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These 40 Inspirational Quotes Picked By Richard Branson Will Move You To Achieve Your Potential

The endlessly entrepreneurial Sir Richard Branson serves as curator of words that will move you to more.<p>Elon Musk is the current media darling for having vision and achieving crazy things.<p>Jeff Bezos has more than his share of bold ideas and Mark Zuckerberg is no slouch in focusing on big things …

Motivation

The best online clothing stores for men

While the image of men having no regard for their style is somewhat outdated, it is true that the act of shopping itself can sometimes be a bit of a chore.<p>This possibly explains why more and more clothes shopping is done online from the comfort of our own homes. As we search for the ideal suits, …

Clothing

Appalachian Trail Winter Gear List: Taylor's Pack

We’re leaving March 19th for our Northbound thru-hike and we’re planning for some cold weather. Below is Taylor’s portion of the gear list we …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Fishing

Here Are the Best Inspirational Quotes for 2018

Another year, and another 365 quotes--the most inspirational things anybody ever said.<p>Want inspirational quotes? Each year for the past several years, I've gathered the best inspirational quotes, one for each of the coming 365 days. Here's our latest installment: the top inspirational quotes for …

Want To Be More Successful Next Week? Remove These 4 Thoughts This Weekend

Establishing the foundation for a successful week requires establishing the foundation for an empowering mindset which starts with removing these 4 thoughts.<p>High performers take advantage of the weekends to separate themselves from the pack by deliberately refocusing and recharging along with …

10 Perfect Gifts for the Outdoor Adventurer in Your Life

Channeling your inner Bear Grylls is essential when finding the perfect Christmas gift for your most adventurous family and friends. Even if hiking …

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, …

Rethinking the Overland Jeep – Expedition Portal

Rights & Freedoms

Straight from the Experts: How to Plan a Disney Vacation on a Budget

Planning a Walt Disney World vacation is hard work. You may think your family has to sacrifice either comfort or activities to save some dough, but …

Ben Saunders on His Hardest Mission Yet

“Dragging heavy things around cold places.” That’s how British polar adventurer Ben Saunders describes his chosen career. Saunders, who set the record for the longest polar journey on foot in 2014 while retracing Robert Falcon Scott’s ill-fated 1912 attempt, is clearly in the right line of …

Meet the first blind rock climber to summit the tallest peak on every continent; video

Summiting the tallest peak on every continent is no small task. As a rock climber, it is certainly a very nice feather in one’s cap. But to do that …

The 10 best songs about the sea

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside<p>There’s nothing quite like being by the sea: the sand between your toes, the salt in the air and the …

​7 Things You Didn’t Know About Tequila

​Why does Patrón earn premium tequila status? We went all the way to Mexico to find out<p>Ah, tequila. You either remember your first shot of the stuff with absolute horror—or don’t remember taking one back at all, because the headache the next day was enough of a memory on its own.<p>When I learned …

4 Steps to Declutter Your Soul and Become a Happier Person

Luckily, more and more people are decluttering their lives, getting more organised, and understanding that we need less of the material things in …

Self-help

Grooming Gifts That Will Make Your Dad Even More Handsome

​Time to share your secrets to looking good and staying young<p>Put down the tie. And the golf club. The best father’s day gifts are a perfect mix of useful and unexpected. If your dad is anything like mine, he loves nice grooming products but won’t always go buy them for himself. That’s where you …

Here's How to Bring a Little Effortless French Style Into Your Life

The 12 essentials every guy should own.<p>From Alain Delon and Serge Gainsbourg to Cristóbal Balenciaga and Hedi Slimane, France has a long history of producing some of the most stylish guys on the planet. And while half of the appeal is that devil-may-care attitude, these 12 essentials certainly …

Men's Fashion

Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free)

Knowledge is power.<p>What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And …

Learning

The Remarkable, Brave, Improbably Long Life Of John Glenn

You can learn a lot from a guy who lives to 95 despite a lifetime of insane risk-taking<p>John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, has died at 95.<p>This is a remarkable feat. Not just because he lived to 95, although that’s difficult enough in today’s world. It’s remarkable because living to …

The 5 Best Motivational Videos of 2016

These short videos will keep you inspired and motivated to make 2017 your best year ever.<p>Every year, I post the five most motivational videos to be posted on YouTube over the past 12 months. Here are my posts for 2015, 2014, and some timeless classics.<p>For 2016, I've focused on videos that will …

Motivation

The best activity shoes for men: Action Packed

I spend a lot of time being active outdoors, so I really value good footwear that’s comfortable, robust and meets the needs of whatever activity I’m doing, from rock climbing to trail running and hiking, to various water sports. There are plenty of good shoes out there to choose from, but here are …

Backpacking

10 reasons to visit Honduras

Gorgeous Honduras has a bit of a public image problem thanks to its oft-reported crime stats, but any visitor will tell you that the situation on the ground couldn’t be more different from what’s heard in the media, and most travelers come back raving about a corner of Central America that is …

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

Motivation

Diadora Makes It Bright

‘To share gifts and honours’, this is the Greek meaning of the word and namesake of the iconic 60 year old Italian running brand; Diadora. Built on …

National Geographic Travel

The Best Secret Streets Around the World

Barcelona<p>Few cities in the world boast more delightful narrow, winding alleyways or secret, hidden squares than Barcelona. Here are the ones you …

Seven Major Archaeological Discoveries of 2015

From sunken treasure to ceremonial bobcat burials, it's time to look back at the year's biggest finds.<p>2015 was a year when archaeology frequently made headlines around the world, but unfortunately, it was all too often for the same terrible reason. This was the year when ISIS (Islamic State) …

Archaeology

Bruce Lee x BAIT x Onitsuka Tiger Corsair "Jeet Kune Do"

One half of BAIT’s nod to Bruce Lee’s 75th birthday.<p>BAIT is celebrating the late Bruce Lee’s 75th birthday with an exclusive collaboration alongside Onitsuka Tiger and now we have a look at the first sneaker from the endeavor. Coming in the form of the classic Corsair (the kicks Lee famously donned …

Shoes

Tony Hawk Skates the First Ever Horizontal Loop

And makes it look like child’s play in the process.<p>Having set many world records over his illustrious skate career, Tony Hawk can now add one more accolade to his list. In this video promoting Sony’s new Action Cam, Hawk’s team constructs a novel horizontal loop ramp into the side of a regular half …

Sony