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In Tokyo, at the Intersection of Japanese Gangster Culture and Lamborghinis

The GIF you see above isn't CGI, it's a Lamborghini wrapped in holographic vinyl film. Not many of us can relate to the problem of our Gallardo not …

Why Every Apartment Dweller Wishes Their Place Was Prewar

What makes apartments built in the 1880s through the 1930s so covetable.<p>In New York City, prewar apartments come at a premium. Iconic addresses, like The Dakota, The Apthorp, The San Remo, get increasingly beautiful and expensive with age. Today, finding a prewar apartment in pristine condition is …

Architecture

5 Digital Cameras Redefining Photography

The writing on the wall is digital cameras are falling by the wayside in the era of smartphones fitted with increasingly capable cameras. Though the …

Coffeemakers: The Best Products For Under $100

If you rely on coffee to transform you from a grouchy zombie into a functional human being, it's safe to say that you'll want to buy a coffeemaker …

Grilled Portobello Burger

The size and meaty texture of the portobello cap make it a perfect substitute for a beef burger.<p>1/4 cup (60 mL) extra-virgin olive oil<br>2 cloves …

Smoky Avocado Spinach Dip

Avocado and smoked paprika team up to give this dip a smoky creamy goodness. If desired, you can replace sour cream with plain Greek yogourt. It’s …

Grilled Chicken Tacos

4 Servings<p>These chicken tacos are made with thighs, which are more flavorful than chicken breasts; plus, they're less expensive. Put them to work in any fast weeknight preparation, starting with these spiced tacos.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 medium onion, cut into wedges, keeping root intact<p>2 garlic …

Take a Break From Brownies With These 8 Great Recipes for Blondies

GalleryTake a Break From Brownies With These 8 Great Recipes for Blondies<p>Yes, brownies are awesome, but not just because they're vehicles for chocolate. They're also unbeatable texturally (especially if your preferred version is chewy, dense, and fudgy), amenable to add-ins, and dead easy to make. …

11 Smoothies to Get You in Shape for Summer

The sun's finally out and farmers' markets are back, and this only means one thing: smoothie season. There's nothing more refreshing than a freshly blended smoothie, and certain combos will keep your skin glowing and figure fit for the summer. So dust off your blender and get to work:<p>Green …

Healthy Eating

10 Pancake Common Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

How to make pancakes like a short order cook. Just avoid these common mistakes!<p>For many Americans, pancakes evoke a certain kind of nostalgia. People make pancakes because they're delicious, crowd-pleasing, and easy. Well, sort of easy. There are a few crucial mistakes that home chefs commonly make …

The World's Most Expensive Restaurant Is Where?

We've stumbled upon the world's most expensive restaurant, and it's completely incredible. While the chef was able to describe it in just a few words (passion, gastronomy, radically different), we've created a list of the most important things to know about this crazy dining experience.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>…

Chinese Noodles 101: How to Make Chow Mein With Four Vegetables

From crispy pan-fried noodles to a bowl of wonton noodle soup, fresh Chinese egg noodles are one of the most common noodles you'll find at Chinese restaurants. Just like Italian pasta or ramen, when cooked properly, they should have a firm bite and springy texture, and the wide variation in …

Knife Skills: How to Cut Citrus Fruit Into Wedges, Slices, and Suprèmes

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>This week, we're gonna show you how to cut citrus fruits into slices (rounds), wedges, and <i>suprèmes</i> (a.k.a. fancy-pants segments). Seems like simple stuff, right? And it is, but doing it right can make a world of difference in how your finished dishes look <i>and</i> taste.<p>…

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4 Marine Corps Leadership Lessons | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Jeff Clement.</i><p>I did two deployments to Afghanistan as a US Marine Corps logistics officer, and led hundreds …

Kim Soo Hyun Gets Criticized By Netizens for Large Donation

On April 24, actor <b>Kim Soo Hyun</b> donated 300 million Won to Danwon High School, where many of the high school student victims of the Sewol Ferry …