Linda Huang

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The back roads of Wales’ national parks make for stunning cycling routes. Jack Thurston picks five from his new book Lost Lanes Wales: 36 Glorious Bike, each with a downloadable route and GPX file<p><b>Start</b> Porthmadog<b><br>Finish</b> Harlech (train return)<b><br>Distance</b> 24 miles<b><br>Level</b> Moderate, some big hills<b><br>Maps and</b> …

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Check In to Japan’s Creepy Robot Hotel

Nagasaki’s Henn-na Hotel will feature ten robotic, but startlingly human-like, members of staff. Now scientists are working on them being able to …

Oyakodon (Chicken and Egg Rice Bowl) from 'Japanese Soul Cooking'

Oyakodon is a classic form of Japanese rice bowl dishes called donburi. <i>Oyako</i> means "parent and child," which is represented by chicken and egg. <b>Tadashi Ono</b> and <b>Harris Salat's</b> version in their new cookbook, <i>Japanese Soul Cooking</i>, is at once delicate and comforting. They begin by simmering boneless …

Roots for Dinner

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning,</i> <i>Gabriella Paiella shows us how to</i> <i>make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i></i><p>Root vegetables are often overlooked, or unfairly maligned. …

The Crowd-Pleaser: 11 Exciting Potato Recipes

This one's for all you out there who just don't get mashed potatoes. Sure they have plenty of butter and salt, but where's the <i>crisp?</i> Where's the <i>crunch?</i> Where's the gooey cheese and the bacon and the salt crust?<p>Here, of course! Because even though this holiday is all about the turkey, the …

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Pumpkin Pie Milkshake with Cinnamon Maple Coconut Whipped Cream

5 Links to Read Before Cooking a Turkey

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: It's time to tackle the Thanksgiving turkey.</i><p>There's a lot of fear and anxiety surrounding the bird that occupies the center of the Thanksgiving table. …

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25 Takeout Recipes You Should Know How to Make at Home

From shrimp fried rice to spicy tuna rolls, 16 classic take-out dishes you can make at home<p><b>Nothing beats vegging out on the couch</b> with a carton of fried rice from your local Chinese joint, but you don't have to order in to eat takeout classics. Check out our greatest "takeout" hits, and delete the …

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The Square: Photos of Artist Seokmin Ko Blending Into the World Behind His Mirror

In his photo series <i>The Square</i>, Korean artist Seokmin Ko throws a small glitch into reality. In every photo, someone can be seen holding a mirror that …

How to Care for a Wooden Cutting Board

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: The proper ways to clean and maintain your wooden cutting boards.</i><p>Cleaning and caring for wooden cutting boards -- like sweeping behind a dresser, or …

How I Stay Healthy | Stonesoup

Recently I was chatting to my brother Dom and he asked me ‘when was the last time you were sick?’<p>I had to think about it for a while. And I honestly …

7 Ways To Cut Stress For More Success In Just 15 Minutes

Tense? Stressed? Highstrung? With these quick tips, learn how to regain your workday balance.<p>We take breaks at work whether we’re aware of them or not.<p>Here’s an unconsciously chosen break: clicking away from a report you’re supposed to be writing to read headlines that haven’t changed much since …

How Asking For Favors Can Build Your Relationships

<b>Many give to their network while never asking for anything in return. New research shows that this is a huge mistake.</b><p>Jia Jiang’s time was running out. Five months prior, just days before the birth of his first child, he had convinced his wife to let him invest most of their savings ($25,000) and …

Don’t Send Yet! 9 Email Mistakes You’re Probably Making–And How To Fix Them

Are your emails too long? Too short? Sent to too many people? Or at the wrong time? Learn how to say exactly what you want–without annoying those on the receiving end.<p>Email. The bane of your existence, a tool that seems to define many of your waking hours, a mode of communication invented only two …

Top tips on how to brainstorm

“It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong, than to be always right by having no ideas at all.” – Edward de Bono<p>The importance …

Business news and markets: as it happened - September 12, 2013

Mark Carney has warned that the Bank of England that must be "vigilant" about the two-speed housing recovery in the UK, with "pockets of the country" still seeing no improvement in property prices, as he faced a tough grilling from MPs.<p><b>• Carney gets rough ride from MPs over the economy and guidance</b></b> …

10 Job Interview Tips From A CEO Headhunter

Whether you’re being interviewed to be an intern or a CEO, you’re going to run into a few notoriously tricky questions–here’s a road map of what you’ll be asked, and how to craft impressive answers to even the toughest questions.<p>No two situations are ever exactly the same, but as a general guide, …

Japan: sects and the city

I closed my eyes and breathed deeply. “Picture a circle in front of your eyes,” said the monk. “Now let the circle become a bubble that encloses you.” It wasn’t easy, but then the path to enlightenment rarely is.<p>I was in south-western Japan in the historic holy town of Koyasan, sitting cross-legged …

How to Stop Saying Um | The Art of Manliness

In the pursuit of becoming a better man, becoming well-spoken is a task that should not be overlooked. How you speak is a huge component of the …

Five tips for a perfect exposure

Digital cameras make it incredibly easy to take a photo at the correct exposure. There are several tools in your SLR that remove the guesswork from …

Bright and Inspiring Single Family House in New Jersey by McCoubrey / Overholser

Owning a house nearby the seashore can be a wonderful experience. Hearing the sea’s whisperings, capturing thousands of unique sunsets and waking up …

Living Room Photography: 12 Inspirational Interiors

Jeff Heron has a B.F.A in commercial photography from University of Detroit, MI. His love for architecture and design reflects in his collection of …

Down the road

Wide angle tip<p>Here’s a very simple tip for shooting with a wide angle lens. Advanced people will know this already, so no need to read further! 🙂 …

36 Cool Photography Tuts and Articles That Will Rock Your Week

As another wonderful week passes us by, Toad Hollow Photography has been looking everywhere online for the very best links to tutorials, special …

Incredibly Expressive Owl Photography

Is that little owl yawning or singing? Belgian-based photographer Yves Adams has the answer as he's the one behind the adorable shot. “Little owls are CUTE!,” he states. “They make you laugh with whatever they do! But when they start to yawn, my heart melts! This picture has been taken in Spain, …