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An Unusual Pickle to Make Now (& Eat All Fall)

I can never manage to wait long enough for pears to ripen. It's not that I <i>enjoy</i> eating rock-hard pears, or that I'm saving the experience of eating a juicy, aromatic, sticky-cheeked Anjou for some particularly glorious fall afternoon. No, I'm just impatient.<p>According to recipe developer and food …

Science Explains Why Stinky Cheese Tastes So Good

I love some good stinky cheese. Stinky cheese can often carry a pungency so strong that consuming it takes on a perverse appeal. I realize this affection can be difficult to rationalize for skeptics.<p>Ask different people how they feel about certain stinky cheeses and you’ll see a wide array of …

Quirky font magically adjusts to what you're writing

With its geometric angles and art-deco aesthetic, Futuracha has become one of the most popular free fonts used by designers all over the world. …


10 top tips to improve your sketching skills

When you are trying to master the art of how to draw and sketch, there are many things to bare in mind. In 3dtotal Publishing’s latest book, 'Masters …

1951 ... doll-o-matic!

... Hot Dogs now with amphetamines!

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

1955 ... call the SWAT team!

... kitchen waste!

1963 ... 'The Man with the X-Ray Eyes"

1952 ... a body on the bench!

Thai-Style Beef With Basil and Chilies (Phat Bai Horapha) Recipe

<i>Phat ka-phrao</i> is a ubiquitous street dish in Thailand, where cooks wielding woks will rapidly stir-fry sliced or minced meat flavored with garlic, shallots, fish sauce, and fiery Thai bird chilies, finish it off with a big handful of holy basil, and serve it with rice and perhaps a fried egg on …

1907 ... The Belmont Boys!

This Week's Best Long Reads, From Boozy Taco Bell to Ethical Coffee

<b>A Visit To The World's First Boozy Taco Bell</b><br>NPR<p>It's a slushie, supersweet with a vaguely Mountain-Dew-like flavor — exactly the daiquiri you'd make if you were 8 years old and given the chance to bartend.<p><b>Why Everything Is Bad for You</b><br>New York Times<p>Like those federal agents who brought down Al Capone …

What is dry aging? Truths, myths and facts about aging beef.

Does the idea of being served ‘old’ beef gross you out? Well it shouldn’t, because it’s actually a good thing. Here’s everything you need to know …


1939 ... ruby-ectomey!

Articles about tiny backyard studio seattle filled midcentury finds on Dwell.com - Dwell

A petite outbuilding is exactly what a couple needed for their Seattle property.<p>With an extensive renovation, a 1960 Albert Frey hotel gets an age-appropriate facelift with lots of vintage appeal.<p>In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and their equally enterprising children use reclaimed …


1955 ... wrong water-show!

DiResta's Cut: Massive Dovetail-Joined Bench

Watch, listen and learn as master maker Jimmy DiResta walks and talks you through a furniture build<p>Most of you have seen a Jimmy DiResta video by …

Thai Jicama Salad

To be more accurate in terms of tradition, this salad would typically use green papaya. Unfortunately it’s a lot more difficult to find than I …


First tattoo in a month! Feels good to be working again after a much needed vacation. Done today at @martlettattoo

1947 ... puppy prints!

1932 ... designed for the Darwin factor!

#tattoo by @aaron_hingston #tattoos #tattooart #tradition #traditional


Tiger tamer on Sein thanks man :)

Chicken Korma

In my new office here in Pensacola Florida, we have an interesting combination of Navy families. Two of my co-workers have spouses they met while …