in your …

Fred Astaire

I put $600 into a roboadviser invented by a 25-year old Stanford grad and I'm beating the market — so far

The financial markets are complicated and so most people prefer to give their money to someone else to manage.<p>When Brian Barnes graduated from Stanford in 2012, he had a hard time finding a tool with which he could invest in the stock market on his own. This prompted him to start his own online …

Investing

15 Modern Tools For the Coffee Connoisseur

These days, modern coffee lovers are faced with endless options when it comes to brewing the perfect cup of joe.<p>Whether you’re a dedicated coffee buff or simply enjoy a refreshing glass of cold brew on a hot summer day, we have you covered—from storage and mugs to innovative brewing machines. …

Taghkanic House

A spectacular 140 acres of land in Columbia County, New York is the site of this project. The scale and the mere beauty of the nature required a careful study of landscape and a master-plan for sitting the structures while simultaneously maintaining much of its rugged & rural beauty. The …