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Bye Bye Birdie: 18 Grilled Chicken Recipes to Devour This Memorial Day

If I show up at a barbecue and don't trust the chef, I steer clear of any chicken I see—more often than not it's going to be mediocre. But grilled chicken doesn't have to be stringy and flavorless—use the right technique and it'll be perfectly juicy and still have shatteringly crispy skin. And, of …

Recipes

Beef Pho Recipe

"Authentic South Vietnamese Style Pho. A comforting richly seasoned beef broth is ladled over rice noodles and thinly sliced beef. Add hot sauce and …

6 hotels around the world with truly unique designs

It's not every day that you stumble across a luxurious safari lodge nestled in the Okavango Delta, or a hotel made up of seventy houses piled on top of one another.<p>Here's a hand-picked a collection of unique stays that are serious eye-candy.

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8 Reasons You Should Try Open Shelving in Your Kitchen

The open shelving kitchen trend has been around for a few years now, but real talk: it doesn’t seem to be showing any signs of slowing down. While …

Those Architects transforms small Sydney bungalow into spacious courtyard home

Australian studio Those Architects has overhauled a house in a beachside Sydney suburb, creating a spacious new living room featuring secret storage, …

Food & Dining

A Modern Lake House in Western Massachusetts

Located on the edge of a lake in Western Massachusetts, Lake House, designed by Taylor and Miller Architecture and Design, appears sculptural and …

Rotating walls offer alternative layouts for MJE House by PKMN Architectures

PKMN Architectures has renovated an apartment on the Spanish coast, adding modular storage walls that spin around to create extra bedrooms for guests …

5 of 2015’s Most Spectacular Building Projects

These buildings are as inspiring as they are diverse, and represent some of the best architecture that has been seen around the world this year. …

42mm Architecture's sculptural Pool House in India is wrapped in a curved concrete shell

This pool house in India is wrapped in a layer of exposed concrete that frames both the interior of the home and the surrounding landscape. The …

Starter Home* No. 1 / OJT

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Starter Home* is an opportunistic urban housing program created to develop affordable, entry-level homes …

Gallery of Starter Home* No. 1 / OJT - 15

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Despite Toyota Patent, Flying Cars, Though Technically Possible, Have A Long Way To Go Before They're Ready For The Masses

Toyota’s recent “Aerocar” patent has thrust the subject of flying cars into the spotlight. The Japanese automaker’s so called stackable wing seems to …

101 Motivational Quotes to Start 2016 Off Right

No matter how this past year went for you, use these 101 motivational quotes to start 2016 off right.<p>Another year has passed. It's time to start over with a clean slate. Maybe 2015 didn't go the way you planned; you didn't follow through with your great ideas and your goals weren't met. Well it's a …

Italy bans cars, pizza ovens to try to combat air pollution | The Star

ROME—Rome and Milan have imposed bans on cars starting Monday, with one small town near Naples prohibiting wood-fired pizza ovens, as Italian …

A simple tech fix that will make you the family hero at Thanksgiving this year

• Click here for the two-factor settings. (You can also find it from the settings page by heading to “Sign-in & security” and then clicking on “2-step verification.”) Log in if prompted.<br>• Add in a cell phone number, and select to receive codes via text message (SMS is easiest since users don’t have to …

This May Be The Best Carry-On Suitcase Idea We've EVER Seen

You can ride it!<p>When it comes to carry-on bags, expert travelers know the average duffel simply will not do. With airlines periodically cracking down on carry-on requirements and passengers shaming others for exceeding the bag size limit, it's crucial to maximize every inch of suitcase space …

Wines to Go Well With Thanksgiving Dinner

The gastronomic challenge to find wines that will go with the wide array of flavors--from sweet potatoes with marshmallows to cranberry sauce, from Brussels sprouts to well-seasoned, herb-inflected stuffing and marshmallows--makes choosing bottles for Thanksgiving daunting. Especially since one's …

Sweet Potatoes

Bacon And Sausages Do Cause Cancer, Says World Health Organisation

Processed meats are now classed as a carcinogen.<p>Dr Ian Johnson, a nutrition researcher at the Institute of Food Research, said in a briefing given to the Science Media Centre that "the classification reflects the strength of the evidence for an effect", not how big that effect is. "The effect is …

Processed Meat

Butter Sushi Is a Thing Now

A sushi restaurant in Osaka, Japan is serving <b>butter sushi</b> — and it's a hit. RocketNews24 writes that the restaurant, Jinen, recently began offering a special called unagi butter sushi, and it's become something of an overnight sensation.<p>Each piece of sushi is composed of a small mound of sushi rice …

Bulgari Helps Restore The Spanish Steps

The luxury jeweler gives back to the city of Rome. See all the photos from their star-studded anniversary weekend here.<p>In celebration of Bulgari's 130th anniversary, CEO Jean-Christophe Babin announced that the house is contributing 1.5 million euros to the restoration of the Spanish Steps. The …

What to Do in Rome, Italy | 36 Hours Travel Videos | The New York Times

Rome

The Masterpiece That Is Tuscany

Discovering Italy’s Car Culture

In and around the countryside of Modena, Robert Levine hits the autostrada for a closer look inside Italy’s car culture.<p>As I drive my tiny rental car …

Enchanting Florence

City Halls

The Most Beautiful Coastal Towns in Italy

We pulled together a list of the prettiest towns on the Italian coast. From Manarola to Ravella, these hamlets of beauty will have you trading the hustle and bustle of big cities Rome, Milan, and Florence, for coastal charm—and relative quiet. La dolce vita, indeed. This post was originally …

A Cave with a View

Matera, once seen as uncivilized, is now prized for its ancient ways.<p>Take any road in Italy, look up, and you’ll see a lovely hilltop town: a campanile, a castello, a few newer buildings spilling down the slope, as if expelled for the crime of ugliness. But even amid this bounty there is something …

Luxury travel guide Italian Lakes, Italy | CN Traveller

Lakes & Mountains<p>Lake Como: Italy's greatest lake<p>Fashion<p>What to wear in the Italian Lakes<p>Road Trips<p>Stunning photos of a road trip from Monte Carlo to …