Brian Childs

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This 20-Minute Routine is the Laziest (but Most Effective) Workout Ever

By properly distracting yourself, this kind of exercise can actually be enjoyable.<p>Maybe you don't have time to exercise. Or, maybe instead of logging some miles on the treadmill, you tend to use your spare minutes shopping online or wasting time on Facebook. Whatever your excuse, you know that …

Kanto YU6 Powered Speaker System Review

<b>PRICE</b> $480<p><b>AT A GLANCE</b> <b><br>Plus</b><br>Phono, line, optical, Bluetooth inputs<br>Subwoofer output<br>Wide choice of colors <b><br>Minus</b><br>USB not PC-friendly<p><b>THE VERDICT</b><br>If you’re …

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

The Yamaha R-N303 lets you listen to music in almost any format

These days, even those with excellent home stereo systems are listening to their music from a wide array of sources. Whether it’s checking out new …

Audiophile

3 new free recipes! Instant Vegan Cheese Mix, Go Bars, Freezer Burritos

<b>You'll want to bookmark this post!</b> Here are 3 recipes for plant-based peeps on the go go go! Vegan Freezer Burritos GO Bars (Freezer Oatmeal/Granola …

Breakfast

This year’s best-value earphones are the $45 Final E2000

Big sound for a little price<p>Around this time last year, I came across the sensational Zero Audio Carbo Tenore earphones, which cost $38 but sound an order of magnitude better. I still consider them outstanding, however today I can add a new pair of earbuds that may rank as their equal: the Final …

The Trick to Better Coffee Cake Is Simple—Obvious, Even

Choosing the best part about a piece of cake is challenging. It's all good! It's cake! But if I were pressed, I could identify one <i>particularly</i> good bit about every kind of cake. I do love the soft, moist crumbs that cling to the frosting on a layer cake, or custardy, clafoutis-like pockets that …

Dessert

20 great free resources for learning typography

Whatever design discipline you work in, a decent knowledge and understanding of typography is one of the most important things you need to …

Typography

The Audiophiliac's best-sounding bookshelf speakers

This list of bookshelf speakers is brimming with budget, mid-fi, and high-end contenders, and each one was selected for its exceptional sound quality. The Bowers & Wilkins 705 S2's sound is low in distortion and high in clarity, so with top drawer audiophile music from Reference Recordings and MA …

30 Delicious Things You Never Knew You Could Make With A Crock-Pot

Think *outside* the stew.

What would it take to make audio 'cool' again?

I suppose you could say the original Beats did it for headphones, they made it OK for average folks to buy expensive headphones, but Beats were more about a fashion statement than great sound. You <i>wear</i> headphones, home audio systems are more private. Ah, but when your pals come over and see, or …

21 Incredible Dishes You Can Make in One Skillet

HONEY GARLIC SHRIMP<p>This sweet and savory dish is low in ingredients and high in bold flavors: a true win-win. Get the recipe HERE.<p>BACON AND MUSHROOM …

How to Make Blueberry Pancakes for 10 People at Once

<b>For the casserole:</b> Whisk 2 cups of the flour, sugar, and salt together in a large bowl. Add the eggs, buttermilk, milk, melted butter, lemon juice, …

Baking

Morning Glory Sweet Potato Muffins

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 375°F. Grease or line a 12-well muffin tin with paper liners.<p>Place the raisins and juice in a …

Breakfast

Quick Cinnamon Buns with Buttermilk Glaze

4.5 stars based on 33 votes<p>My first attempt at homemade cinnamon buns was a bit of a flop. I wanted to make a traditional recipe — the kind with a …

Como Audio Solo & Duetto Wireless Music Systems

<b>PRICE</b> $299 (Solo), $399 (Duetto)<p><b>AT A GLANCE</b> <b><br>Plus</b><br>Versatile<br>Solid build quality<br>Streaming via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi<br>Impressive sound<br>Intuitive app plus …

Lose Weight With These 50+ Protein-Packed Vegan Breakfasts

Get energized with the power of plants! These vegan breakfasts offer protein, fiber, and healthy fats to keep you satisfied all morning, which can prevent the mindless snacking that leads to weight gain. The chocolate coconut almond overnight oats and the sweet potato and kale tofu scramble are …

Strawberry Milkshake Smoothie Packed With 27 Grams of Protein

Green smoothies are great and all, but sometimes you want to sip on something that tastes a little more decadent and dessert-like. This sweet strawberry milkshake smoothie is only made with six ingredients so it's easy to whip up and tastes like melted strawberry ice cream.<p>Not only does this …

HiFi Review: Devialet Phantom Silver Stereo Pair Review. The Future of Serious HiFi is here..

HiFi Review: Devialet Phantom Silver Stereo Pair Review. The Future of Serious HiFi is here.. By Steve Huff (Note: This is a HIFi Audio Product …

Audiophile

Design Better Data Tables

<b>Poor tables.</b> Where did they go wrong?<p>After being the bread and butter of the web for most of its early history, tables were cast aside by many …

How To: Inject Tons of Flavor into Boring Dried Pasta by Toasting It

One of the common complaints about dry pasta is that it lacks depth of flavor. This is why, once cooked, it often pairs best with bold and complexly …

Italian Food

The best Brooklyn pizza in NYC

When people talk about the best New York pizza, they’re really talking about one borough: Brooklyn, home to both legendary dough punchers like Dom …