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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 …

We Surveyed 2,100 Mountain Bikers to Find the Best Bike Tires of 2017

Mountain bike tires are a big deal. A tire swap can make a major difference in the way a bike handles on the trail, offering more bang-for-the-buck …

REI Co-op Cycles Soft-Shell Pants Review

REI’s Soft Shell Cycling Pants provide warmth on cold weather ridesREI’s Co-Op Cycles Soft Shell Pants (men’s and women’s) are a wind-resistant, …

Backpacking

Want To Fix Your Bike? This Unior Home Tool Kit Might Have Everything You Need

The Unior Pro Home Tool Kit is an 18 piece tool kit designed to meet the needs of most home mechanics. There’s a separate kit aimed specifically at …

Road Bikes

7 Great Super-Warm Cycling Gloves for Winter

Keep your hands warm in all conditions with these gloves

11 Cheap Winter Cycling Accessories that Make a Huge Difference in Warmth

You don’t have to drop a lot of cash to upgrade your winter cycling wardrobe— these accessories swing well above their weight in warmth and comfort when it comes to cold weather riding<p>Winter riding is coming—on the East Coast and in the Midwest, temperatures are dropping and snow is becoming more …

The Best Knee Warmers and Leg Warmers for Cold Weather

Because sausage leg is real<p>It's a little unfair that the season most filled with delicious, irresistible cookies and snacks is also the season when you'll most likely need to wear the least flattering of cycling layers: the knee warmer.<p>Devised as a way to extend the season of your summer bibs, knee …

Here are the cold and flu remedies that actually work

An evidence-based guide to surviving your holiday bug.<p>Cold weather doesn’t literally make you sick, but the winter season does indeed make you more prone to catching a bad cold. Chilly conditions mean you spend more time indoors, where bacteria and viruses are more likely to linger in the air and …

Immune System

8 Must-Have Mountain Biking Gear for Beginners

So you’ve got yourself a shiny new mountain bike. It's time to hit the trails, right?<p>Hold your horses there, partner! Here are 8 must have mountain …

How To Jump A Mountain Bike

Have you ever dreamed of flying? Learning how to jump a mountain bike is the next best thing. Plus, this activity opens up a whole world of …

The Most Effective, Least Boring Dumbbell Workout We’ve Tried

We have great news: You can get a brutal workout with minimal equipment and little time. The method is called an EMOM, or Every Minute on the Minute, …

Which LED floodlight should you hang overhead?

You've got plenty of new LED options in the lighting aisle -- here's how to pick the right one.<p>Plenty of homes keep things lit using overhead floodlights in recessed lighting setups. BR30-shaped bulbs like those are ideal for overhead lighting because they cast all of their light downwards, thanks …

Home Automation

Learn to wheelie with Rob Warner and Tom Oehler

Master the mono with two of the best in the game.<p>On the surface the wheelie seems nothing more than the most rudimentary of adolescent cycling …

Cycling

This gadget fixes two of iPhone 7’s biggest shortcomings

<i>This post is presented by Gadget Creative Lab, maker of the RES.</i><p>When the iPhone 7 came out, many bemoaned the loss of the headphone jack. The traditional way to use headphones disappeared, leaving iPhone 7 owners with just three options: Bluetooth, Lightning headphones or weird dongles. Luckily, …

Ending Lower Back Pain

Anyone who has suffered from back pain will tell you: It’s the f$cking worst. To learn how to treat it effectively—not to mention prevent it in the …

A Word on Window Choices

For starters, determine the type of window you can use in the space. The most airtight (and therefore, most efficient) windows on the market are …

The 'ABCDE' method is the best way to conquer the common cold — here's how it works

The Best Indoor Plants to Clear the Air, Literally

Plants bring a new dimension of liveliness into the home, varying in their beauty, adding much-needed color, and interplaying beautifully with the …

Some of Japan's Most Stunning Sights Are Still Unknown to Tourists

Don't miss out on these must-see sights the next time you're in Japan.<p>According to a recent report by the global consulting firm McKinsey and …

Audeze's planar magnetic iSine 10 sound as good as they look crazy

Audeze surprised mobile audio enthusiasts when it managed to stick huge planar magnetic drivers into its new alien-looking iSine series in late 2016. I’ve had the opportunity to try out the ‘entry-level’ model, the $400 iSine 10, for some time, and thought they’re not the headphone for everyone, …

Consumer Tech

37 Energy Bites Recipes for On-the-Go Snacking

Whether it's first thing in the morning or midafternoon, we all need an energy boost at some point during the day. Coffee is one solution; a sugary …

Dessert

The world’s must-visit islands

With draws including Jurassic Park-like scenery, hand-blown glass and thousand-strong king penguin colonies, these five islands don’t need tropical beaches to thrill.<p>Often featuring unique geography, wildlife and culture, islands can easily become a world unto themselves. But to find the most …

Ho Chi Minh City

18 Lessons in Smart Prototyping From a Self-Made Billionaire

Dan Gelbart made a fortune in R&D for his company Creo. His prototyping was done at home, in his basement, using tools on par with what many of us have access to at our local hackerspaces and universities.<p>In his spare time he has put together a short YouTube course on “how to build stuff” for …

Prototyping

PIR Energy Save Light Switch

Introduction: PIR Energy Save Light Switch<p>This Instructable will show you how to construct A <b>P</b>assive <b>I</b>nfra<b>r</b>ed Sensor (PIR sensor) to Turn On and Turn …

How to save money on Mac repairs with your credit card’s extended warranty

Have you ever had an Apple product bite the dust only a few months after its warranty or AppleCare expired? Out-of-warranty repair costs can easily soar into the hundreds of dollars for Apple products, but if you purchased your Mac using a credit card that offers extended-warranty protection, you …

Personal Finance

Spanish Tech Company BQ Releases Open Source Horus Software to Complement Their Ciclop 3D Scanner

Spanish tech firm BQ manufactures smartphones, tablets, e-readers, and 3D printers, but it’s their entry into the 3D scanner market that’s turning …

Samsung SSD 840 EVO mSATA (120GB, 250GB, 500GB & 1TB) Review

Samsung is in a unique position in the SSD market. It’s the only company in the consumer SSD business with a fully vertically integrated business …

Computer Hardware