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How to Pick Better Cheese for Every Occasion

On a rutted-out, unmarked dirt road deep in the hills of Greensboro, Vermont, there are more cows than humans. Tenfold. This is the world of small …

Three Ways to Roll Up Your Sleeves

Even with something as simple as rolling up your sleeves, it’s good to have a few extra options. Three rolls — the Casual, the Basic and the Italian …

15 Words You Need to Eliminate From Your Vocabulary

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Literature

Nat Geo Launched a Free Website for Printing Detailed Topographical Maps

The folks at <i>National Geographic</i> just did a solid favor for all the adventurous outdoor photographers out there. They put every US Geological Survey …

High School Without Classes

Bronx Arena High School is engaging its high-need students by eliminating formal classes in favor of self-guided learning.<p>In Evelyn Rebollar’s classroom, a student is listening to music on his phone while typing away on a laptop. Behind him, a classmate is fiddling with a deck of cards. One student …

20 Canadian Brands Every Highsnobiety Reader Should Know

Setting our sights to the Great White North, we take a look at the 20 Canadian brands every Highsnob reader should know.<p>Canada is proving itself more …

38 Vintage Conversation Rules | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The excerpt below comes from a book published in 1875:</i> A Gentleman’s Guide to Etiquette <i>by Cecil B. Hartley. Hartley’s rules may be</i> …

Top 10 yoga retreats in India

India is a dream destination for many yogis, but with so many ashrams and courses, how do you choose wisely? From the hardcore to the boutique, we select 10 of the best places to practise yoga<p>Though this list includes some of the best ashrams, retreats and shalas India has to offer, there are three …

Yoga

The Best iPhone 6 (and 6S) Cases for Every Budget

That iPhone 6s feels nice and sleek in the hand, doesn’t it? And doesn’t it feel good with a dent in the corner and a scratch on the back and — <i>oh,</i> …

8 awesome places in New Mexico you’ve probably never heard of

1. Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge<p>Just five miles south of New Mexico’s largest city lies the Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge. A former …

The Last Samurai In Rare Photos From 1800s

The Meiji Restoration of 1868 took power from the warlords that had been the de facto rulers of Japan and consolidated it under the Emperor Meiji. …

The adidas Climacool Sonic "Solar Red" Is an Affordable Summer Sneaker

Enhanced breathability and comfort in a wallet-friendly package.<p>With the warm season now in full swing, adidas has debuted a decidedly breezy silhouette in the form of the Climacool Sonic. Seen here in a “Solar Red” color scheme, the sleek and affordably-priced running shoe sports the Three …

Your Guide to Spring Vegetables, and How to Cook Them

Ethics aside, the argument for eating local and seasonal food really boils down to taste. A tomato grown in Florida, shipped to New York City, then …

Six Photo Communities For the Serious Photographer

Not every photographer can make it on Instagram; and with the new algorithm added to the news feed it’s going to be even tougher at times. One of the …

Windows Phone

Red Dot Awards: The Best-Designed Electronics and Cameras of 2016

The Red Dot Awards are the design community’s version of the Oscars. And each year, like the Oscars, the best designed products are announced. In the …

Everything You Know About Running Shoes Is Wrong

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for legibility. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p>Way back, at my …

A Stop-by-Stop Guide to a Great Lakes Road Trip

From Issue One of the Gear Patrol Magazine. Free shipping for new subscribers.<p>People imagine a lake as something they can jog around in an hour or …

These Google Nik Collection Video Courses Are Now 100% Free

Last week, Google dropped a bombshell when the company decided to give the Nik Collection of desktop photo editing plugins away for free—no catch, no …

The Sketches That Made Dave Chappelle a Comedy Legend

Believe it or not, but it’s been 12 years since the public was privy to a full season of Dave Chappelle’s groundbreaking sketch comedy show,</i> …

Comedy

How to Poop Like a Samurai | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This a guest post from Will Black.</i><p>So you have started shaving with a safety razor like your handsome granddad and taking James Bond …

How to Create Your Own Travel Sketchbook

Set down the camera, pick up a paintbrush, and create lasting memories.<p>I’ve been sketching my way around the world for five years now, and I can safely say the practice has forever changed me as a traveler. I love how my sketchbook slows me down, throws all of my senses wide open, and paves the way …

Sketching

'Love the party, protect the party': How Xi Jinping is bringing China's media to heel

The Communist party is in a ‘no holds barred’ battle to wrestle absolute control of all media to project a better image of China<p>It was an astonishing admission from one of the Communist party’s key mouthpieces: with China’s economic star fading, its leaders now urgently needed to strengthen their …

The Value Proposition: The NOMOS Tangente

Some watches cost $36,440 and are worth every penny. Other watches, like the Nomos Tangente, cost $2,330 and make you wonder why more companies can’t …

Watches

Visually Satisfying Symmetry of Ornate Hungarian Buildings

Symmetry and architecture go hand in hand, as buildings require that natural balance in everything from layout to design elements. Hungarian artist Zsolt Hlinka explores this concept with his series of perfectly balanced buildings in a series titled <i>Urban Symmetry</i>. The photographer presents a …

A Primer on Pipe Smoking

There was a time and place for men’s accessories like dress hats, walking sticks and pocket watches. In modern America, there’s little place for …

Beginner's Guide to Pipe Smoking | The Art of Manliness

For many societies throughout history, pipe smoking was (and is) a sacred ritual. Men would light their tobacco for various ceremonies including …

5 Expert Tips for Updating Your Resume

Most professionals update their resume frequently. Those who don’t really should. But updating a resume isn’t as trivial as adjusting the number of …

Employment

The Dark Past of Putin’s Media Chief

Mikhail Lesin, the Putin aide just found dead in a hotel in Washington, D.C., was the first to propose Russian state control of the Internet.<p><i>Andrei</i> …

Meet UsBidi, The World’s Most Intelligent Smartphone Charger

When it comes to smartphone chargers, they have become a lot smaller over recent years, but there was not much innovation in the space. UsBidi wants …