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How to stop procrastinating instantly - 3 easy techniques

The following 3 techniques are <i>extremely</i> powerful and work instantly. I’ve been developing and refining them over the years – they are based on solid …

LEGO Car Has LEGO Engine, Actually Drives

"The Super Awesome Micro Project", as this has become known, is not a special effect. That really is a life-size car made out of LEGO, and it really …

How to Use Fresh Herbs, from Chervil and Chives to Mint and Tarragon

From chervil and chives to tarragon and mint, a primer on the most flavorful little leaves you'll eat all summer<p>Come summer, when mint takes over the garden and basil is piled high at farmers' markets, fresh herbs are more than a garnish, they're the star of many of our meals. They add dimension to …

Gardening

One Ingredient, Many Ways: Basil

Credit: Helen Rosner<p>SWEET<p><b>Basil Gelato</b><br>Sweets like a creamy gelato bring out basil's floral notes.<p><b>Food 52: Wild Berry Basil Panna Cotta</b><br>This creamy, …

Italian Food

Cooking App Picks the Perfect Spices for Your Meal

Do you have a cupboard full of spices but no clue what to use them for? Hold the salt and pepper. A cooking app inspired by a Cincinnati grandmother …

Spice Hunting: 5 Tips to Brewing a Better Mulled Cider

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>It became fall in the Northeast this week, and I didn't have to think twice before setting some squash to roast and breaking out the Crock-Pot for some mulled cider. The aroma of apple and spice is torture for my neighbors, but when dinner guests come by, they …

11 Super Herbs and Spices for Your Health

There’s a reason explorers traveled thousands of miles and crossed oceans for herbs and spices. Besides making cuisine more delectable, they’ve been long used to promote health and cure disease.<p>We’ve already covered the super foods you should consider, so this time we’ll take a look at the herbs …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Bill Murray: The ESQ+A

The actor talks about inaccessibility and freedom, commitment and fatherhood. And Wes Anderson. And citrus fruit.<p><i>Published in the June/July 2012 issue</i><p><i>Friday, early evening in the basement of Murray's house in Charleston, South Carolina. Raab got into town around noon.</i><p><b>SCOTT RAAB:</b> Your name came up …

Bill Murray

George Clooney's Rules for Living

No one does the fame thing like Clooney. He floats above it even as he uses it to embellish his influence. He understands his place in the pantheon even as he remains hidden from the inquisitive lens. He's the master.<p><b>You must love him.</b><p>For one thing, he's lovable, professionally so. For another, he …

Brad Pitt

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'Wheat is no good. Poppies are gold': After record opium crop, Afghan farmers rush to replant fields

The seeds flew from his hands into the soil. Wrapped in a woollen shawl against the cold, Khan Bacha sowed his fields with the only crop he says …

Justin Trudeau is un-smart like me

What if Trudeau’s China gaffe wasn’t a gaffe at all, but a genius political strategy?<p>Justin Trudeau’s recent musings of admiration for China’s …

Ten words to cut from your writing

As Mark Twain famously wrote, "I didn't have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead." His point? Strong writing is lean writing.<p>When you want to make your writing more powerful, cut out words you don't need--such as the 10 included in this post:<p><b>1. Just:</b> The word "just" is a …

This Video Will Actually Give You Mild Hallucinations

Remember those magic-eye tests? Or those optical illusions that just don't quite seem to work? Well here's a trippy little video created by the team …

Mum Turns Baby's Naptime Into A Magical Adventure!

What you're about to see, is the fantastic result of a sleeping baby, lots of bedding and one very very creative Mummy called Sioin Queenie …

Vintage Adverts Featuring Demonic Children & Evil Teens

Whether by choice or design, the following collection of vintage adverts from The Advertising Archives come complete with numerous demonic looking …

7 Facts About Mucus, Phlegm And Boogers

What's the difference between boogers and broccoli? Kids don't eat broccoli!<p>Mucus, phlegm, snot, and of course boogers, or boogies, have become the …

What Lies Beneath

Deep below the streets of New York City lie its vital organs—a water system, subways, railroads, tunnels, sewers, drains, and power and cable lines—in a vast, three-dimensional tangle. Penetrating this centuries-old underworld of caverns, squatters, and unmarked doors, William Langewiesche follows …

The 10 Salad Dressings to Know

Without dressing, salad would be extremely dry (and boring). Having a repertoire of dressings on hand can save your leafy greens and give them a bit of personality. Here are the 10 essential salad dressings to know -- just add lettuce.<p>More from Food52<p>• 9 Summer Salads<p>• Quinoa and Vegetable Chorizo …

Food

Curry Recipes For That Bottle On Your Spice Rack (PHOTOS)

When it comes to Indian recipes, there is one spice mixture that reigns supreme: curry. It may be best-know for its use in varieties of its namesake dish, but there are many more ways to sneak this powder into your homemade foods.<p>In fact, the best part about curry may be its versatility -- not only …

How Short Ribs Make You A Better Cook

If you're looking for a restaurant-quality meal you can make with ease in your own kitchen, short ribs are the answer. This flavorful cut of meat slowly cooks down into a dish so tender you could eat it with a spoon. (Bonus: for a meal with so much flavor, short ribs are perfectly affordable, too.) …

7 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Making Beef Stew

From using the wrong cut of beef to overthickening the stew, the most common ways home cooks ruin beef stew<p>It's stew season! We've been taking advantage of the chill in the air, and making warm, cozy dishes like chili, posole, and chicken stew for dinner. But there's one stew to rule them all: beef …

Cooking

Got the Munchies? Sate Your Hunger with These 20 Recipes

A majority of Americans favor legalizing marijuana—so we've collected 20 recipes to help pot smokers deal with the munchies<p>For the first time ever, a national poll has shown that a majority of Americans—58 percent, in fact—favor the legalization of marijuana. Which means that, if the rest of the …

Cooking

Roasted Garlic & Rosemary Pumpkin Hummus

I’ve been thinking about a few things. First of all,…<p>Remember when I told you I went to the beach?…<p>This post is about eggs and kale too, but …

Sandwiches

Discover The Best Spice Blend For Vegetables | Men's Health

Chef Danny Trace works at Brennan’s of Houston, where he’s developed a signature spice blend he swears makes any vegetable a carnivore’s craving. It’s a Creole-inspired mixture that packs some serious heat and a backbone of barbecue spices. Thyme and oregano tag team with the flavors of fresh …

Better Than Big Pharma: 5 Herbs You Can't Do Without

Can’t sleep? Try lemon balm. Suffer from anxiety? Lemon balm. Want to boost your immune system? Lemon balm. Cold sore? Lemon balm. And this …

Chris Rock: The ESQ+A

A conversation about LeBron, Obama, the Tea Party, the Oscars, Eddie Murphy, his new play, and fear<p><i>Originally published in the March 2011 issue</i><p><i>Nick & Toni's Café, Upper West Side, lunch, December 3, 2010.</i><p><b>SCOTT RAAB:</b> <i>Is that your iPad?</i><p><b>CHRIS ROCK:</b> Why would you go anyplace without your iPad? This is …

Comedy