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ITALY
TRAVEL
NAPOLI
RENAISSANCE
HOTELS
LIBRARIES
Purgatorio n°2, Napoli
By Ross Belfer Whether misunderstood or embraced by visitors, Napoli (Italy’s third largest city) is a location immune to the rest of the world's fads. It's full of surprises—a giant, enigmatic metropolis overshadowed by the towering Mount Vesuvius...
COOKING
ANIMATED RECIPE
RECIPES
FOOD
WELLBEING
HEALTH
Animated Recipe: Banana Boat
Whether you’re looking for a new breakfast idea, an after-school snack or pre/post-workout sustenance, the Banana Boat is sure to grab your attention. This quick and super-easy recipe is the perfect, healthy treat—and involves no actual cooking at...
TRAVEL
BEACH
CAPE COD
USA
RESTAURANTS
HOTELS
ACCOMMODATION
Word of Mouth: Cape Cod
by Kate McLeod Cape Cod—Massachusetts' hook-shaped peninsula—was home to the Wampanoag Native American people for centuries before becoming a popular vacation destination in the 1940s. The peninsula’s natural beauty was formed by glaciers about...
CANOES
OUTDOORS
DESIGN
LIMITED EDITION
COLLABORATIONS
abitibi & co and Norquay Limited Edition Canoes
by Mike Giles Two Canadian brands—abitibi & co and Norquay—brought together via a common love of canoeing have embarked on a three-year partnership to change the face of canoe craftsmanship. Building on a 53-year-old heritage, abitibi...
DESIGN
CARS
AUTO
TEST DRIVE
AUTOMOBILES
DRIVES
AUDI
2016 AUDI TT
AUDITT
Test Drive: 2016 Audi TT
by Sue Mead Recently, on the outskirts of Portland, Oregon, we were lucky enough to test drive Audi's latest iteration of their miniature masterpiece. The 2016 Audi TT redesign goes beyond form and has been endowed with significant updates in technology...
TRAVEL
LOS ANGELES
FOUNDERSCARD
SPONSORED
ADVERTORIAL
DISCOUNTS
MEMBERSHIP
FINANCE
SMALL BUSINESS
HOTELS
A Perfect LA Getaway With FoundersCard
From special rates and loyalty status with airlines to preferred pricing at some of our favorite shops—not to mention preferred rates, upgrades and amenities at hotels the world over—FoundersCard offers a lot. We've been members for years and have...
VEGETARIAN
HEALTHFUL
WELLBEING
RECIPES
FOOD
COOKING
Animated Recipe: Pine Nut "Ricotta"
Pine nuts contain essential fatty acids which help to lower the “bad cholesterol” (LDL) and raise the “good cholesterol” (HDL) in our bodies. They also happen to contain a large amount of healthy minerals like manganese, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium...
NAIL ART
SCRATCH
NAIL WRAPS
GROOMING
Tamara Gonzales and Andrea Bergart's "Popsicle Puddle" Nail Wraps
by Chermelle D. Edwards For LA-based former Kickstarter project Scratch's summer release, the brand worked with two Brooklyn-based artists—Andrea Bergart and Tamara Gonzales—on a design aptly named "Popsicle Puddle." The artists collaborated...
CYCLING
USB CHARGERS
KICKSTARTER
SPINETICS
BIKE WHEELS
CydeKick Mobile USB Charger
by Emily Bihl With the season of summer Fridays already underway in the northern hemisphere, commuters and hobbyists alike are moving their bikes out of storage and into heavy rotation. While cycling provides a pleasant respite from sitting...
DESIGN
BIKES
NINER BIKES
CYCLING
BICYCLES
TEST RIDES
Test Ride: Niner Bikes' RIP 9 Carbon
by Nick Jaynes Since its inception, mountain bike-makers Niner has been the brand to which many experts and enthusiasts gravitate. That’s because the brand's creations are tech-savvy and loaded with attention to detail. Though a little intimidated...
GLASGOW
SCOTLAND
WORD OF MOUTH
TRAVEL GUIDES
SCOTTISH RESTAURANTS
VISIT SCOTLAND
Word of Mouth: Glasgow
by Leora Novick A country dominated by lush countryside, Scotland is at first glance a mélange of greys and greens. Storm-streaked skies and rolling green waves dotted with grazing sheep are but a hint of the country’s appeal, and Glasgow is leading...
EXHIBITS
EXHIBITIONS
GROUP SHOWS
SOLO SHOWS
ART
ARTISTS
TEL AVIV
Interview: Artist Guy Yanai
by Ari Samuel Artist Guy Yanai straddles the fine line between classical painter and contemporary hyphenate. The 35-year-old, Tel Aviv-based artist’s works often depict the whimsical trots of his globe: sailing in the Aeolian Islands off the...
ANP QUARTERLY
PUBLICATIONS
MAGAZINES
RVCA
ANP Quarterly's First Issue in Two Years
by Chérmelle D. Edwards Returning after a two-year hiatus, ANP Quarterly—founded and published by PM Tenore of lifestyle, surf and skate brand RVCA—releases its first issue of 2015, which also marks the publications’ 10-year anniversary. Beautifully...
