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See Japan’s rare sacred Buddha this month - only revealed every 33 years

As a country that holds countless seasonal festivals throughout the year, any visit to Japan is likely to bring with it the opportunity for travellers to immerse themselves in a unique way of life and get a taste of traditional culture and history. But sometimes, extra special events can take place …

Japan

The 5:3:2 Rule for Social Media

When it comes to social sharing you need to get the balance right, and that's where the 5:3:2 rule comes into play. But what is 5:3:2?<p>Social media …

Infographics

10 Unmissable Places to Visit in Japan

Japan is somewhere I think everyone should visit. From futuristic skyscrapers to tranquil bamboo forests and neon arcades to serene temples, it’s …

Japan

How I Make a Full-Time Income in My Spare Time -- And How You Can, Too

Affiliate marketing is simple, but it's not easy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a young man, I learned how to make money online, initially to pay off my mother’s debt. I’ve used these same skills to create a lifestyle that many dream about, flying 96 times just this …

Marketing

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

Self-improvement

Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

Customers

Kusonkey Universal Socket

Carry around a set of sockets. Or use this. The Kusonkey Universal Socket can handle multiple jobs without needing a trip to the toolbox. It can …

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

Software

Australia’s most spectacular road trips

Is there any nation on earth that has a more staggeringly, bewilderingly, all-round awe-inspiring selection of road trips than Australia? If so, we’d like to see it. In the meantime, check your oil and your water, strap yourself in, and get set to go…

Australia

WE SHALL BE MONSTERS. Mellow Motorcycles’ ‘Frankenstein’ Ducati Sprint Racer

Mellow Motorcycles are anything but. They don’t do partial restorations or touch ups and they’re refreshingly forward about charging a premium for …

Motorcycles

The Vaktare M.G. Draugr v.2 Motorcycle Coat Combines Style and Protection

Created by riders, for riders, with a design, development and testing process that spanned multiple years, the Vaktare M.G. Draugr v.2 Motorcycle …

10 Award-Winning Homebrew Recipes

Every new homebrewer dreams of creating the world’s next great beer. But before you craft a Pliny-level Double IPA on your own, you’re probably going …

THE STANDARD MOTORCYCLE CO-OP

The 13 Best Gifts for Book Lovers

<i>Dan Ackerman</i><p>It’s hard to believe now, but there was once a time when humanity could focus on one thing for longer than a lunch break. For years, …

Cap Toe Moto Boot

Taylor Stitch have created an elegant vintage collection with motorbike riders in mind, the perfect compliment to your prized custom bike. They have …

Gear Review - Nomad Motorcycle Tent

A few weeks ago Mik and I joined the Melbourne Cafe Racers on their annual Brass Monkey Run. The weekend ride and camping trip saw us navigating some …

Motorcycles

The Must-Read Style Book of 2016

Much of the time, men’s style books assume a professorial tone, lecturing on the proper way to tie a tie, the best blazers to own and what shoes are …

15 Short Story Collections Every Guy Should Read

While there are plenty of incredible novels we want to get around to, many of them require a commitment that’s not easy to make (looking at you, <i>City</i> …

Platypus Meta Bottle + Microfilter

Looking for a simple, easily cleanable, pump-free way to filter water at home or on the trail? You want one of these Platypus Meta Bottle + …

Portable

Low Key Motorcycle Boots for the Casual Ride

For those who ride motorcycles on a daily basis, or even just take their bike for a spin on the weekends, rides that require full head-to-toe …

Atlas Obscura’s new book is an off-the-beaten-path travel guide to the entire world

Since 2009, Atlas Obscura has been one of my favorite internet rabbit holes. I sometimes spend hours on the site, which collects curiosities from across the globe, bouncing from enchanted forests to Russian space-age monuments. Now, the site’s founders have turned their website’s broad array of …

Travel Guides

The Cool Material Bike Build: Customization

We’re getting closer and closer to getting our office bike on the road. We described our plan, introduced you to our beat up motorcycle, and detailed …

Apps and Tips to Up Your Instagram Game

Every day, 58 million photos are uploaded to Instagram by some 182 million users. Over its six-year lifespan, the app has evolved from a simple …

The Best Gear to Help You Nail Back to Work Style

Some unruly facial hair can make it look like you just woke up from a bender when you walk into the office. A proper shaving routine is key. For …

Neon Mfg. Signs

Typically, having some neon in your house involves an alcohol-themed light more suited to a bar or corner store than a residence. Neon Mfg. Signs …

Design

Cafe of the Year Finalists

The best coffee, baked treats, breakfast, brunch and lunch are no longer a bonus, but an expectation for Sydneysiders who have more choice than ever …

Peloton Asphalt Backpack

Developed as a collaboration between Thrive Motorcycle and Life Behind Bars, the Peloton Asphalt is a versatile backpack designed specifically for …

'The Peloton ASPHALT' - Life Behind Bars

Joining forces with Thrive Motorcycle, ‘The Peloton’ ASPHALT Backpack is our most premium bag yet, it's high versatility is unprecedented, it is …

Moto Guzzi ‘Vanguard V8 Racer’ – Numbnut Motorcycles

There’s precious few motorcycles that manage to make it all the way to the top. And I’m not talking about the top of sales, races or popular culture. …

Motorcycles

This Artist Builds Kinetic Sculptures That Run on Windpower and Evolve Like Living Beings

A traveling exhibit of Dutch artist Theo Jansen’s wind-powered Strandbeests (“beach animals”) makes its only West Coast appearance at San Francisco’s …

Art