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BROOKLYN
COFFEE
GADGETS
STUDIO VISITS
INVENTIONS
ROBOTICS
MAKERS
COFFEE CULTURE
POUR-OVER
POURSTEADY
The Robotic Future of Pour-Over Coffee: Poursteady
The crowded premium coffee shop: on the one hand, it's a lively communal living room where conservations mingle and the energy is palpable—all walks-of-life coming together in the common search for next level java. On the other hand (and often where...
OUTDOORS
HANDMADE
KNIVES
NORWAY
CRAFTSMANSHIP
HELLE
Helle of Norway's Utvær Knife
Norway's westernmost islands are marked by a stark beauty that is something of an acquired taste. Weather-beaten rocks stand firm at the intersection of the North Sea and the Norwegian Sea, with seagrasses and moss the only plant life evident. It...
OUTDOORS
HIKING
CAMPING
MOUNTAINS
TENTS
BACKPACKING
TREKKING
HYPERLITE MOUNTAIN GEAR
SHELTERS
Hyperlite Mountain Gear Shelters
The backpacker's quest for lighter and stronger gear is seemingly endless—and for good reason. When you're a three-day walk into the wilderness, every ounce counts and equipment failure isn't an option. Maine-based Hyperlite Mountain Gear first caught...
OUTDOORS
HATS
WINTER
MICHIGAN
MADE IN USA
HERITAGE BRANDS
CARHARTT
STORMY KROMER
Stormy Kromer + Carhartt Cap
From the factory lines in Detroit to the rugged forests of the Upper Peninsula, winters in Michigan can be long and cold. It's no surprise then that this industrious yet chilly state has given rise to some of the most respected names in workwear...
TRAVEL
LONDON
WEBSITES
INTERNATIONAL
DESTINATIONS
USER EXPERIENCE
RESERVATIONS
ADVENTURE TRAVEL
LAST MINUTE
Whimsy Travel: Adventure on a Budget
If returning to the same all-inclusive beach resort each year is your idea of the perfect holiday, then London-based travel startup Whimsy might not be for you. The newly minted web company prides itself on fostering exploration. The site utilizes...
OUTDOORS
SUNGLASSES
MOUNTAINS
ALPINE
MADE IN FRANCE
MOUNTAINEERING
WESTERLIND
VUARNET
1315 Vuarnet Glacier Sunglasses
In the early days of mountaineering, the gear was rudimentary and the risk was high but the reward was immortal glory. Be the first to summit a peak or venture up a new route and your name goes into the history books and into climbing lore for good...
CALIFORNIA
SAN FRANCISCO
WINTER
WOOL
APPAREL
MADE IN USA
PENDLETON
MOUNTAIN BIKING
KITSBOW
Old Meets New in Kitsbow's Icon Shirt
There's no shortage of cycling brands designing clothes to transition seamlessly from the on the bike to on the street. From moisture management to visibility to ease of movement, cycling apparel has made a quantum leap in wearability for the neon...
BAGS
LEATHER
BACKPACKS
LEATHER GOODS
ROLL TOP BAGS
WHIPPING POST
Whipping Post's Leather Roll-Top Backpack
Specially designed technical backpacks have their place in everyone's collection. Though not all designs are universal in function—high alpine trekking calls for a bag with particular features that aren't entirely necessary for day hikes or the daily...
BIKE ACCESSORIES
BIKE GEAR
BIKE LIGHTS
BIKES
COMMUTING
SAFETY
VISIBILITY
Meet Sombra, the Lampshade for Bike Lights
Visibility on the bike is an essential part of staying safe on the road. Recent years have seen innovations in both apparel and lights that make being seen easier. While the lumen output has increased, many bike tail light designs still funnel beams...
APPLE
KNOG
LIGHTS
PHOTOGRAPHY
IPHONE 6
IPHONE 6 PLUS
IPHONE ACCESSORIES
AUSTRALIA
IPHONE
Knog's Expose Smart Light for iPhone
Despite smartphone camera capabilities encroaching upon and even surpassing the bulk of point-and-shoot cameras on the market, our digital Swiss army knives still have some hardware weak points—even the almighty iPhone. Melbourne, Australia-based...
DRONES
NANO DRONES
QUADCOPTERS
TRNDLABS
NETHERLANDS
REMOTE CONTROLLED
GADGETS
SKEYE Nano Drone
At just four centimeters by four centimeters, the SKEYE Nano Drone from Netherlands-based gadget-maker TRNDlabs is presently the smallest consumer quadcopter on the market. Appearing like a prop out of a Honey, I Shrunk the Kids/Star Wars mashup...
AETHER APPAREL
BALDFACE LODGE
BRITISH COLUMBIA
CANADA
DESTINATIONS
MOUNTAINS
SKIING
SNOWBOARDING
WINTER
32,000 Acres of Backcountry Terrain at Baldface Lodge
Tucked away deep in the Southern Selkirks amid British Columbia's myriad mountain ranges that stack up like a line of dominos across the province, Baldface Lodge is the epitome of an epic destination. On a clear day, it's a short but breathtaking...
