Ron Figura

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The Follower Factory

Everyone wants to be popular online. Some even pay for it. Inside social media’s black market.

Social Media

Planning Your LA Trip

"I love the speed of life in a big city but at the same time I also love the sunshine and the beach, so for me, Los Angeles is one of those places …

​What it's like camping and backcountry skiing in below freezing temperatures in Utah | Men’s Health

The experience bordered on suffering; but in the good way, with nearly frozen beers, first-light backcountry ski missions, and some gourmet food. Our accommodations: heated yurts. If you’ve never stayed in a yurt, winter or summer, well pal, you are missing out.<p>Despite temps ranging from -5 degrees …

The NOMATIC May Be The Most Functional Carry-On Bag Ever Built

NOMATIC Travel Bag<p>Posted in Gear<p>If a mad scientist put a travel duffel, a backpack, and dresser into some sort of evil device and switched it on, …

Beauty Guide For Men Of All Ages (Grooming, Diet and Trainingpele)

The years pass by and our body changes. These are the most true words I’ve ever heard. In each phase of our lives, it’s necessary to make some …

Elasticity

The 15 best easy cocktail recipes to make at home

With serious cocktail culture on the rise nationwide, booze enthusiasts today have an unprecedented amount of resources at their fingertips, …

Philadelphia

30 Travel Experiences to Collect so that you can say You've seen the World

Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world. So aim far, literally. These are some of the exquisite places you can be …

Northern Lights

How to Make an Impressive Smoke Filled Ice Ball To Crack Open Over a Stirred Cocktail With a Hammer

In the latest episode of Cocktail Chemistry, a skilled mixologist demonstrates how to make an impressive “smoke bomb” using just a few tools, fire, …

Build Yourself A Home Bar Without Going Broke

It’s pretty safe to say that craft cocktail culture is spiking worldwide. The upside is that we’re drinking and rediscovering classic drinks and inventing new ones every day. The downside is that going out and getting sloppy on cocktails is expensive, sometimes prohibitively so.<p>Mixing cocktails is …

10 Huge Mistakes People Make When Booking Flights

Photo by Christian Baron/Pexel<p>The view is just better from the top.<p>Tips from a pro on when and how to book your air travel.<p>When it comes to air …

The 4 Rituals That Will Make You an Expert at Anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

Self-improvement

30 Masculine Bedroom Ideas Evoking Style

Enigmatic or minimalist, rustic or industrial, a man’s bedroom is the place where a lifestyle emerges. Choosing to surround yourself with fragments …

Pixelated pictures? Eliminating noise takes just one click

You don’t need a formal photography education to make a pretty good snap. But sometimes, it would be nice to have a simple fix for a technical challenge without requiring a textbook or expensive software.<p>Take noise. In non-scientific terms, it’s the appearance that your pictures were taken in a …

Tutorials

How to Shoot in Low Light 9 Commonly Asked Questions

According to British photojournalist Donald McCullin, “There is no such thing as bad light, just misunderstood light.” Many photographers consider …

PUMA XS-500 Woven

Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>12<p>12<p>SHARES<p>PUMA Lab debuted last year through a partnership with Foot Locker, offering products built on the …

PUMA Introduces the IGNITE Sneaker

PUMA might be known for its popular retro releases, but it is coming out with a brand new<p>PUMA might be known for its popular retro releases, but it is coming out with a brand new silhouette for Spring/Summer 2015. The IGNITE is designed to complement an active, stylish lifestyle with innovative …

Shoes

31 Insanely Clever Products To Organize Your Whole Life

Your clutter will soon be under their control.

Shopping

Walnut Whiskey Case

It's not literally made of walnut — that would make it box, not a case. Instead, the Walnut Whiskey Case is hand-stitched and hand-dyed using …

NomadClip USB Charger Carabiner

Whether it’s a keychain, a bag clip, or a hands-free carrying system, a carabiner can be used for<p>Whether it’s a keychain, a bag clip, or a hands-free carrying system, a carabiner can be used for just about anything. San Francisco-based Nomad has added another function to this versatile tool, by …

Gear & Gadgets

How Tube Amps Work

<b>The Voltages</b><p><b>AC4 Tubes</b><br>The AC4 uses four tubes—an EZ80 rectifier, an EF86 preamp tube, an EL84 power tube, and an ECC83 (12AX7)—to drive the tremolo …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

Aerelight

With a slim design and smart features, the Aerelight deserves a spot on your desk or nightstand. It's built using sustainable materials, most notably …

Hilla Shamia casts tree trunks with molten aluminium to form furniture

Tel Aviv-based Hilla Shamia Design Studio's Wood Casting collection is made by inserting lengths of tree trunk into a mould and filling the spaces …

Furniture

Bamford Watch Department x Lexdray Watch Roll

Despite the luxurious nature of a Bamford Watch Department watch, the watch customizer introduces a<p>Despite the luxurious nature of a Bamford Watch Department watch, the watch customizer introduces a decidedly more accessible product with a collaborative watch roll with Lexdray. The design features …

Tequila Mockingbird

Curling up with a good read and a good drink is one of life's simple pleasures, which is why <i>Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist</i> is …

Bamford Rolex Milgauss Aftershock Watch

Author:<p>Freshness<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>0<p>0<p>SHARES<p>The Milgauss was first introduced in 1956, designed as an antimagnetic watch for people working in …