Andrew B.K. Smith

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19 Incredibly Useful Websites You Wish You Knew Earlier

We tend to think of learning a new skill or “going back to school” as something you’d do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your …

Learning

Strength Training Program Made Simple – A Complete 6 Week Workout Routine

The more I learn, the more I feel like I don’t know anything about exercise. Or, could it be that exercise hasn’t really changed that much. Most …

Workouts

10 Exercises to Develop the Best Forearms in the Gym

“Walk into any gym in the world on any given day and you’ll see most guys—be it bodybuilders, powerlifters, CrossFitters, and or weekend …

15 Steps I Took to Successfully Reinvent Myself After Losing Everything

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just because everything in your life is running smoothly right now doesn’t mean that that’s going to last. You may dream of starting a new business. You could move across the country. You fall in and out of love. You lose a loved one.<p>In …

Self-improvement

10 Mouthwatering, Muscle-Building Burger Recipes

When serving burgers at a backyard BBQ, forget the gut-busting stacks made from fatty chopped beef, slices of American cheese, and starchy white buns.<p>…

Honey Butter Fried Chicken and Parachute team up on 'fire chicken' sandwich

Two of our favorite restaurants are joining forces for a limited-time-only sandwich.<p>On Tuesday, Parachute, the Korean-inspired, Michelin-starred restaurant in Avondale, and neighbor Honey Butter Fried Chicken will unveil the Parachute Fire Chicken, a buttery bun stuffed with fried chicken, …

20 best vegetarian recipes: part 1

Vegetarian food and drink,Food & drink,Vegetarianism,Life and style,Indian food and drink,French food and drink<p>From Romy Gill’s chana dal to Jane Grigson’s ratatouille, great vegetarian dishes chosen by Observer Food Monthly

Sichuan Stir-Fried Spring Vegetables = Delicious Uncharted Territory

A few weeks back, I was cooking a Sichuan feast for a half dozen people in San Francisco. On the planned menu was <i>mapo tofu</i>, a hot and numbing chicken salad, and dry-fried green beans. The only problem? There were no green beans at the supermarket. We could have changed the menu, but instead we …

The Weightlifting Routine That Helped This Runner Put On 40 Pounds Of Muscle

Ryan Hall is the fastest American-born marathoner. After his retirement, he set his sights on the bulking up<p>When Ryan Hall returned to the Boston Marathon in April to make appearances, all anybody could talk about was his size. Since he announced his retirement from professional running this …

The Maxed Out Muscle Workout: Shoulders

<b>Duration</b> 30 min<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>As with the chest workout, the goal with shoulders is to stimulate the delts as much as possible, not to press …

Tip: Do the Russian Fighter Pull-Up Program

This simple plan involves "sneaking up" on reps in the pull-up. It just takes a few minutes per day. Check it out.<p>Pavel Tsatsouline introduced me to …

A London Restaurant Hired Dogs to Serve Beer and They're Calling Them 'Bark-Tenders'

Talk about hair of the dog!<p>Sure we’ve heard of cat cafes, but now there’s a bark-tender. For one day, the Bar D’Alsace-tian in London will employ a …

4 Easy, Delicious Vegetarian Recipes to Try at Home

Steps up from your lazy-girl grilled cheese.<p>The siren call of Seamless is a real force to reckon with, but a personal joy that trumps delivery dinner? The satisfaction of eating a meal you cooked yourself.<p>To lift us from our midweek grilled cheese rut, the founders of cooking store Brooklyn Kitchen …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

15 Takeout-Inspired Meals to Make at Home Instead of Ordering In

We all have those nights when the lure of the takeout menu or delivery app is almost magnetic, but if you're committed to making something at home, …

Cooking

Spices Are More Than Flavorings, They Are Also Medicine

Spices Are More Than Flavorings, They Are Also Medicine<p>Shakespeare recognized this fact when he wrote in Hamlet: “There’s rosemary, that’s for …

8 Easy Food Swaps You Need for Your Best Skin Ever

Eating well is the key to nourishing more than just your bod — it can help make a major difference to your skin. So while you’re being mindful about drinking more water and taking all of the ClassPass classes you can to get your glisten on, make the extra effort to nosh on food that will clear your …

Thai-Inspired Bière Cuisine

With spring getting into full swing, a bounty of produce awaits at the farmers market. This month I wanted to highlight seasonal vegetables with a …

25 Best Foods To Feed Your Penis

The food you eat is crucial for sexual health, especially for men. From erection strength to sperm motility, what you consume affects your “little …

Nutrition

A butcher's 6 secrets for saving money on meat

When I think about thrift and meat — specifically in the U.S., but increasingly in areas like Europe — the first thing that comes to mind is the devotion folks have to tenderness. This tends to be the Holy Grail quality people look for in meat.<p>To me, this is a backwards approach to quantifying the …

This guy sold his last startup to Yahoo for $40 million — now he's trying to make everyone a better programmer

Today, almost six years later, Smith introduces his next venture, Kite: A new tool that makes everybody a better programmer, no matter your skill level, at a time when the market for software continues to explode.<p>"I think programming is one of the most exciting things in the world right now," says …

Startups

French Cloudscape: 200+ Cloud Software Companies Analyzed and Mapped

A TL;DR version is available on Techcrunch.<p>When we started to work on a European cloud landscape our initial aim at Point Nine was simply to create a …

16 Arugula Recipes

The peppery green spices up everything from salads to burgers<p>Arugula is a wonderfully versatile vegetable. Also called rocket, this peppery, …

An Italian-American Feast to Make at Home

You know the restaurant I'm talking about. The one your family would go on your birthday, the place your baseball team always visited at the end of the season. The menu is laminated and six pages long; the tablecloths are white. The wine list consists of "house red" and "house white." You can get …

The Brown Sugar Balsamic-Glazed Pork Loin that Pinterest Loved

There's a game of telephone woven into almost every recipe: They're passed along—horizontally, from friend to friend, or vertically, from generation to generation—and inevitably, the recipe transforms, based on preferences or whatever the maker happens to have in the pantry or how legible the …

Flank Steak with Chimichurri

Flank steak lends itself to an assertive sauce because it has such a strong and rich flavor,” says Colby Garrelts, chef at Bluestem in Kansas City, …

9 Tips for Perfect Poke

The 2016 BNC offers ten tips for making the trendy fish preparation at home.<p>Chef Ravi Kapur of San Francisco’s Liholiho Yacht Club has earned a cult …

A New Booze App Called Hooch Gets You A Month Of Fancy Cocktails for $10

Sometimes, you really just need to have a drink. But maybe you’re experiencing a short-term budget crisis and funds are running pretty low. Enter Hooch, a subscription-based cocktail app that gets you access to one drink per day for $10 per month.<p>Announced today via press release, Hooch has …