Archives for February 2013


7 Sharp Knives for Everyday Carry

You may not be fighting off wildlife or cutting up kindling on your average weekday, but you’d be surprised how often a good knife can prove useful. Pick up one of these 7 knives for everyday carry.


10 Hot Chicks from College Flicks

Attractive women have been an integral part of coming-of-age college movies since the days of Animal House and Revenge of the Nerds.


First-Class Woodworking, Utah Style

The ivory-billed woodpecker is possibly extinct, but Salt Lake City’s Ivory Bill Furniture is alive and well. As part of our series on great goods made in the USA, we talked with founder Clayton Thompson about woodgrain, design and the homegrown revolution.


We Too Love Jennifer Lawrence

Even before her Oscar win, she seemed to be exercising a sort of hypnotic charm over the denizens of the interweb. Which is totally understandable.


Small Southern Town, Big Time Blades

Tiny Johns Island, South Carolina is gaining fame for award-winning knives favored by Davis Love III and Michael Jordan. We asked the man behind them, Chris Williams, about ditching investment banking, shucking oysters and doing what you love.


5 Reasons You Should Watch Hockey

What do you get when you combine break-neck speed, intensity, and then add ice to the mix? Well, you'll have a few of the five reasons why you should watch hockey! It's a game of skill, one which some people consider the only major 'refined' sport. The game is fast action-filled. It’s aggressive, yet requires expertise. And it’s original. Could you really ask anything m …


Thanksgiving Traditions

Thanksgiving is a holiday steeped in tradition. Many Thanksgiving traditions revolve around filling our bellies with an overdose of turkey and our brains with an overdose of football. Those traditions still count and are the sort of things that make Thanksgiving an enjoyable holiday. Looking to start some traditions to enhance your Thanksgiving Day celebrations? Take these five traditions out for …


Speakeasy: Nick Kroll

The creator and star of Comedy Central’s new hit Kroll Show talks with Paul F. Tompkins about comedic influences, the secret behind his characters, his affinity with Alan Alda and the eye-opening, face-falling-off learning experience that was… Cavemen.


The Top 5 Worst Sports Controversies And Hoaxes

Every sports fan wants to believe that the game that they love is clear of controversy and scandal. Unfortunately, almost every facet of sport has been clouded by the actions of a few, which has harmed the legacy of the many in the game. Drugs, sex, and bungs have each become embroiled in various sports and athletes have looked to confirm their achievements by taking banned substances. Some ha …


5 Killer Whiskey Cocktails

Most of us can agree that whiskey is a wonderful thing, but the question of how best to drink the stuff has been known to raise a hearty debate. Sip it straight or on the rocks if you want, but we say you can't go wrong with one of these classic whiskey cocktails...


Go Time! NFL Draft Confidential

What goes through a top NFL prospect’s head just days before one of the biggest weekends of his life? Mizzou stud defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson breaks down his prep work and mindset heading into the NFL Combine in Indy this weekend...


4 Tips On How To Make Her Your Girlfriend

So... you like her. Actually, you like her a lot. You want to take that step from simply dating the young lady, to being in a relationship with her. Bridging the gap should be simple right? You spend all your free time with her. You act like a complete gentleman. You're ready to jump at her every beckoning. Naturally, she should choose you to be her man, right? Not necessarily. But there is hope. …


6 Songs About The Troops That Will Make Marines’ Girlfirends Cry

It doesn't take much to get a military wife crying. The right tune with the right lyrics (namely a song about a soldier's tragic end), and the waterworks start flowing. But the six songs on this list are a cut above the rest. They're good tunes in their own right, and their underlying stories tug at the hearts of even the most hardened Marine girlfriend. The majority of them are country songs beca …


The 6 Richest Celebrities of 2012

  Celebrities have got it all going for them. Most of the public fawns over their mere presence and they make quite the pretty penny for doing something that we would all kill our first born child to participate in. Of course, they’re not just happy to live comfortably and work in their dream job at the same time. They need to make more than anyone else in the same field as them. It gets q …


The Greatest Gold Diggers In History

  Every young girl one day dreams of either becoming the President of the United States, a doctor, or simply never having to work again after marrying a preposterously rich individual who will be dead in the very near future. If we could, we’d all do it. But being a gold digger is a serious job. It takes time and dedication, and it might not work out for you if your elderly lover ends u …


7 Sports Controversies Worse Than The Manti Teo Hoax

The Manti Teo mess. What a fiasco, right? A beloved college line backer, playing at the supposedly uber-chaste, squeaky clean Notre Dame program, a Heisman Runner-up, and he's caught up in a seedy sports controversy. A hoax involving cancer, a dying girlfriend's wish, and apparently a big load of bull crap. As bad as it is, there have been others, some even worse. What sports scandals have been wo …


4 Dinner and Drink Combos That Will Keep The Chills Away

If grilling is the essence of summer dining, then hearty, rich meals are the hallmark of the winter months. Everyone has memories of a household filled with the aromas of savory home cooked meals, their mouths watering as the fragrance off food delights their palettes. Now, when it comes to winter food, it's important that meals be substantial. "Substantial" is a polite way of saying "fattening …


The Hottest Women of Gossip Girl

The show's cast seems to be comprised entirely of hot young actresses. So we've taken the liberty of arranging them all in one handy gallery for you.


Man at Arms: Oddjob’s Hat

Master blacksmith Tony Swatton crafts Hollywood’s most famous weapons. His latest project: Iconic Bond villan Oddjob's lethal hat.


6 Excellent In-Ear Headphones

Your over-ear monitors are great for home or office, but listening to music on the go is all about portability. You don’t have to sacrifice quality either with these six excellent in-ear headphones.


Speakeasy: Michael Rooker

In a boisterous exchange, the Walking Dead star cuts loose about prosthetic hands, taking roles to fix his roof, mounting Al Pacino, racing Tom Cruise and his wide-ranging career, from Mississippi Burning to Mallrats. And, oh yeah, “the Skunk-cident.”


Andrew Lincoln Talks Guns, Zombies

Who’d have guessed a Brit could star as a Georgia sheriff in The Walking Dead? As a precursor to our Speakeasy with TWD’s Michael Rooker next week, we asked this accomplished thespian about firepower, fitness and, keep reading, Keira Knightley.


Your Valentine’s Day Survival Guide

It’s now less than 24 hours away, and you may or may not be fully prepared. In any case, our compilation of expert advice is all you need for a successful day (and hopefully night), no matter your status. Read, learn and melt some hearts.