Michael Paradisi

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Dog-mounted camera captures an epic sprint to the beach

Thanks to the rugged nature of GoPro cameras, creative types have made videos out of everything from a drone flying through fireworks to a surf-board …

​How To Beat 400 Games In 4.5 Years

In January of 2010, I decided to change my outlook on how I manage my gaming time, how I collect games, and how I contend with the nemesis that so …

Package Deal: The Story Behind One Reader's Secret Bass Bait

<i>Photo by Luke Nilsson</i><p>A lot of lures hit my desk. Most come from the huge companies wanting to show off their latest designs, or from small shops …

Make a Margarita That Demands Respect

It’s margarita season, friends, a time when we fill our glasses with a drink that is not only refreshing, but will keep you from dying of scurvy if stranded at sea.<p>Unfortunately, the margarita gets a bad rap, and for good reason: It’s made terribly 90 percent of the time. And that’s a shame, …

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Video: Mountain Biking The Great Himalaya Trail

Stretching for more than 1700 km (1056 miles) across Nepal, the Great Himalaya Trail is making a bid for becoming one of the top long distance …

Top 10 Used Overland Vehicles

Near endless forum threads and email discussions surround the best used expedition vehicle choice, so we compiled a complete and complex group of …

UOOK Wall Organizers by Build Republic

Space is a premium for most people, especially if you live in a densely populated city like Hong Kong so Build Republic aims to find ways of staying …

Park in Progress: Patagonia

TravelIntelligent Travel<p><i>By Dana De Greff</i><p>Two weeks after my arrival in <b>Patagonia</b>, I found myself in the middle of a ranch with a freshly slaughtered lamb at my feet. It seemed stranger than fiction—a city girl from Miami suddenly transformed into a modern-day Calamity Jane.<p>That may be a little …

Video: World Traveler on Three Year Journey Creates Epic Selfie

Looking for a little inspiration to travel today? This video ought to do the trick. It was shot by Alex Chacon, who spent the last three years …

Casual Float Trip Essentials

There are few activities more peaceful than floating down a quiet stretch of river or around a calm bay. You don’t need much gear for those sun-soaked days, but what you do pack along matters. The following items will keep you cool and comfortable as you take in the views from the water—top it off …

From Cottage to Dream Home: Cloud Street Residence

Located in Menlo Park, California, the boldly colored <b>Cloud Street Residence</b> impresses with its modern aesthetic and makes you wonder how it looks on …

How to Start a Business in 10 Days

This story appears in the September 2013 issue of <i>Startups</i>. Subscribe »<p>With an executive staffing venture about to open, a business loan from the in-laws gnawing at her conscience and a new baby to care for, Michelle Fish was already feeling the pressure. But what really pushed her over the edge was …

Vacation Home for Nature Lovers by Anik Péloquin Architecte

Situated on a steep lot in Messines (Quebec, Canada), this lakefront house was built as a vacation home by Anik Péloquin Architecte. Hidden within …

2014 Polaris Scrambler XP 1000 EPS Preview

<b>Polaris is following in the footsteps of Arctic Cat and Can-Am with the introduction of its own 1000-class ATV – the 2014 Polaris Scrambler XP 1000</b> …

2014 Can-Am Outlander 500 Review

<b>Have you ever asked yourself where the bargains are in the mid-bore ATV category these days? It seems even the smaller ATV lines get more and more</b> …

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The best Game Boy Advance emulator for iOS is available now, no jailbreak required

I've prepared for this and found a way to still update the app even once Apple shuts it down, if they do." --Riley Testut, GBA4iOS developer

LEGOgrapher Tours the World in Viral 365 Project Shot on an iPhone 4S

Human photographers aren’t the only ones dragging their cameras to every corner of the globe in search of the decisive moment. As it turns out, a …

Play classic video games in style with OpenEmu for Mac

Like iTunes for classic games<p>The world has no shortage of video game emulators, but many can be painful to use — many reflect their hacker origins with equally hacky interfaces, and you'd need a vast collection of different emulators to properly relive your childhood. By contrast, OpenEmu is a …

Contemporary Design Scheme With a Little Extra: The Hollcroft Residence

A moderate land elevation surrounded by a pristine landscape in Portland, Oregon was considered the perfect setting for Giulietti Schouten Architects …

Former Taxi Driver’s Candid Shots of New York Over Three Decades

New York photographer Matt Weber has been pursuing his fascination with the Big Apple for more than three decades. For six years he worked as a taxi cab driver and witnessed the city from a unique perspective. Eventually, he stepped out of his cab and ventured into the streets to pursue his true …

Luge Olympian Matt Mortensen Takes GoPro On His Run And It's Awesome (VIDEO)

Matt Mortensen represents the United States of Men's Doubles luge, and he has shown us what it's like to be him on the track.<p>In a video he uploaded personally onto YouTube, the olympic athlete brought along a GoPro camera for one of his rides in Sochi.<p>During the run, you can get a good idea of how …

15 jazz records for people who don't like jazz

<b>Busting the myth of jazz as a private island for the smug, middle-aged and lonely.</b><p>When the idea for this feature first came up it was with the …