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How To Cook A Perfect Steak

To cook a perfect steak, start by talking to a guy who’s been grilling and serving them for 35 years. Amiro Cruz worked his way from kitchen assistant to top chef at some of New York’s finest steakhouses. Now he’s the executive chef, aka meat master, behind Wolfgang’s Steakhouse, which has …

BBQ

Keep Learning About Black History With These 23 Vital Books

Black History Month might be ending, but learning about black history never should.<p>The shortest month of the year is coming to a close, and with it, the country’s yearly celebration of Black History Month. The presidential speeches have been declaimed, and the flurry of media inquiry into black …

How to Lay a Flagstone Pathway

Landscaping

How To Prepare And Lay A Base For Pavers - DIY At Bunnings

YouTube

10 exercises that are especially difficult for tall guys

Most of the time, it pays to be tall. Step onto the basketball or tennis court, and you're pretty much guaranteed to have a leg up over everyone else.<p>…

Bowery wall’s newest street art mural goes for neoclassical elegance

Fans of street art take note: A new mural just went up on the wall at Bowery and Houston. The creation of Spanish art duo Pichi & Avo, <i>Urbanmythology</i>, …

Streetwear

29 Disturbing Pictures Of American Life Under Jim Crow

"Let us look at Jim Crow for the criminal he is and what he has done to one life multiplied millions of times over these United States and the world." —Rosa Parks<p>Until the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, what became known vernacularly as "Jim Crow laws" wedged a painful …

Star Wars VS Aliens: Collection Of Explosive Illustrations

The stunning mashup between two cult sagas Star Wars and Aliens has been captured in the colossal series of illustrations crafted by a talented …

Science Fiction

Poet Delivers Powerful Piece On Kanye: 'You Forgot You Black, Boy?'

"You ain't cracked up to what you was supposed to be."<p><i>“Maybe Yeezus was all talk. Jesus never needed Adidas to walk.”</i><p>After Kanye West’s shocking meeting with president-elect Donald Trump on Monday, there’s been a collective loss of interest in trying to reconcile the rapper’s erratic behavior.<p>But …

Dayton, Ohio: The Rise, Fall and Stagnation of a Former Industrial Juggernaut

<i>What Dayton can tell cities about staying competitive in the global economy</i><p>Few people would recognize Dayton, Ohio of 2008 as the industrial …

Urban Design

JonOne Discovers the Beauty of Crowded Cities in His Forthcoming "Crossing Over" Exhibition

To be displayed at Galerie Bartoux in New York City.<p>Hot on the heels of his “Predictably irrational” show in Milan is a new exhibit which JonOne calls “Crossing Over.” This forthcoming solo show is a special one for the Big Apple native since it will be displayed at Galerie Bartoux in New York …

Streetwear

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Data Visualization

The real reason Donald Trump got elected? We have a white extremism problem

The election of Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency on a platform devoted largely to themes of ethnic nationalism and racial and religious intolerance was a wake-up call to those of us who believed our ethnic group was largely benign, but for small pockets of zealotry at the margins.<p>As white …

Photographer creates realistic silhouettes of Star Wars characters using backlit toys

In his breathtaking series Le Cosmos de Star Wars, Parisian freelance photographer and graphic designer Sébastien DEL GROSSO takes photographs of …

Pichi and Avo: Street Art Meets Renaissance

View Gallery<p>Street art and contemporary art can sometimes appear distant from classic aesthetic cannons. Spanish graffiti artists Pichi & Avo are …

Streetwear

The three most lasting impacts of Kevin Garnett's revolutionary career

Nobody changed the NBA over the last 20 years like KG<p>Kevin Garnett officially announced his retirement from the NBA on Friday, and over the next few …

Artist Spends 365 Days Hand-Drawing 365 Movie Quotes

Do you consider yourself a movie geek? Well no matter how much you love movies, chances are you don't love them as much as Ian Simmons does. Why? …

Celebrating New York City's Streetball Culture

A portrait of point guard Jerron Love on June 05, 2015. Jerron and I spent a lot of time together, not only creating por<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Anthony …

9 of the Best Websites to Teach You Art Skills

<b>1. pencilkings.com</b> — Video courses to teach you drawing, painting, and digital art.<p><b>2. ctrlpaint.com</b> — A free learning resource dedicated to the …

They'll Think You Cheated and Hired a Pro If You Use These 5 Painting Hacks

DIY home painting tips give you professional results and a whole lot less hassle.

Hacking

Out of the NBA, Tyrus Thomas back in basketball for all the right reasons

A few years back, as Tyrus Thomas reflected on his past, he realized he didn't have many pictures from his early playing days, happy memories of high school and AAU ball and his lone season at LSU.<p>"I ran from the cameras," Thomas said. "That always has been a part of me. I've been blessed to travel …

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Abstract Art

How to Paint Your House

Painting the inside of a house--or even just one room--can be a DIYer's dream. There's the mixing and matching of new colors; the donning of "paint …

40 Ways to Be a Better Man in 2016

<i>On this day a year ago, we shared this post on ManMade. We're bumping it to the top again to see if there's anything you tried this year that really</i> …

Pink Floyd

Say Goodbye To These Thoughts For Self-Improvement

When you talk to yourself, what do you say? Do you motivate yourself with kind, empowering words like you do when you speak to your loved ones, or …

Ana White | Master Closet from HGTV Saving Alaska - DIY Projects

HANDMADE FROM THIS PLAN >><p>Projects built from this plan. Thank you for submitting brag posts, it's appreciated by all!<p>Handmade by: …

Woodworking