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7 Places to Rent For the Perfect Roman Holiday

When in Rome...stay in one of these chic vacation rentals.<p>If you love architecture, art, and design (and if you're reading this, there's a good chance you do), then Rome should certainly be on your travel bucket list. There's no denying the Italian capital's world influence—from the majestic ruins …

Miller House

Columbus, Ohio<p>In 1952, the industrialist J. Irwin Miller and his wife, Xenia, commissioned a remarkable modernist triumvirate to create their home in Columbus, Indiana: Eero Saarinen designed the building, Alexander Girard masterminded the interiors, and Dan Kiley handled the landscape …

Badass? This Guy Was the Real-Life Inspiration for Indiana Jones

What would it take to inspire a character like Indiana Jones? Roy Chapman Andrews, the very personification of the swashbuckling gentleman explorer, …

Great Depression

These Books Should Be on Your Summer Reading List

Oh, summer. It’s the season of taking vacations, going to the beach, having picnics in the park, and generally slowing down to savor the warmth and …

How to Fix Up an Old Bike

Bicycling’s designer shares how he restored a broken 1976 Raleigh Sprite into a cool town bike, and gives some tips for buying and restoring vintage or used bicycles<p>It was a Craigslist find.<p>The ad for the used bike—a 1976 Raleigh Sprite—said that it was in perfect working order. Upon checking the …

We are the Keepers of the Cog. In so being, we also maintain the sacred text wherein lie the simple truths of cycling etiquette known as The Rules. It is in our trust to maintain and endorse this list. The Rules lie at the beginning of The Path to La ...

Obey The Rules.<p>Lead by example.<p>It is forbidden for someone familiar with The Rules to knowingly assist another person to breach them.1<p>Guide the …

Giant Escape 1 2014 review

The Escape 1 is a flat bar road bike with commuter spirit. The Escape is lighter and faster than a full-blown commuter bike, but doesn't quite have …

The Tarik Saleh Bike Club Has Thousands of Members and Two Rules

How a joke became a club committed to keeping cycling fun<p>Becoming a member of Tarik Saleh's Bike Club is simple—it’s open to everyone, and membership is marked only by a sweet '90s-esque pin. Plus, there are only two rules to follow: 1) Ride a bike and 2) Don’t be an ass. With requirements as lax …

Pliers | Capt. Harry's Fishing Supply

Choose from over a dozen styles of pliers to fit your needs from Van Staal, Donnmar, Tsunami, Billfisher, Manley, and more!

Tsunamis

95-Year-Old Yogi Believes We Can All Live to Be 130 Years Old

95-year-old yoga master Kazim Grbz believes we can all live to be 130 years old and has some solid advice to help us achieve this. When you first look at the yogi, you'll realize that he most definitely does not look his age. To keep himself looking youthful, Grbz works on maintaining his …

How to Catch Monster Largemouth Bass

Leave the little worms and crankbaits home, because a big postspawn largemouth wants a big postspawn meal. Large swimbaits and giant worms are the …

How to Tie a Bowline

Once across Attikamagen Lake, we began traveling up a series of small connecting creeks, sometimes portaging along winter road blazes. When the …