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Reason #5 of 25 to love drones, from our August issue: @MarthaStewart swears by them! http://t.co/X1v1qBr1Ho

From Dali to Bestiality: The 10 Craziest Stories in Rick James' Memoir

Highlights from the funky singer's posthumous autobiography, featuring Jim Morrison, Prince and Neil Young<p>If even half the stories in Rick James's …

From the Vault: 'A Scanner Darkly' by Philip K. Dick

If you're looking for a good dystopian flick that toys with perception, look no further than "A Scanner Darkly," based on Philip K. Dick's book of …

How To Make Your Home Look Like You Hired An Interior Designer

Here at Freshome, we have a lot of respect for interior designers and all of the hard work they put into their designed spaces. It takes a certain …

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

Creativity

The 6 leanest cuts of meat

London broil<p>Grill this 1/4-inch-thick cut on Sunday and you’ll have deli meat all week long. Slice thinly and across the grain.<p>165 calories, 36g …

The truth about post-workout nutrition

There are two simple principles when it comes to building muscle: You must overload them frequently and feed them appropriately. It's great to put in …

Exercise

10 Ways to Get Smarter Instantly

1. Take Five for Zen<p>Your brain takes a hit when you are chronically stressed, so finding a way to chill out is essential. Do something that takes you …

5 fast lunches to build more muscle

Provencal tuna salad sandwich<p>Most tuna salad sandwiches you come across are most likely going to be pre-packaged (meaning they're not the freshest) …

Chris Pratt's intense 'Guardians of the Galaxy' workout routine

We're so accustomed to seeing Chris Pratt as a bona-fide action star, it's almost tough to remember he first came to fame as a chubby goofball. …

Exercise

The Top 50 Cities To See In Your Lifetime

Buena Vista Images via Getty Images<p>With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we've gone to the community of travelers at minube.net with a simple goal: find the greatest destinations on Earth. From the great ancient capitals to the modern …

European Travel

After Vacation Workout

<b>DO THIS</b><br>Performing the following six exercises in order, resting 15 seconds between moves. That’s one round. Rest for one to two minutes, and then perform one more round.<p><b>Pushup</b> <br>Assume a pushup position, with your arms straight and hands below and slightly wider than your shoulders. Bend at your …

Sous Vide 101: How to Cook Perfect Steaks Every Time

Master doneness to the decimal point, thanks to this $200 device.<p><b>This Fourth of July, your steaks will be perfect.</b> You'll march them out to the grill, knowing that just beneath a razor thin exterior of grey is arterial red perfection. You'll then quickly sear them until they belong in a summer time …

Kitchens

Zack Snyder talks 'Batman v Superman,' releases a new Superman photo

Batman is sharing the screen with Superman in <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i>, but that doesn’t exactly mean they’re going head to head.<p>In an …

Game review: 'Valiant Hearts' a grim WWI tribute

The 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I has been relatively subdued, without much of the ceremony one would expect around such a historic date. Oddly enough, the most stirring tribute I've seen has come in the form of a video game — one that fully appreciates the grim ironies of "the …

3 Training Secrets That Will Make You Instantly Stronger

If your legs are beginning to feel like jelly during your last couple squat reps, try taking a wider stance. This shortens the distance between your glutes and the floor, decreasing the distance you have to move the weight, according to a study published in the <i>Journal of Strength and Conditioning</i> …

Tablets built for Netflix and chill (among other things)

Screen quality is a critical ingredient of a great tablet. These are the ones with the best.<p>The importance of a tablet's screen quality can't be understated. I mean, the majority of your interactions with a tablet take place on its display.<p>When it comes to qualifying the best, there's more to the …

Gear & Gadgets

19 Horror Movie Mistakes That Are Scary-Bad

Part of the appeal of horror movies is that scares are the top priority. But sometimes that means quality comes second.<p>Horror movies are sometimes filled with cheesy sub-plots, low production value, and, at times, some seriously questionable acting, but as long as the movie delivers that thrill or …

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How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

New Zealand

This Woman Had Her Face Photoshopped In Over 25 Countries To Examine Global Beauty Standards

Through her work, Esther Honig hopes to discover if a global beauty standard actually exists.<p>Esther Honig, a freelance journalist based out of Kansas City, sent an unaltered photograph of herself to more than 40 Photoshop aficionados around the world. "Make me beautiful," she said, hoping to bring …

'Nothing is ever dry down here. Ever.'

Sixty feet below the sea, in the world's only underwater habitat, a group of scientists is trying to unlock the ocean’s secrets. But how do the crew of the Aquarius stay sane?<p>What Houston is to space stations, a turquoise two-storey home in Key Largo is to Aquarius, the world’s only underwater …

12 games that re-create the drudgery of real life

Not all games are fun. Not all games are meant to be. Some are tedious, monotonous, and occasionally depressing. A bit like real life.<p>We’ve selected 12 titles below that successfully recreate the everyday grind.<p>They fall under two categories: those that are deliberately downbeat, and those whose …

Three hours of Primal Rage 2 gameplay is one way to destroy your work day

Earlier this week we reported that a cabinet of the unreleased <i>Primal Rage 2</i> appeared in an Illinois arcade.<p>That arcade, The Galloping Ghost, has posted three hours of gameplay video to YouTube, accompanied by a first-hand explanation of what it's like to play the game. The video contains lots of …

CA Restaurant to Defy Foie Gras Ban With Free Lunch

A restaurant in Napa Valley is hosting a foie-centric lunch on <b>July 5</b> to mark the <b>two-year anniversary of California's ban on foie gras</b>. According to Inside Scoop SF, "The State of Foie Gras" will be held at <b>La Toque</b> and will feature plenty of the fatty duck liver. La Toque's owner told <i>Gastronome en</i> …

Classics of everyday design No 63: The Leica M6

The Leica M6 may not boast fancy modern features – or even an affordable price tag – but it's an expertly crafted classic camera beloved of the world's top photographers<p>Fans of Leica's famous 35mm rangefinders might argue until the last frame in the last silver halide film in existence is exposed, …

Watch Jerry Seinfeld answer your burning technology questions

Twitter and this whole internet thing have been around for a while now, but it seems like everyone is still trying to figure out the appropriate etiquette when it comes to combining the online social and social relationships in real life. Fortunately, Jerry Seinfeld has some answers. They may not …