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34 Wonderful Products For People Who Hate Clutter

Nobody ever said "I regret organizing my house."<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

14 of your most embarrassing questions about wine answered with science

You're in a liquor or grocery store, trying to pick out wine with a group of friends when, inevitably, some unexpected member offers up their expert opinion.<p>Truth be told, there's a whole lot of science behind wine. Genetics, chemistry, microbiology, and even psychology all play a role in …

10 things you probably didn't know about sake

While navigating an extensive beer and wine list can be a breeze, the ins and outs of sake still remain a mystery. To help you get savvy, <i>DuJour</i> sat down with three sake sommeliers—Cherry Izakaya's Chris Johnson, Tocqueville's Roger Dagorn (a.k.a. the "sake samurai") and The House of Gekkeikan's …

12 Plants That Naturally Remove Toxins and Purify Your Air

<b><br>1) Aloe</b> - It's one of the best plants to keep in every bedroom. It absorbs benzene, formaldehyde and carbon monoxide. The gel from aloe vera has been …

The Right Way To Pack A Suitcase

Packing well is an art: Frequent travelers know how to pack as little as possible while still toting everything they'll need.<p>We recently published a post on the best hacks for packing a suitcase. Since it's easier to visualize the suitcase, we've created an infographic that shows exactly where each …

21 Recipes We're Bookmarking Just for the Marinades

These recipes all have one thing in common: Awesome, versatile mariandes.<p>These recipes are perfect as-is—but we'll be honest: Most of the time, we just use them for the versatile, crazy-flavorful marinades.

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How to make the perfect beef pho

This Vietnamese noodle soup is a warming dish, perfect for winter. And while there is contention over its pronunciation, consensus dictates that the beef bones be cooked low and slow – but for how long? And what meat should you serve with it?<p>The first thing you need to know about pho is that it …

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The Science Behind This Mesmerizing Color-Changing Tea

Wooooooahhhh.<p>Brewing a cup of butterfly pea flower tea, made from a Southeast Asian flower, is like seeing a glow stick turn from a boring translucent-gray tube into a glimmering neon cylinder for the first time. Just add water and it's a deep midnight-cobalt blue. Squeeze in lemon, and it …

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12 up-and-coming New York City restaurants you need to try right now

Luckily, Foursquare, the city guide app for discovering new places, has taken all of the guesswork out of choosing the most in-demand new restaurants in town.<p>They recently launched a feature called "Trending This Week," which ranks the food and drink establishments that are generating the most …

Dim Sum Recipes

Dim sum, a distinctly active and fun style of Chinese dining, is a Cantonese tradition. It began in small roadside teahouses, which served simple …

Sunday #FoodPorn: Dozens of Oysters

In France, few New Year’s celebrations are complete without oysters. Chewy, briny mollusks, they are often served on the half shell, like the one that supported Aphrodite, the myths say, as she rose from the sea to give birth to Eros. A good source of minerals, oysters are rumored to increase one’s …

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28 Tropical Fruit Recipes that are (Almost) as Good as the Beach

So you can't hop a flight to the Caribbean. At least you can pretend with these recipes for mangoes, pineapples, papayas, and more.<p>Pineapples! Papayas! Mangoes! Lychee! These juicy, sweet-as-candy fruits make us wish we were soaking up rays on the beach. BRB, booking a plane ticket…

Restaurants have 6 menu tricks to get you to spend more money

Restaurant consultant Aaron D. Allen broke down exactly how restaurants try to influence decision making using menu design in a recent LinkedIn post. Allen reveals that nothing on a well-produced menu is random. Instead, everything from colors to the material on which the menu is printed …

Vancouver dining trends in 2015: The good, the bad and the annoying

Kaisen Tomato Ramen at Gyoza Bar.<p><b>The bad: dumbing-down Asian</b><p>Vancouver was ahead of the Asian-hipster curve long before David Chang built his Momofuku empire on bacon-fortified ramen. Be it ramen, sushi or Cambodian butter beef, Vancouver’s Asian flavours were, more often than not, clean, balanced …

4 Healthy Kitchen-Staple Swaps From New York City’s Bone-Broth King

Marco Canora swears like a sailor, but drop the word <i>healthy</i> and he’ll tell you to mind your language. The chef, whose buttery gnocchi were once described by a <i>New York Times</i> reviewer as “eye-rolling pleasure bombs,” would rather be associated with the term <i>real food</i>.<p>“When you say ‘healthy’, it …

These 16 Weddings Are Some of the Most Gorgeous That Happened in 2015

Lots of gorgeous weddings cross our screens throughout the year, but when we wanted a sampling of some of the <b>most</b> gorgeous from the past 365 days, we asked for some help from our friends at Carats & Cake, our favorite source for tracking down vendors—and a veritable treasure trove of breathtaking …

Fintech sector rocked as LoanDepot pulls IPO, LendingClub falls below IPO price

Is the financial technology sector already falling out of favor?<p>It has certainly had a bruising week. LendingClub Corp.’s shares have fallen back …

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15 apps every foodie must have on their phone

There's more to being a foodie than simply snapping beautiful photographs of your dinner.<p>In fact, one could argue being a foodie is a life-long …

Fall Survival Guide 101: How to Wash Your Sweaters at Home

Once the temperatures dip, fall brings many things: changes in leaves, pumpkin spice everything, and our favorite ... sweater weather. There is …

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7 Ways Technology Is Revolutionizing the Restaurant Industry

<i>We’re thrilled to be a part of the TechTable Summit taking place in New York this week to discuss how technology is transforming the hospitality</i> …

How to Add Your Restaurant Menu to Facebook

Learn how to add your restaurant menu to your Facebook business page to get more customers from social in this quick video.

Forget selfies! The latest holiday accessory is a professional photographer

Photograph: El Camino Travel<p>Style files … More people than ever are documenting their holidays on sites such as Instagram and Facebook.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/26/1440598948322/751aaf05-b3b7-459d-ab5b-8cfef22d2934-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: El Camino Travel<p>…

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The Small Business Guide to Creating a Perfect Logo

Your logo is not just a picture; it's your brand's identity. Used in virtually all marketing materials, from your website and business cards to advertisements and social media, it plays a prominent role not only in people remembering your brand, but how they perceive the value of it.<p>If you want to …

Here's How To Make The Perfect Homemade Salad Dressing

Let's be honest here, the only thing many of us really care about when it comes to salad is the dressing. That's where all the flavor is, and that's what makes a salad memorable. Heck, that's often what makes salads edible.<p>But if you don't make your own dressings, you're stuck with the store-bought …

The Best Japanese Pork and Cabbage Dumplings (Gyoza) Recipe

Japanese-style gyoza are related to their Chinese counterparts but tend to be more subtle in flavor, stuffed with juicy pork and cabbage lightly seasoned with garlic, scallions, ginger, white pepper, salt, and sugar. The key to cooking them is a three-stage crisp-steam-crisp process.<p><b>Why this recipe</b> …

5 Ways to Save on a Trip to Paris

The City of Light is more affordable than you think<p>Piles of pastel <i>macaron</i> at Laduree. The steep steps of Montmartre. Masterworks at the Louvre. A …

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