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One Bowl, No Measurements: Chocolate Cake, As Easy As Can Be

At first glance, this bare bones recipe may look like something from a technical challenge on Great British Bake Off, but the absence of measurements <i>is</i> intentional. This is what I like to call a “no-measure cake” (as in, no measuring spoons or cups needed), and the recipe is so foolproof it’ll turn …

Dessert

Here’s every law Trump has signed in his first 200 days

Monday marks President Donald Trump's 200th day in office.<p>While the White House has consistently touted its legislative success in the face of "historic Democratic obstructionism," the administration has yet to fulfill any major legislative achievements, even with Republicans in control of both …

How This Trendy City Became Every Millennial's Summer Dream Spot

We can't explain exactly why some cities suddenly start trending as hip must-visit destinations. We can, however, let you know with 100% certainty …

Here’s How You Can Fly to Europe for Less Than $200 Roundtrip

$99 tickets to London and Paris<p>Scandinavia’s Primera Air jumped on the low-cost transatlantic flight bandwagon Wednesday, offering one-way tickets …

The Only Thing Standing Between You and Chocolate Cake Is One Pot and 40 Minutes

Baking is a very soothing activity for me. I like standing in my kitchen quietly, cracking eggs, measuring flour, swirling butter on a stovetop pan as it browns and starts to smell nutty and fragrant. I like the feeling of making something with my hands, and I love bearing witness to the alchemy of …

Dessert

This Is the Best Meal for Staying Full While Trying to Get in Shape

When it comes to adopting a healthier lifestyle, finding satisfaction in lighter, less carb-focused meals is one of the most difficult parts. If you …

26 of the Best Trips to Take Right Now

Whether you’re looking to push your physical limits with freediving in British Columbia or just lean back and cast on Montana's greatest river, these trips are guaranteed to help you make the most of summer.<p>26. North Central Minnesota<p>Once scarred by a series of open-pit taconite mines, this region …

Hiking

I make the same 3 choices before every trip I take, and it always saves me money

I love to travel.<p>It would be friendlier to my wallet if I loved gardening herbs or distance running or ... pretty much anything else. But for me, there's nothing like a good view over the Mediterranean, even if it's thousands of miles — and dollars — from home.<p>The internet is brimming with …

A beginner’s guide to window treatments

Until recently, I didn’t pay much attention to window treatments. My dad, who builds houses, doesn’t care for them, so we always had bare windows growing up. When I set out on my own, moving from apartment to apartment, I adopted whatever shades or blinds came with the place. It felt silly to …

Home Improvement

How to Direct Your Subject Indirectly in Travel Photography

When shooting travel photos, it’s very tempting to direct your subject and stage your composition. A lot of people are very happy to be photographed …

Hasselback Potatoes

Now Playing<p>Award-Winning Pie 01:00<p>If you can't win an Academy Award®, this Oscar®-inspired pie is the next best thing.<p>Now Playing<p>Chocolate-Vanilla …

19 Tips For Shooting Better Portraits

I am often asked how I manage to photograph a celebrity in a few minutes or what is the best way to shoot a good portrait. Here is my list of hints …

Your TV is probably tracking you -- here's how to stop it

Internet-connected smart TVs and streaming devices from Vizio, LG, Samsung, Sony, Roku, Google and others can all spy on your viewing habits. Here's how to stop them.<p>When you unpacked your new TV or streamer for the first time, you probably couldn't wait to start watching it. In the excitement to …

Smart TV

What’s the Story? 5 Ways to Make Better Street Photos

Street photography is an addictive calling—the more you do it, the more you want to do it. You crave more people, more places, more action. Plus, …

The photographer who captures the expressions of tiny animals

<b>There are close-up images, and then there are the ones taken by Muhammad Roem, an amateur Indonesian photographer.</b><p>From dancing frogs to cheeky geckos, there is little that escapes 28-year-old Mr Roem's camera.<p>The full-time nurse started photography only three years ago as a part time hobby.<p>Now the …

Photography

RANKED: The 10 best movies of 2016

So needless to say, there were a lot of great titles in the running for my 10 best this year.<p>It was hard, but here they are — the films that confirmed why I love going to the movies so much (plus a couple that I felt needed to be mentioned).

Amazon Studios

TIME's Best Photojournalism of 2016

Ayak poses while nine months pregnant at a safe house in Uganda, Dec. 8, 2015. She lost her entire family to a rebel att<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Lynsey …

This 5-Minute Roasted Pepper Sauce Will Be Your New Favorite Condiment

This sauce wins the best all-around condiment award: Use it as a dip for fries and veggies, spread it on sandwiches and burgers, or drizzle it over …

Food

This Tool Can Help You Disappear from the Internet

Between election bile, fake news, and just plain exhaustion, we may be entering a down cycle for social media. If you’re interested in downsizing …

A Mexican soup that’ll warm you — but won’t tax you

How can a soup be both filling and light, easy yet complex? That’s what I wondered when I first made and tasted the Caldo of Sweet Potato and Chard in Jason Wyrick’s new book, “Vegan Mexico.” The answer, at least in this case, is about the ingredients: few in number, but carefully chosen for big …

Food Preservation

20 Movies You Should See Before Awards Season

This is your movie cheat sheet for the rest of 2016.<p>After a summer of mediocre blockbusters and a lot of (unnecessary) sequels, awards season is finally upon us! Theaters will be flush with top-notch films and you'll be able to spend Friday nights watching something more worthwhile than <i>Suicide …

Movies

19 High-Protein Dinners Under 550 Calories You'll Actually Want To Eat

Because you shouldn't be ravenous by the time you're getting to bed.<p>Unless otherwise noted, nutritional information is for one serving as defined by the recipe. And our calorie calculations come from here.<p>Cool, let's dig in!

Healthy Eating

How America became a 1% society

Since 1980, the economy has continued to grow impressively, but most of the benefits have migrated to the top. Bill Moyers asks why<p>Sixty-six years ago this summer, on my 16th birthday, I went to work for the daily newspaper in the small east Texas town of Marshall where I grew up. It was a good …

Income Inequality

Modern Day Daguerreotypes of America’s National Parks

If film is “dead,” then the daguerreotype is a distant memory. But thanks to photographers like Binh Danh, this magical photographic process is still …

Zucchini Fritters for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner!

Come summer, zucchini is abundant. But it's also pretty available (and pretty tasty) all year round. I love to shred zucchini and sauté it in butter for a quick veg to eat at any meal, but I was recently looking for a way to make it even yummier as a side or maybe a vegetarian main.<p>Enter the …

How To Make Your Own Almond Milk, Because It's Ridiculously Easy

Wham, bam, thank you, ma'am.<p>The list of ingredients on a carton of almond milk is long. Too long. It includes things like locust bean gum, sunflower lecithin, gellan gum and sometimes even carrageenan. Though those are all commonly found in many foods you buy at the grocery store and <i>most</i> aren't …

Food

While We’re Young review – a fine bromance

Noah Baumbach’s excruciatingly pleasurable portrait of Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as a middle-aged couple who befriend dazzling twentysomethings would be unbearably sad if it weren’t so funny<p>Noah Baumbach’s While We’re Young is a comedy of middle youth: the story of one man’s midlife crisis, made …

Filmmaking

The Best Way to Delete Photos From Your Memory Card

When it comes to photography, we spend most of our time thinking about taking photos – lighting, composition, exposure, and posing. Then, once the …

Operating Systems

How I Drastically Improved My Photography with Just Two Little Decisions

The question I get asked the most is: “Wow, nice pic! Which camera are you using?” Does that sound familiar? In the past, every time I heard this …