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How to Buy a Vintage Watch

<i>Last Updated April, 2018.</i><p>A vintage 1966 Rolex GMT-Master is far from perfect. The painted markers may be discolored, cracked or, at the very least, …

The Best Houseplants You (Probably) Won’t Kill

When it comes to indoor plants, men don’t have a reputation for green thumbs. But plant life is important: it can improve your home’s decor and feng …

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The perfect slot car selection from Total 911

25 Nov<p>News<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>With Christmas quickly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about your annual living room grand prix (after all, it …

Netgear’s Arlo is a weatherproof HD camera for keeping tabs on your home

The $349.99 camera system now works inside your home and out<p>Two years ago Netgear bought Avaak, a small company that made tiny wireless security cameras called the Vue. It turned that into the VueZone, an entire system that it sold along with a monthly subscription service for things like storage …

5 Low-Risk Funds for a Volatile Stock Market

Where to find shelter amid a market that has returned to dramatic dives and ascents.<p>On October 15, the Dow Jones industrial average plunged 460 …

How stock market volatility could impact the economy

October 16, 2014 | 2:13 PM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2014/10/16/economy/how-stock-market-volatility-could-impact-economy/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

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Cheap stock market? The reliable chart that says buy

The stock market has been tumbling and one widely followed measure rates shares a bargain<p>British shares are cheap. That is the verdict of two of the most trusted measures of stock market value. And these measures were already flagging a “buy” signal even before the rout of the past six weeks wiped …

The Ultimate Metabolism-Boosting Muscle Builder

Strap in for a workout that's anything but routine<p>Don't let the minimalist design fool you: Suspension trainers like TRX offer distinct advantages over barbells and dumbbells. "They're incredibly portable—if you have access to a door-jamb, tree, or other stable anchor, you have all you need for a …

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley1 day agoView …

10 Surprising Things You Can Clean in Your Dishwasher

The things you didn't know you could put in the dishwasher.<p>Your dishwasher has been holding out on you. Sure, "dishes" are in the name, but this machine can clean so much more.<p><b>1. Kitchen exhaust filter</b>Avoid getting messy, gunky oil buildup on your filter by cleaning it in the dishwasher once a …

13 Fresh Herbs to Use More Often

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: These herbs want to get fresh with you -- let them.</i><p>Basil<br>This herb can elevate even the simplest summer dish; just remember to keep it out of the refrigerator, or else it’ll turn …

A Compact Solar Charger that Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Your morning yoga routine brings you energy to make it through the day.<p>The Solio Sun Powered Charger has its own …

8 Tropical Island Rum Cocktails

Here, eight transporting rum cocktails.<p><i>After a night on the line, most chefs have a go-to drink, from cheap beer to a house bartender’s expert</i> …

How To Choose Sunglasses That Suit - A Men's Essential Guide

Most accessories are optional, but some fall solidly into essential territory. Men’s sunglasses are a must for both your safety and your vanity. A …

3D-Printed Memes Are the Desk Toys of the Future

Turning a meme into a 3D-printed model is no easy task — but that's exactly what 3D model marketplace CGTrader asked people to do in its 3D printing …

Talking Watches: With Eric Singer

When you walk into Eric Singer's Hollywood home, you know right away that he's a watch guy. Immediately you see LeCoultre travel clocks and Heuer …

All of Hollywood is Bleaching Their Teeth This Week—Here's How to Whiten Yours

Sonicare’s charged-up brush is your best bet for scrubbing off surface stains (which can leave teeth much more discolored than you’d think), plus it comes in a sleek black color.<p>"These are inexpensive and very effective. I’ve seen really good results," says Sands. They’re a bit of a time commitment …

How to Make Meatballs | The Art of Manliness

<i>“Utah! Get me TWO!”</i><p>That iconic quote from the cult classic film <i>Point Break</i> reiterates the fact that you can never stop with just one meatball. …

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14 Tips for Quick and Effective Travel Photography

If you are a serious photographer, you are reflecting each and every shot. You are planning it. You are studying the subject from every possible …

10 Best Men's Watches Under $500

At a time when high-tech smartwatches and fitness gadgets are becoming all the rage for your wrists, we will always have a soft spot for the classics …

Prime Lenses vs. Zoom Lenses: Which is Better?

The Two Types of Lenses: Prime and Zoom<p>All lenses can be put into one of two categories, prime and zoom. Prime lenses (35mm, 50mm) have a fixed focal …

Wound for Success: Watches for the Budding Collector

When building anything, one must begin with strong foundation. A watch collection is no different. While anyone, given the choice, would undoubtedly …

8 Common Landscape Photography Mistakes Beginners Make

If you are interested in landscape photography I'm sure you have read lots of “how to improve…” type articles, which are all useful in their own way. …

6 Tips for Mastering Bokeh

Bokeh. There’s that word again. It’s one of the most obsessed-over words in photography, from how to pronounce it to how to “make it.” It often seems …

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Five Tips for First Time DSLR Owners

Canon Rebel with Canon 50mm F/1.8 on the left and Canon 5D with Sigma 85mm F/1.4 on the right<p><i>FACT:</i> A DSLR will not get you better pictures, knowledge …

Understanding Exposure: An Introduction to Photography

Mastering photography is like playing a musical instrument. Anyone can make noise on a piano, but to really make music, it is important to read …

How to Use Leading Lines for Better Compositions

Leading lines refers to a technique of composition where the viewer of your photos attention is drawn to lines that lead to the main subject of the …