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Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Demonstration

5 things a professional chef wants you to know about cooking the perfect leg of lamb

One of Heston Blumenthal's head chefs shares his advice<p>On Easter Sunday, many a home across the country will be indulging in a delicious roast lamb. …

Easter

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

Why artisan chocolate makers are thriving and the best bars to buy

Chocolate fans should not be perturbed by the threatening headlines about their favourite foodstuff this week. “Chocolate sales plunge,” they read, as industry magazine The Grocer said that the 12 biggest names in UK chocolate had lost £78 million in the past year, with sales of Cadbury’s Dairy …

Dark chocolate is now a health food. Here’s how that happened. - Vox

The Mars company has sponsored hundreds of scientific studies to show cocoa is good for you.<p>A year after James Cadbury, the 30-something great-great-great-grandson of the British chocolatier John Cadbury, launched his luxury cocoa startup in 2016, he introduced an avocado chocolate bar.<p>Cadbury …

Holistic Medicine

How to Clean a Cast Iron Skillet with a Potato

<i>This piece originally appeared on PureWow.</i><p>Cast iron skillets are kind of kitchen superheroes. You can use them for cakes, nachos, chickens and more. …

Country Lifestyle

Here's what losing weight does to your body and brain

<i>This video was originally published on October 29, 2017.</i><p><i>Special thanks to John Gunstad, professor with the Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University, for speaking with us about his cutting-edge research on how losing weight affects brain function. Following is a transcript of</i> …

Fitness

The Simple Trick for Cooking Way Better Rice (And No, It’s Not Washing It)

Your rice cooker wishes it could do this.<p>Just like pasta, I tend to have a bag of rice on hand at all times. When I can’t think of anything else for …

How to remove brown stains from sheet pans — with stuff you already own

No matter how hard you scrub, there are some stains that just won't come out with soap and water. Case in point: the eternally-dirty sheet pan that always seems to have brown, burnt-on residue coating the sides.<p>But we don't have to resign ourselves to this fate — there's a simple two-ingredient …

Sheet Pan

The Essential Tools for Homemade Pizza

I know how you all feel about uni-taskers—products that are designed for one specific use and aren't great at much else—but pizza is one of those dishes that simply beg for specialty tools. Some of these just make the job easier (say, a pizza wheel or a food processor). But it's simply impossible …

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Nobel Prize

26 Underrated Sci-Fi and Fantasy Gems You Shouldn’t Miss

A Novel<p>In this masterpiece of speculative fiction, Marge Piercy focuses on Connie Ramos, a woman who bears witness to two possible futures: one an …

Books

Watermelon and Cucumber Salad | Food Network

The top 10 neighbourhoods for bars in Toronto

The top neighbourhoods for bars in Toronto each foster their own kind of intuitive pub crawl. They all boast a hefty lineup of cozy spots for …

The Best Way to Eat a Crunchy Taco

A hard-shell taco can break apart in your hands after just a couple bites if you’re not careful. The trick is to hold it the right way and take bites …

Mark Richt

How Every Entrepreneur Has Seemingly "Written" A Book

Welcome to the (booming, misunderstood, game-changing, potentially manipulative) business of business books<p>This story appears in the April 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Sebastian Rusk always wanted to be a professional speaker. “That’s why I was put on this planet,” he says. “To impact …

Writing

Not everyone should write a book

If the internet is responsible for one recent, disturbing trend it’s this: The idea that everyone can and should write a book. Entrepreneurs should write books. YouTube stars should write books. Quit your job and become a Kindle author. There’s even one service that specializes in helping …

7 Steps to a 'Hard Reset' in Work (and Life) | Inc.com

For the past few years, I've taken sabbaticals as a way to gain some perspective on life and my career. It's usually around the summer months and in between major holidays. I usually go alone but sometimes I'll bring my wife or a friend along for a day trip that involves starting a campfire, eating …

Self-improvement

How to Carve and Serve Whole Cooked Fish

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Last week, I launched my mission to get more people to cook and eat whole fish at home with a basic roasting method. I floated several theories about why a lot of home cooks continue to be intimidated by the idea, most having to do with the shopping and cooking …

12 Millionaire Habits to Start Making Serious Money Soon and Build Wealth in a Hurry

Get-rich-quick schemes rarely work but doing the right things every day rarely fails.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's a mindset that's prevalent these days. It's one of instant gratification in an on-demand society that looks for quick results with very little …

Self-improvement

Children's Book Review: I’m Just No Good at Rhyming: And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-Ups by Chris Harris, illus. by Lane Smith. Little, Brown, $19.99 (192p) ISBN 978-0-316-26657-4

I’m Just No Good at Rhyming: And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-Ups<p>Chris Harris, illus. by Lane Smith. Little, Brown, $19.99 …

Books

How to Cook like an Italian Chef

In the summertime, grilling is great, and we welcome any version of s'mores we can find. But, mostly, all we want to eat are fresh ingredients, …

Kitchens

From the Archives: How to Make Thai-Style Grilled Chicken

Thai food excels at the delicate balance of sweet, sour, funky, and spicy. Tender, crisp-skinned <i>gai yang</i> is a prime example—the grilled chicken gets its deeply savory flavor from a puréed marinade of garlic, cilantro, sugar, coriander, fish sauce, soy sauce, and lemongrass. Cooked over hot coals, …

BBQ

‘Seat 14C’ short stories imagine a 20-year time warp – and now you can hop on board

Imagine you’re a passenger on a jet that mysteriously time warps to the year 2037: That’s what a team of world-class science-fiction writers did for …

Science Fiction

Don’t Talk About Your Book Until It’s Published

When I was a graduate student working in the philosophy department at Rutgers University, an old academic offered some advice: “don’t talk about your …

Writing

Here's 7 Pancakes From Around The World That Will Change The Way You Think About Pancakes

Which one would you eat?

35 Books Everyone Should Read at Least Once in Their Lifetime

By Megan Willett<p>Books have the profound capacity to stay with us for the rest of our lives.<p>Whether they’re written for children, sci-fi lovers, …

Literature

potato kugel

Among the great Ashkenazi soul food traditions — bagels, lox, chicken noodle soup, challah, brisket and its cousins, pastrami and corned beef — few …

How to Memorize the F-Stop Scale With Simple Math

Off the top of your head, do you know how much more light f/2.8 lets in compared to f/5.6? Do you know the f-stop number that comes after 11? This …

Mathematics