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8 Cooling Towels That Work Like Magic to Help You Beat the Heat

Throw one in your pack to provide relief during and after a long, hot ride.<p>1 of 8<p>Mission Enduracool Towel<p>$10.48<p>This high-quality towel begins to cool the second it touches water. It’s chemical-free, and it can be machine-washed. Bring it along on a hot, sunny day, whether you’re out for a ride or …

Serena Williams

14 Gifts for the Bicycle Obsessed Cyclist in Your Life

13. Brompton folding bike<p>City dwellers and urban commuters take note: your perfect bicycle has been manufactured and refined in London since the …

Commuting

Men's cycling kit – the ultimate guide to the best performance bib-shorts, jerseys and socks for summer 2018

Whether you are a club rider, a keen amateur or are just feeling inspired to get out on your bike after watching the professionals – and following their exploits here – then you may just be in the market for some new cycling kit.<p>Having put 1,000s of kilometres into the legs over the last few months …

Tour de France

19 Summer Salads to Serve as a Main Course

Now that summer is in gear, I'm all about salads. I'm not talking side dishes—this is the season to make whole meals out of salad. A summertime dinner salad should be light and refreshing, but also filling. Greens can fit the bill if they're bulked up with ingredients like tofu and eggs, but I find …

6 Healthy Frozen Foods That Are Actually OK For You

Don't sleep on the frozen foods aisle.<p>The frozen aisle in the grocery store gets no love. People often feel that if food isn't fresh, it’s no good. We also often hear that frozen food has too many preservatives to be healthy. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. There are many incredibly …

Hands off my data! 15 more default privacy settings you should change on your TV, cellphone plan, LinkedIn and more.

It’s not just Google and Facebook that are spying on you.<p>Your TV, your cellphone provider and even your LinkedIn account have side hustles in your data. But, in many cases, you can opt out — if you know where to look.<p>I dug into a bunch of popular products and services you might not think of as data …

New Jersey

Korean Hot Wings Recipe

"Finger-licking good, Korean-style hot wings made easy and simple. The sauce can be made up to two weeks ahead of time; flavor will …

Thomasina Miers’ recipe for balsamic braised onion tart with blue cheese

My first job in food was at a deli on Great Portland Street in London. Adjoining it was a bakery where, every afternoon, chef Angus would make puff pastry for the following day’s croissants, some filled with gruyere cheese, others homemade almond paste or Valhrona chocolate. Sadly, I have neither …

Blue Cheese

A Slow Cooker Steak Burrito Bowl That's Better than Chipotle

<b>Drain the tomatoes.</b> Drain the tomatoes into a 3 1/2- to 4 1/2-quart slow cooker, pressing to extract as much liquid as possible.<p><b>Make the salsa.</b> …

This ‘Secret Code’ Shows if Your Nikon Gear is Refurbished

If you’re ever buying a Nikon camera or lens and the seller tells you they purchased it brand new, there’s a very easy way to see at a glance whether …

Cameras

So you’re surrounded by idiots. Guess who the real jerk is – Eric Schwitzgebel

Picture the world through the eyes of the jerk. The line of people in the post office is a mass of unimportant fools; it’s a felt injustice that you …

Self-help

New Guidelines Redefine Birth Years for Millennials, Gen-X, and 'Post-Millennials'

You hear about Millennials, Generation X, and the Baby Boomers all the time, but it’s not always clear who’s a part of these groups. In fact, all of …

Scientists think they’ve discovered a fourth type of human fuel beyond carbs, fat, and protein — and it could have key health implications

One swig of the stuff and I'd had enough. The colorless, odorless liquid tasted like nail polish remover — but I was told it offered unparalleled benefits for my body, so I chugged away, if somewhat skeptically.<p>The small plastic bottle contained pure ketone ester, a substance that a team of …

