Richard Hawksworth

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5 Things to Do When Shopping for Your Next Suit

Red Carpet stylist Micaela Erlanger drops knowledge on dressing for success<p>Suiting can be complicated — especially if you haven’t updated your closet in a while. So we caught up with celebrity stylist Micaela Erlanger (she dresses clients like Common and Jared Leto for red carpets and films) to …

Men's Fashion

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

How one couple adapted a 204-square-foot tiny house for their new baby

What’s it like to live in a 204-square-foot space with a baby? Samantha and Robert Garlow of SHEDsistence know, and they’re sharing their story. …

On this day in 1703: the 47 Rōnin avenge their master's death in a legendary tale of samurai honour

When Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford, first Lord Redesdale, published <i>Tales of Old Japan</i> in 1871, he introduced English readers to one of Japan’s most loved historical tales: the “Akō incident”, or the tale of the 47 rōnin.<p>The story – which is based in fact – began with Asano Naganori of Akō, a …

10 of the best WIRED long reads from 2017

The end of 2017 is upon us, and that means it’s also time for reflection. To celebrate, we’ve gathered together a list of our favourite long reads …

This cartographer’s deep dive into Google Maps is fascinating

Google Maps is more powerful than you know<p>Most people who use Google Maps do so without much attention to detail. We just need the directions, the right subway route, or the name of that good sushi place. We don’t spend too much time pondering how Google got so good at mapping the world, and what …

The Wishlist: Big Kid’s Holiday Gift Guide

The Key Armory<p>Everyone carries keys around with them on a daily basis. That doesn’t mean yours have to look like everybody else’s. Infuse your keys …

Retrogaming

Halloween Brimstone Bread

Instructables member Tye Rannosaurus has baked something special for Halloween, blood-red-on-the-inside and black-as-soot-on-the-outside Brimstone …

Horror

A Stunning Blueprint That Connects the History of Hip Hop Through a Golden Turntable Circuit Diagram

The Dorothy Collective has released “Hip-Hop Love Blueprint“, a beautiful print about the rich, musical history of the genre, through its origins up …

Photorealistic "anatomical" fish pencil-cases

Keiko Otsuhata created a set of three "anatomical fish zip-bags" for Colossal, in kinme, saury, and sea bream. They're $18 each.

Fish

Beautiful film on a Buddhist ritual only 46 monks have completed

The Kaihōgyō is a quest to become a living Buddha through 1000 days of gruelling rituals. Ivan Olita was granted rare access to a temple near Kyoto …

Foldio3

With most of today´s businesses, looking for a strong web presence and using high-quality pictures is essential, specially for promoting products. …

Amazing High Resolution Miniature Planets That Are 3D Printed to Scale

George Ioannidis of Little Planet Factory has created a wonderful line of high resolution miniature planets, moons and solar systems, each of which …

Wrap Presents in a Flash Using This Japanese Department Store Technique

After hunting down the right holiday gifts for everyone (hopefully by using our helpful guides), it's time to lock yourself in a room and start …

Crafting

Can You Pick Out All the References in This Action-Packed Scifi Poster Mashup?

Your eyeballs may not be prepared for what we’re about to show you.<p>Below is a piece of art by Josan Gonzalez and Laurie Greasley which combines …

Science Fiction

This 'Glamping' Resort Has The Most Epic View In All Of Japan

See you never, sleeping bag.<p>If you've ever rolled your eyes at the concept of "glamping" (glamorous camping), prepare to eat your words.<p>HOSHINOYA Fuji, a glamping resort nestled in the forests of a national park in Japan, is exactly what camping should be. That is, if camping included gourmet …

Tokyo Metropolitan at night

10 Things You Didn't Know about Bouldering Grades

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>5312<p>5.3K<p>SHARES<p><i>Homo sapiens</i> <b>did not stand upright and then go straight to bouldering V17.</b> The V-grades and French …

A Beautiful and Intense Look at One of Japan’s Most Dangerous Festivals, The Onbashira Matsuri

Oh! Matsuri filmed a beautiful and intense look at one of Japan’s most dangerous festivals, the Onbashira Matsuri or “Sacred Pillars Festival” where …

Elon Musk thinks we're probably living in a simulation

"Either we're going to create simulations that are indistinguishable from reality, or civilization will cease to exist," Musk says. <i>(Recode)</i><p>More on …

Mental Floss

MENTAL FLOSS STUDIOS<p>How To<p>DIY Lip Balm<p>How To<p>DIY Lip Balm<p>Food<p>Tips for Perfect Cookies<p>Food<p>Tips for Perfect Cookies<p>Fun<p>Brooklyn's rooftop …

5 Exciting Activities to Do in Yamagata! – Japan Info

Yamagata in southern Tohoku is a prefecture famous for its beautiful scenery. It is famous for its Yonezawa Wagyu beef, tasty cherries, and the great …

Make a Fold-Out, Space-Saving Tool Storage Cabinet for Your Garage or Workshop

Every workshop needs a solid tools storage system. If you can DIY it and customize it, all the better. This fold-out pegboard shelving system packs a …

Get a Full Body Kettlebell Workout With These Exercises

Kettlebells are a fun alternative to dumbbells, and their unique shape allows you to do some things that aren’t practical with other kinds of …

Why Is Westeros So F%cked Up?

There comes a moment in the fifth season of <i>Game of Thrones</i> (and I believe the third book of <i>A Song of Ice and Fire</i>) when Lord Varys, of all people, …

Floating Bonsai Tree Hovers Magically in the Air

Here’s possibly the most Zen home accessory of all time: a bonsai tree that actually floats.<p>The <b>Air Bonsai</b>, designed by Japanese studio <b>Hoshinchu</b>, is a …

Inside Ikea's top-secret lab

Supply and demand are predicated on getting the balances just right, making sure factories fulfil existing orders, avoiding excessive surplus, and …

Catch your own fish at this restaurant in Japan to save money

Japan