Allister Laurel

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13 S'mores Recipes!

Let’s Eat All The S’mores.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 11, 2013 36<p>Apparently, it’s national s’mores weekend. Or something like that.<p>For me, every day is …

Secure Email Options for Message Privacy

It's shockingly, disturbingly easy for the government to snoop on your emails. Here are your weapons in the fight for secure email.<p>Many of us had assumed our feeble Gmail passwords were secure enough to keep prying eyes out of our email accounts. (I used a letter, a number, <i>and</i> a symbol!) But with …

in Arts & Entertainment onApr 10, 2013 11:00 am

<i>When the seasons change and it gets warm, Chicago seizes the outdoors and strangles the life out of it. Befitting a city born from a prairie, here</i> …

Summer's on—Spice-Rubbed Grilled Rib Steaks with Green Bean and Cherry Tomato Salad. Get the recipe:

30 Amazing Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

April is National Grilled Cheese Month and I have 30 amazing grilled cheese sandwich recipes for you, one for every day of the month! Grilled cheese …

3 Extra-Crispy Ways To Eat Mac 'N' Cheese

Sometimes it needs to crunch, you know? (courtesy of Homeroom restaurant's The Mac + Cheese Cookbook)<p>SERVES 4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 cup dried small elbow pasta<p>1/2 cup Mac Sauce (recipe below)<p>1 cup grated cheese 
(Cheddar is classic, but any other favorite cheese will also work)<p>1 large egg<p>1 cup panko …


Lost Loop

Explore the stories of Chicago's Loop in this interactive photo and video tour of the famous buildings, landmarks, architects, art, heroes and …

14 Ways To Enjoy New York City's Swankiest Spots For Free (Or Cheap)

From a subterranean food court inside the Plaza Hotel to little-known lunch deals at some of the city's best restaurants, here are 14 ways to enjoy New York City's fanciest venues without spending a fortune.

New York City

Deadmau5 Apologizes With Latest Track

Titled Entschuldigen Sie, Deadmau5’s latest upload to his Soundcloud page takes a more downtempo approach. German for ‘Sorry’, this latest 2 minute …

Avicii Orchestrates Worldwide Collaboration

I am positive that all of you reading are familiar with <b>Avicii</b>, and I am sure most, have heard his single <b>X You</b>. But did you know how big of a …

Why Are Some People So Smart? The Answer Could Spawn a Generation of Superbabies

Zhao Bowen is late for a Satanic heavy metal concert. After haggling the doorman down to half price, he pushes into a Beijing bar with a ceiling low …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

in Food onJul 10, 2013 2:30 pm

<i>Chicago isn't nationally known for its tacos, but it should be. While pizza and hot dogs get the national spotlight, Chicagoans know tacos are among</i> …

15 of the Best Samsung Galaxy S4 Cases (list)

You might not think too much about it, but figuring out what kind of case you want for your phone is am important decision. Do you want rugged …

My Favorite On-the-Road Apps

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>On recent trips, I’ve zipped around Belgium, Israel, and Ireland on foot and behind the wheel of a rented car without getting lost (okay, it happened once in awhile), all because of my phone, or what I like to call my third hand.<p>When I think back to traveling ten years ago, …

5 Bands You Should Be Listening To This Weekend

Lucky for you, we at FILTER love digging through every little niche of music and so we have compiled a list of great bands you may have missed!<p>With summer officially here, we're taking the beach vibe of sunny Los Angeles and bringing you some of our favorite LA bands that just epitomize summer in …

Easy Cold-Brewed Iced Coffee. Get the recipe:

For Cinco de Mayo, 7 guacamole recipes plus chips. Get the recipes:

Breakfast all day: Egg in a Nest. Get the recipe:

Simple is sometimes best: Basic Cheese Nachos. Get the recipe:

The Basics: How to make buttermilk fried chicken. Get started here:

Happy Mother's Day! Toast Mom with the classic Mimosa. Here's how you make it:

The frozen dipped banana in hot chocolate form. Get the recipe:

Oven-Fried Buttermilk Chicken. Get the recipe:

Our Slow Cooker Chicken Adobo is pretty effortless. Get the recipe:

Jay-Z giving away 1 million early copies of new album to Samsung owners

It's been four years since Jay-Z’s <i>The Blueprint 3</i> was released<i>,</i> but Hov is back next month, and this time with Samsung in tow. The new album is called <i>Magna Carta Holy Grail,</i> and Samsung has apparently inked a deal to give it away free to the first million Galaxy S III, Galaxy S4, and Galaxy Note II …

Ultra Music Festival Korea livesets and download links with Armin van Buuren, Afrojack, Kaskade and more. Listen here: