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Every Gentleman Should Own a Pair of Shoes from These Four Heritage British Cobblers

From John Lobb to Cleverley, these British brands should be on your radar (or better yet, on your feet).<p>When it comes to the bastions of British …

Men's Fashion

Man's astonishing transformation after being told to grow a beard goes viral. Now he's a model.

Never underestimate the power of beards.Gwilym Pugh (the Welshiest of names) was operating an insurance company from his spare bedroom, barely …

The top 10 under-the-radar world destinations to add to your travel bucket list

There’s nothing that makes you feel cooler than being able to say you did something <i>before</i> it was trendy—and that doesn’t just apply to liking certain …

Swedish 'Queen of Batteries' explains why a little-known material could knock lithium off its pedestal

Christina Lampe-Önnerud.Magnus Laupa/TT<p>“Lithium is a bit overrated. It’s simply not sensible that a single component in battery production is getting so much media coverage. What we should talk about instead is the recycling of lithium, which is something that needs to improve,” says Christina …

Electric Vehicles

Hikes of a Lifetime

Kilimanjaro, Tanzania<p>Early European explorers who claimed to have seen a snow-capped mountain in Equatorial Africa were dismissed as delusional. …

You Can Travel Around the World for Only $1,280 With This Flight Deal

Stops include London, Dubai, Sydney and Hawaii.<p>If you’ve always wanted to circumnavigate the globe, now’s your chance. The Airfare Spot announced a …

New York City

Shooting portraits with flash vs natural light - 3 setups in 3 minutes

“Natural light photographers” is a strange term. To some it’s a badge of honour, stating that they either don’t need to use flash to get what they …

Whiteboards

Set Goals Like a Super Bowl Champion: Taking a Page Out of Tom Brady's Playbook | Inc.com

A hundred years of psychological research has taught us that setting great goals matter if you want to improve your chances of succeeding. This is advice that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has taken to heart. Brady is so intent on winning that after the Patriot's lost to the Broncos in …

NFL

5 Destinations Where You Don’t Have to Choose Between the Beach and Culture

There are times when all you want in a vacation is a quiet beach that feels a million miles away from the real world. And other times, getting lost …

Here's how to answer one of the trickiest job interview questions about money

<i>Why?</i> There are a few reasons.<p>First, maybe they were going to offer you, say, $90,000 — but you tell them you currently make $65,000. Once they hear that, they might decide to offer you just $70,000.<p>Second, maybe they can only offer you $60,000 because that's all they have in the budget for this …

Employment

Google Trips is a killer travel app for the modern tourist

Going places<p>Google today announced Trips, a new app that serves as a trip planner and travel guide for anyone who is exploring a new place. The free app, which is available on Android and iOS, will organize your plane tickets and hotel reservations, offer editorial guides to more than 200 cities, …

Tourism

This guy has traveled to over 80 countries — here's the one money-saving travel hack he swears by

Experienced traveler and Quora user Konrad Waliszewski answered with one tip: <b>alternative travel route hacking</b>.<p>Waliszewski is the founder and CEO of TripScout, a travel app that provides users with city guides and maps. He's also traveled to over 80 countries and has his own travel blog, …

Engines

How to get a first-class flight upgrade every time

by Eric Rosen<p>Until recently, if you had even mid-tier elite status with an airline, you could bet on getting upgraded from economy to business or …

American Airlines

The Perfect Three-day Weekend in Los Angeles

As part of a new series, Travel + Leisure is exploring America one three-day weekend at a time. Here’s what to do on a short trip to Los Angeles.<p>If …

Travel

artist carlotta kohl doesn’t want to be labelled

The German born, U.S. based artist on 70s porn, the power of social media, and the perils of being pigeonholed.<p>From her candy coloured dreamscapes to her intimate portraits of close female friends, Carlotta Kohl's work touches on all things girl. The daughter of two creatives, art has always been …

Feminism

20+ AI Startups

AI is primarily concerned with the creation of intelligent agents that use methods and techniques such as machine learning, optimization, language …

30 Small Towns You Should Visit This Summer

For these small towns, summer is the best (and prettiest) time to visit.<p>You should add these to your travel plans ASAP.

Let This Solo Vagabond Remind You That ‘We Are Built To Explore’

This isn’t the normal “dude in a van” story. It’s about more than that. It’s about a guy who reclaimed his life. It’s about a guy who quit his job and set himself free.<p>A few years ago, Matt McDonald hopped into his van and drove across the western U.S., Alaska, and Canada. He didn’t go with a …

Travel

Money keeps pouring into blockchain startups

Fintech startups used to be focused on making traditional banks obsolete. Now, it seems like they just want to sell them services.<p>Among the young companies going that route is itBit, a blockchain startup that has a regulatory license in New York state that allows it to deal in digital currencies …

Blockchain Startups

12 Reasons Maui Is The Best Island On The Planet

Not all tropical islands are created equal.<p>In fact, according to TripAdvisor's Travelers’ Choice Islands awards, one island puts all others to shame.<p>This year, that island is Maui -- and we can't say we're surprised. Since the 1960's, Hawaii has been America's ultimate getaway, and it's no wonder …

Where To Eat And Sleep In Iceland

Iceland has become one of the hottest destinations for adventure seekers and foodies alike due to its majestic lunar landscapes, pristine glaciers, heavenly food, and warm, welcoming people.<p>In the summer months, tourists descend upon the island nation. But if you're not feeling the crowds, fall and …

European Travel

23 African adventures you must have in your lifetime

The 5 best places to go camping year-round

Turn off your cell phone, take a deep breath of fresh air, and plan an off-season excursion to one of these year-round campgrounds.

National Parks

Taste Of Streep: The best fashion Instagram account you’ll discover all week

A new Instagram account is bringing together three of our greatest passions in life – food, fashion and Meryl Streep...<p>A new Instagram account is …

Avocado Toast

24 Trips That Actually Changed People's Lives

The power of a transformative trip.

2 Dividend Stocks To Buy And 2 To Dump Immediately

If the market’s winter of discontent has a silver lining, it’s this: dividend yields have lurched skyward, while value measures such as price-to-earnings ratios have sunk.<p><i>Translation:</i> now’s the time to snap up top-notch dividend-payers at fire sale prices.<p>But there’s a common mistake you <i>must</i> avoid …

Investing

There's now an app for men to thrift shop without hassle

Secondhand shopping for dudes? Forget about it.<p>While women have been buying and selling formerly-loved clothing for decades with sites like Etsy, …

You’ve never been to Portland until you’ve been to one of its strip clubs. Here’s why

THERE IS ONE ELEMENT THAT MOST PORTLAND TOUR GUIDES (and often painfully-accurate episodes of <i>Portlandia</i>) tend to downplay about our city: strip clubs.<p>…

Darth Vader

Moorea Is The World's Most Beautiful Island You've Never Heard Of

Just northwest of Tahiti lies another island that's part of French Polynesia, and despite how utterly stunning it is, chances are you've never heard of it.<p>Surrounded by a bright blue lagoon, the volcanically formed island of Moorea was rated as the third-best island in the world by the Conde Nast …

Loneliness

Shootout: The Canon 35mm f/1.4L II Versus the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 ART

I recently did a shootout to compare the image quality of the new $1,799 Canon 35mm f/1.4L II against the $899 Sigma 35mm f/1.4 ART. Unlike most …