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38 Rubs, Brines, and Marinades to Add More Flavor to Your Life

Tired of cooking and eating the same old thing? Add new life and monster flavor to your favorite recipes with these 38 rubs, brines, and marinades.<p><b>Sometimes we need to shake things up a little bit</b>. And what better way to spice things up in the kitchen than to spice up our favorite meat, fish, and …

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19 Cheesy Recipes that Prove Everything's Better with Cheddar

Everything's better with cheddar cheese—these 19 recipes prove it.<p><b>You know what they say:</b> Everything's better with Cheddar (oh wait, or feta.). It's true! These recipes for queso, waffles, sandwiches, toasts, and popovers (to name a few) star one of our very favorite cheeses.

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The Silkiest Carbonara

4 to 6 Servings<p>At Pirelli's restaurant in Rome, chef Barbara Lynch ate what was, for her, the perfect carbonara: The sauce was bright yellow from fresh eggs, and each rigatoni hid cubes of fatty guanciale. In Boston, where Lynch has five restaurants, she set out to master the dish. Her yolk-heavy …

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7 Reasons Beer Makes a Better Fry Batter

“Beer,” write W. Wayt Gibbs and Nathan Myhrvold in <i>Scientific American</i>, “makes such a great base for batter because it simultaneously adds three …

Carbon Dioxide
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10 Places to Go Before They're Gone

Nothing lasts forever, so you might want to get out there and explore while you still can. Consider using this infographic, which gives 10 examples …

TV

An Indispensable Guide To Cutting Any Recipe In Half

Recipes are great. They encourage us to try new spices and play with different techniques. The only problem is that sometimes they make way too much food. Sure, there are occasions when we need to make chicken dinner to feed eight people, but those times are rare. Sometimes a couple dozen cupcakes …

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The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

Watch John Oliver tear NCAA to shreds ahead of March Madness 2015: ‘This whole system seems fundamentally flawed’

On Sunday afternoon in Toronto, the Carleton Ravens extended what is likely the most under-appreciated dynasty in Canadian sports. The men’s …

A guide to smoking weed around the world

JAMAICA, the Caribbean island world famous for reggae, the ultimate stoner soundtrack, has become just the latest nation to relax its cannabis …

Is Travel Insurance Worth the Cost?

<i>National Geographic Traveler</i> editor at large <b>Christopher Elliott</b> is the magazine’s consumer advocate and ombudsman. Over the past 15 years he has helped countless readers fix their trips.<p><b>Here’s his latest advice:</b><p><b>Reader Question:</b> My friend had a heart attack while vacationing. He had to be medevaced …

Lock Up Your Guns: Funny Ad Campaign Uses Dildos & Condoms To Promote Gun Safety

Evolve, a gun safety organization in the U.S., has just released a brilliant ad campaign that uses humor to drive home the unfunny truth about gun …

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29 Boredom Busters To Keep Your Kids Busy

Because you refuse to hear the b-word.

29 Gochujang Recipes to Give Your Food Some Sweet, Sweet Heat

We love gochujang for its sweet heat on everything from chicken to vegetables. Here are 29 recipes to get you started.<p><b>Gochujang is a staple in Korean cooking</b> and one of our favorite condiments to have on hand. Not familiar with it? It's the bright red paste found in everything from bibimbap to</i> …

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10 Memorable Dr. Seuss Quotes for His Birthday

<i>Today would have been Dr. Seuss's 111th birthday. Here are 10 things he said about his life, his work, his inspiration, and bow ties.</i><p><b>1.</b> On how a …

Mark Twain

This John Oliver Video on Infrastructure is Worth Your Time

On his show <i>Last Week Tonight</i>, John Oliver often takes on important issues—net neutrality, sugar content, climate change. But last night, he touched …

10 Mnemonic Tricks for Never Forgetting Anything Again

<b>By Bruce Price</b><p>1. The rhyme.<p>For hundreds of years, schoolchildren started the study of American history with: "In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue."<p>…

Mary Magdalene

30 Weird Apps That Really Exist

In this List Show episode, Mike Rugnetta talks about some strange apps you can download.<p>SEE ALSO...<p>23 Weird Awards Somebody Has to Win<br>10 …

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11 Facts About the Ambidextrous

<b>1.</b> <b>If you can write equally well with either hand, then you are the one percent</b>. Even among the small population of ‘multi-handed’ individuals, very …

Mary Magdalene

Misconceptions about Allergies - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep. 17)

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The CHOW Guide to Pasta and Sauce

The dried pasta options at the store can be bewildering. Do you want corkscrews, stovepipes, or little ears tonight? Perhaps a big dish of priest …

Cities

23 Creative Lentil Recipes That Go Way Beyond Soup

From soups to salads, here are 23 of our favorite recipes to cook with a pantry staple, lentils.<p><b>One of the most humble pantry items is also one of our favorites</b>: The lentil. From stews and soups to salads and side dishes, they're a real recipe workhorse. Grab a pot and some stock—here are our …

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The best travel tours, treks and trips in one place

Joe Revill<p>staff<p>TRAVEL TIP<p>When I trekked Tiger Leaping Gorge, I couldn't have done it without decent hiking boots.<p>Research the equipment you'll need for your trip, and leave plenty of time to 'break in' new gear –painful blisters aren't a souvenir worth having.<p>Jessica Crouch<p>staff<p>Carefully consider …

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Dramatic New Video Shows Volcano Forming an Island

New footage reveals rise of Japan's Nishino Shima, formerly "Snoopy Island."<p>Japan's newest real estate continues to expand about 600 miles (970 kilometers) south of Tokyo, although it is hardly ready for moving vans. The uninhabited island of Nishino Shima remains the site of an active volcano that …

Coca-Cola Apologizes for 'Good Old Times' Ad About Nazi Germany

Coca-Cola has pulled its most recent insensitive advertisement that suggested Nazi Germany was the "Good Old Times." The <i>Express</i> writes that the German ad was created to celebrate the 75th year of Fanta sodas by recounting the birth of the popular drink. In the ad, Coca-Cola explains how the …

World History

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Chorizo and Potato Tacos

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>Crispy potato and chorizo is a classic taco combination, but as much as I love it, it's usually one of the last options I'll pick at the taqueria. The truth of the matter is, it's pretty much impossible to start with …

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How to Convert a Recipe for Your Slow Cooker

We tweaked three of our popular recipes to be slow cooker-friendly.<p>Truth: You can cook a lot of stove-top stews or oven-braises in a slow cooker. But before you go to work, school, the gym, sleep, or whatever else you’d like to do for 8 hours, there are a few tips to keep in mind. We recently …

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