Carl Pettit is a writer and editor with interests ranging from international relations and political humor to the arts and modern media.
5 Vehicles We Wanted So Bad as Kids — And We’d Love Just as Much Today
A look back at five rides we wanted so bad as kids, and we would love just as much right now.
How to Write a Zombie Show
In which we take a look at the current zombie landscape on screens big and small -- and how that teaches us to write a kickass zombie show.
5 Innovative Travel Gadgets to Make Those Long Hauls a Little Easier
In order to make your travels slightly less tedious, we’ve come up with a list of five innovative travel gadgets that will add to your comfort, security and relaxation as you traverse the globe.
5 Bikes From the Future That’ll Make You Forget Those Dumb Hoverboards
A look at five ways we'll be getting around the city in the not-too-distant future.
5 Outside-the-Bottle Gifts for the Drinker(s) in Your Family
For the drinker in your family — or if you’re simply buying presents for yourself (such a generous human being) — we’ve complied a list of five great boozy gifts for people who like to take a nip or two (or three or four) now and again.
Get Yourself a Kickass Travel Mug (No, Seriously, These Things Are Great)
Wait, travel mugs? You may be wondering why we're devoting precious internet square footage to something like travel mugs, but allow us to retort: a good travel mug is a wise investment you will grow to appreciate more and more. Especially if it's one of these five travel mugs.
The Shirt Jacket — For When It’s Too Hot for a Coat, Too Cool for Just a Shirt
What exactly is a shirt jacket? Is it literally a shirt that's also a jacket? How does that work? And why do I need a mash-up of the two? If you're asking yourself any of these questions, we have some info to share with you.
5 Astonishing Achievements of Human Endurance, Courage and Plain Old Insanity
When bravery, skill, ingenuity and seemingly miraculous physiological tenacity come together in a bundle of talent and nerve, it can make us believe in the power of humanity again. Here are a few examples illustrating just how daring — and crazy — some of the people living among us tru…
5 Tech & Travel Toys So You Can Get the Most Out of Your Phone, Tablet or Laptop
We’ve got you covered as far as your tech and innovative travel accoutrements are concerned. So plug in, have some fun, and organize the hell out of your tech and travel life.
Fall Fashion Update — 5 Cool Hats for Cooler Weather
Five fine-lookin' ways to keep your head warm as the weather chills.