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Flash mob: the World Naked Bike Ride comes to London – in pictures

Hundreds stripped off as the World Naked Bike Ride hit London this weekend, aimed at encouraging a ‘vision of a cleaner, safer, body-positive world’<p>Join us for Guardian Cities cycle week as we explore the good and bad of urban cycling around the world<br>• Cycle week challenge: strike up a conversation …

Flash Mob

DSLR Photography 101 by ERIC KIM

Dear friend, If I started photography all over again this is advice I would give myself. To DSLR or not to DSLR? Digital SLR: digital single lens …

Street Photography

The Most Common Terminal Commands Worth Knowing for the Raspberry Pi

While the Raspberry Pi’s operating system is Linux, that doesn’t necessarily mean you should go out and memorize every Linux command. The Pi is a …

Raspberry Pi

The Best TED Talks Of 2016 Will Make You Smarter And A Better Man

Dozens of people took the TED stage in 2016 to share their wisdom, wit, curiosity, and creativity. Their talks were enlightening and heart-wrenching, …

Genetics

Ystudio Fountain Pens

Ystudio is from Taiwan and was founded in 2012. They explore vanishing cultures and devote themselves to linking past memories with modern life, …

Portable

Global cities make space for smart parking

As urban populations expand steadily, so will the cars on our roads. Some companies are addressing the challenges of where to put them.<p>Parking a car in London, especially after the onerous task of registering and paying the so-called Congestion Charge, is a nightmare. While traffic in London has …

The Smart City

I don't know what prompted me to speak at yet another smart city conference, but I did. Perhaps because it was organized at my old university, a place I still held in high regard for its seriousness and relative immunity to pervasive academic trends. Anyway, here I was, on stage in front of a large …

A Weighty Decision: Deciding on a WiFi Weight Scale

Connected scales are all the rage these days. And for good reason – they make it easy to log your weight. More importantly though, they make it hard …

Fitness Technology

Apple Watch Leather Strap | By Nomad

Nomad, specialists in minimalist smartphone and smartwatch accessories, have just presented this beautiful leather strap that gives your Apple watch …

How to Tie a Tie Two Ways: The Standard and Windsor

Two illustrated takes on one essential skill every man should possess.<p><i>No matter what your personal style is—whether you're a suit-wearer or the kind of guy who prefers jeans and sneakers—there are certain skills every man should possess. That's where we come in. This week, we present five essential</i> …

Men's Fashion

Cycling Routes Worth Travelling The World For

Bicycles: not just for hipsters anymore. We’re all for sensitive types saddling up in the city, but you’ll need more than artfully groomed facial …

10 Unforgettable Motorcycle Routes Worth Travelling The World For

Dinner with your in-laws. A pat-down at the airport. Karaoke at the office Christmas party.<p>There are some experiences you want to get through as …

Ho Chi Minh City

Running Tips & Articles | Running Training Plans

Everything about the Boston Marathon is magical--and grueling. Here's what to look out for.<p>By Megan Harrington<p>Put this video on and bust out some …

MRI Shows Cancer Cells Thrive On Processed Sugar - Enlightened Consciousness

Want to improve your health? <b>Change your diet!</b> This message is slowly permeating mainstream society, but has yet to convince fast-food lovers and …

Strength training for distance runners: Core and lower body conditioning plan

Whether you're gearing up to conquer your first marathon, or simply looking to improve your speed on the track, you're going to need a solid strength …

Before and after: Polishing the Apple Watch

Like any stainless steel jewellery the Apple Watch will collect scratches over time. Here's how to remove those scratches without damaging the watch itself.<p>Just two weeks into wearing the Apple Watch, and my timepiece was smothered with micro-scratches.<p>Like any piece of stainless steel jewelry, …

Apple Watch

These Sky-High Popovers Might Make You Believe in Magic

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today: Need a little magic in your life? Make popovers.</i><p>The first time I saw a popover, …

Time I

How to Taper Correctly

Whether it's your first or sixth marathon, there are dos and don'ts to tapering.<p><i>Hi Susan-</i><p><i>I’m about to run my sixth marathon but I still have questions about tapering. I usually go to the gym for weight training twice a week. Should I keep doing this up until the week of the race? What about cycling</i> …

The 30-20-10 Run Workout

<i>Regular fartlek-style workouts can up your performance while decreasing training time.</i><p>When it comes to improving running fitness, every workout has …

7 Common Houseplant Afflictions & How to Cure Them All

As with all living things, even the hardiest plants require care, and strategies can vary quite a bit. As a new plant parent you have to get to know your plant: how tough it is or isn't, how much water it really craves, and if it prefers classical music or a perhaps an 80s throwback (or maybe …

Plants

You Should Take Kindle's Last Rival Seriously

We're almost at a point where the Kindle name is, like Kleenex to tissues, interchangeable with <i>e-reader</i>. That's fair; it was among the first in the …

Automatic: Your Smart Driving Assistant on Your Smartphone [Sponsor] – MacStories

There’s a mountain of data inside your car waiting to be unleashed, and all you have to do is plug in a quick little connector and download a mobile application.<p>Automatic is a smart driving assistant that plugs into your car's data port and lets you connect your smartphone (either iPhone or …

Free Shipping

1 Jar of Peanut Sauce, 5 Meals

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples -- or your seasonal produce -- every which way.</i><p><i>Today: These five recipes from Becky of The Vintage Mixer will make you go (pea)nuts</i> …

Chicken Breast

The Five Mother Sauces Every Cook Should Know

<i>We partnered with Jet.com so you can browse their (digital) shelves while you're searching for ingredients or supplies. (Seriously, they have everything!) Get almost every ingredient for this recipe here.</i><p>In the 19th century, Marie-Antoine Carême anointed Béchamel, Velouté, Espagnole, and tomato …

Cooking

30 Day Plank Challenge - Build Core Strength in 30 Days

Build core strength, improve stability and posture with this 30 Day Plank Challenge. Improving your core strength not only is good for your …

A List of 12 Best Strength Training Exercises for Runners

10-minute strength training routine for runners to build a stronger body that is less prone to injuries.<p>As a runner, you need a strong lower body and …

A Brief History of User Interface – MacStories

Every day, people all over the world are clicking, tapping, typing, and touching and dragging things on glass screens. Our ability to use all this fancy technology with ease didn’t happen overnight. So how did we end up here?<p>I enjoyed Dave Wiskus' video on the history of user interfaces and how we …

Multi-Touch

My Must-Have iPad Apps, 2014 Edition – MacStories

<i>For the past four years, I've been running a series called My Must-Have Apps that, once a year, collects all the apps I find indispensable to get work done on my iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Considering changes to my daily life and workflow, this year will only feature my must-have iPad and iPhone apps.</i> …

Apps

Workflow: Convert Spreadsheets to MultiMarkdown Tables – MacStories

This is a proof of concept that I put together out of curiosity today, and it'll likely break for some documents or Microsoft Excel, but it's been working well for me, and I thought I'd share it.<p>I created a workflow that converts colums/rows copied from spreadsheets in Numbers and Google Sheets to …

Apps

My Must-Have iPhone Apps, 2014 Edition – MacStories

<i>For the past four years, I’ve been running a series called My Must-Have Apps that, once a year, collects all the apps I find indispensable to get work done on my iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Considering changes to my daily life and workflow, this year only features my must-have iPad and iPhone apps.</i><p>The …

Apps