Briefings

The Gear You Missed

This Week in Gear: September 8 – 12

This Week in Gear: Destiny, slim EDC Leathermans, minimalist leather wallets, Four Roses Bourbon and the best barrel-aged ciders.

This Week's News on Wheels

This Week in Motoring: September 8, 2014

This Week in Motoring: Chrysler surges ahead in sales, the skinny on Singer Porsche, missing pickup tailgates, North Korean grand theft auto and much more.

What to See, Read and Hear

This Week in Culture: September 5, 2014

This Week in Culture: IKEA's images are fake, send-ups of a Linkin Park jam, the discovery of a giant dinosaur, the NFL's secret finances and more.

What to see, read and hear

This Week in Culture: August 29, 2014

This Week in Culture: Breaking Bad owns the Emmys, college football gets underway, Bud Light takes over a town in Colorado, and much, much more.

New Gear and Stories, Fresh from the Farm

This Week in Sports and Outdoors: August 28, 2014

This Week in Sports and Outdoors: Cannondale sponsors Slipstream, Garmin introduces an updated power meter, an app brings pick-up sports to the teammate-less masses and more.

What to see, read and hear

This Week in Culture: August 22, 2014

This Week in Culture: The Simpsons binge begins, contemporary musicians play unheard Bob Dylan songs, a trick for falling asleep and much, much more.

Ticking off the week's news in watches

This Week in Watches: August 19, 2014

This Week in Watches: Updates to Breitling Colt line, Braun's Bauhaus timepieces, Autodromo's self-winding watch from Pebble Beach and much more.

This week's news on wheels

This Week In Motoring: August 18, 2014

This Week in Motoring: the most expensive car ever sold, plenty of eco-cars, the science behind Tony Stewart's tragic sprint car accident, Motor Trend's awesome drag race and much more.

What to See, Read and Hear

This Week in Culture: August 15, 2014

This Week in Culture: rent Rory McIlroy's former house, Discovery Channel deceives, Illegal downloads, remembering Robin Williams, Ferraris and more.

New Gear and Stories, Fresh from the Farm

This Week in Sports and Outdoors: August 7, 2014

This Week in Sports and Outdoors: two Norwegians win Norseman, Michael Phelps is back from retirement, we're on the ground at Outdoor Retailer and more.

What to see, read and hear

This Week in Culture: August 1, 2014

This Week in Culture: The latest trailer for Christopher Nolan's Interstellar, why Arnold Palmer was the king of the polo shirt, the future of ready-to-drink iced coffee and more.

New Gear and Stories, Fresh from the Farm

This Week in Sports and Outdoors: July 31, 2014

This Week in Sports and Outdoors: photos from a bike race in Dubai, a tiny hydration hose, a look inside Alex Honnold's van, the story behind the Tour de France and more.

What to See, Read and Hear

This Week in Culture: July 25, 2014

This Week in Culture: aerial photos of the Aussie coast, an inside look at Lebowksi, lots of pens, the history of the autocorrect and more.

What to see, read and hear

This Week in Culture: July 18, 2014

This Week in Culture: An interview with Weird Al, a day in the life of an NYC cabbie, a retrospective on Illmatic, the daily routines of history's greatest minds and more.

WHAT TO SEE, HEAR AND READ

This Week in Culture: July 11, 2014

This Week In Culture: Naked athletes, updates from Middle Earth, Emmy nominations, the World Cup final, books you started to read and more.

2,200 years of making shit go boom

A Quick, Flashy History of Fireworks

From bamboo shoots to Mongolian invasions to the Renaissance to Independence Day, we break down the complete history of fireworks and why we use them for the Fourth of July.

What to See, Hear and Read

This Week in Culture: July 4, 2014

This Week in Culture: a New Yorker profile on the Times Square street performers, why spoilerphobes are killing modern criticism and a space station above Venus.

What to See, Hear, and Read

This Week in Culture: June 27, 2014

This Week in Culture: North Korea threatens war over Seth Rogen's new movie, David Sedaris publishes great writing, Wimbledon's feathered employee and more.

What to See, Hear, and Read

This Week in Culture: June 20, 2014

This Week in Culture: the science of soccer flopping, Instagrammers get their due, the history of the "Godfathers of Pixel Art" and more.

What to see, read, and hear

This Week in Culture: June 13, 2014

This Week in Culture: Bill f@#king Murray, the abominable FIFA, the good guys at Tesla and the world's oldest drug mule.

What to see, read, and hear

This Week in Culture: June 6, 2014

This Week in Culture: Net neutrality, fixing the World Cup, stoned journalists and the making of Ghostbusters.

What to See, Read and Hear

This Week in Culture: May 30, 2014

This week in culture: new Freddie Mercury vocals, a secret Freemason's lodge, the world's worst waiter and much more.

What to See, Read and Hear

This Week in Culture: May 23, 2014

This week in culture: beautiful bus stops, a new McDonald's mascot, an interview with Mel Brooks and much more.

We Tick Off the Latest in Watch News

This Week in Watches: May 20, 2014

This Week in Watches, we examine Breitling's new seafarer, a skinny Reverso, Shinola leather and much more.

What to See, Read and Hear

This Week in Culture: May 16, 2014

This week in culture: Claymation, diamond thief roommates, the Santa Maria discovered, mind-controlled arms and much more.

A Quick Recap

In Case You Missed It: May 7-13

Don't miss out on the second time around of: life lessons in Borneo, restoring Mercedes-Benzes, Dangerous Hikes, a Eulogy for Jack Bauer and more.

What to See, Read and Hear

This Week in Culture: May 9, 2014

This week in culture: gargantuan statues, Mad Men set design, a meal replacement not made from people and more.

A Quick Recap

In Case You Missed It: May 7, 2014

You're a voracious reader, but everyone screws up sometimes and fails to read a great story. Now you have another shot to check out a photo essay of the Oregon wilderness, eastern military watches, sleeper cars, valet trays, a bespoke tailor, worldly vodkas and more.

What to See, Read and Hear

This Week in Culture: May 2, 2014

This week in culture: betting the Kentucky Derby, The Simpsons get Lego'd, a $119,000 around-the-world trip and more.

A Quick Recap

In Case You Missed It: April 23-29

You're a voracious reader, but everyone screws up sometimes and fails to read a great story. Now you have another shot to check out an interview with Fabien Cousteau, a MotoGP photo essay, an essay on being shaved, great hikes, a lot of great mobile games, and a cinema camera for the indie director.