Michael Beene

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You Should Really Go to a Sex Resort

"You know in Jamaica there's only sex, sea and sun and I can give you all three," my driver asserted with a wink as I, already soggy from the Jamaican humidity, boarded his bus en route to Hedonism II, one of the world's leading sex resorts. I had arrived.<p><i>Mona Lisa</i> with her breasts exposed is a …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Who Makes the Best NATO Strap?

The NATO-style watch strap has become more than an essential watch accessory — it’s practically a <i>necessity</i> if you love watches. And it’s not hard to …

Smartwatches

The Best Dive Watches: Wear These All Summer Long

A beater watch is not something that’s meant to be thrashed then thrown out. Yes, it should be built to take a beating during beach trips, …

Watches

9 questions about anal sex you've been too afraid to ask — answered

1/<p>1. Does anal sex always hurt?<p>Shutterstock<p>If done properly, anal sex should be more pleasurable than painful. But in order to achieve this, there …

Comedy

Mark Hamill Strongly Suggests Luke Skywalker is Back in ‘Star Wars 9’

Mark's gonna haunt us forever.<p>At the end of <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi,</i> Luke Skywalker said: “see ya around, kid.” And now, it seems like Luke and is …

Samsung’s Gear S4 running Wear OS may arrive w/ ‘Galaxy Watch’ branding, some specs revealed

A couple of months ago rumors started hitting the web that Samsung was going to adopt Google’s Wear OS on an upcoming smartwatch. Since then, we’ve heard mixed reports, but today a well-known leaker is giving us a handful of new details.<p>To quickly recap what we’ve heard so far, back in May a rumor …

Rebooted Hummer H1 Aims for Perfection

Lux H1 fun with 500 hp starts at $218,499<p>If you think the original Hummer H1 is or could be a perfect SUV, then keep reading. Mil-Spec Automotive (MSA) rolled out its Launch Edition H1 and if you like what you see, you can have one as long as you have at least $218,499 on hand.<p>MSA says its …

The lake escape: 20 great European holidays beside the water

Sometimes, even the most turbulent seasons can be soothed into serenity by a sighting of waves flowing softly to land. Ask Maxim Gorky. Exiled from Russia in the wake of the Moscow uprising of 1905 (a pre-cursor to the revolution that would ensue in 1917) and his imprisonment in St Petersburg, the …

European Travel

Under Pressure: 10 Best Affordable Dive Watches

Developed to operate hundreds of feet under water, the dive watch has distinctly aggressive and masculine look to it. That may be why so many guys …

WOW Air Is Offering $69 Flights to Iceland (Video)

Don’t mind if we do.<p>Tourism in Iceland is booming, and for good reason: Between the gorgeous landscapes, geothermal pools, and dazzling midnight sun, …

Los Angeles

The M5 makes a lot more power than BMW admits

Well, well, well, it seems BMW has underrated its latest M-division product.That is the 2018 BMW M5, and dyno testing shows it's making more power …

BMW

That High Life, Though: The Coolest Rooftop Bars Around the World

We’re slowly emerging from the long winter chill here in the Northern Hemisphere. That means it’s just about time to head outdoors. The only thing …

The Genesis Essentia is a Stunningly Gorgeous Electric Concept

Now this is how you design a concept car<p>If you want a luxury sedan that offers great value for your money, the midsize Genesis G80 and the larger G90 should absolutely be on your radar. And when the compact G70 finally goes on sale, we expect it to give Lexus and Infiniti dealers a serious …

Lum-Tec Bull42 A22

Lum-Tec are a family run Ohio-USA based company devoted to bringing you the best quality watches on the market. They take watch manufacturing and …

Eight spectacular watches launching at Baselworld

<b>Chopard ramps it up in style</b><p>Fresh from taking top prize at the Oscars of watchmaking, the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève, with its L.U.C Full Strike minute repeater, Chopard has pulled another surprise with the revelation this week of a spectacular super complication.<p>The L.U.C All-in-One lives …

Why Are Enamel Dial Watches So Expensive?

Most watch dials start as a disc of raw metal. It doesn’t matter if your watch costs a few hundred dollars or a few thousand. That metal disc is then …

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

13 grammar myths you should stop believing

Myth 1 — Never start a sentence with 'and,' 'but' or 'so'<p>According to the grammar experts at the 'Chicago Manual of Style,' you don't have to do mental gymnastics to avoid starting a sentence with a conjunction. "There is a widespread belief — one with no historical or grammatical foundation — that …

Language

Netflix Has Secret Codes to Unlock Hidden Shows and Movies

It's time to re-up the queue.<p>If your Netflix queue is starting to show you the same predictable shows and genres, this may be the hack you've been waiting for.<p>As we all know, Netflix selects recommended shows and movies based on what you've previously watched. This means that if you share your …

TV shows

Hamilton’s Reasonably-Priced Pilot’s Watch Is a Throwback to the Days of Early Aviation

Though we most often associate watches like the Rolex GMT and IWC Mark series with pioneering aviation timepieces, Hamilton’s timepieces played a …

7 Forgotten Watch Brands Collectors Will Love

Brand names like Rolex, Patek, Audemars Piguet and Omega dominate the headspace of vintage watch collectors, not just because of their exceptional …

Get Excited for the New Toyota Supra With This Preview Video

The Supra is back, baby<p>Toyota chose this year’s Geneva Motor Show to reveal a car we’ve been waiting for years to see: the new Supra. Well, sort of. Toyota actually revealed the Supra-based GR Supra Racing Concept, meaning the wait to see the new Supra road car continues. Toyota has yet to announce …

50 Terms Every Watch-Lover Needs to Know

Like cars and computers, the terminology behind watches is almost as complicated as the mechanics that drive them. Diehard watch nerds throw around …

Breitling Release New Navitimer 8 at New York Event

The ever-changing world of horology is always party to new and exciting designs from myriad modern producers, but it’s not every day that a …

Watches

Swiss watchmaker Jaquet Droz launches The Charming Bird wristwatch  | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

Swiss watchmaker Jaquet Droz created the first timepiece featuring a singing bird more than 200 years ago. Today, the 280-year-old watch brand has …

7 International Cities Where You Could Live in Luxury Without Breaking the Bank

The idea of picking up and transporting your life to another part of the world can be daunting. But if you can summon all your strength, language …

Seiko Tuna For The Rest of Us

Sacred ground to geeks, a rathole to others. This Seiko Tuna article is for the rest of us. The hope is to provide an overview of the Seiko Tuna’s …

Watches

Timex and Todd Snyder release a stainless steel collection of MK1s

The collection is based on a standard issue model from 1982.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>8<p>For Todd Snyder's newest collection of Timexes, …

The Real Story Behind Disney's Mulan

Mulan is seen as one of the most inspirational Disney feature films because Mulan isn't some helpless and demure princess who has to be saved by a …

15 cities across the world that should be at the top of your travel bucket-list

Every year, we ask our readers to rate the best cities in the world, and the results continue to surprise us. Not only do newcomers sometimes float to the top, but longtime favorites also continue to reappear — a testament to a destination's enduring popularity. This year's group of winners span …