Nick Schey

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Timekeeping: The Importance of In-House

When most people start getting interested in timepieces, the first thing that usually attracts them is the appearance. A distinctive dial, a unique …

In Deep: 10 Most Challenging Open Water Swims

Swimming as a sport received quite the boost in recent years thanks to Olympic performances by Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps, not to mention the …

How 16 Men of Note Take Their Coffee

Coffee is the 2nd most valuable traded commodity after oil, employing 25 million farmers and coffee workers in over 50 countries according to some …

Victorinox 1989 Original Chronograph Limited Edition

We’ve always had a love for the timepieces of Victorinox Swiss Army, so a new limited edition version of the Victorinox Swiss Army 1989 Original …

The Best AirPlay Speakers

Above: Our nominee for the best newcomer, the Cambridge Audio Minx 200.<p><b>Updated May 21, 2013.</b> Originally designed to play music on only their own …

Five Quartz Watches We Wouldn’t Be Ashamed to Wear

While <i>haute horlogerie</i> is all about insane complications these days, even basic mechanicals are lots of fun when we get to peek under the hood. It’s …

Tested: Total Immersion Swimming

It made me angry that the obese woman could swim faster than me. In my bubble of intense training for my first triathlon, I’d fashioned an idea of …

Everything You Need to Go Lap Swimming

Tell people you begin the day with a swim and they’re bound to reply with a look that’s equal parts envy, bewilderment and awe. Who swims, for …

Gear Patrol on Twitter: "We examine the kit we used to summit Mt. Rainier. http://t.co/eT7UCcbEv9 http://t.co/mnJPY9TOre"

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Photo Essay: An Evening with Patek Philippe

Patek Philippe has a well-earned reputation as one of the premiere watch manufactures in the world, and their recent exhibition in New York City …

Coffee Beans: Know Your Regions

In a recent tour of Seattle, famed TV personality and elder hipster, Anthony Bourdain quipped, “coffee isn’t a culture, it’s a drink”. And while we …

A Complete Guide to the Care and Feeding of Your Mechanical Watch

<b>[RoyalSlider Error] Incorrect RoyalSlider ID or problem with query.</b><p>Congratulations, you bought your first mechanical watch. That makes you the …

The Best Noise-Canceling Headphones You Can Buy In 2018

This definitive guide to the best active noise-canceling (ANC) headphones of 2018 explores everything you need to know before buying your next pair …

Sharp Shooter: How to Shoot a Vacation or Adventure

If you’ve been following our Sharp Shooter series, you’ve already learned about the fundamentals of DSLR photography along with tips to better …

En Fuego: 10 Great Hot Sauces

Hot sauce is a strange beast. Most people see it as just a condiment, a simple way to liven up food; dive deeper, though, and you enter a world of …

Roku 3

Ending the set-top-box Jenga being played above most tech-savvy households TVs today is a dream of ours that ranks <i>slightly</i> below other lofty …

Tasting Notes: Woodford Reserve Double Oaked

Woodford Reserve has put out a handful of interesting whiskeys of late, including the New and Aged Cask Ryes and, coming this March, its Double Oaked …

The Best Fitness Apps for Home Workouts

This post has been updated to reflect our selections for 2016. For our 2015 suggestions, see here. For our 2014 suggestions, see here. And, for a …

The Best Fitness Wearables for Summer

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> This guide has been updated with our selections for 2017.<p>With all the robust technology around to cheerlead you to activity (one step, …

Road to Ironman: Conversation with Phillip Bauman, MD

We’ve learned over the years not to consult WebMD in place of medical professionals. You can develop sleep disorders just by browsing the skin …

The Mastery of Time: A History of Timekeeping

Writing a half-decent book on watches is no small feat, but authoring a history of time? That requires a level of prowess and dedication beyond the …

Where to Hide: Surviving Five Apocalypse Scenarios

That's gonna smart.<p>So, you’ve been invited to participate in an apocalyptic event? What to wear, what to bring, who to party with; all important …

Distilling Tradition: A Visit to the Home of Jameson Irish Whiskey

There’s a published sociologist somewhere who said integration is the key to acceptance. Maybe we’re just paraphrasing Costner’s journal in <i>Dances</i> …

Timekeeping | Airplane Mode: 7 Best Pilot’s Watches of the Season

Reaching down to deploy the cupholder, you glance through your aviators at the chunky pilot’s watch on your wrist. You’re good for an on-time …