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Motorcycle Photography, Part II

I once shot a billboard for Ducati with a penlight—and I was paid with a Hypermotard.<p>That got your attention didn’t it? Being a photographer is a lot like being a magician. Sometimes the best tricks are the simple ones, just done extremely well. Today I’m going to show you one of my motorcycle …

Living Rooms

How To Build A Cafe Racer

I’m a car designer by trade: I spend my time working out how to make machinery look as good as it can. Designers are creative people by nature, so we crave the opportunity to be as free as possible in our work. We also have many parameters, tests and boundaries to refer to, to make sure we deliver …

Motorcycles

Motorcycle Photography 101

I’m a photographer of many things. I shoot live music, portraits and fashion, but my favorite subjects have wheels—and more specifically, two wheels.<p>There are many ways to photograph a motorcycle. You can shoot it while riding, racing, or wrenching. Or when it’s just leaning on the kickstand at a …

Canon EOS

12 Steps to Building a Cafe Racer

The first feature on ‘How to Build a Café Racer’ struck a chord. Not everybody who read it agreed with the content, but when it comes to style, there are several different schools of taste.<p>I’m going to focus on the performance side of building a cafe racer. Or street tracker, scrambler, or any …

Motorcycles

One day in Brooklyn: the perfect itinerary

For many first-time visitors to New York, New York equals Manhattan. But just a couple of subway stops across the river lies a whole other delicious world that deserves your exploration. So set aside a day to take a tour of Brooklyn, with these hand-picked highlights from Brooklyn local, Brian …

24 free things to do in San Francisco

Contrary to what you might expect from such a well known, tourist-heavy city, San Francisco quietly delivers a lot for the money. Many of its hotels offer comfort and location for a third of the cost of a comparable New York or London hotel; public transit is part of the fun (cheaper Market Street …

Buying Guide – Ducati Monster

Reading time: about 12 minutes.<p>Buying Guides<br>• Ducati<br>• Italian<br>• Motorcycles<p>Introduction<p>The Ducati Monster is a motorcycle that was designed by Miguel …

Moto Lamps by Greg Drzymalski Design

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Art<br>• Design<br>• Home<br>• Retro<p>Lamps made from repurposed motorcycle parts are becoming a more common sight, we’ve covered the work …

Furniture

Indian Motorcycle Releases 'Spirit of Munro' Short Film

<b>Indian Spirit of Munro Tribute Video</b><p>Regardless of where your passion resides in the world of motorcycles, one story every rider should know is the …

Motorcycles

The 20 Best New Bars of 2013 (Photos)

Check out the 20 hottest new bars around the world—and the tasty concoctions they’re whipping up.

How to choose a South Pacific island

The South Pacific confounds even the savviest map buffs with its splatter of dots spread across the world's biggest ocean. What you can't tell from a map, or even most tourist brochures is that these palm-laden pinpricks are as diverse as the region is vast. While the postcards might look similar, …

Spoilt for choice: Vietnam's best beaches

Vietnam might have been late to Southeast Asia’s beach party, but it was well worth the wait. The country boasts more than 3400km of coastline, with infinite stretches of powdery sand, coves, lagoons, impossible boulder formations and tropical islands ringed with yet more beaches. We can help you …

Kozo 2 Desk Lamp

Kozo 2 is a decisive, straightforward desk lamp. The thin proportions makes it easy to place, move and maneuver all around your desk.<p>Kozo 2 is …

Han Solo in Carbonite

In addition to this blog, Laughing Squid is also an independent web hosting company that focuses on WordPress hosting. The revenue from our hosting …

Day trips from Havana

Beguiling and enigmatic in no small measure, Havana ignites the collective imagination. Clearly a dose of magic is at work here: how else could Cubans keep those pre-1960 jalopies on the road, fight global isolation for more than half a century and continue dancing and laughing in spite of it all? …

The USA's 10 best motorcycle roads

A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that make getting there most of the fun. Here are 10 of the best roads across America for an …

Top 10 glamorous A-list destinations

Hoping to catch a glimpse of the rich and famous on your next trip? Unfortunately for any aspiring celeb-spotter, those celebs are stealthy types and really aren't interested in being spotted, so while some getaway locales never change, new under-the-radar destinations keep popping up around the …

Death Star Destroys Enterprise, A Battle Between ‘Star Wars’ & ‘Star Trek’ Spacecraft in San Francisco

IGN has released “Death Star Destroys Enterprise,” an amazing video by Mike Horn showing an epic battle between <i>Star Wars</i> and <i>Star Trek</i> spacecraft in …

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

Teaser Poster for the Hilarious Horror Comedy HELL BABY

Vintage Edison Industrial Lamp

Reading time: less than a minute.<p>Accessories<br>• American<br>• Gadgets<br>• Home<br>• Retro<br>• Style<p>Edison light globes, with their glowing filaments, have always fascinated …

Gasoline

Short Film About KISS’ Ballad ‘Beth’ As Told From Her Point of View

“Beth” is a short film that tells the “historically inaccurate” inspiration behind the KISS ballad from 1976 also titled “Beth.” The short was …

The Sexiest, Smartest Colleges In The Country

The statistics have spoken — these schools combine the highest intellectual standards with the hottest scholars. Brag accordingly.<p>Sexiness has been tragically ignored by most college ranking systems (we're looking at you, <i>US News & World Report</i>), but no longer. BuzzFeed plotted <i>Forbes</i>' academic …

College & University

Easy riding: exploring the USA by motorcycle

Maybe the best decision I’ve ever made in my life was to go along with a bunch of friends on a two-week, 3000-mile motorcycle trip from Portland, Oregon, to Knoxville, Tennessee, on tiny vintage bikes and shoestring budgets. We took the smallest roads through the smallest towns, camping most of the …

Top 10 scenic drives

They don't call it America the Beautiful for nothing. Roll down that car window and feast your eyes.<p>A road trip is nothing without roads. Here are some doozies, although any mere Top 10 list will inevitably leave out some of the best. See the Itineraries chapter in our new <i>USA</i> guide for more, and …