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Is This the Most Beautiful Ghost Town Ever? Drone Video Captures Chinese Village Reclaimed by Nature

As the shadows of the past loom around what’s left of the overgrown houses and pathways, videographer Joe Nafis has perfectly captured the rare charm …

Abandoned Buildings

5 California Road Trips That'll Make You Fall in Love With the Golden State

Like many born-and-bred Californians, I would choose Joan Didion as my fantasy dinner guest and I feel more at home in my car than pretty much …

Travel

Asher Moss Photography

Dreamy and timeless photographs of fashion and beauty captured by Asher Moss.Asher Moss is a professional photographer who works for a variety of …

Photography

Nissan Rogue Dogue is Ready to Pamper Your Pooch

Crossover gets turned into a rolling dog sanctuary<p>Just a month after Nissan Europe unveiled an X-Trail (the European cousin of the Rogue) that was essentially a haven for dogs, Nissan North America has followed suit with a similar one-off project called the Rogue Dogue. Built in collaboration with …

Pets

Review: Honda Rebel 300 and 500 First Ride

If we were to take a quick poll, undoubtedly we’d find that many of you cut your riding teeth on a Honda Rebel. Thanks to a low seat height, neutral handling and a less than intimidating powerplant, the CMX series became the go-to bike for rider training courses worldwide.<p>Beyond that, since its …

How To Buy A Motorcycle: An Inspection Checklist

<i>Our resident expert mechanic Matt McLeod reveals what he looks for when buying a used motorcycle.</i><p>I take a checklist with me when I look at a used bike. I’m never expecting a secondhand bike to be flawless, but I’m looking for problems—and assessing ‘how much’ it will take me to correct these …

Compress

Traveling to Singapore? The Warehouse Hotel Is the Place to Stay

in Lifestyle, Living, Travel on<p>35 Shares<p>16<p>17<p>2<p>Singapore, a vibrant, lively city has recently become a very popular place for both business and …

Shades of Grey

City Guide: 48 Hours in San Francisco

in Featured, Lifestyle, Travel on<p>5 Shares<p>4<p>1<p>In the mid-1800s it was the gold rush. In the late-1960s it was the summer of love. Now it’s the tech …

A Night at Pod 39 Hotel, NYC

Affordable lodging can be hard to come by in a city where hostels have essentially become illegal, but true to New York, there are plenty of options if you search hard enough. For something a little more reliable than couch-surfing, the Pod Hotel is an upgrade from the European-style hostel that …

Hospitality

MAP's BeeLine bicycle compass guides cyclists with a single arrow

London design studio MAP has created a minimal compass that pairs with a smartphone app to point cyclists through the city (+ slideshow).<p>BeeLine was …

Cycling

Little House Big Terrace by Takuro Yamamoto Architects features an elevated yoga terrace

A pair of large terraces channel through one side of this white house in Tokyo by Takuro Yamamoto Architects, providing residents with an outdoor …

Living Rooms

IFUB installs bespoke black steel fittings in 1930s Art Deco apartment renovation

Munich architecture studio IFUB has overhauled a 1930s apartment in Vienna, uncovering original details like parquet flooring and adding contemporary …

Architecture

These Bluetooth lights turn your bike wheels into turn signals

Safety lights are one of the most important pieces of bicycle equipment, especially if you ride at night or in low-visibility weather conditions. Most look the same -- a large, forward-facing beam under your handlebars and a slim row of red LEDs under the saddle. But Revolights are a little …

Inside the creation of the Microsoft Surface Book

No one saw it coming: The Surface Book, history’s first Microsoft laptop (or notebook, if you prefer). And has there ever been a more apt setting for …

美国基因:美国人从哪里来?

从去年起,我开始陆陆续续地采访一些生活在中国的美国人,收录在《和世界聊聊天》及《美国人怎么看中国》两书中。访谈时,我常常会问几个固定问题:你觉得中国人最看重什么?中国人的核心价值观是什么?中国人有哪些人格特征?<p>这些问题看上去都是常识,也许中国人自己觉得,这不是明摆着的吗?不过实际上,每个受访者都会给 …

Jessica Walsh And Timothy Goodman On Life After “40 Days Of Dating”

A new book chronicles the designers’ viral dating experiment, and the aftermath. We caught up with Walsh and Goodman about love and design.<p>In July 2013, after struggling with opposite relationship problems (fear of commitment vs. love of love), New York-based designer friends Timothy Goodman and …

