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9 Amazing, Free Shows You Can Watch Right Now on YouTube

Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu might be dominating the streaming wars, but never discount the original streaming site: YouTube. The video-sharing platform …

TV

How to Create a Killer Multiple Exposure in Photoshop

<i>Piotr Skoczylas is a London-based surreal portrait photographer whose multiple exposures have absolutely blown us away. As soon as we found his work,</i> …

Tutorials

The World’s Best Rally Car, the Lancia Delta HF Integrale

Unlike the Audi Quattro, you won’t see a Lancia used in any car commercials to promote a new sedan, and it likely hasn’t graced any teen car fan …

Audi

Pure Shores With Kahili Blundell & Yume Magazine [NSFW]

When Aussie UFC octagon girl Kahili Blundell isn’t working for the bright lights of Vegas, she can be found back home on the white sandy shores of …

The power of introverts

In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert. But, as Susan Cain …

Bike Fit: How to Set Your Bike Seat Height

Boost comfort and power by dialing in the perfect seat position on your bike<p><b>STEP 1</b><p><b>Set cleats</b><br>Slip on your shoes, run masking tape along the instep, and mark it at the widest point of your foot. "Align the middle of the cleat with that line, or up to 2 centimeters behind it", says fitter Paraic …

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 …

'Tron' designer creates a real-world superbike

Lotus has a new superbike called the C-01. Designed by Daniel Simon, whose work you'll know from <i>Tron: Legacy</i>, <i>Oblivion</i>, and <i>Captain America</i>, the bike balances the Lotus form of old with a decidedly modern finish.<p>Although Simon is better known for his concept work, and the C-01 certainly looks like a …

The High Art of Ramen in Tokyo

When someone mentions ramen, you probably think of those store-bought dried noodles you bring to life with boiling water and a packet of spices.<p>In <b>Tokyo</b>, ramen noodle soup is not fast food; it’s an art form.<p>Complexly flavored, the perfect bowl of ramen combines clear broth with wheat noodles, slices …

Japan

Kurt Cobain Lists His 50 Favorite Albums: Features LPs by David Bowie, Public Enemy & More

Circulating ‘round the internet recently is, wouldn’t you know it, yet another famous list of favorites. But it's not a “listicle,” I’d say, one of …

Kurt Cobain

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

Books

Training And Racing With Whole Foods

<i>Is that a banana in your jersey?</i><p>Many triathletes generally avoid the junk—no processed foods, no simple sugars, just good whole foods—in their daily …

Identify And Conquer Your Swim Weakness

<i>The sooner you identify your specific downfall as a swimmer, the faster you’ll be out of the open water and onto your bike. Pick which swimmer best</i> …

One-Hour Workout: Trainer Speed Pyramid

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 mins (or less!).</i><p>This week’s bike workout comes from exercise …

The Nazi Anatomists

<i>This piece from 2013 is heartbreaking, sensitive, and beautiful, full of deep research that animates its strong moral argument. It’s a work that</i> …

Oops, You Just Hired the Wrong Hitman

Say you want someone, you know, eliminated —a lover, a business partner, a mother-in-law. There are guys out there who will do that. For a price. Then there's another kind of guy. A guy who looks and acts just like a regular hit man. Prison tats, do-rag. But instead of doing the job, he turns sides …

Crime

RIP Buttons Kaluhiokalani

Revered for his smooth yet eccentric style, Buttons set new standards for progressive surfing. Photo: Maassen<p>It's with a heavy heart that we write …

Aquatic Sports

One-Hour Workout: Short-Course Trainer Session

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different workout you can complete in 60 mins (or less!).</i><p>This week’s workout comes from Heather Leiggi, a USAT Level I …

One-Hour Workout: Your Own Mini Kona At The Gym

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different workout you can complete in 60 mins (or less!).</i><p>This week’s gym workout is inspired by Saturday’s 35th annual …