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7 Surprising Things You Can Do with Cream of Tartar

Many of us have cream of tartar in our cabinets, an infrequently used ingredient for baking that we break out about twice a year. I always just …

Chemistry

3 Days in Paris: The Ultimate Paris Itinerary

Shares 207<p>So, you’re planning a trip to Paris? Welcome to one of our favorite cities. With 3 days in Paris, you have enough time to take in the view …

France

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Literature

American parks you’ll need to win a lottery to visit

The odds of winning $1 on certain scratch tickets are just over 10%. The odds of winning a permit to visit Coyote Buttes North, home of the famous Wave? About 4% during peak season.<p>In order to keep certain parts of America’s park system from getting overrun with visitors, some parks have instituted …

National Parks

How to Find New Music You'll Actually Like

Some people can dig up great music like magic, or have friends inside the industry who keep them updated. Some people are contented with their weekly …

Soundtracks

Over 450 full-text art books by The Metropolitan Museum of Art available to download and read online for free.

<b>American Kasten: The Dutch-Style Cupboards of New York and New Jersey, 1650–1800</b> <br>Kenny, Peter M., Frances Gruber Safford, and Gilbert T. Vincent …

Museums

Stream a 144-Hour Discography of Classic Jazz Recordings from Blue Note Records: Miles Davis, Art Blakey, John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman & More

There have been many influential jazz record labels throughout the previous century and into the current one, but there is no more recognizable label …

Blue Note

The Only Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe You'll Need For the Rest of Your Life

Australians are on a constant search for the perfect chocolate chip cookie — one that is dense and chewy on the inside while crisp on the outside. …

Dessert

12 Great Beaches Where You Can Pitch a Tent or Park an RV

Bahia Honda State Park, Florida<p>If you’re heading down to Key West, at mile marker 36.8 you’ll find Bahia Honda Island. The entire island is one of …

RVs

Antidepressants found in fish brains in Great Lakes region

A rock bass. Researchers have detected build-ups of human antidepressants in the brains of this fish species, among others, in the Niagara River, …

Great Lakes

These apps will help you make the most out of your Apple TV

The Apple TV may not have topped our list of the best streaming boxes you can buy, but it’s still a great product, especially if you’re all-in on the …

Smart TV

Bottled water from major brands like Aquafina, Nestle, and Dasani has been found to contain tiny plastic particles that you're drinking

When you drink from a plastic bottle of fresh H20, you're sipping more than just water.<p>A new report from Orb Media reveals how major bottled water brands, including Aquafina, Dasani, Nestle and Evian all have tens, hundreds, and in some cases, thousands of microplastic particles floating in their …

Pollution

You can now access 400,000 free high-res images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

A year ago, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art embarked on an ambitious project to give everyone free access to images in its collection. Using the Creative Commons zero license (CC0), the third most visited museum in the world has essentially turned over a trove of high resolution images to any …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Jimi Hendrix’s Previously Unreleased Cover Of Muddy Waters’ Classic ‘Mannish Boy’ Is A Psychedelic Wonder

Though Jimi Hendrix only got 27 years on this Earth to create music, and only really spent four of them in the studio cooking up new compositions and freaky covers, he managed to pack a lifetime’s worth of material into that short space of time. On March 9th, the guitarist’s estate plans on …

Rijksmuseum Digitizes 600,000+ Works of Art, Making Masterpieces Available Online

This holiday season we’ve seen many museums and galleries around the world increase their generous offerings of digitized art. Museums that have joined the digital world include The National Gallery, Tate Modern, and The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), to name just a few. Now with over …

Museums

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

14 Epic Fantasy Series You Need To Read That Aren't 'A Song Of Ice And Fire'

Look, I love <i>Game of Thrones</i> as much as the next nerd<i>.</i> I am all about dragons, zombies, and dragon-zombies. But A Song of Ice and Fire is not the <i>only</i> …

10+ YouTube Channels to Learn How to Draw for Free

As one of the most basics skills of any artist, drawing is an essential part of the creative process. Centuries later, we still remain fascinated by the sketches in Leonardo's notebooks and Picasso's poetic line art, each for their respective ability to show us the purest form of an artist's skill. …

Our Favorite Family Dinner Recipes of 2017

Delicious reasons to gather around the table.<p>While the memories we make around the dinner table have more to do with spending time together than …

Cooking

Influence: The 4-Step Process for Selling Anything to Anyone

People only buy when they trust the person selling.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Influence is described as <i>"the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something."</i> However as subtle as some forms of influence might seem as …

Selling

250+ Free Art Books You Can Get on Getty Museum’s Virtual Library

The Getty Museum has been a leader in championing free online art resources for years, in order to stimulate new research and educate the public about its collection. Aside from the thousands of images from the Getty Museum available online, did you know that Getty Publications has their own …

Listen to Rolling Stone’s “500 Greatest Songs of All Time” in One Streamable Playlist

Whatever value one places in “best of” or “greatest” lists, it’s hard to deny they can be virtuoso exercises in critical concision. When running …

7 Things I’ve Learned From Making Pizza Every Sunday

I made all the mistakes so you don’t have to.<p><b>Fresh Dough Will Always Make a Better Crust Than Frozen</b><p>While nothing beats a homemade crust (we made it …

15+ Online Art Classes to Take Your Creativity to New Heights This Week

In our increasingly connected and busy world, it’s important to carve out some time for yourself. One easy to do this is by learning something new. It’s not only good for brain health, but you can engage with the world in ways you didn’t expect. Creative online classes offer ways to try out a …

Sketching

194 Photo Editing Tools and Apps You Should Know

Hello, photographers. Here’s a giant list of 194 photo editing tools and apps you can use in your photography.<p>I started this research for my project …

How to: Make a Simple Wooden Smartphone Speaker

Happy Monday, ManMakers! Today, I'm super excited to share an exclusive project with you. It's an excerpt from the new book <b>Build Stuff with Wood</b>, …

Woodworking

Wood Router Basics

Shape it, cut it, decorate it, dado it. All with an everyday wood router.<p>Clamp the board down and move the router in a counterclockwise direction …

Woodworking

15+ Online Art Classes to Take Your Creativity to New Heights This Week

Learning a new skill is easier than you think. While sitting in a classroom might seem like the only option, online classes are now more popular than ever. Art, photography, and design courses are all at your fingertips with sites like Craftsy and CreativeLive. Plus, they're taught by people at the …

Photography