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The Best (Nonfiction) Baseball Books...

<b>Baseball's hold on the American</b> imagination may have loosened somewhat in recent decades, thanks to the NFL, NBA, and, uh, NASCAR, but no other sport has inspired the wealth of literature that baseball has. From memoirs and biographies to essays and historical accounts, here are twenty immensely …

Books

From Cuba To America, Arturo Sandoval Is An Ambassador For Jazz

Cuban-born trumpeter Arturo Sandoval is set to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom later this year for his contributions to the world of music. He's won nine Grammy awards and an Emmy. He's also collaborated with legends like Frank Sinatra and Johnny Mathis, and contemporary stars such as …

Excalibur Dehydrator Review: The Ultimate Home Jerky Machine

If jerky, dried fruit, and dried vegetables aren't dietary staples for you, they should be. Enduring edibles are equally handy on camping trips, in …

Top Best 11 Gadgets For Home Controlled by Smartphone

Today’s smartphones let you do all sorts of ingenious things and the phone function is the least interesting one. You can do your shopping from your …

Pan-Fried Crispy Chickpeas with Lime

<i>By the time you read this I will be somewhere in the air on my way home to Kansas. I’ve written in the past about my carefully packed snacks for</i> …

Hey Apple: Regular People Have No Idea How To Manage Photos On Their iPhone

I’m serious, they don’t. They don’t know that they don’t, but they don’t. If you grab a co-workers iPhone and they have 2500 photos on the camera …

10 Easy Pieces: Glass Bottle Vases

The first thing to do after the car pulls up to the house is to pick a few wildflowers, fill a simple glass bottle with water, and plonk down the …

The Big Idea: Saving the World’s Most Important Fish

The Alaska pollock may be the largest remaining source of palatable fish in the world, used in the Filet-O-Fish at McDonald’s and by many other …

Everything you know about drugs is wrong

Author Carl Hart says we focus too much on drugs’ dangers – and not enough on how racism affects drug policy<p>It’s not every day you read a book that blows the lid off of everything you’ve ever been taught about drugs, but Dr. Carl Hart’s recent work, "High Price," does just that. Part memoir, part …

DRAFT Magazine

Want to improve your tasting notes? Practice, practice, practice.<p>Combining beers is either a mortal sin or a completely natural part of beer …

Alcohol

Craft Beer World

It might sound like a wonderful place to go buy a six pack or two, but in actuality, <i>Craft Beer World</i> ($15) is a 192-page guide to some of the …

Beer | Uncrate

Plenty of craft breweries make a coffee-infused beer. Not many use coffee beans they've roasted themselves. Modern Time in San Diego just happens to …

13 Refreshing and Fruity Sangria Recipes

What’s one of the best ways to celebrate summer? If you ask us, it’s with a glass of sangria in hand. First introduced to the United States at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, the punch has been around for centuries. And with all that history (you can read more about it here), come hundreds of …

The 16 Best BBQ Spots In 13 Cities Around The US

From New York to Chicago to L.A., Zagat scoured the States for the shining stars of barbecue around America.<p>Here are 16 barbecue spots in 13 cities around the country you need to try this summer.

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Spectacular landscapes in HQ

Earth is a spectacularly beautiful, diverse place: filled to the brim with millions of species of plants and animals, mindblowing features that seem …

Honey Grilled Watermelon Caprese Salads

Honey Grilled Watermelon Caprese Salads.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> July 31, 2013 132<p>I’ve become very brave this summer.<p>By grilling EVERYTHING.<p>I really mean …

The 20 Best Bands at Lollapalooza You Haven't Heard

<b>This has long been my theory:</b> Festival bookers have become some of the music business's last true tastemakers. Six months or earlier, they're tasked with identifying and booking acts people will want to see the following summer. Or hopefully, next summer in a better timeslot on a bigger stage. …

Music Festivals

Threadflip Adds Personalized News Feed So You Can Follow Any Seller

Threadflip, a fashion marketplace for women, has evolved. With version 2.0, the company says it is adding on a more personalized layer (read: News Feed) that lets its users find clothing and accessories relevant to them. This new experience extends to those using the service on the Web and mobile …

Snaptee, The App That Makes Designing And Ordering Custom T-Shirts Easy, Officially Launches With New Editing Features

Snaptee, the custom T-shirt iOS app that we profiled back in February, is launching to the public today with a fresh look and more options, including a women’s tee and upgraded shipping. Snaptee’s first Android app will also be available by the end of this month.<p>The app was created to make …

Scientific Breakthrough Lets SnappyCam App Take 20 Full-Res Photos Per Second

Your standard iPhone camera app is actually pretty slow, able to take just three to six photos per second at 8 megapixels each. But with SnappyCam 3.0, you can shoot 20 full-resolution photos per second thanks to a breakthrough in discrete cosine transform JPG science by its inventor. Twenty frames …

Dialogue: Easily Make, Receive, and Record Smartphone Calls From Your Mac!

I use an iMac for my daily work, and keep a pair of studio headphones attached for listening to music, participating in conference calls, using …

Keep Specific Web Sites From Appearing In Safari 6’s Top Sites List [OS X Tips]

Over at Stack Exchange, one intrepid user asks,<p>I would like to know if there is any way to block Facebook and other sites from being added to Safari’s Top Sites. Someone knows how to do that?<p>One answer is to completely keep new tabs or windows from showing Top Sites, but that’s not really the best …

Operating Systems

Top scenic drives around Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone’s famous landscape doesn’t suddenly end at the park fence. Enveloping the park kernel is a protective cushion of national forests and wilderness areas that offer almost as much scenic splendor as the park itself, but without the crowds and the entry fee. Heading to Yellowstone? See the …