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7 Reasons We Often Prefer The Relationships That Aren’t Right For Us

Everybody knows what it’s like to be addicted to the idea of a person who is so objectively not worth your time. It seems strange that we’d want …

What Samantha Jones Taught Us About Being Single

Can women have sex like men? Samantha Jones sure thought so. That was her approach to surviving dating in New York City for over six years as she …

Relationships

Yosemite's top day hikes

There’s no better way – and often no other way – to see Yosemite than by parking the car and hitting the trail.<p>It’s impossible to say one area of the park is better for hiking than another, in fact all areas of the park are best explored on foot. Really, it depends on the hiker’s ability, interests …

The new yuppies: how to build a new generation of tech-savvy farmers

If the highest calibre of young people become farmers it will improve food security and help solve the unemployment crisis. Can tech make farming cool?<p>As farmers age around the globe – I estimate that the average age is 55 – we need to make sure that young people see the food system as a viable …

Agriculture

caramelized onion and gruyère biscuits

We’ve been on a huge breakfast-for-dinner kick this winter and while I’d like to tell you it has been triggered by earnest, respectable inclinations …

The Barcelona bar-hop: the city's best places to drink

Barcelona is a great city for bar-hopping. Should you feel like sipping a beer in an enchanted forest surrounded by wood-nymphs; if mid-week karaoke watched over by images of the Virgin Mary appeals, or if pink cava and sausage butties are your idea of the breakfast of champions, we bring you glad …

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12 Tiny Tabletop Terrariums You Can DIY

Easy-to-DIY tabletop terrariums.<p>Requiring very little work, these self-sufficient planters make a beautiful addition to any tabletop, counter, or …

Plants

16 Reasons You Still Don’t Have The Love You Want

The other day I bought a used book, and inside the cover there was a handwritten note that said: “you are who you love, not who loves you.” (I don’t …

Vintage San Francisco As You've Never Seen It Before

When we look at all the new sky-high condos and offices now sweeping virtually every San Francisco block, well, we get a little sad. It may be …

San Francisco

I’m Sorry But No One Is *That* Busy – It Just Comes Down To How Much Of A Priority You Are

Last year I dated someone very briefly that would always manage to be 15-20 minutes late every single time we hung out. Every date without fail I …

The 12 Best Food Blog Recipes of 2014

<i>We've gathered (some of) our favorite recipes from the world of food blogs in 2014. Which would you add to our list?</i><p>2014 was a great year for food blogs. We saw so many innovative, beautiful, and -- most importantly -- delicious recipes over the last 12 months. From gummy bear sangria and …

Food Security: The End of a Golden Age

This article first appeared on www.opedspace.com<p>The golden age of agriculture is over. Growth based on the expansion of cropland area as seen until the 1950s, followed by improving land productivity through new technologies and productivity-based agricultural policies will fail us. It resulted in …

Agriculture

Food Lover's Cleanse 2015 Complete Menu

All the Food Lover's Cleanse recipes, in one place<p>This cleanse serves 4 for dinner and 1 for both breakfast and lunch. Our dinner recipes will provide leftovers for use in lunch the next day, depending on how much your family eats. In case you do not have leftovers, we have suggested alternative …

Healthy Eating

This Is How We Date Now

We don’t commit now. We don’t see the point. They’ve always said there are so many fish in the sea, but never before has that sea of fish been right …

How To Travel The World For Free

You'll be amazed at these smart, effective ways to cut travel costs you thought were unavoidable—whether you're planning to WWOOF your way around the …

30 Movies Every Highsnobiety Reader Should See

What’s the “checklist” that goes into recommending a film? Does there need to be a likable protagonist? Should the goals reflect universal human …

Most Popular Food Hacks of 2014

If there is one thing everybody loves, it's food—and it's been a great year for food hacks here at Lifehacker. Here are our best tips and tricks for …

What Being Single Is About. And Why It May Be the Best Way To Live

<i>There are worse things than being alone. But it often takes decades to realize this. And most often when you do, it’s too late. And there’s nothing</i> …

Jason Bateman's Ridiculously Lush Backyard Might Make You a Little Jealous

Jason Bateman just listed his Hollywood Hills home for sale, and thanks to these photos, we're obsessed with his backyard.<p>Welcome to the jungle -- …

20+ Ways to Squeeze a Little Extra Storage Out of a Small Kitchen

Kitchen bursting at the seams? If you're going a little crazy trying to fit all your cooking accoutrements in your teeny-tiny kitchen, this is the …

West Village

10 cocktails every man should know how to make

What's the perfect gin and tonic ratio? When's the best time to make a Bloody Mary? And how can you get drunk like the Brazilians? Mehmet Ivanovic answers all these questions, and more...<p>There was a time when I didn’t have the foggiest about cocktails. Their preparation was mythical and complex; …

15 Spotify Playlists For Every Day (And Every Mood) Of Your Life

There have been countless studies proving what music does to our minds, bodies, and wellbeing. It helps us focus, it chills us out, it makes us …

13 Breads For Your Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving is basically the Starch Family reunion. Everyone's accounted for, with stuffing, mashed potatoes, and pie crust all making an appearance at the big meal. But amidst the din and the chatter, the bread—the root of this family tree—is often pushed aside for another scoop of something more …

16 Truths Every Independent Woman Learns To Live By

1. Seeking certainty is a waste of time, trying to piece “signs” or instincts or logic together to predict the future is a mind game that you will …

5 Reasons Why You Can’t Get Over Your Almost-Relationship

1. There’s no closure.<p>Humans crave closure. There’s an inherent desire for it — all the stories we never learn the endings to, the movies we never …

This Graphic Shows the Flavor Foundations of Delicious Ethnic Dishes

Garlic, onions, celery, and carrots—aromatics like these make dishes build a flavor foundation for everything from sauces to sautes. Cook Smarts …

Onions

James Franco Releasing Album and Film Inspired by the Smiths, Featuring the Smiths' Andy Rourke

James Franco has a band with Tim O'Keefe, his former art school classmate. They're called Daddy, and they've just announced <i>Let Me Get What I Want</i>, an album/film inspired by the Smiths. You can watch the video for "This Charming Man" below, via Vice.<p>It is not, however, a straight-up cover of the …

Indie Music

How to Eat for $30 at 8 Top-Rated SF Restaurants

Restaurants

Make Life Harder for Real Estate Speculators in SF — The Bold Italic — San Francisco

Make Life Harder for Real Estate Speculators in SF — The Bold Italic — San Francisco<p>It’s been a tough year, San Francisco. It feels like all this …