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More Than Meatballs: IKEA’s First Australian Democratic Design Day

In a first for Swedish flat pack pros IKEA, their world famous Democratic Design Days made an appearance on Australian shores this week, at Sydney’s …

The latest in Products, Culture & Style

In Partnership with Caltex. In the age of digital convenience, some folks lament the fact that we no longer do things the hard way. Yet even those …

How we test – our promise - The Ambient

At The Ambient we’re committed to recommending the best in smart home technology – and that means testing things properly.<p>So we work a little …

Samsung's SmartThings Tracker find your keys and controls your smart home

There's no end of Bluetooth tracking devices out there to choose from, so Samsung is trying to set itself apart with its new SmartThings Tracker. …

Google Home Mini

The 8 best boutique hotels in NYC

While staying in hotels like the St. Regis or a Marriott during your trip to New York City are perfectly fine, there are a <i>ton</i> of businesses that lend …

Boutique Hotels

Bacon Deviled Eggs

Makes 24 Servings<p>Want to take your deviled eggs recipe to the next level? One word: bacon.<p>February 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>12 large eggs<p>3 slices bacon<p>2 tablespoons melted butter (if needed)<p>1/3 cup mayonnaise<p>2 teaspoons Dijon mustard<p>1 heaping tablespoon chopped scallions, plus more scallions, thinly …

Recipes

How the French Do Eggs Benedict

You fancy, huh?<p>Eggs Benedict has a serious identity problem: it's got an English muffin, Canadian bacon, and the decidedly French Hollandaise sauce. That's a whole lotta nationalities for such a little brunch item.<p>But wait a minute, let's run with this French thing... Swap out English muffin for …

Breakfast

Poached Egg Crostone with Wilted Spinach and Bacon

4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup plus 2 tablespoons olive oil<p>2 garlic cloves, peeled, crushed<p>1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme<p>1 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper<p>1<p>1 16-ounce oval-shaped loaf country white sourdough bread<p>1<p>8 thick bacon slices<p>1<p>2 tablespoons minced shallot<p>1 10-ounce bag fresh baby spinach<p>…

Recipes

13 Fermenting Supplies to Buy Online Before You Start Making Kombucha or Whatever

Want to brew kombucha? Make sauerkraut? Become a hot sauce master? Here's what you'll need to get fermenting.<p>If you've been watching our video series It's Alive with Brad, you know that we have a thing for fermented foods—eating and drinking them, as well as experimenting with our own in the Test …

How to Buy the Best Eggs Possible

By Adrienne Rose Johnson<p>What words should you look for to find the best eggs? "Natural" means nothing, and "cage-free" might as well, too.<p>Brown, white, jumbo, organic, free-range, vegetarian-fed, humane, farm-fresh: My grocery store literally has 15 types of eggs. The cheapest dozen cost $3.56 and …

Agriculture

How to Buy Olive Oil: A Beginner's Guide

By Claire Saffitz<p>It's a confusing world out there. Here's how to buy olive oil that you can feel great about, without breaking the bank.<p>I used to buy olive oil the way I bought wine—I’d just choose a bottle from the lower-middle price range that had a cool label. (Sort of how I still choose wine, …

Ayahuasca is the new frontier for 'psychedelic feminism'

In the heart of the Amazon, women travel by boat to the wild town of Iquitos before driving deep into the jungle.<p>Inside thatched huts, the symphony …

I tried a Bullet Journal…and it changed my life

Everybody’s got their primary stress point, and for me, it’s feeling overwhelmed. I’m a student and I work, so I tend to pack my days to the brim—but …

How To Tie The Perfect Windsor Knot In 5 Simple Steps

Named after the Duke of Windsor, tying your tie with the Windsor knot is a sure-fire way of proving you mean business in the boardroom while your tie …

Windsor

The Youngest Self-Made Billionaire on Earth Is Also the Humblest: He Says Luck Is What Made Him Successful

The 27-year-old entrepreneur cofounded a payments company valued at $9.2 billion.<p>John Collison is the youngest self-made billionaire on Earth.<p>The …

The Best Butcher-Block Islands, According to Hyperenthusiastic Amazon Reviewers

<i>Here at the Strategist, we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy, but as much as we’d like to, we can’t try</i> …

These Running Socks Have Thousands of 5-Star Reviews On Amazon—and I'm Obsessed

My super-comfy Balega socks make every run a good one.<p><i>This story originally appeared on</i> Health.com <i>by Sarah Klein.</i><p>One thing I really love about …

Thousands Of People Swear This $28 Device Helped to Improve Their Posture and Reduce Back Pain

<b>* Improve posture with one simple device</b><b><br>* Help reduce different kinds of back pain</b><b><br>* Comfortable enough for all-day wear</b><p>Back pain seems to be the …

Adobada

Adobada is a general term that refers to meat (often pork) that is marinated in a very thick, flavorful, chile-based mixture. When cooked in a hot …

If You Want To Try Yoga, Go To Kauai

Considering how startlingly beautiful the island of Kauai is, one hardly needs another reason to go there apart from its rocky cliffs, southern beaches, multi hued canyons. But starting in May, the luxury resort and club community Kukui’ula started a program, “Living Well Yoga Guru Series,” …

This 30-Minute Yoga Workout Video Is Perfect If You Hate Chaturanga

Sometimes you just feel like skipping the Chaturanga...<p>Sometimes Chaturanga just isn't gonna happen. Maybe your triceps are sore from yesterday's …

Is Your Spine Holding Back Your Performance? Use These 4 Assessments to Find Out

Assessment is a key part of training.<p>As trainers, we need to know our client's body so we don't overwork muscles due to imbalances, compensations, …

Biomechanics

Shibari 101: Hogtie

Here's how to put a few basic shibari ties together so you can hogtie your rope bottom!

The Only Stretch You Need For Better Posture Instantly

<i>Here at mbg, we believe in</i> <i>Mindful Movement</i><i>. In our video series, we’ll break down various moves designed to help you take care of your physical body</i> …

Poses for Your Abs

Most yogis are familiar with their diaphragm in the context of pranayama practice, but core work? Not so much.<p>Incorporate these poses from Nicole …

Yoga Poses That Can Stretch Your Hip Muscles

<i>Contributor: Certified yoga instructor Patti Kopasakis, PT, DPT, SCS, RYT-200</i>Many people do a tremendous amount of sitting throughout the day, often …

Like a masseuse, foam roller can help relieve stress, prevent strain

It's almost like having a personal deep-tissue masseuse, except you are the one who moves around to get the massage. Once you begin using a foam …

Yoga to Ease Low Back Pain

Yoga to Ease Low Back Pain<p>Jess Rose | 15 Minutes<p>BeginnerVinyasa FlowPain reliefStrengthBackMatCalm<p>Log this session Add to favorites<p>Even if you don't …

This Is the Downward Frog Stretch; Perfect for Loosening Up Those Stiff Hips

<b>The hip joint is one of the most important body parts in your pop up,</b> creating the proper surfing stance, and even doing radical turns on a steep …