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Stock Markets

Easy Vegetarian Recipes – Pea and Potato Frittata

On Monday I introduced my new series here on Thinly Spread. Every Wednesday, in term time, I will be sharing the simplest vegetarian recipes in my …

Vegetarian Food

Get Your Wellness and Wallet Back on Track by Eating at Home

We all kind of get used to being—and eating—out and about in the summer. But while habitually soaking up rays (and cocktails) on your favorite …

Cooking

Make Your Tiny Fridge Feel Twice as Big: 11 Brilliant Hacks

Here's how you make a tiny fridge bigger: You don't need magic or borderline-psychic Craigslist sense, you just need some clever hack-y solutions. …

Hacking

Sia Has Collaborated With Kendrick Lamar For “The Greatest” and Released a Super Creepy Video For It

This whole thing looks like a scary-as-fuck boarding school where only possessed zombie girls can enrol.<p>Just like slam poetry and competitive walking, expressive movement is considered kind of lame, isn’t it? As in, a story told through the medium of abstract dance is usually a story you don’t want …

Kendrick Lamar

Sometimes Life Is Overwhelming But Grouplove's "Enlighten Me" Will Help

Grouplove! Still super posi-vibes! [Insert prayer hands emoji]<p>Blur said it first: Modern Life Is Rubbish. Of course they made many, much more nuanced and poignant things about humanity, love, loss, and just existing, but sometimes shit can get whittled down to just: Life can be overwhelming. In …

Salt Lake City

Watch Bat for Lashes’ Haunting “Joe’s Dream” Video

Bat for Lashes has shared a new video from <i>The Bride</i>, her wedding-themed latest album. In the haunting “Joe’s Dream” video, she sings and strums in a dim, glittery ceremony room, as the lights slowly fade to match her mournful tone. Watch it below.<p>Read “Wedding for One,” our recent feature on Bat …

Makeup

Yes, Beach House and the Best Concerts in Denver This Week

Jackson Browne<br>$39.50-$89.50, 7:30 p.m. Red Rocks Amphitheatre<p>Beach House<br>$29.50-$50, 8 p.m. Ogden Theatre<p>Kyle Craft<br>$10, 9 p.m. Lost Lake …

THE TELL Is a New Podcast Where Your Fave Musicians Share Their Best Tales

Wanna hear TV on the Radio's Kyp Malone tell an intimate story that's both creepy and extremely amusing? Well here's ep one of THE TELL and there will be plenty more where that came from.<p>"So I'm laying there pretending to be asleep as my brother jerks off across the room…" says Kyp Malone, …

Arrested Development

How to Make Your Home Look Well-Travelled (Without Ever Booking a Plane Ticket)

(Image credit: One Kings Lane)<p>There are a rare few in this world who are unaffected by wanderlust, but we do not consider ourselves amongst them. …

Living Rooms

6 Ways To Use the "Little Walls" in Your Home

(Image credit: Hus & Hem)<p>Do you have a little wall in your home? Usually two or three feet wide, they're often the transition space between two rooms …

Doodling

We Ranked the Weirdest Drawings of DJs We Could Find on the Internet

From Guetta to Avicii, we've tracked down ten of the most mind-blowing sketches of superstars that you'll ever see.<p>In these troubled times, all of us find ourselves turning to the more comforting things in life: another pint of lager, another portion of cottage pie, another episode of <i>Can't Pay,</i> …

Skrillex

8 Timeless Summer Looks From Men’s Style Icons

Men have long been dogged by our clunky approach to summer dressing. Too much of the wrong thing, too little of the right, and don’t even get us …

Men's Fashion

Sect Breathes New Life into Vegan Straight Edge Hardcore with a Supercharged Debut

Members of Cursed, Earth Crisis, Fall Out Boy and Catharsis (don't) walk into a bar…<p>Straight edge vegan hardcore supergroups are hard to come by these days, so we thought we'd brighten your day with the worldwide debut of Sect, a brand-new project cooked up by a bunch of extremely well-seasoned …

North America

Building a Get-Home Bag | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart, Senior Instructor at the Willow Haven Outdoor School for Survival, Preparedness & …

7 Basic Woodworking Skills Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor</i><i>’s note: This is a guest post from Joshua Klein.</i><p>Classes in the “industrial arts” were first introduced to secondary schools in the 1880s, and …

Woodworking

This Summer, No Excuses: Make the Most of Your Small Outdoor Space

(Image credit: The Everygirl)<p>Living in a small home or apartment probably means that you treasure your outdoor space all the more — but if your …

Outdoor Spaces

5 Things You Can Do Every Month to Move Your Net Worth Needle

Net worth is defined as your assets – such as cash, investments and property – minus your liabilities and debts. In other words, it's how much you <i>own</i> …

Personal Finance

50+ Side Hustles You Can Start Pretty Quickly For $50 Or Less

I believe that everyone should have a side hustle. I’m here to help entrepreneurial employees who want to use their unique gifts, talents, strengths, …

Multi-Level Marketing

Sunroom Style: Ideas to Steal for Other Rooms in Your Home

Sunrooms capture the best of the outdoors—being close to nature and soaking in sunlight—without the downsides (like bugs and extreme temperatures). …

Small Spaces

Kurt Vile and Win Butler Teamed Up to Cover David Bowie's "Rebel Rebel" at VICE's NewFront Party

Two indie giants came together to give tribute to The Starman.<p>Photo by Sara Wass<p>Last night, VICE threw a celebration as part of this year's NewFront, a digital content show. As part of the festivities, several artists came through to perform some killer collaborations, including Win Butler and Kurt …

David Bowie

Cleaning Wisdom from My Mom to You

Maybe it's the Dutch in her, I don't know, but my mom is spic-and-span. And even though my room as a teenager nudged her toward apoplexy (sorry, …

Personal Hygiene

The Cocktail Formula That You Need to Memorize Now

One easy formula, 9 cocktails.<p>There’s a simple structure behind all sours, from margaritas to mojitos. We tapped <b>Audrey Saunders</b> of NYC’s Pegu Club to come up with these ten classics, but consider this just your starting point. Once you memorize the (super-simple) formula, you can use it to mix up …

Juice

How to Feel Like a Man | The Art of Manliness

Since starting The Art of Manliness nearly five years ago, I’ve interacted with thousands of men from all over the world. One thing that I’ve learned …

Finance Goals For Your 20s | The Art of Manliness

You’ll sometimes hear these days that 30 is the new 20, and the importance of moving towards career, relationship, and finance goals in your twenties …

Personal Finance

The Pitfalls of Life Hacking Culture | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Kyle Eschenroeder.</i><p>“There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.” …

Motivation

You can now attach your iPad directly to your face to experience virtual reality

AirVR wants to turn your iPad Mini and iPhone 6 Plus into portable virtual reality goggles<p>It was only a matter of time. The iPad has been adapted for all sorts of intriguing and surprising purposes over the years (including, recently, a sex toy). Meanwhile, a number of enterprising organizations …

New Study: Bicyclists & Protected Bike Lanes Offer Big Savings To Society

<b>Published on</b> August 9th, 2014 | <i>by Cynthia Shahan</i><p>2<p>New Study: Bicyclists & Protected Bike Lanes Offer Big Savings To Society<p>August 9th, 2014 by <b>Cynthia</b> …

Ryan Adams Does "Gimme Something Good" on "Fallon"

"The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" welcomed musical guests Ryan Adams and his band the Shining. He did "Gimme Something Good", the single from his forthcoming self-titled album (out September 9 via Pax-Am).<p>Adams also recently released the studio version of his track "My Wrecking Ball". Listen …

Jimmy Fallon