Architecture

Best Churches in the World

The 38 Greatest Churches In The World

If you’re building a temple to God, you’ll want it to look good. You’ll probably want what you’re building to be the greatest thing you ever did. This is likely why churches are some of our most beautiful and inspiring creations. Because, let’s be honest, you want God to … Continue reading

Gear

Best Water Shoes

Wetter is Better: The 6 Best Water Shoes

Aqua Socks. Those hideously tacky things you would wear while walking along the beach wearing your Rude Dog tee-shirt and listening to Ice, Ice Baby on your Walkman. Well, get ready to crank the wayback machine up to 88 miles … Continue reading

Gear

Best Barefoot Minimalist Running Shoes

Less is More: The 6 Best Barefoot Minimalist Running Shoes

We’ve all seen them. The strange and moderately creepy barefoot running shoes with their anatomically correct toes. We’ve also seen their cousins, the minimalist running shoes which barely have a sole. They have gone in and out of vogue with … Continue reading

Gadgets

Best Wireless Speakers 2014

Off the Chain: The 12 Best Wireless Speakers

Deciding to go wireless with your speakers is a great choice, but it can feel a little like going to Disneyland or the Playboy Club. There are so many options that it is easy to get overwhelmed. Before your head … Continue reading

Vehicles

Best Road Bikes

Street Sweethearts: The 6 Best Road Bikes

There has never been a better time in history to be a bicyclist. New laws are being implemented to protect pedalers from those vicious motorists who seem to think the road was made for them. Bicycle repair shops are cropping … Continue reading

Gadgets

Best Soundbars

Pump Up The Volume: The 5 Best Soundbars

As televisions have gotten thinner, the picture has improved exponentially. Colors are brighter, blacks are deeper, and the overall visual experience has become so cinematic that many people prefer their homes to the theater. Though the visual spectrum has improved, … Continue reading

Travel

Best Caves in the World

The 18 Most Amazing Caves In The World

We’ve explored the surface of Mars, spent time in space, and stared out at the far reaches of the universe and into the past. And yet amazingly, we still keep finding stuff here on earth that we never knew was there. As recently … Continue reading

Gadgets

Best Cable Modems

Wired for Fire: The 5 Best Cable Modems

When you have a cable internet connection it is very common to just pay a monthly rental cost to the provider so they can stick you with one of their shabby, third-rate hunks of equipment which may or may not … Continue reading

Gear

Best Leaf Blowers

In The Wind: The 5 Best Leaf Blowers

Sure, it’s the peak of summer and the sun is shining, trees are blooming, and dogs are in heat, but that is soon to change. Given the schizophrenic nature of the weather thanks to climate change, autumn could hit at … Continue reading

Gadgets

Best Blenders

In The Mix: The 9 Best Blenders

Some people do yoga. Some people meditate. Some people blend. With the rise of interest in healthy eating and healthy living the blender (along with juicers) is becoming an important part of the modern kitchen. More and more it is … Continue reading