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Anthony Bourdain Bought This Ominous John Lurie Painting Days Before He Died

People<p>The artist mourned the chef's passing on social media.<p>,<p>Days before taking his own life at the age of 61, chef, writer, and television star …

Anthony Bourdain

Cooking steak indoors? Embrace the reverse sear

Cooking steak outside? That's easy. Get the grill as hot as possible, toss the meat on and cook until done. But attempt that same stunt indoors, and you'll smoke out your family and any immediate neighbors. Sure, you could turn the heat down, though then you risk either ending up with a sad, gray …

BBQ

A guide to car subscriptions, a new alternative to buying and leasing

It's 2018. We have drones and hoverboards, our phones unlock by scanning our faces and anything in the world can be delivered to your door with a couple of clicks. Why should we be stuck with buying or leasing as our only means of procuring a car to drive?<p>Thankfully, vehicle subscription services …

Los Angeles

Wild vs. Farmed Fish: What's the Difference?

From protein and vitamins to those famous omega-3 fatty acids, the reasons to incorporate more fish into your diet are virtually endless. According …

I Changed My Diet For Perfect Skin

My skin and I haven't always been on great terms. It has pimpled, puffed, flaked, and fried countless times in the 25 years I've been around, and …

PLANT SOME OF THESE AROUND YOUR HOME AND GARDEN AND YOU’LL NEVER SEE ANOTHER FLY AGAIN

Spring and summer are the times when most people spend much of their free time outdoors having fun, whether it’s a picnic or a nice hike in nature. …

You Can Get A New Ram For Crazy Cheap Because Not Enough People Are Buying Them

We live in some odd times, where an automaker’s best selling and most profitable vehicle is having trouble finding customers. Some of the latest Ram …

Texas Brisket

There are plenty of barbecue joints throughout Texas, and amongst them, a variety of cooking styles and regional favorites. But when we asked our …

Hugh Jackman Brings His Coffee Shop to Austin for SXSW

The <b>South by Southwest</b> pop-up mania continues, this time with actor <b>Hugh Jackman</b>’s coffee shop <b>Laughing Man Cafe</b> Then, noted Aussie television chef <b>Curtis Stone</b> will host a happy hour with Australian cheese/charcuterie/wine happy hour for one evening. The pop-up will take place at AustraliaHouse …

Texas

The Best Coffee Makers

From single-serve K-cups to full pots.<p>To find the very best products that no human being would have the time to try, look to the best-reviewed …

Yes, bacon really is killing us

There was a little cafe I used to go to that did the best bacon sandwiches. They came in a soft and pillowy white bap. The bacon, thick-cut from a local butcher, was midway between crispy and chewy. Ketchup and HP sauce were served in miniature jars with the sandwich, so you could dab on the exact …

Processed Meat

The First 10 Recipes to Make in Your Dutch Oven

I like to think of the day I brought home a Dutch oven as the day my kitchen changed forever. That may sound dramatic, but seriously — there really …

It's Time to Say It: Retirement Is Dead. This Is What Will Take Its Place | Inc.com

<b>We get old when the weight of our memories and regrets starts to exceed that of our dreams.</b><p>When it to comes to the topic of retirement, the old rules no longer apply.<p>In 1935, when the Social Security act was passed, the age of retirement was set at 65. At the time, the average life expectancy was …

Retirement

Slurp of satisfaction: Ramen favorites around San Diego

Steaming bowls of ramen aren’t just reserved for San Diego’s rare cold — OK, under 60 degrees — nights. Ramen (the Japanese word for “pull,” …

California

What Amazon Does to Poor Cities

The debate over Amazon’s HQ2 obscures the company’s rapid expansion of warehouses in low-income areas.<p>SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.—This community was still reeling from the recession in 2012 when it got a piece of what seemed like good news. Amazon, the global internet retailer, was opening a massive …

Los Angeles

Get jacked with these TRX exercises

Continuing our fitness series with the LPGA Tour's Belen Mozo, this week she debuts some of her favorite upper-body exercises using a TRX suspension trainer. Next week she will demo a series of TRX lower-body exercises. Mozo says this might be her favorite apparatus for exercising, because it …

