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Freedom is a Full Tank Tee

Reading time: less than a minute.<p>Clothing<br>• Gear<br>• Tees<p>The <i>Freedom is a Full Tank</i> t-shirt by Lords of Gastown contains one of the most enduring statements …

1932 Ford Model 18 Edsel Ford Speedster

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>American<br>• Cars<br>• Ford<br>• Hot Rods<p>The 1932 Ford Model 18 Edsel Ford Speedster was developed by Henry Ford’s son and President of …

Classic Cars

The Benefits of Peer-to-Peer Praise at Work

In <i>The Happiness Advantage</i>, I describe an experience with a leader at a Fortune 100 company who told me, “We don’t need a happiness program, we <i>pay</i> people to be engaged.” This is a surprisingly common refrain from unenlightened leaders, an assumption based upon the belief that pay equals engagement. …

Apple vs. the FBI Is Really, Really Complicated

HBR STAFF<p>Apple’s Tim Cook appears to be mad as hell. His open letter to customers — in which he scoffed at a court order that would compel Apple (under a 227-year-old law) to write code to help unlock a phone that’s part of a terrorist investigation — put the internet’s hot take machine into …

The 'Sherp' is a Custom Built Russian SUV That Can Go Anywhere

The Sherp is a private all terrain vehicle developed by Russian “technologist” Aleksei Garagashian. Coincidentally or not, the Sherp (curiously …

ExoLens x Zeiss

Posted in Uncategorized<p>Zeiss is the global gold standard in camera lens technology. Now they’ve created a collection of high-quality external glass …

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike

Posted in Best Books for Men and Media<p>In this new memoir, Nike founder and CEO Phil Knight shares the inside story of the $30 billion-dollar global …

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What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it's fame and money, you're not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert …

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Remaking The BMW R nineT, Paris Style

The BMW R nineT ranks as one of our favorite modern motorcycles. But although it’s classy, it’s also laden with components all vying for attention.<p>This new build from Paris’ Clutch Custom Motorcycles is less fussy, and more chic. It’s as though the BMW’s ready-to-wear outfit has been swapped for an …

The 6 Most Important Trends in SaaS | Inc.com

Pundits are already calling the February 5th stock market rout "Black Friday" and asking if the $18 billion one-day drop in market cap suffered by Salesforce, Workday, and LinkedIn is an omen for software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies.<p>I recently had the chance to speak with Eric M. Jackson from …

SaaS

The Obscure 1789 Statute That Could Force Apple to Unlock a Smartphone

Using the All Writs Act to force decryption of smartphones is the next stage of the crypto wars.<p>Law enforcement have asked a magistrate judge in the Eastern District of New York to compel Apple, Inc. to unlock (and possibly decrypt) an iPhone. In response, Magistrate Judge James Orenstein has asked …

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Nature

Biking through Scotland’s Abandoned Bothys

Speckled through the Scottish highlands sits century-old structures that have been long deserted by their original inhabitants. The lack of heat, …

ICON FJ Series

This is Timeless UtilityThe lineup of <b>ICON vehicles</b> are described by its creator, <b>Jonathan Ward</b>, as “a vehicle without peers for a journey without …

Customers

Mophie Juice Pack H2PRO Case

Power and protection. Two of your main concerns when dragging an iPhone into the wilderness. The Mophie Juice Pack H2PRO Case covers both. It gives …

Clockwork Twenty2 Motorcycle

The Honda CB750 is one of the most important Japanese sport bikes of all time. The Clockwork Twenty2 Motorcycle takes a 1978 model and turns it into …

Manfrotto Klyp iPhone Photo Case

The iPhone is the most popular camera in the world. Manfrotto makes some of the most popular camera accessories in the world. So the Manfrotto Klyp …

Lily Camera

Drones are fantastic photography tools. Unfortunately, they typically require someone controlling them, so it's a bit difficult to photograph <i>yourself</i> …

The sting: an American drugs bust in west Africa

Using undercover agents, the DEA spent four years trying to bring down a cocaine trafficking gang in Liberia. Was the operation a triumph in the global war on drugs or a case of American overreach?<p>On a sultry May afternoon in 2009, a car stopped at the end of a dirt road in the Liberian capital of …

Crime

WonderCube

It occupies just one cubic inch, yet the WonderCube offers tons of functionality. Designed to stay on your keychain — and thus travel with you pretty …

How Did The FBI Break Tor?

Global law enforcement conducted a massive raid of the Dark Web this week. It started with the FBI takedown of Silk Road 2.0 and the arrest of its alleged operator Blake Benthall in San Francisco on Wednesday. But it quickly exploded from there, as European counterparts seized over 400 black market …

FREAK Attack: The Chickens of ‘90s Crypto Restriction Come Home to Roost

Today researchers disclosed a new security flaw in TLS/SSL, the protocol used to secure web connections. The flaw is significant in itself, but it is …

Information Security

Snowden files: Inside Waihopai's domes

NICKY HAGER AND RYAN GALLAGHER<p>The technology of spying.<p>The Waihopai intelligence base looks oddly alien and out of place: huge white "golf ball" …

How to Photograph Sunsets: 10 Tips for the Perfect Shot

We all love capturing sunsets. Not surprisingly, photographs of sunsets (including sunrise, for that matter) constitute a big portion of the …