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Year In Review: The Watch I Wore The Most In 2017, By Members Of The HODINKEE Team

This is one of our favorite HODINKEE traditions, going all the way back to 2013 when we first had the idea to round up the HODINKEE team members …

The Best Watches Under £200

It used to be nigh on impossible to get a decent man's watch at this price. Once you'd tried Argos and the petrol station you were running out of options.<p>But things have changed and right now a buyer in this price range has never had it so good. Here are some of our favourites.<p>There's never been a …

2018 Kawasaki Z900RS | First Ride Review

These days retro bikes are everywhere you look. Instagram is full of millennials with tattoos and trucker hats showing off their old Honda …

100 Books Amazon Thinks You Should Read Before You Die

If your New Year's resolution is to read more in 2018 but don't know where to start, Amazon editors have got you covered. They've put together a list …

I’ve Given Up on Leather Wallets. You Should Too

Leather is a fantastic material. Superb handfeel. Exquisite smell. The whole “better with age” thing is nice too. But when it comes to wallets, I …

Wallet

DELONE Authentic Swiss Made Watches

Appreciate the value of time with the DELONE Authentic Swiss Made Watches. Combining traditional craftsmanship with a modern design, DELONE watches …

Timex - Navi Harbor Stainless Steel and Stonewashed Leather Watch

TimexNavi Harbor Stainless Steel and Stonewashed Leather Watch<p>Was $140Now $7050% off<p>Editors' Notes<p>Size & Fit<p>Details & Care<p>Delivery & Free …

When Stalin Faced Hitler

Through the first four decades of his life, Joseph Stalin achieved little. He was born in 1878 to a poor family in Gori, Georgia, then part of the …

Communist Party

10 things to try after you install iOS 11

What to do after you upgrade<p>iOS 11 is available, officially, today. It's coming to every iPhone and iPad made in the past few years, and chances are, you're going to upgrade. When you install it on your iPhone, you'll find that some things are very different than what you're used to, but the core …

1985 Moto Guzzi LeMans 1000 Mk. IV

The fourth of five generations of Guzzi’s iconic LeMans, the Mark IV got a bit of a reputation as a weird handler due to the 16″ front wheel. Part of …

When athletes share their battles with mental illness

Michael Phelps locked himself in his bedroom for four days three years ago. He’d been arrested a second time for DUI. He was despondent and adrift. He thought about suicide.<p>“I didn’t want to be alive,” he tells USA TODAY Sports. “I didn’t want to see anyone else. I didn’t want to see another …

Mental Health

Generations of Village Voice Writers Reflect on the Paper Leaving the Honor Boxes

The end of an era.<p>On Tuesday morning, Peter Barbey, owner of the <i>Village Voice</i>, assembled the staff of the storied but turbulent New York City alt-weekly for a meeting. The paper, he said, would cease print operations for the first time since its founding in 1955, but will continue to publish …

Journalism

1967 Alfa Romeo Sprint GT Veloce

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>Cars<br>• Italian<p>Among the Alfa Romeo cognoscenti there are few cars as sacred as the Giorgetto Giugiaro designed “step nose” …

WiFi and Bluetooth Speakers That Will Rock a Dorm Room

Back when I was in college, one annual rite of passage I always dreaded was lugging my hi-fi gear and giant tower speakers up the stairs to my dorm …

15 books Malcolm Gladwell thinks everyone should read

A 2015 New York Times article poked fun at how often he blurbs books and recommends them on social media.<p>The bestselling author has published multiple books and articles exploring human behavior from all angles; he also recently launched a hit podcast.<p>We dug through years of his tweets, book …

View Leonardo Da Vinci’s Notebooks Online and Go Inside the Mind of a Genius

Thanks to the British Library, we can go inside the mind of a genius and peruse Leonardo Da Vinci's notebooks. The first true Renaissance Man, Da Vinci not only painted the <i>Mona Lisa</i>, but was a master inventor who is sometimes credited with creating the parachute and helicopter. And, to top it all …

1964 Shelby AC Cobra 289

Reading time: about 5 minutes.<p>American<br>• British<br>• Cars<br>• Shelby<p>With 306 bhp and a kerb weight just a smidge over 1000 kilograms, the 1964 Shelby Cobra with …

8 World War II Films Worthy of Any Collection

War is Hell, but it does offer endless opportunities for great (and often not so great) movies. That goes double for WWII. The recently released</i> …

40 Books That Will Make You Want To Visit France

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Recast Moto Guzzi Nevada

Our custom motorbike crush today come from Belarus shop Recast Moto, a spectacular murdered out Moto Guzzi Nevada. The bike chosen was a Moto Guzzi …

45 Grooming Products That Will Help You Look Great At Any Age

Behold, the 2017 Men’s Health Grooming Awards: We tested countless gels, creams, soaps, and fragrances so you don’t have to<p>Taking care of your appearance shouldn’t be complicated, but if you’ve ever wandered down the soap aisle and felt completely drowned by your options—we feel your pain. It seems …

Skin Care

25 Documentaries That Will Change Your Life

These documentaries are powerful, shocking, heartbreaking, and intense, and each will expand the horizons of the viewers open to learning more about the world<p>Moviegoers are suckers for a true story, which is why documentary films are so endearing and fascinating. While we often respond to narrative …

Kurt Cobain

The 25 Cheapest Places To Travel This Summer

There’s nothing like a summer vacation, but it can also be one of the most expensive times to take a trip. Depending on where you want to go, airfares are sky high and hotels are at a premium.<p>I interviewed a handful of travel experts and got their favorite picks for the most affordable destinations …

Travel

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The very best notebooks for getting yourself organized

Journals to write home about.<p>Whether you want to get more done every day—have you heard of bullet journaling?—or are trying to be more organized at work, school, or home, a notebook you cherish can be the difference between a happy hum of productivity and, well, watching another episode <i>Boston Legal.</i><p>…

Doodling

63 Life Lessons I’ve Learned From History

Some meditations on my personal life, through some wisdom of the past.<p>Edward Gibbons: The Decline and the Fall of the Roman Empire<p>I read Edward …

Trump, Putin, and the New Cold War

What lay behind Russia’s interference in the 2016 election—and what lies ahead?<p>1. Soft Targets<p>On April 12, 1982, Yuri Andropov, the chairman of the K.G.B., ordered foreign-intelligence operatives to carry out “active measures”—<i>aktivniye meropriyatiya</i>—against the reëlection campaign of President …

Killer, kleptocrat, genius, spy: the many myths of Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin, you may have noticed, is everywhere. He has soldiers in Ukraine and Syria, troublemakers in the Baltics and Finland, and a hand in elections from the Czech Republic to France to the United States. And he is in the media. Not a day goes by without a big new article on “Putin’s …

Russia