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Did Patagonia Just Make the Best Baselayer Ever?

There was a time when the term “baselayer” didn’t exist. What did was underwear, and most of it was made of cotton. Mountaineers and explorers wore …

What's that tree? This app puts an arborist in your pocket

<b>Know your trees! The Arbor Day Foundation’s tree ID guide offers a mobile version of their award winning field guide.</b><p>How well do you know trees? And …

Apps

Horizon Zero Dawn Uses All Sorts Of Clever Tricks To Look So Good

Every time you move the camera in <i>Horizon Zero Dawn</i>, the game is doing all sorts of under-the-hood calculations, loading and unloading chunks of world …

Horizon Zero Dawn

10 breathtaking Airbnb homes to book if you love the outdoors

If you’re a hardcore nature lover, your ideal day would look like this: waking up to the sound of bird calls on a serene mountain top, a session of …

Trails

Lying Down With Your Kids Until They Fall Asleep Is Not A Bad Habit

I’ve spent approximately 7 billion hours of my life lying in the dark next to a fidgety, sleepless child, praying to the gods that my child will …

Bali Bound: 10 Day Luxury Bali Itinerary

Looking for "affordable" luxury? Head on over to Bali.<p>Shares 5K<p>Bali, Indonesia has always been a bucket-list destination for me. The island’s …

“Borrowed Time” Is What Pixar Animators Make on Their Days off

Blazing through the canyons at a breakneck pace, the stagecoach tips its rickety wheels up into the air, the horses champing and stomping toward the …

Why the price of cocaine in America has barely moved in decades

Tom Wainwright, author of "Narconomics," is the former Mexico City bureau chief for The Economist<i>.</i> He explains the reason why the price of cocaine in the United States has barely moved in decades.<p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Twitter

This is how good the new 'Madden' game looks

As video game consoles get more and more powerful, the line between what's real and what isn't in sports games gets increasingly blurry. We're at the point where each stadium is lovingly realized, each uniform's cloth moves in the wind, and each athlete's sweat drips realistically.<p>"Madden NFL 17" …

Having this retro arcade console on your desk will make you the coolest person in the office

8Bitdo is a company that specializes in game controllers, and now it’s trying out a bit of furniture design. This year at Gamescon the company unveiled its 8Bitdo Desktop Arcade Joy Stick, and the company's showing off the pretty arcade system on its Facebook. Check out that retro wooden design. We …

The Best Chili Recipe Ever

The Best Chili Recipe Ever<p>Updated on January 12, 2016<p>Here is the recipe for the best chili you will ever eat. Yes, I know all of the arguments about …

The Adventures of Drunky Is the R-Rated Animated Comedy We've Been Waiting For

<i>The Adventures of Drunky</i> is a passion project for filmmaker Aaron Augenblick. It’s about a boozehound who somehow gets stuck in the middle of a wacky …

Animation

Genius 3-Minute, All-Crispy Hash Browns from Josh Ozersky

In 2011, four years before his untimely death, Josh Ozersky hit reply to one of our early Food52 newsletters. "If you guys need a genius recipe sometime, I have a really great one for hash browns."<p>His voice was clear and compelling, and almost suspiciously confident even in what amounted to a …

Breakfast

Finding it hard to get a ticket for Adele? There’s one on sale for £24,000

She famously took on the touts, banning thousands of them from buying tickets, but as she prepares to kick off her long-awaited UK tour on Monday, Adele may have to concede she has not yet won the war.<p>The four main ticket resale websites are offering seats for her 20 UK arena dates for more than …

BRIT Awards

Classic Rivals In A "Best Of The Rest" Battle In North American League of Legends

With Cloud9 and Counter Logic Gaming tied and Team SoloMid just one game behind them, this would be a dream season of <i>League of Legends,</i> if only it …

David Bowie's 8 most memorable movie roles

The 69-year-old was known for generation-defining music that spanned over 40 years, but in that time he also took on movie roles that were as eclectic as his music. And while he was by no means prolific on the screen, what he left stays with us just as much as his songs.<p>From an alien, to a vampire, …

