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A Trusty Everyday Carry Switchblade From Tekto Gear

A knife trusty enough for everyday carry has to meet a few requirements: it needs to be sleek, compact and available for use at a moment’s notice. …

Knives

How to Wear a Casual Blazer with Style

Learn how to wear a casual blazer with style. Here, we provide advice and inspiration on rocking the classic jacket in a relaxed way...

Men's Fashion

The Ultimate Summer Guide to Kennebunkport

Where to go, what to do, and who to know in this classic New England retreat.<p>Kennebunkport could have been the summer retreat that never changed. The …

New England

Learn 10 cunning chords that will fill out your guitar sound

<b>Adding a few choice notes to the basic major, minor and powerchords you already know adds flavour and can help fill out your sound.</b><p>Here are 10 tasty …

Use Chord Partials — And Do More with Less!

The term “chord partials” is a broad umbrella under which you’ll find items like harmonic intervals, shells, double-stops and triple-stops. Many of …

History Lesson: How Longines and Lindbergh Changed the History of Aviation

The Swiss watchmaker continues to challenge aviation status quos with Lindbergh’s grandson.<p>Erik Lindbergh, grandson of legendary aviator Charles …

Beetronics Introduces the Royal Jelly Overdrive/Fuzz Blender

Beetronics has introduced the Royal Jelly, a handmade overdrive and fuzz blender pedal that sits in their Royal series. The unit allows for running …

The Best Hiking Socks Money Can Buy

A quality pair of hiking socks can make or break a day on the trail. Your feet are your most important tool when hiking. They’re your means of …

8 Summer Watches To Spruce Up All Outfit Types

Spring is here and summer is right around the corner, which brings along with it all sorts of vibrant clothing options. Choosing the right watch to go with these styles can be tricky, but our lineup of eight of summer’s best options is the perfect place to start.<p><b>Oris Divers Sixty-Five</b><p>We’ve written …

Adrian Belew: Everything in Flux…

<b>By Greg Jones</b>In the mid-twentieth century, there was a guy who endeavored to study the brain of the late Albert Einstein in the hopes of discovering …

World's easiest tomato sauce is also the most delicious

<b>Like magic, this lip-smacking sauce requires just four ingredients and hardly any work at all.</b><p>It's hard now to imagine a time when Italian food was …

Learn This Little-Known Pentatonic Modal Trick

Soloing with the modes is a great way to add new and exciting colors to your guitar playing. It can also add an ear-bending “outside” sound to your …

Electric Guitar

20 Simple Habits That Will Make You Happier

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you …

Communication Skills

Redington: Find Your Water: 24 Hours in L.A.

Fly fishing adventures don’t have to take place in far-flung, never-been-fished, exotic locales. Sometimes a train ticket, a few crazy friends, and …

Fishing

Fly Fishing the Mighty Miramichi River

The fly fishermen sitting next to me have been coming to Country Haven Fishing Lodge along the Miramichi River in New Brunswick for decades. However, …

Fishing

Baselworld 2018: Why This $4,000 Watch Is Actually a Bargain

<i>Baselworld, the biggest watch event of the year, is happening now at the Messe Basel in Basel, Switzerland. We’ve got a team on the ground, there to</i> …

What Is the Difference Between Marketing, Advertising, and Branding? A Simple Analogy to Help Explain

To understand the differences between these concepts, simply apply them to you.<p>In my work with entrepreneurs and business students, I often hear marketing strategies explained as "having social media," "having an online brand," or "advertising a lot."<p>These explanations make me cringe because, while …

Marketing

Smooth Struttin’

Do you admire how great bassists can effortlessly “walk” their way through any blues progression, but don’t have a clue how they do it? Well, here’s …

How to lose up to 9 kg in 7 days with this diet plan

How to lose up to 9 kg in 7 days with this diet plan<p>We’re (nearly) three months into 2018, and if how to lose weight is something you’re still asking …

The Battle of Evermore (Gear)

We fought the hordes to pick our 25 favorite products from NAMM.<p>151<p>SHARES<p>We’ve attended a lot of NAMM shows, but, this year—<i>frightening</i>. Booth …

Tube Porn: Leeds Radio

Richard Matthews has sold upwards of 30,000 tubes in the last ten years and he still has 100,000 tubes to go! Working out of his Leeds Radio …

14 Gorgeous Islands in Europe That Americans Always Overlook

Europe is chock-full of islands -- big ones, little ones, hot ones, cold ones, and hell, even one confusingly called “Ireland.” Most tourists stick …

The Go-To Shirt That'll Only Get Better With Age

Rowing Blazers' take on the classic oxford cloth button-down is an investment that'll last.<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>The oxford cloth button-down just might be the most versatile shirt a guy …

The Wisdom of Keith Richards

I AIN’T GONNA BE around forever—not even me!”<p>Keith Richards, shrouded in an ever-present cloud of cigarette smoke, wheezes a laugh when it’s pointed out that many observers, based on evidence to date, disagree with his sense of his own mortality. “Well, yeah,” he says, “it’s between me and the …

Blues Music

Kenny Burrell’s Blue Modal Magic

183<p>SHARES<p>Whether you're a newcomer beginning your jazz exploration or an old pro seeking new inspiration, I highly recommend you treat your ears to …

Morley Debuts Three New Mini Pedals

The Mini Volume Plus, Mini Power Wah Volume and Mini Maverick Switchless Wah have arrived.<p>89<p>SHARES<p>Morley has introduced three new mini pedals. The …

10 Things You Need to Know About Your Fretboard | LESSON

Ever feel a little out of touch or just plain lost on certain parts of the guitar fingerboard? You’re certainly not alone. Consider this: A …

Electric Guitar

10 Steps to Learning Jazz Guitar Standards

732<p>SHARES<p>One of the biggest problems I encounter with jazz guitar students is that they have learned a ton of chords, scales and arpeggios, but they …