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Ann Binlot

Ann Binlot

Former Digital Trends Contributor

Ann Binlot is a New York-based freelance writer who contributes to publications like The Economist, Wallpaper*, Monocle, Marie Claire, T, W, Travel + Leisure, The Daily Beast, Fast Company, The Business of Fashion, Al Jazeera America and more. She is currently working on a screenplay in her spare time. In addition she enjoys a nice cup of cold brew and devouring a good steak.

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Have a Healthier Memorial Day Cookout These 5 Recipes

For those of you who are watching your waistline, here are a few healthy Memorial Day recipes you can whip up for the start of summer.
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Where to Drink Coffee Book Review: The Tastiest Places to Grab a Cup

Whether you like it iced, black, or with cream and sugar, you'll love the suggestions from the java experts featured in the 'Where to Drink Coffee' book.

Hungover? Try a Simple Detox for the New Year

If your New Year's Eve )or 2017) was a blast, here are a few easy suggestions to help you detox and hit that refresh button in 2018.
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Enjoy this Easy and Appetizing Onion Soup Recipe à la Le Creuset

Le Creuset's rich and flavorful onion soup recipe is simple to make, especially if you have one of the brand's legendary Dutch ovens.
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Why Do People Wait for Hours in the Freezing Cold for Stranahan’s Snowflake?

Each winter, hundreds of whiskey lovers brave the cold for the opportunity to take home two bottles of the limited edition Stranahan's Snowflake.
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Famous San Francisco Restaurant State Bird Provisions Serves Up New Cookbook

Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski, the founders of San Francisco's noted State Bird Provisions, share some of their famous recipes in a new cookbook.

Get Your Grooming Tips from Italian Master Barber, Gian Antonio Pisterzi

Italian men are notorious for being both lotharios & immaculately groomed. Get grooming tips to keep your face in shape from Italian Master Barber, Pisterzi
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Menswear Designer Donrad Duncan Shares His Favorite Spots in Florence, Italy

Engineered for Motion designer Donrad Duncan visits Florence, Italy, a few times a year for inspiration, fabric sourcing, relaxation, and amazing coffee.
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Russell Westbrook and Tumi Team Up for All-Star-Worthy Travel Collection

This limited-edition capsule collection from Tumi features a wide range of travel-ready bags designed with the help of NBA star Russell Westbrook.
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Someone is Building a Treehouse Hotel in the Rainforest and It’s Amazing

The Bíku Treehouse Retreat will allow you to be one with nature deep in Panama. The treehouse hotel is under development with London-based Baca Architects.
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Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Ford Truck with New Flag & Anthem Collection

Premier menswear brand Flag & Anthem teamed up with Ford Motor Company to create a Ford fashion collection honoring 100 years of the Ford truck.
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Talisker Scotch and Oliver Sweeney Shoes Team Up for a Hiking Boot and Whisky Gift Set

Oliver Sweeney and Talisker have teamed up for a Scotch and hiking Boot gift set that any man who appreciates both good style and good drinks will love.
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Do Labor Day the Healthy Way with these Good-for-You Recipes

You can enjoy Labor Day without the extra calories. Here are a few health conscious Medifast recipes from Simply Well: An Everyday, Healthy Cookbook.
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New Claus Porto Store Offers Musgo Real Hot Towel Shaves

If you don’t know what Claus Porto Porto is, you’re missing out on something that is truly special -- and it starts with hot towels.
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Recycle Old Sheets and Towels for New Ones With Coyuchi for Life

Coyuchi is attempting to tackle filling landfills with towels and sheets through a new subscription program called Coyuchi for Life.
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A Stylish Way to Sleep: The Floyd Platform Bed and Headboard

Putting together a bed has never been so easy with the Floyd Platform Bed system. No screws or other tools needed. (And it looks better than IKEA).
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Ben & Jerry’s One Love Packs a Harmony of Flavors and a Good Cause in One Pint of Ice Cream

Ben & Jerry's One Love, is a chocolatey peace sign filled treat that also benefits Jamaica's One Love Youth Camp, run by the Bob Marley Foundation.
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Our 5 Favorite Things From The Ace Hotel Shop

Whether searching for a gift or looking for something for yourself, The Ace Hotel Shop will surely have something for everyone.
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What to Wear: Father’s Day

Whether you’re a new dad or an expectant dad -- or simply celebrating your own father or grandfather, it's important to look sharp on Father's Day.

PUBLIC Hotels Offers Luxurious Affordability in New York’s Lower East Side

On June 7, PUBLIC opens its second hotel-in New York’s Lower East Side at 215 Chrystie Street.The Premise for PUBLIC hotels is simple: luxury for all.
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Easy to Assemble, the PONS Bed Frame Charges Your Devices While You Sleep

Recharge your phone while you recharge your body with the new PONS bed frame.

