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Dramatic, minimalist street photography that captures the quieter side of Tokyo

Picking out the enticing patterns and symmetry of Tokyo's streets and surrounding architecture, while playing with light and shadow – Japanese …

Hello Sony. Goodbye Nikon. The Story of why I am Switching from Nikon to Sony.

“‘To take an interesting photo, some may choose to carry around a lot of metal and glass and mirrors and silicon. I choose to carry around <i>less</i> metal …

Long Term Review: Canon EF 17-40mm f/4 L

A wide-angle lens definitely has its place in most photographers bag. They have many possible uses. Although their primary use is for landscapes as …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

My Best Stuff<p>The rising Toronto rapper tells us all about his custom jacket guy, and why nothing beats nostalgic treats.<p>By Yang-Yi Goh1 day agoView …

Hoy Sa Calobra Road Bike

Sure, you could take your mountain bike or beach cruiser out for a long trip — but if you want to ride for miles in maximum comfort, you need a road …

Blue Mikey Lightning Microphone for iPhone & iPad $90 shipped (10% off)

Amazon is offering the Blue Microphones Mikey Digital Lightning Microphone for <b>$89.99</b> shipped. That’s $10 or 10% off the regular list price and the first discount we’ve seen on this Lightning Blue mic.<p>Based on the same technology used on its popularYeti and Snowball microphones, Blue’s Mikey is …

How to Get Six Pack Abs (Without a Single Sit-Up)

The most effective way to tone and strengthen your abdominals is also a breakthrough in exercise science.<p>The crunch is dead. Lou Schuler, co-author …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Football<p>Here, the Jaguars star corner sounds off on QBs, the weight of expectations, and NFL protests.<p>By Clay Skipper13 hours agoView More<p>Don't …

Lifestyle

40 Men's Fashion Fails That Are Crimes Against Humanity

Over the course of numerous years we’ve managed to see a lot of progress and milestones in the men’s fashion world. But with great responsibility …

It’s all in the DNA for 26-year-old Brazilian jiu jitsu champ Kron Gracie Jiu Jitsu. #HowIGotMyBody http://bit.ly/1p94J0Z

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The 6 Best Mirrorless Cameras for Experienced Amateurs (2015)

Having already written a guide to the best mirrorless cameras for beginners and professionals, we felt that the next logical step was to write an …

Break the Box: How to Hack "Fran"

Men's Fitness Editors

The 5 Fruits with the Highest—and Lowest—Sugar Counts

No, they don't have added sugar—but you should still have a rough idea of how much of the sweet stuff you're taking in.<p>Let’s start with this: Naturally occurring sugar is definitely preferable to the added kind. Still, you should have a general idea of how much you’re taking in each time you chow …

10 Healthy-Eating Rules Almost All Nutritionists Agree On

This is the closest thing to an eat-right bible that you're going to find.

7 Foods I Prep Each Week to Make Sure I Eat as Healthy as Possible

Keri Glassman, R.D., shares the 30-minute routine that helps her make more nutritious choices all week long.

Singaporean startup launches free VoIP for 2G

Gentay Communications, a Singapore-based startup, has just launched Nanu, an Android app capable of making VoIP calls even on low-bandwidth 2G connections.<p>This means that, in theory, the phone should be able to work in rural areas where 3G isn't available. The app lets you make app-to-app calls, as …

Google Play

The OM/ONE will be the most unique bluetooth speaker $179 can buy

Bluetooth speakers come in all shapes and sizes, but we can guarantee the OM/ONE will turn the most heads. Om Audio has created the very first levitating bluetooth speaker. That’s right… the freaky accessory literally floats while playing your favorite tunes.<p><b>You might like: Best bluetooth speakers</b> …

Audiophile

At Apple University, studying Picasso helps with product design

78-button Google TV remote is an example of what not to do<p><i>The New York Times</i> has published a rare look inside Apple's secretive training program known as "Apple University." New recruits are encouraged to sign up for courses in the program, which was conceived by Steve Jobs in order to ensure that …

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The Difference Between Formal And Semi Formal

Once upon a more sartorially inclined time, men regularly attended events at which black tie and white tie were worn. In those more decorous days,</i> …

Mariana Braga by Alessandro Casagrande for ‘Polanski’ [NSFW]

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Eating for abs: The beach-body diet handbook Men's Fitness

Eating

Level-Up Your Sneaker Style With These On-Trend Ideas & Inspiration

From sporty athletic sneakers and old-school slip-on styles, to classic Converse and cool high-top kicks, sneakers are a bigger deal than ever. No …

The best small camera you can buy is getting even better

Sony's RX100M3 may be the best point-and-shoot it's ever made<p>The world's best pocketable camera just got better. After delivering the goods with last year's RX100M2, Sony is back today to announce the RX100M3. And like its predecessor, the goal here is to refine and push forward a camera that's …

2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, Part II

The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is under way, and entries will be accepted for just one more week -- until June 30, 2014. First prize winner will receive an 8-day Alaskan expedition for two. National Geographic was once again kind enough to allow me to share some more of …

10 Designer Bags Every Woman Should Own

Because collecting handbags is arguably an art form.<p>Collecting handbags, when done well, can arguably be considered an art form. In homage to that, here are the 10 bags every woman should have in her closet— get your check list started.