The Best Instant Pot Recipes To Make With The Pressure Cooker Feature

Let's embrace its wizardly ways.<p>No matter how hard you fight it, an Instant Pot is almost certainly going to weasel its way into your life at some point.<p>The New York Times has written about it as “The Kitchen Gadget That Spawned A Religion.” Devotees of the appliance have branded themselves as …

Whole Foods places new limits on suppliers, upsetting some small vendors

Whole Foods Markets is placing new limits on how products are sold in its stores and asking suppliers to help pay for the changes, riling some mom-and-pop vendors that have long depended on the grocer for visibility and shelf space.<p>The changes, outlined in an email recently sent to the company's …

38 Kitchen Products On Amazon Our Readers Loved In 2017

A two-in-one food chopper, slow cooker liners, and 36 other favorite products from our posts this year.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of</i> …

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Living an Exceptional Life From an Average One | Inc.com

Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He wanted things done a certain way, challenging other people to work harder, work longer, and sometimes to do more than they thought was possible.<p>Steve Jobs had high standards. He wanted things to be done his way.<p>But he also believed in the power of …

Self-improvement

Jeff Bezos’ net worth surpasses 100 billion dollars

Amazon’s Black Friday stock surge pushed him over<p><i>Bloomberg</i> has been keeping an eye on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ net worth and notes that today, for the first time, it has exceeded $100 billion. That’s 100,000,000,000 dollars. He was already definitively the richest person in the world after spending …

New Jaguar Frog Discovered on Abandoned Highway

The spotted amphibian may already be at risk of extinction, a new study says.<p>Scientists have discovered a new species of tree frog in an unusual place—a stretch of abandoned highway in Brazil.<p>When herpetologists first heard male frogs calling in the Amazon rain forest, they suspected the unknown …

Zoology

Inside Guinness's Secret Bar in Dublin

Dublin's iconic storehouse has a secret hidden in plain sight.<p>The Guinness Storehouse at St. James’s Gate is the most popular tourist attraction in all of Ireland, pulling in more than 1.6 million visitors in 2016. But there is one secret spot that almost all of those visitors are missing: the Open …

A Smart Coffee Cup? It’s More Useful Than It Sounds

The Ammunition-designed mug lets you choose the exact temperature you’d like your coffee to remain for hours.<p>It’s a chilly Sunday morning. You pour yourself a cup of tea, curl up in a cozy blanket, grab a book, read a few pages, and take a sip only to find that it’s gone cold. This letdown is …

How much golf does Donald Trump play compared to average players?

In his first nine months as president of the United States, Donald Trump unofficially played 60 rounds of golf. This number comes from TrumpGolfCount.com, which has replaced ObamaGolfCounter.com as the de facto tabulator of presidential golf. (The big difference in these two counters is the …

Airstream debuts new 'European inspired' travel trailer

The iconic ‘silver bullet’ gets a reboot<p>The longest-tenured RV manufacturer in North America—Airstream—just announced a brand-new production model: the 27-foot Globetrotter.<p>Known for their “silver bullet” riveted aluminum travel trailers, Airstream has been firing on all cylinders lately to develop …

RVs

7 Stylish Coffee Mugs That Will Make Everyone Else in Your Office Jealous

When I think back to my first office job, I learned two key takeaways: 1) always share your process and thinking with your supervisor, and don't hold …

These Are The Most Popular Gray Paints for Exteriors

From soft stone to dark graphite, these colors will transform your façade<p>When it comes to picking a new exterior paint color, you can’t go wrong with a classic neutral. But if you want to stand out (just a bit!) from block after block of white houses, consider giving your exterior a moody makeover …

Home Decorating

Magnificent white humpback whale filmed off coast of Australia (video)

<b>One of only a few white whales known to the world, watch this gorgeous creature as he swims near Sydney on his way to Antarctica.</b><p>Call me Ishmael? …