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The Top 10 Men’s Dress Shirts to Own

#1. The White Poplin/Pinpoint/Twill• <b>Nordstrom Trim Fit Non Iron Dress Shirt – $39.00</b>• <b><br>Amazon “Buttoned Down” No Pocket Dress Shirt – $39</b>• <b><br>The Tie Bar</b> …

Men's Fashion

AW12 Essential: The Pea Coat

September 24, 2012<p>Like it ? Share it:<p>Share it:<p>Autumn is creeping up, and it’s important that we focus on the basics before we start implementing key …

Clothing

All the Things We’ve Learned About the Instant Pot Since Writing About It in 2015

We've been using and writing about the Instant Pot for years now (since 2015!) and man have we learned a lot. Aside from just general usage (<i>what's</i> …

Instant Pot

The best portable SSD

<i>By Justin Krajeski</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After researching 28 external solid-state drives and testing the …

Computer Hardware

Nemo's Ultralight Weatherproof Chogori Tent Goes Up In Seconds

When camping in questionable weather conditions or in the dead of winter, time is a luxury most can’t afford. So when it comes to putting up a …

Backpacking

The Best Carry-On Travel Bags

Baggage fees are for suckers. These five carry-on bags will hold everything you need for a long weekend and still fit in the overhead bin.<p><b>Thule Subterra ($280)</b><p>The Subterra has a sleek design with 36-liters of space that you can make the most of thanks to an internal compression panel that also …

Backpacking

The 10 Best Dress Shoes Under $200

You don't have to spend a lot to look great.<p>Every man should have a great pair of dress shoes (or two). When it comes to looking sharp in a suit, there's nothing that can touch a great shoe. But just because they're necessary doesn't mean you need to shell out—there are plenty of well-priced …

Men's Fashion

Pro Drybag 2.0 extreme sports backpack is waterproof down to 50 meters

We've written before about floating travel bags for the (then) emerging sport of seatrekking, but to our knowledge we've never covered a backpack …

Backpacking

If You Want to Diminish Belly Fat, Eat Any of These 32 Delicious Dinners

If you're one of those people who tend to carry weight in their belly, you can do something about it! While hundreds of crunches aren't exactly the answer, what you put in your mouth is. Certain foods are proven to diminish belly fat, like whole grains, MUFAs like avocado, nuts, seeds, and olive …

Healthy Eating

Richmond, British Columbia: North America's most Chinese city

<b>(CNN) —</b> A trip to eat the world's best dumplings might be shorter than expected for those in North America: Forget Shanghai and head to Richmond, British Columbia, a bustling suburb of Vancouver and the most Chinese city in on the continent .<p>Home to Vancouver International Airport and a short Sky …

CNN

Three Great Watches For Less Than £300

There’s a wonderful anecdote in <i>A Man And His Watch</i>, the new book from Style Council member Mr Matthew Hranek. In short, Mr Bill Murray is at The …

Men's Fashion

Quick-Pickled Vegetables

You can use any thinly shaved or sliced vegetable you like for this recipe. We love quick pickles on sandwiches because they add acidity and crunch. And you don't have to be someone who's "into canning" to make your own. Keep them in the fridge for days and put them on everything.<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup …

Kosher

Only A Certified Genius Can Score Higher Than A 20/25 On This General Knowledge Test

Do you know a lot about a little? Or a little about a lot?

George Eliot

Picture of a Single Atom Wins Science Photo Contest

A remarkable photo of a single atom trapped by electric fields has just been awarded the top prize in a well-known science photography competition. …

Quantum Mechanics

Mysterious snow scenes in Japan – in pictures

Every winter, a train runs across the island of Hokkaido in Japan. Known as the Okhotsk‑no‑Kaze (Wind of Okhotsk), it inspired the name of a series of snow-covered images by Shanghai-based photographer Ying Yin. “Snow is like a frame,” she says. “It can make usual things unusual. These photos show …

Art

Top 10 Best Sleeping Bags for Backpacking for 2018

When you’re on the trail for days at a time your sleeping bag is your lifeline to good rest. Along with your sleeping pad, it’s perhaps the most …

Backpacking

Paul Evans Is The Luxury Footwear Brand Every Man Should Know

Get high-quality footwear for a fraction of the price by cutting out the middleman. Designed in New York, hand-crafted in Italy, it's time to step up …

Shoes

Shrimp Recipes

F&W’s delicious shrimp recipes include terrific salads, the best Po’Boys and great party dishes like Andrew Zimmern’s easy hors d’oeuvres made with …

Cooking

The North Face Geodome 4 Tent

Leveraging the strength of the geodesic dome, the North Face Geodome 4 Tent is a roomy shelter able to handle tough conditions. It sleeps four and …

Travel

Teva Ember Moc

Teva<p>Ember Moc<p>Buy Now $70.00<p>More<p>Sure, you can get away with flip-flops in summer. But in winter, you’ll want full foot coverage and some insulation. …

Clothing

The 5 best vans for your DIY camper conversion

Your #VanLife dreams start here<p>Whether you want to live in a van full-time or just want to use it as a weekend camper, #VanLife helps you get outside and start adventuring. But not everyone can afford pricey custom builds from companies like Outside Van or Sportsmobile, especially when price tags …

RVs

Korean Bulgogi Taco Recipe

Cut off any excess fat from the short ribs then thinly slice the beef and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces. Place in a large bowl or in a plastic …

Recipes

The 5 best apps to start investing with little money

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Acorns<p>Investing can be a confusing and intimidating activity to get involved with. The future payoff is worth it, but first-time investors …

Investing

Edmunds recommends 15 used cars for under $15K

Depreciation may be the bane of new-car buyers, but it's also the reason so many shoppers buy used.<p>We scoured our annual Edmunds New Car Buying Guides from years past to see what cars we loved back in the day can now be had for $15,000 or less. For each vehicle, we've provided a range of years …

Acura

Steamed Ribs with Glutinous Rice (糯米蒸排骨)

Chinese New Year is right around the corner (February 16th this year), and we’re kicking things off with Steamed Ribs with Glutinous Rice (糯米蒸排骨).<p>For …

Food & Dining

Scientists Counted All The Protein Molecules in a Cell And The Answer Really Is 42

This is so perfect.<p>Biologists have served up the answer to the ultimate question of life, the Universe, and everything.<p>That answer, as you may know, …

Biology

Magic Milk Chocolate Mousse Cake Recipe

This milk chocolate mousse cake recipe is so easy and simple to make and the result is a real magic! A perfect weekend dessert! Rich, creamy, and …

Dessert

California Dream Chocolate Cake Recipe

This California dream chocolate cake is the ultimate chocolate experience for every chocolate lover! So rich, moist and incredibly delicious! It is …

Bolognese

Bolognese sauce is an originally Italian, meat-based sauce that is served with pasta. Here, our favorite Bolognese recipes including pappardelle with …

Farmhouse Chicken Casserole is a solution for busy nights

I have a few friends who hate slow cookers. They say the ubiquitous devices produce mushy food.I get that, but used correctly, I think slow cookers …