Ray Abrigo

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Why I Sold Both of My Instant Pots (and What I Got Instead)

I admit it: I am a kitchen appliance junkie. I have been for more than a decade, since I fell in love with cooking. I want to buy nearly everything …

Cooking

Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious

<i>“If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.”</i> —Albert Einstein<p>In June 2018, a time when “Agile at Scale” is emblazoned on the front cover of Harvard Business Review, the management journal with quasi-papal status, the era when managers could confidently ridicule agile management …

Innovation

48 Life-Changing Products On Amazon That Work So Well Reviewers Say They Deserve 6 Stars

I love reading searingly honest product reviews. I know that sounds odd, but there's something gratifying when someone just tells it like it is, …

Shopping

Sommelier reveals how to drink your wine the right way

Are you drinking your wine wrong? The five step process you should follow to get the most out of your tipple - and the REAL reason you swirl it in …

Wine Tasting

One $99 box can speed up your home internet and slash $120 off your cable bill

Want to make your cable company really angry while simultaneously making yourself really happy? One simple box can make both of those things happen. …

Wi-Fi

You Are Probably Using the Wrong HDMI Cord

It’s not your fault, but it is very likely that you’re using the wrong HDMI cord to plug that 4K Apple TV or PS4 Pro into your new TV. While you …

Set-Top Boxes

Steve Jobs' secret for eliciting questions, overheard at a San Francisco café

Last month I was enjoying the remarkably good crab cake and poached eggs at Just for You Café in San Francisco's Dogpatch neighborhood, when I overheard a mentoring session taking place at the next table. I recognized the mentor as the famous, 50-something ex-CEO of a household-brand internet …

Leadership

Ryan Reynolds Just Tried A Tricky Tailoring Move - And Won

Rule-breaking that Deadpool would be proud of<p><i>Deadpool 2</i> is full of ultraviolent set pieces, acid-tongued quips and a storyline that borders on the absurd. So everything we expected. We can't say the same for Ryan Reynolds wardrobe on the campaign trail, though.<p>At a New York City screening of his …

Tailoring

This Is the Low-Key Loafer You Didn't Know You Needed

Italian footwear company Astorflex just unleashed an all-new style inspired by the laid-back "dress" shoe icons like James Dean and Elvis Presley …

The Scientific Case for Two Spaces After a Period

A new study proves that half of people are correct. The other is also correct.<p>This is a time of much division. Families and communities are splintered by polarizing narratives. Outrage surrounds geopolitical discourse—so much so that anxiety often becomes a sort of white noise, making it …

Text-To-Speech

Ever Wanted to Buy a Custom Suit Online? I Did, and This is What Happened

I'm the poster child for "fashion challenged," which made me the perfect test subject for purchasing a tailor-made suit online... and for talking with the co-founder of Black Lapel,<p>After the release of my new book I've done a lot of speaking events. In most cases I can get away with dressing down, …

The 4 Best Lightweight Colognes That Won't Overpower Your Coworkers

They barely have a scent at all but somehow manage to make you smell good. It's weird. We'll explain.<p>Cologne is popular for one very simple reason: There is no more definitive signifier of wealth than the cultivated trait of smelling good. It doesn’t matter how meticulously coiffed your hair is or …

A Guide to Men’s Dress Codes for All Occasions

Although dress codes are designed to provide guidance on what to wear, they can often make choosing an outfit more complex. With all their […]

This $121 Orient Will Get You Into Mechanical Watches

The Orient Bambino is a stalwart low-cost favorite amongst many watch enthusiasts for pairing an automatic movement with a clean, vintage-inspired …

Snag a levitating light bulb for all of your home decor and wizardry needs

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Steve McQueen's Persol 714 Sunglasses

The King of Cool had a well-known love for Persol sunglasses. Now you can own a pair worn by the man himself. This pair of Steve McQueen's Persol 714 …

Steve McQueen

The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

Tutorials

Optik Instruments’ Horizon Wristwatch Deconstructs the Way We Tell Time

British design firm Optik Instruments is gearing up to launch its new Horizon wristwatch that could shake-up the way we tell time. It makes a whole …

Is someone hijacking your Spotify? Here's what I did when it happened to me.

For years, I've had a bit of a digital pen pal.<p>His name is Kevin. He loves music, "Coffee Table Jazz" in particular. He owns an Amazon Echo, through …

Music

Nireeka is a smart eBike that can change its assist level based on your heartrate, more

eBikes are becoming all the rage lately. I recently got one and it’s actually fantastic. Though I don’t live in a thick suburban area, it’s really nice to use when I have to run to the mailbox down the street or even a quick store run. Normally, though, eBikes are quite expensive (for a bike) and …

At Only $143, This Much-Loved Mechanical Dress Watch Is a Steal

The Orient Bambino is a stalwart inclusion on many affordable watch roundups — few timepieces combine a mechanical movement with handsome design at …

Watches

10 Watch Brands You Probably Don’t Know About – But Should

These are the lesser-known watch brands producing high-quality timepieces for less. Think outside of the big Swiss names and you can get much more …

Microsoft releases its LinkedIn resume helper for Word

Microsoft is now ready to polish your job applications -- the company has released its LinkedIn-powered Resume Assistant for Office 365 subscribers. The AI-based helper sifts through LinkedIn profiles to find prominent examples of work experience and skill listings for your dream job, giving you …

Software

5 fragrances to get you a date before Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day soon approaching, there’s little doubt that you’ll be trying to impress a potential date in the next few days. Your coiffure has …

Men's Fashion

The Feynman Technique: The Best Way to Learn Anything

There are four simple steps to <b>the Feynman Technique</b>, which I'll explain below:<p>Choose a Concept<br>• Teach it to a Toddler<br>• Identify Gaps and Go Back to The …

A Recipe for Korean Short Ribs You Can Make on a Weeknight

Ultimate Korean Short Ribs<p>Serves 4<p>1/4 cup peeled, chopped Asian pear <br>1/4 cup chopped yellow onion <br>1/4 cup mirin <br>2 tablespoons sake <br>2 tablespoons …

Cure Your Cabin Fever With Cuban Chicken & Rice

This recipe from Anya von Bremzen’s recent book, ‘Paladares,’ will transport you to Havana.<p>Ever since New Year’s Eve, I’ve felt a bit off. No, it’s …

You’ll Need One of These 5 VPNS Once Net Neutrality Is Gone

Deals to encrypt your data from prying eyes.<p>The FCC made it official: net neutrality is on its way out. What does that mean for all of us as …

Net Neutrality

The Bad-Weather Boots You Can Wear to the Office

Blundstones are an easy, work-friendly option. And yes, you can wear them in the rain.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>There’s no getting around it: Come wintertime, you need a pair of boots. The …

12 Useful And Thoughtful Gifts For Anyone Who Sits At A Desk All Day

Mug warmers, desk organizers, and a knitted office blanket.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i>