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A survey of the best sweaters to match the changing leaves.
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10 Great Rye Whiskeys
A bold shot of fall spice.
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5 Best Driving Sunglasses
Shades designed for quick acceleration.
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6 Best Camp Stoves
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Briefings: Brisket’s Better Brother, Rolex, Chess Cheaters, the A Train and Festbier

The most important excerpt from this week’s Briefings, which we ask that you read if you have time for nothing else: “Perhaps more importantly, did you know that the 18th century Hungarian engineer, Wolfgang von Kempelen, made a phony mechanical chess master to woo Empress Maria Theresa Walburga Amalia Christina of Austria?” But you can’t…

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Breakthroughs: 10 Technologies Changing the Olympics

It’s hard to believe the 2012 summer Olympics are already upon us. While this year’s events will feel familiar, the athletes and venues have unquestionably evolved. The same holds true for the technology used to capture, record and share their feats with the globe. Long gone are the games of stark naked athletes, replaced by…

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Briefings: Pasta, Vampires, Beer Machines, Mosquitos, and Euro 2012

Our attention this week was on things practical rather than academic: eating carbs, drinking beer, watching sports, and protecting ourselves from vampires with Victorian-era slaying kits. Remember: practical. It’s a big and complicated world. We’re at tips [at] gearpatrol.com if you think there’s something we should know about.

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Daily Briefing: 7.29.2011

Gimme Gold: London’s Olympics Medals Are the Heaviest Bling Yet Gizmodo First Bank of Apple? Apple Has More Cash than the US Treasury BBC Suddenly, We Feel Nostalgic: Checking In with…the Creators of Nickelodeon’s Golden-Era Shows Splitsider Please, Take Us Here: Weekend Cabin: Vardehaugen, Norway Adventure Journal George Lucas is Back: Official Trailer for Red…

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The Thrill of Victory!

Top Gear Season 10 Giveaway – Winners!

Well, lads, we certainly appreciate all of you who chimed in with agreement for or addition to our list of great Top Gear moments. We have it on good authority that the Stig was equally impressed with your encyclopedic knowledge of his most excellent show. Now, in reward for your diligent attention and gear-headedness, we…