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14 Genius Hacks For A Quick Breakfast On-The-Go

Breakfast is not only the most important meal of the day, it's arguably the most delicious. Sadly, we often let breakfast fall by the wayside with insanely busy schedules.<p>But abandon breakfast no more. We've rounded up 14 hacks to ensure you get in your first meal of the day without wasting any …

Breakfast

DIY Computer Kit Kano Upgrades to Raspberry Pi 2

Kano's visit to the Wizard for a new brain also included $15 million in Series A funding.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

8 Killer Apps to Exercise Your Brain

Digital gaming is no longer just a fad, it has become a part and parcel of life. Although, these games are mainly for entertainment purposes or for …

Diet To Lose Weight And Build Muscle: The Secret To Getting Cut

A subject that's been one of the most difficult to address for weight-lifting or dieting advocates has been a diet to lose weight and build muscle at …

This Tortoise Will Have A Happier Life, Thanks To Her New 3D-Printed Shell

Things are looking up for Cleopatra: The leopard tortoise now has a 3D-printed prosthesis to protect her deformed shell from further injury by other tortoises.<p>(Photo: Gary Stefanski)<p>Cleopatra suffers from what is known as "pyramiding" or "peaking." That means that rather than growing smoothly, her …

Hearst Magazines

Chocolate Crepes to End All Crepes

Chocolate crepes with a peanut butter marshmallow filling, and topped with caramelized bananas! These are the ultimate in breakfast decadence!<p>A lot of people went quite nuts for these Amaretto crepes with cranberry-raspberry sauce, myself included. Call me crazy, but if you like something, and I …

Breakfast

How-To: 4-Step Leather Tote

Creating your own durable custom leather bag might seem like an intimidating idea, but it’s actually pretty darn easy. Armed with a leather-specific needle and a sewing machine, even beginners will find it quick and easy to stitch up a simple tote!<p>Despite sometimes having the reputation of being …

Sewing

Stunning High-Rise Tower Mimics a Tree with Branches

The second architectural folly of the 21st century is upon us. Sou Fujimoto, Nicolas Laisn Associs and Oxo Architects, have crafted an imaginative structure named <i>White Tree</i> in Montpellier, France that dazzles us with its unusual stair-step shape and how it fans into the open sky. For something to …

Architecture

Holy Cow: Tech Designer Whips Up a Business Card That You Can Use to Play Tetris!

That the business card is dead, or at least dying, is no secret. At any trade fair I've been to in the past few years, exhibitors would rather scan …

Surreal Photographs Mix Wes Anderson And Salvador Dali

Todd Baxter stages narratives that trade in the surreal, with space monsters, mouse skeletons, owl holes, and interstellar vehicles.<p>Photographer Todd Baxter doesn’t try to capture real life in his photos. He’s a narrative artist whose medium happens to be photography. “I have these ideas for a …

Salvador Dali

This Night Sky Timelapse Video Will Take Your Breath Away

What is it about timelapse videos that makes them so fascinating? They compress hours of footage into seconds, speeding up the pace of things as we …

Creative Ways to Use Wide Apertures in Landscape Photography

Your camera’s aperture has the ability to control your depth of field – which is a powerful creative tool that many photographers use to evoke depth, …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Healthy Eating

Ruetemple's Awesome, Rollable, Modular Sofa-Room Thingy

Sorry for the title, but I just don't know what else to call this assemblage of objects. Tasked with designing the interior of a small apartment, …

Improve Your Sport Climbing (12): Technique, Part 10 (EASY-HARD)

I’ve only just scratched the surface in this series on climbing technique. I consider climbing technique to be an area in which endless learning is …

The Art of Development

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>The rules of accepted practices in route development are often unclear and confusing; they differ from region to region, usually …

The Best Energy Bar Ever

There are as many sports nutrition bars as candy bars these days, so the idea of making your own portable energy food might seem like overkill. But many of the grocery store options are packed with additives and preservatives, which can be tough on an athlete’s stomach. Plus, the sugary nature of …

Climb Harder By Mastering This Breathing Technique

Author:<p>Publish date:<p><b>Utilize the relaxing breath to improve on-route</b> <b>performance</b><p>It’s strangely easy to forget about something you do 20,000 times a …

Learn This: Mental Training for Climbers

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Think back to the last time you got on your project. Why did you fall off? Were you so pumped you couldn’t hold on? Were you …

Climbing

Actually Following a Training Plan: Review of The Rock Climber’s Training Manual

Putting my training to the test on <i>Ginseng Route</i> (5.12c) at Shagg crag, Maine.<p>In the 7 years that I’ve been climbing, I’ve followed exactly zero …

Opinion: Rethinking Risk

<b>In an era in which athletes are willing to take increasingly greater risks in front of the camera, is it ethical for brands to promote and benefit from this willingness? Clif Bar says no for its company. Is this an insult to the athletes, or are they onto something?</b><p>Professional climber, …

Doctor of Climbology: 33 Must

Author:<p>Publish date:<p><b>Doctor of Climbology is your shortcut to becoming cultured in climbing. An imperfect, unscientific guide to 55 must-read,</b> …

A Step-by-Step Approach to Conquering Lead Climbing Fear

Feeling the nerves as you get ready to climb? You don’t have to!<p><i>When today’s guest contributor, Josh Thompson, approached us with this piece about</i> …