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Ralph Lauren’s New PoloTech Smart Shirt Is Like a Wearable Trainer

The high-tech top and its app track numerous biometrics and offer over 10,000 workout variations…<p>Innovative, inspiring, and intuitive, the <b>Ralph</b> …

New York City

Revival of the Fittest: The Lina Bo Bardi Bowl Chair Is Back

The Italian brand Arper has reintroduced the famous Bowl chair to the United States...<p>Sometimes a design talent goes unnoticed for too long and a …

Design

Keep Track of Timepieces’ Accuracy with the Lepsi Watch Analyzer

The device can measure a watch’s accuracy rate to within 0.1 second per day…<p>In the same way every aspect of a racecar is rigorously monitored to …

Watches

This light bulb pulls double duty as a wireless speaker

If you live in a small apartment, the idea of a "smart home" is a hard sell. But lighting and audio are two things your landlord doesn't have control over, and now a new company called Astro wants to sell you a smart home product that handles both at the same time. It's called Twist, and it's an …

Home Automation

Ripsaw EV2 Luxury Tank

If you're in the market for a new ride, hemming and hawing over whether to get a Dodge Ram or a Ford F-150, I'm afraid I'm about to throw a wrench …

6 Habits to Chisel a Solid 6-Pack

But if you stray from your plan even a few times a week—which most men do—you'll probably never see your abs.<p><b>Related:</b> Transform your body with The Anarchy Workout. One guy lost 18 pounds of fat in just 6 weeks!<p>The solution: six simple habits, which I teach to my clients to help them strip away …

These Glasses Block Cameras From Recognizing Your Face

And they don't look too bad<p>With cameras and face-detection software everywhere these days, what's a privacy-loving citizen supposed to do? Anti-virus software maker AVG has a proposal: eyeglasses that thwart those technologies, thanks to infrared LEDs that are invisible to the human eye, but …

Million dollar motor: When an ordinary car is not enough

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1149000/1149821_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522310513_e073e985f94c0828fefbe81bc4d2f052<p><b>What do you buy when an ordinary luxury car is just not good enough? How about a Dartz Prombron?</b><p>This monster is built on a Mercedes-Benz chassis. …

Sacha Baron Cohen

Altmans Bathroom Faucet - new luxury Caribe and Nuva faucets

[New Product Coverage from KBIS 2008]<p>Enjoy these new luxury faucets from Altmans … “For more than three decades, Altmans has set the industry …

Steven Spielberg
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32 Hot, Cheesy Pizza Recipes We Love

Gallery32 Hot, Cheesy Pizza Recipes We Love<p>Not long ago, it was International Pizza Day, arguably the best day of the entire year. I mean, what could be better than a day dedicated to the ooey-gooey, cheesy wonder that is pizza? Right. Nothing. Luckily, you don't need an arbitrary date to spend an …

Cooking

16 Appetizers to Ring in the Chinese New Year

Gallery16 Appetizers to Ring in the Chinese New Year<p>The Chinese New Year is just around the corner. What better way to ring in the Year of the Goat than with a smattering of delicious Chinese appetizers? From Dan Dan Noodles to dumplings galore, we've got 16 starters to help you kick off the new …

The Art of the Perfect Grilled Cheese (Plus 20 Variations to Shake Things Up)

GalleryThe Art of the Perfect Grilled Cheese (Plus 20 Variations to Shake Things Up)<p>A grilled cheese is a grilled cheese, right? I mean, it's the first meal that most of us learn how to cook at home by ourselves. It's the perfect midnight snack or soup-dipper. It's great for kids, but is never …

This sweet little stereo system sounds better than it has any right to

The venerable Lepai LP-2020A+ amplifier paired with the new Dayton Audio B452 bookshelf speakers are a winning combination, says the Audiophiliac.<p>As regular Audiophiliac readers know, I love writing about cost-no-object, high-end audio, but I also have a soft spot for dirt cheap, but decent …

Audiophile

How to Make the Best Deep-Fried Jalapeño Poppers

The first time I ate jalapeño poppers, things went very wrong. It was many years ago and I had just gotten my tongue pierced on a whim. When I left the piercing shop, they sent me off with an instructional aftercare sheet on how to treat the fresh piercing. One of the tips was to avoid spicy foods …

The 11 most intimidating foods to cook (and how to prepare them)

