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15 Authentic Mexican Recipes to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Question: What beats a plate full of nachos? Answer: Nothing.<p>1 of 16<p>WATCH: This Is the Ultimate Guacamole Recipe<p>You can't have tacos, quesadillas, …

The Instant Pot Starter Guide for Me and You

This is for everyone who ordered an Instant Pot recently, and also, somewhat selfishly, for myself. It's an Instant Pot Starter Guide - all the …

Cooking

DIY Ranch Mix Will Remind You Why Ranch Dressing Is Life

DIY Ranch Mix<p>Makes 1/2 cup<p>8 teaspoons dried parsley <br>4 teaspoons dried onion flakes <br>1 tablespoon dried dill <br>2 teaspoons garlic powder <br>2 teaspoons …

Thomasina Miers’ quick recipe for Aztec baked eggs

Whether you’re celebrating Halloween or Mexico’s annual Day of the Dead, these spicy eggs will perk you up no end<p>It’s that time of year again when we at Wahaca call up our favourite face painters, bands and artists to celebrate Mexico’s most popular fiesta, the Day of the Dead. This annual holiday …

Eggs

Stuffed Baked Apples with Maple Yogurt Cream Recipe - Health

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 375ºF. Using an apple corer or paring knife, core apples to create a 3/4-inch-wide tunnel; do not cut through …

Recipes

How to Take Better Photos in Dark Places

Darkness is the enemy of photography, but—being a horror fan—I wanted to learn how to shoot photos in spooky places with very low light. I reached …

The Surprising Ingredient You Should Be Adding to Your Eggs

No matter how you’re cooking them (some prefer runny, others very well-done) scrambled eggs need little more than butter for the pan and a dash of …

Recipes

Free Online Photography Courses

These free online photography courses can help you adjust your lens, frame your subject, fix your lighting, and edit your photos. Whether you're …

Photography

Inside Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ Last Big Tour

It’s about an hour before Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers play Colorado’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre for what may be the last time. Backstage, Petty is …

Music

One-month sugar detox: A nutritionist explains how and why

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you've read about the latest wellness trends, you may have entertained the idea of a diet detox.<p>But whether you've considered juicing, fasting or cleansing in an effort to lose weight or improve your well-being, you're probably aware that drastically cutting out foods is not effective as …

Nutrition

Demystifying Shutter Speed

One of the most crucial factors of making any photograph is the selection of the shutter speed. It is not always an easy task to decide what shutter …

Watch This Kid Forge Old Drill Bits into Super-Sharp Whittling Knives

This resourceful 15-year-old uses a toaster oven and a forge made from a soup can alongside conventional tools<p>He's only fifteen years old, but the …

Knives

10 Bands You Weren’t Cool Enough to Like in the 80s and 90s

<i>This week, New York media personality and inveterate indie-rock stalwart Jon Fine will publish</i> Your Band Sucks: What I Saw at Indie Rock’s Failed Revolution (but Can No Longer Hear), <i>a memoir of decades spent in weird, underground American bands. To mark its publication, VF.com asked Fine to provide</i> …

Danny MacAskill Drops New Video

Scottish rider Danny MacAskill is known for performing jaw-dropping street trials riding in picturesque locations. Whether it’s in a deserted Argentinian village, a childhood dreamscape, or a road trip to his hometown, the 28-year-old sees terrain in a way that no one else does. His latest clip, a …

Here's How to Fix Your Cracked iPhone Screen

Lefteris Pitarakis—AP<p>Yuya Shino—Reuters<p>Justin Tallis—AFP/Getty Images<p>Yuya Shino—Reuters<p>Justin Tallis—AFP/Getty Images<p>Yuya Shino—Reuters<p>Xaume …

Apple Store

Thriftier Fifty: Yongnuo Has Cloned the Cheap Canon 50mm f/1.8 II to Make it Even Cheaper

Back in September, we reported that Chinese manufacturer Yongnuo has expanded its cloned gear business to include copycat lenses, starting with the …

Never Run Out of Photo Space on Your Phone Again

At the very moment your dog FINALLY is balancing a banana on its nose, your phone camera roll is full. The banana falls, the moment is gone. Boo.<p>It …

The Ride of His Life

After an epic drama of destruction and redemption—worthy of, say, a Marvel super-hero—Robert Downey Jr. is figuring out what he’s learned. Exhibit A, in theaters this month: The Judge, the debut feature from the production company Downey has started with his wife, Susan. At the Malibu home he …

The Little-Known Story of How The Shawshank Redemption Became One of the Most Beloved Films of All Time

A dud at the box office when it opened 20 years ago this week, The Shawshank Redemption now perennially tops IMDb’s favorite-movies list—the ultimate in “guy cry” cinema. A story of studio maneuvering, big paychecks deferred, and well-earned roof suds.<p>The odds of a successful jailbreak are never …

8 Lesser Known, but Very Useful, Apple Mac Utilities

Your Mac comes with a bunch of Apps pre-installed, neatly organized in the Applications folder. You’ve got the iWork suite, AddressBook, iCal and some other useful applications. Also in there is another folder called Utilities.<p>You might have used a few of the applications within it, but there’s …

Why Aperture Priority is the Most Preferred Shooting Mode by Photographers

Photographers have their own shooting preferences. Some like using flash, some don’t. Some love to play around with depth of field, while others want …

When To Use Tone Mapping

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

How and Why You Should Shoot RAW

If you’re just starting out in photography, you might have heard of something called RAW. RAW files are really big photo files that professionals …

The photography of Bill Henson

View Gallery<p>Bill Henson is a prolific Australian photographer. He is primarily known for his work with adolescents, which addresses sexuality and …

How to Take Beautiful Bokeh Christmas Images [With 39 Stunning Examples]

Pin It It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas… and in our forums I’ve noticed more and more great Christmas images being shared – some of which …

Photography

Five Minutes to Realistic HDR using Lightroom and a 32-Bit Plugin

Five Minutes to Realistic HDR using Lightroom and a 32-Bit Plugin - step by step on how to do HDR in under 5 minutes and spend less than $150

Tutorials

These Kids Let Their Dad Color their Drawings. This was the Result

Yesterday reddit user Tatsputin uploaded an album of drawings by his kids that he colored in while on business trips. Every month the father of two …

My 8 Favorite Inexpensive Canon Lenses

In the last few years, I have reviewed more lenses than you could possibly imagine. My photography students are always asking which lens is right for …

All Is Fair in Love and Art

In his December 2013 article, “Paint by Numbers,” Mark Stevens analyzed the results of our recent poll, which names the six greatest living artists. Now we are sharing the source material—a sampling of ballots filled out by artists like Richard Serra, Alex Katz, and Ellsworth Kelly. Check out their …

How to Make Feta Cheese

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: With some special ingredients and a bit of patience, you can easily make crumbly, salty feta cheese at home. Mary Karlin, author of Mastering</i> …