If you grew up in the 90s, you know about the Lo. Ralph Lauren's Polo brand was ubiquitous — jeans, shirts, sweaters, hoodies. You couldn't take a step anywhere almost in America without seeing the polo player logo looking back at you. So how did a designer brand go from Fith Avenue to America at large? The Lo Lifes. This New York City boosting gang made a logo into a culture. Watch how it happened in this short documentary narrated by one of the gang's founders.
It's the 80s undercover operation you've never heard — the attempt to take down Pablo Escobar with a Pablo Escobar look-alike. Needless to say, it didn't go well. This bad lip reading presents an alternate, and far less successful, take on the Netflix series Narcos.
Already known for their toughness, the latest addition to the I.N.O.X. line adds a carbon case for a new level of strength. The lightweight, space-tested carbon composite is highly resistant to both scratches and heat and houses a highly visible face with luminous hands and indexes protected by scratch-resistant sapphire crystal. The timepiece is powered by Swiss-made automatic movement Sellita SW200 with a 38-hour power reserve, visible through the titanium exhibition case back. Each watch finished with a black rubber strap and is delivered in a special packaging that holds an exclusive Spartan PS knife with matte black handles and a black protective bumper.
Diameter: 43mm / Lug width: 20mm / Depth rating: 200 meters / Weight 3.6 oz
Most portable chargers are only wireless until it's time to charge their own batteries. Courant's Carry does away with them altogether by supporting wire-free charging for both your devices and its own battery. Qi-compatible, it's good for up to two full charges and supports fast wireless charging as well as stacked charging, so you can charge it and your phone simultaneously while on top of one wired charger. It also has a USB-C port for even faster charging of compatible devices, and is wrapped in pebble-grain Italian leather so it won't distract from the rest of your ensemble.
Length: 5.5" / Width: 2.9" / Depth: 0.7"
Input: 18W USB-C, 5W Wireless / Output: 18W USB-C, 10W Wireless / Capacity: 8,000 mAh / Included: Carry, USB-C Charging Cable, Dust Bag
It's one of the most popular works of fiction in American literature and spawned one of the best films of all time. But is Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird really that good? Maybe not. Vox states the case for this American classic not being all that classic.
It's a view of the Earth's just as mesmerizing as the view from outer space. Shot from aboard a massive container ship, this timelapse combines 80,000 photos over a 30 voyage across the Pacific Ocean and three of the business ports in the world, keeping the global supply chain connected.
Built to track two time zones at once, a GMT is a must-have for watch aficionados that travel. This example from Bamford stands out, featuring a black dial with a 3 O'Clock date window, icy blue indices, and a matte black case. The dark case and dial contrast beautifully with the blue markers for top-notch visibility that give this GMT an almost futuristic vibe. The watch is powered by a self-winding Sellita GMT movement that uses a central hand and a rotating inner bezel to track a second timezone that is operated using an independent crown. Perfect for jet setters as well as collectors with a keen fashion sense, the timepiece is protected by sapphire crystal glass and finished with a matte black stainless steel bracelet to match the case.
Case Diameter: 40mm / Water Resistance: 100m / Glass: Sapphire Crystal / Lug Width: 20mm / Movement: Sellita SW330-1 / Power Reserve: up to 42 hours / Jewels: 25
When it comes to taste, pour over is easily the brewing method of choice but the time and precision it requires often drives home coffee drinkers away. Enter the Ratio Six. With the ability to bloom and brew, the coffee maker has the ability to replicate the pour over process with the push of a button. It heats the water through a die-cast aluminum element to the ideal temperature and precisely monitors the water flow through a stainless steel shower head, ensuring the perfect cup of coffee every time. With its sleek form and matte black or stainless steel finish, you won't mind having it hand out on your kitchen counter.
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Presented by Ratio.
Now you will never want for szechuan sauce again. Ditch the time machine, because Babish is about to show you how to make your own, right in your own kitchen. Armed with a real sample of the famous sauce, Babish gives it another attempt, this time even more successfully than the first. As an added bonus, he also makes some chicken nuggets that look better than the sauce.