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25 Healthy (Easy!) Slow Cooker Recipes to Help You Stay on Track in 2016

Preparing meals just for yourself can seem like a ton of work, but there’s always one kitchen gadget you can lean on when you want your meal to be as easy as ordering takeout or hitting up the nearest drive-thru, but <i>way</i> healthier: the slow cooker. When you’re looking for a fuss-free way to stick to …

Cooking

Here's everything coming to Netflix in December that you should watch

Other originals include two comedy specials, an Adam Sandler-led comedy film, and a documentary crime series.<p>The final season of "Parenthood" is also making its way to the site, as well as all seven seasons of Showtime's "Nurse Jackie."<p>Here's everything you should check out come December on Netflix:<p>…

Entertainment

Teaching Grownups How to Eat

Until the twentieth century, Japanese food was often neither delicious nor nourishing. Junichi Saga, a Japanese doctor who chronicled the memories of elderly villagers from just outside Tokyo, in the nineteen-seventies, found that, in the early years of the century, most families scraped by on a …

Food

Eight Ways to Make Steamed Vegetables Taste Amazing

One of the simplest ways to prepare fresh or even frozen vegetables is to steam them over simmering water. This method is quick, light, and retains …

Food & Dining

Malo’s Beef and Pickle Tacos

There’s a place in Los Angeles where you can drink feisty margaritas made by half-rude actor/bartenders, munch on half-bad chips and salsa, and watch …

Cooking

Memorial Day BBQ: Seven things you can grill that aren't meat

From peaches to asparagus, pineapple rings to polenta, there’s a wealth of tasty alternatives – and you don’t need to be a vegetarian to enjoy them<p>I was going to start this article by consoling all vegetarians and vegans, reminding them they don’t need to feel sorry if attending a BBQ on Memorial …

Cooking

The Woman Who Woke Up in the Future

Naomi Jacobs went to bed a 32-year-old woman and woke up believing she was a teenager again. After temporarily losing 17 years of memories from a rare form of amnesia, Jacobs wrote a memoir about piecing her life back together.<p>Naomi Jacobs was a 32-year-old single mother living in Manchester, …

Mind

How To Naturally Unclog The Bathroom Sink

(Image credit: Ashley Poskin)<p>A clogged or slow-draining bathroom sink is a common problem in most homes. It shouldn't happen too often, but when it …

Vegetarian Pho - The Design Files | Australia's most popular design blog.

Method<p>In a dry frypan, lightly toast the spices until fragrant. Let the spices cool and place them into a spice bag (a small muslin bag, kind of like …

Onions

Different Solutions

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Spicy Vegetarian Tortilla Soup

Let’s just all admit that it’s weird that I made soup. Hot soup. I didn’t even have the decency to make cold soup. It’s heat hot, it’s spicy hot, …

How To DIY Chunky Wool Blankets

(Image credit: Knitting Noodles)<p>At the top of my wish list for this fall is a giant chunky knit wool blanket. I keep seeing them on Scandinavian …

Knitting

Hoxton Street Monster Supplies, London

Legend has it that Hoxton Street Monster Supplies has been located in the same spot on Hoxton Street in London since 1818. If you walked past the shop a few years ago and thought you saw a job center, that’s just because the shop—purveyor of all things horrific and terrifying—has only been visible …

Customers

Win At This Card Game By Mastering The Color Spectrum

Is there anything as OCD-satisfying as laying out color into the perfect rainbow gradient? We dare say not, which is why we’ve been charmed by Spectrix, a card game that’s all about organizing color.<p>In Spectrix, each card is a color swatch, but otherwise, the mechanics are just like Rummy. You lay …

Swatch

Brown Rice Bowl with Fried Panko Tofu and Salsa Verde - The Design Files | Australia's most popular design blog.

WOAH where did that week go? It appears to be Tuesday AGAIN, which means another Tasty Tuesday moment from the clever kids at Shop Ramen in …

Before & After: A Plain Jane House Gets a Mind-Blowing Makeover

I consider myself a more or less competent person. I’m very good at some things and just <i>okay</i> at others. I’m not exactly Julia Child, but I’m able to …

Cheesy Cauliflower Soup - Design Crush

It would appear finding the perfect cauliflower soup is my annual winter mission/pastime (see Cauliflower Soup). This one is made all the better with …

Jalapeno Mac & Cheese

January 27, 2014<p>I used to despise super-spicy foods. I would say that food shouldn’t hurt. I was a sissy.<p>Now, I say: Bring it on! I mean, within …

Design Nori: Laser Cut Seaweed for Sushi

Umino Hiroyuki of Umino Seaweed Shop paired up with foreign advertising agency I&S BBDO to create laser-cut, designer seaweed with intricate and …

Seaweed

Moov: A Fitness Tracker And Personal Trainer In One

Moov doesn’t just count steps. It monitors your workout in 3-D to offer coaching insights.<p>Now that we’re a couple of years into the fitness tracking craze, it’s starting to feel like simply counting steps or strokes or REM cycles isn’t enough. Now that we have all that data in the palm of our hand, …

Wearable Tech

Virtue and Moir skate to silver in ice dance

It's a lesson that figure skaters are taught at a very young age. As good as you thought you were, the judges can still snub you.<p>"You learn it early on. You go out there and you give what feels like, to your 11-year-old self, the performance of a lifetime," American skater Charlie White said …

Barbarians at the Great: An Undulating 4,400-Square-Foot Superdesk

For their new offices on West 20th Street, creative agency The Barbarian Group wanted an office design that would live up to their catchphrase ("It's …

Fabrication

Prism: A Wireless Nightlight That Tilts like a Seesaw | Colossal

<p>Designed by Georgia-based industrial design student Nicholas Baker, the Prism Nightlight is a minimalist, battery-powered nightlight that turns on …

Geometric Sandcastles from Calvin Seibert | Colossal

<p>New York-based sandcastle artist Calvin Seibert (previously) just returned from a 10-day trip to Hawaii where he completed a number of his abstract, …

Paint and toxic chemicals are being replaced by natural materials as moss graffiti and tree shaping make things greener in the artistic…

Paint and toxic chemicals are being replaced by natural materials as moss graffiti and tree shaping make things greener in the artistic world.<p>Find out more about the amazing works of artists such as Anna Garforth, Patrick Dougherty, Axel Erlandson, Something Collective, Inke Heiland, Anna Garforth, Ladybird and many whose works is pictured above on artsHub.

Dollface: Bizarre Portraits Made from Repurposed Toy Parts by Freya Jobbins | Colossal

<p>Using dismembered plastic parts from old dolls and other toys, artist Freya Jobbins assembles these exceedingly strange portraits of people and pop …

All That Jazz And Lights

It is hard for the Sparkbeats iPhone Case to get lost in the sea of designs being created on a daily basis. First off it features an original design …

Hilarious Photos of a Man with Random Objects in His Beard

<b>Beard and Picks</b><p>Married photographers Stacy and Pierce Thiot of Red Poppy Photography have begun experimenting with how many objects can fit into Pierce's beard, tracking their progress in a single-topic blog titled <i>Will It Beard</i>. Taking its title from a play on the popular <i>Will It Blend?</i> video …

Men's Fashion