Relationships

No One Will Know This Lovely Necklace Is a Vibrator

Crave’s Vesper necklace would be a comely accessory even if it weren’t also a vibrator. Yes, that pun was totally intended. But you have to admit, it’s really quite a pretty necklace, internal motor and USB charger or not.<p>Crave, which launched in 2011 as a crowd-funded project, has made a name for …

Jewelry

A User’s Guide to Raising Your New Puppy While Remaining Sort Of Sane

<i>by AnnamarieKathleen</i><p>1. First of all, your puppy is an idiot.<p>2. Give the puppy a name that reminds it every day what an idiot it is. We recommend: …

Dell shows off the UltraSharp 32: a 32-inch Ultra HD display set to arrive in Q4 (eyes-on)

If you're looking to boost the resolution of your workflow, Dell took the opportunity to unleash one such display during the proceedings at SIGGRAPH this week. The UltraSharp 32 is a 32-inch Ultra HD unit that wields a 3,840 x 2,160 IGZO panel sorting 1.07 billion colors. An aluminum stand has …

Stoke

If you’re a follower of Cycle EXIF’s horsepowered older brother, Bike EXIF, you’ll probably enjoy today’s offering twice as much as our usual fare. Canada’s Martin Aveyard has built himself a pedal-powered short-track commuter that’s guaranteed to turn heads.<p>Martin tells the story: “My original …

Motorcycles

RYNO Motors 推RYNO 电动独轮摩托车,最快时速25英里每小时,售价2250磅

http://36kr.com/p/204552.html<p>article<p>英国每日邮报消息,波兰摩托车制造商RYNO Motors 近日推出了一款 RYNO 电动独轮摩托车,最快时速可达 25英里每小时,造型小巧,停靠方便,重57kg,电池可拆卸。一次充电需90分钟,充电免费。

Triumph Scrambler by Ton-Up Garage

Portugal’s Ton-Up Garage has a knack of building practical, stylish customs that work beautifully as daily riders. Their latest build is this 2012 Triumph Scrambler, nicknamed ‘Amazonia’ and commissioned by a client who loves off-roading.<p>“The brief was to build a bike with off-road aesthetics,” …

Electrified Urban Commuter a Reality

The VANMOOF 10 Electrified represents the next leap forward in empowering urban commuters worldwide with an intelligent commuter bike! It takes …

Simple, Smart, and Wearable

First it was the desktop computer, then it was the laptop, and then it was mobile devices. What’s next in the progression? Many speculate the …

Robugtix 推出 T8 3D 打印机械蜘蛛,用 $1,350 美元吓倒朋友吧!(视频)

无论会跑,会跳,还是会飞,仍有大量可怕的立体机械人,世界上没有比 Robugtix 推出的 T8 立体列印八爪蜘蛛更可怕的机械人。这只 T8 蜘蛛不仅有像真度非常高的外形,还采用了 26 个伺服马达驱动,能模仿蜘蛛大部分动作,造出让人颤抖的行为。那八只脚的关节采用的逆向运动引擎皆由背后作处理计算,所以不必是个编码天才,也能完全操控这蜘蛛。因此,我们只需要透过 XBee 的无线模组或其他方法向它进入简单的指令,就能连接并操作它。<p>各组件、控制板伺服装置及打印外观合共以特别订购价 US$1,350 (约 8,280 元人民币)发售,预计会在 9 月底送达,亦可以多付 US$85 (约 521 元人民 …

Suzuki GN400 custom

This 1981 Suzuki GN400 is one of those increasingly rare custom motorcycles that was built for under $1,000—without actually <i>looking like</i> it was built for under $1,000. The donor bike was an old GN400 thumper that old friends Chris Errecart and Adam Bendig found on Craigslist; it wasn’t running, but …

Motorcycles

A Stylish iPhone Case That Shields You From Harmful Radiation

Protective case maker Pong teamed up with Ideo to sleekify their latest products.<p>The effects of cell-phone radiation on our bodies are uncertain. Scientific studies have linked heavy mobile use to changes in brain metabolism, sleep disturbance, and even sperm damage in men. And while those concerns …

iPhone 5

Honda CB750K7 by Wrenchmonkees

This brutal, slammed Honda CB750K7 is Monkee #54, the latest machine to roll out of the legendary Danish workshop. It’s got even more of an apocalyptic feel than most Wrenchmonkees builds, and was commissioned by Timothée, a rider from Paris.<p>“Timothée wanted a custom that didn’t look like an …

Motorcycles