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The 13 Best Places to Backpack in Northern California

With backpacking season just around the corner, we've pulled together some of our favorite multi-day backpacking treks throughout the state for your …

Reinventing The Classic: Auto Fabrica’s Honda CB750

Not long ago, you couldn’t open your browser without stumbling across another Honda CB custom. But these days, that honor belongs to Triumph Bonnevilles and old BMW airheads.<p>The occasional fine CB750 still rears its head. But how many are as good as this absolute masterpiece from Auto Fabrica?<p>The …

Honda

Major LastPass security bug puts millions of accounts at risk

Millions of users of cloud-based password store LastPass could be at risk from hackers after a huge security hole was revealed.<p>The so-called …

6 surprising downsides of being extremely intelligent

But that's hardly the case, as evidenced by the 100-plus answers on a Quora thread titled, "When does intelligence become a curse?"<p>Users wrote about everything from the absurdly high expectations that people place on them to the trouble of constantly being perceived as a braggart.<p>Below, we've …

America's Top 10 Hardest Day Hikes

The word “epic” is uttered a bit too lightly these days. Once reserved to describe the fantastic voyages of brave explorers, it’s now readily used to …

Recipe for oven-fried chicken works best if you give the chicken a salted ice bath.

Judy Hesser doesn’t mince words. “I used to pan-fry chicken, but it’s a pain in the neck to clean up all that grease.”<p>Advertisement<p>She’s right! So …

Cooking

42 Ultralight Backpacking Tips: How to Shave Pack Weight

42 Ultralight Backpacking Tips: How to Shave Pack Weight<p><i>“On a long journey, even a straw weighs heavy.” - Spanish Proverb</i><p>Packing light is a revered …

The 13 Best Places to Backpack in Northern California

With backpacking season just around the corner, we've pulled together some of our favorite multi-day backpacking treks throughout the state for your …

Cinefix counts down the top 10 movies that break the rules of editing, genre, and more (VIDEO).

There are certain aspects of filmmaking that we take for granted: Some are just expectations—a movie that starts off as a crime drama typically won’t …

Top 10

Relieve Hip and Lower Back Pain With This Piriformis Release Technique

Photo: Kai Wheeler.<p><b>Hip and lower back pain can be super irritating.</b> The type of radiating discomfort that so many people (surfers especially) …

Back Pain

The 10 Best Food Documentaries On Netflix Streaming Right Now

<b>Last Updated: April 5th</b><p>Eating and drinking are essential parts of life, right up there with breathing and sex. We’ll count on you to research the latter two items on your own, but when it comes to food and alcohol we’re here to help.<p>Below are the 10 best food documentaries on Netflix right now that …

Streaming

We went for a jog with the man who ran 370 marathons in 1 year to win a bet with his girlfriend

One Sunday morning in April 2014, 31-year-old Rob Young lay splayed on his living room sofa. He was bickering with his partner Joanna Hanasz.<p>Young insisted that he would rather stay in and watch the TV coverage of the London Marathon, rather than go for a walk in the park with their son …

How Good is Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Most Affordable Men’s Wristwatch, the Master Control Date? | SJX Watches

Share Instagram<p>Jaeger-LeCoultre‘s most affordable men’s wristwatch is the Master Control Date, priced at just under US$7000 (or S$10,000). For that …

Watches

Video: watchmaker services a 234-component Omega wristwatch

It's always fun to watch a master craftsperson at work. In this case, we get to observe a watchmaker named Harry service a Omega Speedmaster …

Watches

Matador Camera Base Layer

The Camera Base Layer is another killer product by Matador, an adaptive camera cover designed for active photographers. The ultralight(68grams) …

Can We Have This Ground Chicken Larb for Dinner Every Night?

This 30-minute larb is crunchy, salty, spicy, and everything we want to eat tonight.<p>*Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin. *<p>I'm a fan of anything …

Recipes

The Roadtrek CS Adventurous Is A Toilet-Equipped Mercedes You Can Live In

There are people who are comfortable enough with the idea of regularly sleeping in a car out of preference and not necessity. I’m not one of them. …

The 20 Best Hiking Boots For Men

Columbia North Plains<p>Lightweight, reasonably priced, and totally durable, the North Plains boots are perfect for fast paced jaunts through the woods. …

Voice Of An Angel: Knog ‘Oi’ Bell

If you ride a bike in Sydney without a bell — or a horn — you can now be fined AUD$106. That’s a good enough reason to back Knog’s Kickstarter campaign for their new ‘Oi’ bell. It looks beautiful and, according to Knog, sounds like an angel playing a glockenspiel.<p>Many cyclists refuse to install a …

Bicycles

RANKED: Every season of every Amazon original show from best to worst

Amazon has recently begun to challenge Netflix for the crown of best original streaming content.<p>We decided to pull data from reviews aggregator Metacritic to find out which seasons of Amazon hits like "Transparent" and "Mozart in the Jungle" had the best ratings, and how they compared to new …

15 Survival Gadgets For Your Next Outdoor Adventure

You've never wanted to go outside more than now.

Penne Arrabbiata: The Pasta That Bites You Back

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>What do my redheaded partner, Kate, and the spicy tomato sauce <i>arrabbiata</i> have in common? Easy: They both look innocent enough, but watch out, because underneath lies a fiery streak that, when unleashed, will leave you wondering what you did to invite …

Cooking

Consumers forced to replace gadgets and appliances that don't last as long as they used to

Appliances like washing machines, laptops and smartphones have lifespans that are too short, an environmental group has found<p>Modern technology is not built to last and the production of new gadgets to replace the old is causing massive damage to the environment, a new report has found.<p>Consumers are …

Gear & Gadgets

Stunning Ryuuko Matoi Cosplay

Since the anime Kill La Kill aired, the halls of convention floors have been flooded with beautiful cosplays from the original anime by Trigger. …

Every Coen brothers movie ranked from best to worst

In their early days, only Joel was listed as a director, but that was because of guild rules that didn't allow multiple directors to take credit for one movie. But both of them were doing the work.<p>Since making their feature directorial debut in 1984 with "Blood Simple," the Coen brothers have …

Cast-Iron Skillet Pizza, Where Have You Been All Our Lives?

Thanks to a store-bought dough and a screaming-hot cast-iron skillet, weeknight pizza just got a whole lot better.<p>What if we told you there existed a pizza recipe that was so easy, so fast, and so insanely delicious it would change your life? It's true! It'll <i>at least</i> change your weeknight-cooking …

Video: Hiking to Everest Base Camp

If you're looking for one of the best hikes in the world, then consider the trek to Everest Base Camp in Nepal. Along the way, you'll hike past some …

Everest Base Camp

20. Cartel Land (2015)

Everybody loves a good documentary.<p>Documentaries widen your knowledge and teach you about amazing things you might never have stumbled upon in any …

Cartels

The Food Lab: Follow the Rules for the Best All-American Beef Stew

We've been stewing up a storm on Serious Eats recently, and we're not stopping any time soon. This time: All-American beef stew.<p>Sounds great, but what exactly is it? American beef stew doesn't have the same history or rules (thankfully) as some of the vaunted European stews like boeuf bourguignon …