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This iPhone app built by teens helps you finish your tasks on time for once

If you constantly find yourself overwhelmed by your daily schedule, maybe it’s time to seek help. Who ya gonna call? Try teenagers Shaan Singh, 17 and Erik Vanderplas, 15, whose cleverly designed productivity app, Time, is ready to assist you in crushing your tasks.<p>Available for iPhone, the app …

20 Gmail Hacks Only Savvy Users Know

These tricks and tips will make you a Gmail power user.<p>There’s an endless amount of tricks, tips and extensions that can boost your Gmail game. From undoing a sent email to pre-writing messages to sending money -- Gmail has taken email to the next level.<p>To keep up with all of these tips and tools …

Productivity

Huckberry Compact EDC Kit

If you love EDC and multitools, you´ll love this combo that lets you carry just one tool. The brand new Huckberry Compact EDC Kit packs neatly into a …

Knives

A Perfectly Preserved 1950s Ranch House

<b>Name:</b> Andrea & Christopher <b><br>Location:</b> Coventry, Rhode Island<p>We visited this 1958 mid-century ranch on a miserable New England winter day. We weren't …

You Can Easily Read An Entire Book In One Day (With These 4 Skills)

We’ve all been there; we’ve all put off getting required reading done until the day before. Maybe you’re in a book club, or you’re trying to get an …

Crock Pot Stew Recipes To Get You Through The Winter

Hearty, comforting and easy-to-make meals<p>The slow cooker is a wintertime staple. It whips up some hearty dinners, makes some incredibly easy breakfasts and can even put together a pretty mean chili. And that’s not all. The slow cooker is a master at one of our favorite cold-weather dishes. We’re …

Cliffside Residence

Suspended on a narrow limestone ridge halfway down a cliff overlooking Lake Austin, this home was designed to enhance the drama of living in such an unusual natural setting. We opened up both the water side and the cliff-face side with large windows, and provided decks for outdoor living at …

8 easy crockpot recipes that'll help you feel like an adult

We’ll be the first to admit that adulting isn’t easy. We feel like we never have enough time to get everything done, and one thing that has …

The Best Coffee Shops For Getting Work Done In Los Angeles - Los Angeles

PHOTO: Jakob Layman<p>Have you heard? Nobody works in LA. One of the more tired stereotypes of our city has long been confused with the fact that our …

The 10 Best Burgers In LA: Delilah, Pie ‘n Burger, Plan Check And More

There is nothing more American than a burger and despite Los Angeles' reputation for loving its trendy green juices and kale salads, the City of …

Restaurant Review: L.A.'s Most Instagrammable Hideaway Serves Food Beyond Convention

If these rules seem counterintuitive, it's because they are. But they also have worked for some of L.A.'s biggest successes over the past few years. …

Culver City

Keep warm with this easy broccoli and roasted garlic soup recipe

Keep it simple for dinner tonight with this broccoli and roasted garlic soup recipe. The dish uses only a handful of ingredients — garlic, broccoli, butter, onion, potato and broth — along with a little oil and seasoning, but you'd never guess it from the soup's rich flavor. Best of all? Each …

9 Fun Tricks You Can Do With Static Electricity

If you ever wanted to be a wizard, or just to try your hand at some magic tricks, you should learn the dark arts of... static electricity. Yep, with …

90 Smart Ways to Radically Boost Your Productivity

An epic list of ways to increase your personal productivity and be a lot more successful.<p>Ninety days, 90 ways to be more productive in 2017. While some will only take a few minutes, they will still make a major impact on your productivity. Others might take a little longer, especially if creating a …

Productivity

Meet the dude who knits sweaters of places, then visits them

Like many of us, Baltimore's Sam Barsky likes to bring along a sweater when he's on vacation.<p>The difference is that he's knitted the sweater himself, …

Customers developed a new habit during the recession — it's killing Applebee's and Buffalo Wild Wings

Nation's Restaurant News recently singled out the three brands as chains facing a tough year.<p>In 2016, Applebee's persuaded franchisees to spend $40 million on a brand revamp to compete with fast-casual chains that has so far failed to bring in customers. Buffalo Wild Wings is caught up in a fight …

14 Must-Eat Dishes in Japan That Aren’t Sushi

If you’ve ever seen a masterful sushi chef at work, it’s a beautiful sight—the way he slices through each piece of fish with exacting precision before he molds the glistening strip of seafood to a ball of vinegared rice. Concentrated and quiet, it’s like he’s putting on a performance. And as …

7 Burning Questions About Whiskey, Answered

Fire water, water of life, juice—whatever you call it, whiskey (also spelled “whisky”) is having a moment. But with so many different whiskeys …

5 Projects to Push Your iPhone Camera to its Limits

For the past few years, I have been really enjoying pushing the iPhone camera as far as it can go, to do photography projects that many people might …

Furniture Design History: Why Do Wingback Chairs Have Wings?

Form follows freezing<p>If form follows function, then to the modern-day observer, the design of wingback chairs does not appear to make sense. Why add …

Here comes the train!

Keep it simple with this 3-ingredient spaghetti recipe

Why clutter pasta with sauces and too many add-ins? Sometimes you just want to keep it simple. A little fresh cracked pepper and grated cheese is all it takes to turn basic noodles into a tempting dish. Dinner is ready in minutes.<p><b>SPAGHETTI WITH CRUSHED BLACK PEPPER AND PECORINO</b><p>Total time: About 25 …

This $10k tiny house can be built with a hex key in less than a day

Cheap Chinese goods are a bit of a joke in America, but when a company manages to produce an entire house with the affordable price of just $10,000, …

Under the Radar | 7 Upcoming Brands to Check Out This Month

The <i>Highsnobiety</i> inboxes are inundated on a daily basis with new brands vying for a piece of the spotlight. So, to help you show off your vast …

Streetwear

Personal foul, unnecessary ruffness, defense, 15 yard penalty, automatic first down

Good heavens! I don't like the looks of that fellow, Mary!

Dwell and Target’s line of affordable modern furniture is now available

The collection debuts December 27<p>Earlier this fall, Dwell and Target announced their collaboration on a line of furniture and home goods that’d make modern design attainable for the masses—or at least morewithin reach than, say, Design Within Reach. Now, the whole collection is available for …

Gyudon / Japanese beef rice bowl Beef udon noodle soup Check easy-peasy recipe @ http://www

Gyudon / Japanese beef rice bowl<p>Beef udon noodle soup

China's multibillion-dollar Hollywood takeover goes deeper than you think

China's invasion of Hollywood drove deeper this week as AMC Entertainment, controlled by billionaire Wang Jianlin, agreed to buy Carmike Cinemas for $1.2 billion.<p>The merger with Carmike will give AMC and its parent company, Wang's Dalian Wanda Group, control over 8,830 movie screens in the U.S., …