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Buying guide update: The Sony RX100 VI is the best travel camera

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI earned high marks in our recent review and has earned a spot at the top of our Best Cameras for Travel buying guide, …

Cameras

The One Mistake Nearly Everyone Makes When Pan Searing a Steak

Cooking a restaurant-worthy steak on the stovetop should not be a daunting task. Read through these blunders, resolve to avoid them, and you can …

BBQ

The 2 biggest style mistakes men make with their suits, according to a menswear CEO

"I always hated shopping."<p>Colin Hunter is a man who understands the struggles men face when shopping for clothes. That's why he quit his job as a management consultant to open his own menswear company "from the perspective of a customer who hates to shop."<p>Alton Lane is now in its ninth year of …

Men's Fashion

How the Eisenhower box can organize your life

In a typical day, how many things are scribbled on your to-do list? You might have a key deadline for a work project or family commitments to handle. …

Time Management

The Six-Step Guide To Looking After Your Shoes Like A Pro

How to polish shoes correctly, including the right tools for the job, correct polishing techniques and ways to achieve a military shine that you can …

Shoes

What’s the Difference Between German and Japanese Kitchen Knives?

Each kitchen knife serves a distinct purpose. Paring knives and boning knives are used to achieve very different ends, as are bread knives and steak …

Knives

The 10 Best Blacked-Out Watches You Can Buy in 2018

In 1972, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, the grandson of Ferdinand Porsche and designer of the legendary 911, split from the carmaker to start his own …

Watches

Best Sci-Fi Books Of 2018 (So Far)

Reading escapist fiction has never been so necessary<p>There's never been a better time to take some time off from reality and escape into some much-needed sci-fi. 2018 has been a great year for great reads, and luckily we still have 6 more months to go. Here are the 10 books that we've already loved …

Science Fiction

Every Cut of Steak, Ranked by How (Un)Healthy They Are

Red meat isn’t so healthy to start with, but some cuts are significantly worse than othersWe’ve already written about how the meat industry is …

BBQ

What Wearing a $6,000 Rolex For a Month Taught a 24-Year-Old About Wealth and Status

First impressions aren't everything, and infatuation eventually wears off.<p>I was so excited when it arrived. I opened the box and was immediately …

The Best TV Shows On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: July 18th</b><p>There are plenty of good TV series on Netflix (and you can find more with these secret codes). If you’re trying to figure out what to watch next, here’s a great place to start with a look at 60 of the best shows on Netflix right now, ranked (including some of the best Netflix …

Entertainment

Blurred Vision, Burning Eyes: This Is a Lasik Success?

Ever since he had Lasik surgery two years ago, Geobanni Ramirez sees everything in triplicate.<p>The surgery he hoped would improve his vision left the 33-year-old graphic artist struggling with extreme light sensitivity, double vision and visual distortions that create halos around bright objects and …

Ophthalmology

A beginner's guide to buying a watch

Open any catalog, visit any shopping website, step into any jewelry shop, and you'll be presented with a bewildering variety of watches. Big ones, …

Three Signs It's Time To Fire Someone (Even If You Like Them)

One painful aspect of leading is firing people you like. It’s hard for many reasons. The employee may love working with you and for your company. It might be someone you are friends with outside of work. And they might just be a good person who is doing their best. Firing anyone isn’t easy but …

Leadership

The Story Comes First: Where to Start with Story Structure

I’m a discovery writer: my preferred method of storytelling involves as little outlining as possible. I usually like to start with a group of …

Writing

1Password 7 for Mac Launching Today With Redesigned Sidebar, Easier Access to Vaults, and Much More

Following two months of beta testing, AgileBits has announced that 1Password 7 for Mac will be released for all users at some point on Tuesday.<p>The latest version of the popular password manager is a major update with dozens of new features and improvements, including a new dark-themed, collapsible …

How To Make Freezer-Friendly Breakfast Sandwiches — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

I don't think it's <i>too</i> extreme to say that this whole concept of freezable breakfast sandwiches has changed my world. Or at least my mornings. …

Everything You Need to Know About Grass Block Pavers

Joni Mitchell wasn’t kidding when she said you could wreck paradise with a parking lot. You can damage it with a driveway, too, especially the …

Great games for your nongaming laptop

Moleskine Pen+ Ellipse Is The Notetaking System You Didn't Know You Needed

Try as we might, we can’t ditch pen and paper for taking notes. Sure, there are plenty of supremely awesome note apps on the Apple Store. Bear just received a 1.5 update that adds fun organization bits like tag icons, better note searching, and a lickably crisp dark theme just for OLED screens …

Note-Taking

What are 10 habits that are good for a person to get into?

These are my Top 10 habits I’ve developed over the last 33 years after studying entrepreneurs, executives from Fortune 1000 companies and my own …

How to choose a suit which will see you through work and play for a decade or more

Double or single breasted? Two- or three-piece? Flannel or cashmere? Dressing appropriately for the office can be a minefield. Huntsman’s Head …

Men's Fashion

The Complete Guide To Bespoke Suits

Bespoke, like luxury, is a word that is often abused, misused to give something that is neither ‘bespoke’ nor ‘luxury’ a gloss of sophistication or …

Men's Fashion

"Westworld" Season 1 Recap

"The maze wasn't meant for you."<p><i>Fair warning: If you haven't watched Westworld Season 1, then don't read the following post unless you want all the plot spoilers.</i>

The Ridiculous Saga Of Lance Armstrong, The Cheater Who Became An Enemy Of The State

It was more than five years ago when Lance Armstrong went on <i>Oprah</i>, looked her in the eye, and admitted to the world that his iconic comeback story …

This is how to sleep better: 5 secrets from neuroscience

I’ll bet you’re not getting enough sleep. Honestly, I’m kind of cheating — it’s a pretty safe bet.<p>Two-thirds of adults throughout all developed …

UC Berkeley

AirPort Express gets Air Play 2 support for whole-house audio

Air Play 2 in the first beta of iOS 11.4 lets users add AirPort Express base stations as speakers. Sort of. This could become a relatively inexpensive option for whole-house audio.<p>What makes this move surprising is that Apple hasn’t updated the AirPort Express since 2013. That said, the wireless …

AirPlay

20 Things Every Man Should Have In His Wardrobe

The essential building blocks of your personal style<p>The list of basic essentials that should constitute the wardrobe of every stylish man is not particularly long. From simple (yet high quality) shirts to perfectly cut chinos, to the one suit you have no excuse not to own; here, we've selected the …

Granite Is No Longer the Most Popular Countertop—Here’s What Designers Think

Engineered quartz is the new king of the kitchen.<p>If you’re thinking about renovating your kitchen in 2018, you may want to rethink that marble …

Notepad+ Pro by Apalon Apps

Fully optimized for iPad Pro and Apple Pencil!<p>Notepad+ is pen and paper right on your iPad exactly when you need them. Take notes, draw, make …

Apps