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Delicious Creamy Asparagus Soup

<b>Delicious Creamy Asparagus Soup</b> is a yummy way to make everyone in your family think you’re a gourmet cook even if you’re not. It’s simple to make …

Sausage-and-Rice Timbale

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the rice, reduce the heat and simmer, stirring once or twice, until the rice is tender, 12 to 15 …

Meera Sodha’s swede laksa noodle soup recpe

A wise man (OK, Jay Rayner) once said of laksa’s medicinal properties that “it should be available on the NHS by prescription”, and I agree. With its searing chilli, ginger and garlic enveloped by a blanket of noodles and coconut soup, I think laksa is a wonderful antidote to colds and cold …

Weather

Photo Basics: Here’s How Shutter Speed, Aperture, & ISO Interact to Create a Perfect Exposure (VIDEO)

Good photographs begin by understanding of the principles of light, and knowing how to manipulate camera settings to arrive at a correct exposure. In …

Are These the Coolest Small Cities in America?

In the ever-increasing quest to "live the dream," one travel blog rated their favorite small cities with fewer than 100,000 residents. And municipal …

Rhode Island

How Much It Costs to Take an Epic 2,400 Mile Road Trip on Route 66

"If you ever plan to motor West, take the highway that is …

RVs

Open Source Patient Monitor

Vital sign monitors are usually found in developed countries; they just cost too much for less affluent communities to afford. The HealthyPi project …

Someone turned a 1986 Radio Shack intercom into a retro Google Home [Video]

For its first move into the world of AI smart speakers, Google did a commendable job with Google Home. The feature-set for Home was fairly packed at launch, and since then, helpful new features have either been added or been promised to debut at some point in the future. Google Home also looks …

Ancient Romans were way better at making concrete

The ocean didn't break it down— it only made it stronger.<p>What have the Romans ever done for us? Yeah, yeah, they gave us sanitation, roads, aqueducts, public order, wine, and education. But then they couldn’t be bothered to write down the recipe for their <i>insanely</i> durable concrete.<p>So here we …

Engineering

Turn an old monitor into a wall display with a Raspberry Pi

Have an old monitor and Raspberry Pi lying around? Put them both to great use with this DIY wall-mounted display.<p>So you have an unused Raspberry Pi -- or five -- lying around and you don't know what to do with it. You're not alone, even if there are hundreds of projects at the ready.<p>You can turn it …

Raspberry Pi

Thai Flavored Pan-Fried Salmon

What makes this recipe so special is the tangy Thai lemongrass-honey sauce that marries so perfectly with salmon's natural flavors. Pan-frying salmon …

Buckwheat Soba Noodle Salad | Goop

This salad is pretty quick to put together, and sits well, which makes it a perfect packed lunch for work. Add grilled chicken or steamed fish for a …

Onions

This filter lets you shoot the solar eclipse without wrecking your sensor

Pointing a camera directly at a solar eclipse can ruin the sensor — much like looking directly at the phenomenon can damage eyesight. But on Tuesday, …

Lumix

How to shoot through a window without reflections

In this video Serge Ramelli will show you how he got an Epic shot from the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas of the strip using a lens skirt.<p><b>Text, image</b> …

Photography

Taste Beyond The Tongue

How to Blend Exposures in Photoshop to Create a Dramatic Seascape

Long exposures are a great way to capture the movement of roiling ocean waves, but you can take that effect to the next level by combining multiple …

Landscape Photography

A neuroscientist explains the radical theory that our free will is just an illusion

Dean Buonomano, a professor at UCLA and author of "Your Brain Is a Time Machine: The Neuroscience and Physics of Time", gives a simple explanation of the theory of eternalism. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>It seems that everything in the universe has already happened under eternalism.</i><p><i>In</i> …

Consciousness

How to Take Better Landscape Photos the Easy Way

Ok, ok, I know what you're thinking...<i>There's nothing easy about photography.</i> Either that or, <i>photographers shouldn't take the easy way out.</i>I agree …

Landscape Photography

Quick Tip: Composition for Beginners

Improving your composition can bring balance and personality to your photography, simultaneously enabling you to produce more appealing images. And …

Landscape Photography

Hang Upper Cabinets by Yourself - Cabinet Brace How-To

Take Better Landscape Photos With This One Simple Trick

If you're like me and you're a fan of landscape photography, you're always on the prowl for a way to improve your photos.On many occasions, the way …

Landscape Photography

Take Great Wildlife Photographs by NOT Making These Image-Killing Mistakes (VIDEO)

We often turn to Chelsea and Tony Northrup for great tips on things you can do to improve your photography. The video below takes the opposite …

Wildlife

19 One-Pan Recipes That Cut Your Meal-Prep Time in Half

Putting together a week’s worth of food in advance saves time and is pretty much the responsible thing to do. But it can also make for a serious mess …

Healthy Eating

8 Pull Apart Recipes We Can’t Wait To Tear Into

What is it about pull-apart recipes that really make us ogle? Perhaps the fact that they are pretty much always filled with some sort of ooey, gooey, …

Food

Easy Stovetop Shrimp Boil

• Calories 345<br>• Fat 9g<br>• Sat fat 3g<br>• Cholesterol 272mg<br>• Fiber 4g<br>• Protein 44g<br>• Carbohydrate 26g<br>• Sodium 1,802mg<br>• Sugar 6g<p>Calories 345<br>• Fat 9g<br>• Sat fat 3g<br>• Cholesterol …

Food

The 8 Best Szechuan Sauce Recipes on the Internet

For when you've just gotta get that McNugget sauce.<p>Whether you wanted it or not, the Season 3 premiere of <i>Rick and Morty</i> ignited a spicy craze for the …

Cooking

5-Minute Tutorial Reveals How To Make Boring Photos Look Awesome

There are a ton of bad photos online and it’s mostly because people simply can’t be bothered with editing. But as this tutorial shows, you don’t need …

Tutorials

How to Build a Green-Wood Grill for Camp Cooking

For a real wilderness feast, the green-wood grill is a great approach. This cooking method consists of a rack of fresh live sticks or branches, set …

How to Shoot a Great Dog Photo

Scroll through your Facebook feed and you’ll realize that almost everyone seems to love two things: cat videos and dog photos.<p>When it comes to …

Pets

Use Photoshop to Give Your Landscape Images the Glowing “Orton Effect” with This Video Tutorial

Have you ever wondered how some photographers add a dreamy, ethereal look to their landscapes photos? More often than not, this soft glow is a result …