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Today in Gear: March 3, 2015

A lightbulb-sized projector, Fort Greene-inspired sneakers, Oakley Prism Ski Goggles and more.

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The Ducati MH900e

The Most Beautiful Motorcycle Ever Made

Of all the motorcycles ever created, one stands above the rest: the Ducati MH900e.

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15 Magazines You Need to Read

Publications that prove print is very much still thriving.

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Apps to Stay Focused

Old Man Winter may have killed your New Year's resolution in its crib, but you can still resolve to keep a clear mind throughout the rest of his regime.

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Sharing Economics Comes to Bikes

A new service for finding a ride where ever you roam.

On the Docket

The History of the NATO Strap

The trend that took over the watch industry.

Cold Weather Essentials for the Winter Ride

Everything you need to keep riding.

Learning to Swim with Minimal Drag

Reviewing coach Terry Laughlin’s DVD program.

A Healthier Way to Fry?

The Philips Airfryer promises crispy goodness without the fat.

Home Theater Jargon, Decoded by the Pros

Know what specs are important before you buy anything.

Bringing Watchmaking Back to the British Isles

Robert Loomes & Co. makes gorgeous watches in small, limited editions.

Volkswagen's Ace Hits American Soil

The hot hatch kicks it up a notch.

The Caffeinated, Protein-Rich Super Brownie

Meet the sweet way to power through workouts.

It's time to move past industrialized salt

Let naturally harvested sea salts elevate your meals.

40 Foreign Films to Stream Now

The arthouse theater is already in your living room.

Loch to Table

At The Three Chimneys, One Michelin Star

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Eating at the kitchen table of The Three Chimneys, a Michelin star restaurant on the Isle of Skye.

How do you take it?

The Perfect Bar Cart

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Alcohol remains an enduring motif in the great American narrative. That’s probably because those that wrote it drank, and drank well — epitomized by the enduring symbol of the most sophisticated of drinking cultures: the bar cart.

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This Week in Culture: February 27, 2015

House of Cards is back, Leonard Nimoy died at 83, the final episode of Parks and Recreation aired, an investigation of Harper Lee's new book Go Set a Watchman and an Edward Snowden AMA.

Four Lists You Missed

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The 21 Greatest Buildings of the 21st Century
Because architecture is an art.
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10 Best Single Malts Under $100
Because you aren't an oil baron.
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10 Houseplants You Can't Kill
Because your home needs some green.
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25 Briefcases For Every Budget
Because you've graduated from backpacks.

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Earlier This Week

Pay No Attention To That Man Behind The Phone

The Home Screens of GP

Get a quick glimpse behind the curtain with a look at the phone home screens of 15 GP staffers and a little on their favorite apps.

A 2800-pound dance partner

Waltzing with an Old Quattro

Learning to drive fast on ice takes time. So when you just start to learn, it’s best to have an instructor who know what he’s doing.

Pro Athlete, Photographer, Filmmaker, Family Man

Jimmy Chin Is Unstoppable

In 2011, Jimmy Chin climbed one of the hardest peaks in the world, Shark's Fin on Mount Meru. What's more impressive is that he filmed the adventure, then turned it into a documentary that just won big at Sundance.

Master Your Domain

The Ultimate Tool Kit

This is the ultimate tool kit, tailored to the apartment renter, condo dweller, homeowner and professional contractor.

A Study in the Finer Points of Drinking

The Perfect Bar Cart

Alcohol remains an enduring motif in the great American narrative -- probably because those who wrote it drank, and drank well. The symbol of this motif: that epitome of sophisticated drinking culture, the bar cart.

Traditional Japan at its Finest

72 Hours in Kyoto

As the former imperial capital of Japan, Kyoto is filled with more than 1,600 Buddhist temples and hundreds of Shinto Shrines, and has a restricted skyline dominated by imperial architecture.