Colin Chalmers

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Watches We Wish We Could Wear

<i>Originally published on Hodinkee.</i><p>We've all been there, right? You're staring at your Macbook screen or deep into the glowing interior of a display …

A. Lange & Söhne

We need to talk about farts—and what happens when you hold them

Just like everyone poops, everyone farts: it’s a totally natural occurrence even the most proper and well-mannered ladies can’t help but unleash on …

Cleveland Clinic

Top 10 Companies Doing the Most to Make Their Employees Happier

Fat paychecks, light workloads, and countless vacation days don’t necessarily produce happy employees. In fact, the happiest employees in the US credit their bliss to first-rate employee incentive programs, ample benefits, career advancement programs, and great work-life balance. The companies that …

Top 10

These 10 Books Under 200 Pages Are the Answer to Not Having Time to Read

If you do a quick Google search of the phrase "the best books under 200 pages," you'll find list after list containing proverbial classics such as …

Books

Wayne Rooney Is Too Good For The MLS, Illustrated In One Incredible Play

Rooney joined DC United earlier this summer after leaving the Premier League, and this play — tracking back to protect an open goal and then …

Wayne Rooney

Ping Pong Player Bamboozles His Opponent With This Incredible Spin Shot

We don't really know how much he intended to hit this shot, but if it works, it works.

15 Things You Should Give Up to Be a Happy Parent

Because parenting doesn't have to be such a struggle.<p><i>The following story was submitted by a Fatherly reader. Opinions expressed in the story do not</i> …

Parenting

10 Beers for People Who Claim to Hate Beer

Food & Drink<p>By Kate Bernot Published On 09/05/2018<p>By Kate Bernot Published On 09/05/2018<p>We all know one. They might even be lurking in your friend …

New Jersey

Why I Ask My Kids These 3 Questions Every Day

Between sports and activities, Scouts and meetings, work requirements and family obligations, it seems that the moments we have in meaningful …

Parenting

25 Brilliant Life Hacks You Need to Try

These life hacks will help you clean, cook, organize, and just live more efficiently.<p>1. USE A BOWL AS A MAKESHIFT IPHONE SPEAKER.<p>Pump up the volume …

Cleaning

9/11 FOIA Videos: Street-Level Footage, Aerial Shots (Viewer Warning)

17 years after the 9/11 attacks, a series of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits brought against the National Institute of Standards and …

World Trade Center

5 Simple Mindfulness Habits for Better Parenting

Parenting in the moment is not only the ultimate, loving gift you can share with your child, it’s also a wonderful skill to teach them as well.<p>Here …

Parenting

The 26 most underrated science-fiction books

Looking for hidden sci-fi gems?<p>When looking for a good sci-fi book, most of us don't need to be told the classics. <i>Dune</i>, <i>Foundation</i>, <i>Neuromancer</i>--you …

Science Fiction

How to use iOS 12’s new Measure app to measure virtually anything

iOS 12 adds a brand-new Apple app to your iPhone and iPad. It’s called Measure, and that’s exactly what it does. With it, you can use your iPhone’s camera to measure distances instead of breaking out a tape measure or ruler. Also, the level tool has moved from its old home in the Compass app, and …

iOS

The Weird History Behind Darth Vader's Castle

The galaxy far, far away is having a castle renaissance lately. Reintroduced into the <i>Star Wars</i> canon by <i>Rogue One</i>, the sinister abode of Darth Vader …

Darth Vader

21 Easy Photography Tricks That Will Make You a Picture Taking Master

1. Use the Aperture Priority mode to get those professional looking portrait shots with the out of focus background<p>Using the “A” or Aperture priority …

Aperture

SKAGEN’s Falster 2 may be the most beautiful Wear OS watch yet

Suddenly there was a Wear OS by Google smartwatch that looked different from the rest, and it was made by SKAGEN. This is a so-called …

Wear OS

50 Must-Read Children’s Book Series

This list of the best children’s book series is sponsored by <i>The Adventures of Phatty and Payaso</i> by Marie Unanue.Marie Unanue’s debut Early Reader …

Books

How Tolkien’s last great tale The Fall of Gondolin came together

The Lord of the Rings (Book)<p>The most mythical element of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth stories is that they never really seem to end. Just last year, …

Literature

12 Alternate History Fiction Books to Read Now

A Novel<p>Colson Whitehead<p>Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer and National Book Award winner imagines the Underground Railroad as a literal underground rail system devised to carry runaway slaves to freedom. The story centers around Cora, a young slave on a Georgia cotton plantation who makes a desperate bid …

Books

15 Make-Ahead Dinners to Get You Through the Work Week — Recipes from The Kitchn

My secret to getting dinner on the table during the work week is simple: I lean hard on a weekend meal prep session and a roster of recipes that are …

Cooking

Siri is the best way to search photos on your iPhone

Siri is useless for a lot of things, but when it works, it can be a real timesaver. For instance, you can use Siri to search for photos in your iPhone or iPad photo library. Say something like, “Hey Siri, show me photos of clowns,” and it’ll do just that, opening the Photos app, switching to the …

iOS

Release Date: Nike Kobe AD Black Multicolor

Today we saw the retail debut of the all-new Nike Kobe AD as the shoe released in a grey/multicolor colorway in honor of Mamba Day. Now we have found …

Shoes

The 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - A Science Fiction Reading List

<b>1.–10.</b><p>Our favorite science fiction tends to use the future to illuminate and discuss issues in our present. <i>1984</i> is a prime example of this, a …

Science Fiction

How To Spend Your Working Day Wisely And Actually Get Things Done

Time doesn’t discriminate.<p>The CEO of a Fortune 500 company with an overloaded schedule and a college graduate procrastinating about starting a business each get 168 hours per week to spend as they see fit.<p>Some people are able to accomplish a lot from Monday to Friday (or to Sunday if you count …

Time Management

Keep Your Digestive Health in Check With These 10 Probiotic Foods

To your (gut) health!<p>According to <i>WebMD</i>, probiotics are live bacteria and strains of yeast that are good for you and your digestive system. From improving digestion to boosting the immune system, probiotics have been found to have a powerful and positive impact on our overall health. Beyond taking …

Say These 7 Words When Employees Bring You Their Problems

Imagine that one of your employees walks into your office and says “Boss, we’ve got a huge problem with the ACME account; they’re angry and I think we might lose their business!” This is one of those situations that rightly spikes a leader’s blood pressure. But as much as the wrong response risks …

Leadership

This Harry's Body Wash for Men Changed My Showers Forever

It just might be the best shower gel on the market.<p>You know the drill. Lather, rinse, repeat. Likely, I'm grabbing the first body wash I find and stepping into the shower after pressing snooze a couple times in the morning or after a post-workday workout. Despite being a grooming editor, I've never …

This Man's Viral Video Is the Absolute Perfect Montage of Every Parent at Disney World

Comedian John Crist isn't even a dad, but somehow he traveled down to Florida, entered the minds of exhausted, overheated parents, and managed to perfectly channel what it'd be like to go to Disney World with kids.<p>In his viral video, John says all the things we swear every parent has shouted at …

5 Whiskey Cocktails That Will Never Let You Down

Much like with fashion, or tech, trends in cocktail culture come and go. But some drinks never change. From the Old Fashioned to the mint julep, here …