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This 16-minute sci-fi short is the best movie of the year

After a trailer hit the web with more distinct and honorable praise than is typically found with Sundance sensations, the film became one of the must-see titles of SXSW, and then it arrived online in late March for all to see and believe the hype. Nobody seemed to be disappointed with it, certainly …

Science Fiction

15 Pasta Recipes You Should Have In Your Arsenal

We have more than 5,000 pasta recipes. Now, I’m no mathematician, but at the rate of one recipe a day, it would take someone almost fourteen <i></i>years to …

Cooking

How to Convert Whole Spices to Ground Measurements

Have you ever thrown a bunch of whole spices into the spice grinder, hoping you get close to the amount you need, and then you’re stuck with a whole lot of ground cardamom that you would rather not have sitting around, waiting for its next use? Let’s not do that anymore.<p><b>Here’s the guide to</b> …

Egg Drop Soup (Better than Restaurant Quality!) Recipe

"After many many trips to different Chinese restaurants looking for a good bowl of egg drop soup, I decided to take it upon myself to create what I …

Soysauce

What To Cook On Sunday So You Can Eat Healthy The Rest Of The Week

In the hopes of making this fall a healthier one, we're rounding up recipes to cook on Sunday that'll help us eat healthy all week long. Because when you have delicious home-cooked meals to eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner, it's a lot easier to not order pizza three nights in a row. We launched …

Healthy Eating

7 Easy Dinners For People Who 'Don't Cook'

You can be a complete stranger to the kitchen and still pull off an amazing meal. Here are seven foolproof recipes that will wow your entire family.<p><b>1. Crispy Tandoori Chicken with Mango Chutney</b><p>Chicken tandoori is easy to make, and this is my favorite version: the chicken is deliciously spiced with …

Cooking

You're not hallucinating: The stunning rainbow bagel sandwich you need to try

Do not adjust your screen. You're not hallucinating. This amazing rainbow bagel is real and it's stuffed with cotton candy and cream cheese flavored with rainbow sprinkle cake. Yes, really.<p>After seeing photos of this out-of-control sandwich that have inundated Instagram feeds recently, I had to go …

Cotton Candy

Spaghetti pie is a fun way to make dinner with leftovers for later

I was first introduced to a variation of this recipe by a fraternity brother from Emory University named Matt Sacks. Later on, while in graduate school, my stepmother—a pretty great cook in her own right—gave me her version of the recipe, which comes in handy not only as a great lunch or dinner, …

Cooking

Simple muffin tin frittatas are the perfect kid-friendly, on-the-go breakfast

Joel Gamoran, senior resident chef at Sur La Table, shares a recipe for muffin tin frittatas, which make for a great on-the-go breakfast or snack that's easy to customize.<p>Mini-Corn and Ham Frittatas<p>Megan O. Steintrager / TODAY

Breakfast

12 Breakfast Slow Cooker Recipes That Make Mornings Easier

Mornings are hard, but breakfast makes them better. The only problem with this most important meal of the day is that we have to make it. Carving out time for breakfast is tough, with the rush of the a.m. and the allure of the snooze button. That's where the slow cooker comes in to save your …

Cooking

These healthy blueberry oat bars are a great low-sugar treat

Picking fat, sweet blueberries with my mom is one of my most vivid childhood memories. Each summer we would fill up buckets at the pick-your-own farm, and then bring them home. After having our fill of fresh ones, we would freeze the rest to enjoy during the long and brutal Western New York winter. …

Breakfast

7 Easy Back-to-School Breakfasts

We all want to start off on the right foot when starting a new school year. I know cereal and frozen waffles are often a necessity, but here are a few other easy options that will make parents <i>and</i> kids happy.<p><b>1. Morning Glory Muffins</b><p>Morning Glory Muffins are made with a little bit of everything: …

Breakfast

Savory Muffins Will Make You Question Your Usual Breakfast Pastry

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Falling for savory muffins, one cheesy, herby bite at a time.</i><p>This week, I had a rather steamy encounter …

How To Make Your Own 'Instant' Mac And Cheese In A Mug

It's always a good time for mac and cheese. Unfortunately, it's unlikely that mac and cheese is ready-made whenever to mood should strike. While the blue-boxed option will always do in a pinch -- especially since they're taking the artificial ingredients out of it -- homemade is always …

Comfort Food

12 Incredible All-American Recipes

Whether you're throwing a backyard bash or attending a patriotic potluck, these All-American recipes will take the cake.<p><b>1. Juicy Steakhouse Burgers</b><p>These burgers are tender, juicy and full of flavor -- just like the ones served at your favorite steakhouse. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Fresh Corn Salad with</b> …

Cooking

How to Make Your Baking Recipe Fit Your Pan Size

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52—with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Alice Medrich's famous brownies are made in an 8-inch pan, but you'll want to make a sheet pan-worth. Here's how you can make that happen with just a little math.</i><p>The brownie …

5 best Android apps to transfer files from Android to PC and other ways too!

