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What I Learned at Wheelie University

Learning how to wheelie isn't just for stunting and flossing. It makes you a better rider, and Wheelie University can help.

Dusty Tuckness, Modern Rodeo Clown

The Man Who Backflips Bulls

For five-time World Champion Dusty Tuckness, rodeo bullfighting isn't just saving fallen cowboys from hooves and horns — it's turning the escape into a masterpiece.

Renan Ozturk and Taylor Rees

Climbing Partners

They climbed the 13,770-foot Grand Teton peak on their first date. What'd you do?

Valentine's Day Issue
Floating on Urban Drool

How Kayaking Saved the L.A. River

What's it take to rescue a waterway? Just an out-of-touch governmental agency, a whistleblower's bold move and an unlikely hero's ad hoc, bootleg journey.

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Cupping Coffee with Expert Bean Buyers

What Does Your Coffee Taste Like?

What's behind the "bark," "peach cobbler" or "champagne" tasting notes on your bag of coffee beans? Lots of sniffing, slurping and spooning.

Coffee Issue
Inside One of the World's Leading Watch Companies

At Seiko, Innovation and Tradition Synchronize

A visit to Japan pulls back the curtain on Seiko, whose single-minded pursuit of lofty goals often makes it appear unconcerned with larger trends.

Just Like Grandpa

A Primer on Pipe Smoking

Pipe smoking is a gentlemanly art that's been lost. Here's how to take up the mantle.

Praying for Snow

Warmer Winters Mean Higher Stakes for Ski Resorts

Last year's warm winters forced big-name ski resorts to close early. Experts confirm that climate change is at play -- but foretelling the immediate future of the weather is an educated guess, at best.

Winter Preview 2015
A day in The Laughter Yoga Salon

Is Laughter the Best Medicine?

Laughter yoga, first popularized by Dr. Madan Kataria, has become an international movement. But does the science support the practice?

Inside the Three-Year Journey from Shore to Bar

An Accidental Oyster Farmer and a Food Renaissance

During the last five years, oyster production on the East Coast has doubled. At Nonesuch Oyster Farm 30 minutes south of Portland, Maine, we watched this renaissance play out for a new generation of farmers.

The Maine Issue

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