Earlier This Week

A Heist Movie With Superheroes Peppered In

Ant-Man Breaks Up Marvel’s Monotony

With all the Batmans, Spider-Mans and Avengers out there, the obscure Ant-Man story looked to be set up for failure. But Marvel shook things up and eschewed their tried-and-true superhero movie formula to make a movie that stands out against the rest.

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Inside the Three-Year Journey from Shore to Bar

An Accidental Oyster Farmer and a Food Renaissance

During the last five years, oyster production on the East Coast has doubled. At Nonesuch Oyster Farm 30 minutes south of Portland, Maine, we watched this renaissance play out for a new generation of farmers.

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City by the sea

72 Hours in Portland, Maine

Portland, Maine, like its cousin across the country, is a young city with a thriving food culture and nightlife. Come for wholesome adventures outdoors, stay for the beer and lobster rolls.

Jumping against the grain

Death and Wingsuit Flying

On May 16, Dean Potter and Graham Hunt died while BASE jumping from Taft Point in Yosemite National Park. Less than two months later, Jhonathan Florez, another giant in the world BASE jumping, died while training in Switzerland, shaking the community yet again. We asked the athletes, who continue to jump despite the risks, to reflect on the state of the sport.

Ticking of the week's news in watches

This Week in Watches: July 14, 2015

More Only Watch auction one-offs from Ulysse Nardin, Louis Vuitton and Jaquet Droz; back to the '60s with Glashütte Original; and Grand Seiko celebrates 55 years with a new Spring Drive chronograph.

At Home in the Concrete Jungle, or Just the Jungle

A Guide to Adventure Motorcycles

No matter if asphalt gives way to gravel and dirt, an adventure bike never wavers. Here's the best from Ducati, BMW, Suzuki, Triumph and more.

What to see, read and hear

This Week in Culture: July 11, 2015

The ESPN Body Issue drops, Ta-Nehisi Coates's new book debuts this week, the U.S. Women's National Team trounced the Japanese team, how to make the most of your vacation, an interview with Paul McCartney and the emerging weed industry.

Take a Spin

Breaking Down the Art of Beatmatching

Above selecting a series of songs to reflect a certain mood or vibe is deejaying's more professional task: the art of combining songs together into one seamless mix. It's called beatmatching, and thanks to modern tech, you can start picking it up today.

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