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Get the Look: How to Free the Nip Like LeBron James

Style

Get the Look: How to Free the Nip Like LeBron James

LeBron recently forgot to button his buttons in Orlando. We're here to tell you that you can, too.

These Are the Face Masks Our Readers Are Using Every Day

Gear

These Are the Face Masks Our Readers Are Using Every Day

You know, because they care about other people and haven't politicized a public health issue

Real Talk: There's No Excuse to Be Taking 20-Minute Showers in 2020

Home & Design

Real Talk: There's No Excuse to Be Taking 20-Minute Showers in 2020

Shorter showers are smarter showers. You can do it.

Best EDC Knives

Gear

The 8 Best EDC Pocket Knives

For the new and aspiring knife guys (and gals) among us

Facebook Messenger Rooms

Tech

Review: Can Facebook's “Messenger Rooms” Conquer Zoom?

The new service promises 50-person chats, no time limits and an alleged emphasis on privacy

An electric Beetle, or e-Kafer in German, from eClassics and Volkswagen

Vehicles

Dear Volkswagen: We Need an Electric Beetle

Enough with the boring crossovers already!

Japanese products

Style

You Can't Go to Japan Right Now, But You Can Still Buy Great Stuff From There

From blissed-out music to blended whisky, a roundup of a few things to check out

home bar

Booze

How COVID-19 Bred a Legion of Home Mixology Masters

Nine quarantined home-bar hobbyists share the tricks of their trade

eventide clambake

Cooking

How One of New England's Most Beloved Chefs Throws a Clambake

Chef Mike Wiley shows us how he does it at Eventide in Portland, Maine

Daily Brief

News From Around the Web

August 12, 2020 August 11, 2020

NFL Preview: The Biggest Question Facing All 32 Teams in 2020

Sports

Will Kyler Murray Become the NFL's Next Sophomore Sensation?

Lamar Jackson and Patrick Mahomes both had MVP campaigns in year two. Is Murray next?

Can the Los Angeles Chargers Forge a New Identity on the Fly?

Sports

Are the LA Chargers Ready to Become an Elite Defensive Football Team?

With Philip Rivers now a Colt, Joey Bosa is the new face of the Chargers franchise

Can Christian McCaffrey Carry the Panthers to Respectability in 2020?

Sports

Can Christian McCaffrey Carry the Panthers to Respectability in 2020?

With a new coach in Matt Rhule and a new QB in Teddy Bridgewater, things look very different in Carolina

Will Dolphins Coach Brian Flores Keep Miami's Momentum Going?

Sports

Is the Dolphins' Brian Flores Poised to Be the NFL's Next Breakout Coach?

Flores guided the Dolphins from an 0-7 start to a 5-11 finish in his first year as a head coach

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Sending nudes

Sex & Dating

Why I Send Nudes

For some women, the simple act of taking a photo and jettisoning it out into the world has taken on much deeper meaning

Goose Island Bourbon County Stout

Booze

Goose Island Announces 2020 Lineup of Its Fabled Bourbon County Program

The annual post-Thanksgiving release comes with six variants this year

Karl Shakur adventure photographer

Gear

Karl Shakur and the Thrift-Store Camera He Swears By

Shakur picked up his Hanimex Praktica Super TL in a thrift shop. He hasn’t put it down since.

NFL Underdog Austin Ekeler Is Ready for the LA Spotlight

Sports

Austin Ekeler, The Ultimate NFL Underdog, Is Ready for the Spotlight

Ekeler should be a star on HBO's "Hard Knocks" before carrying the load for the Chargers in 2020

The Joys of Wearing a Souvenir Dad Hat During the Worst Summer Ever

Style

The Joys of Wearing a Souvenir Dad Hat During the Worst Summer Ever

From Rowing Blazers' "Byzantine Art Club" to lids bearing the name of Italian cocktails, have some fun with your headwear

Fernando Tatis Jr. Is MLB's Next Star

Sports

The Cards' Corona-Hiatus, Pitchers Gone Wild and MLB's Next Superstar

Buying or selling the top storylines from Week 3 of the MLB season

Still from "The Alienist"

TV

"The Alienist" Star Daniel Brühl Is Done Being the Bad Guy, For Now

The German actor is taking a little time off from playing Nazis and comic-book villains

The Rise of the Luxury Water Bottle

Style

The Rise of the Luxury Water Bottle

A high-end reusable bottle is the coolest accessory you can have