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How to Get the Most Out of Google Maps

Google Maps is hand-down one of the best navigation apps on Android and iPhone, but considering most of us use it <i>while</i> driving, it’s easy to miss …

Maps

How to Install an Electrical Outlet from a Sub Panel

Setting up a new electrical outlet from a sub panel is a handy DIY job that can bring power to a garage workshop or basement.<p>Electrical work can be intimidating, but if you do your research and follow some basic safety measures, you can learn to wire for lighting, outlets, and more. Wiring an …

The Woman Who Drove Around the World in a Model T

They called her Aloha Wanderwell.<p>Aloha Wanderwell was born with an adventurer's name, and she certainly lived up to it. The first woman to drive a car around the world "wore men's breeches and had a pet monkey," says Atlas Obscura. We can only hope to live so well, to achieve such great things.<p>This …

Car Reviews, Automotive News and Analysis

2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 First Drive: Family Friendly, Fast<p>Mercedes-AMG’s V8 models aren’t always that approachable, but the GLC 63 flips the …

Ford Fusion

Build This Beautiful Modern Bench Using Nothing But 2 x 4s

This lovely bench seat only looks expensive.<p>"Less is more" definitely applies to modern furniture. But despite its simple lines, modern style furniture can be expensive. This well-designed bench, on the other hand, looks great and only takes a few hours to build while costing less than $50 in …

Five Things You Should Never Do in a Four-Wheel-Drive Vehicle

Thankfully, "mud donuts" isn't on the list.<p>Everyone knows off-roading is fun. And it's common knowledge that—barring a few specific situations—you should have a four-wheel-drive vehicle if you want to do much more than drive across a field.<p>But when you're driving a four-wheel-drive vehicle, there's …

See Switzerland by mountain bike with BMC and Teton Gravity Research

BMC and Teton Gravity Research have teamed up to produce a three-part video series that offers a deeper look into the stunning riding that the Swiss …

How to Do Low Lateral Squat Switches

It’s the groin mobilizer every man must try<p>This stretch pulls triple duty: It mobilizes your groin, builds muscle, and burns calories.<p>It’s called the low lateral squat switch, and you can watch <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour perform it in the video above.<p>Ease into the stretch by starting …

The Best Way to Enter and Search a Hotel Room for Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are a menace, and learning how to search your hotel room for them before you collapse into bed is critical to avoid taking them home with …

Build a Crosscut Sled And Up Your Table Saw Game

Crosscut sleds are must-have jig for anyone with a table saw. Here's how to build them.<p>Building a few custom jigs to guide your cuts will unlock the potential of your table saw, and the most important may be the crosscut sled. A crosscut sled provides a stable platform for you to make straight, …

Explora Patagonia Torres del Paine National Park, Chile - Condé Nast Traveler

National Parks

This Is The Only Review Of Modern Performance Cars Worth Watching

Almost four years on, this review by Chris Harris of a Mercedes Benz C63 AMG on space saver tires is still the only review of modern performance cars …

Mercedes-Benz

Swiss Mountain Runner Bags Five Peaks in Record Time

Swiss mountain runner Andreas Steindl has set an impressive new record in the Alps. A few days back, the 26-year old endurance athlete and …

9 Great DIY YouTube Channels

First Ferrari 488 GTB Crash: 22 Year Old Street Racing

Unfortunately the first crash of the new Ferrari 488 GTB has already occurred even though the customer deliveries have only just started taking …

Video: Ice Climbing in Montana with Conrad Anker and Kris Erickson

One of the more beautiful and thoughtful climbing videos I've seen in sometime, this short film takes us to the backcountry of Montana where Conrad …

Mammut's #Project360 Takes Us Up Iconic Mountains Without Ever Leaving Home

An ambitious new undertaking from Mammut is giving armchair mountaineers an opportunity to climb some of the most iconic mountains in the world …

Infotainment Overkill: Do We Really Need This Many Features in Our New Cars?

You know what you need in a car? A radio and directions.<p>From the August 2015 issue<p>Take a walk around an auto show and you’ll find that every car company wants to tell you about its great new in-car electronics, its apps, and its haptics. At the New York auto show, Jaguar gave a presentation on the …

Auto Shows

How 3D printers work

Over the last couple of years, we've seen a wide array of 3D printers such as the Lulzbot Mini being made available to consumers. The amazing thing …

Wales

How to Print Great-Looking Photos

Whether you buy a printer or send your photos off to an online service, here's how to make sure they come out looking amazing.<p>Instagram and Facebook are fun and convenient, but you can't hang them on your wall or fancify them with frames. No matter how high your screen resolution, nothing beats a …

580 WHP C6 Corvette Z06 - One Take

DIY Entryway Table - Wilker Do's

So after putting board and batten in my entryway, I decided to build a simple entryway table. Now anybody who has been following my channel knows I …

9 Secrets for Bigger, Stronger Muscles

Your body has about 650 muscles. It doesn't matter that you only care about four or five of them. You need every one in order to perform the normal functions of everyday life—eating, breathing, walking, holding in your stomach at the beach.<p>Granted, you don't need to spend a lot of time thinking …

18 Exercise Upgrades for More Muscle

Try these muscle building moves<p>What if you could instantly make any exercise 10 times more effective? Chances are, you can. That's because most men—including longtime gym rats—make tiny but key technique errors on even the most basic movements. And as it turns out, these seemingly minor mistakes …

AEV JK Wrangler - CarCast with Adam Carolla

Definitive proof that rally is the greatest form of motorsport

Remember to breathe.<p>Critics say motorsport's already dead and it's just too stupid to know it. I say those goons haven't sat down to watch a good rally stage in a hot minute. Driver Peter Taylor and navigator Andrew Roughead took on Scotland's Mull Rally a few days ago and managed to set a new …

The Mini Rubicon and Obstacle Course! - Top Truck Challenge 2014

World's Greatest Drag Race 4!

Happy 25th! Three Generations of Mazda’s MX-5 Miata Compared – Feature

With Mazda’s pokey little MX-5 Miata sports car celebrating its 25th birthday this year and the new, fourth-generation car’s arrival just around the corner (tomorrow!), we called a staff meeting to determine how best to celebrate. Cross-country trip? Already done (thanks, <i>Road & Track</i>). Take one …