VEGETABLES
ANIMATED RECIPE
RECIPES
GIFS
COOKING
Animated Recipe: How To Dice an Onion
If you don't know your slicing from dicing and get a little nervous in the kitchen, don't worry. Here is a step-by-step guide to dicing an onion—resulting in even pieces every time, though we can't guarantee this will be a tear-free experience. This...
MOUNTAIN BIKES
CANNONDALE
OUTDOORS
BIKE REVIEWS
TEST RIDES
SANDY RIDGE TRAIL SYSTEM
MOUNT HOOD
Test Ride: Cannondale Trigger Carbon 2
by Nick Jaynes At the outset, finding this season's perfect all-round mountain bike seemed like an easy task, as most modern, high-end bikes claim to be quite adept at tackling anything from rocky incline charges to stump-laden downhill slogs with...
CH25
CADILLAC
SPONSORED
INNOVATOR
HONOREE
2015 CH25
CULTURE
MUSEUMS
GALLERIES
EXHIBITS
NYC
CH25: Alex Kalman
On the surface, Alex Kalman might seem like an unlikely candidate for the CH25 list of those designing the future. Mmuseumm, the Lilliputian “modern natural history museum” that he co-founded in 2012—with exhibits like potato-chip bags from around...
FOOD
RECIPES
VEGAN
GIFS
HEALTHY
WELLBEING
HEALTH
Animated Recipe: Salted Coconut + Almond Granola
Homemade granola is almost always tastier than a store-bought kind—and healthier. Store-bought granolas are often full of sugar and preservatives and yet, they can still lack flavor. In this flavorful recipe, you can dictate your own level of sweetness...
SPONSORED
CADILLAC
CH25
2015 CH25
INNOVATOR
HONOREE
MOTORBIKES
MOTO GEAR
HELMETS
DESIGN
CH25: Marcus Weller
The world’s first augmented reality motorcycle helmet, the Skully AR-1 has Synapse™ Vision Enhancement that eliminates blind spots with a wide-angle blind spot camera, along with navigation via Skully Synapse™ Smart Heads up Display (HUD) technology...
TRAVEL
LISBON
PORTUGAL
WORD OF MOUTH
SHOPPING
GROOMING
ART
Word of Mouth: Lisbon
by Ross Belfer From ritzy new gin-focused resto-bars to a rebirth of artisanal Portuguese craftwork in its truest form, plus endless music, fashion and design, there's plenty to satisfy visitors to Lisbon. It’s safe to say the city is rebounding...
UBEAM
CH25
CADILLAC
SPONSORED
2015 CH25
INNOVATOR
HONOREE
TECHNOLOGY
TECH
INVENTION
CH25: Meredith Perry
Meredith Perry has brought us a step closer to a wireless world with her invention of wireless electricity. Called uBeam, it’s the only wireless power system that allows you to charge your device while moving around a room. Perry founded uBeam...
ADVENTURE
OUTDOOR
TRAVELING
CLIMBING
TOURS
LESSON
Arc'teryx Climbing Academy
by Kate Erwin British Columbia-based climbing company Arc'teryx started back in 1989 when Dave Lane and Jeremy Guard began making harnesses in their basement. They wanted to make the very best climbing gear and the brand has grown to be one...
COOKING
RECIPES
ANIMATED RECIPE
GIFS
VEGETABLES
HEALTH
WELLBEING
HEALTHY EATING
Animated Recipe: Spaghetti Squash
This very low carb, naturally gluten-free pasta alternative contains less than a quarter the amount of carbohydrates as regular pasta, and it’s super-easy to prepare. Spaghetti squash takes on the texture of pasta when cooked, making it the perfect...
ART
GROUP SHOWS
EXHIBITIONS
ARTISTS
EXHIBITS
NYC
IN THE CLOUD at Ethan Cohen Fine Arts
by Janine Stankus From children who gaze at the sky, clouds elicit wonder and awe. These days, contemplating “The Cloud” in connection with our technological futures provokes a certain metaphysical anxiety. IN THE CLOUD, a group exhibit opening...
TRAVEL
OUTDOORS
NATURE
ENVIRONMENT
HIKING
ADVENTURE
The Hike House, Arizona
by Kate McLeod Greg Samuelson was living in the suburbs of Houston with his family when he felt the need for a change. "I could have driven the concrete jungle for the next 20 years and done fine, but I felt like we were always having to manufacture...
ISRAEL
HOTELS
ACCOMMODATION
LUXURY
ARCHITECTURE
HOTEL DESIGN
Elma Arts Complex and Luxury Hotel, Zichron Ya'akov, Israel
by Ross Belfer Zichron Yaakov might not sit at the top of every visitor's must-see list in Israel. Relatively overshadowed by Holy Land sites and the unbeatable appeal of Tel Aviv, the quaint village—founded in 1882 by Lord Baron Rothschild—is...
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