Corey Cermak

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This Coconut Curry Chicken & Rice Cooks in One Pan

When you don't have a ton of time to dedicate to cooking a main dish and sides for dinner, a one-pan meal is the perfect solution. In this case, …

Curries

Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo That's Better than the Restaurant

Chicken Alfredo pasta was my favorite "fancy" restaurant order as a kid — luxe sauce clinging to fettuccini topped with crispy chicken. It was about …

Italian Food

Doing These 9 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.</i><p>What makes someone uncomfortable depends on the person, but what's universally true is the …

Communication Skills

Phone Survives Fall from Plane While Recording, Confuses Man on Ground

A Tennessee man named Blake Henderson was recently flying in a small plane and recording some video of another plane on his Samsung Galaxy S5 when …

Gear & Gadgets

19 Chicken Recipes That Are Ready in an Instant (Pot, That Is)

Versatile, powerful, and easier-to-use than conventional pressure cookers, the Instant Pot is one appliance we, and the food world at large, can't get enough of. One task it performs particularly well at is cooking up tender, juicy chicken in a fraction of the time roasting, broiling, or grilling …

Cooking

Studiolada used all wood materials to create this affordable open-source home anyone can build

Skillfully blending the basics of frugality and sustainability into one beautiful home design, French firm Studiolada Architects has just unveiled …

Design

You Can Make a DIY Cardboard Chair This Weekend

Guerilla Furniture Design is a do-it-yourself bible by designer and carpenter Will Holman. Here, we excerpt his step-by-step guide for how to make a Cardboard Cantilever Chair at home. Catch our furniture-themed September issue for more inspiration!<p>Cantilever chairs first appeared in the 1920s, as …

Woodworking

Land House

Meaford, Ontario, Canada<p>A year round cottage minutes from Georgian Bay in Meaford, Ontario, this house derives its form and space from the simplicity of a traditional gabled dogtrot, a typology familiar in the southern US, but less so in northern climates. With the sleeping areas to one side of the …

Architecture

17 ways to become a more interesting person

You don't have to be a billionaire, or a CEO, or an astronaut to hold people's attention — you can just be you.<p>It's a question of knowing how to highlight the traits that make you different from the person next to you.<p>Over on Quora, dozens of people have answered the question, "How do I become a …

Self-improvement

This single-story house is flat out fantastic

Belgian architects <i>OPEN ARCHITECTES</i> know you don't have to over complicate things to make an impact. They are fans of minimalism, strong shapes, bold …

If You Do These Things Every Day, You’ll Become Smarter

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups “AThe post If You Do These Things Every Day, You’ll Become …

Self-improvement

How to Make a Map Keepsake Box for Your Travel Trinkets

Are you the type of person who loves to collect travel trinkets and souvenirs? If you tend to keep every plane ticket, metro pass or postcard you …

Classic Banana Bread

Got one or two overripe bananas? Throw them into a resealable plastic bag and freeze them. (They'll keep up to a month.) When you have enough, use …

Anthony Bourdain: ‘I put aside my psychotic rage, after many years being awful to cooks’

The chef and author on encountering vichyssoise aged nine, practical jokes with his sous chef, and learning to take food less seriously<p>Click here to get the Observer and the Guardian for half price<p><b>I worked in a restaurant where the house speciality was mutton chops,</b> soeverything reeked of fat, …

New Jersey

Easy Floating Shelves

15 Super Smart Ways to Use the IKEA Kallax Bookcase

The IKEA Expedit (lately reborn as the Kallax) has, like a lot of classics, an incredibly simple design. And like a lot of IKEA pieces, it lends …

Living Rooms

How to Build a Tiny, Off-Grid House for $2500 (Video)

From life inside a tiny, 7'x12' portable house to touring an infamous roundhouse, we've been pretty fascinated by the DIY tiny house movement. Here's …

9 Rules of Storytelling from Moneyball Writer Michael Lewis

“Have the nerve to be yourself” — and other advice from a master storyteller<p>Michael Lewis is the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of multiple books …

Vesna Vulovic, stewardess who survived 33,000ft fall, dies

<b>Vesna Vulovic, an air stewardess who survived the highest ever fall by a human being after her plane broke up at 33,000ft (10,000m), has died aged 66.</b><p>State TV in Vulovic's home country of Serbia said she was found dead in her apartment in Belgrade. The cause of death was not immediately …

Airplanes

Dazzling Photos of Canada’s Festive Trains Transporting Holiday Cheer

Since 1998, the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train has sent two luminous locomotives across North America to spread Christmas cheer through dazzling displays of light and heartwarming acts of charity. While this year’s trains have already completed the journeys, you can still see the spectacle through …

cheer

A world in a jar: potted landscape photography – in pictures

After becoming a father two years ago, Finnish photographer Christoffer Relander started feeling nostalgic about his own childhood. He began photographing landscapes that reminded him of growing up in rural Finland, and using double-exposure photography – and no digital manipulation such as …

Photography

Five of the best meditation apps

Boost your mindfulness and try to rise above digital distractions with these apps to carve out time for peaceful reflection<p>The first rule of mindfulness might be to switch your smartphone off. From checking emails at bedtime to constant, needy push notifications from mobile games, our phones can …

Meditation

A Stanford dean on adult skills every 18-year-old should have

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the skills every 18 year old needs?</i> <i>Answer by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author of NYT bestseller How to Raise an Adult; former Stanford dean; podcast host.</i><p>1. An 18-year-old must be able to talk to strangers<p>Faculty, deans, advisers, landlords, store …

Quora

Kano's Got The Computer Any Kid Can Build, Anywhere

They set out with a mission to enable any kid to build their own computer from a lego-like kit, now for Kano the next step is to make sure children across Asia have that access – an interesting endeavor considering the impact the concept could have – especially on an enormous Indian youth …

TED Talks

5 Books That Will Inspire You to Never Give Up on Your Dreams | Inc.com

I am an avid reader. I read because there is so much incredible material out there to learn from, but I also read to stay inspired. In the same way movies and YouTube montages and podcasts inspire, books can have a tremendous impact on the way we see the world--and what we believe is …

Motivation

Back Porch Session: Lucero

Ben Nichols and Rick Steff of Lucero stop by the Garden & Gun office for a live acoustic performance

First Listen: The Cactus Blossoms’ ‘You’re Dreaming’

Minnesota might be several hundred miles from the Mason-Dixon line, but the Cactus Blossoms craft a vintage country sound akin to those other brother duos, Louvin and Everly<p>Minnesota might be several hundred miles from the Mason-Dixon line, but <b>the Cactus Blossoms</b>—brothers Jack Torrey and Page …

Dwell

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