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10 Best Gym Bags
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9 Different Pastas
Know thy noodle.
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10 Canned Craft Beers
The revival of the can.
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This Week in Sports and Outdoors: July 3, 2014

This Week in Sports and Outdoors: a $20,000 bicycle, survival kits, nightlife after the Tour de France, and more.

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Briefings: Sites, Salman, Bond Blueprints, Illusion Endangerment and Everest

The ultimate spy compendium, a man hunted by assassins and the mysteries of top-secret theft. We’re only throwing in the best of the internet and what not to do on Everest to remind you that this isn’t a plug for Skyfall. Or is it? No, it’s not. It’s a big and complicated world. We’re at…

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Briefings: More from San Fermin, Manliness, What Carl Sagan Read, the Hyperloop, and a Shop in Maine

Maybe next year one of us will run with the bulls in Pamplona. (Any takers, guys?) Until then, we’ve got more accounts from the festival, plus a battery of other man-related things: a debate about manliness, Carl Sagan’s reading list, Elon Musk’s latest venture, and a shop in Maine where you can get cool vintage…

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Briefings: Jack Reacher, NYC Housing, Running of the Bulls, Creative Spaces, and Malcolm Gladwell’s Next Book

It’s funny, we were just reading John Jeremiah Sullivan’s essay about the coming battle between humans and animals, “Violence of the Lambs,” when we realized the bulls are running in San Fermin. A few cuts and bruises, a few people gored — but this has been going on since Medieval times, so nothing to get…

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Outside Magazine’s 20 Best Towns in America

Most all of the Gear Patrol writers reside in large metropolitan areas. Manhattan anyone? So we know the pains of urban living. Outside Magazine published their annual 20 Best Towns in America feature in the recently circulated August issue. This editor hails from Tennessee, so he’s proud to see a sister city on the list….