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Panerai Introduces New Entry-Level Dive Watches with In-House Movements

This week, the Palexpo facility in Geneva, Switzerland, will become the center of the watch world for the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, …

Honda’s New Accord Is a $30,000 Master Class in Game Theory

The 2018 Honda Accord slept on a Brooklyn snowbank, looking as out of place as a Corgi at the Iditarod. Bigger, fancier beasts surrounded it.<p>From the …

Honda Accord

This Is The Biggest Key to Happiness, According to Science

You don't need to be happy all the time.<p>Over the past two decades, the positive psychology movement has brightened up psychological research with its …

Happiness

Mechanical Watches Almost Disappeared Forever. Here’s How They Didn’t

<i>Originally published by Joe Thompson in two parts on Hodinkee.</i><p>In 1976, with the watch world agog over LEDs, LCDs and quartz analogs, George Daniels, …

Watches

6 Great Business Books to Read in 2018

Want to know what to read in the new year? Here are six books that will help you gain new skills, build better teams... and become an even better you.<p>Want to know about some of the great business books coming out in 2018? I receive tons of advance copies from publishers and authors, and here are …

Bestselling books of 2017: the top 100

While women dominate the charts, it’s been the year of the comeback kings: Philip Pullman, Jamie Oliver, Margaret Atwood …<p>Last year JK Rowling reclaimed the No 1 spot in the bestseller charts by returning from mundane reality to the Potterverse (with the <i>Harry Potter and the Cursed Child</i> …

The 5 best nonfiction books of 2017

<b>1. Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann</b> (Doubleday, $29)<p>Give David Grann's latest a chance to get its hooks in you, and "it will sear your …

The Best Books of 2017, According to Independent Bookstores

Here’s what local bookstore employees loved this year.<p><i>History of Wolves</i>, by Emily Fridlund<p>"A punch to the heart lies at the center of <i>History of …

9 Real Life Fairytale Villages in Europe - Page 4 of 4 - Travel & Pleasure

<b>2. Sintra, Portugal</b><p>Sintra in Portugal will not be called as the capital of Romanticism for nothing. It is an inspiring and historic village that …

European Travel

Destinations that are so magical, they hardly seem real

These seven dreamy destinations make you feel like you’ve stepped straight into a magical fairy tale world.<p>Where to go to escape the stresses of life, the bustle of the workweek and the noise of traffic? To find out, we turned to question-and-answer site Quora, where users have been sharing their …

European Travel

‘A Portrait of the Rolex Middle Sea Race’ by Paul Cayard

Rolex

30 Must-Read Books

1 of 30<p><i>The Great Gatsby,</i> by F. Scott Fitzgerald<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 30<p><i>A House for Mr. Biswas,</i> by V. S. Naipaul<p>3 of 30<p><i>A Tale for the Time Being,</i> by Ruth …

57 Rules For Looking Sharp In A Suit

1. We've said it before and we'll say it again: Fit is everything. Even the world's most expensive suit will look bad if it isn't tailored to the contours of your body.<p>2. Some think button-down collars are for casual wear only, but they can work great with dressier looks as well.<p>3. Polka dots are a …

Men's Fashion

The GQ Guide to Suits

Presenting our exhaustive guide to that wardrobe cornerstone, the suit: the styles you need, the fit you want, and how to put it all together with aplomb

Manolos’ Friday Fit: Navy suit, green knit tie

Manolos’ Friday Fit: Navy suit, green knit tie.

How to Be Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

According to Olivia Fox Cabane, author of <i>The Charisma Myth</i>, there are three components to charisma: Presence, Power, and Warmth. Last week we talked …

25 Totally Mind-Blowing Books Skyrocketing In Popularity

Books have a strange sort of power to completely transform parts of you, even if that transformation is only temporary. You're able to live different …

Books

Here's A Guide To Choosing Which Murakami Book You Should Read First

Ah, the age old literary question: "Which Murakami book should I start with?" I've been asked this question many, many times. Even if you haven't …

Books

The Best Products of 2017: Watches

It was a big year for watches but a bigger year for enthusiasts. Though the numbers pointed to a tough 2016 and early 2017 for the Swiss watch …

The Meaning of Buddhism

Fundamental principles of the Theravada doctrine<p>The teaching founded by the Buddha is known, in English, as Buddhism. It may be asked, who is the Buddha? A Buddha is one who has attained Bodhi; and by Bodhi is meant wisdom, an ideal state of intellectual and ethical perfection which can be achieved …

Spirituality

25 Books Everyone Should Read, According to TED Speakers

Whether you're looking for gift ideas or suggestions for your own reading, TED speakers have you covered.<p>Back in May just after the main TED event, the TED blog rounded up an incredible list of all the titles recommended from the stage this year. It was enough to fill up most people's to-read queue …

5 Watches We’re Obsessing Over Now

As watch lovers and writers at Gear Patrol, we spend our afternoons pitching, researching and writing stories, poring over the new timepieces coming …

Neuroscience Has a Lot To Learn from Buddhism

A scientist and a monk compare notes on meditation, therapy, and their effects on the brain<p>Can training the mind make us more attentive, altruistic, and serene? Can we learn to manage our disturbing emotions in an optimal way? What are the transformations that occur in the brain when we practice …

Meditation

100 Books Amazon Thinks You Should Read Before You Die

If your New Year's resolution is to read more in 2018 but don't know where to start, Amazon editors have got you covered. They've put together a list …

Frederique Constant Classic Carrée

With its rectangular case, Frederique Constant’s new Classic Carrée Automatic offers a vintage-inspired departure from the many classic round watches. Measuring 30.4mm X 33.3mm, the new watch, which debuted earlier this year, is available in rose gold plate or stainless steel, and as its name …

These Are the 61 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

New York Times

These Are the 10 Best Watches You Can Buy Under $500

<i>Last Updated November, 2017. This post has been updated with new picks for 2017. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p>You can get a pretty damn …

The three watches every man should dream of owning, and why | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

As the celebrated writer behind the <i>Post Magazine</i> watch column (stop sniggering), there’s always one question people ask when they meet me in person. …

Vacheron Constantin Revisits Its Archives with New Historiques Models

The Historiques Triple Calendrier 1948 adds another notch in the brand’s vintage-inspired belt.<p>The Vacheron Constantin Historiques collection saw a …

Watches

A Japanese Doctor Who Studied Longevity — And Lived To 105 — Said If You Must Retire, Do It Well After Age 65

He unlocks the keys to a long, healthy life.<p>Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara, credited with building the foundations of Japanese medicine and helping make Japan …