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6 New Car Logos, Ranked from Best to Worst
Automakers are joining the modern, two-dimensional and chrome-free world of visual design. We rank the hits and misses.
Ever Notice That Converse Chuck Taylors Have Fuzzy Soles? Here’s Why
Clearing up the fuzzy details on the Chuck Taylor's strangest feature.
Polestar’s Head of Design Reveals the Ideas Behind the Sexy Precept Concept
We sat down to talk with Max Missoni, Polestar's head of design, about the Precept Concept car—including why it doesn't need a rear window.
These Books Are the Shelter-in-Place Vacations I Needed Right Now
The Monocle Travel Guide series is my much cheaper ticket to anywhere in the world, without breaking quarantine orders.
AirPods Just Got Some Serious New Competition
The Sony WF-XB700 are the company's newest wireless earbuds. They lack some premium features, but make up for it in price -- they're only $130.
This Swiss Brand’s Luxury Watches Are a Bargain
Baume & Mercier continues to offer stunning value with new complicated watches featuring in-house movements and steel or gold cases.
These Are the 10 Best Field Watches of 2020
Field watches should be reliable, legible and simple.
The Best Bike Locks for Every Cyclist
Don't let your precious ride become a seatless skeleton on the street.
Review: Should You Buy Chris Hemsworth’s New App?
Chris Hemsworth, most notably the face of Thor, developed and an app to help you conquer 360 of health, wellness and fitness just in time for summer.
This Lifestyle Brand’s First True Running Shoe Is Shockingly Good
We admit to being impressed after a few test runs in the Dasher, the debut running shoe from Allbirds.
The Mavic Air 2 Is the Perfect Upgrade from Your Entry-Level Drone
The Mavic Air 2 is DJI's newest foldable drone that makes flying easy, and capturing great content even easier. It starts at $799.
Two Legendary Companies Partnered on This Blacked-Out Dive Watch
Doxa's SUB 300 is being produced for the first time in a forged carbon case and features the old Aqua Lung logo on the dial.
Premium Features Make These Seiko Dive Watches Huge Improvements Over Their Predecessors
Seiko has introduced versions of its Prospex "Samurai" dive watches with ceramic and sapphire. But they won't cost you that much more than the originals.
BMW’s Most Powerful M Car Ever May Be a Massive Hybrid SUV
We can't argue with 750 horsepower.
Is It Possible to Make a Legitimately Cool Window A/C Unit? Apparently So
Air conditioners get the DTC treatment.
This New Hunting Knife Is Actually Perfect for Your EDC
Victorinox, the maker of the Swiss Army Knife, revealed a new premium take on one of its hunting knife silhouettes, but it may not be for skinning wild game.
This Off-Road Camping Trailer Comes from a Famous Brand You Wouldn’t Expect
We'd happily trade a little off-road prowess for a lot more room.
4 Mistakes You’re Making with Your Cast-Iron Skillet
Be patient, avoid acid, skip the eggs & more.
8 Fantastic Adventure Motorcycles You Can Buy Right Now
Whether riding on asphalt, gravel, or dirt, an adventure bike never waivers. These are some of the best you can buy right now.
15 Delicious IPAs You Can Buy Almost Anywhere
Sometimes you just want tasty, reliable and easy to find. Here are 15 IPAs that don't cost an arm and leg to track down.
The Complete Seiko Buying Guide: Every Current Model Line Explained
Seiko offers some of the best value in watches. Here, we break down each of its modern product lines to help you understand what's available.
You’re Smoking Meat All Wrong (Yes, You)
Contrary to what your dad told you, more smoke does not mean better barbeque.
Home and Design Deals
Save up to 70%: If you’re looking for a benchmark office chair, a new dutch oven or outdoor furniture set, this might be worth the scroll. These are the best deals of the week on furniture, cookware and home gear.
Rogue Territory Waxed Supply Jacket from the New Bond Movie
Save 30%: No Time to Die is set to release in November, and you can order the jacket from the movie for 30 percent off at Stag Provisions. Available in five colors, it now costs only $207 — just use the code DEMAND at checkout.
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