Seth Howard

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It’s Time You Cooked with a Carbon Steel Skillet — The Lighter, Stronger Sibling to Cast-Iron

In recent years, there’s been much ado about cast-iron cookware — and with good reason. It sears beautifully, lasts forever and makes for great …

‘Annihilation’ Is Mind-Blowing, and the Best Sci-Fi Film in Years

Filmmaker Alex Garland’s (‘Ex Machina’) latest follows a team of female scientists, led by Natalie Portman, into a mysterious expanding portal that …

How to Drink Like Your Grandfather

If you’re into the experimental cocktail scene, no one’s going to stop you. Go ahead and drink your Ron Swanson disapproved drinks. But when we’re …

Probably Whiskey Mug

The hell with keeping up appearances. Why not just be real about it and skip all the lying and covert ops? This mug shares with the world what it was …

The Duo Glass Might Be the Best Whiskey Glass Around

After almost a year of research, development and testing, the team at Aged & Ore has finally released all the details on what might be the best …

Life Hack: For a Calm and Cozy Bedroom, Switch Your Light Bulb

Before electricity, interiors were illuminated by flame, with candles and gas lamps that cast a natural glow. These days, however, high-impact, …

Analog: Under The Radar / 01

Sampha / <i>Process</i> ($23) <br>Bully / <i>Losing</i> ($18) <br>Sylvan Esso / <i>What Now</i> ($20) <br>Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile / <i>Lotta Sea Lice</i> ($19) <br>The Go! Team / <i>Semicircle</i> …

The King of Space-Age Pop

Back in 1994 the release of the compilation CD <i>Space Age Bachelor Pad Music</i> on the Weehawken, NJ-based Bar None label put the name of Esquivel on …

19 Netflix Original Movies You Didn't Know Existed That Are Gonna Be Your New Obsessions

Did you know that there's more to Netflix original content than <i>Stranger Things</i> (staff writer: Jessie Nickson-Lopez) and <i>The Crown</i> (casting: Nina …

VW's iconic microbus is making a comeback in 2022 — and it's getting a big update

Once a symbol of American counterculture during the 1960s and '70s, Volkswagen's microbus was discontinued in 2013 due to safety concerns.<p>But in 2017, Volkswagen revealed a concept for a new, fully-electric microbus — the I.D. Buzz — and confirmed it would go into production and reach dealerships …

Computers saw Jesus, graffiti, and selfies in this art, and critics were floored

The Barnes Foundation art gallery, located in Philadelphia, boasts a collection of famous work you’d probably recognize, whether that’s Vincent van …

These IKEA Hacks Will Dominate 2018

2018 is upon us, and do you know what that means? It's a brand new year to iterate, embellish, alter, paint, and reconfigure IKEA stuff —we'll use …

The 100 Best Products of 2017

The word “best” gets thrown around a lot these days — so much, in fact, that it can sometimes read empty. At <i>Gear Patrol</i>, we use “best” to describe …

Gear & Gadgets

Watch: We Asked a Sushi Chef to Put These Japanese Cooking Knives Through the Wringer

Best Made Company has a name that begs to be tested, so we demo’d their Japanese Chef’s Knives.<p>Like kitchens themselves, good knives should be both practical and attractive. In the case of Best Made Company’s four-piece Japanese Chef’s set, function and beauty are inextricably linked.<p>Forge-welded …

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14 Netflix Series And Movies That Will Totally @#$%&! You Up

If Black Mirror wasn't enough for you, here are some picks with more nightmares, disturbing visions, and very weird plots.<p><i>This post was translated from Portuguese.</i>

The 15 Best Bourbons You Can Buy in 2018

Bourbon has never been more popular than it is right now. This definitive guide of the best bourbons of 2018 explores everything you need to know …

Best Skincare

Hidden gems of 2017: great albums you may have missed

Michael Cragg, Kitty Empire, Leander Hobbs, Tara Joshi, Nicholas Kenyon, Fiona Maddocks, Paul Mardles, Phil Mongredien, Damien Morris, Stephen Pritchard, Laura Snapes, Neil Spencer

My Top 10 Jazz Albums of 2017

It's that time of the year when I shift away from the world's calamities to some of its finest achievements (for a minute anyway), which is to say, …

14 Delightful-Sounding Gifts for the Discerning Audiophile

12.09.17<p>10:00 am<p>From headphones and speakers to accessories for their vinyl LPs, these gift ideas will appeal to any audio …

A Lighter, Smoother Cast-Iron Skillet That’s Big Enough for the Whole Family

The Field Skillet is 25 to 50 percent lighter than traditional skillets. But what really separates it from your standard big-box variety is the …

Photographer Reveals How To Take Stunning Portraits With Christmas Lights In Ordinary Bedroom, And Results Will Amaze You

Photographer Irene Rudnyk decided to get into the holiday spirit with a photoshoot using the warm ambiance of Christmas lights.<p>In a short video …

These very British speakers leave the Audiophiliac gobsmacked

Not all high-end speakers look, feel or sound like luxury objects, but the Harbeth Monitor 30.2 40th Anniversary Edition speaker absolutely does. Run your fingers over the speaker's silver eucalyptus veneers and you'll get a sense of craftsmanship that should be de rigueur on all similarly priced …

2017 Gift Guide: Kids

There’s something about shopping for kids that feels way more fun than adults, right? Maybe it’s getting to re-live our childhood during the hunt for …

Top 20 Jazz Albums of 2017

In another turbulent year of head-spinning change, much of it unwelcome, jazz has once again proved itself as resilient and inspirational as ever.</i> …

Heavy Rotation: The Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Each month, NPR Music asks our friends at public radio stations around the country for the songs they can't stop spinning. Whether it's a new song from a local artist or a band from the other side of the world, the mix is likely to include something you've never heard before.<p>November's playlist …

NME's Top 50 Albums of 2017

Long-running UK mag <b>NME</b> have published their list of the top 50 albums of 2017. <b>Lorde</b> and <b>Kendrick Lamar</b> are both in the top 3 (and sure to be in more …

The 100+ Best Holiday Gifts of 2017

Give the Gift of Gear<p>Here it is: the ultimate 2017 holiday gift guide, compiled by our editors. To keep things simple, we’ve organized the list by …

The ECM Catalog Comes to Streaming

Why is this news? Two reasons—there's a ton of great music in their vaults, and ECM's focus on sound quality has kept them away from streaming. Until …

The Audiophiliac picks the best speakers of 2017