Guides & How-To's

Guide to Life

How to Mod a Seiko 5

Watch modder Nick Harris shows how to turn a $60 Seiko SNK809 into a beautiful custom timepiece in an hour and a half.

Lessons from an Expert

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

Still fastening your shoes with Velcro? Here's a lesson in tying 12 different knots courtesy of an expert from REI.

Know What You're Buying

How to Read a Bag of Coffee Beans

Three things that shape the flavor and quality of a bag of beans, according to Counter Culture Coffee's Thomas Costello.

Transcend the Top-Down Photo

How to Take a Better Food Photo

Tips and tricks from Daniel Krieger, a celebrated food photographer who has shot nearly 100 assignments for The New York Times, along with his work for Food & Wine and Bon Appétit.

Without Freezing Your Body

How to Live Longer

Want to live a longer, healthier, disease-free life? Yeah, us too.

Guide to Life 2016

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