Sean Romano

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So About That Physics-Defying NASA Thruster That Supposedly Works

When NASA scientists think they’ve built something that breaks the laws of physics, do you take them at their word?<p>Folks have been buzzing about an …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s one-pot wonders – recipes

The combination of meat and grain is an ancient tradition. Such one-pot wonders have been simmering away for centuries, not least for reasons of necessity and efficiency: necessity in that the addition of a starch is a way to make meat stretch further; efficiency in that, by cooking everything in a …

Onions

21 Incredible Dishes You Can Make in One Skillet

HONEY GARLIC SHRIMP<p>This sweet and savory dish is low in ingredients and high in bold flavors: a true win-win. Get the recipe HERE.<p>BACON AND MUSHROOM …

Comfort Food

I learned the meditation technique taking over Wall Street and now I get why traders are willing to set aside 40 minutes a day

I was waiting for my first Transcendental Meditation lesson.<p>My teacher Mario Orsatti, a man in his 60s with a penchant for big smiles and unwavering eye contact, took my offering of two apples, a kiwi, and purple irises I'd picked up at a bodega 20 minutes earlier as instructed, and ushered me into …

Chicken Shawarma Fries with Mediterranean Salsa and Garlic Sauce

Chicken Shawarma Fries with Mediterranean Salsa and Garlic Sauce are a party on a platter! Full of delicious, fresh and bold flavors.Greetings, …

French Fries

Gizzi Erskine’s carnitas with pineapple salsa and pickled onions

Slow-cooked pork, braised until the meat is spoonable and insanely delicious.<p>SERVES<p>4<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the carnitas</b><p>1kg boned-out pork shoulder, fat and skin on, cut into large chunks<br>• 3 tsp cooking oil<br>• 500ml fresh white chicken stock<br>• 1 bulb garlic, cut in half horizontally<br>• 2 bay leaves<br>• 2 strips orange rind<br>• 2 …

Onions

Adulting 101: Here's How to Arrange Your Living Room Furniture

When <i>Domino</i> magazine released its first book, <i>The Book of Decorating: A Room-by-Room Guide to Creating a Home That Makes You Happy</i>, in 2008, it …

Home Decorating

Say Cheese: 24 Melty, Gooey, Cheesy Recipes That'll Make You Smile

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I'm always incredibly impressed by the Serious Eats staffers (and readers) who participate in Vegan Month each year, but personally, I just don't know if I could do it. It's not that I'd pine away over the meat, or …

We Asked Tattoo Artists for the Lowdown on Modern Ink

"I hate that it's called a tramp stamp," and other things tattoo artists won't normally tell you.<p>Unless they’re inking Justin Bieber, most tattoo artists will caution clients against face tattoos. But would you guess that many will also deny hand tattoos? Showing a little tatted skin is less taboo …

Thou Shall Not Be An Egg Diva: The 10 Brunch Commandments

<i>For Bon Appétit, by Christina Chaey.</i><p>Credit: Peter Frank Edwards<p>After working brunch service at a super-busy neighborhood restaurant for a year, I can tell you that for every brunch enthusiast who lives for bottomless mimosas and eggs Benedict, there is a service industry worker who <b>dreads Saturday</b> …

The Food Lab: How to Make New York's Finest Sicilian Pizza at Home

You want to show your friends and family that you really love them (or, at the very least, are willing to buy their affection and admiration with pizza)? This is the recipe for you. It's easy, it's insanely delicious, and it feeds a crowd.<p>Take a look at where you're living, and think about what …

The Best Vegan Sandwich You've Ever Tasted

I vividly remember my first introduction to hummus. Before everyone was enjoying it as a low-calorie, fiber-rich dip, I was a hip second-grader chowing down on refreshing hummus sandwiches at my family's favorite cafe by the beach. The hummus was smooth and creamy, the bread was perfectly toasted, …

Healthy Eating

30+ Gorgeous Typography Based Sites

Sites Dedicated to Typography<p>This section of the post contains sites that are not only built with beautiful typography, but are also great resources …

Minimal Interior Design Inspiration #40

Minimal Interior Design Inspiration #40

Modern Architecture

How To Make Your Dorm Furniture Work in Your First Apartment

(Image credit: Delightfully Noted)<p>Moving into your first post-college space is exciting, right up until the first time you walk into West Elm and …