Studio Dror’s Dramatic Plan to Give Istanbul More Green Space with “Parkorman”

Visitors can write their own journey at Parkorman in Istanbul, where winding paths lead to interesting and interactive experiences.
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The Foreo Issa Toothbrush: A New Way to Fight Cavities

The Foreo Issa toothbrush. It’s sleek, minimal, ergonomic and nothing like you’d imagine a toothbrush should be, but always hoped it would be.
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The Future Perfect Launches Casa Perfect, a Retail Space Located in a Modernist Home.

Have you ever heard of Future Perfect? If so, then you know that it’s a prominent art and design gallery. Its newest location is a sleek modernist LA home.

Meet Betsy, the Beer that Tastes Better at 35,000 Feet

The folks at the Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific and Hong Kong Beer Co. teamed up to make Betsy beer, a better beer for when you're up in the air.
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The Libation Station stores all your liquor and more

The Libation Station shelving system is constructed so it can elegantly display those bottles of wine, whiskey, vodka and more.
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Lenny Kravitz’s Design Firm Unveils 75 Kenmare, A Curated Collection of 38 Stunning Homes

Kravitz Design is one of the firms behind 75 Kenmare, “A highly curated collection of 38 homes” located in New York’s Nolita neighborhood.
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Practice Molecular Gastronomy at Home with the Food Styling R-Evolution

The MOLECULE-R Molecular Gastronomy Kit lets you emulsify liquids into light, air foams; spherification allows you to create delicious bubbles of flavor.
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Subscribe to Five Four Club and Receive a Curated Box of Style Each Month

Five Four Club is the latest curated fashion box for men. Simply sign-up, choose your style, and wait for fashion to arrive at your door.
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The QT Museum Wellington Adds Flair to New Zealand

QT Hotels & Resorts, Australia’s leading design hotel brand, just redid Wellington, New Zealand’s former Museum Art Hotel, now called the QT Museum.
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Light Your Way with the Lumos Bike Helmet

The award-winning Lumos helmet integrates brake lights, turn signals and helmet into one sleek and stylish product that may one day save your life.
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DŌ serves up edible cookie dough in New York

Do serves up edible cookie dough. No more salmonella for you raw cookie dough lovers out there. Signature flavors include chocolate chip and sugar cookie.
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Keep your kicks fresh with the Sneaker Cleaning Kit

The Men's Society Sneaker Cleaning Kit comes with two bottles of Sneaker Cleaning Fluid, and canvas and suede cleaning brush.
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For the Coffee Aesthete: Daniel Debiasi & Federico Sandri’s Collar Coffee line for Stelton

The Collar Coffee line consists of 4 pieces: a coffee grinder, an espresso brewer, a milk jug, and a sugar bowl. Beautiful and ready for your bachelor pad
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Shinola X GE Partner Up for Capsule Collection

Charge your electronics with the USB outlets, or hang one of the stylish Shinola X GE clocks on your wall. The time has come.
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Modern by Dwell at Target Makes Good Design Accessible

Modern by Dwell makes design more accessible and affordable. With stunning designs and aesthetic cohesiveness, Target wins the affordable furniture race.
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Style Meets Function in Joey Roth Ceramic Speaker Towers

Joey Roth speakers towers look so good, guests will think that it’s a design piece meant to decorate your home. They also sound great.

Nomadix Towels: No More Smelly, Dirty Towels while Traveling

The Nomadix Towel will stay fresh while you're on the go, no matter how often you use it. Take it camping or hiking & experience it for yourself.
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La Petite Ceinture: Paris’s Charming Abandoned Railway Track

The Petite Ceinture is a long abandoned train track that was built some 150 years ago around the periphery of Paris. Think of it as the High Line of Paris.

Perch Gets You Excited to Go to Work

Perch wants you to get excited about going to work through well-designed office furniture and accessories.
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Muzik One Headphones Will Change Your Life

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See The Real Johannesburg

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Make your face glow with Ursa Major Clear, Healthy Skin Kit

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Sleep through the night on an Eve mattress

The Eve mattress lets you sleep like Goldilocks for a low price via direct to consumer marketing. It's not too soft or too hard--but just right.
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Inside Appetites, Anthony Bourdain’s new cookbook

Thanks to "Appetites: A Cookbook," Anthony Bourdain's first cookbook in a decade, we find out how the man who east his way around the world eats at home.

The Sapira Mattress Combines Direct-to-Consumer Ease with a Foam-Spring Hybrid

Direct-to-consumer foam mattresses have been all the rage, thanks to their ease and affordability. The Sapira mattress is one of the best.

The Best of Montauk

Where to sleep, eat, drink, shop in Montauk, New York
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Hubble: Daily contacts for half the price

Hubble, a new brand of disposable daily contact lenses that you can buy for $300 a year, half the price of the average cost of disposable dailies.
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Nerd Out in Silicon Valley

Check out The Manual's quick guide to Silicon Valley Travel. We help you find the best places to eat, sleep and drink in this entrepreneur's paradise.

The Eurostar Is the Most Efficient Way Between London and Paris

The most efficient way to go between London & Paris is by Eurostar. Travel the nearly 300 miles between them in under 3 hours by high speed rail.