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This Tibetan monk visited India in 1934 and wrote a book about sex that rivals the ‘Kama Sutra’

The book, which Gendun Chopel wrote to make sexual love in Tibet more democratic, has now been translated into English.<p>In 1934, Gendun Chopel, a …

MULE VARIATIONS. The ‘Ruppert’s Ride’ Harley 883 Tracker from Mule Motorcycles

<i>Written by Marlon Slack</i>San Diego’s Mule Motorcycles know exactly what they’re doing. They nearly exclusively produce performance trackers. And not …

Why Gabriel García Márquez’s magical realism is so enduring

The writer would have been 91 years old today.<p>Gabriel García Márquez, whose 91st birthday is the subject of today’s Google Doodle, was an undisputed giant of 20th century literature. He gave the world <i>100 Years of Solitude</i> and <i>Love in the Time of Cholera</i>. He won a Nobel Prize, and after his death in …

Of Wolf and The Past: Ulver Reflects on 20 Years of "Nattens Madrigal"

Twenty years later Ulver tell the full story about the end of their black metal trilogy Continue reading…<br>This is a content summary only. Click on the …

Julian Barnes’s latest novel, The Only Story, is a tale of absolute devastation

Barnes leads the unsuspecting reader into a dark tangle of addiction, violence, abuse, mental disarray and non sequitur.<p>We know, immediately, that …

The 7 Wonders: Football's magic number

The glittering history and challenge of being a seven<p>Philip Zimbardo once conducted a fascinating psychological experiment at Stanford University using 24 undergraduate students, grouped into prison guard and prisoner factions. The experiment was scheduled to last 14 days but after just six days, …

Why It Took So Long to Translate a Dutch Classic

When it was published in 1947, Gerard Reve’s The Evenings was considered shocking for its portrayal of youth in a postwar Netherlands. Now beloved in its home country, the novel is arriving stateside for the first time.<p>The Dutch novelist Gerard Reve led a scandal-filled career. In 1966, he …

Literature

The Essential Buying Guide: Range Rover Classic Two-Door

Reading time: about 10 minutes.<p>4x4<br>• British<br>• Cars<p>Introduction<p>When it was first introduced in 1970 the Range Rover immediately caught the motoring …

Defining the Format: 1971 Moto Guzzi Ambassador - Classic Italian Motorcycles

<b>1971 Moto Guzzi Ambassador</b> <b><br>Claimed power:</b> 60hp @ 6,500rpm <b><br>Top speed:</b> 100mph (period test) <b><br>Engine:</b> 757.5cc air-cooled OHV 90-degree V-twin, 83mm x 70mm …

30 Must-Read Books

<i>The Great Gatsby,</i> by F. Scott Fitzgerald<p>“It’s hard to say what anyone should or shouldn’t read, let alone <i>everyone,</i> but <i>The Great Gatsby</i> is a book I …

2Loud BMW R nineT Scrambler

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>BMW<br>• Custom<br>• Motorcycles<p>The 2Loud BMW R nineT Scrambler<p>Scramblers have skyrocketed in popularity in recent years, they …

Motorcycles

World Cup 2018: The 10 Best Matches of the Group Stage

Another benchmark on the road to World Cup 2018 was reached today, as the draw was released in what was a bizarre ceremony at the Kremlin. We're …

Soccer

2018 Land Rover Defender Price, Redesign, Release date

According to the Automotive News publication, a completely new generation of the legendary off-road vehicle – Land Rover Defender goes on stage …

Land Rover

The Jeep Wrangler JL Has Arrived!

It seems like we’ve been waiting an eternity for Jeep to unveil the latest Wrangler, but up until now, there has only been a torrent of rumors and …

Battery Charging

2017 Super naked of the year: Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 Factory

Aprilia didn’t need to do much to their fiery supernaked to impress us, but as well as tweaking it to meet Euro4 regs this year they’ve improved the …

Northern Italy

Featured Vehicle: Arkonik Defender 110 Ragnarök – Expedition Portal

Moto Guzzi V11 Le Mans Rosso Motorcycle

Most people are more likely to think Mandello del Lario is a new antipasto special at Locanda Veneta rather than the home of Italy's oldest …

Le Mans

PREVIEW 2018

PRODUCTS<p>EICMA 2017<p>PREVIEW 2018: MAIN PIAGGIO GROUP MOTORCYCLES NOVELTIES<p>MOTO GUZZI V85; NEW MOTO GUZZI V7 III VERSIONS: CARBON, ROUGH, MILANO; MOTO …

Aprilia

Indian Scout Bobber Vs Triumph Bonneville Bobber Vs Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs Harley-Davidson Roadster

Indian Motorcycle has launched its most awaited the all-new Indian Scout Bobber at the India Bike Week 2017 for Rs 12,99,000 onwards (ex-showroom …

The "Lord of the Rings" of Chinese literature is finally being translated into English

The world imagined by Chinese writer Jin Yong is one which celebrates loyalty, courage, and the triumph of the individual over a corrupt and authoritarian state—carried out by no less than heroes who fly through trees and deliver deadly blows to their enemies with a single finger.<p>It’s a world …

The Story Of Moto Guzzi V8 - Two Wheel Madness

Arch Motorcycles For 2018

• 143 cubic inch, 2343cc engine<br>• ARCH designed, Suter Industries manufactured CNC machined aluminum single-sided swingarm with carbon fiber cover.<br>• CNC …

Carbon Fiber

Custom Indian Scout FTR1200 honors Wrecking Crew, teases production model

Following a 63-year absence, Indian Motorcycles (IMC) dominated the 2017 American Flat Track Racing season. The Indian factory team earned the …

Motorcycles

Moto Morini celebrates at EICMA 2017

In the new model only its name and rebel appeal are the same: the on/off road Moto Morini Scrambler 1200 presented at Eicma in Milan in its MY2018 …

Motorcycles

LIGHTNING and THUNDER — Electricity vs. Gasoline

The Coolest Four-Wheel Drives of SEMA 2017

After we return from SEMA each year, our friends and families like to ask us the same thing: what was your favorite vehicle? Anyone who has ever been …

Mountain Biking

Review: The 2018 Indian Scout Bobber

On a hot and sweaty July night in downtown Minneapolis, America’s oldest motorcycle manufacturer pulled the wraps off a low slung, blacked out affair. They told us it was mean, badass and stripped down. They told us it was refined from hundreds of drawings. And that it would expand the appeal of …

ART OF DARKNESS. Officine Rossopuro’s Moto Guzzi Griso Cafe-Fighter

When life is good, the money is flowing and you call Monte Carlo home, it’s easy to get caught up in the glitz and glamour of it all. So when the sun …

A Brief History of Military Motorcycles

Reading time: about 13 minutes.<p>eBay<br>• Motorcycles<p>The creation of the first viable motorcycles began in earnest in the early twentieth century, and as is …

World History