David Bowie

It's hard to deny that Rey from 'Star Wars' is actually Obi-Wan Kenobi's granddaughter when you consider all these facts

<b>[Spoilers ahead — but really the movie's been out for more than 1o days. Why are you reading "Star Wars" analysis if you haven't seen the movie yet?]</b><p><b>Who is Rey?</b><p>Like much of the world last weekend, I had the sincere pleasure of seeing a brand new <i>Star Wars</i> movie. For an entire weekend (and two …

Why J.J. Abrams is only directing one of the new 'Star Wars' movies — and regrets it

"The Force Awakens" director will serve as executive producer on the next movie, "Episode VIII," but is passing the director's torch to Rian Johnson ("Looper"), who also penned the script.<p>That script is to blame for Abrams' regret, Greg Grunberg, an actor and Abrams' lifelong friend, told the …

This gas is worse for the climate than carbon dioxide — and it's leaking all over the place

Think of it as undoing in a matter of years what was 150 years in the making — a world economy based upon the burning of coal, oil, and natural gas to light our homes, propel our transportation, and produce the goods we consume.<p>A key element to weaning nations off of the dirtiest fossil fuel — coal …

The Best All-Inclusive Resorts In The World For 2015

They literally do it all.<p>Many savvy travelers will tell you that all-inclusive resorts are THE way to travel -- not only because all-inclusives handle the room, food, drinks and fun for one (typically) low price, but also because they're also located in some of the most stunning places on Earth.<p>As …

How to Save 55% on a Luxury Disney Vacation

Disney World's Deluxe Resorts appear to be out of reach for the average traveler; even a short stay can cost thousands of dollars—not to mention the …

Walt Disney Company

There's a Magical Little Town in Holland Where the Streets Are Made of Water

It's like something out of a storybook.<p>There are places in this world that are so surreal and beautiful that when you first see photos of them you naturally assume they must be from a movie set. But while the tiny town of Giethoorn in northern Holland may look like it was built for a film based on …

European Travel

This Windex-shaped iPhone case is $95 and already sold out

Keep your phone calls squeaky clean. Now you can own a Windex bottle for an iPhone case — that is, if Moschino restocks the sold out item.<p>Ever since …

Bella Hadid

The 30 best places to travel alone

In fact, there are many reasons to travel alone. Solo travel allows for more self-reflection, and chances are, you'll take in more of the culture.<p>We've put together a list of 30 places that are ideal for traveling alone, from an adventure in New Zealand to a relaxing getaway in Cinque Terre, …

5 Insane Overwater Bungalows You Can Actually Afford

You might not be flush with cash, but that doesn't mean you need to give up on the overwater-bungalow fantasy, because who hasn't dreamed of staying in a cabana stilted over shimmering water, fish cruising below? We combed the world and came up with five stellar stays (like Punta Caracol above) …

Shelf-size stereo delivers massive sound from a tiny footprint

Now that we’re in the era of the portable Bluetooth speaker, it’s hard to justify spending money on a stereo that just sits on a shelf at home.<p>That perception is exactly what this tiny stereo system from German audio giant Thonet and Vander aims to fight, though. The Rätsel brings old-school stereo …

Wolf Spider Gives Homeowners A Shock After Covering Electricity Meter With Hundreds Of Its Babies

via <i>Daily Mail</i>:<br>A huge spider and hundreds of its babies have been found nestled on an electricity meter in Queensland.<p>Members of online forum Reddit …

27 movies you have to see this fall

From book adaptations and Matt Damon being left on Mars, to two movies about Steve Jobs, here are 27 titles you shouldn't miss this fall.

Universal Pictures

Windows 10 Forced Updates Causing Endless Crash Loops

I think we can now all agree: Microsoft’s hardline policy on Windows 10’s forced updates is silly. Very silly. Since launching nine days ago Windows Update has sent out an unstable graphics driver which switched off monitors, a buggy security patch which corrupted Windows Explorer and there are now …

Windows 10