Joanne Hoff

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Macaroni and Cheese Waffles Recipe

Waffled macaroni and cheese might not rank quite as high on the list of "things you must try before you die" as, say, a fresh-from-the-water oyster, or a sliver of Parmesan sliced off of a wheel that has just been opened in front of your eyes, or a bit of playful light bondage, but it's certainly …

Fifty Years of BASIC, the Programming Language That Made Computers Personal

Knowing how to program a computer is good for you, and it’s a shame more people don’t learn to do it.<p>For years now, that’s been a hugely popular …

Watch Game of Thrones' mysteries explained (or disproved) with science

Sure, works of fiction are hardly subject to the rules of science, but the folks behind <i>It's OK To Be Smart</i> set out to explain many of the enigmas surrounding <i>Game of Thrones.</i> In the PBS digital short that awaits after the break, topics like the plausibility of Daenerys' dragons, winters that last a …

A Tiny Rabbit Pacemaker That Charges Wirelessly

The technique could soon power implants in humans.<p>Scientists have implanted a tiny pacemaker in a rabbit and wirelessly powered it to regulate the animal's heart beat. It's the first time such a device has been powered this way in a living animal, suggesting that the same technique could run …

For anyone who is feeling a bit sad, here's a hedgehog in a baking tray. http://t.co/giCcOLxR4R

SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition incorporates Rush Hour expansion pack, exclusively in Mac App Store

The Deluxe Edition of Sim City 4 is now exclusively available on the Mac App Store, some weeks ahead of availability elsewhere, priced at $19.99.<p>The special edition includes the functionality of the Rush Hour expansion pack, which includes a monorail system and a ferry, along with two new disaster …

The 7 Kingdoms in ‘Game of Thrones’ are actually these 5 real-world places

Credit:<p>Mdina city gate (Alex Murphy/Flickr Commons).<p>Credit:<p>The Azure Window (Robert Pittman/Flickr Commons).<p>Credit:<p>Dubrovnik (ELVIS …

Map: Who Wants to Move Out of State Right Now?

If you live in Oregon, Maine, New Hampshire, Montana, Hawaii, or (naturally) Texas, it's not likely that you want to move out of state. But if you …

33 Gooey, Cheesy Super Bowl Party Recipes

From monkey bread to queso, here are 33 addictively cheesy things to serve this Sunday.<p>On no other day do we so recklessly consume thousands of calories in food and beer as we do on Super Bowl Sunday. And while there are plenty of delicious veggie options, not to mention wings a-plenty, let's be …

How To Design A Drone-Proof City

Conceptual artist and law student Asher J. Kohn envisions a gated community as a sanctuary from drones.<p>Humans have always built defenses to match the prevailing threat of the day, from medieval castles to Cold War fallout shelters. In his Shura City concept, Asher J. Kohn speculates on what it …

15 Gorgeous Birthday Cakes for Anyone's Big Day

We've rounded up 15 decadent, celebration-worthy cakes, from double banana to chocolate-caramel.<p><b>From mint chip ice cream cakes</b> to a decadent, towering double banana cake, these confections are epic enough for a birthday celebration.

Dessert

Start the Day Strong With Peanut Butter and Kale

This peanut butter kale smoothie packs in protein and flavor for a powerfully delicious morning boost.<p>Weekend brunch doesn't have to be an overload of butter and sugar and egg (though sometimes, of course, that's precisely what we want). But for when it's <i>not</i> what we want, it's good to know that …

Breakfast

How to Build a PS4 - Technabob

Check out this video entitled “How to Build a PS4”. I don’t know WTF is going on here really. It just seems to be some guy with an extreme food …

How to Quit Your Procrastination Habit Once And For All

The first step is awareness–the rest will follow. Here’s how to own up to you procrastination habits, and correct them for good.<p>We all procrastinate, and by and large, we all know the solutions to our procrastination.<p>I put off writing this article (ironically, I know, and yes I know you’ll put off …

Make Your Own Red Velvet Bonbons

Chocolate bonbons are one of the more expected love tokens on Valentine’s Day – and who’s complaining? The gift is well received, easy to enjoy and there are no desiccated flowers to toss a week later. Although it’s easy to pick up a box of ready-made chocolates at the grocery store (or fancy …

68 Chocolate Desserts for Valentine's Day (or Any Day, Really)

From cookies to cakes to mousse, these rich, melty, chocolaty desserts are way better than anything from a box.<p>It's hard to think of a Valentine's Day plan that doesn't involve food. Specifically, dessert. Even more specifically, a <b>chocolate dessert</b>. Give it to us in a cookie, a layered cake, a …

The Best Recipes for Binge-Watching Netflix (or Hulu or Whatever)

These snacks and cooking projects are perfect for binge watching your way through that entire Netflix queue.<p>We don't condone binge eating (although sometimes, desperate times call). Binge <i>watching</i>, on the other hand? Now we're talking. It's going to take endurance to get through every episode and …

Onions

How To Survive A Mosh Pit

This could get messy.<p>Physicists at Cornell University found that people in mosh pits behave strikingly similar to gas particles—meaning that the pits move in predictable patterns. We waded through the researchers’ paper to find a few concrete takeaways. Moshers, here’s how to avoid incurring too …

Mini LEGO Nintendo Entertainment System Kit: NES Pocket - Technabob

After releasing LEGO miniature kits for the Atari 2600 and the Commodore 64, Chris “Powerpig” Mcveigh takes on the king of 8-bit consoles. His mini …

DIY Wampa Taxidermy Head Made from Paper and Lots of Awesome - Technabob

I’ve always thought it was creepy to hang the heads of dead animals on your wall. They always look like they are watching you as you move around the …

Best DIY Recipe For Homemade Febreze - Air Freshener

We all love Febreze Air Freshener but it can sometimes be expensive. Why not make your own <b>DIY Febreze Fabric Freshener</b> and save some money! <i>You may</i> …

'Spring Forward' With These 12 Quick Brunch Recipes

These 12 quick brunch recipes are perfect to make when you've lost an hour of sleep (thanks Daylight Savings!).<p>For those of us who like sleep (that is, everyone) it's the most dreaded morning of the year: The day we "spring forward" into Daylight Savings Time. The bad news: We've lost an hour. The …

Breakfast

13 Cheesecake Recipes, from Chocolate to Pumpkin to Greek Yogurt

13 of our best cheesecake recipes, from classic to pumpkin to s'mores to peach.<p><b>Cheesecake is an all-seasons treat</b>—berries in the summer, pumpkin in the fall, chocolate ALL THE TIME. You can even give it an Italian accent (we're looking at you, ricotta and mascarpone). But, most importantly, it's …

Easy Crockpot Sriracha Honey Chicken Wings (With Video)

Crock Pot Sriracha Honey Wings are so tender the meat falls off the bone and melts in your mouth. The caramelized sweet and spicy sauce is truly …

27 Recipes for Toast, Crostini, Bruschetta, and Toppings

A deep archive of Bon Appétit's recipes for toast, crostini, bruschetta, and toppings for a slice of bread<p><b>We'll admit it:</b> Sometimes we refer to <i>Bon Appétit</i> as "Stuff on Toast Magazine." But that's just because toast—or crostini or bruschetta or whatever—is the perfect vehicle for almost every kind …