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A Scotland Travel Guide

The Right to Roam: Day 8

Welcome to our sprawling travel journal of Scotland's environmental, cultural and culinary riches. Over the next two weeks we'll be sharing our collection of 50 essays, videos, anecdotes, photo essays, travel guides, recipes, poetry and tall tales gathered during one hell of a trip. Day Eight saw us further battered by Hurricane Gonzalo on the Isle of Skye -- we biked the roads anyway. We took refuge in The Three Chimneys, one of the best restaurants in Scotland, where we ate the best scallops we'd ever had.

Better Designed, Better Engineered

Welcome to a Better Gear Patrol

You're right, things do look a little different. Actually, very different. We've spent the last six months designing the new GP to deliver more of what you've asked for (story immersion) while carving away what you don't (clutter).

A Scotland Travel Guide

The Right to Roam: Day 6

Welcome to our sprawling travel journal of Scotland's environmental, cultural and culinary riches. Over the next two weeks we'll be sharing our collection of 50 essays, videos, anecdotes, photo essays, travel guides, recipes, poetry and tall tales gathered during one hell of a trip. Day Six brought lessons in drinking Scotch with the locals, a road trip through the Scottish Highlands, and more.

The Week's Best Writing

In Case You Missed It: November 24 – 30

Our best articles from the last few days. Just in case, ya know, you missed them: on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, fanatic European soccer fans, the 100 best products of the year & more.

THE WEEK'S BEST WRITING

In Case You Missed It: November 16 – 23

Our best articles from the last few weeks. Just in case, ya know, you missed them: how to make The Old Fashioned and two other bourbon cocktails, volatile soccer fans, the Toyota TRD Pro, Pappy Van Winkle & much more bourbon.

The Year's Best

Introducing the 2014 GP100: The 100 Best Products of the Year

2014 has been a banner year for gear. Questions remain, though. Which products push boundaries? Which embody excellence and innovation? Which pay homage to the past or dismiss the established in pursuit of something bigger? Those answers lie ahead. The wait is over. The 2014 GP100 has landed and with it our salute to the 100 best products in motoring, tech, style, home, watches, sports, and outdoors. This year we present a vast archive for you to tuck into. So lean forward, cue the music and let the exploring begin. Now, On to the Inductees

One Size Never FIts All

Live Active, Track Smarter: How Fitbit Has Changed the Wearable Game

The mere thought of becoming more active isn’t a tough one to grasp, but for millions of people, making fitness a reality is easier said than done. Falling in love with the journey to better health doesn’t begin with a longstanding commitment to eat better, exercise more, and meditate more often. It begins with the very next step you take, and Fitbit’s innovative line of trackers will be there to capture it. In a world obsessed with convergence, Fitbit’s mantra has been making the best activity tracking tools on the planet. Learn more about the company's history and discover which Fitbit device is best suited to you here.

THE WEEK'S BEST WRITING

In Case You Missed It: November 9 – 16

Our best articles from the last few weeks. Just in case, ya know, you missed them: experiencing G-force, how to make raclette, Thanksgiving with friends, burning sage and more.

Carving a Winner

The Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey

From the Archives: The Thanksgiving turkey is the one dish each year that’s make or break, and it’s all yours. Get the turkey right and you'll be giving warm handshakes and sipping bourbon all night; dry it out and you’ve brought a dark cloud over the extended family. The good news is, roasting the big bird is easier than running the fumblerooski against the in-laws -- and that works every year. To find the most direct route to turkey perfection, we consulted with chef Harold Moore for his foolproof recipe.

In [hot] vino veritas

Mulled Wine, Three Ways

From the Archives: Mulled wine is the perfect drink for the holiday season: just pleasant and alcoholic enough to warm everyone up, but not like handing out rounds of high-octane Manhattans that could turn Thanksgiving dinner into an episode worthy of Jenny Jones. We tapped the expertise of Jane Elkins, former and current barkeep at some of New York City's best cocktail haunts, for three variations of mulled wine, each rooted in tradition and brushed up with ingenuity from behind her bar.

The Week's Best Writing

In Case You Missed It: November 2 – 9

Our best articles from the last few weeks. Just in case, ya know, you missed them: snowboarder Nicolas Müller, a $1,000 pen, Interstellar, Bourbon County Stout and more.

Your table is ready, sir.

The Restaurant Issue

Food has become a lot of things in recent years: a hobby, a fetish, a touchstone of cultural sophistication, molecularly presented, fresher and more delicious. Most of all, we've been riding a wave of interest driven by better restaurants with chefs and staffs who care about using real ingredients to make food that's better than ever. And not just in big cities: the reign of Applebee's and TGI Fridays in suburban strip malls is coming to an end. In this year's Restaurant Issue, we take our annual survey of the 25 Best Restaurants in America, cook with star chefs, visit one of New York's great pizza makers, read the best new cookbooks and more. No need for reservations. Your table is ready.

The Week's Best Writing

In Case You Missed It: October 19 – 26

Our best articles from the last few weeks. Just in case, ya know, you missed them: remembering an adventurer, frozen foods, Brooklyn pizza, Canadian burgers, the McLaren 650S and more.

The Week's Best Writing

In Case You Missed It: October 12 – 19

Our best articles from the last few weeks. Just in case, ya know, you missed them: driving the 2015 Ford F-150, why pumpkin beer is a problem, torture testing the Baja 1000, electric bikes and more.

What's New, Now

Today in Gear: October 13, 2014

Today in Gear: Mr. Bean's coffee scrub, the new Raen x Poler sunglasses collection, Samsung's new curved monitor and more and more.

