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The best method for cooking asparagus is 2,000 years old

I used to think I didn’t like asparagus, but it turned out to be—as these aversions often are—a textural problem. Their stalks would remain fibrous …

Asparagus

With a library of 500,000 movies and shows, SelectTV puts Netflix to shame

popsci shop<p>Get one year of service for just $19 and receive a free HDTV antenna.<p>Neither Netflix nor Hulu can claim to be the biggest entertainment library on the web. That accolade goes to SelectTV by FreeCast, an awesome cable-cutting platform that costs less than a coffee per month. You can get …

Online Life

Sheet Pan Pancake Recipes That Will Feed a Crowd

1<p>Buttermilk<p>Serve everyone at the table a warm stack of pancakes all at once. We’ve made the breakfast favorite hassle-free by baking the batter in a …

Breakfast

5 Ways to Flavor Your Meat While It’s Resting

It’s almost June, everyone, and that means that grill season is upon us! Along with outdoor BBQs and drinking cold beer in the sun, grilling also …

Cooking

I Just Hacked a Box of Bisquick and Made the Best Biscuits Ever

I just baked a batch of tender, fluffy, soft-as-a-pillow biscuits, and I didn’t even break a sweat. That’s because I tried a new biscuit-making …

Baking

The Way This Anti-Vaxxer Gets Shut Down Is Brilliant

Like John Oliver has already said, when the Polio shot came out, people lined up for it like it was the latest iPhone. However, despite millions of …

Food Hack: Marinating Your Veggies Makes Them SO Much Tastier

Marinated vegetables are the way to the heart of even the staunchest carnivores. The first time my mom served them to my brother-in-law and husband, they couldn’t believe that they were piling second helpings onto their plate, especially when there were still burgers on the grill. It’s a versatile …

Today in Gear: An Exceptional Chef’s Knife, a Reversible Bomber Jacket, Apple’s HomePod and More

New & Noteworthy Releases<p><b>Hinoki S1 Gyuto Chef’s Knife</b> <br>Japan is known worldwide for its bladesmiths and the master bladesmiths at Hinoki are carrying …

Screenprinting: The Ultimate Studio Guide review

Screen printing is a welcome alternative for artists who want to take it slow and explore handmade. Whereas digital art gives creatives the …

Screen Printing

A Month-by-Month Guide for the Best Time to Buy Everything in 2018

Plan your shopping with this calendar of bargains.<p>In 2018, you may resolve to save more, spend less or budget better. Whatever your money goal, the …

Watching Frank Klausz Never Gets Old – Effortless Dovetails

Yes, you’re right, Frank Klausz cutting dovetails isn’t exactly new. In fact, I’ve been watching Frank cut dovetails for 25 years. But guess what, it …

The Fastest Way to Make Your House Smell Amazing

The holiday season means lots of things, namely food, celebrations and the arrival of guests. We bet you’ve tidied up the living room and prepped the …

Holiday Recipes

This one weird trick lets blue states avoid Trump’s tax hike

It could give middle-class families a tax cut, too!<p>Now that the Republican tax reform bill is officially law, blue states are scrambling to figure out ways around one of the law’s few actual tax increases: its new limit on deducting state and local taxes.<p>Under current law, taxpayers not claiming …

Husband Compiles Photos From All The Fun Road Trips He Takes With His Wife, And The Result Is Just Too Funny

Road trips with travel buddies have plenty of benefits. For example, you can use them as slaves for helping with navigation or opening bottles of …

How to Give Your Fire TV or Chromecast a Huge Speed Boost For Just $18

If you invested in a new Amazon Fire TV, Fire Stick TV or Chromecast during Black Friday or Cyber Week, upgrade your new purchase with this …

Amazon Fire TV

A Free Minimalist Résumé Template That Looks Friendly But Professional

<b>An eye-catching résumé</b> can mean the difference between cinching a job or not, so it always pays to invest time and effort into making yours look …

These Are the Best Days to Buy Everything on Your Holiday Shopping List

Giving presents to loved ones is one of our favorite parts of the holiday season. But despite our best efforts to honor our holiday budgets, we’re totally guilty of overspending when we see a gorgeous something-something that we <i>know</i> our bestie will love. To help us stay on track and avoid having to …

Quotable – Allen Ginsberg

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Your cable company really doesn’t want you to know about this $45 box

Let me ask you a question. If I told you that you could buy a banana from me for $1 or you could buy the very same banana for $2, which price would …

Make It Yourself: Cornbread Mix

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Whisk together flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. Store in a tightly sealed container in a cool, dry …

81 Staging Tips That Help Buyers Fall in Love

Staging your house can make you money. Seventy-one percent of sellers’ agents believe a well-staged environment increases the dollar value buyers are …

This Chilling Netflix Documentary Has A 100% On Rotten Tomatoes And It’s An Absolute Must-Watch

So Game of Thrones is over. So are a lot of other interesting shows.<p>If you are wondering what you should be watching next, we have you covered. There …

This Is How All Your Favorite Chefs Roast Potatoes

A simple side of roasted potatoes seems like one of the easiest things to make, but it all depends on the technique. The appropriate seasonings and cook times can make all the difference between soggy, lackluster potatoes and crispy, second-helping-worthy ones. If you're in need of a little …

Instant Pot Chicken Pot Pie

The food processor and Instant Pot make this chicken pot pie a snap to prepare and bake. The filling is made with chicken breasts, but part or all …

Here’s a Cheap DIY Tabletop “Photo Studio” That’s Great for Macro and Product Photography

For those of us who don’t have our own photo studios, tabletop photography often involves waiting for a bright overcast day and shooting outdoors …

The One Summer Dish My Friends Keep Asking Me to Make Again

It started a few years ago: I was hosting a group of friends at my family's lake house, and I made some grilled flatbread to go with gazpacho for …

The Trick to Better Coffee Cake Is Simple—Obvious, Even

Choosing the best part about a piece of cake is challenging. It's all good! It's cake! But if I were pressed, I could identify one <i>particularly</i> good bit about every kind of cake. I do love the soft, moist crumbs that cling to the frosting on a layer cake, or custardy, clafoutis-like pockets that …

Dessert

How to build an amazing board game collection for $10!

<b>Quinns</b>: Ladies, gentlemen, non-binary folks, and anyone else who's left a comment over the last six years along the lines of "ARRRGH STOP MAKING ME …

Board Games