Buying a Diamond

How to Buy a Diamond

Things have been going pretty well with your SO. It feels like you're ready to lock that down and get yourself hitched. But before you can pop the question, you've got to buy a diamond. For most of us, an engag...
BR4ss Fitted Boxers

You Need Better Underwear

You can tell a lot about a man by the underwear he chooses. Is he uptight and conservative? Does he play fast and loose? Or is he a brand snob? Undies are serious business, and because almost all of us could us...
defending your castle

Defending Your Castle With a Catapult

Home is where the heart is. It is also where all your stuff is though. For that reason and more, it is worth protecting. But who wants to deal with alarm systems or security companies when instead you could hav...
Practical Meter-w-cables

Charge Up with the Practical Meter

I'm supposed to be reviewing the Practical Meter. And I'd love to, I really would. But it just kind of works. Sometimes a device or service comes along and either works or it doesn't. This is one of those produ...
Element Case Motorcycle Mount

Mount Up! Let’s Test an iPhone at 100mph

Motorcycling is fun and all, but it comes with some downside. Spiders in your face, rain soaked clothes, and a lack of mobile navigation are generally on the list. And until in-helmet HUDs are a common thing, y...
Slow Fashion

Slow Fashion is Finally Invading the US

The world has changed. For the first 50 years of the twentieth century, consumers in the US spent approximately 12-14% of their annual income on clothing. Today, we spend only about 3%. Yet even with (or becaus...
Ducati iphone case

Ducati + iPhone = Mobile Style

If you own or aspire to own a Ducati motorcycle, it can be assumed that you value solid craftsmanship, crave Italian design, and accept only the best money can buy. In other words, you have a taste for the fine...
1970 BMW 2002 and 2012 BMW 135i

Has BMW Lost the Plot?

I recently had occasion to drive BMW's 1-series rocket the 135i back-to-back with it's spiritual grandparent the 2002. To put it bluntly, it was a sublime experience. Going from the 1970 go-kart to the modern 1...