BIKES
EXERCISE
INDOOR CYCLING
TRAINING
VIRTUAL REALITY
BIKE GEAR
FITNESS ENTERTAINMENT
MOUNTAIN BIKING
SPORTS
ACTIVE
EBOVE
CES
CES2015
The Ebove Bike from Activetainment
For most adrenaline-seeking mountain-bikers, sitting on a stationary bike is less of a substitute for the real thing and more cruel and unusual punishment. But as technology aids indoor trainers in becoming more engaging, staying bike-fit throughout...
BIKE GEAR
BIKES
GRIPS
MONTREAL
OUTDOORS
SMART DEVICES
START-UPS
Boréal Bikes smrtGRiPS
Technological innovations in the bike world continue to abound. While some carry more merit than others, there's no shortage of digital innovations that aim to make cycling safer as well as more convenient and efficient. Montreal-based Boréal Bikes...
ART
ARTISTS
EXHIBITIONS
ILLUSTRATORS
NETHERLANDS
PAINTERS
PARRA
ROCKWELL
SKATEBOARDING
Yer So Bad: Dutch Artist Parra's Solo Show
Dutch artist Pieter Janssen aka Parra knows no boundaries in his work. Spanning the past decade, the Amsterdam-based artist has painted, drawn and sculpted his way into galleries across the world, and partnered with the likes of Nike and Stones Throw...
JACKETS
OUTERWEAR
REFLECTIVE
BREATHABLE
SAFETY GEAR
SKATEBOARDING
WATER RESISTANT
Imperial Motion Vector Reflective Windbreaker
In January, it's difficult to not let the season's shorter days keep you from getting outside for a few hours of fun. Whether skateboarding, running or cycling, the darkness of the winter months makes visibility a concern when choosing the right...
AETHER APPAREL
DOWN
JACKETS
MOUNTAINS
OUTDOORS
OUTERWEAR
SKIING
SNOWBOARDING
WINTER
AETHER
In the Field with Aether Apparel
After a few flights, a couple hours in the car, a short jaunt in a helicopter and a ride in a steamy snowcat, we found ourselves overlooking British Columbia's Selkirk Mountains, surrounded by untracked powder without a lodge or any mark of human...
BALDFACE LODGE
BRITISH COLUMBIA
CANADA
LINE SKIS
MOUNTAINS
REVIEWS
SKIING
SKIS
WINTER
Line Skis Magnum Opus
Ski design and construction innovation continues to give riders the potential to push the sport forward in ways that would have early pioneers stopped in their leather boots. While advancements have occurred across all categories, perhaps the greatest...
AUSTRALIA
FRAMED
HOME DECOR
MELBOURNE
OFFICE
POSTERS
PRINTS
RE-ISSUE
TYPEFACE
Rare, Obscure and Framed: Re-Issue Posters
Mass-produced prints add as much to a space as a tiny sprig of parsley atop an entree—sure it adds some color, but it's far from memorable or meaningful. Ditch the cookie-cutter dorm room pop-art prints in favor of something truly unique from Re...
WORLD CLOCK
11+
CLOCKS
DESK ACCESSORIES
HOME DECOR
OFFICE
SOUTH KOREA
World Clock by 11+
South Korean design house 11+ is quickly gaining a reputation for its elegant yet approachable modern take on home accessories. The World Clock is an interactive desk clock that stylishly masks its complexity in a simple, minimalist design. A cylindrical...
BOOKS
CORNWALL
CREATIVE DIRECTION
ENGLAND
MACKIE STUDIO
PHOTOGRAPHY BOOKS
SURFING
UK
Openspaces: Cornwall's Shores in Photos
Recent years have seen England's surf scene earn more and more credit on an international level. With the growing popularity of cold water surfing (and the ability to quickly document and share one's sessions via social media) England's frigid yet...
AUDIO
BANG & OLUFSEN
BEOPLAY
HEADPHONES
MUSIC
TECH
DANISH
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H2 Headphones
Bang & Olufsen products come with a certain amount of expectation. The Danish audio-maker has established and maintained a reputation for excellence in performance, aesthetic and dependability since its humble beginnings in an attic in the north...
ALL NATURAL
CYCLING
ENDURANCE
MAPLE SYRUP
NUTRITION
OUTDOORS
RUNNING
SPORTS
VERMONT
UnTapped: Maple Syrup for Athletes
Anyone who has run a marathon, headed into the backcountry or saddled up for a 100-mile day on the bike knows there are some pretty suspect-tasting nutritional options out there. While getting the vitamins and nutrients one needs to maintain performance...
BAGS
COFFEE
COFFEE CULTURE
COLLABORATIONS
LIMITED EDITION
MADCAP COFFEE
MERCY SUPPLY
MICHIGAN
WAXED CANVAS
LEATHER GOODS
Mercy Supply + MadCap Coffee Kit
No strangers to hitting the trail, Grand Rapids, Michigan-based bag and leather goods makers Mercy Supply knows no morning is complete without a proper cup of Joe, even when out of the workshop. Linking up with local coffee-roasting experts MadCap...
ENGINEERING
AUTONOMOUS DRIVING
ACTIVE SAFETY
CARS
SAFETY
SWEDEN
VOLVO
Volvo's Vision 2020: The Road to Safety
Automakers face countless challenges when setting the goals they want their cars to achieve. Balancing interests between emissions, power, luxury, style and safety all weigh heavy in the minds of decision-makers. While some brands have a reputation...
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