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Max Plenke


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  • Mic
  • Men's Journal
  • Cosmopolitan

Past articles by Max:


Here's How Smoking Weed Will Affect Your Sleep

Some project has been stressing you out at work. You're on hour three of unsuccessfully trying to fall asleep. Another episode of Breaking Bad just gets you even more wired, so you pull out a bong that looks like a dragon and get a little stoned.… → Read More

14 Subscriptions You'll Actually Use

These subscriptions will add to your adventurous life. → Read More

The Only Pants I'm Wearing This Fall

Besides raw denim, that is. → Read More

Styling Cream Is Your Hair's New Best Friend

Want hair like this? Here are three ways to get it. → Read More

The Best Deodorant I've Ever Used

MALIN+GOETZ just changed my carry-on game forever. → Read More

Meet the New Face for an Old-School Beard Oil Brand

Harnaam Kaur's beard is better than yours. → Read More

4 Simple Ways to Make Your Coffee Taste Better

Put down the white sugar. → Read More

Our Favorite Workouts When We're Traveling

Holiday travel doesn't mean you have to skip a workout. → Read More

Dear God, Mattel's New Ken Doll Has a Man Bun

But why though? → Read More

The 23-Ingredient Ice Cube

Expert-level cocktail game. → Read More

A Cold-Brew Cocktail We Can Get Behind

Meet "The Hitman," the only coffee drink you'll ever need. → Read More

Thor "The Mountain" Björnsson Is the Second Strongest Man In the World — and He's Mad As Hell

A rough loss at the 2017 World’s Strongest Man competition. → Read More

Nature Calls Mid-Race, Cyclist Still Leads Giro d'Italia

Calmer words were never spoken: "I needed to take a dump." → Read More

The Best $35 I've Ever Spent In the Kitchen

In a kitchen full of great cookware, my favorite thing is one of the cheapest. → Read More

I Tried to Hack My Brain with Special Coffee Cubes. Here's What Happened

What if you could have caffeine without the jitters? → Read More

Bed Sheets for Summer

No one should wake up sweaty. Put these sheets on your bed instead. → Read More

Reebok Launches a Sweat-Stained T-Shirt, Trolls Nordstrom

Reebok takes a jab at a denim designer's $425 muddy jeans. → Read More


Here are the states Donald Trump needs to win the election

Donald Trump needs these three states to have a chance at the presidency. → Read More


Hillary Clinton email investigation: What we've learned about the FBI probe so far

Here's what you need to know about the latest Clinton email controversy. → Read More


The latest Mars mission just hit a snag, and it may have been a computer glitch

The lander fell freely from around two miles above the surface of Mars. → Read More