Furniture

The Greatest Films Based on Supposedly “Unfilmable” Novels

<b>Apocalypse Now (Francis Ford Coppola)</b><p>Surely an entire book could be written detailing the various ways in which <b>Joseph Conrad</b>‘s <i>Heart of Darkness</i> …

The tragic tale of Saddam Hussein's 'supergun'

The biggest gun ever designed could have put Iraq at the centre of space exploration, but its story is one of unfulfilled genius, military secrets and murder.<p>On permanent display in the Royal Armouries’ collection at Fort Nelson, Hampshire are two huge, steel pipes bolted together and projecting …

McGill University

Master Scandinavian Design With These Simple Hacks

All you need is a branch and some copper spray paint.<p>If there's anything we've learned from Pinterest (or IKEA) in the past year, it's that Scandi style is here to stay. With Scandinavian trends hitting the market, the obsession with white walls, sheepskin throws, wood furniture, copper accents and …

Our Guide to the Ultimate Crispy-Chewy Stuffing

Once you learn the fundamentals, design-your-own stuffing is just a loaf (plus some aromatics, and maybe a little sausage...) away.<p><i>The most celebrated meal of the year shouldn't also be the most nerve-racking. Prepare to be prepared with updated classics, no-bake desserts, and more in our</i> …

Onions

Never Overcook Roast Beef Again

Next time you roast beef in the oven or your slow cooker, you'll know with complete confidence that it'll come out right.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Linda Buckmaster confesses to</i> …

BBQ

What Horror Film Would Make The Most Terrifying Game?

Welcome back to GameSpot Q&A, a weekly section where we ask our staff and readers a discussion question about video games. Look at this as a forum where you and others can discuss and compare your opinions of this beloved hobby of ours. Let us know what your answer is to this week's question in the …

Horror

A Japanese lifestyle guru explains how to organize your home once — and then never again

Marie Kondo is the queen of organization. Her book, "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing," reveals her instructions for organizing your space in one sitting, and then never having to do it again.<p>Her methods have garnered a significant social media …

List-Worthy

Texas teen’s arrest for bringing homemade clock to school sparks outrage

A precocious Grade 9 student who built a clock and took it to his Texas school to show his teachers and classmates learned the hard way that others might see his handiwork quite differently – as a possible explosive device.<p>The misunderstanding resulted in Ahmed Mohamed, 14, becoming the focus of a …

Weathered Beauty of 500 Colorful Garage Doors Withstanding the Test of Time

Lithuanian photographer Agne Gintalaite shows us that even a simple garage door can serve as the perfect muse for an entire project. Within her <i>Beauty Remains</i> series, the artist documents the colorful entrances that have stood intact for decades, while allowing time to leave its mark. "On a recent …

This Tattoo Artist’s Bold + Dramatic Designs Are EVERYTHING

Bold, modern and geometric tattoos are kinda our jam here at Brit HQ. That’s why our latest #tattooercrush, Poland-based Marcin Aleksander Surowiec (aka @surowiec), has us crushin’ HARD. His dark and dramatic style is so rich in color and shadow that you will have a hard time believing these are …

5 fat-burning speed and agility drills

News flash: You don’t have to play sports to burn fat like an athlete.<p>The agility drills that prepare the pros for competition are great for torching …

Exercise

Infrared Camera Captures the Poetically Desolate Landscapes of Northern California

San Francisco-based photographer Nathan Wirth captures "slices of silence" in his beautiful, on-going series of desolate landscapes. The striking black and white images depict solitary trees on rolling hills in Marin and Sonoma counties in Northern California, where marbled-gray skies often cast …

EDC Upgrade: A Better Pocket Notebook

As smartphones get bigger, more are ending up in users’ bags rather than their pockets. This means two things: first, that whipping out a smartphone …

16 Must-Have Staples for a Flat-Belly Kitchen

Forget that. With this simple list, you can load up your fridge and pantry with fat-burning foods without breaking the bank or dying of boredom. …

Nutrition

38 Rubs, Brines, and Marinades to Add More Flavor to Your Life

Tired of cooking and eating the same old thing? Add new life and monster flavor to your favorite recipes with these 38 rubs, brines, and marinades.<p><b>Sometimes we need to shake things up a little bit</b>. And what better way to spice things up in the kitchen than to spice up our favorite meat, fish, and …

Cooking