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Here's How To Own The 996 Porsche 911 Turbo You Really Want

Everyone loves the Porsche 911. Even my wife, who couldn’t care less about cars, appreciates a Porsche. The only disagreement I’ve ever heard when it …

The 12 Best Automatic Men’s Watches Under $500

Seiko 5 SNK809 Automatic Watch<p>Seiko isn’t just one of the best watchmaking brands from Japan, they’re one of the best in the world. Period. And they …

9 Skyrim Secrets You Probably Didn't Find

Sneaky secrets.<p>Skyrim is a game so massive that you can explore the tundras for days and still not see everything. Even if you’ve slain every dragon, …

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Here's How to Correctly Order Starbucks' Rainbow Drinks

And avoid getting the side-eye from your barista.<p>Even though Starbucks customers are peeved about the upcoming spike in drink prices, the recent additions to the Secret Menu are just too fun to resist. Instagram has exploded with photos of customer-created rainbow drinks — pink, purple, orange, …

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How to Make Your Home Look Expensive

Buying a room full of pricey furniture and accessories does not guarantee that it will look elegant and high-end. And styling a space on a tight budget doesn't mean that it will look cheap. Instead, achieving a rich, refined look is all about adding key pieces and using some styling tricks. Check …

26 grooming and style hacks every guy should know

There are certain things every guy should know about his appearance.<p>From how to match your dress shoes to your suit and how often you should get your hair cut to even how to shave, these tips will make every guy's life a whole lot easier.<p>There's bound to be at least one thing you didn't know.<p><i>Megan</i> …

Ideas & Inspiration for Small Backyards

If you think that having a small backyard means you can't enjoy your outdoor space as much, think again. We've rounded up 9 inspiring spaces and …

How to Wax Your Car

Get in the habit of giving your car a regular wax or polish and you'll thank yourself later.<p>Regular car waxing will improve your vehicle's look and prolong the life span of its paint. Learning how to wax and buff your car properly can save you a bunch of money over time.<p><b>What You'll Need</b><p>You'll need …

22 Supermarket Items You Should Leave on the Shelf (and What to Get Instead)

The best life advice I've ever gotten was from my high school physics teacher. His philosophy? It's <i>okay</i> to be lazy. Good, in fact. You should <i>want</i> to do things the easiest way possible, as that's what's going to drive you toward finding ever-more efficient ways to do them. Of course, the unspoken …

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The 50/15/5 Guide: A simple approach to budgeting

Not sure where to start with budgeting? Take a look at how the 50/15/5 principle could work for you.<p>THE BACKGROUND:<p>A few months ago, I came home from …

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How to make a matcha latte, the healthy new coffee alternative people are obsessed with

Thanks to its many health benefits, matcha tea is a trendy new coffee alternative.<p>Matcha is essentially a finely ground powder made from green tea leaves, and one serving of matcha tea has the nutritional equivalent of 10 cups of regularly brewed green tea, as well as 137 times more …

8 Secrets to the Perfect Brisket

<i>Photo by Richard Dallett.</i><p>Brisket is the <i>summum</i> of Texas barbecue and its popularity extends far beyond the Lone Star State. Food writers and pit masters like to mystify the process, making smoking a brisket sound as difficult as quantum physics.<p>Well, I'm going to let you in on a little secret: …

10 of the best watches to own, according to an expert collector

Well, it is, but hear me out.<p>In what might end up being a new series of articles here on aBlogtoWatch, I'd like to share with our audience the timepieces that we as individual watch lovers and experts would recommend to any new or veteran collector.<p>In fact, I would go so far as to say that no watch …

31 Marvel Tattoos That Will Make You Want To Be A Superhero

With great tattoos come great responsibility.

5 Healthy, Delicious and Low-Calorie Weight Loss Recipes

Cold wintry weather makes us long for comfort foods and chili is one of the most popular. Many people settle for canned or deli chili because they …

Mastering the Old Fashioned, One of the World's Finest Cocktails

Fitz seems like he knows his way around an old fashioned. He should. He’s been a daytime fixture behind the long piece of mahogany at Manhattan’s Old Town Bar on 18th Street for years. I am a little apprehensive mind you; this is hardly a temple to mixology and there are certainly several ways to …

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This amazing secret trick will give any Android phone a huge speed boost

We could spend all day counting all of the things that make Android a great platform, but for real smartphone enthusiasts, the operating system’s …

11 Great Pre-Trip Prep Tips to Start Your Travels off Right

Alexander Graham Bell once said, "Before anything else, preparation is the key to success." I'm pretty sure he wasn't talking about travel but it's apropos nonetheless. It's the little things that you do up front that pave the way to a stress-free experience. While I can't guarantee you won't hit …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

Is it possible to make the perfect cup of coffee at home?

From roasting to grinding, find out how to make your coffee at home taste as good as a barista's<p>Caffeine is the most widely-consumed mind-altering molecule in the world: we cannot get enough of it, and drinking good coffee is our delivery system. But what is it that gives coffee such a hold? It’s …

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

5 Best-Ever Brunch Smoothies

Slurp your way through the weekend.<p>From blueberry to banana, here are five delicious smoothies to make this weekend.<p>This simple recipe is a great way …

Here are some of the best reaction GIFs according to Reddit

Sometimes there's no better way to respond to a story or a comment than with an animated GIF. Specifically, a reaction GIF, which should be no stranger to anyone who's ever spent a significant amount of time in online chat rooms and internet message boards. And out of the millions of GIFs out …

How to Design Your Startup Office for a Productive Workforce

If you look at some of the latest startup offices, there seems to be a competition to who can have the coolest ping pong tables, kitchen, and big TVs displaying real time data. But are they essential to office productivity and culture?<p>We spoke to some of the hottest startups to hear their …

The Ultimate July 4th Drinking Guide

If you're planning an Independence Day party next week, it's time to stock up on drinking supplies. Do you have pitchers? Cups? Coolers and ice buckets? What about recipes? We can help you out when it comes to recipes...<p>Alcohol-Free<p>Alcohol-free refreshments are all too often forgotten, but a little …

Pro/Con Small Plates; Chicken Parts, Ranked

· In Defense of Small Plates [Slate]<br>· The Case Against Small Plates [WaPo]<br>· Chicken Parts, Ranked [Gawker]<br>· "Every Fucking Thing": A Moscow Chef Eats Andalucia [R&K]<br>· Per Se & French Laundry Hike Truffle Prices [Price Hike]<br>· Here's What the In-N-Out 'Monkey Style' Burger Looks Like [Foodbeast]<br>· …