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Chefs Tell Us Their Favorite Podcasts to Listen to While Cooking (Or Whenever!)

Time to free up some space on your phone.<p>Books and magazines? Who has <i>the time</i>? (Hopefully all of us, but that’s not the point.) Definitely not chefs, who, with their long hours and high-stress jobs, don’t exactly have the bandwidth to just chill out. So, they do what the rest of us do and listen to …

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The Netflix Travel Documentaries You Need to Watch Now

Sometimes a spot of television is all that's needed to help stoke even the most dormant of wanderlust.<p>While Netflix, the popular video-streaming …

18 One-Pot Chicken and Rice Dishes for an All-in-One Meal

When it comes to making dinner, you’d traditionally have a protein, a starch and vegetables all on one plate. That also means you’re going to have *loads* of dishes to do, and that’s just <i>not</i> going to fly for a regular ol’ weeknight meal. There are plenty of one-pot dishes that can be made in a cast …

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23 Companies That Help You Travel The World For Free (And Might Pay You, Too)

Think you can’t afford to go on vacation? Think again.<p>A Wisconsin-based teacher and author with a passion for Spain, Abbey Algiers looks for inexpensive ways to take trips on her summer holidays. So when she discovered Diverbo, she couldn’t believe it. Diverbo offers free vacations for English …

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List of nominees for the 89th annual Academy Awards

List of nominees for the 89th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.<p>Best Picture: "Arrival," ''Fences," …

8 Podcasts That Will Captivate Your Mind

A month ago, if you asked me what my favorite podcast was I would have paused awkwardly and asked, “What’s a podcast?” A lot has changed since …

Foxconn asks Apple to join bid to buy Sharp's LCD ops: report

Under the new proposal, Foxconn -- an Apple supplier -- would take a majority stake in Sharp's liquid crystal display company, the Nikkei said.<p>The company has also urged Apple to make an investment as part of the proposed deal, according to the report.<p>The Nikkei did not clarify details of the …

Alberto Bustos’ Paperlike Ceramics Imitate Sprouting Blades of Grass | Colossal

<p>Inspired by forms of vegetation, Spanish artist Alberto Bustos' pieces appear like blades of grass sprouting from the earth, stretching and curling …

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12 podcasts that will tell you a fantastic story

It's official — the popular podcast <i>Serial</i> has surpassed 5 million downloads, making it the fastest podcast of all time to reach this milestone.<p>This …

The Best Doughnuts. Ever.

<i>Every week on Food52, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Adrienne Kane of Nosheteria gives us the best doughnuts, ever.</i><p>Growing up, my grandma had a pot that was simply known as "the doughnut pot.” Grandma used this …

The Easy Way to Make Awesome Beer Nuts

Snack smart: Fire up a batch of these for game day.<p>When summer ends, football season begins. But, unfortunately, so too does the season of lackluster snacks. As football fans head to their living room couches and sports bar stools, they’re susceptible to gross-flavored potato chips and mounds of …

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5 Riveting Nonfiction Books Everyone Should Read

When considering a good read, not everyone reaches for a work of fiction. True stories can be equally riveting, and often just as difficult to put down.<p>With this in mind, our friends at the New York Public Library helped us put together a list of the five best nonfiction books that will have you at …

10 awesome Google features you should be using

The reason the Google home page is so bare is that, way back when it was just starting out in a Silicon Valley garage, no one working there knew how to program a web page to make it look pretty.<p>In fact, even the word Google was a mistake. The founders really wanted “Googol” – the digit 1 followed …

The Cheapest Land in the Country

The days of large-scale land giveaways are over, but there are still options for getting land or a house without spending a lot of money.<p>The economic recession that began in 2007 made land and houses more affordable. Some of the real-estate markets in the country have recovered, others have not. …

How the (Homemade) Sausage Is Made

It seems daunting, but yes, you can make sausage at home. Here's everything you need to know to take on this rewarding project<p><b>I don’t believe in magic</b>, but I believe in sausage. Grind cheap, less popular meat, season the heck out of it, pack it into a tube, and voilà—links way more delicious and …

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10 Starbucks Secret Menu Drinks to Die for

Sure, you can walk into Starbucks and order something off of the menu like everyone else. Or you could get in the know and order something off the secret menu! We've broken down ten of the tastiest Starbucks secret menu drinks so you know exactly what to order.<p><b>1. Caramel Apple Frappuccino</b><p>For a …

Beer Experts Select the 17 Best Summer Beers

Some summer seasonals deserve coveted space in your cooler, while others should be left to crowd gas station beer fridges well into the fall. To help guide you through the wealth of wheat beers, session ales, and busty blondes unleashed during the summer months, we tapped a panel of beer writers, …

Lunch al Desko: Upgrade Your Midday Meal

With a few strategies, a bit of planning, and a little sea salt in your cubicle, weekday lunch can be as delicious and exciting as any meal of the week. Here’s how to rethink the way you brown-bag it<p><i>Imagine an office meal you’re actually excited to break for (no hard feelings, turkey</i> …

White Pizza Pull Apart Bread

White Pizza Pull Apart Bread. (aka, an embarrassingly easy summer snack.)<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 5, 2014 99<p>Today’s dish is really just a math lesson.<p>How …