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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: The Great GoogaMooga, Optimism, Kevin Costner, Alabama Shakes, and Damsels in Distress

Sometimes it feels like there’s this prevailing attitude of cool indifference, not taking things too seriously, blase raised to the nth power. We’re glad to see signs of change. For one thing, Kevin Costner had a good conversation with Esquire about shoving people against fences and not being able to afford chocolate milk. For another,…

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Briefings: Skullware, Cold Patrol, Cashing Out, Cosmopolis: Cronenberg Makes DeLillo, and Trojans

One way to look at this week’s serving of culture is by taking a second to enumerate the things we chose not to write about: a swimsuit video with Candice Swanepoel, Justice Antonin Scalia on broccoli, The Hunger Games, and Geraldo Rivera’s mustache. Make of it what you will. We’re at tips [at] gearpatrol.com if…

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Briefings: The SAT, Don Johnson vs. Atlantic City, 110 Best DIY Tips, Earth + Stars, and Conversation

As spring has commenced, we thought we’d honor the new season, warm weather in New York, cherry blossoms in DC, and people generally wearing a lot less clothing by sharing some stories that offer a fresh look at topics we may already know a thing or two about. It’s a big and complicated world. We’re…

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Briefings: Kickstarter Cash, Falling Anchors, Paris Review Files, The Cranberries, and a Bar with Serious Tools

It’s Week 2 of our more cultivated Briefings, and we hope we’re giving you some cool stuff to talk about, even if you’re just muttering to yourself at the office. This week we’re going to shield our eyes against the political race, talking instead about free money, errant anchors, lit mags, and nostalgia. Email us…

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Daily Briefing: 11.15.2011

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 Roundup The Atlantic One man, 100,000 toothpicks, and 35 years: An incredible kinetic sculpture of San Francisco This is Colossal Did Manny Pacquiao Just Become the Villain? Grantland Inside the Nest: iPod creator Tony Fadell wants to reinvent the thermostat The Verge Americans of the Year Esquire A Clear Explanation…

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Daily Briefing: 9.30.2011

Fighting Terrorism in New York City 60 Minutes Now I Can Literally Taste the Flavor of My Words Morskoiboy The Shame of College Sports The Atlantic 10 Best Adventure Lodges in North America Outside Henry Rollins Goes to Conflict Zones In New Photo Book Wired

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Daily Briefing: 9.6.2011

Photos: World War II: The North African Campaign The Atlantic Camera Desk Lamp for Late-Working Photographers Make Delivering a Pair of GP x Onia Shorts to Our Friends at Notcot… in a Nissan GT-R Notcot Op Ed: My Unfinished 9/11 Business, by Bill Keller NYTimes Oscar Bait and Switch: A GQ Guide to 40 Must-See…

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Daily Briefing: 7.27.2011

Speaking our Language, Cold Caffeine: Perfect Iced Coffee Men’s Journal How Low Can You Go? Racing to the Bottom: Exploring the Deepest Point on Earth The Atlantic Strapped for Summer: Rubber Bands Valet When Car Accidents Are More Than Just Car Accidents: The Car Accident NOTCOT Nerds, Your 6-Figure Salaries Have Officially Arrived: Raiders of…

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Daily Briefing: 7.18.2011

The Portable Big Picture Show WSJ Off Duty Is Anyone There? When Your Email Goes Unanswered NYTimes Road to (capsule): A Moment with Carl Cunow of Onia Por Homme Wall of Touchscreens Makes Fleet Commander a Hutt-Size Star Wars Game Wired 30th Anniversary of Donkey Kong Slashdot World War II in Photos The Atlantic