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Blocks Wearables is building a modular smartwatch that you can customize any way you want

Earlier this year, a company called Blocks Wearables announced intentions to build its own modular smartwatch called Blocks. Here at CES, the company is showing off some <i>very</i> early prototypes and mock-ups of what Blocks might eventually look like and how it could work.<p>Blocks Wearables was exhibiting …

Rules to Follow and Common Mistakes to Avoid for Roasting a Chicken

Cooking a great anytime-dinner is easy once you learn how to roast a chicken. Avoid these common mistakes for a juicy bird.<p>A good roast chicken is always satisfying. But a great roast chicken is out of this world. To take your chicken to the next level, you've got to make sure you're avoiding the …

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Tag: Landscaping 101

Landscape Ideas: Garden Design for a Swimming Pool Area<p>by Kier Holmes<p>Swimming Pools: 11 Best Landscape Plants for Water’s Edge<p>by Kier Holmes<p>Lost …

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20 Recipes That Make Healthy Taste Good

There's no denying that this is the worst time of year for eating fresh. Not only is there almost zero fresh, seasonal produce to be found, but the majority of people are trying to eat healthy -- at least until the end of the month. It's that post-holiday slump that leaves those of us who really …

How To Make The Best Cup Of Coffee Possible, And The Best Time Of Day To Drink It

Coffee -- it can prevent disease, help our livers, make us more intelligent AND and most importantly --enable us to talk to other human beings in the morning after getting out of bed. But if coffee really is the best part of waking up, then we'd better make sure we know <i>all</i> the tricks to making the …

Step Inside The World’s Strangest Museum

From taxidermied sloths to Napoleon’s death mask: see Viktor Wynd’s mind-bending cabinet of curiosities in London.<p>Shrunken heads, narwhal tusks, anteater skeletons, taxidermied flamingoes, hydrocephalic cows, Victorian fetuses, Furbies, a giant hairball from a cow’s stomach, Napoleon’s death mask, …

Why Everyone's Talking About Schmaltz, The Chicken Fat You Should've Always Been Using

If cooking with melted-down animal fat sounds bizarre to you, then you're certainly not alone.<p>But you're also due for a major attitude (and ingredient) adjustment, TRUST us.<p>Schmaltz is essentially chicken fat that's been rendered, or melted down to a lard-like state. The butter-like substance has a …

10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.<p><b>GMAIL HACK #1 UNSEND</b><p>Have you ever pressed send only to regret it moments later because of a …

Sprouting feathers and lost teeth: scientists map the evolution of birds

A remarkable international effort to map out the avian tree of life has revealed how birds evolved after the mass extinction that wiped out the dinosaurs into more than 10,000 species alive today. More than 200 scientists in 20 countries joined forces to create the evolutionary tree, which reveals …

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Every State Should Have Iowa's Driver's License App

The Hawkeye State lets its drivers carry a digital copy of their license or ID.<p>Many states now allow digital proof of insurance for motorists. Iowa is taking the next step, launching an app that will store a digital copy of a driver's license or state-issued ID.<p>The free app is set to launch …

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15 Ways to Use Fish Sauce in Non-Asian Cooking

We love fish sauce—aka nuoc mam—and not just in Southeast Asian cooking. Here are 15 ways to bring its funk to salad dressing, braised dishes, and more<p>Can I tell you a secret? I put fish sauce (a.k.a. <i>nuoc mam</i>) in EVERYTHING. Nobody who eats at my house knows that it's in there—they just sense a …

The Kitchen Tools You Actually Need on Your Wedding Registry

Don't fill your wedding registry with stuff you'll never use—here's what you actually need<p>Yay! You're getting married! Or, you have a friend that's getting married! Registering for a wedding should be a pleasant and smartly-planned experience. But if you've ever found yourself inside a Crate & …

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6 Strategies for Making a Brilliant First Impression in 9 Seconds or Less

As the story goes, my mom and dad, who recently celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary, met at a dance in college. My father introduced himself, …

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The Perfect Poach

Makes 2 Servings<p>We consulted the perfectionists at Thomas Keller's Per Se in New York, where chef de cuisine Eli Kaimeh gave us his number-one piece of advice (and recipe) for the perfect poached egg: Start with a fresh egg. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>April …

How to Buy Bitters for Your Home Bar

We are in a bitters boom.<p>We are in a bitters boom. Everywhere you look there’s a new shiny, tiny bottle of distilled Sriracha bitters or plum blossom …

Secret Weapon | Za’atar: The Ultimate Spice Blend

Meet the ingredient that makes Mediterranean food taste so...Mediterranean<p>The Middle East is no stranger to strife, and its kitchens are nearly as contentious as its borders. The catalyst for all the culinary unrest? A regional spice blend called za’atar. The exact formulation varies across …