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Why the Very First Treaty Between the United States and a Native People Still Resonates Today

The narrative of the American Revolutionary War is often presented as a story of tidy alliances: Britons and Germans on one side, Americans and …

17 Easy Stir-Fry Recipes That'll Be on the Dinner Table in No Time

Put down that packet of premade stir-fry sauce, and prepare to give the classic quick-and-easy dinner a healthy and tasty update. Stir-fries are the perfect quick-fix meal: adaptable, easy, and full of fresh ingredients, you only need a few minutes and a wok to get this meal on the table for …

Recipes

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

Here Are The Recipes We Loved Recently (And Would 100% Make Again)

Here’s what our editors and writers are making in their own kitchens.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the cake:</b><p>11⁄2 cups roasted unsalted shelled pistachios<p>3⁄4 cup all-purpose flour<p>1⁄2 cup almond meal<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 cup unsalted butter, softened, plus more for the pan<p>11⁄2 cups sugar<p>4 large eggs<p>Zest of 1 lemon<p>…

15 destinations to cross off your bucket list before they disappear forever

If you have a long list of places around the world that you'd like to see, you might need to start prioritising.<p>There are a whole host of sites that …

A Choose Your Own Adventure Savory Monkey Bread

You probably know monkey bread as the ooey-gooey sweet pull-apart bread. Much as I love a sticky brunch treat, monkey bread can become so much more …

Breakfast

Thomasina Miers’ recipe for chilli con carne

Just throw everything together, then wait, for a fun and delicious meal<p>In Texas, chilli con carne recipes are furtively guarded for the annual contests that take place throughout the state, but I’ve no need for such secrecy. Today’s dish is one I’ve adapted over the years, and I often turn to it …

Chilli

Get the Royal Yacht Britannia's Official Scone Recipe and Have Afternoon Tea Like the Queen

It doesn’t get much more English — or more royal — than sitting down for afternoon tea.<p>And of course, tea isn’t complete without a scone (or two!). …

This Is the World's Easiest Biscuit Recipe

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>People have been making two-ingredient biscuits ever since self-rising flour hit supermarket shelves, and it's easy to see why. Stir heavy cream into self-rising flour, scoop it onto a baking sheet, bake, and …

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The Top 10 Metabolism Boosting Foods

As we get older, our metabolism naturally slows down. For some of us that means that it finally will work at an average rate; for others it means …

9 Crazy Body Hacks That Give You Superhuman Powers

But don't try these at home. Seriously.<p>Gamers often perform repetitive tasks to improve their character’s skill set, gain rewards, and advance to new levels. The process is known as grinding: Now, an underground movement has taken up that expression, calling themselves grinders, and they’re trying …

Bottlenose Dolphins

23 of Our Favorite Recipes Made with 3 Ingredients or Fewer

Meals should not be brief. We like to linger at the table, sneaking cold potatoes with our fingers and refilling our wine glasses and talking and talking and talking. But recipes? Those can be brief—and maybe they should be, letting the ingredients or the technique speak the loudest. Thick, buttery …

5 Steps to Creating Long Shadows in Photoshop

I had kind of a hard time coming up with an appropriate title for this post… I’m still not totally sure if it conveys what I’m trying to show you …

My Modern Shop Spotlight: Gorgeous Smeared Skies by Matt Molloy

Today we're spotlighting one of our most popular My Modern Shop artists, Matt Molloy. The Canadian photographer first hit our radar back in 2012 with his incredible collection of gorgeous smeared skies. He shared his awe-inspiring process with us in this exclusive interview. At first glance, the …

Time-lapse Photography

Wondering What to Wear for Labor Day Weekend? Try These 4 Perfect Outfits

Sadly, summer is coming to a close this weekend. The best way to cure your end-of-the-season blues? Going out with a sartorial bang! We've rounded up …

The man who traveled to every country in the world before turning 40 reveals his packing strategy

Garfors managed to travel to every country in the world before he turned 40 .<p>So it's safe to say that he's perfected his packing strategy.<p>For Garfors, when it comes to packing, less is more.<p>"It's all about the convenience when I travel, and the flexibility, being able to jump on it if I find a …

Luggage

Bionic Suit Helps A Paralyzed Man Take Thousands Of Steps

For the first time, a completely paralyzed person walks again on his own two feet<p>In July of this year, researchers accomplished a feat that didn’t seem possible just a few years ago. They were able to stimulate the nerves of patients who were completely paralyzed so that they could move their legs …

Physiotherapy

Build the Life-Sized Object of Your Dreams with Giant LEGO Bricks for Adults

Anyone who's ever played with LEGO bricks knows there's something magical about assembling sophisticated structures and displays from a pile of individual pieces of plastic. Now, adults can have the same fun with EverBlock, a new modular building system of oversized blocks capable of forming …

iPhone 6S Camera Will Shoot 12MP Photos and 4K Videos, Report Says

The iPhone may be set for a significant upgrade in the camera department when the next model is announced. It will reportedly shoot higher resolution …

Learn the Art of Making a Car Drift on Command

Want to drift without crashing? Watch this.<p>Drifting and oversteer might not be fast, but it looks really damn cool when its done right. The problem is that if its done wrong it either looks lame or you crash, which looks really lame.<p>But champion racer Randy Pobst wants to help you learn how to …

Six bailed teenagers accused of cyber attacks using Lizard Squad tool

Suspects arrested under suspicion of launching denial of service attacks on newspapers, schools, retailers and games companies using Lizard Stresser<p>Six teenagers have been released on bail on suspicion of using hacking group Lizard Squad’s cyberattack tool to target websites and services.<p>The six …

Instructions

Your walls could talk<p>Wearable technology does a fine job of keeping tabs on your personal fitness. But to measure the health of the place where you live, you need a different tool. This device monitors the temperature, humidity, noise, and light level for any room. It can even track the number of …

Understanding White Balance with 6 Easy Tips

Photographers talk about white balance and color temperature a lot, but what do the terms mean, and why would you choose one setting over another? …

Color Management

Lexus Claims It Has Created a Rideable Hoverboard

But can it take a rider?<p><b>Update:</b> Lexus has clarified to Gizmodo that the hoverboard "only works on special metallic surfaces." We've reached to Lexus …

How to Build a Proper Campfire in 8 Simple Steps

Learn this essential skill that every independent man should know.<p><i>When the wilderness beckons, it's best to come prepared. While we can only hope the worst thing that'll happen to us on a weekend trip is running out of whiskey at the campfire, the woods are full of the unexpected—and it's important</i> …

What it Takes to Go Pro - Lessons from 10 Professional Photographers

I asked 10 experienced professional photographers to reflect on the early days of their careers – from finding their first clients, to marketing …

Could thieves use jamming technology to steal your car?

Theoretical attack becomes real as criminals begin using jammers to block remote locking car keys<p>Next time you come back to your car and find it unlocked it might not be because you forgot to lock it – a thief sitting nearby might have actually stopped you locking your car without you knowing.<p>For …