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Mastering Paper by FiftyThree

Switching tools in Paper by FiftyThree may seem obvious to you pros out there, but you’d be surprised how often I’m asked how to do it. Here’s the …

25 Cheesy Dips That Will Make You Swoon

Nothing is more alluring than a bowl of silky, molten cheese. Just sitting amongst a pile of chips, waiting to be devoured.

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Russell Brand - Awakened Man

Russell Brand

27 Genius New Products You Had No Idea Existed

I will take one of each please, thank you.<p>According to this Quora thread, these are the most exciting new products that people don't seem to know about yet.

Quora

When to withdraw your CPP for maximum payout

I get anywhere from 400 to 600 email questions a week through my website. Many I’ve answered before and, no, I don’t answer them again. If I know …

30 Insanely Easy Ways To Make Your Road Trip Awesome

Sometimes you just have to hit the road.

First Aid

What makes us feel good about our work?

What motivates us to work? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it isn't just money. But it's not exactly joy either. It seems that most of us thrive by …

30 Bits of Wisdom for the Class of 2013

It’s graduation season, and that means platitudes are parading out the mouths of notable speakers everywhere. Every year, speakers spew the same old …

David Foster Wallace's Legendary Graduation Speech Is Now An Awesome Short Film

Novelist David Foster Wallace gave a speech called "This Is Water" to the 2005 graduating class at Kenyon College.<p>The speech, which has become legendary, discusses how meaningless daily routines take over our lives and that we have to choose how we think, and what we pay attention to.<p>"This Is …

Dark Chocolate Coconut Pudding {Paleo; Vegan}

Today marks mine and Mike’s 8th wedding anniversary, which seems completely crazy to me. (Crazy that eight years have passed, not that we’ve stuck …

Make your old iPhone run like new

My friend is convinced that the slowing of his iPhone 4S is part of a vast Apple conspiracy. I'm not completely persuaded.<p>I mean, sure Apple has sent out updates to iOS that are arguably a step in the wrong direction, like that whole Apple Maps fiasco. But I believe the main culprit for decreasing …

Stephen Curry's $2-a-day food challenge: Day 3

Help with videos<p>Streaming media<p>Websites in the Fairfax Digital Network offer streaming video and audio in the Flash format. Streaming media allows …

How not to say the wrong thing

When Susan had breast cancer, we heard a lot of lame remarks, but our favorite came from one of Susan's colleagues. She wanted, she needed, to visit Susan after the surgery, but Susan didn't feel like having visitors, and she said so. Her colleague's response? "This isn't just about you."<p>"It's …

Mindrolling Podcast Ep. 15 - Sharon Salzberg

Sugar Rush: Baked Lemon Ricotta at Murray's Cheese

<i>It's basically a cheesecake</i>, said the woman next to me. She was right. The <b>Baked Lemon Ricotta</b> is sold by the pound ($13.99/lb) at <b>Murray's Cheese</b>. It's texturally light (almost feathery!) but intense in flavor, demanding a side of sweet berries and hot black tea. The cheesy "dessert" is composed of …

Video: How to Poach Eggs, the Foolproof Method (Really!)

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Wouldn't it be great if there was a poached egg method that works every time, and better yet, allows you to poach your eggs in advance, ready to be served at moment's notice?<p>I've wanted to write about poached eggs for a …