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101 Cycling Tips to Completely Transform Your Bike Life

Ride better, get stronger, be happier, go faster, look nicer, stay safer, get fitter, smile wider, and lots more<p>Want to be a better cyclist? Just ride. Every time you turn the pedals, you naturally improve a little. Of course, one well-placed tip, trick, or nugget of wisdom can help you achieve …

14 Musical Acts To Watch in 2014

There’s a lot of music out there and sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. That’s where we come in. From Nashville to Portland to Sweden — we …

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From Nymphomaniac to Stranger By the Lake, is sex in cinema getting too real?

As Lars Von Trier's controversial and explicit sex odyssey opens in cinemas this weekend, we ask actors what they think about being asked to perform in increasingly graphic sex scenes<p>The script, Christophe Paou says, was even more sexually explicit, so the French actor knew what he was getting …

100 Best Albums of the 2000s

100<p>All through the last decade, you'd find a lot of people insisting that the album was dead, a victim of the MP3, the iPod and a la carte …

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Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

Sundance 2014: Whiplash wins jury and audience awards

Drama starring JK Simmons as a sports-coach style drum teacher follows last year's Fruitvale Station in taking both audience and jury prizes<p>• Read the Guardian's review of Whiplash<p>The dramatic story of a drummer who pursues excellence at all costs won top honors at the Sundance film …

Guardian Film Awards: longlist focus - best picture

Last week we launched the inaugural Guardian Film Awards. Starting this week, we take a closer look at the longlist in each category. Today: the best picture nominees<p>• Vote now<p>The Guardian Film Awards were launched last week. Their aim: to act as an antidote to the usual slate of ceremonies. Their …

The Best Home Improvement Websites and Apps

Renovations can be grueling. But a new crop of digital tools helps contain the chaos and keep things sane. See the latest and best home improvement websites and apps to check out or download.<p><b>Websites</b><p>While many social-networking sites are not much more than platforms for chatter, others have evolved …

Beyond Comedy and Drama: Netflix Has 76,897 Unique Microgenres – /Film

Among the <b>Netflix</b> faithful, the service’s hyper-specificity is something of an affectionate joke. Just about any movie database will differentiate …

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5 Smart Home Companies to Watch in 2014

If 2013 was the year smart home became sexy again, 2014 is the year it will go mass market.<p>And while service providers with managed home services are a big part of why smart home is reaching a wider audience, here are some other interesting companies helping to lead the charge in 2014.<p><b>Revolv</b><p>A few …

12 Must-Read Books For Fall

From the true story of a woman's 15 months in captivity to Oprah's Super Soulful Book of the Month, these reads will amaze you.<p><b>Enon by Paul Harding</b><p>Paul Harding’s novel <i>Tinkers</i> won the Pulitzer Prize; its stunning successor, <i>Enon</i> (Random House), only raises the bar. In this strangely beguiling story, …

Inreach Se

inReach SE (Screen Edition) is a satellite communicator from DeLorme, perfect for when hiking in remote regions. The inReach SE can take over from …

Powerpot | Turns Heat Into Power

PowerPot is a product born from a very successful Kickstarter campaign. PowerPot is perfect for backpackers, hunters, and any "no electricity" zone. …

First Look: Bushnell SolarWrap Mini Provides Power In Tiny Package

This summer I tested the Bushnell SolarWrap Mini USB solar charger on backpacking and road trips.<p>Small solar panels are attached to a thin, flexible …

First Look: Vasque Arrowhead UltraDry

Rocky hillsides, slippery snow covered leaves, marshy lowlands and cold temperatures were all part of a long weekend in the mountains as I put the …

Walter White’s sickness mirrors America

“Breaking Bad” strikes such a nerve because Walt’s ills of body and soul are also those of our country<p>It is safe to say that as "Breaking Bad" comes to a close, Vince Gilligan's series is the moment's Best Show In the History of Television. Incredibly, the show isn't even over yet, and it is …

'Breaking Bad' creator Vince Gilligan lines up 'Battle Creek' at CBS

We're less than a week from the conclusion of <i>Breaking Bad</i>, and while the spin-off series <i>Better Call Saul</i> is destined for AMC the creator of Walter White has yet another show moving forward. According to <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i> CBS has placed a series order for <i>Battle Creek</i>, eyeing the 2014 television …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

Bryan Cranston Reveals Walter White's Motives

<i>In anticipation of the Breaking Bad series finale on Sunday, September 29th,</i> Rolling Stone <i>will publish an exclusive interview with a new cast member</i> …

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Rolling Stones Embrace Hometown Crowd in Film Trailer

The Rolling Stones already released their momentous Hyde Park homecoming shows as a live album earlier this year, and now the rockers are taking it …

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Q&A With Yoko Ono: 'John Would've Loved the Computer Age'

"It's still early morning for me," Yoko Ono warns, checking in from her New York studio a little past 10 a.m. No wonder she's a little bleary; she's …

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Gus From 'Breaking Bad' Wants Walt's Head on a Pike

<i>In anticipation of the Breaking Bad series finale on Sunday, September 29th,</i> Rolling Stone <i>will publish an exclusive interview with a new cast member</i> …

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