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How to dry-age a steak in 48 hours

You could shell out $75 for a 45-day dry-aged rib eye, and then even more for the bottle of red that goes with it. Or you could—stay with me—make it for yourself, at home.<p>Look, dry-aged meat is amazing and certainly worth buying when you can afford it. But down in the BA Test Kitchen, I’ve been …

Eero Saarinen’s Neofuturistic TWA Terminal Is About to Become an Airport Hotel

Standing in what can be a brutally long taxi line at JFK International Airport’s Terminal 5, one is thankfully granted the very fine view of a piece of architectural history: the space-age shape and bright white exterior of the former TWA Flight Center. Built by <b>Eero Saarinen</b> in 1962, the terminal …

DIY Inspiration: Stacked Wood Pallet Desk

If you’ve been around the DIY community for long, you’ve probably seen about a million projects featuring wood recycled from shipping pallets. But, even if you’re pretty sure that you’ve seen everything DIY that a pallet has to offer, you should probably still check out this gorgeous stacked wood …

How to Make Moving Water Look Silky Smooth in Your Photos

While on a South American sojourn, Mark Wallace landed in Mindo, Ecuador. Standing right on the edge of a roaring river, Wallace gives us a perfect …

Landscape Photography

Video: How to Effectively Capture Realistic-Looking HDR Images

There are many of us who sigh at hearing the dreaded acronym, HDR. Oftentimes we associate it with oversaturated, cartoon-like compositions put …

50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World

25 Short Rib Recipes That Are Packed With Flavor

Given how popular they are now, it seems like a fairy tale that once upon a time short ribs were a not-so-desirable cut of beef. Scrolling through these 25 recipes, though, it’s not hard to see why they became such a hot item in the butcher’s case, seemingly overnight. Whether you cook ’em slow for …

The Best Burger in America Is Not Easy to Get

But sweet Jesus this thing is great.<p><b>The best hamburger in America</b> — at least that I know of — is hard to get. Obviously, you have to know where it can be found. I will take care of that part right now — it can be found at Raoul's Restaurant, on Prince Street in New York City. It isn't very …

The Fisherman And His Mindmelded Cormorant Bird

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Linux

10 Portrait Tips to Take Your Photography to the Next Level

You have all the makings of a beautiful photograph: the perfect client, an overcast day for soft natural lighting and a gorgeous landscape as the …

The Easy Trick to Drastically Increase the Life of Your Razor Blades

Today I found out how to drastically increase the life of your shaver razor blades, such as Gillette or Schick brand razors. This trick is incredibly …

8 CommonMisteaksMistakes People Make When Cooking Steak

Cooking a perfect steak is trickier than you may think. Here are the most common steak mistakes—and how to avoid them.<p>We love a juicy, well-cooked (though not well-done!) steak. When you've got a quality piece of meat, you don't have to gussy it up with complicated cooking techniques and …

Tom Colicchio's Pan-Roasted Sea Scallops with Scallop Jus

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: How to get more out of seared scallops -- and cook them perfectly every time.</i><p>Why don't more of us sear scallops at home? Let's change that.<p>Scallops are the …

Getting to Know Your DSLR: Part One

Today’s article is aimed at the newcomers amongst you, both to Lightstalking and to photography itself. Today we are going to take a look at getting …

10 Ways to Prepare Your Cell Phone for a Trip

Charge up that phone the night before a trip: Most of us have this straightforward -- yet vital -- task down pat. But that's not all you need to do before bringing a phone abroad. Here are 10 additional tips that smartphone-wielding travelers should heed before hitting the road, from adding travel …

Apps

10 Greatest Travel Books of All Time

<i>Photo Courtesy Michael Mohr. Article by Ian Crouch, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Just what is travel writing? Sometimes it tells the story of a journey -- the initial excitement of a ship leaving port or the joy of watching the sun rise in a brand-new place. Often it celebrates the act of …

Literature

Photography News, Guides and Trends

Composition Principles: Not Just for Designers We are photographers—visual communicators, peddlers of our ideas upon page and screen and …

How to Stay in Control of Your iCloud Photo Stream

I remember the days of film cameras. Yes, I am that old...<p>Each roll of 35-millimeter film would give us 12, 24, or 36 images. After taking the …