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21 Best Fall Sweaters
A survey of the best sweaters to match the changing leaves.
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10 Great Rye Whiskeys
A bold shot of fall spice.
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5 Best Driving Sunglasses
Shades designed for quick acceleration.
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6 Best Camp Stoves
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Wednesday, October 22nd
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Terrifying Road Rules in Beautiful Skye

Postcard: Yield Please, Yield

9:00 a.m. BST | Isle of Skye, UK – Driving a broad car on the wrong side of the road, from the passenger’s seat, is an upsetting experiment in bizarro world physics.

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Home cooking gets and upgrade

Inside the New American Supper Club

From the Archives: Underground supper clubs, where strangers eat home-cooked meals made by professional chefs, are spreading throughout America. Gear Patrol sat down at one in Brooklyn, New York to see firsthand where the trend’s headed.

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What's New, Now

Today in Gear: October 22, 2014

Today in Gear: Nike’s tribute to the Chicago marathon, the Bic Classic Lighter gets an upgrade, and more.

Tuesday, October 21st
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Remembering a true adventurer

For Alistair Farland: A Special Thanks

Remembering the life of Alistair Farland.

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Expediting the Late-Night Beer Run

Decrypted: Google Express, Because Instant Search Results Aren’t Enough

Google Express will make shipping easier — and it might just be the service that gives back to all of the mom-and-pop stores that the search giant reportedly took from.

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Everything's Better With Bacon

Recipe: Trout with Bacon Brussels Sprouts

San Francisco chef Timmy Malloy takes the catch of the day and prepares it with fresh, local, seasonal produce.

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The One That Didn't Get Away

How To: Fillet a Trout Like a Pro

Chef Timmy Malloy of Local’s Corner in San Francisco gives a lesson in filleting a fish.

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City of Pies

An Early Look at the New York Pizza Project

The New York Pizza Project is the combined effort of five locals investigating the dwindling subculture of pizza parlors in the city. They shared some of their photos with us and talked about what pizza still means to New York City.

The Restaurant Issue
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Visiting Brooklyn's Di Fara

A 50 Year Tradition in Pizza

One Wednesday afternoon, a couple of us decided to trek over to one of New York City’s favorite eateries across the river in Midwood, Brooklyn: Di Fara Pizza.

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Flight Time

6 Soaring Pilot’s Watches

From the Archives: New or old, a pilot’s watch much be legible, tough, accurate and reliable, with extra points awarded if it looks good riding the sleeve of a flight jacket. This flock hits those marks.

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What's New, Now

Today in Gear: October 21, 2014

Today in Gear: A travel coffee kit, green boots, Bill Parcells’ memoir, Spotify Family and more.

Monday, October 20th
Day Hiking Issue
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We asked and you answered.

15 Best Day Hikes: Readers’ Choice Edition

By J. TRAVIS SMITH

Here they are: the 15 best day hikes, as told by our readers. All of the words and images below are straight from your submissions to our GP best hikes competition. We edited and condensed as necessary (some of you really like to type) and shot for widest possible range of locations and types of stories. What we were left with is a diverse hodgepodge of outdoor activity, organized from west to east, starting with Hawaii in the Pacific and ending with St. John in the Atlantic. Without further ado: 15 favorite hiking destinations, as told by GP readers, for GP readers.

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Composed insanity

Taming 640 Horses in the McLaren 650S

It’s an elegantly powerful ultra-supercar. It’s capable of crushing more expensive, higher-profile autos on tracks and streets alike. And it’s surprisingly rare. So instead of waiting around, GP went to the famous Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca to try out the 2015 McLaren 650S.

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This Week's News on Wheels

This Week in Motoring: October 20, 2014

This Week in Motoring: Saudi women boost taxi services, the next Super-‘Vette, a trackified Pontiac Fiero, Amazon does groceries and much more.

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A Cruise MIssile by Way of Affalterbach

A True Driver’s Car: The Mercedes-AMG GT

Just a short decade ago, we of the collective automotive world were scratching our heads and wondering: when will Mercedes-Benz, known for fast and cushy rides, deliver a proper, potent driver’s car? The time is now. Meet the 2016 AMG GT and GT S.