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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...
TEST DRIVE
CARS
OUTDOORS
SUBARU
SUBARU OUTBACK
WYOMING
ECO-FRIENDLY
TRAVEL
YELLOWSTONE
ADVENTURE VEHICLES
Test Drive: 2015 Subaru Outback in Yellowstone
by Sasha Barkans “There are Washburn Expedition reports from 1870 suggesting these springs sounded like distant artillery," our guide shouts over the bellowing Dragon’s Mouth Spring in Yellowstone National Park. As he tells us about the minerals...
DESIGN
WATCHES
WATCH DESIGN
TIMEPIECES
KICKSTARTER
Analog Watch Co.'s Mason Collection
by Bridget Harrington Rector From the creator of the unusual wood and leather watches (which were picked up by the MoMA Design Store) comes an equally eye-catching wristwatch made of solid marble. The Mason Collection demonstrates how Lorenzo...
FOOD
CHILDREN
KIDS
TOYS
FOODDRINK
WELLBEING
HEALTHFUL
KICKSTARTER
Noshi Edible Food Paint for Kids
As a parent, it can be an endless struggle to get kids settled and fed at mealtime. All kids seem to want to do is play, which is why the team behind Noshi (Tomo Delaney and Pegi Gorelick) has come up with a way to trick kids into eating their...
COCKTAILS
DRINKS
RECIPES
ANIMATED RECIPE
GIFS
Animated Recipe: Painkiller Cocktail
While we fully believe that moderation is key to leading a healthy and happy lifestyle, there's no harm in a cocktail every now and then—especially when they're made with fresh, quality ingredients. This is a take on the British Virgin Islands' drink...
DESIGN
FASHION
TEXTILES
MELBOURNE
AUSTRALIAN
APPAREL
ATTIRE
ROUDA
Sketches to Textiles: Rouda
by Chérmelle D. Edwards Doodling is the root of all of Rouda's final products. While sketches to textiles to wearable pieces might not seem to be a stretch in terms of process, the brand's founder—Melbourne-based Megan McNeill—certainly has an adventurous...
ITALY
CARS
DRIVING
RACING
AUTO
VINTAGE CARS
MERCEDES BENZ
CAR RACES
MILLE MIGLIA
Mille Miglia: Racing in a Living Museum
by Michael Frank It’s 4:30AM and Des Sellmeijer is on a shuttle bus in Parma, Italy. He’s headed to the start of the fourth and final leg of the 2015 Mille Miglia, a 1,000-mile road rally around Italy that circuits from Brescia in the north, outside...
FOOD
RECIPES
HEALTHY
VEGAN
EATING
WELLBEING
ANIMATED RECIPE
HEALTHFUL
MILK RECIPE
Animated Recipe: Vanilla Oat Milk
Give non-dairy milk a try with this lactose-free alternative. Not only is it low in cholesterol and fat, it also contains twice the amount of vitamin A than its dairy counterpart. This version contains agave to slightly sweeten, but you can easily...
FOOD
HEALTH
RECIPES
COOKING
VEGAN
EATING
ANIMATED RECIPE
WELL-BEING
KALE
Animated Recipe: Sesame Miso Kale Chips
Here’s an easy step-by-step guide to making crispy, flavorful kale chips. While kale has gotten a bad rap as a fad, it's an undeniable superfood. Packed with vitamin A and C, fiber and antioxidants, these tasty chips make a great low-calorie snack...
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