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What I Tell My Friends Who Ask Me What Binoculars to Buy

At any given time, I’m probably within about ten feet of a pair of binoculars. At least that’s the case if I’m home, driving, or camping, which are …

The Best French Cookbooks, According to French-Trained Chefs

<i>Welcome to</i> <i>Reading Lists</i><i>, comprehensive book guides from the Strategist designed to make you an expert (or at least a fascinating dinner-party</i> …

France

RBTA Launches Casual Japanese Donburi Lunch Specials in Highland Park

Just like that, another Japanese rice bowl spot launches in LA, this time as part of <b>RBTA’s</b> casual new lunch menu in Highland Park. The limited menu starts tomorrow with a slate of Japanese comfort dishes: katsudon, oyakodon, and unadon, all using high-end Japanese rice. RBTA’s also throwing in a …

Los Angeles

Deepen Your Understanding of Construction and Materials With These Online Courses

How much do you wish you knew about carpentry, solar energy or masonry? Leonardo Da Vinci said, "the noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding." …

30 Easy Breakfasts Fit for a Crowd

These irresistible breakfast recipes will make your crowd go wild.<p>Cooking for a crowd? We’ve got the best big breakfasts for your bulk baking. We’ve …

11 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Contractor

Do you regularly work on projects like mine?<p>Ask about the last five or so projects a potential contractor has completed to get a sense of his or her …

Miso-Ginger Chicken Salad

For this super-simple, flavor-packed salad, we dressed the shredded meat from a rotisserie chicken with a tangy, gingery miso-based dressing. Sliced …

Black Ember launches the Citadel Collection, an IPX6 rated modular backpack

Backpacks are a dime a dozen normally. You can find one by walking into any department store, but generally cheaper backpacks don’t last long. A backpack’s quality can make or break the experience you have with it. Cheap backpacks are never comfortable, fall apart easily, and never fit enough stuff …

MacBook

Hunan Kung Pao Recipe

"This recipe is similar to a famous food chain! Serve over thick noodles."<p>Ingredients<p>4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into 1 inch …

Readers’ recipe swap: Tofu | Dale Berning Sawa

Firm or silken, your recipes prove that proper tofu should be at the centre of a meal, not on the sidelines.<p>It’s a shame, I feel, that for many people tofu is a flavourless meat substitute, to be overloaded with all the flavour it doesn’t naturally come with. Of course, if you only encounter it in …

Soapstone Countertops: Pros and Cons to Consider

When it comes to natural stone countertops, there are more options out there than just marble and granite. If you love the dark beauty of granite and …

Kitchens

Chinese Famous Recipe : Sour Cabbage Pork Belly (酸菜汆白肉, 酸菜白肉炖粉条) - Guai Shu Shu

<b>INTRODUCTION</b><p>I do not have confidence that any of my readers will try recipe but it is a recipe that is so precious to me and therefore I have decided …

Food & Dining

Learning and STEM toys we love

<i>By Courtney Schley</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that supports its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>We don't think …

Searching for secret fried chicken recipe from defunct Chicago restaurant

Even if you're not a big foodie, you've probably got a dish that holds special meaning for you — a food that can instantly transport you to a time and place when things were rosier, simpler or just really delicious.<p>Now, imagine losing that dish forever.<p>That's what happened to Nancy Rosman when …

Small Biz Health Insurance Deal Beats Obamacare

If you're one of the millions of Americans unhappy with your choices and prices this year under Obamacare, there is a possible alternative that could give you the same kind of top-flight healthcare plan offered by many businesses to their employees - with a wide choice of physicians and hospitals, …

Health Care

How scientists virtually unwrapped an ancient, burned scroll and read the words inside

Sometimes science seems like science, and sometimes it seems like magic.<p>This week, computer scientists at the University of Kentucky-Lexington described how they virtually unfurled a charred and crushed biblical scroll dating back nearly 2,000 years.<p>Thanks to their work, scholars are now able to …

Archaeology

KFC Accidentally Revealed the Top-Secret Recipe for Its Fried Chicken

OG Colonel Sanders would be 11 types of pissed.<p>You know the hot shame you feel when you want to say something mean about one friend to your other friend and accidentally text "Nancy's being such a troll" to the person you're shit-talking? But once it's out of the box you can never put it back in? …

Homemade Aquaponics System

Homemade Aquaponics System<p><b>Homemade Aquaponics System</b><p>So you are intrigued in setting up your own home made Aquaponics system in your garden, I very …

Aquaponics

Building as a modular gadget

In recent years, researchers and companies have been exploring new ways to improve buildings through analytics software, prefabrication, connected devices, new materials and construction automation. It’s striking that most of these efforts are trying to patch problems within the legacy framework of …

Limited Edition Ball for BMW TMT Chronometer Celebrates BMW's 100-Year Anniversary

As of July 21, 2016 Ball Watch is making an ultra-aggressive offer for a special watch model as part of a highly competitive campaign to celebrate both BMW’s 100-year anniversary and Ball’s 125-year anniversary.<p>BMW was founded as part of Rapp Motorenwerke in 1916; only in 1917 after a restructuring …

10 burger sauces you can make in minutes

Bored of plain old mayo? Ketchup bottle unexpectedly empty? Don't despair - dollop something deliciously different on your burger instead. All these …

Another Breakthrough Has Been Made With 3D Printed Tiny Cameras

Another breakthrough has been made in the world of 3D printing as new tiny cameras have now been developed using this technology that is small enough …

3D Printing

Nest / APOLLO Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This small house located within a commercial area near Nagoya station is built on a lot with 43 sqm in …

Wenchang (Hainanese) Chicken and Rice

The night before, rinse the chicken under cold running water and thoroughly pat dry with paper towels. Rub the salt all over the outside and inside …

Recipes

Which Pergola Is Right for You?

Whether you’re planning an outdoor entertaining area or want to improve the one you have, a covered pergola could be the missing ingredient that creates a versatile space you can use no matter what the weather’s doing. These inspiring options will have you transforming your own outdoor room before …

Gardens: purify your home | James Wong

Take a tip from Nasa and bring home some air-purifying plants<p>In the late 1980s, in an effort to crack how to build the space stations of the future, Nasa conducted in-depth research into how living plants might function as super-efficient biological air filters to mop up the toxins that accumulate …

Plants

Chicken Legs with Noodles and Broth

6 Servings<p>This chicken soup is made with chicken legs and a flavorful broth.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup vegetable oil<p>6 garlic cloves, very thinly sliced on a mandoline or V-slicer<p>6 bone-in chicken legs (thigh and drumstick)<p>2 cups 1-inch pieces Chinese celery or 1 cup 1-inch pieces regular celery<p>1 1/2 …