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6 Types of Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Whether you’re tying your tent’s rainfly down in a nasty storm, lashing your kayak to a well-used roof rack, or making some on-the-trail gear …

7 of the most important survival skills you should know

Whenever you're planning on going outdoors for an extended period of time, it's always good to have a practiced survival skill or two up your sleeve — you never know when you're going to need it.<p>There are a lot of different survival products on the market, but most of them are for convenience. The …

How to Photograph Shooting Stars

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Learning how to photograph …

The Kurds are on their own

After helping them to drive out Isis, we have left them to the mercies of Baghdad and Teheran<p>The routing of Isis in northern Iraq ought to be a time of international celebration, but as ever in the Middle East, there is no such thing as a straightforward victory. No sooner had Isis been driven away …

Middle East

Lemon Butter Chicken

<b>You’ll need</b><p>4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts (cut in half)<br>1/2 Tablespoon paprika<br>3 Tablespoons butter, divided<br>4 garlic cloves<br>1 cup chicken broth<br>1/2 …

Best Ever Baked Brownies

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter the sides and bottom of a 9×13-inch baking pan. Line the pan with parchment paper.<p>2<p>Done<p>In a …

Want Even Tastier Chicken Breasts? Get Them Drunk!

Drunken Chicken and Mushrooms<p>Serves 4<p>1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut crosswise into 1-inch-thick pieces<br>Kosher salt<br>Freshly ground …

Using Science and History to Unlock the Secrets of Bread

BELLEVUE, Wash. — Two years ago in Paris, Nathan Myhrvold wandered the Louvre on a mission, camera in hand, documenting every image of bread that he could find. “Sadly, art historians don’t catalog paintings by whether or not there’s bread in them,” he said.<p>So Mr. Myhrvold, the former chief …

Reversal of fortune: How the IDF turned the Yom Kippur War around

Close to midnight, after another briefing to the cabinet and before another helicopter flight to the front, the unrelenting stress of running two …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Mario Batali's Bucatini all'Amatriciana Recipe

<i>The chef’s own favorite recipe is a perfect example of his simple-meets-satisfying cooking.</i><p>Mario Batali’s Bucatini all’Amatriciana<p>2 tbsp. kosher …

The Single Most Genius Thing You Can Do to a Ripe Tomato

There are heaps of inarguably perfect ways to eat a ripe tomato—on plain-jane sandwich bread with a cushy swipe of mayo, blistered hot and fast in a skillet till the skins peel back and the oil swirls with juice, cherry babies squished behind your sealed lips.<p>But the one way to make a tomato taste …

Banana Bread Recipe

This version of banana bread is the only one I make now. It is perfect - tender, flavorful, and it works every time. It isn't your typical quick …

Breakfast

Here's the Trick to Making Golden, Juicy Chicken Breast

<b>Pat the chicken dry and season with salt and pepper.</b> Thoroughly dry the chicken on all sides with paper towels. Season with the salt and pepper on …

Thick & Chewy Better Than The Boxed Brownies

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a 8x8 inch pan with parchment or foil, set aside.<p>2<p>Done<p>In a microwave safe bowl, add the butter and sugar. …

The Secret Behind Golden, Crispy Oven-Baked Chicken Breast

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>The promise of crispy, juicy, oven-baked chicken is one that kept me rushing home as a kid. Mostly we felt like we won …

10 Literary Blogs You Should Be Reading

Book news travels via word-of-mouth in New York and, more often than not, the internet is where writers, publishers, and—above all—readers compile …

Here Are All the Must-Read Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Arriving in July

We’re well into summer now, but there’s still plenty of time to add a book or eight to your reading list. And you’ll want to, after checking out all …

1934 Scuderia Ferrari Alfa Romeo P3 Tipo B

Reading time: about 4 minutes.<p>Cars<br>• Ferrari<br>• Italian<br>• Rare<p>The Alfa Romeo Tipo B P3 is remembered today as the first genuine single-seat Grand Prix racing …

How to Use Composition Templates to Improve Your Photography

When doing photography in general, and in my case travel photography, the use of a <i>photography template</i> can be very beneficial and help improve the …

Landscape Photography

The 10 best films of 2016

From a Japanese animation to a hilarious German comedy, Nicholas Barber looks back at the most enjoyable movies of the year.

My Top 10 SF/F Escapist Books From The 80s

Escaping the darkness that enters our lives can be as easy as reading a book.<p>I think Tolkien said it best in his essay “On Fairy Stories” and how …

Books

Germans Storm Romanian Passes

Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years after they happened. This is the 254th installment in the series.<p>October 25, 1916: …

Tom Cruise

Mapped: The countries with the most guns (no prizes for guessing #1)

The issue of gun control in the US has been eclipsed somewhat by the incendiary nature of this year’s presidential election campaign, but the below map shows just how far ahead of the rest of the world the country is when it comes to owning firearms.<p>Data from the Small Arms Survey, supported by …

Why television writing has become the new home of verbal complexity

The high literary style of Woolf and Nabokov was long ago condemned as elitist and replaced by bland accessibility. But there is now a return to verbal complexity, not least in the unlikely medium of TV<p>The death of Geoffrey Hill this summer put one of his more astringent declarations back into …

Literature

14 books every modern gentleman should read

Being a modern gentleman is about more than just knowing what to wear or what to put in your bathroom. It's also about being informed about the world …

Dark Chocolate Cream Pie

<i>This dark chocolate cream pie made with bittersweet and unsweetened chocolate was carefully concocted to rely on less sugar than the typical</i> …

How Israel Plays Syria’s Civil War

After half a decade sitting out the conflagration across its border, is Israel about to pick a side?<p>GOLAN HEIGHTS — Signs of war are clearly evident …