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The 50 Best Ambient Albums of All Time

“As ignorable as it is interesting.” That’s the classic definition of ambient music, stated by Brian Eno in 1978 on the sleeve notes to his album <i>Ambient 1:</i> <i>Music for Airports</i>. And he should know, since he basically invented the genre three years earlier with his album <i>Discreet Music</i>. But while Eno’s …

The Mysterious Virus That Could Cause Obesity

Randy is 62 years old and stands tall at six foot one. He grew up on a farm in Glasford, Illinois, in the 1950s. Randy was raised with the strong …

How to Squat With Perfect Form: A 4-Step Guide

The Squat is one of the most fundamental exercises for improving athleticism. Some athletes are naturally great at squatting. Their hips move well, …

PUMA’s R698 Runner Gets a Solid Streetwear Rework With Knit Mesh & Splatter Detailing

A PUMA icon, the German giant’s R698 is a true athletic sneaker that’s been supporting the running crowd since 1991. And now as the ’90s throwback …

Branded Content

Best Sneaker Brands - 24 Makers Every Man Needs In His Life

But what started off as mere trend – that is, the intermixing of luxury with active wear – has morphed into a fashion phenomenon for men. And the …

Shoes

The Art of the Perfect Grilled Cheese (Plus 20 Variations to Shake Things Up)

GalleryThe Art of the Perfect Grilled Cheese (Plus 20 Variations to Shake Things Up)<p>More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>A grilled cheese is a grilled cheese, right? I mean, it's the first meal that most of us learn how to cook at home by ourselves. …

A Closer Look at the ASICS GEL-Kayano Trainer GORE-TEX

Say goodbye to drenched sneakers in the rain and snow.<p>The ASICS GEL-Kayano Trainer GORE-TEX “Navy” receives our closer inspection here following its …

adidas D Lillard 1 "Oaklandish" Edition

The NBA All-Star pays homage to his hometown.<p>In celebration of his hometown of Oakland, California, NBA All-Star Damien Lillard has unveiled a new …

ASICS GEL-Lyte III "After Hours" Pack

Late night inspiration for the fan-favorite retro runner.<p>ASICS takes a bit of late night inspiration for its latest takes on the GEL-Lyte III, …

Nike Air Mowabb "Militia Green"

Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>The classic Mowabb is something of an avatar for Nike ACG's heyday, and the distinctive silhouette has been the subject …

Air Jordan 1 KO High "Militia Green"

The canvas KO is back in a brand new colorway.<p>Jordan Brand hasn’t been giving much love to the KO as of late; earlier this year a KO was set for a …

New Balance Elite Edition "Sound and Stage" Pack

Feel the music with this three-pack of sneakers.<p>The bright lights and loud music of the DJ arena are the focus of New Balance’s latest Elite Edition …

adidas Blue Boost

Monochrome, or multicolor — the choice is yours.<p>adidas drops yet another sneaker rendition to utilize the Boost sole, this time on a pair under its …

The 11 Most Zen Places On The Planet

More than just vacation destinations, some places have long been revered for their natural beauty and spiritual power. Whether sparkling lake, clear-blue ocean or majestic mountain, these spots will help you find your inner om.<p>More than just vacation destinations, some places have long been revered …

Panoramic Photography

The Best Foods for Your 30s

The metabolic rate that allowed you to burn through super-size burritos in your 20s is slowing—dropping by 1 percent every 4 years. And even if the number on your scale isn't rising, it's likely you're getting fatter. In a study published in the <i>American Journal of Clinical Nutrition</i>, scientists …

Top 10 Radio Stations For Underground Music

<b>Radio stations can play a large role in a music lovers life. A good radio station will help you discover new music, explore new avenues and help you</b> …

Nike Air Max 90 Ultra Breeze Plus QS Racer Blue/Dar Grey/Black/White

A highly functional redesign purpose-built to offer unparalleled performance throughout summer.<p>For this year’s summer season, Nike has unveiled a …

Nike Air Trainer SC High “Denim”

Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Nike has been known to take creative liberties with the Nike Air Trainer SC High, and why not, since the athlete for whom …

This Guy Lost 30 Pounds and Got Absolutely Shredded. See How He Did It

His training and nutrition plan may shock you<p>A year ago, Jonathan Montgomery, a 37-year-old firefighter with the Hillsborough County Florida Fire Rescue, was overworked, overweight, and sluggish. “I was strong, but slow and fat,” he said.<p>Fast-forward to today, and Montgomery is a physical specimen. …

First Look at the adidas Crazyquick 3

July 20, 2015 by Zack Schlemmer<p>4.41 / 5 <i>67 VOTES</i><p>The fast and flexible Crazyquick series from adidas Basketball continues with the Crazyquick 3 this …

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Distinct Life and Reebok Unveil the GL6000 MID “Camera”

Distinct Life and Reebok have joined forces once again to work on the GL6000 MID “Camera.” The collaboration is set to bring the world of sneakers …

Shoes

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PUMA R698 "Bright" Pack

PUMA revamps its R698 runner with two crisp colorways.<p>PUMA returns to the R698 retro runner to offer up a two-part pack for the warm season. The …

adidas Originals ZX Flux NPS Mid

Championing innovative ideas, adidas Originals rethinks its ZX Flux model for the winter months<p>Championing innovative ideas, adidas Originals …

A Closer Look at the WHIZ LIMITED x mita sneakers x ASICS GEL-Lyte V "Recognize"

Getting up close with the collaboration between three Japanese powerhouses.<p>After showcasing a first look at the shoe last week, here we further break …

Jordan Brand’s Never-Before-Released Hybrid Shoe Drops in a “Chicago” Colorway

It’s very similar in appearance to the Air Jordan 1 Retro High, but the Air Jordan 1.5 boasts one major difference: an Air Jordan 2 sole unit. Until …

New Balance Unveil the CM1600AG “Black”

New Balance have unveiled the latest rendition of their tech running classic in the form of the CM1600AG “Black.” Following in the footsteps of the …

Nike SB Dunk High Pro "Rainforest"

The rainforest provides inspiration for the latest skate-ready high-top from Nike.<p>Nike’s skateboarding imprint has crafted yet another …