Alexander Overton

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How to Decode a Wine Label

<i>We may have food down cold, but wine? This is where we'll conquer it. Join us; we don't want to drink alone.</i><p><i>Today: Never be intimidated by a wine label again.</i><p>Think that the most valuable real estate in the wine world is in Napa Valley? Think again. It’s actually the front and back labels of a …

Napa Valley

The Best Uses for Extra Egg Whites

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Don’t ditch those leftover egg whites.</i><p>We’re a little obsessed with eggs around …

Eggs

How to Cook Octopus

<i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, chef Camille Becerra will go beyond the basics to help you tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today: Never make</i> …

Recipes

Why We Need Solitude

Adventure<p>When I read <i>Walden</i> in 9th grade, I was convinced that Henry David Thoreau was a bit off. Spending over two years living in solitude on the shores of a pond seemed a recipe for madness. Now, I have begun to appreciate Thoreau’s search for isolation and communion with nature. I have become a …

Nine Inch Nails’ Ambitious Stage Show ‘Exposed’ in Tour Documentary

“It’s cool to give people an experience,” Trent Reznor says in a new video showing the lead-up to Nine Inch Nails’ incredible return to the stage …

Watch Nine Inch Nails’ 2013 tour documentary

Earlier this month, The Moment Factory uploaded a short teaser trailer that highlighted the behind-the-scenes work for Nine Inch Nails’ latest …

Nine Inch Nails Chronicle Comeback Tour in Documentary

Earlier this summer, Nine Inch Nails kicked off their humongous comeback tour in advance of releasing the band’s first record since 2008, <i>Hesitation</i> …

Nine Inch Nails: Hesitation Marks – review

Nine Inch Nails<p>4 / 5 stars 4 out of 5 stars.<p>(Columbia)<p>Dave Simpson<p>First published on Thu 29 Aug 2013 17.31 EDT<p>Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Share via Email<p>"I am not who I used to be," sings Trent Reznor, which may be one explanation why he has reactivated Nine Inch Nails so soon after 2009's …

Moby and Wayne Coyne Live ‘The Perfect Life’

Moby and Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne have offered up a teaser video for “The Perfect Life,” a collaborative effort that will appear on the …

Obama administration to allow recreational marijuana laws to stand

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration announced Thursday a limited pullback on federal enforcement of marijuana, saying it will not interfere with new state laws that permit recreational use of marijuana.<p>The Justice Department said it will not seek to veto new state laws in Colorado and Washington …

Articles about how designers live home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Richard Cook, a principal at Cook + Fox Architects, surveyed the Near Westside’s inventory of vacant structures and arrived at a...<p>We spoke with architect Eric Cobb about the process behind building a floating home.<p>Our July/August 2015 issue is all about home automation.<p>For centuries, crystals have …

How to Shuck Holiday Oysters

<i>Welcome to Eat Like a Man's Holiday Survival Guide, wherein we tackle some of the season's thorniest issues in food and drink to help you make it to January in one piece.</i><p><b>"He was a brave man who first ate an oyster,"</b> as Jonathan Swift famously said, not least because opening the stubborn suckers is …

New York City Illustrations by Remko Heemskerk

Illustrations of New York.<p>Remko Heemskerk is a Dutch art director and illustrator. During his time in New York City in 2012/2013 he created this …

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The next food trends predicted by travel writers

Climb aboard the food trend train: what’s cool today will be passé tomorrow. New food trends arrive on the scene every year, whether you’re ready for them or not. Some will be local foods cast into the spotlight by changing tastes, novel techniques or a hefty dose of whimsy, but most will be …

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #14

It has been a while since the last post… Come again and explore the wilderness with us. We are rediscovering that only through sharing will we save this magnificent planet. Social media gives us the ability to share photographs, thoughts, ideas, and knowledge almost instantaneously with powerful …

The Best Live Photos of Summer 2013

Purity Ring<p>Purity Ring performs at the Capital Hill Block Party in Seattle on July 27th, 2013.<p>Flatbush Zombies<p>Flatbush Zombies perform at Red Hook …