This Steak Dinner is The Easiest, Best-Looking Meal You’ll Cook All Week

I don’t have a significant other, but if i did, I would cook them this for every special occasion under the sun. In the meantime, I guess this means …

This Ultra-Slim Bike Lock Got a Redesign, and Now It’s Nearly Perfect

Riding around with a bike lock is cumbersome — particularly if you’re on a road bike in a cycling kit. The Ottolock solves that problem. The Ottolock …

Ten Books to Read in 2018

We asked writers, editors, and booksellers to tell us about a few books they felt deserved more recognition last year. Here are their 10</b> …

Southerners Know This is The Secret Ingredient for Amazing Chocolate Cake

Whether you’re a fan of Duke’s, Blue Plate, or Hellman’s, there’s no question that mayonnaise is an essential pantry staple in the South. It’s a key …

11spd: This week's best new bikes and bits

This week we've dived headlong back into pro cycling with tech coverage from the Tour Down Under, including a first peek at a new Specialized power …

The 25 best Chicago attractions

1<p>Attractions, Parks and gardens<p>Millennium Parkicon-chevron-right<p><b>What is it?</b> This 24.5-acre section of Chicago’s front yard is one of the most popular …

Ice Age

​ Smash Goals With This Strength-Straining Plan for Cyclists

It’s time to get seriously unstuck. Last year, when strength coach Jacques Devore introduced his radical training program, <i>Maximum Overload for Cyclists</i>, the book became an instant hit with thousands of riders looking to get stronger, leaner, and faster with less training time. These four success …

Physiotherapy

10 Best Car-Free Bike Paths in the USA

Why take just the lane when you can take the whole road? Pedal blissfully through stunning scenery on these car-free roads, lanes, and bike …

January 2018 Recommend Reading for Serious Photographers

From how-to guides to retrospectives on famous photographers to collections of iconic images, there's plenty of photography books to explore.But just …

Why Serious Cooks Use Carbon Steel Knives

I've been living in a stainless-steel closet, and today is the day I come out. <i>I love carbon-steel knives.</i><p>I've been quietly in love with them for a long time, and after a lot of thought, I've decided that it's time to share it with the world. The carbon-steel knife you see pictured above? Well, I'd …

For the Wispiest, Crispiest Deep-Fried Crusts, Grab the Vodka

Deep-fried food is best eaten right out of the fryer, which is why you should generally eat tempura or fries at a restaurant or at home—getting deep-fried items to go or delivered usually means you'll be eating soggy fries, mushy tempura, and fried chicken that's had its once-crispy coating steamed …

Food & Dining

Dumbkirk

You know what you never read about?<br>You never read about Binny's Beverage Depot managers who, after working at Binny's for, say, 11 years, suddenly …

Humans probably won't ever live forever — and new genetic discoveries might explain why

There's a limit to the human lifespan and physical abilities, and a multidisciplinary team of researchers say that we may have already reached this threshold. Sadly, it's one that we may not be able to exceed. Indeed, signs point to a plateau in maximum genetic and biological limits for a person's …

The Food Lab: How to Make a Gooey Apple Pie

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Sometimes it's easy to dismiss that haunting feeling that your opinions are merely opinions and not, as you previously believed, facts. Those Beatles haters? They're the cynical, miserable sods, right? It's not the band that's the problem. Someone doesn't like …

Baking

The Best Pumpkin Pie Is Squash Pie

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>For hundreds of years, Americans have been making squash pie and calling it "pumpkin" for the poetry of its name. I won't rehash a complicated story that's more thoroughly explained in my book, but the short story is this: that pie purée you're buying in cans? …

Meet Masabacha, the "Deconstructed Hummus" You Can Make Your Own

Several weeks ago, my wife brought home some dinner she'd picked up from a Middle Eastern restaurant on her way from work. I tore open one of the aluminum trays and took a spoonful of its contents, an unrecognizable mishmash of chickpeas in a custardy sauce.<p>"What's this?" I asked.<p>"I think it's …