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.
The New Macbook is Built for the Realities of Today and Tomorrow
Apple has just reinvented the stalwart MacBook with an impossibly thin design and a bold new statement in connectivity, touting just two ports. Like the original iMac or Macbook Air, it's designed to show us that computing has changed and we need to wake up.
A Guide to the World’s Whisk(e)y Making Traditions
Whiskey, whisky; single malt, single grain; pot stills, column stills -- consult our guide, and all their differences will be as clear as the one between American and Canadian.
Husqvarna in Huskvarna: A Global Enterprise and Its Small Town Roots
A visit to the Swedish home of the world's largest producer of outdoor power products.
Mix It Up: Great Store-Bought Mixers
A decent drink can be hard to find, especially when you're at home. For the do-it-yourselfers who would rather the "do" simply be mixing the strong stuff with the not-so-strong stuff, we've compiled a list of the top five mixers you can find in your friendly neighborhood high-end liquor store. Just add booze, ice and maybe a wry wink as you drop in the cocktail straw.
Discover the 100 Best Products of 2014
Avoid the post holiday funk by browsing through our editorial team's picks for the best products in home, watches, style, tech, outdoors, sports and spirits launched in 2014.
The Best Classic Adventure Vehicles
Steep slopes, muddy trails, river crossings and scree slopes turn a garden variety trip into a journey. Adrenaline junkies, take note: off-road excursions are just as exciting as transcontinental road trips, if not more so. Set yourselves up with any of these great vintage off-road adventure cars and you'll see why.
Still Considering the iPhone 6 Plus? Here’s Our In-Depth Review
Starting at $749, the 6 Plus is also the most expensive iPhone ever produced, but it offers jetsetters, journeymen, and tried-and-true road warriors a few things that no Apple smartphone has before.
Stocking Stuffers: Movies, Music, Books, Magazines, Games and TV
Our guide to 18 of the best books, albums, movies, games and tv shows to gift in 2014.
Kentucky Bourbon Trail Travelogue: Day Five
In day five of our Kentucky Bourbon Trail adventure, we soak in the last rays of Kentucky sun, watch a group pick their own single barrel of Woodford Reserve, and more.
How Bourbon Is Made
We toured 12 distilleries in a five-day blitz, asking everyone we met to walk us through the bourbon-making process. Here, you'll find all of the steps that go into making America's unique take on whiskey.
How Kentuckians Drink Their Bourbon
Is there a proper way to drink Bourbon? We asked experts in the industry to weigh in.
Buffalo Trace’s Hunt for the Perfect Bourbon
"Buffalo Trace is already making the bourbons of the future”, said our guide Freddy Johnson. It sounded bold until we stopped to think about it. Whiskey has to age before it can qualify as bourbon, so technically, every distiller is making “the bourbons of the future” today. Still, after we spent an afternoon learning about the company’s quest to make the world’s perfect bourbon, his phrasing seemed prophetic.
Demystifying Pappy Van Winkle
I'd say that Pappy Van Winkle is a brand that needs no introduction, except that it does. The truth is that most people don’t know anything about “Pappy,” other than that it’s supposed to be the best of its kind. So let’s set the record straight by getting a couple of basic facts out of the way.
Kentucky Bourbon Trail Travelogue: Day Three
In day three of our Kentucky Bourbon Trail adventure, we check out small (Wilderness Trail) and big (Four Roses, Wild Turkey) distilleries on the way to Lexington -- and get to taste something particularly special.
Stay: The Beaumont Inn
Close your eyes. Form a picture in your head of what a historic B&B in the heart of Bluegrass country should look like. What remains though in the mind’s eye should look quite close to Harrodsburg’s Beaumont Inn owned by the Dedman family.