Tom Gardner

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Bristol's best Japanese restaurants

Bristol’s best Japanese restaurants<p>I was a latecomer to the wonders of Japanese food – chains like Wagamama had put me off. But recently, I can’t get …

Japanese Food

The Identity Crisis Under the Ink

Americans—particularly Millennials—are getting more tattoos than ever. Is a shifting, increasingly uncertain culture to blame?<p>Some weeks ago, during a bleary-eyed subway ride to work, I found myself staring at a young woman on the other side of the car. She wore business attire with a North Face …

Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

10 Tips for Cleaning Your Camera Lens

A well maintained, clean lens is vital to any photographer. Here are 10 simple top tips for cleaning your digital camera lens.<p>“Camera Cleaning” …

Cleaning

John Steinbeck On Why 'Camping Is For The Birds'

In the May 1967 issue of Popular Science, John Steinbeck argued that "the American passion for moving about in motorized caravans... results in little permanent damage beyond divorce and bankruptcy."<p><i>Earlier this month, we published John Steinbeck's 1966 letter to the editor of</i> Popular Science_, in …

RVs

16 artist and writer haunts you can still hang out in | CNN Travel

Unbelievable Parkour Footage Of A Real-Life Spider-Man

How does Spider-Man get around when he runs out of webs? Parkour!<p>Parkour Athlete Ronnie Shalvis was so inspired by the recent Amazing Spider-Man 2 …

Do You Really Know How To Break the Rule of Thirds?

For some people, the rule of thirds has been a standard guide of good composition. Diligently following this rule has led many to great results. I …

A New Photographer's Guide to Camera Settings

Objectivity, subjectivity, time and deleting images

How many of you have given serious thought to how you evaluate and delete images? From repeat experience, I find that it matters more than you might …

Jazz for Beginners: How to Listen to Jazz | The Art of Manliness

Jazz.<p>It’s the music that many men say they like, but don’t actually know anything about.<p>Which is a shame for a whole host of reasons.<p>For starters, …

The Science of Facial Hair: What Signals Do Beards, Stubble, and Mustaches Send to Others? | The Art of Manliness

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a yes or no answer to every question of aesthetics?<p>It’s certainly how magazines and pop culture presents things when …

20 Iconic Abandoned Buildings of Europe & America | Urban Ghosts

<i>(Images by Odin’s Raven, reproduced with permission)</i><p>It’s not always easy to say why, but abandoned buildings and other forgotten places can be …

7 Things The Middle Classes Are Responsible For

Those pesky middle classes.<p>Not only do they clog up country roads with their unnecessarily large SUVs as they stock up on kale from Waitrose to …

Flavorwire’s Guide to Indie Flicks to See in March – Flavorwire

At risk of getting all post-Oscar hyperbolic, I have a bit of good news: this is one of the best months for independent movies in a long, long time. …

Wes Anderson

Why I Get Tattoos

Last week, I read this article Why Do We Get Tattoos that questioned why some people get tattoos.<p>The timing of it was interesting to me, as I had an …

Interview: Marisa Kakoulas and Margot Mifflin on Tattooing in the New Millennium

All things counter culture reach a point of popularity where they cease to exist exclusively in the periphery—some just take longer than others to reach the tipping point. Tattooing, for example, has existed for thousands of years, yet only in the past few decades has its popularity increased …

Tattoos