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Without a Doubt, the 9 Best Documentaries on Amazon Prime Will Change Your Life

If you're a regular MyDomaine reader, you've no doubt noticed I've been watching a lot of documentaries lately. In the past few months, I've scrolled …

Love Stories

Versus: $100 Helmets

Serious noggin' protection for less than a Benjamin<p><b>Words: JC Canfield</b><p>When it comes to riding gear, no one piece of equipment is more important than a …

Helmets

In front of an international audience, Trump delivered the single most embarrassing moment thus far

Donald Trump has struggled to connect with world leaders, primarily because they prefer to discuss policy and the hard issues facing the world …

The Frozen Road

From filmmaker Ben Page, <i>The Frozen Road</i> chronicles the Canadian Arctic segment of his bike ride around the world. The film captures Page as he encounters frigid temperatures, a hungry pack of wolves, and the anxiety of traveling alone. The video has taken home awards from the Banff Mountain Film …

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

This super-simple (and free) airport hack lets you skip the line at US Customs

I love a good healthy travel hack as much as the next person—whether it’s ways to stay hydrated on an airplane, catch some zzz’s (even in coach), or …

Flying

JPEG vs. PNG: When and why to use one format over the other

In the world of digital imaging, there are two image formats that prevail above all else: JPEG (or JPG) and PNG.<p>At first glance, a single image shown …

Tutorials

10 Life Habits All Extremely Happy People Prioritize

These lifelong habits build material and emotional wealth.<p>Many things in this world are a waste of time. I find myself wanting to maximize every second of my day--from the moment I wake up to the minute I fall asleep. Unfortunately, this high motivation creates a problem--discerning worthwhile …

Happiness

Destination: Two Long-Weekend Canoe Routes on the French River, Ontario

<b>Photos and words by Shawn James</b><p>The French River<p>To call your self a backcountry camper in Ontario, Canada, an overnight trip on the French River is a …

Hiking

Shh… This Is Where French Girls Go on Summer Vacation (and Why You Should Too)

The sparkling Eiffel Tower might have been what first drew you to France, but trust us, the tiny towns outside the French capital are what will keep …

RANKED: The 7 cheapest holiday destinations in Europe

The average cost of a one night stay per person was analysed in 84 places around the globe to produce the ranking.<p>The total per person includes the split cost of a hotel room, a meal for two with a shared bottle of wine, a shared 3km taxi journey, as well as a coffee, a cocktail, and a beer …

The Best Mentality For Life That Will Make You Much Happier And More Successful

Your Attitude Makes All The Difference<p>We are all born with our own gifts and talents, but what separates an average person from a truly exceptional …

Catch Waves at These Top Caribbean Surf Spots

Caribbean

A Bucket List of the Best Hikes in the World

Alta Via, Italy<p>Image 1 of 18<p>Picture-perfect scenery awaits on the Ligurian Coast of Italy where the Alta Via, or High Path, in the Cinque Terra …

Hiking

This Tool Tells You If It's Cheaper to Drive or Fly

You're going to want to bookmark this.<p>Now there's one less barrier to going on vacation. TravelMath, a website that calculates the cost of travel, can figure out if you should drive or fly to cities around the world, according to Lifehacker. The website uses a "travel cost calculator" to consider …

Here's a Look at How Much Faster an F1 Car Is than a Superbike

I’ll be the first to admit that car vs. bike tests have, generally speaking, run their course. By now we know that a production bike will lap faster …

Superbikes

Why Worry? Because We Do. But We Can Kick the Habit.

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have different kinds of mental routines. Some are positive and nourishing to the mind, while some are so negative and tragic that they actually lead to death.<p>A key part in reprogramming the mind for optimal performance …

Self-help

Top 10 Motorcycle Rides in the U.S.

Explore the best drives in the United States for motorcyclists.<p>There’s something uniquely satisfying about touring by motorcycle. The enhanced sense of freedom. The heightened adventure and awareness as you sweep through twisties and curves. You could never get so close to nature's beauty from …

2014 Jeep Cherokee: Long-term wrap-up [w/video]

Saying Goodbye To Our Rugged, Reliable, Well-Rounded Trailhawk<p>Sorry, Sweet Brown. Your place in <i>Autoblog</i> history as the most highly demanded long-term car has come to an end. We just finished a one-year test of a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk, and after 27,000 miles of hard use, one thing is very …

Lenovo's super-light LaVie Z laptop is now available

If you've been jonesing for a featherweight laptop but feel that Apple's MacBook rubs you the wrong way, you're in luck: as promised, Lenovo is now selling the LaVie Z and LaVie Z 360 in the US. Both 13-inch systems largely resemble what you saw in January, and strike a careful balance between …

The High-Performance Eggs Benedict

This June, half a million futebol fans and 32 national teams will descend on Brazil for the FIFA World Cup. Among that crowd will be Danielle Lafata, the performance dietitian for the U.S. men’s national team. For the past two and a half years, Lafata, who has a master’s degree in nutrition and …

How to Make a Realistic Looking Human Head in a Jar

mikeasaurus of Instructables has posted instructions on how to make your own remarkably convincing head in a jar. The effect is achieved through some …

Cut + fold paper stars

This post is sponsored by The Loctite Repair Network<p>I love these stars. I wanted to do a cut-and-fold version of origami lucky stars. You can make …

Is this the world's first two-wheel-drive motorcycle burnout?

There are motorcycle burnouts, and there are two-wheel-drive motorcycle burnouts – the latter of which don't happen too often. All-wheel-drive motorcycle maker Christini also makes frame kits to convert certain KTM and Honda motorcycles into two-wheel-drive monsters, and this converted Austrian …

Engadget's laptop buyer's guide: fall 2013 edition

We're not sure how many of you will be lucky enough to receive a spanking new notebook for the holidays, but just in case you've got one on your list (or are shopping for someone else), we've got a newly updated laptop buyer's guide full of suggestions. Whether it's a convertible Ultrabook you're …

Build Your Own Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Detector

With this simple project, which requires only about $40 and one hour, you could build your own EMI detector and start using it to save on your energy bills.<p><b>When I started learning DIY electronics</b>, using Arduino was the obvious choice. This palm-size, single-board microcontroller, which can be …

Arduino

10 Tips on How to Sell a Motorcycle

Motorcycles inspire feelings of nostalgia, sentimentality and freedom from the restrictions of a normal life. The decision to sell a motorcycle is a …

Selling

The wireless network with a mile-wide range that the “internet of things” could be built on

Robotics engineer Taylor Alexander needed to lift a nuclear cooling tower off its foundation using 19 high-strength steel cables, and the Android app that was supposed to accomplish it, for which he’d just paid a developer $20,000, was essentially worthless. Undaunted and on deadline—the tower …

Internet of Things