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20+ Clever Ideas for a Super Organized Garage

Your garage is a hardworking space. It's where you keep your sports equipment, your tools, your gardening supplies, your out-of-season decorations. …

The Best-Looking Bathroom Trash Cans Under $15

A good-looking bathroom trash bin is hard to find. That's why most of them wind up stashed near the toilet or under the sink. Sure you can invest in …

The Powerful History of Potty Training

Scientists have long tended to attribute a person's personality to how they were toilet trained—especially during times of political turmoil.<p>Before most children can tell which way is up, Alicia Silverstone’s son was potty trained. As the actress-cum-vegan diet pusher explains in her new, and …

Fly Or Die: Sony PlayStation 4

The console wars are in full swing, and no contender is more focused on the pure gaming experience as the PS4.<p>Sony’s next-gen PlayStation is not like the Xbox One, which is leaning more toward the media console space than ever before. Instead, the PS4 is built squarely for the gaming enthusiast.<p>The …

Jesse Willms, the Dark Lord of the Internet

How one of the most notorious alleged hustlers in the history of e-commerce made a fortune on the Web<p>If you want to get a sense of Jesse Willms at his absolute peak—the wealth, the lifestyle, the aura of swaggering invincibility—then the weekend of November 12, 2010, is where we want to begin. That …

The Best Daily Show Clip of 2013: Stop and Frisk for Wall Street

A correspondent points out that Mayor Michael Bloomberg fits the profile of a white-collar criminal.<p>Humor isn't easily ranked, but my personal pick for the most incisive televised satire clip of 2013 is this <i>Daily Show</i> segment riffing on New York's stop-and-frisk policy:<p><b>The Daily Show</b><p>Imagine the …

Nirvana's Tense, Brilliant Unplugged in New York, 20 Years Later

Recorded four months before Kurt Cobain's death, Nirvana's MTV performance was intimate, awkward, and totally genius.<p>Nirvana’s legendary <i>Unplugged in New York</i> has never really had the chance to be evaluated outside of the canonization of Kurt Cobain that followed his entry into the “27 Club.” It’s …

The Four Horsemen May Charge Over the Earth—but Coca-Cola Will Remain

How alcohol prohibition made soda king<p>Within months of Prohibition’s introduction, drugstore soda fountains had replaced bars and taverns as the social epicenters of Main Street America. But it wasn't just soda drawing in the customers.<p>Under the Volstead Act, drugstores became the only place where …

Fall TV Preview: 18 Shows to Check Out

Terrorists, zombies, and one very famous, long-anonymous mother are all coming to the small screen this season.<p>After a summer of binge-watching Netflix originals, tuning in once a week for one episode at a time has never felt more old fashioned. But fall television has plenty to lure you from your …

Eating out in Japanese: a guide to Japan's restaurants

The Japanese love to eat out, and the profusion of culinary options, even in the smallest towns, can be overwhelming. There’s something for every taste and budget, from humble slurp-and-go noodle stands, to refined traditional eateries serving seasonal fare. With Japan’s range of dishes and cooking …

Google’s “20% time,” which brought you Gmail and AdSense, is now as good as dead

Google’s “20% time,” which allows employees to take one day a week to work on side projects, effectively no longer exists. That’s according to former Google employees, one who spoke to Quartz on the condition of anonymity and others who have said it publicly.<p>What happened to the company’s most …

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Inside the epic, all-night, Goldman Sachs scavenger hunt

One Saturday evening last fall, some 180 Goldman Sachs employees assembled at a dock along the East River of Manhattan, divided into 20 teams. Standing on a platform overlooking the crowd was Mat Laibowitz, an impresario-mad-scientist-type dressed in a red t-shirt printed with the words Game …

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Video: Ducati Hyperstrada first ride | MCN

What we said then “Few sports tourers will let you slide and wheelie one minute, then be docile...<p>The paint's barely dry on the new 821cc …

Meet the Robotics Company Apple Just Anointed

The coming revolution in the toy aisle<p>During Apple's keynote at its Worldwide Developers Conference, it was all Apple all the time, <i>except</i> for one quick demo near the beginning of the event. The CEO of a relatively obscure company (as obscure as a company with $50 million in funding can be) came on …

How France Became So Good at Wine

What an excavated wine press reveals about the drinking habits of the Gauls.<p>In this era of austerity, President Francois Hollande raised money for state coffers last week in perhaps the best way a Frenchman could: selling off one-tenth of the presidential palace's private wine stores, or about …

How Did Work-Life Balance in the U.S. Get So Awful?

Among all advanced nations, we rank 28th -- barely better than Mexico. Why's our work-life balance so bad if leisure is growing? Because single moms are growing faster.<p>Shutterstock<p>The United States is the greatest country in the history of everything, if you just listen to its leaders, and a …