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Grilled Espresso Tri-Tip Roast

Coffee is a great seasoning and works beautifully in marinades. The flavor isn't overbearing and will help to enhance the natural beefiness of any …

Ideas For Mind-Blowing Foreplay

Foreplay often doesn't get enough credit — not to mention time or attention. In one study of heterosexual couples published in the <i>Journal of Sexual</i> …

Exploring the Beauty of 10 Photography Genres

I love portraiture. Taking photos of expressions, movements, and spontaneous reactions fills me with childlike excitement. This was the only genre I …

11 Traits Parents of Successful Kids Have in Common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn’t a set recipe …

working knowledge

Two Lenses You Should Own for Portrait Photography

In many of the photography groups I am part of, I constantly come across the question of which lens should someone get as a portrait photographer. We …

Photography

Artist creates a flawless sculpture of Freddie Mercury and it will blow your mind

This video shows the internet just how humans are made. OK, not really, but it's unbelievable nonetheless.<p>YouTuber and impeccable artist, Juliana …

Polarizing, ND, and more: How different photo filters affect your photography

Since the 1800s, photo filters have been used to apply different effects to photographs. Nowadays, many of these filters are no longer relevant, due …

Landscape Photography

The Anxiety Detox: Train Your Mind For Relaxation

It's possible, honest.<p>A big cause of stress is feeling like you have to be permanently ‘on’ and when it comes to travelling for work, that pressure …

Mindfulness

16 people get VERY real about their partner's orgasm face

"So over the top, like, possessed-looking."<p>In films, people climaxing always look stunning. They're all eyes closed, neck back, mouth slightly parted. In reality, we don't really look like that do we. Nope. We either look like we're in actual pain or we're trying really hard to stifle a fart. These …

20 Hearty Soup Recipes for Fall Lunches & Dinners

Is soup the perfect lunch? It's a convenient make-ahead meal, and it brings a touch of home to your desk with its warm nourishment. But there's just …

Healthy Eating

Form a Revocable Trust to Avoid Probate of Your Property

How Does a Revocable Living Trust Avoid Probate?<p>Assets Held in a Revocable Trust Bypass Probate<p>Updated October 16, 2017<p>One of the primary purposes of …

The No.1 factor in happiness isn't wealth or popularity — but too many people overlook it at every turn

And no, it's not binge-watching Netflix either.<p>It's autonomy, the feeling that your life's activities and habits are self-chosen and self-endorsed. And when we have autonomy in our life, when we have the mentally exhilarating power of choice, we must spend it wisely.<p>But far too many counter the …

Happiness

100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Are you in a lunch rut? We can help you out.<p>The familiar grumble of your stomach hits every day at 11:30 a.m. as you sink further down into your desk chair. You need some fresh lunch ideas. And oh, we've got 'em—a whopping <b>100 ideas on what to pack for office lunches</b>, to be exact. Some are recipes, …

Cooking

Japanese Garden Bench

Combine five 2x4s, a handful of screws and a long afternoon to build a handsome and sturdy sitting spot for your deck or garden. by Christopher …

Woodworking

Patients can be pretty good therapists to themselves

Seeking out the perfect therapist can feel as significant and difficult as finding a romantic partner. A study on the effectiveness of trained therapists versus self-help treatment, though, suggests that therapists are not as important as they seem.<p>A meta-analyses of 15 studies, published in this …

Mental Health

The Products to Snap Up From Ikea's 2018 Catalogue

Ikea really made our hearts flutter (and bank accounts begin to whimper) with its 2018 catalogue. And as is the case every year, we've already begun …

IKEA

25 Photography Gadgets and Gear To Shoot Like A Pro

There is nothing more fun than shopping for new gear and gadgets. But you always want to make sure you’re getting the right new gear and gadgets …

1955: Salvador Dalí poses nude with a starfish at his seaside villa

Dalí at home<p>A guided tour of some seaside surreal estate<p>In 1930, a few months after being expelled from his father’s home, surrealist artist Salvador …

7 Cabinet Paint Brands You Can Rely On for a Flawless Finish

Given the staggering cost of new kitchen and bathroom cabinets, it's no wonder that homeowners often look to painting as a cost-effective alternative …

Home Improvement

Here's the 4-question framework I used to make my 8-figure business a success

I created a simple four-question framework to help you.<p>It's what I've used to grow Sumo from $0 into an 8-figure business, and has been tested with thousands of customers in my Monthly1k program to start their own successful businesses.<p>Here are the four questions you should ask yourself.<p><b>1. What's</b> …

Small Business

Want To Feel Desired? Give Your Partner This

A new study looks at how couples' preferred level of personal autonomy affects their sex life, and the results make a lot of sense. Published in the</i> …

Relationships

14 Ikea hacks to transform your bedroom

How to make a normal piece of furniture into something special<p>You know what's better than Ikea's cool and cheap furniture? How versatile it is - because with these 14 hacks from Pinterest, you can create super chic DIY fittings that look like they cost 10x more.

What Is Demisexual?

There’s no limit to the ways in which you can identify sexually, and it’s encouraging to see terminology try to keep up. The most recent label that's making the rounds—one that plenty of people probably feel describes them, even if they may not have heard of it—is demisexual.<p>Think of it as …

When I Eat Healthfully It's Because I Make These Recipes

<i>Welcome to Kitchn's new series My Favorite Healthy Recipes, where we show you how real people around the country (and even world) eat "healthy,"</i> …

Vegan

The Noodle Salads We're Bringing to Every Summer Party

These pasta salad recipes are so good, you'll forget to miss the mayo.<p>Whenever I see a pasta salad at a summer potluck or barbecue, I want it to be <i>so good,</i> but it never is. Often, those fusilli-or-cavatappi numbers are mayonnaise-y and heavy with with weird bits of carrot and bell pepper. For our …

Cooking

The Man Who Photographed a Forgotten America by Moonlight

Noel Kerns is an American time traveler. His camera has taken him on road trips across Texas, down Route 66, and through the ghost towns of the …

Roads

The Portrait Photographer's Guide to Budget Friendly Lenses

Portrait photography is for sure one of the most popular niches of photography, with many people getting into photography specifically to learn how …

Every Chicken Soup Recipe You Could Possibly Need

Here’s the thing with chicken soup: we don’t eat enough of it. There are so many soups out there, it’s easy to forgot about the standard chicken. That’s a mistake, because chicken soup is a really satisfying meal during the frigid months of winter, and it’s also proven to help ward off one of those …

Cooking

16 Slow-Cooker Dinners That Are Whole30-Approved

If you've decided to try out Whole30—a restrictive 30-day diet that eliminates all dairy, grains, soy, legumes, added sugars, and processed foods, …

Cooking