Sous Vide (sue veed) means “under vacuum” and presents a cooking technique where food is heated to a consistent temperature in a water bath. Although it dates from late 18th century, it was revealed in 1960’s, when it was used by French and American chefs at expensive restaurants. Read more »
The Olympics are bigger. The World Cup is arguably better. The World Series certainly has more history. But when it comes to the sheer amount of money put down on a bet, nothing beats the Super Bowl.
Shoe brand Toms has announced the launch of Apple Watch wrist bands that continue the company’s focus on charity. Read more »
The Mini Clubman is the biggest Mini to date to get the full John Cooper Works (JCW) treatment, meaning it now has ample speed as well as ample interior space. Read more »
The “Internet of Things” (or IoT) has been something of a buzz term in technology for a couple of years now, despite the fact that it’s usually mentioned in only the vaguest ways. Many are familiar with the maddeningly unspecific IoT commercials from tech companies that basically make the concept sound like some sort of futuristic super-Internet, but a lot of us are still somewhat unfamiliar with what the IoT actually does or means. Read more »
The Superbowl! March Madness! The Kentucky Derby! Where are you going to place those bets and watch the action? Well, Vegas of course…but where?
It’s $400 and has no touch screen or removable battery, yet GoPro’s new Hero4 Session is ideal for active people and here’s why
The new GoPro Hero4 Session is without a doubt a completely new animal—even compared to other GoPros. It’s 50% smaller (in it’s waterproof casing) and 40% lighter than the regular Hero4. Read more »
Hybrid Bikes Are Now As Stylish As They Are Functional
Hills. They’re the enemy of anyone on a casual bike trip. While hardcore riders thrive on the adrenaline rush that comes with tackling an intimidating incline, the casual rider, looking to give the earth a break by leaving the car in the garage, could do without them. Read more »
Out with the old; in with the new. As we usher in the sparkling, fresh finds of spring, why not find an equally shiny home for what you’re going to toss? Yes, we do mean trash, but not that plain plastic bucket from the 90s. Read more »
If your MINI isn’t mini enough for you, you’re in luck
MINI introduced their newest concept in urban mobility, the all-electric MINI Citysurfer Concept to a crowd of journalists at the LA Auto Show today.
An auxiliary transportation concept that is designed to help people navigate crowded urban environments, the Citysurfer makes it both easy and fun to get around town if you have a long way to travel between your parking space and your office or shopping destination.
Ok, boys, let’s be honest: how many of us have kissed our shaving kits, or at least the shaving cream, good-bye thanks to an overzealous TSA agent? Read more »
As the tech boom continues to roll on, the hotel industry has gotten in the game, offering guests the latest and greatest gadgets, amenities and conveniences. Read more »
It is such a mainstay we almost no longer notice it, but every kitchen needs one: a blender. It slices! It dices! It comes in thousands of versions with thousands of prices! Consumer Reports and Good Housekeeping are excellent resources to whittle down the herd, but only to a point. Read more »