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10 Vegetarian Food Hacks that will Change the Way you Eat

Looking to take your cooking game to the next level? Look no further than the following vegetarian food hacks that will keep your food delicious and …

Improving Your Posture | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This week we’re publishing excerpts from FM 21-20, an Army field manual from 1946 that includes the physical training program used by</i> …

Yoga

The Burpee Workout: Get Fit Fast With This Simple Exercise | The Art of Manliness

When I played football in high school, my offensive line coach had an exercise he liked to use on us for punishment. When we were caught screwing …

The NASA Guide To The Best Air-Filtering Houseplants

Because pollution is everywhere, this is the NASA Guide To Air-Filtering Houseplants. Was it actually made by NASA? I'm not sure. Maybe it was just …

Houseplants

Best air-purifying houseplants, according to NASA

NASA recommends one air-purifying plant for every 100 square feet of space<p>While architects are raving about the benefits of plant-covered facades, you don’t need to entirely mask your building with greenery in order to get the same benefits. Starting in the 1980s, NASA scientists began to study the …

Plants

Bring the Outdoors In: 10 Naturally Gorgeous DIY Projects

If you're itching to get outside this summer (seriously, who isn't?), help bridge the time between nature walks by bringing the most beautiful parts …

Miniature

Low-impact Hobbit home only cost US$4,650 to build - Quiet Corner

Simon Dale, with the help of his father in-law, has single-handedly built this low impact Hobbit house in the woodlands of West Wales. The eco-house, …

The 25 best albums of 2016 (so far)

Just six months into 2016, this year has already brought music fans exceptional albums from stalwarts like Beyoncé, Radiohead, and Kanye West, …

Fancy Goat Cheese and Fig Butter Chorizo Stuffed Egg Rolls

A fancy appetizer for your fancy bougie friends.<p>We all have them. Those people in our lives that take just a little extra effort to impress. That's okay though because as adults (or wannabe adults) we know what we like and what we don't and that should be respected... no matter how high or low the …

Breakfast

If Canada Could Sing, It Would Sound Like Gord Downie

Feel good sadness. Nostalgia music. Quintessentially Canadian.<p>That's what the Tragically Hip was to us when we were in high school in the 90s. Gord …

You need to read these books, 21st century environmentalists

Some people travel to better understand the world. Others read to get a better sense of the planet Earth. Author and environmentalist Ken Ilgunas did …

12 Foods With More Vitamin C Than Oranges

Load your plate with these vitamin C-rich eats to build your body's defense against cold and flu

Healthy Eating
Food

Why the discovery of Earth-like planets could spell doom for humanity

On Tuesday (May 10), NASA’s Kepler mission announced that it had nearly doubled the number of exoplanets we’ve discovered. Based on this data, NASA scientists expect there are tens of billions of Earth-like planets just in our own galaxy. That, however, might be really bad news for humanity.<p>Ever …

Universe

Weed Butter: Here's Everything You Need to Know About the Most Fun Way to Get High

Marijuana edibles have long evolved past the tray of random brownies at a house party.<p>Thanks to its legalization, marijuana is slowly shedding its …

Cannabis

21 Excuses to Break Out the Soy Sauce

It adds color, flavor, and a salty umami hit. Is there anything soy sauce can't do?<p>It adds color, flavor, and a salty umami hit. Is there anything soy sauce can't do? We've got 21 ways to find out.

Cooking

45 Beet Recipes for Roasting, Frying and More

There are a lot of ways to prepare beets, whether you opt for fresh, roasted, in a salad or one of the other ways in the great recipes we collected. So go forth and make it happen!<p><b>Beets are there for you</b>, no matter the weather. In the winter, roast them for a hearty meal. In the spring, shave them …

Food

The Hottest Cocktail Bars From Coast to Coast

Los Angeles

10 Superb Shaken Cocktails

In this week’s video from Panna, mixologist extraordinaire Jim Meehan demonstrates theright way to shake a cocktail. Practice your technique with …

Cocktails

3 Braising Tips from Michael Ruhlman

In his new book, Michael Ruhlman offers smart tips that improve upon what is already his favorite way to cook.<p><i>In his new book, Michael Ruhlman offers</i> …

Cooking

The Bare-Bones Cookbook That Southern Cooks Swear By

Chef John Currence says this fantastic cookbook is like "syrup with intellect."<p><i>Getting a chef to pick a favorite cookbook is like asking a parent to</i> …

Neal

Why You Should Put Pork Cracklings in Your Pasta

There’s one dish that legendary Boston chef Lydia Shire has never taken off the menu atScampo: the spaghetti with cracklings and hot pepper.<p>There’s …

Cooking

15 Fabulous Make-Ahead Holiday Recipes

When it comes to holiday entertaining, there's nothing worse than being stressed out and stuck in the kitchen while your guests enjoy the party. The key is to plan a menu that can be made almost entirely ahead of time. All of these dishes can -- and often should -- be made in advance so you can …

Cooking

17 Best-Loved Holiday Cookies and Bars

<b>1. Almond Biscotti</b><p>Inspired by the almond biscotti served at the celebrated Zuni Cafe in San Francisco, these Italian-style cookies are are made by forming a fragrant, almond-studded dough into loaves, partially baking it, slicing it and then baking it again. They are everything you want a good …

Dessert

The Best Lessons from 40 Holiday Cookbooks

From better salad dressings to flakier pie crust, here are tips from the best holiday cookbooks.<p><i>This season’s list of exceptional cookbooks is long</i> …

The Mediterranean Diet for Every Day: 4 Weeks of Recipes & Meal Plans to Lose Weight

• <b>Author:</b> Telamon Press<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p>Experience the amazing benefits of the Mediterranean Diet in just one month.<p>The Mediterranean Diet is certified as one of the healthiest diets by trusted organizations from the American Heart Association to the Mayo Clinic. With a focus on flavorful …

Woolly mammoth 'autopsy' provides flesh and blood samples

A frozen woolly mammoth found with a pool of liquid blood last year in Siberia has undergone the animal version of an autopsy, revealing new …

Paleontology

Minimal cookbook presents Japanese sweet ingredients as colour swatches

Ingredients are displayed like fabric samples to help western readers recreate traditional Japanese sweets with common foods, in this cookbook by …