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Run ‘n Gun: Hands-On with Manfrotto Photo Gear

Lino Manfrotto was an Italian photojournalist in the late ’60s who hated lugging cumbersome lights and poles on location and at his studio. From desperation comes inspiration, as they say, and today Manfrotto is known in the industry as producing some of the toughest and lightest photo and film gear essentials. Equipment matters, and Manfrotto…

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Not your average day job

In-Depth: No Easy Day

We bandy the title “hero” about to describe entertainers, sports figures, politicians, anyone who excels or surmounts significant adversity. The true definition, however, fits a much smaller number. No Easy Day ($16), the first-person account of the SEAL Team 6 raid on an Abbottabad compound that killed Osama bin Laden, breaks the traditional silence of…

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Gold Jerry, Gold!

In-Depth: Sony RX100

With the advent of smartphones the compact camera has become about as contemporary as a Walkman. The next step? Being relegated to Urban Outfitters as a hipster’s novelty purchase. Major brands are abandoning the segment faster than dubstep and everyone seems to think that an Instagram filter (#nofilter, please) is what most people will ever…

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A big green vision for the deep blue sea

In-Depth: Tûranor PlanetSolar

Every so often, your average citizen does something remarkable. But dreaming big and actualizing that dream don’t often happen unless you’re Sir Richard Branson or James Cameron. In the case of Switzerland’s Raphael Domjan, the dream has become a reality no one could have forseen. The Tûranor PlanetSolar was birthed from a vision by Domjan….

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Go deep, or go home

Timekeeping: Rolex Deepsea Challenge

Yes, they’re doing it again. Are we surprised? Not at all. In 1960, Rolex created the Deep Sea Special with the express purpose of joining Jacques Piccard and Lt. Don Walsh on their record-breaking descent to the bottom of Challenger Deep in their submersible, the Trieste. Unlike Mr. Piccard and Lt. Walsh, however, the Deep…

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"I'm the King of the Sea World!"

In-Depth: Deepsea Challenger

Director James Cameron has been an avid diver and deep sea explorer for the past ten years, unbeknownst to the majority of us plebs. It’s like finding out that Jack Nicholson enjoys serious forays into quantum physics. And perhaps not even James Cameron, himself, could’ve imagined that his 1989 film, The Abyss was actually quite…

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In-Depth: Ford Intelligent Vehicle Technology

According to estimates there are 800 million cars on the road today. By 2050 it will approach between 2 and 4 billion with 70% of those cars existing in cities. Needless to say, automakers — and city planners alike — are scrambling to develop new and more efficient ways to get around. One company, Ford,…

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Car: The Definitive Visual History of the Automobile

What’s the phrase? It’s Christmas Day, it’s cold and there’s nothing to do. Well, get yourself a cup of hot cider and throw on the velour robe/smoking jacket and fake loafer slippers you just got from your crazy uncle and settle down to a long and luscious read of Car: The Definitive Visual History of…

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The virtual DJ your party's been waiting for

In-Depth: Pioneer Mixtrax

Services like Pandora and Apple’s Genius technology changed the way many of us consumed music, by intelligently mixing and matching songs to fit a particular theme or mood. These jukeboxes of the digital age, however, still fall well short of what professional DJs do best — the continuous mix. Pioneer’s newly launched Mixtrax music software…

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Well read journeys

Overland Journal

Since the Spring of 2007 the dedicated journalists at Overland Journal have shared their avid passion for adventure travel and overlanding in a magazine we just can’t get enough of (we’re four issues deep). Season after season they craft archival quality editions, issued five times a year — packed with feature-length stories chronicling their global…

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Who you calling Micro?

In-Depth: Olympus E-P3

In the last few years a new breed of camera has stormed the digital photography world. Known as mirrorless or interchangeable lens cameras, they forgo the mirror of a DSLR (or SLR) for a smaller, lighter, and more portable package. They’ve grown in leaps and bounds by providing amateurs an opportunity to upgrade from a…

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3-Series, 6-Deep

In-Depth: 2012 BMW 3-Series

The BMW 3-Series stands as one of the all-time greats. At the top of every automobile magazine’s list of best cars for the past three decades and the performance benchmark by which all other sport sedans are measured, the 3-Series is a modern icon of automobilia. Outdoing the last one is tantamount to making the…