Essential Gear for an Après Ski Session

Whether celebrating or cozying up, items for comfort and warmth off the slopes

It doesn’t get much better than warming up by a fireplace with friends, while sipping on something satisfying, after a long day on the slopes. The French word “après” (meaning after) has become synonymous with the various activities people partake in after a day of skiing or riding. Whether you’re getting cozy at Mount Engadine Lodge after a big tour in Kananaskis Country or skiing …

Holiday Gift Guides 2018: Gifts That Give Back

Support underprivileged kids, LGBTQ+ community, women in crisis, immigrants, National Parks and more with these presents

We’re all in this together. And, while giving presents to your favorite people is joyous, giving to those you’ll never meet is just as important—and just as satisfying. As always, we encourage you to donate to organizations this holiday season—if your budget permits. (Some of our favorites include The Trevor Project, Everytown, Kiva, RAICES, Planned Parenthood and ACLU.) Sometimes though, you can buy a gift your loved …

This Smart Dress Sheds Light on Harassment and Groping

For a project highlighting everyday harassment, Ogilvy and Schweppes created touch-sensitive dresses that reveal how often women are groped at clubs in Brazil. The sensor-embedded dress, made for the The Dress for Respect project, also measures pressure of each touch. During the experiment, three women wore the dresses and were touched 157 times in just four hours, with researchers tracking it all in real-time. Heat-sensors identified the …