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7 Bold Spices That Will Liven Up Your Cooking

Life's too short to eat bland food, but chances are, your spice cabinet is filled with listless flakes and powders that do nothing to liven up your cooking. Our recommendation? Toss the paprika and generic “seasonings” and upgrade your pantry to foodie status.<p>In partnership with Toyota, we’ve …

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How To Downsize a Kitchen: 8 Tips for Owning Less in the Most Space-Sucking Room in the House

Lately it seems that I'm hearing the word "downsize" everywhere. From friends buying their first bijoux apartments after years in shared and spacious …

Minimalism

12 Adorable Animals the Internet Fell in Love With

They caught the internet by storm. Their cuteness overwhelmed you. And now, twelve of the most adorable animals have been brought together in one place. You may remember our headliner Lil Bub, the runt of a litter of feral cats who was born with several genetic mutations. Bub's vet said that he was …

Cute Animals

How Do You Make Totally Legit Fried Rice?

<i>How do you make totally legit fried rice?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and get insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Ren Yu Ku</i><p><b>Some general tips</b>:<p>Fried rice turns …

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14 Greens Even Healthier Than Kale

From the editors of Cosmo.com, the new greens to try in your next salad.<p>Kale has been having a moment for quite some time now, mostly because it's green and healthy and tasty—at least as far as lettuce goes. As any registered dietitian will tell you, the veggie does pack a ridiculous amount of …

Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk

From the self-affirmations of Stuart Smalley on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> to countless videos on YouTube, saying nice things to your reflection in the mirror is a self-help trope that's been around for decades, and seems most often aimed at women. The practice, we're told, can help us like ourselves and …

7 Sauces to Upgrade Roast Chicken

It’s tough to improve on a perfect, crispy-skinned roast chicken, but adding a sauce can be an excellent upgrade.<p>It’s tough to improve on a perfect, …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Self-improvement

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Modern Architecture

The Best iPhone & iPad Apps From August 2014

From time-lapse videos to 360º photo spheres, we covered a lot of ground with new iOS apps in August.<p>Here, we filter through the noise to present you with our selection of the best App Store newcomers from the past month.<p>Photo Sphere Camera (Google)<p>Google introduced a dedicated Photo Sphere Camera …

The Most Incredible Use Of 425 Square Feet You've Ever Seen

It’s really hard to make 425 square feet look spacious but Specht Harpman Architects managed to do just that in this once awkward New York City …

New York City

Cycloc's Endo Wall Mount Bicycle Hanger

In recent months, we've seen a few clever solutions to bicycle storage—from the sculptural copper Stasis to CLUG's 3D printed clip, though neither are readily accessible at the moment. Cycloc's Endo is, however. The two part system hooks the front wheel and supports the rear as both lie flat …

Design

Fujifilm's high-end X30 compact adds an electronic viewfinder and tilting screen

Ships in September for $599.95<p>Fujifilm has announced the X30, a premium compact camera that follows in the line of the X20 and X10 before it. The X30 features the same 12-megapixel 2/3-inch sensor and 28-112mm-equivalent f/2.0-f/2.8 lens as its predecessor, but much else has changed.<p>The magnesium …

10 Apps You Probably Never Heard Of That Employees Are Sneaking Into Work

With our tablets, smartphones and cloud services, if we need an app, we get it ourselves.<p>This is drastically different than the way work tech used to be: bought by IT, set up by IT, issued by IT and controlled by IT. You didn't like what you were given? Oh well.<p>Interestingly, this has created …

Apps

The Chairless Chair Lets You Sit Anywhere

Millions of people that work in factories, assembly lines and distribution centers around the world suffer from muscle related disorders. People that have to constantly bend and crouch are left with severe back and knee problems. Noonee, a startup based in Zurich, Switzerland, invented a solution …

Oldest Arabic inscription provides missing link between Nabatean and Arabic writing

A Saudi-French archaeological team has discovered the oldest known inscription in the Arabic alphabet at a site located near Najran in Saudi Arabia, …

Hisense and TCL get ready to ship their Roku TVs, suggested retail prices starting at $229

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>The first TVs powered by Roku are here — well, almost: TCL is making its Roku-powered TV sets available for pre-order on …

Finally A Smarter Lightbulb That Doesn’t Require An App To Control It

There’s plentiful choice if you’re after a connected, energy-efficient lightbulb that’s controlled with your phone. There’s LIFX, Philips Hue, Brightup, LuMini, Emberlight, LightFreq and Samsung’s Smart Bulb to name just a few. Features vary, although lurid lighting colours are pretty universal and …

WikiWand Makes Wikipedia Beautiful

Wikipedia is one of the Web’s most visited properties. From quantum mechanics to Laurel and Hardy, the online encyclopedia delivers good primers on just about any topic you can think of. But doesn’t the interface sometimes feel as though it belongs to a previous era? The Wikipedia of August 2004 …

Listrunner raises $500K, may rid doctors of paper notes, texts, and privacy risks

The healthcare delivery system is full of pain points that scream out for digital solutions. One of those is the clumsy way doctors and other caregivers in the hospital communicate and collaborate on patient care. It still involves a lot of paper, and privacy risk.<p>Mountain View, California-based …

Now On Kickstarter, Tickle Makes Learning To Code Fun With Scratch

This embed is invalid<p>There are a lot of games and puzzles now that promise to teach kids how to code, but Tickle stands out. Now on Kickstarter, the iPad app was created in part by Mike Chen, currently a professor at National Taiwan University, who received his PhD in computer science from U.C. …

Five new albums to try this week: Imogen Heap, Benjamin Booker and more

Here are the pros and cons of adding DragonForce’s turbo metal, Merchandise’s synth makeover and more to your listening list this week<p>Benjamin Booker – Benjamin Booker (Rough Trade/ATO)<p><b>Why you should listen</b>: This 22-year old singer and guitarist is giving the likes of Jack White and the Black Keys …

Beef Stew in Red Wine Sauce

This is the quintessential beef stew. Jacques Pépin’s mother served it at her restaurant, Le Pélican, where she made it with tougher cuts of meat. …

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