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How do you like your headphone sound: Accurate or bassy?

Sound preferences are always a matter of personal taste, especially when it comes to headphones.<p>Most of the headphones I've tested over the years weren't designed to have a neutral balance of bass, midrange, and treble frequencies. Manufacturers are well aware that most people like bass, and that …

Consumer Tech
Gear & Gadgets

Lost at sea: the man who vanished for 14 months

In November 2012, Salvador Alvarenga went fishing off the coast of Mexico. Two days later, a storm hit and he made a desperate SOS. It was the last anyone heard from him – for 438 days. This is his story<p>As they motored across the lagoon in the Marshall Islands, deep in the middle of the Pacific …

Pacific Ocean

Wild on PS4 is an Open-World Game with Startling Possibility

Earlier this week in Paris, famed game creator Michel Ancel presented the upcoming open world Wild with a deep-set grin. His enthusiasm and passion …

Paris Games Week

Vans Classics Sk8-Hi Del Pato MTE

Californian skatewear meets New England ruggedness to help you prep for the winter.<p>Vans Classics has brought back its MTE design with an updated guise. The new iteration comes in all black, as well as a color-blocked ginger and black version with a clean white midsole. Featuring a suede upper along …

Air Jordan 12 The Master Release Date

The <b>Air Jordan 12 The Master</b> is apart of a two pair pack from Jordan Brand inspired by posters. The pack as a whole is called the Air Jordan Poster …

Mad Max Re-Envisioned: Go-Kart and Paint Ball Insanity Edition

The genius of <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> is that it never loses sight of the renegade spirit that made the first installment of the <i>Mad Max</i> saga such a revelatory work when it debuted in 1979. Working with that same philosophy and distilling it even further, filmmaker Devin Graham, a.k.a. Devin Super Tramp, …

Mad Max

Thirteen Great Driver's Sedans You Totally Forgot About

You need to remember.<p>Since the BMW M3 came around in the 1980s, manufacturers from Mitsubishi to Saab have started to offer their own performance variants of sedans. Some of them were instant legends, a lot of them were great but instantly overlooked. If you want a great driver's sedan but don't …

Alfa Romeo

How VTEC and Variable Valve Timing Systems Work

VTEC sparked an internal-combustion revolution that spread to nearly every brand. Here's how they work.<p>Trademark erosion may not impact the environment, but marketers have noted the lexicographical slide of some brand names into generic labels. Kleenex, Band-Aid, Xerox, and Zamboni (yes, other …

Engineering

25 comic books for nerdy newbies to read first

Every comic book nerd has an origin story, and it starts with opening that first book.<p>There are so many titles with so much history, so it's natural …

Graphic Novels

ZTE Axon now available for purchase from multiple retailers

ZTE is right on time for the Axon’s August 1st expected release date. The phone has only been available for pre-order so far, but today it reaches a new stage as retailers across the internet begin offering it. You can now get yourself a brand new ZTE Axon straight from the manufacturer’s website, …

Mobile Technology

Solar-powered 'treehouse' has 360-degree views, Wi-Fi and beer

The ultimate off-the-grid pad is here and don't worry, it has Wi-Fi, beer and plenty of options for mood lighting.<p>Jono Williams, a plastics engineer …

We Need To Talk About White Culture

African Americans will continue soldiering on in the wake of the Charleston massacre. But if we’re serious about preventing future tragedies, we must …

Charleston Church Shooting

Volkswagen GTI MKV on 20" Vossen VVS-CV3 Concave wheels / Rims

Daily Deals: Bloodborne $40, PlayStation 4 With A Year of PS Plus, Buy Two Get One 3DS Games,

Huge PlayStation and Nintendo deals today.<p>Want more deals? Join the IGN Deals Newsletter.<p>Today's Big Deals<p><b>Bloodborne Is $40</b><p>If you've been holding off …

Shopping

Humans 'will become God-like cyborgs within 200 years'

The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari<p>Wealthy humans are likely become cyborgs within 200 years as they gradually merge with technology like computers and smart phones, a historian has claimed.<p>Yuval Noah Harari, a professor …

The Friend: Love Is Not a Big Enough Word

His wife was just thirty-four. They had two little girls. The cancer was everywhere, and the parts of dying that nobody talks about were about to start. His best friend came to help out for a couple weeks. And he never left.<p><b>Most of September 17, 2012,</b> has evaporated from my mind. I still have a few …

Mind

How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

The Brain

Articles about 6 whimsical kids rooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designing kids rooms can be fun, but it’s always challenging.<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves already.<p>Matt Randall, founder and CEO of Twyla, has launched an online space where consumers are freed from the often "disappointing and...<p>In the face of …

Logging

'Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck': EW review

Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck<p>We gave it an <b>A</b><p>In the opening moments of Brett Morgen’s devastatingly intimate documentary <i>Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck</i>, …

CR Supercars 1968 Ford Mustang Villain: 1968 Returns, New and Much Improved

This restomod fixes the main problem with old cars.<p>There’s nothing wrong with old cars except the fact that they’re old. Bodies rust, suspensions creak, and most engines eventually eat themselves. Ford Mustang specialist Classic Recreations in Yukon, Oklahoma, has a solution—albeit an expensive …

Sports Cars

Kanye West: In His Own Words - PAPER

I know people want to talk about the American Dream, but my dream is a world dream. It's a world in which everyone's main goal would be to help each other. The first thing I told my team on New Year's Day was, "You know, people say bad news travels fast, but this year let's make good news travel …

Time I

Everything You Need to Know About Home Networking

Advertisement<p>Setting up a home network is not as hard as you think it is. In fact, if your Internet Service Provider (ISP) gave you a router when you …

Damn she put the burners on him!! 😂

Xiaomi Mi Note Review: Don’t judge a book by its gorgeous cover

If you are looking for a phone with a gorgeous design and premium feel, but you also have some budgetary limitations and are living in 2014, we have …

Xiaomi

Watch R/C drift kings shred scale-model tires

Upstairs at a Japanese body shop, a gaggle of racers get gloriously sideways with beautifully detailed R/C drift cars.<p>Expertly executed drifting is fantastic to watch at any scale. Most of the time, that involves going to a racetrack and inhaling billowing plumes of vaporized tire during an …

Mountain Biking

I survived a 400-horsepower Toyota Corona wagon

Kevin Harris shoved a turbocharged 1JZ into his Corona wagon. It's fast, terrifying, and completely brilliant.<p>Kevin Harris looks over from the passenger seat of his 1979 Toyota Corona wagon and shouts.<p>"It'll rev to eight grand."<p>The words are half dare. It's not fear that keeps me from sending that …

Toyota

One company is trying to sell a smartwatch that powers phones, tablets, TVs, and more

Near the end of 2013, a company called Neptune came out with a crazy idea: build a playing card deck-sized smartwatch that could run without a smartphone. It accomplished that feat at the expense of being large and ungainly, making Android Wear behemoths like the Moto 360 look svelte by comparison. …

Mockups