Erik Olsson

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The Gadget That Gardens for You

No matter how hard you try, you just can’t keep your plants alive. (Damn you, orchid from hell.)<p>Technology to the rescue!<p>Edyn’s smart garden system …

The Best Scotch Whiskies Under $100

<i>This definitive guide to affordable Scotch explores everything you need to know about the world’s most popular single malt whisky, including</i> …

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Pretend you have Project Ara with this modular smartphone case

As awesome as Project Ara is, we've yet to hear a solid timeline nor pricing info for Google's ambitious modular smartphone. But we bring you good news: For those who lack patience and want to try the next best thing, you may want to consider the Nexpaq, a modular case for the iPhone 6, Galaxy S5, …

Tasting Notes: Aberlour Full Line

On a recent visit to Aberlour distillery smack dab in the middle of the famed Speyside region, our task at hand was to gain an appreciation for the …

Tasting Gosling’s Family Reserve Old Rum

The recipe for Gosling’s flagship Black Seal Rum is a closely guarded family secret. As one of only a handful of rums to receive a Platinum Medal …

Kanpai! The Five Best 12 Year Old Japanese Whiskies

Last week hummus and yoga were “in”, and while they’re not out yet, there’s a new top dog in Popularville: Japanese Whisky. Notice the spelling — …

Top 8 apps I use for my mobile (stock) photography

Mobile or smart phone photography is a big hype: There probably are not many agencies left that did not put some focus on this new type of even …

In the 21st century Humanity Will Move 20,000 Years Forward

At the International Congress in Moscow, Russia <i>“Global Future 2045”</i>, renowned scientist and futurist <b>Ray Kurzweil</b> spoke about <b>the future of …

Macallan Single Cask 22: A Scotch Whisky Worth Protecting

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: The Macallan is my favorite Scotch, the one I consider the King of All Whiskies.<p>Macallan has a brand new offering and I got to taste it, just a wee nip they sent me in a vial. A first for the brand, it is a single cask whisky aged exclusively in American …

The Wonderful World Of Whiskey, In One Boozy Chart

Now available from Pop Chart Lab, the Many Varieties of Whiskey print aims to chart the guiding lights of the whiskey world with the Brooklyn-based company’s customary aplomb. It categorizes and distills (forgive the pun) each type of whiskey down into groups, from scotch to bouron to single malt …

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Epic Chick Fight (Live Action Chicken Fight)

Sesame Street: Me Want It (But Me Wait)

34 Courses That Every Golfer Must Play

We've created the ultimate bucket list for golfers.<p>Some of these golf courses are famous for their rich history, while others offer breathtaking views and unique locations.<p>From Scotland's historic Muirfield to the Dominican Republic's challenging Teeth of the Dog, here are the golf courses every …

Insane Football skills - World Freestyle champion Andrew Henderson

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Bob Burnquist's "Dreamland": A Backyard Progression

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Norwegian bachelor party, tricked into believing he's gone bungee jump of an old bridge

Peek Inside Tesla's Robotic Factory

Tesla Motors has kicked off production of the gorgeous Model S into overdrive, cranking out some 400 cars a week on one of the world's most advanced …

Vintage Camera Lens Bracelets Made of Aperture and Focus Rings

If you are a camera buff and want to make a fashion statement, look no further. Stefaan duPont ingeniously came-up with these clever accessories that …

Cameras

Gee Atherton gets hunted by a Peregrine Falcon

Start A Mumford Band! Key of Awesome #71

Top 15 Features of Your DSLR Camera That You Should Know

There’s a lot to learn when you first get a DSLR. The first things you need to know is how to get out of auto mode and start using your camera’s …

Cameras

Bald Eagle takes fish right off my fly line and goes for a run

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Volkswagen Made Another Brilliant SEO-Based Ad

Wanting to promote its side assist feature, which warns you about any incoming danger before you might actually see it, it created a YouTube video which prompts you to place your mouse pointer on the ticker itself. The idea is that seeing the preview of the video alerts you to what's going to …

Bill Gates: Steve Jobs was better at design than I was

In an emotional interview on "60 Minutes," the Microsoft chairman speaks of visiting Steve Jobs in his last days and marveling at how well he understood the concept of brand.<p>When the sense of personal competition has gone, when time has passed, the memories become more acute and more …

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