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Riding Gear - Icon 1000 Truant 2 boot

<b>“Is it a moccasin? Is it a hi-top? Literally, no one knows.”</b><br>The Icon 1000 approach to marketing their new Truant 2 riding boots may sound a bit like …

Shoes

Motorcyclist Garage: Wire-Spoked vs. Alloy Motorcycle Wheels

In the 1960s, nearly all bikes rolled on wire-spoked wheels. Then, in the ’70s, one-piece alloy wheels appeared, and these days, the vast majority of …

Motocross

Post-war BMW Twins

In 1950, BMW returned to building twin-cylinder motorcycles. Talana Gamah takes us on a whistlestop tour of the marque's classic airhead models, …

Motorcycles

How to get rich as AI takes over the world

In 2014, MIT economists Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson created a new zeitgeist with a book declaring The Second Machine Age — a time of …

Good News From Science: Night Owls Are Smarter and More Creative

Sleep long and prosper.<p>You know how people associate sleeping in with laziness? I used to have a terrible habit of not going to bed until the early hours of morning. Whether I was up all night doing work, surfing the net or reading articles, it always felt like there weren't enough hours in the …

10 Useful Tips for Writing Effective Bash Scripts in Linux

Shell scripting is the easiest form of programming you can learn/do in Linux. More so, it is a required skill for system administration for …

Linux

Rendering Expert Releases Physical Sketchbook to Teach You How to Draw the Human Figure

The template-filled book uses a "phasing-out" technique to get you going<p>Mark Kokavec runs Render Demo, an online design training resource offering …

The best Chrome extensions to boost your productivity right now

Thanks to the emergence of Web-based tools and services, most of us work primarily in the browser these days, and that means it’s our main productivity center.<p>Google Chrome is far and away the most popular browser around and it supports a huge number of extensions, which are essentially plugins …

Productivity

This investor blends Warren Buffett’s approach with dividend investing

<b>Brad Ferris</b><p><b>Occupation</b><p>Registered nurse<p><b>Portfolio</b><p>Includes shares in Bank of Nova Scotia, Royal Bank of Canada, Canadian National Railway Co., Metro Inc., Saputo Inc., BCE Inc., Rogers Communication Inc., Enbridge Inc., Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Coca-Cola Co. and Johnson & Johnson.<p><b>The investor</b><p>Married …

Minimalist Tattoos That'll Inspire Your Next Ink Addition

Getting a tattoo is a major commitment, especially when it's a larger design that covers a ton of skin. If you're weary of getting inked, or maybe …

17 Genius Cooking Tricks That Professional Chefs Want You To Know

Steal their secrets and everything you make will get a little bit more delicious.

These are the things you should really know before visiting Japan

Don’t be caught out by surprise. Here are some top tips that will come in handy for anyone visiting for the first time. 1: Take plenty of cash Japan …

Japan

19 Ridiculously Cute Best Friend Tattoos

Inspired by Hailey Baldwin's latest inking<p>1. Hailey Baldwin's gente<p>2. Pinky promise<p>3. To infinity and beyond<p>4. Double trouble<p>5. Walkie talkies<p>6. Flying with the squad<p>7. Loyal-tea (so punny)<p>8. Buddies for life<p>9. Diamonds are forever (literally)<p>10. Cat high five, yo<p>11. I heart you<p>12. You keep me …

Hailey Baldwin

Need Waterproof Hiking Shoes? Try Titanium 'OutDry'

From snow to the rocky trails (to mosquito-infested muskeg in Alaska) one shoe has been on my feet more than any other this year.<p><b>As a gear editor, I</b> …

Backpacking

The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2016

Though you'll probably want to move to the one nicknamed "9,000 feet above stress level."<p>The Smithsonian just released its annual list of the best small towns in America, and this year's roundup is bound to give you intense wanderlust.

This website lets you book private jet rides that are cheaper than some commercial flights

Stratajet bills itself as "the world's first online private jet marketplace," using technology to pull up real-time prices and availability for aircraft, much like Skyscanner or Expedia except for private jets.<p>Though it's not the only private jet booking website online, it's the first to let users …

Aviation

VPNs Are Old: Better Ways to Access Region-Blocked Video

Advertisement<p>Internet users outside of the United States are blocked from accessing the wealth of streaming video and music content available to …

Televisions

The 7 Biggest Mistakes Travelers Make in Iceland

All photos by author<p>Venture off the tourist track in Iceland<p>Iceland may be a popular destination, but most travelers are missing out<p>Once inhabiting …

The Trailer For Aaron Paul’s New TV Series Looks Incredible

With Amazon winning Golden Globes for best comedy two years in a row with <i>Transparent</i> and <i>Mozart in the Jungle</i>, Hulu is not about to be left behind. They fetched their first Golden Globe nomination this year with the spectacular series <i>Casual</i>, and they’re gunning for another next year with the new …

Golden Globes

Intel and Warner Bros. sue Chinese company for stripping out video encryption

How do you show users a movie online without letting them make a copy? For streaming services like iTunes, Amazon, and Netflix, the answer has been High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), an Intel-owned system that encrypts the video stream on its way to your screen, preventing it from …

If you love technology, you need to watch this one Netflix show

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas weekend. I spent part of mine watching one of the best new TV shows I've ever come across on Netflix, from …

Charlie Brooker

Video license deal protects the future of 4K

The future of 4K video has been in doubt as of late. You see, the HEVC Advance group that's licensing the H.265/HEVC video format (crucial to stuffing 4K into modern data pipes) wanted steep royalties seemingly everywhere, with no cap -- even free services faced a small outlay. It was so pricey …