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Benchmade Mini Crooked River

Benchmade have introduced a scaled down and more EDC-friendly version of their original Crooked River hunting knife. Featuring the same traditional …

Amazon

Brava Smart Oven

Meet Brava, the world’s fastest oven. The elegant smart oven cooks food twice as fast as conventional ovens, it comes equipped with Pure Light …

Methodology

A backlighting kit for your TV is exactly what movie night has been missing

From sophisticated sound systems to expensive TVs, there are a million ways you can turn your living room into your ideal home theatre. If you're …

Living Rooms

The 8 Best Headlamps for Any Adventure

Keeping your hands free while lighting the trail on your next outdoor adventure is a must. And while that flashlight duct taped to your head might be …

Rechargeable Batteries

Vivobarefoot Swimrun

Vivobarefoot design shoes based on the simple principle that being barefoot is the healthiest way for you and your feet to be, their ultra thin …

Wetsuits

Minim Micro House

DIY lovers rejoice, this is the ultimate handyman project, building your own house! The Minim Micro House plans are available for purchase ($495) and …

Tiny House Movement

5 Essential Colognes That'll Always Be in Style

You need a good scent—and you can't go wrong with any of these.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>Style is more than the clothes on your back or the watch on your wrist—it's how you present yourself. …

Today in Gear: An Automatic Knife You Can Carry Every Day, a Stunning Land Cruiser Pickup and More

<b>Can an Automatic Knife Make Good Everyday Carry?</b><br>There’s something <i>satisfying</i> about flipping the switch on an automatic knife and watching the blade …

Ultra Bloom Adventure Shoe

Finisterre, are a clothing brand committed to designing innovative products for cold water surfers around the world. Together with minimalist running …

Budget-conscious camper gets you van life for $60K

Price includes both a new van and the conversion<p>The current popularity of camper vans can’t be overstated. There are months-long waiting lists for popular models like the 4x4 Mercedes Sprinter, and new van conversion companies popping up every week. But two factors make fancy adventure vans out of …

Everdure Cube Portable Grill

Everdure Cube is an elegant BBQ grill designed and developed by Heston Blumenthal, one of the world’s top chefs. The portable grill is designed for …

Tipoon Expandable Trailer

Tipoon is a modular, mobile, lightweight camper that grows to 3 times its size at the push of a button! The sleek trailer tows at roughly vehicle …

You Should Get an Electronic Leak Sensor

Leave them by your water heater, your kitchen sink, or anywhere else you’d prefer to keep dry.<p>What's worse than a water leak? A water leak you don't know about that keeps getting worse, unbeknownst to you. Affordable, Wi-Fi equipped leak monitors allow you to plug in a sensor around your washing …

Cabinscape

Ready to get away from it all? Craving an off-the-grid escape? Cabinspace lets you rent a eco-friendly cabin for a weekend getaway in the wilderness. …

The Best Plates Will Make You Feel Like an Actual Adult

Year and Day's dinnerware is nice enough to make a stack of Triscuits look like a meal—without being too spendy.<p>Year & Day Plate Set<p>> $52 for a set of 4, buy now at Year & Day<p>In the hierarchy of essential home furnishings, dinnerware falls somewhere between a couch and a spiralizer. Sure, plates …

Ceramics

Hydrapak Expedition 8L Bottle

The award-winning HydraPak Expedition 8L holds more than 2 gallons of water, and when empty, packs down to nearly nothing at all. When you´re setting …

This Beautiful Power Adapter is the Perfect Gift for International Travelers

Traveling with your own set of international power adapters is a power move. And, really, it’s a no-brainer for globetrotters. If you’re in the …

Arara Battery-Free Bike Lights

The Arara Battery-Free Bike Lights are surely a cool add-on to your bike, it is also an important safety device for riders and its most important …

A day on the Gold Line: See an artsy, hip side of LA

Dionne Warwick called Los Angeles a great big freeway, while John Lennon called the city a big parking lot. Daily gridlock remains the norm in this sprawling behemoth, an ever-improving public transit system means exploring the city with just a TAP card is actually easier than you may think.<p>While …

This Sound-Reactive LED Mask Is Trippy As Hell

You've never attended a concert before wearing an illuminated Obama-inspired mask able to convert sound waves into programmed patterns of light.<p>Let's …

Entrepreneurship

Forget Iceland — these are the 10 places around the world everyone will be visiting in 2018, according to travelers

We're barely into 2018, but travelers are already chiming in on this year's newest travel hotspots.<p>TripAdvisor recently released its annual list of global travel destinations on the rise, and this year's list includes gems from Croatia to Kenya.<p>TripAdvisor based its rankings on year-to-year …

The 60 greatest train journeys for 2018

The best train journey I’ve ever done? Tricky. In terms of sheer pinch-me-is-this-for-real wow-factor, it has to be the Trans-Mongolian, a journey of truly epic proportions. In my case it involved four days of travelling between Moscow and Lake Baikal on the traditional Trans-Siberian before …

Following the foodie trail in Fez, Morocco's culinary capital

Moroccan cuisine is a cultural melting pot, and Fassi flavours originated in the <i>funduqs</i> (ancient inns used by travelling merchants), where numerous nationalities crossed paths. The Berber influence is found in staples like couscous, Arabs brought dried fruit and spices, and the French left a cafe …

Where to Go in 2018

Plenty of cities are always worth a visit. But when destinations are in the midst of an evolution—bursting with new, standard-setting hotels and …

The US has reached the last stage before collapse

In <i>The History of the Decline and Fall of The Roman Empire</i>, Edward Gibbon luridly evokes the Rome of 408 A.D., when the armies of the Goths prepared to descend upon the city.<p>The marks of imperial decadence appeared not only in grotesque displays of public opulence and waste, but also in the collapse …

goTenna Mesh

When traveling off the grid, network coverage or internet access are most of the times inexistent. goTenna Mesh fills this gap with its …

Routers

Wolaco Compression Shorts

Most people like to jam out to music while they train, but keeping a phone secure without bouncing around with your every movement is cumbersome and …

Clothing

This Is the Last Chocolate Cookie Recipe You'll Ever Need

(Image credit: Leela Cyd)<p>If your ideal cookie has thin, crispy edges that enclose a thick, fudgy middle with just a touch of chewiness in between, …

12 Elegant Gifts for the Style Maven

12.08.17<p>08:00 am<p>For those who approach everything—from making coffee to telling time—with panache.<p>Norton<p>Core<p>Price$280<p>It's easy to mistake this Wi-Fi …

Lowepro GearUp Organizers

Simplify and organize the way you carry your gear with the new GearUp Series by Lowepro. Designed for small accessories, the pouches and cases are …