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10 Secrets to Becoming a Better Husband and Father

Shares 991<p><i>Steve Spring shares 10 simple strategies for staying successful at work and at home.</i><p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good …

Time Management

Alienware's Graphics Amplifier Ups The Ante In External Graphics

Let me be clear from the start—external graphics solutions for notebooks have been tried before and they’re a low-volume product for an already niche market. But what Alienware has done with their just-announced Graphics Amplifier is something slightly different than most previous attempts, and it …

How Sneeze Particles Travel Inside An Airplane

Simulation technology shows why you should sit very far behind a sick passenger.<p>At first, the video displays the virtual insides of a crowded passenger airplane. Then all of a sudden, one of the passengers seated in the middle "sneezes." Hundreds of multicolored particles are jettisoned into the …

Particles

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Hair<p>Without buzzing it all off or, god forbid, combing it over.<p>By Adam Hurly2 days agoView More<p>Editors' Picks<p>It’s time to justify that Prime …

Lifestyle

What Happened at WhiskyFest: A Drinking Diary

<b>It could be said that</b> the perfect meal consists of a good steak, a great bottle of whiskey, and a loyal dog to eat whatever remains of the steak. Starting at nine in the morning during this past weekend's 2012 New York WhiskyFest, four hundred people had whiskey for breakfast. We had whiskey for …

Bobsled

I suddenly have the urge to go blow across the top of a bottle

I suddenly have the urge to go blow across the top of a bottle. This is Aeolus, an Acoustic Wind Pavilion, and I have no doubt that we would stand within it for quite a while… great sound. It reminded me immediately of England's Singing Ringing Tree, as well as the sound of Tibetan Singing Bowls.<p><b>This amazing art project goes along with my latest YouTube episode about gusty science: What Is Wind?…</b><p>Luke Jerram is a colorblind artist based in the UK. Aeolus is a sonic creation that blends acoustic …

The Best Gift Dads Can Give Their Families

Father’s Day is a time to celebrate fatherhood and express our appreciation for all of the things that our dear old Dad does for us, day in and day out, week after week, over the course of a lifetime. That special day may be filled with a trip to the beach, the park or a ballgame. Maybe it’s simply …

The Sometimes, Always, Never 3-Button Suit Rule | The Art of Manliness

A few years ago, we published a guest post on suit buttons, and one of the best things I got out of it was a handy way to remember the right way to …

America’s Secret Bars

The necessity of a speakeasy is gone. The entertainment value, however, remains. Sure it’s a little gimmicky, but there’s something cool about having …

Alcohol

Get An Intense Workout With The Pushup Extreme

Get in a great workout with the Pushup Extreme that’s a multi-directional fitness device ready to challenge you with cross-fit inspired strength and …

How Engineers Are Building a New Railroad Under New York City | WIRED

Workers inspect the “shock tubes” that set off blasting caps, which detonate the charges. More than 2,400 blasts have been conducted on the project. …

Eat Shit Cola-Flavored Gummy Candy

So this exists: Eat Shit Cola Flavored Gummy Candy. Boxes of these “delicious little turd shaped morsels” are available to purchase on Amazon. (Bonus …

The Philosophy of Immortality

<i>“If we are continually inadequate in love, uncertain in decision and impotent in the face of death, how is it possible to exist?,”</i> Rilke famously asked. <i>“The idea that you’d have to say ‘goodbye’ to all this — even though it’s infuriating and maddening and frightening and horrible, some of the time</i> …

Changing New York: Berenice Abbott’s Stunning Black-and-White Photos from the 1930s

New York City loves its streets, loves its dogs, loves its heat waves, loves its apocalyptic fictions — but, above else, loves its timeless dignity. Between 1935 and 1939, photographer Berenice Abbott (1898-1991) made 307 black-and-white prints of New York City that endure as some of the most …

How to Hone Your Creative Routine and Master the Pace of Productivity

We seem to have a strange but all too human cultural fixation on the daily routines and daily rituals of famous creators, from Vonnegut to Burroughs to Darwin — as if a glimpse of their day-to-day would somehow magically infuse ours with equal potency, or replicating it would allow us to replicate …

This 3-D Printed Bioplastic Windpipe Saved A Baby's Life

The infant's 3-D printed trachea will fully absorb into his body in two to three years.<p>We've seen plenty of 3-D printed medical implants for patients that require replacement tissues, but this use of 3-D printed biopolymer to augment and correct an existing tissue highlights just how amazing the …

These 11 Robot Bartenders Will Get You Drunk

These robotic bartenders can do everything from mix drinks to evaluate the quality of your wine<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>In the future, we'll take self-driving cars to cookouts, raise a glass to the robots fighting wars abroad (or, okay, to their remote human operators), and drink cocktails …

Gorgeous Black-and-White Vintage Photos of Early NASA Facilities

Among the great joys of spending countless hours rummaging through archives is the occasional serendipitous discovery of something absolutely wonderful: Case in point, these gorgeous black-and-white photographs of vintage NASA (and NASA predecessor NACA) facilities, which I found semi-accidentally …

Whisky - A Guide - Ape to Gentleman

Towards the end of the first season of Mad Men, Don Draper pitches an idea to Kodak for their new projector. It is the latest development in picture …

Mad Men

The Daily Meal’s Best Coffee Shops in America – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

The Daily Meal, one of the internet’s fastest growing food websites, just released one of the more thorough lists of great coffee shops that can be …

BMW Pininfarina Gran Lusso Coupe

Long-known for gracefully combining luxury with performance, BMWs rarely disappoint, and the BMW Pinifarina Gran Lusso Coupe ($TBA) certainly …

Eatin' Cool With Eat N Tool

There is little worse than picking up some KFC for an impromptu picnic or a bit of your favorite Chinese take-away for dinner in the park only to …

Camping

The Xbox One Misses the Perfect Set-Top Box Target

The Xbox One could have been the true center of your TV universe that let you throw all those other boxes away.<p>When Microsoft announced the latest …

From Arrested Development to Dr. Who, Binge Watching Is Changing Our Culture

Never mind the fact that <i>Arrested Development</i> is coming back this weekend as a revived fourth season of a show that ended seven years ago – yes, seven …

How The World Will End, According To 1939

You will burn. You will freeze. And the moon will explode. Four gruesome apocalypse scenarios from the September 1939 issue of Popular Science.<p>Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice. The scientists of 1939 would like to add "moon explosion" and "giant meteor" to that list—and they …

Silk app review

Silk<p>Price: $0.99<p>Silk by Yuri Vishnevsky lets you create amazing artwork with the tips of your fingers.<p>Being creative and artistic no longer requires …

Arrested Development Season 4 Gets a Release Date, Extra Episode

Clear your calendars, brush off your cutoffs, and queue up “The Final Countdown”: <i>Arrested Development</i> producer Mitch Hurwitz has announced the date …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Real Life Diet<p>Jokes. Music. Chicken breast.<p>By Luke Darby1 day agoView More<p>Dating<p>Polyamory is so 2017.<p>By Sophie Saint Thomas9 hours agoView More<p>Travel …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Cannes Film Festival<p>Maybe it’s the high-stakes dealmaking, the laid-back atmosphere, or the fact that it’s France, but these guys are bringing their …