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Popeyes-Style Buttermilk Biscuits From 'Fried & True'

Wylie Dufresne, celebrated mad-scientist chef of NYC's WD-50, has a thing for Popeyes fried chicken. So much of a thing that he reportedly served it at his wedding. So for Lee Brian Schrager's cookbook, <i>Fried & True: More than 50 Recipes for America's Best Fried Chicken and Sides,</i> Dufresne was given …

The Food Lab's Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

For me, as a kid growing up in New York, fried chicken came from one place, and one place only: those grease-stained cardboard buckets peddled by the Colonel himself. But times have changed, and as is often the case, revisiting those fond childhood memories results only in disappointment and …

Use The Force (and an Apple Watch) to fly this drone

A team of researchers in Taiwan have managed to turn an Apple Watch into a sensor that can be used to control a drone using only hand gestures, reports Reuters.<p>PVD+, a team of technologists and engineers worked with National Chung Hsing University to develop a programming language they called Dong, …

Drones

The 10 Hottest Vampire Movies of All Time (NSFW)

Sex has always been an undercurrent in vampire movies. When Christopher Lee (as Dracula) chowed down on a new victim on screen there was always a hint of orgasmic pleasure. And when censorship relaxed, filmmakers exploited the breasts and blood angle with wicked abandon. Here are ten sexy, fanged, …

9 Ways to Stuff a Chicken Breast

Stuffing chicken breasts with your favorite ingredients is a fantastic and easy way to upgrade the weeknight dinner staple. From goat cheese to …

Chef Marcus Samuelsson's Harlem-Approved Fried Chicken

"Ripping fried chicken and dipping it in a really great hot sauce makes me think, okay, I’m home."<p><i>What's in your refrigerator at any given time says a lot about you. In this series, GQ reached out to famous chefs with a deceptively simple, if revealing, question: What do you cook when you're by</i> …

Hazy crazy days: with dad in Amsterdam’s coffee shops

Our writer’s father has MS, and cannabis helps with the symptoms. But that’s not the only reason for the pair’s jaunt to Amsterdam: he just loves to get high<p>‘Listen, I don’t want to do any of that cultural stuff,” my dad, John, said, as we planned our trip to Amsterdam, “I just want to get …

European Travel

The Mountain Climber

<i>Courtesy Vanessa O’Brien</i><p>Vanessa O’Brien traveled to Pakistan to climb K-2, but found herself in a far more welcoming place than she had imagined.<p>When …

Mountaineering

Worried About Money? Here's How to Stress Less

Eyeball-deep in debt and on the verge of disaster, all Beatty (not his real name) could think about was money. “It was eating me alive. As far as …

15 Fall 2015 TV shows to watch

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's that time of the year again.<p>New fall shows are coming, and there will be familiar faces and plot lines that make you say "This reminds me of..." We present to you the 15 shows you probably want to check out for Fall 2015 TV season.<p>"Narcos" (Netflix)<p>Pablo Escobar and the Medellin Cartel …

TV

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Jon Krakauer Says Climbing Mount Everest Was The 'Biggest Mistake' Of His Life

Author Jon Krakauer, who chronicled the 1996 disaster on Mount Everest in his bestselling book <i>Into Thin Air</i>, told HuffPost Live on Thursday that he deeply regrets ever embarking on climbing the mountain.<p>"Climbing Mount Everest was the biggest mistake I've ever made in my life. I wish I'd never …

How to check if your Mac's songs are uploaded, matched, purchased, or Apple Music DRM-laden

Not sure if your iCloud Music Library songs are uploaded, matched, purchased, or DRM-laden? Here's how to check.<p>Depending on whether you've …

7 Grilled Chicken Recipes That Will Make You a Grill Master

<i>Summer is the season of sun, fun, and cracking open a few beers. It’s also the season for firing up the grill as often as possible. In honor of our</i> …

Recipes
Chili Powder

Get in the Right State of Mind for Any Negotiation

Photo by Andrew Nguyen<p>Steve Jobs and Bill Gates had a prickly relationship. On the one hand, their two companies did significant business with each other. (Microsoft actually wrote software for some Apple devices.) But the two men also were rivals, both in the marketplace and in the public …

How to Change Your Beliefs and Stick to Your Goals for Good

In one of my very first articles, I discussed a concept called identity-based habits.<p>The basic idea is that the beliefs you have about yourself can drive your long-term behavior. Maybe you can trick yourself into going to the gym or eating healthy once or twice, but if you don't shift your …

Simple '4-7-8' breathing trick can induce sleep in 60 seconds

A deep breathing trick can make insomniacs drop off to sleep in under one minute, a health expert has claimed.<p>The method involves making a loud whooshing noise with the mouth then holding the breath in stages.<p>Called the ‘4-7-8’ method, it has been pioneered by the US sleep expert Dr Andrew Weil who …

Sleep

How to Change Your Life in Just One Day

Imagine that with just one wave of a magic wand you could turn your entire life around. Well, you my dear, hold the power to use that wand at any …

Happiness

10 Acting Legends Ruined By Their Alcoholism

Though we loved them onscreen, their lives offscreen were quite the mess. Whether out of habit, for fun, or out of despair, these actors and …

Skillet-Fried Chicken

This easy recipe for Southern fried chicken is the only one you'll ever need. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons kosher salt, divided<p>2 teaspoons plus 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper<p>1 1/2 teaspoons paprika<p>3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper<p>1/2 …

Cast Iron Skillet

Easy Healthier Crockpot Butter Chicken

You guys are going to LOVE this Crockpot Butter Chicken!<p>This easy healthier Crockpot Butter Chicken is so delicious! It’s so easy to make, it’s kind …

Cooking

Lamb-Bacon Burgers with Spicy Aioli

At Rioja, in Denver, half of the bacon is replaced with ground fatback, a step that makes this excellent burger even better.<p>Ingredients<p>aioli<p>1 large egg yolk*<p>2 teaspoons Dijon mustard<p>½ cup vegetable oil<p>1 canned chipotle chile in adobo, finely chopped<p>1 garlic clove, finely grated<p>2 teaspoons finely …

Dijon Mustard

18 Mood Boosters to Feel and Live Better

All it takes is 5 minutes (or less) to boost your mood and change your life<p><b>Sit in Silence</b><br>Sit in silence and count backward from 300. That's a 5-minute chunk of life gone to the gods, buddy. Do you miss it? Good. Now you see that killing time is a subtle form of suicide.<p><b>Get Your Car Washed</b><br>Hey, see …

10 Simple Qualities That Can Help You Achieve Professional Success and Satisfaction in Life

Psychologist, Author, Speaker<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The two biggest things people search for are simple: the desire to be happy and the desire to feel satisfied with life. To attain these goals and to achieve great satisfaction and personal satisfaction in your …

Self-improvement