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Apps to Make Travel Easier and to Satisfy Late-Night Cravings

iTranslate Plus: How do you say "Where's the nearest bar?" in Hungarian? Type the phrase and a lifelike voice tells you in more than 50 languages. ($0.99, plus $1.99 per voice download; iPhone, Android) GrubHub: Locates every eatery that delivers to your location in 13 U.S. cities. (Free; iTunes, Android) Audiopress:It assembles podcasts, Internet-radio streams, and audio magazine articles into custom playlists. (Free; iPhone)
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Four Unlikely Rap-Rock Collaborations

Rap-rock may be a dirty word for some, but a new wave of genre-agnostic tastemakers is driving a blessedly Limp Bizkit—free revival. Jonah Weiner Kanye West + Bon Iver The Pairing: West, an indie advocate, flew Iver to his Hawaii studio, where the bearded Wisconsin troubadour laid down vocals and smoked weed with rapper (and fellow guest) Rick Ross. The Product: "Lost in the World," a windswept disco-gospel jam featuring Iver's Auto-Tuned moan. Kid Cudi + St. Vincent The Pairing: After Cudi heard a studio tech playing St. Vincent's orchestral "The Strangers," the introspective New York MC asked the baroque-pop see more
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A Mega Mural Worth Obsessing Over

A big piece of art transforms any room. At surfaceview.co.uk, select an image—the illustrated inner workings of a Jaguar E-Type; a retro portrait of Michael Caine; a map of Acapulco—then type in your wall's dimensions. The site will scale the print into wallpaper-like rolls for a corner-to-corner, floor-to-ceiling mural. From $113 per 11 square feet
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Five Stylish Guys Overlooked by the Golden Globes

When the Golden Globe nominations were announced earlier this week, we were astounded that not one of these actors received a nod. So we proudly present them with the Details award for onscreen charisma and offscreen style. Matt Czuchry of The Good Wife in Calvin Klein Collection Desmond Harrington of Dexter in Giorgio Armani Vincent Piazza of Boardwalk Empire in Battistoni John Slattery of Mad Men in Banana Republic Monogram Andrew Lincoln of The Walking Dead in Dries van Noten see more
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How to Turn Your Phone Into a Hand-Held Hotspot

BlackBerry Install the application Tether, which uses your phone's existing data plan to get your PC online. • Click on the app • Choose either USB or Bluetooth connection $50; tether.com Motorola Droid X and Samsung Fascinate With the new Froyo software, you can not only tether but create a hotspot that connects up to five devices. • Go to Applications • Choose 3G Hotspot and follow prompts $20 a month for 2 GB of data; verizonwireless.com iPhone Any model beyond the first generation can tether via USB and Bluetooth. • Go to Settings • Select General • Select see more
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Brennan Woods of the Pursuit Aesthetic on How to Make a Suit Your Own

Dressing for the job you want doesn't have to mean looking just like your boss. Though office culture should influence what you wear in the workplace, you shouldn't be overly concerned with conforming. Here are some of my favorite ways to suit up but still look (and feel) like myself. ADD A POCKET SQUARE: One of the easiest ways to distinguish yourself is by wearing a crisp linen pocket square. I prefer mine all white or ivory with a colored edge, but if you're a little more adventurous, throw in a patterned or even a textured silk shibori one. see more
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How to Dress Like Simon and Garfunkel

Even for the most skilled dressers, assembling a killer outfit sometimes requires a little more inspiration than the average online shopping experience provides. Enter Roxana Altamirano, the genius behind Nerd Boyfriend, the style blog that offers step-by-step instructions for recreating ensembles worn by icons ranging from Ingmar Bergman to Willie Nelson. Now she's guest blogging on Details.com every week. Have a hero you want to see featured? Just leave a note in the comments, and we'll see what we can do. Never prone to bold statement with their style choices, Simon & Garfunkel outfit themselves with clean-cut, classic looks. see more
Design

The Missing Links: Blue Valentine Stays Sexy, Shave the Right Way and Louis Vuitton Goes Duty-Free

Blue Valentine gets down-rated. Look like a million bucks, and smell like it too. Movember is over, but you may still hesitate with that razor. Louis Vuitton goes duty-free in Seoul. The gift for those who really love Gran Turismo. Now, you'll know if you're a bad customer. Tourneau and BMW unify to create a watch. Snooki will smush her way down on New Years. A traditional shaving kit made of concrete.
Design

The Cheap and Easy Way to Sex Up Your Furniture

Like so many things, great-looking furnishings start (and end) with the legs. The fastest way to aesthetically upgrade your credenza, coffee table, or couch is to add a set of hairpin legs, which have embodied an American brand of modernism since Henry Glass introduced them in 1941. Today the best around are handmade by Ohio metalsmith Ian Maclean in raw or stainless steel. From $14; hairpinlegs.com
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Brennan Woods of the Pursuit Aesthetic Shares His Holiday Wish List

As a menswear blogger, I always have an unconscious and unresolved need for more—more brogues, more selvage, more chambray, more, more, more. One way I fight this urge is to splurge every now and again (or ask others to shell out on my behalf) on those items that I know will last, if not a lifetime, then at least quite a while. These trappings can and should extend beyond the closet, too. Now, a candle won't be around forever, but the stress reduction derived from sitting down in a lounge chair, strumming a custom electric, and lighting that candle see more
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