David Rowe

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Apple’s stunning new Milan store is an elemental masterpiece

Apple is set to add another architectural marvel to its roster of stunning Apple Stores when it opens its new location in Milan, Italy next week.<p>To celebrate the occasion, Apple has released some attractive pictures of the Apple Piazza Liberty — which includes a gorgeous above-ground fountain, …

Jony Ive

Twelve South first to put Apple Watch on your arm

<i>Note: Twelve South does not ship outside of the United States.</i><p>The Apple Watch is an ideal workout partner, but it’s not a good idea to have things around your wrist during certain activities. An Apple Watch armband would be perfect.<p>Now you can wear your Apple Watch on your arm with ActionSleeve …

Smartwatches

Historic Footage of Surfboards Going Rogue

In <i>Unleashed: When Surfboards Roamed</i> <i>Free</i>, the Encyclopedia of Surfing uses archival footage to illustrate the perilous days before surfboard leashes.

8 vitamins and supplements that are a waste of money — and could even be dangerous

Vitamins and minerals are essential to health, but that doesn't mean megadoses will keep you out of the hospital or make you live longer. Some may be harmful. In most cases, it's preferable to get these nutrients from a balanced diet. High doses of certain vitamins and minerals may be appropriate …

Wellness

Plover lets you share files between any devices over Wi-Fi, AirDrop-style

Apple’s AirDrop service is great for beaming files between your iOS and Mac devices over Wi-Fi – but it sadly doesn’t work with other platforms. Thankfully, a bunch of young developers have built a handy tool to make it just as easy to transfer files over your local network, using anything that has …

Apps

10-km Hyperloop planned for Abu Dhabi

Fresh from showing off the first pieces of its first test track in France, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) has announced plans …

The Best Ways to Hydrate, According to Us

Dehydration is a total, potentially dangerous buzzkill. Here’s what our editors drink to make sure it doesn’t strike on the trail and in the office.<p><b>Cusa Premium Instant Tea ($10 for a 10-Pack)</b><p>Sometimes I end up dehydrated because I just forget to drink. But Cusa Premium Instant Tea helps combat …

When the Road's Your Office, This Is the Gear You Need

The office worker tethered to a landline and desktop is giving way to new breed of desk jockey—someone who works on the road at co-working spaces in adventure towns across the country or halfway around the world. For those who’ve been de-cubicled, we’ve rounded up the essentials to make your mobile …

5 Foam Roller Moves to Make You Stronger

Despite a surge in trendy recovery products, the foam roller remains the thing you keep going back to for loosening tight spots, speeding recovery, and increasing range of motion. But the foam roller is almost just as valuable as a strength-building tool, especially when used to enhance exercises …

9 Foods Athletes Should Eat Every Day

“What should I eat?” It’s a loaded question, one that people have been Googling en masse for more than a decade. The specifics of that answer depend on your goals—if you’re trying to shed a few pounds, for example, you’ll need to eat differently than someone trying to ramp up during a training …

This Is Home: Duncan Adams Edit

Faction Skis’ film <i>This Is Home</i> features pro skiers returning to their home mountains for some truly remarkable sessions. This video follows Duncan Adams in Montana, Utah, and Switzerland.

The Gear You Need To Stay In Shape This Year

In 2018, you will lose four inches on your waist and dunk a basketball. You will run a marathon and find your abs again. We all made the resolutions, and if you want to keep them this year, you need to make fitness as easy as possible. Portable gear is a good starting point, so you can take your …

How to Boost Your Microbiome

Scientists are discovering that the microbes living in your digestive system may hold the secrets to improving performance, which is why scientists are investigating just what’s inside athletes’ guts. Want to improve your own microbiotic health? Here’s how.<p><b>So I Just Take Probiotics, Right?</b><p>Er, sort …

Bugatti celebrates as Chiron No. 70 rolls out of the factory doors

Bugatti has just announced that it has completed delivery of its 70th Chiron, a model which entered production in 2016. This number represents almost one-fifth of (supposedly) all Chiron hypercars that will leave the factory in the marque's ancestral home, Molsheim, France.<p>The Chiron was conceived …

The Whole Life Challenge Is Easier Than You Think

Andy Petranek and Michael Stanwyck know fitness. Petranek was a former adventure racer and RedBull Athlete before founding one of the first CrossFit gyms. Soon after, Stanwyck walked in looking for a new type of workout and quickly became CrossFit LA's manager. But while their classes made gym …

To Delay Death, Lift Weights

Trust me, I understand—in theory—that I should be stronger. Yes, I’m an aerobic beast (or an aerobic addict, if you prefer), but I’m not oblivious to the benefits of having a reasonable amount of muscle. When I play the “look, you’re touching the ceiling!” game with my 18-month-old, I’d prefer that …

Gmail's Priority Inbox and this search trick will fix your email headache

There's no shortage of ways to manage your email, but if you use Gmail, here's a one-two punch that'll quickly clean up your inbox.<p>The crux of our …

Trump Is Rapidly Reshaping the Judiciary. Here’s How.

