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Travel

You Should Really Consider Renting an RV for Your Next Vacation

The benefits are both myriad and compelling

Kyler Murray of the Arizona Cardinals looks on prior to taking on the Seattle Seahawks. (Abbie Parr/Getty)

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?

Channel Your Inner Surfer With These 9 Corduroy Shorts

Menswear

Channel Your Inner Surfer With These 9 Corduroy Shorts

Trust us, they're not as weird as they sound

Worth Every Penny: Jeff Staple on Buying a Takashi Murakami Original

Art

Why Jeff Staple Bought a Takashi Murakami Original on a Whim

The streetwear god talks about a piece he picked up at the Brooklyn Museum in 2008

Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees hits a 2-run home run against the Boston Red Sox. (Mike Stobe/Getty)

Sports

The Twins' Rise, Aaron Judge and a Man Gone AWOL

Buying or selling MLB's top Week 2 storylines

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

TikTok Wants You to Start Wearing Shorter Shorts

Internet

TikTok Wants You to Start Wearing Shorter Shorts

The hashtag #5inchseam has taken over the video-sharing app in the hopes you'll start baring more thigh

Daily Brief

News From Around the Web

August 4, 2020 August 3, 2020

22 Questions: Every NBA "Bubble" Contender's Biggest Question, Answered

Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the Milwaukee Bucks

Sports

22 Questions: Can the Milwaukee Bucks Fulfill Their Destiny?

The Bucks' title hopes hinge on whether they can playoff-proof their offense

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Sports

Will the LA Clippers Reach Their Sky-High Ceiling?

To move deep into the playoffs, the Clippers must first move the ball

Nick Nurse gets a back rub from Drake

Sports

Is Toronto's Nick Nurse the Best Coach in the NBA?

Thanks to his innovative gameplans, the Raptors' coach has become the best tactician in the league

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"The Eye of the World" book from "The Wheel of Time" fantasy series by Robert Jordan

Books

Start Reading "The Wheel of Time" Now, Before It's the Next "Lord of the Rings"

Or "Game of Thrones," since a similarly ambitious TV series is in the works

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Sports

Uni Watch: A Definitive Ranking of All 32 NFL Uniform Sets

The Washington Football Team: Surprisingly not last (anymore)!

7 Books You Should Be Reading This August

Books

7 Books You Should Be Reading This August

Great road novels, the power of investigative journalism and more

Lovecraft Country

TV

The Best Movies, TV, Books and Music for August

HBO's most ambitious series since “Watchmen,” all the Ken Burns you’d ever want and more

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Menswear

In Praise of the Tipped-Collar Polo Shirt (And 11 of Our Favorites)

A bit of contrast on the collar adds a lot of personality

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Sex & Dating

10 Phrases to Banish From Your Dating-App Bio for Good

Surveying the played-out, cliché and straight-up cringeworthy

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Music

Fontaines D.C. Don't Belong to You

Their debut album earned comparisons to Joy Division and James Joyce. But the Irish post-punks are changing it up with "A Hero's Death"

Desert Notebooks is the newest book from journalist Ben Ehrenreich

Books

Ben Ehrenreich Went to the Desert to Figure Out the Future of Humanity

In his new book, the journalist dives deep into the history of the desert, but also the human condition

"The Expendables" Proved That a Nostalgic Old-Guy Action Flex Could Work

Movies

"The Expendables" Proved That a Nostalgic Old-Guy Action Flex Could Work

Sly Stallone's homage to '80s genre films should be considered a classic 10 years after its release