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43 Of The Most Amazing Gifts Of 2016

Find something for everyone on your list.<p>It's no fun to look at gifts if they're all sold out. Nope, not helpful. Not helpful at all.

Shopping

Facebook's Sneaky Plan to Rule Over America's Internet Is Scary as Hell

In recent months, Facebook has been secretly meeting with White House officials and wireless carriers about launching its controversial Free Basics …

The most dazzling city of the ancient world

A new exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrates Pergamon, the stunning city that reveals a great deal about the ancient world, writes Alastair Sooke.<p>When Alexander the Great died in Babylon, still only in his early 30s, in 323 BC, he left behind a vast kingdom, sprawling across three …

Ancient History

An Ode to the 1961 Land Rover Series IIA

As a kid, Sean Gorman lusted after the 1961 Land Rover parked next to his grandparent’s house in the mountains above Boulder, Colorado. In fact, when he was 16, he told the owner he’d buy the truck if it ever went on sale. Four years later, it was his. “I took that thing all over Colorado,” he …

Land Rover

Grocery delivery startup Instacart to slash pay for shoppers and drivers

The San Francisco-based company valued at $2bn will cut shoppers’ per-item commission by 50%, and drivers will see a 63% drop, according to reports<p>Instacart, the San Francisco-based grocery delivery startup valued at $2bn, is slashing pay for its shoppers and drivers, according to reports.<p>In San …

eCommerce

5 custom motorcycles we really want for Christmas

We’ve put together a not-inexpensive wish list for this year’s festivities…<p>Christmas is just around the corner, and we haven’t even thought about …

Checking In: Mandapa, Bali's Splendid New Jungle Resort

While many resorts are sequestered from their surroundings, Mandapa is fully connected to the life and culture of the island.<p>Luxury resorts are like …

Asia Travel

No Man's Sky: From Humble Beginnings

A short history of a universe.<p>No Man’s Sky existed before Joe Danger. In the early days of Hello Games – around 2012 when there was just four people …

No Man's Sky

2015 Harley-Davidson Street 750 Review - First Ride

How Men And Women Process Emotions Differently

Are women "wired" to be more emotional? Not exactly -- but new research provides more evidence that the male and female brain may have very different ways of processing emotion.<p>Previous research has shown that women generally experience higher levels of emotional stimulation than men. Now, a new …

Gender

Atomic Bomb Tests From 1950's & 1960's Helped Show That Brain Cells Can Be Created In Adulthood

Aboveground nuclear bomb testing in the 1950s and 1960s inadvertently gave modern scientists a way to prove the adult brain regularly creates new neurons, research reveals.<p>Researchers used to believe that the brain changed little once it finished maturing. That view is now considered out of date, …

10 Most Popular PetaPixel Posts of 2014

We’ve come to the end of yet another year of covering the latest and greatest in the wonderful world of photography. Before we head into 2015, here’s …

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Motorcycle Jeans by Tobacco MC

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Clothing<br>• Gear<br>• Safety<p>We’re in the midst of a surge in popularity and demand for Kevlar-lined motorcycle jeans, …

Clothing

That '70s Show: new Bonneville, vintage style

Most builders rhapsodize about their bikes, scattering superlatives like autumn leaves on a country road. Kev Taggart describes his Triumph Bonneville T100 as “Small, squat, and tough as old boots.”<p>Kev can afford to be blunt. He’s one half of the English workshop Spirit of The Seventies, and a man …

Vintage

Back To The Future: custom Honda Nighthawk

Some custom shops like to breathe new life into old motorcycles. Others put a vintage spin on modern machinery.<p>Tito and Jose of Spain’s Macco Motors have gone for the vintage approach with this CB750, and it works a treat. You’d never guess at first glance, but it’s actually a 2002 Honda—the model …

License Plates

How Dogs Understand What We Say

Scientists — and anyone who lives with a canine — know that dogs pay close attention to the emotion in our voices. They listen for whether our tone is friendly or mean, how the pitch goes up or down and even the rhythms in our speech.<p>But what about the meaning of the words we say?<p>Sure, a few …

The Man Who Disobeyed His Boss And Opened The Berlin Wall

To many Germans, Harald Jaeger is the man who opened the Berlin Wall.<p>It's a legacy that still makes the former East German border officer uncomfortable 25 years after he defied his superiors' orders and let thousands of East Berliners pour across his checkpoint into the West.<p>"I didn't open the …

13 Apps For Transforming Your Phone Into The Ultimate Toolkit

From apps that makes budgeting beautiful to ones that let you know the exact minute it's going to rain, there's something for every lifestyle.<p>We've collected the best of the best in this unique mix, and we tossed in a few lesser-known surprises to show what modern apps can do.

Apps

How the colour red warps the mind

Red is perhaps the most manipulative colour, influencing everything from your behaviour in the workplace to your love life. How? David Robson finds out.<p>We can never know what was going through our ancestors’ minds, tens of thousands of years ago, when they first picked up natural crayons and began …

Psychology

The Glory Days of British Motorbikes - BBC Cafe Racers Part 3

Gael Monfils Stuns French Open Crowd with Incredible Dance Moves

Adverse weather conditions may have disrupted play on Day 2 of this year’s French Open, but that didn’t prevent Gael Monfils from wowing the Roland Garros crowd.<p>As per Stuart Fraser of the <i>Daily Mail</i>, Frenchman Monfils “is renowned as one of the biggest entertainers on the tour," and he certainly …

Tennis

Triumph Scrambler - Dagger Cycles

I’ve always liked the idea of custom bikes having a soundtrack. So much so, we used to always ask the builders who were featured on the site the same …

Dagger Cycles Scrambler

When pictures of the latest build from Italian outfit Dagger Cycles landed in The Bike Shed inbox they were accompanied by these words.<p><i>“Customising a</i> …

Prada Sues Preferred Fragrance Inc. For Blatant 'Prada Candy' Knock-Off

Fragrance brands face enough customer competition on department store shelves. But factor in all of the knock-offs that go with those brand-name scents? Things are bound to get ugly.<p>Prada has filed suit against Preferred Fragrance Inc., the self-proclaimed "leading distributor of designer-inspired …

How To Build A Scrambler

You’ve searched the web, watched the moody videos, and discovered that your street tires don’t like wet grass. You’ve decided you need a scrambler—but how do you tweak your bike for good dirty fun, with a bit of extra style?<p>Here we’ll focus on the best-value mods, balancing cost with performance. …

Motorcycles