WASHINGTON — In the weeks before Donald J. Trump took office, lawyers joining his administration gathered at a law firm near the Capitol, where Donald F. McGahn II, the soon-to-be White House counsel, filled a white board with a secret battle plan to fill the federal appeals courts with young and …

The Power of the Courts Is Messing Up Politics

AS four newly Senate-approved federal appellate judges move into their chambers seven months after Neil Gorsuch joined the Supreme Court, they may seem to have vindicated conservatives who swallowed their qualms about Donald Trump last year out of a conviction that, whatever his flaws, he would …

For Amazon, The Future Of Alexa Is About The End Of The Smartphone Era

With touch-screen devices like the Echo Show and Echo Spot, Amazon is trying to upend a decade of smartphones, notifications, and apps.<p>Picture a hypothetical future in which Amazon’s Alexa renders your smartphone unnecessary.<p>You tap the “good morning” button on your bedside Echo Spot, and it …

Stop Babying Your Dog

I wrote a review of a grill last week that included a photo of my dog eating a piece of steak. So far, so formulaic. But man, some readers got pissed. Why? Well, he was eating that steak off the tip of a knife.<p>Is that really so bad? I don't think so, but my view of dogs might fall outside of the …

Tony Fadell, Co-inventor of the iPod, Gets Back at Silicon Valley

Tony Fadell is at the Grove, a spectacularly beautiful country estate outside of London. The event is Founders Forum: the ultra ­exclusive …

REI and Patagonia Launch Websites Selling Used Gear

In the future, a large selection of your new gear might be used. At least that’s what REI and Patagonia are pushing for, with two new resale sites: Used Gear Beta, from REI, and Worn Wear, from Patagonia.<p>Everything listed on REI’s used site, which launched this week, came from regional stores that …

Don't Buy a Car. Buy a Pickup Truck.

With headlines on the advent of electric power, autonomous driving, and car sharing dominating automotive news, it’s easy to forget about our day-to-day realities as drivers. And recently it seems that our desire to mitigate our environmental impact and spend less time behind the wheel has caused …

The Homemade Nutrition Bars That Power My Climbs

As a professional athlete, my career depends on a diet of nutritious, whole ingredients. When I do need to satisfy my sweet tooth, though, I opt for non-processed treats, like homemade cookies, made up of ingredients I already have in my pantry. I also need food that’s calorically dense: when I’m …

Oatmeal Is Still the World's Best Performance Breakfast

In a world of green juice and chia seed pudding, this age-old dish is the original, and perhaps most powerful, superfood, especially for athletes competing at the highest levels.<p>“I’ve asked a lot of elite endurance athletes about their breakfast foods, particularly before races, and oatmeal comes …

If college teams were made up only of current NFL alumni, who’d win the national title?

Alabama? FSU? Georgia? LSU? Ohio State? USC?<p>What if all of the NFL players went back to their colleges? Which school would win the national championship?<p>It’s a fun question recently posed by a Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ linebacker who played for LSU.<p>So let’s discuss this.<p>For purposes of this argument, …

The Seven Things You Need to Start Car Camping

Car camping could use some marketing help. I used to be against it on principle because, to me, it conjured up images of overcrowded, noisy campgrounds and smelly pit toilets. Then I realized I just needed to adjust my perspective.<p>Car camping, it turns out, is a gateway drug. And I’m not talking …

iOS 11: How to use the one handed keyboard

Another small feature in iOS 11 that will prove useful for a lot of users is the new option for one handed keyboards. Follow along for how to easily switch between the standard and one handed keyboards and also change the default option.<p>Although it’s faster to use two hands, we all experience times …

How to use the Finder’s powerful bulk renaming tools

Renaming a single file in the Finder isn’t too bad. You can click on its name and type in a new one. But what if you want to rename a whole bunch of files at once? Maybe you want to add the same text to the beginning of every file, or add a number to the end of a folder full of MP3 recording to …