72 Hours With the New Adventure-Ready Ford Ranger

Becoming the maker of America’s favorite full-size pickup truck came at a price for Ford. The Ranger, once a strong contender in the mid-size truck market, disappeared nearly 10 years ago, partly so Ford could focus on strengthening the full-size F-150’s position in the market. That left the door open for Tacomas, Colorados, and Canyons […] Becoming the maker of America’s favorite full-size pickup truck came at a price for Ford. The Ranger, once a strong contender in the mid-size truck market, disappeared nearly 10 years ago, partly so Ford could focus on strengthening the full-size F-150’s position in the market. That left the door open for Tacomas, Colorados, and Canyons to divvy up the pie. But now the Ranger’s back to reclaim a bigger chunk of the small pickup market by delivering a truck that’s less a junior F-150 and more of an adventure vehicle designed to take you, and your gear, wherever you want—from the top of a mountain to the corner grocery store. We spent some time in the Ranger’s top trim level, the Lariat, to see if it’s worth parking in your driveway….

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Acclaimed American Climber Brad Gobright Dies After Fall in Mexico

Brad Gobright, a world-renowned rock climber known for his free solo ascents, fell to his death Wednesday while rappelling off a mountain in Mexico. The California native was 31 years old. Together with Aidan Jacobson (pictured below inside an ambulance after the accident), Gobright had summited the 15-pitch El Sendero Luminoso route in El Potrero […] Brad Gobright, a world-renowned rock climber known for his free solo ascents, fell to his death Wednesday while rappelling off a mountain in Mexico. The California native was 31 years old….

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Now’s Your Chance to Win a Bottle of Pappy Van Winkle

It’s that time of year again: The weather’s turned chilly, Thanksgiving meal prep is well underway, and Pappy Van Winkle is yours for the taking (almost). Huckberry is once again giving shoppers the opportunity to win a bottle of the distillery’s vaunted, hard-to-find bourbon. All you have to do is spend $50 or more at […] It’s that time of year again: The weather’s turned chilly, Thanksgiving meal prep is well underway, and Pappy Van Winkle is yours for the taking (almost). Huckberry is once again giving shoppers the opportunity to win a bottle of the distillery’s vaunted, hard-to-find bourbon. All you have to do is spend $50 or more at Huckberry on Tuesday, November 26, and you’ll be entered to win a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle 20 Year Old Reserve Bourbon. (But hurry: You only have until 11:59 p.m. PST to place your order and enter.)…

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The Top Car and SUV Debuts You Need to See from the LA Auto Show

For over a decade, the LA Auto Show has been known as the place where manufacturers roll out their greenest rides. The 2019 show is no exception: there’s a plug-in electric or hybrid vehicle anywhere you look. This year, the SUV tsunami converges: there are big debuts from the electric Ford Mustang SUV to the […] For over a decade, the LA Auto Show has been known as the place where manufacturers roll out their greenest rides. The 2019 show is no exception: there’s a plug-in electric or hybrid vehicle anywhere you look….

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The New Onewheel Pint Is Ready for Any Commute

What’s a Onewheel? Chances are you’ve already seen someone cruising down the road on one on your morning commutes. This year, the brand launched its newest model called the Pint, a $950, 23-pound version that you can ride up to about 16 mph as long as you have enough space and don’t encounter any traffic […] What’s a Onewheel? Chances are you’ve already seen someone cruising down the road on one on your morning commutes. This year, the brand launched its newest model called the Pint, a $950, 23-pound version that you can ride up to about 16 mph as long as you have enough space and don’t encounter any traffic along the way….

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Eating Dark Chocolate Could Give You the Same Feel-Good Vibes as Smoking Weed

You already know that dark chocolate, with its minerals and antioxidants, is good for you. But researchers at University College London have added one more boon to the list—it might get you high. OK, that’s not precisely true. But dark chocolate contains psychoactive ingredients that produce feel-good vibes akin to cannabis use, as well as […] You already know that dark chocolate, with its minerals and antioxidants, is good for you. But researchers at University College London have added one more boon to the list—it might get you high. OK, that’s not precisely true. But dark chocolate contains psychoactive ingredients that produce feel-good vibes akin to cannabis use, as well as phenylethylamine, a neuromodulator that helps regulate mood. In the study of 13,626 people, those who ate just half an ounce of dark chocolate were 70 percent less likely to report symptoms of depression. But the dark chocolate-weed link doesn’t end there….

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Breitling and Crown & Caliber Just Made It Easier for You to Get a New Luxury Watch

Getting tired of your usual watch? Now you can trade it in for a brand-new Breitling. The esteemed Swiss watchmaker has partnered with Crown & Caliber, the online retailer which lets you buy and sell pre-owned luxury watches, to launch an online platform where you can trade in your luxury watch and receive credit towards […] Getting tired of your usual watch? Now you can trade it in for a brand-new Breitling. The esteemed Swiss watchmaker has partnered with Crown & Caliber, the online retailer which lets you buy and sell pre-owned luxury watches, to launch an online platform where you can trade in your luxury watch and receive credit towards the purchase of a Breitling timepiece. That makes Breitling the first major Swiss watchmaker to accept pre-owned watches for a new model. The platform is now live, and you can access it on the Breitling website….

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What’s Coming to Netflix, Amazon, HBO, and Hulu in November

This month all eyes are on The Irishman, Martin Scorsese’s epic gangster drama. But until you can see it on November 27, there’s plenty of other highly-anticipated releases in TV and movies coming to Netflix, Amazon, HBO, and Hulu, including shows like Jack Ryan, The Crown, and Silicon Valley Along with those new options, movies […] This month all eyes are on The Irishman, Martin Scorsese’s epic gangster drama. But until you can see it on November 27, there’s plenty of other highly-anticipated releases in TV and movies coming to Netflix, Amazon, HBO, and Hulu, including shows like Jack Ryan, The Crown, and Silicon Valley…

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How ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Director Tim Miller Created Its ‘Massive’ Action Scenes

Seeing as some of the latest films in the Terminator franchise have suffered mixed reviews and reactions, the stakes were high to make the sixth film a smashing success. That’s why Hollywood turned to director Tim Miller—the man behind Deadpool. As a fan of the Terminator franchise himself, Miller knew what he was stepping in to when […] Seeing as some of the latest films in the Terminator franchise have suffered mixed reviews and reactions, the stakes were high to make the sixth film a smashing success. That’s why Hollywood turned to director Tim Miller—the man behind Deadpool. As a fan of the Terminator franchise himself, Miller knew what he was stepping in to when he took on Terminator: Dark Fate. …

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Picturesque Paragliding, Authentic Fondue, and a Trip to the Top of Europe: The 4-Day Weekend in Switzerland

There’s a magical air to Switzerland that makes it seem fictional, what with its storybook-worthy villages and Pixar-perfect landscapes. But the chill of mountain air on your face as you paraglide, swooping in wide arcs down to earth; and the familiar ache in your legs as you trek a hiking path; or better yet, the […] There’s a magical air to Switzerland that makes it seem fictional, what with its storybook-worthy villages and Pixar-perfect landscapes. But the chill of mountain air on your face as you paraglide, swooping in wide arcs down to earth; and the familiar ache in your legs as you trek a hiking path; or better yet, the rush of adrenaline as you conquer a war-time-era via ferrata, all serve as tactical reminders of this very real, very remarkable place….

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