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No Bungee, No Ratchet: Wraptie Offers Simple, Safe Tiedown for Gear

Stretchy nylon and a whole bunch of double-sided Velcro come together in a tiedown option unlike anything we’ve tried before.<p><b>If you own a truck, you</b> …

Camping

$25 is all it takes to get a mosquito repellent that actually works

There are so many solutions out there that claim to repel mosquitos, but they rarely deliver on the promises they make. But after trying several …

Camping

These Ultra-Jazzy Mixes of 90s Rap Samples Are a Crate-Digger's Dream

DJ Sameed's show on NTS Radio takes listeners on an unaccompanied journey through the smooth, funky samples of A Tribe Called Quest, Mobb Deep, and more.<p>The key M.O. in 90s rap production (especially by New York producers) was to take relaxed dinner jazz and transform it into the bleakest, toughest …

6 Types of Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Whether you’re tying your tent’s rainfly down in a nasty storm, lashing your kayak to a well-used roof rack, or making some on-the-trail gear …

14 Foil-Packet Meals That Make Campfire Cooking a Breeze

The 10 Best Car Camping Spots in America

There's no better way to ease kids into the great outdoors than with a summer camping trip.<p>No matter how avid a backpacker you were before kids, …

How To Ride A Big, Heavy Motorcycle Off-Road

There's no better way to see the world than from two wheels. But, the Adventure Motorcycles made to do just that are so big and heavy, riding them …

Off-roading

Watch out Rimowa! Luggage competitor Away is making aluminum cases

Away just celebrated its second anniversary, and the direct-to-consumer luggage startup continues to grow. It’s sold 300,000 suitcases to date, opened four stores across the country, and grown to a team of 140 employees.<p>One part of the company’s strategy is to release a steady flow of new products, …

Polk Audio’s new sound bar is Alexa-enabled and compatible with 4K TVs

Dual HDMI 2.0b inputs and support for Dolby and DTS surround formats<p>Polk Audio has announced a voice-controlled sound bar with Alexa built-in. Polk envisions the Command Bar to be at the heart of the smart home theatre that provides “rich audio” for movies and music. Polk Audio’s parent company is …

Halley Helmet Rack

The Halley Helmet Rack offers a practical and stylish solution to showcase your prized possession, giving it a deserved place of honor in your …

The 7-Step Guide To Achieving Inbox Zero—And Staying There—In 2018

Getting your email under control is the best thing you can do for your productivity. These strategies and tactics will make it happen.<p>Our inboxes have become perpetually overflowing mountains of irritation—and instead of helping us to be more productive, they just seem to suck hours out of our days.<p>…

How I Built A More Emotionally Intelligent Work Culture Than Me

Realizing he isn’t the most emotionally intelligent person, this CEO created a workplace that wouldn’t reflect his more antisocial tendencies.<p>I’m the first to admit that I’m not always the easiest person to get along with. I can be abrasive. I frequently interrupt and occasionally instigate. I’m …

Klim Badlands: Premium Gear for the Most Demanding Adventures

Head out to any Adventure Bike Rally in the US these days and you’re bound to see a lot of Klim Badlands suits. The Badlands has become one of the …

How To Be More Assertive At Work When That’s Just Not Your Personality

It’s your job to ask for things. Here’s how to be more comfortable with getting what you want.<p>Find it hard to advocate for yourself? You’re not alone. The personality trait that psychologists call “agreeableness” describes how motivated you are to get along with other people. If you’re highly …

From Satya Nadella’s Must-Reads To Resume Lies: September’s Top Leadership Stories

This month we peeked at the Microsoft CEO’s reading list, picked up a few ways to work smarter, and learned how to spot lies on resumes.<p>In September we learned which books have helped Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella shape his leadership style, why one former Trader Joe’s employee preferred the grocery …

Watch Sam Smith Perform George Michael Medley on BBC Radio 1

Sam Smith delivered a medley of George Michael covers when the singer visited the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge Friday.<p>“As this is 50 years of Radio 1, …

Music

Introverts Hate Being in Charge, But They're Pretty Good at It

Introverts actually tend to outperform extroverts in several leadership situations.<p>Introverts often don't think they will enjoy leadership roles and so are less likely to go for the top job, new research finds. In fact, introverts in our study thought they would be worried and distressed in …

Best ADV & Dual Sport Motorcycle Helmets | 2017

Alms Motorcycle Tail Bag

ALMS are a new motorcycle accessory brand based out of NYC, they specialise in gear specific for city riders. Their new 12L Cargo Tail Bag lets you …

Hunter Thompson's Ducati 900 Supersport review

In <i>Song of the Sausage Creature</i> Hunter Thompson captured everything that is wonderful about cafe racers.<p>This review of Ducati's legendary 900 …

Five Reasons ‘Why We Ride’ Motorcycles | Moto Commentary

Five Reasons “Why We Ride” Motorcycles<p><i>By Kate Afanasyeva</i><p>Everyone has their own reasons to ride. Catching a high from riding is truly unique and for …

20 Most Essential Things You Need on a Motorcycle Tour

Free spirits throw caution to the wind and hope everything works out. City slickers think their smartphone and a credit card will bail them out of …

Helmets

Listen to Q-Tip's Two-Hour Radio Tribute to Prodigy

For the latest installment of his Beats 1 radio show, Abstract Radio, A Tribe Called Quest’s Q-Tip dedicated his two-hour program to the late, great …

Someone Just Made A Mashup Album Of Beyoncé And Jay Z’s Top Hits

As if resolidifying the message of forgiveness from the tail-end of <i>Lemonade</i>, some gracious soul has blessed our ears with the album <i>Bey-Z</i>, eight tracks featuring mashups of Beyoncé and Jay Z’s top hits. Bandcamp user “amorphous” seamlessly stitches together tracks like Beyoncé’s “Diva” and Jay Z’s …

See Norah Jones Pay Tribute to Chris Cornell With Tender ‘Black Hole Sun’ Cover

Norah Jones performed a solo piano cover of the Soundgarden hit “Black Hole Sun” on Tuesday night in tribute to Chris Cornell, who committed suicide …

The 8 Best Beastie Boys Remixes

Five years after the loss of the Beastie Boys' MCA, the New York City-bred rap trio continues to amaze and entertain. The Beastie Boys are absolutely …

A Tribe Called Quest’s Generation Is Now and Forever: A Conversation with Q-Tip

A Tribe Called Quest premieres the video for "Dis Generation," and Q-Tip explains the importance of art.<p>Time disappears in this music. There are no beginnings and no endings, just a mobius strip, an undulating rhythm, many voices in space. A Tribe Called Quest's <i>We got it from Here... Thank You 4</i> …

How to Retain Employees Through 'Servant' Leadership

No, "servant" leaders aren't slaves to their employers, or even pushovers. They just aren't authoritarians who boss employees around.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The term “servant leadership” was coined nearly 50 years ago in an essay written by Robert K. Greenleaf; …

Employment

Dunlop Roadsmart 3 Review | Performance Motorcycle Touring Tires

Dunlop tires have always offered a class-leading combination of grip, handling, and longevity–no matter which model of tire you choose. Furthermore, …