Jan Hovland

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27 Holy Grail Kitchen Gadgets That Live Up To The Hype

Products people swear by to set up a kickass kitchen.

Clear Your DVRs for These Five Can't-Miss New Shows

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>Clear your DVRs and make some room; it’s Fall TV Season! From android cowboys and “He-Man” in real-life, to way too many …

The best cold-brew coffee maker

<i>By Nick Guy & Kevin Purdy</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best things for your home. Read the full article here.</i><p>We looked at nine cold-brew coffee makers, analyzed dozens of at-home brewing methods, made concentrate for more than 200 cups of coffee, and …

A New Cafe (And New Look) For San Francisco's Ritual Coffee

When Ritual Coffee Roasters’ founder Eileen Hassi opened her flagship coffee shop on Valencia Street in San Francisco, in 2005, specialty coffee …

Coffee

RAFINO – World’s First Coffee Sieve System

Editor's Rating<p>4.8?<p>Discovered on 2016-05-09<p>Maximize the flavor of your beans with Rafino, the refined coffee grinds system. Making any and every …

Crowd Funding

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 …

Hedge Coffee: San Francisco's Stylish Mobile Coffee Cart

In San Francisco, it sometimes seems as if one could blindly hurl a rock and hit the storefront of a specialty coffee shop. And yet, in the …

The science behind La Colombe's new draft latte in a can

<b>La Colombe</b> has a not-so-secret weapon fueling its big-time national expansion plans: draft lattes — in a can.<p>On March 1, the ready-to-drink coffee …

Coffee

Fstoppers Reviews the Huion H610 Pro Graphics Tablet

In the retouching world, graphics tablets are pretty much a standard. I don’t know of many retouchers that only use their mouse to get the job done. …

California's secret spaces: Get off the beaten track beyond Los Angeles, San Francisco and Yosemite

It may be better known today than in 1850, when California first joined the US, but much of the Golden State remains untarnished by mass tourism. …

Driving 101: An Unbeatable West Coast Road Trip

Road trips are one of our favorite things, and we've already shared a few great itineraries. The Ultimate West Coast Road Trip Part 1 takes you from …

5 apps for exploring a new city like a local

There are some things everybody knows about New Yorkers. They pay exorbitant rents, they worship pizza and they never hang out in Times Square.<p>But …

9 Great Cold Coffee Drinks in San Francisco

Some of these beverages are old friends and some are new, but they all offer a chilly jolt of the caffeine that San Franciscans crave. Check out these <b>nine cold ones</b>, from nitro-powered coffee to ice cream-laced affogatos. They're not all for purists, but they sure are delicious.<p>Didn't see your fave …

Coffee

The Wheelhouse, Downtown Los Angeles

Tami and Chase Spenst wanted to build a one-stop shop for the everyday bicycle rider. After finding a space in the heart of Los Angeles' creative community, they designed a warm and approachable indoor/outdoor space (with a service center and coffee bar) and filled it with vintage-inspired bicycles …

America's Most Scenic Roads

The T-shirts all say: <i>I survived the road to Hana</i>. It can take more than two and a half hours to travel the 52 miles from Kahului to Hana, as you …

Hiking

The Burpee Workout: Get Fit Fast With This Simple Exercise | The Art of Manliness

When I played football in high school, my offensive line coach had an exercise he liked to use on us for punishment. When we were caught screwing …

Advanced espresso: Five drinks every true espresso lover should know

You’ve had a ristretto, a macchiato, an affogato for dessert, and yes, even a pumpkin spice latte (we won’t tell). But there are some other excellent …

Best Coffee Shops in San Francisco

In a city that runs on technology 24/7, it’s important to stay up and keep up. Whether you’re seeking an exceptional espresso or perfect pour-over, …

How to roast coffee at home

"You can try it out for next to nothing," says Tom Owen of Sweet Maria's.<p><b>Lynne Rossetto Kasper</b>: I want to talk about home coffee roasting. If we want …

America's Best Coffee Bars

It’s been more than two decades since Starbucks started serving designer lattes in Seattle, and America’s obsession with coffee continues to grow as …

18 Clever YouTube Food Hacks to Make You a Smarter, Faster Cook

Perfect poached eggs, softened butter in a flash, and more hacks from the internet.<p>We've learned lots of interesting food hacks (we usually call them...tips) over time, and many of them come from the depths of the internet. Some people fall down the YouTube rabbit hole while watching music videos …

Five Best Personal Finance Books

Money advice is easy to find, but good money advice—advice you can use and take to heart—is trickier. Sure, budgeting and managing money seems easy, …

Personal Finance

Time-Lapse Captures the Mysterious Beauty of Bug-Eating Plants

Time-lapse photographer Chris Field spent 107 days photographing carnivorous plants with two cameras. What resulted is this fascinating look at the …

Springboard: Online Courses to Future Proof Your Career

Future-proof your career.<p>Learn <b>in-demand skills</b> with our online courses.• <b><br>Get mentored</b> by expert industry professionals.• <b><br>Prepare yourself</b> for rewarding …

Employment

Thoughts and Theories on Iced Coffee

As this summer's crazy swelter continues into September, many lovers of great coffee have been turning their attention to iced coffee and espresso …

"Sucking Is the First Step to Being Sorta Good at Something"

Getting good at anything takes a long time and it's usually a pretty arduous process. Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian reminds us that no matter who you …

Young Adult Series Explores Sherlock's Origins

Reading Time: 4 minutes<p>Sherlock Holmes: The Legend Begins is an ongoing young adult series that explores Sherlock’s past. Somehow I missed it when it …

The Bonavita Immersion Dripper Combines the Best of Two Coffee Methods

This new porcelain dripper from Bonavita produces the bold, full-bodied coffee you'd get from a French Press with the convenience and control of …

Coffee

PROMO: The Editor - Retouching with Lightroom, Camera RAW & Photoshop

5 Important Tone Mapping Tips That Will Improve Your HDR

Tone mapping is at the heart of what most people consider to be HDR photography. Although we have a wonderful array of tone mapping software at our …