Nick Nguyen

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A Slow Cooker For A Generation Raised On The Food Network

The crock pot, a fixture of American cooking since the 1950s, gets an upgrade for today’s culinary tastes.<p>Before sous vide machines migrated from fine dining to domestic domains, before Keurigs and “The Keurig of Xs” began cluttering countertops, and before we started pulverizing food into a …

25 Gorgeous Indoor Water Fountains as Home Decor

This gallery feature gorgeous indoor water fountains and waterfalls that can enhance any room in the house. They offer the tranquility of the soft …

Interior Design

'Your mental health will fluctuate throughout your life, because you are human'

Mental health has been in the headlines consistently now for about six months, and that’s fantastic. There is no such thing as too much …

Mental Health

Forza Horizon 3 – the mission to create the world's most beautiful racing game

The driving series hits Australia, bringing 350 new cars to a map twice the size of Forza Horizon 2. But to understand its technical ambition, you’ve got to look up<p>At the E3 games conference two years ago, the creative director of Forza Horizon, Ralph Fulton, was trying to communicate the visual …

Forza Horizon

10 Timeless Habits That Will Change Your Life Right Now

Use these as a template for living an awesome life. The first step is to get intentional about one of them. Then the rest will follow.<p>I've had many low points in life, the lowest stemming from a divorce that led to months of recovery from depression and anxiety.<p>It was also the best thing that ever …

Design Cues to Borrow From Some Sharp Airbnbs

One of the great benefits of staying in an Airbnb over a hotel is the unique and personal interior design with which you can surround yourself. And …

Interior Design

The top 25 cities for the future

By 2050, approximately two-thirds of the world's population will live in cities, up from just over half right now.<p>That demographic shift means that it's especially important for urban centers to start preparing for the future through infrastructure improvements, technological innovation, …

Japan’s UltraSmall Houses Photos

In Japanese cities, the average house is 1,075 square feet. That makes sense when you consider that the country has a landmass smaller than Montana but a population that puts it at number 11 worldwide. Creativity abounds despite such constraints, notes Naomi Pollack in Jutaku: Japanese Houses …

The scientific secrets to cooking a perfect American breakfast

I am not an outstanding cook, but I can make a decent meal, which is my birth right as an Italian.<p>So you can imagine my shock when I discovered that my lunch and dinner skills were passable, but my breakfast game was really weak. And worse, <i>Americans</i> were much better than Italians at <i>making</i> their …

Breakfast

Home of the Day: Modern elegance in La Cañada Flintridge

Awarded the prestigious Architectural Merit Award by Pasadena Foothill AIA in 2012, this Midcentury Modern-inspired home was built in 2008 by designer Jamie Bush and the team at Osborne Architects. Redwood plank walls and exposed steel beams are among the defining features of the flat-roofed …

Swimming Pools

The way to make a tiramisu even more unforgettable

If it’s hard for you to think of a time when tiramisu wasn’t an ice cream flavor, a standard offering at local pizzerias, and available frozen or ready-made in your supermarket, then your memory doesn’t go back to 1993 and that terrific rom-com “Sleepless in Seattle.” Pre-movie, tiramisu was just …

Dessert

7 Inexpensive Tricks That Made My Home Look Amazing

With four kids, my decorating budget was spread (very) thin.<p>I wanted my home — which has four kids living inside it — to look and feel cozy and aesthetically fabulous, but we couldn't spend tons of money to accomplish or maintain that look. To keep our house looking good, we make financially wise …

Knife Skills Every Home Cook Should Master

No matter how refined your palate may be, a cook who lacks good basic knife skills is a liability in the kitchen. Since we think visual aids are the …

How To Quit Your Job And Follow A Dream: Advice From Four Entrepreneurs Who Are Doing It

Traveling the globe in search of fine wine, exceptional coffee, and hidden beaches inevitably connects me to a vast network of dreamers. There’s the cellar rat chasing grape harvests across hemispheres, the barista traveling through the Antipodes perfecting latte art, and the scuba instructor …

Entrepreneurship

How to Make a Relationship Last: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

Love is wonderful, love is joy, love is the greatest thing in the world… Love is also an enormous pain in the ass. Marriage is hard work.<p>(Older …

How to build the perfect computer without any experience

If you’re reading this site, it’s highly likely that you own a computer, but it’s also very possible that your computer isn’t doing everything you …

Computer Hardware

Greg Jackson's top 10 books to make you a better person

Don’t be put off! Works by WG Sebald, Roberto Bolaño and Wallace Shawn and others can help us to see ourselves more clearly and understand life better<p>“If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life,” wrote Thoreau, …

Books

Gigabyte's ultimate gaming rig for the home racer

Think you've got a sweet setup at home for your PC racing games? Think again, because we can guarantee it's not as good as this.<p>Not all gaming setups are created equal, as Gigabyte is proving here in Taipei at Computex 2016. This racing chair set up includes a VR headset, high-end racing wheel and …

Computer Hardware

11 Ways to Be a Millionaire Before You're 30

What if I told you that you could become a millionaire by the age of 30? Would you tell me that this goal would be possible or impossible?<p>I wouldn’t …

Personal Finance

10 Amazing Small Kitchen Design Ideas: how to make a small space comfortable and spacious.

Attractive, comfortable and functional design small kitchen – a real challenge for the hosts, which requires a lot of ingenuity and inventiveness. …

Interior Design

The NYPD Just Had a School Shooter Drill With Terrorist Drones

Police in the US run active shooter drills all the time. But yesterday the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the New York Police made sure …

Wot I Think: Homefront – The Revolution

<i>The hot potato of gaming, tossed from publisher to publisher, is somehow complete. Homefront: The Revolution [official site] is out today in the US,</i> …

10+ Minimalist Home Door Design Ideas And Inspiration

Homes with a minimalist style to some extent affect its components, is no exception door. To use the door minimalist house minimalist model. …

Interior Design

8 Ways Smart People Act Stupid

It’s good to be smart. After all, intelligent people earn more money, accumulate more wealth, and even live longer. On the surface, being smart looks like easy living. But there’s another side to the story.<p>Intelligent people have a reputation for making dumb mistakes, especially in situations that …

Self-improvement

30 design tools you can't live without

Designers are extremely busy people. Fact.<p>Not only do they have to make time to find inspiration for their next project, manage feedback, attend meetings, and communicate with their clients, they also have to find the time to actually sit down and do the work.<p>Let’s not forget the time and effort …

Graphic Design

Counterfeit Foods, and How to Spot Them

That Parmesan cheese is actually wood, that honey has corn syrup, and the cake is a lie. There’s no guarantee the food you’re buying at the store is …