1. Lobster<p><b>What's to fear?</b> Being a murderer. “Lobster may be the only food where the end user is expected to do the killing,” says Allen.<p><b>Get over it:</b> …

Food

The Best Breaded Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches in the Midwest

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>When people in 48 of America's 50 great states think "tenderloin," they probably imagine something like this.<p>Then there's Iowa and Indiana, where "tenderloin" doesn't necessarily mean filet mignon. It doesn't even call for beef. …

BBQ

How to Make the Best Italian-American Meatball Sandwich

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>What do you get when you have a killer meatball recipe and several great tomato sauce recipes? Easy: the fixings for all kinds of amazing meals.<p>You can eat them as-is, the way I presented them in my Italian-American meatball …

Italian Food

24 Super Bowl Snacks to Kick Off Your Party

I'm a football fan, but I recognize that Super Bowl parties are less about the game and more about the food (and the beer and commercials, of course). We've got all kinds of game day recipes coming for you in the next couple weeks, but today is all about snacks, since finger-friendly appetizers are …

Cooking

The Food Lab: Introducing Lasagna Napoletana, the Meatball and Cheese-Packed Lasagna of Your Dreams

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Despite the number of lasagna recipes I've published on Serious Eats in the past, for me there was really always One True Lasagna. One lasagna to rule them all, and with its meaty, cheesy layers, bind them.<p>I'm talking, of course, about <i>lasagna</i> …

Cooking

Go Green at Work: Build Your Office Oasis

Instead of tending to ever-thirsty houseplants, you can reap the same benefit with an easy-to-maintain terrarium. This resilient little glass-encased jungle waters itself through condensation.<p>Whether you're in a window office or cubicleland, Tovah Martin, gardening expert and author of <i>The New</i> …

How to Brown Butter

I've been hooked on using brown butter in baking ever since I first made it a few years ago. The first recipe I used it for? To make a brown butter spread to slather on toast. Delicious on its own, and if you add a pinch of cinnamon you get cinnamon bun butter, a spread that tastes like the essence …

Review: RAVPower’s Savior delivers 9000mAh of Apple-certified Lightning battery power at a great price

RAVPower has done a great job of changing the traditional price-to-performance equation for Apple device chargers. Its two-, four-, and six-port wall chargers (reviewed here) are the best options I’ve seen at their price points, so it’s no shock that its <b>Savior 9000mAh External Battery Pack</b> (MSRP …

The Red Velvet Oreo is real and it's coming February 2nd

The tropes of a product cycle — rumors, speculation, confirmation, and hands-on impressions — typically don't apply to a cookie. But that's the story behind the red velvet Oreo, which leaked in late October and has been confirmed for release on February 2nd. The 20-cookie package (less than the …

Dessert

The Bird That Bites Back: How Nashville Hot Chicken is Made

More<p>Fried Chicken<p>Digging into the cluckin' awesome world of our favorite fried food.<p>Hot chicken is indisputably Nashville's iconic food: simple in concept, its aggressive flavor isn't one you'll soon forget. Hot chicken takes something unassailably Southern, heavy, and indulgent—I'm talking regular …

Cooking

14 Great Dips for Game Day

Gallery14 Great Dips for Game Day<p>If you're watching football, it's essential to have the perfect dip on hand. When tensions are running high, you need to be able to reach your chip into a delicious dip without peeling your eyes away from the screen. You need to know it'll be just right: gooey, …

Cooking

How to Make Maryland Fried Chicken With White Gravy

More<p>Fried Chicken<p>Digging into the cluckin' awesome world of our favorite fried food.<p>Until a couple weeks ago, I had never heard of Maryland fried chicken, which is embarrassing given that I consider myself an honorary Marylander as far as food is concerned. See, my mom grew up in Maryland, down on …

Fried Chicken

Get the Equil Smartpen 2 for $109.99

That's the lowest price you'll find anywhere and a Cheapskate exclusive!<p>A few quick housekeeping notes before today's deal...<p>First, we had some internal issues yesterday that prevented newsletters from going out. If you ever find yourself wondering, "Hey, where's my daily Cheapskate?", you can …

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Parrot's Elegant Head Unit Brings Apple and Android to Your Car

The Parrot RBN6, unveiled at CES 2015, is the in-dash infotainment unit we deserve.<p>All I want out of any in-dash infotainment system is a mirror of my smartphone. That's it. I don't need some proprietary SynCueConnectDrive system. I don't need weird rotary dials or custom navigation systems.<p>It …