The Week's Best Writing

In Case You Missed It: October 5 – October 12

Our best articles from the last few weeks. Just in case, ya know, you missed them: an interview with an ironman legend, South American skiing, a Brooklyn hustler, Tel Aviv nightlife and more.

This Week's News on Wheels

This Week in Motoring: October 6, 2014

This Week in Motoring: GM aims to go driverless, the Chevy Corvette Z06 roasts just about everything, news that Mitsu Evo's living on borrowed time, the P1 sells out and much more.

The Week's Best Writing

In Case You Missed It: September 28 – October 5

Our best articles from the last few weeks. Just in case, ya know, you missed them: The Ducati Multistrada 1200 S Granturismo, 6 great motorcycle jeans, the Forza Horizon 2 video game, the history of flannel and more

The Week's Best Writing

In Case You Missed It: September 15 – 19

Our best articles from the last few weeks. Just in case, ya know, you missed them: the best boots for fall, following a pro cyclist through wine country, burning your tongue off with hot sauce, playing golf in a democracy, the best fruit beer and more.

What To See, Read and Hear

This Week in Culture: September 26, 2014

This Week in Culture: behind the scenes during the Batman trilogy, Derek Jeter's socks, long-lasting lightbulbs and the angriest man on television.

One Hike to Rule Them All

Show Us Your Hikes: We Have a Winner

We asked for photos and stories from your favorite trail, and many of you delivered. Actually, a lot of you delivered. Too many, in fact. You made these past few days difficult and emotionally taxing. But, at long last, we've picked a winner.

A sneak peek at your future desk.

Now Hiring for the Fall Internship & Apprenticeship Program

THE DETAILS & HOW TO APPLY Basics: Internships last roughly 16-18 weeks depending on start dates. Apprenticeships are 9-12 months. You must be located in New York or have a reasonable commute to our office in midtown New York. Remuneration: The internship does not include benefits, but we provide a stipend for housing, commuting (MTA)...

The Week's Best Writing

In Case You Missed It: September 14 – September 21

Our best articles from the last few weeks. Just in case, ya know, you missed them: evolution of the Mazda Miata, wearable fitness trackers, base jumping, the best American wheat beers, how to make a beer can camp stove, the Tissot Navigator World Time watch and more.

What To See, Read and Hear

This Week in Culture: September 19, 2014

The Week in Culture News: the Vikings bar Adrian Peterson from the team, Robin Thicke is a hot mess, how to shit better and a behind-the-scenes look at the making of The Princess Bride.

The Week's Best Writing

In Case You Missed It: September 7 – September 14

Our best articles from the past week. Just in case, ya know, you missed them: how to dry age meat, a warbird pilot, hiking Seoul's Woo-Myun Mountain, a complete guide to camping stoves, a deadline for GP's contest submissions and more.

What To See, Read and Hear

This Week in Culture: September 12, 2014

This Week in Culture: the Ray Rice scandal thickens, a new game from the makers of Halo takes some criticism, student debt, questionable DJ trends, the Apple Watch and more.

The Week's Best Writing

In Case You Missed It: September 1 – September 7

Our best articles from the past week. Just in case, ya know, you missed them: history of B-52 Stratofortress, the Red Bull Global Rallycross, an interview with kiteboarding's Aaron Hadlow, the GoTenna and more.

Cream of the Cropless

Tasting Notes: Gluten-Free Beer Shootout

From the Archives: Like beer but can't tolerate the gluten? There's hope yet, with these 10 gluten-free beers (well, some of them, anyway).

Board Meeting

Surf’s Up: 5 Great All-Around Surfboards

From the Archives: Choosing a surfboard is no simple matter. There are lots of factors to consider, like the shape of the board, the size, rocker and rails, tails and fins. There are eggs and fish -- and we’re not talking about breakfast options. The ideal board for beginners is long, wide and thick since it's stable for both paddling and for taking off on a wave. Here are five that fit that description to a T.

This Week's News On Wheels

This Week In Motoring: September 2, 2014

This Week in Motoring: a whale of a plane, the Uber/Lyft wars, one man's reunion with his vintage Porsche, a commemorative Land Cruiser and more.

The Week's Best Writing

In Case You Missed It: August 24 – August 31

Our best articles from the last few weeks. Just in case, ya know, you missed them: 72 hours exploring Portugal's capital, great Ready-To-Eat camping meals, the Concours d’Elegance at Pebble Beach and the first extreme athlete to base jump from flat ground.

An Intro to Spanish Butchering

Charcuteria: The Soul of Spain

From the Archives: Any book that introduces “a sharp implement, a capacity to witness death, and a good amount of blood” as self-evident truths in the business of slaughtering pigs has our attention. Jeffrey Weiss’s new book, Charcutería: The Soul of Spain, is much more than spectacle: it’s an authoritative resource on Spanish butchering and meat-curing techniques, complete with recipes for traditional Spanish dishes, handsome photography and anecdotes from the author’s personal experience.

The Bear Essentials

An Everyman’s Guide to Survival Gear

From the Archives: You never know when things might take a turn for the worse. Match up to your skill level and ensure you've got the right basic survival gear with our survey.

This Week In Motoring: August 25, 2014

This Week in Motoring: new tire tech from Michelin, Bentley's new design direction, pitching to female car buyers, a rare Range Rover goes up for sale and much more.

The Week's Best Writing

In Case You Missed It: August 17 – 24

Our best articles from the last few weeks. Just in case, ya know, you missed them: hunt burgers in LA, watch Brad O'Neal base jump off a dirt bike, the history of the Jeep Wagoneer and more.