A Video Tour of the Process from 12 Bourbon Distilleries

How Bourbon Is Made

We toured 12 distilleries in a five-day blitz, asking everyone we met to walk us through the bourbon-making process. Here, you'll find all of the steps that go into making America's unique take on whiskey.

Value your time and your teeth

Why Your Days of Toothbrush Shopping are Over

Time is the most valuable resource you have. So why waste it shopping for toothbrushes? Quip is a new approach to oral care that improves on the old way of doing things in every conceivable way, short of brushing your teeth for you. Here's how it works.

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Cocoa Goes Craft

10 Hot Chocolates to Try This Winter

Hot chocolate has an artisan niche that's on par with the craft beer scene. So next time you’re seeking a second wind, or a substitute for a post-ski IPA, consider one of these delicious cocoas.

10 Hours from Wood Core to Mountain-Ready

How Custom Skis Are Made

From client evaluation to material selection to labor, one thing’s clear: making custom skis takes patience and skill. We got an up-close look.

When in Rome

The Calendar Watch, Explained

If you thought figuring out the Gregorian calendar, with its short months and leap years, was hard, try building a mechanical timepiece that will do it. Fortunately, watchmakers never shy away from a challenge.

Steel Yourself for Fall, With Steel-Toes and More

The Definitive Boot Buying Guide

While shoes are busy arguing semantics in a boardroom, boots are out in the garage welding shit. We picked 22 of our favorite boots over eight types to keep every man moving.

A day in The Laughter Yoga Salon

Is Laughter the Best Medicine?

Laughter yoga, first popularized by Dr. Madan Kataria, has become an international movement. But does the science support the practice?

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MotoGP and Supercross with Honda HRC

The Kings of Two Wheels

In April, there was a rare overlapping of two-wheeled motorsports: both the MotoGP and the AMA Supercross came to Texas. We went to both to see the fastest men on two-wheels battle it out on the track and in the dirt.

From a Single Device, to a Brilliant Platform

Why Building a Smarthome is Easier Than You Think

The best smarthome products on the market today redefine what we should expect from everyday household objects. But like any good technology, using them together provides an entirely different level of convenience and intelligence.

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Will you go out with me?

25 Great American First Date Spots

Planning a date isn't like ordering on Seamless. You've got to put some thought into it -- and you can't just get Thai every time. Here are 25 ideas to get you started. Don't forget to send us a wedding invite.


The Underwear Guide

Underwear tends to be the all-too-often forgotten sibling of the wardrobe family. So we're shifting the focus from exterior style to what lies closest to our skin. Here's our buying guide to briefs, boxer briefs, trunk briefs, boxer shorts and long underwear.

From Cuts to Carats

The Complete Guide to Diamond Engagement Rings

We spoke with custom ring designers making both traditional and alternative engagement rings, along with online retailers, to compile a comprehensive guide to buying your first, and hopefully last, engagement ring.

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It's a good day to have the initials "JD"

Somebody Just Won a PK Grill & Smoker

We'll all be grilling large quantities of meat this fall, but one of us will be doing it on a brand-new PK Grill & Smoker. Find out who won.