One of the more common things people need to do is transfer files from their mobile device or tablet to their desktop. Sometimes it’s a photo, sometimes it’s a song, and many other times it’s some sort of document, presentation, or other file that needs transferred. There are actually quite a few …

Apps

Not Your Average (Garlic Cheddar) Biscuit Recipe

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and each week we'll share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Never say no to light, lofty, cheese-laced garlic biscuits.</i><p>Oh, what's that? You don't need another biscuit recipe? Stop that. Take it …

Breakfast

Smashed Potato Recipes Are Spuds At Their Best

There are endless ways to make potatoes delicious. Mashed. Fried. Totted. Pretty much any recipe featuring our favorite spud is a winner. But if you haven't smashed your potatoes -- think Benny and Joon, minus the tennis racket -- you haven't tasted a truly phenomenal potato. And everyone deserves …

Cooking

'Meat' the New Wave of Protein-Based Energy Bars

Paleo or not, meat-based energy bars are hitting the performance fuel and snack food scene hard. We tried the most popular brands to see how they fared.<p><b>Step aside, granola bars</b>. There's a new energy bar on the block, and it's on the fast-track to becoming mainstream. <b>Meat-based energy bars</b> are …

Cooking

Use the Microwave to Dry Your Herbs for Long-Lasting Intense Flavor

Like oysters and princes, herbs are nearly always at their best when they're fresh. But we've all been there: you buy a bunch of parsley from the supermarket for those two tablespoons of garnish that you need, a week goes by, and you suddenly find yourself with a whole lot of fresh parsley that's …

Microwaves

50 Best Android Apps for 2014

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Apps

5 No-Kill House Plants for Any Home

<i>Whether you can never remember to water your plants or you have a tendency to smother them with love, Tara Heibel from Sprout Home has the house plant you need to get your (indoor) garden growing.</i><p>A recurring request that we hear at Sprout Home is: "Can you give me a plant that I can’t kill?" While …

Here's how to make a McDonald's-style Shamrock Shake at home

As all those craggy gray snow piles melt and robins start to flit among budding branches, another harbinger of spring arrives: the signature Shamrock Shake at McDonald’s. The shake comes around once a year around St. Patrick’s Day — and is now available at all McD's locations instead of a select …

Food

How to Make a Leather Catch-All

<i>As satisfying as a well-written recipe, a smart and thoughtful DIY is our kind of lunch break reading. Bonus points if it's an easy project AND teaches us how to make something beautiful.</i><p><i>Today: Laura Kaesshaefer shares her tutorial from The Everygirl on how to make a perfect leather catch-all for</i> …

How to Convert a Recipe for Your Slow Cooker

We tweaked three of our popular recipes to be slow cooker-friendly.<p>Truth: You can cook a lot of stove-top stews or oven-braises in a slow cooker. But before you go to work, school, the gym, sleep, or whatever else you’d like to do for 8 hours, there are a few tips to keep in mind. We recently …

Cooking

Oatmeal Breakfast Bars Packed With Protein

Oatmeal breakfast bars packed with protein, peanut butter and chocolate. What more could you want in breakfast, really?<p>Soft-baked oatmeal breakfast bar with none of those weird ingredients that you need to Google to figure out what they are.<p>And then feel all the guilty ickies when you find out what …

Breakfast

10 delicious hamantaschen recipes from Pinterest — from classic to gluten free!

The official cookies of the Jewish holiday Purim, hamantaschen are triangular treats traditionally made from a shortbread-like dough filled with fruit preserves or poppy seed paste. This time of year, foodie bloggers are coming up with unique spins on this classic dessert, and the results are …

Dessert

30 Romantic Movies To Stream This Month

It's February, and you know what that means. Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and it may seem like all anyone is talking about is love, …