Everything You Wanted to Know About Vaping But Were Afraid to Ask

Vaping has officially entered its golden age. And it’s about time: combustible cigarettes stink, are outrageously expensive, and they’re terrible for your complexion. But with all the choices and improvements in vaping technology, picking out your first vaping device can feel more confusing than it should. Here’s a… » 8/28/15 12:00pm Friday 12:00pm

Grilling 101: The Barbecuing Basics Anyone Can Master

If a backyard is the modern homeowner’s kingdom, then the barbecue is the seat of your power. There’s no feeling more glorious than the one you get while standing in front of your grill, spatula in one hand, Coors Banquet in the other, staring at a sizzling hunk of burger. What’s that? You don’t know how to grill?… » 8/26/15 11:55am 8/26/15 11:55am

Here Are The Latest Advances In The Battle Against Cyber Intrusions

Cyber security can be a lot like a game of chess; one side wins, one side loses, and you have to outsmart your opponent to defeat them. Eric Hutchins, a Fellow at Lockheed Martin, has spent more than a decade working on computer network defense strategies that do just that.
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Share Your Greatest Tales of Moving Day Woe

Yay, you found the apartment of your dreams! Chances are, using Apartments.com. Now you just need to get all your stuff out of the old place and into the new one. Easier said than done. Here, several experienced urbanites spill their worst moving day experiences, along with tips for avoiding the fates that befell… » 8/20/15 12:00pm 8/20/15 12:00pm

How A Regular Guy in a Van Takes These Insane Travel Photos

#Nevertamed vagabond Ben Hurst quit his job as a US Air Force physicist to travel around in a VW van, taking pictures along the way. Here, check out some of the most stunning photos from his travels — along with key strategies for getting the picture right when you decide to hit the road yourself. Warning: clicking… » 8/20/15 12:00pm 8/20/15 12:00pm

Time to Announce the Grand Prize Winner of the Monterey Sweepstakes

Monterey Car Week is already over, and boy, was it a good one. Jam-packed with insane collections valued at $67 million, megacars, and fresh hair plugs (yep, you read that right), it was a good ride. But even though Monterey Car Week has wrapped up, the best part starts now — announcing the grand prize winner of the… » 8/19/15 11:55am 8/19/15 11:55am

15 Game-Changing Technologies and How They've Helped Us Innovate

Like much of today’s technology, the world’s first television was light years away from the televisions we now use. Back then, families crouched in front of flickering, black-and-white pictures that crackled in an out whenever a plane flew over the house. These days, watching television doesn’t even have to involve a… » 8/18/15 11:55am 8/18/15 11:55am

Christian von Koenigsegg Explains His Fantastically Mad Megacar

People crowding around the display in the paddock at Laguna Seca had one of two reactions to the Koenigsegg One:1. “I can’t believe I finally get to see this in person,” or “Wait, what is it?” To the latter, here’s the rundown: It is the first megacar ever produced. And that label is not hyperbole. » 8/17/15 4:30pm 8/17/15 4:30pm

A City-by-City Guide to Your Next Apartment Search

The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence. But who cares about grass? Or fences, for that matter? Most urban dwellers are more concerned about things like decent square footage, in-unit washer/dryers, and a reasonable rent. And no matter what city you live in, it somehow always feels like it would be… » 8/17/15 4:00pm 8/17/15 4:00pm

Crazy/Beautiful Rides and Overheards at Monterey Car Week, Day Two

Quail, LotA, and Werks. It sounds like a weird personal injury law firm or an off-menu order from a popular hipster restaurant. However, they’re three of the most prestigious events that Monterey Car Week has to offer. Here’s a sampling of what we saw at each gathering. Get ready for so many pictures. » 8/15/15 11:55am 8/15/15 11:55am

This Insane Car Collection Just Sold for $67 Million at Monterey

What do you call 25 of the world’s finest automobiles, representing a collective 12,885HP and worth a staggering $67 million? The Pinnacle Portfolio. Yesterday, at Monterey Car Week, this smashed a ton of records when it went under the hammer. Here are some of the favorites. » 8/14/15 12:35pm 8/14/15 12:35pm

NYC's Worst Places and the Jerks Who Live There

The hardest thing about living in New York is everyone else who lives here. Just watch the hilarz new Amy Poehler-produced Hulu Original Comedy Series Difficult People for proof. For every fabulous gem you meet in this city there is an unbearable schmuck just around the corner. So how do you avoid the d-bags? We got… » 8/13/15 12:00pm 8/13/15 12:00pm