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One Bowl, No Fuss: My Favorite Buttermilk Waffles

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>I love waffles.<p>I love everything about them, from the tender valleys filled with lakes of melted butter to the crispy ridges left golden and bare. Whether topped with maple syrup …

The New Story of Humanity's Origins in Africa

Several new discoveries suggest that our species didn’t arise from a single point in space. Instead, the entire continent was our cradle.<p>There is a decades-old origin story for our species, in which we descended from a group of hominids who lived somewhere in Africa around 200,000 years ago. Some …

Our Unbeatable Brisket Recipes

Brisket was meant to be grilled. Whether marinated or dry rubbed, brisket cooked over smoking wood or charcoal develops a gorgeous crust and juicy, …

BBQ

How to Hack Wi-Fi: Disabling Security Cameras on Any Wireless Network with Aireplay-Ng

Electronic warfare tactics work by jamming, disrupting, or disabling the technology a target uses to perform a critical function, and IoT devices are …

This Eco-Friendly Shipping Container Is the Ultimate Nomadic Dwelling

Transforming ubiquitous corrugated boxes into sleek pop-up homes, shops, and shelters, Cocoon Modules is redefining what a container can be.<p>Thanks to the help of Athens–based Cocoon Modules and the Greek mattress brand Coco-Mat, shipping containers are not only becoming a symbol of modernity and …

Dining Rooms

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Income Inequality

New Jersey superintendent arrested, pooped at high school track 'on a daily basis'

Call it the case of the public super pooper.<p>New Jersey police have charged Kenilworth Public Schools Superintendent Thomas Tramaglini with relieving himself in public early Monday morning after school officials reported finding "daily" deposits of excrement by an athletic field.<p>Tramaglini, 42, was …

High School

Weekend Project: Build your own budget-friendly electric bicycle for under $500

Electric bicycles make commuting around cities and urban areas much easier, but the good ones can be quite hard on your wallet. High quality electric bicycles by top brands like Trek’s Super Commuter 8s or Raleigh Redux IE offer both high performance and high quality in a sleek package. However, …

Electric Vehicles

10 Used Sleeper Cars That Are Massive Performance Bargains

If a car has performance figures worth bragging about, nine times out of 10 you can tell from miles away. Flared arches, massive hood scoops, …

Ford Fusion

That $4,000 raise Donald Trump and Paul Ryan promised you was a trickle-down lie

Take it from a rich business guy, we only give out raises when we have to. Don't count on that $4,000 Donald Trump & Paul Ryan promised from tax cuts.<p>Free tip from a successful businessman: Always get paid.<p>In selling you their trickle-down tax plan, President Trump and congressional Republicans …

Donald Trump

The next big thing in marijuana won’t get you high

Recently, at the end of a surf trip with several friends, my pal Tim passed me a pipe packed with sticky green buds. I’m not much of a social smoker (more of a one-hitter-before-chores type) so politely declined.<p>Then, he made an odd promise, for a guy brandishing a glass pipe and a lighter: “It …

Cannabis

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Bill Gates

Raspberry Pi goes Android Auto: Now you can build your own cheap car head unit

Why buy a finished Android Auto head unit when you can hack one together with a Raspberry Pi 3?<p><i>Video: A guide to Raspberry Pi in 60 seconds</i><p>A …

Raspberry Pi

10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about

If you had to guess, how many different websites do you think exist in the world today? From simple blogs to complex businesses, the Internet spans the gamut, dispensing and gathering information. Keep your answer in your head because, at the very end of this article, I’ll tell the closest estimate …

Information Systems

10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

These exercises protect your back and neck, and target more of your abdominal muscles than crunches alone.<p>The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But …

Workouts

Five Decades of White Backlash

President Trump is the embodiment of over 50 years of resistance to the policies Martin Luther King Jr. fought to enact.<p>On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. In response, a week later President Lyndon B. Johnson scrambled to sign into law the Fair Housing Act, a final major …

Civil Rights

Remember solar roof? Tesla’s making tiles in New York, installing them

Tesla employees got first solar roof installations, now reservation holders get theirs.<p>Tesla began manufacturing solar tiles for solar roof …

Solar Power

The Barriers Stopping Poor People From Moving to Better Jobs

Highly educated people still relocate for work, but exorbitant housing costs in the best-paying cities make it difficult for anyone else to do so.<p>MERCED, California—Seccora Jaimes knows that she is not living in the land of opportunity. Her hometown has one of the highest unemployment rates in the …

Income Inequality

Dad Shares Disturbing Messages Sent To 7-Year-Old Daughter On Popular Music App

Dad shares messages sent to his 7-year-old daughter on Music.ly<p>Music.ly is an app that let’s users create and share 15 second clips of themselves lip …

A Top Chef’s Secret to Cooking the Perfect Steak

Acclaimed chef and author John Tesar shares his tips and tricks for cooking steak.<p>For many Americans, Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of …

These Prefab Passive Houses Can Reduce Energy Use by 90 Percent

An architecture firm and a construction firm team up to provide affordable eco-friendly pre-made homes.<p>It seems like everywhere you look these days you see homes covered with solar panels. If Tesla's recent announcement about solar roof tiles is any indicator, this trend is here to stay. While …

10 Exercises That Burn 200 Calories in Under 3 Minutes

If you find it hard to lose weight with your busy schedule, the news keeps getting better. First, just 20 minutes of exercise was proven to help increase your metabolism. A related study has found that working out intensely for just 2.5 minutes can spur calorie burn throughout the day — an extra …

Passive Houses: 13 Reasons Why the Future Will Be Dominated by this New Pioneering Trend

If you don’t know what a ‘Passive House’ is you’re in good company, most people haven’t. Passive Houses are essentially buildings which use very …

Simple Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

No Bake Chocolate Stout Cheesecake Cups

No Bake Chocolate Stout Cheesecake Cups are super easy and simple with only about ten minutes prep. Perfect make ahead dessert! I think it’s because …

Dessert

Here's How Much a StingRay Cell Phone Surveillance Tool Costs

It's a rare look into the pricing and packaging of the cellphone surveillance tech.<p>Rochester Police Department in New York responded to our Cell Site Simulator Census with a rare look into the pricing and packaging of the cellphone surveillance tech: a completely unredacted quote list of Harris …

A 70-year-old existential text captures the psychology behind the alt-right troll

The emergence of a white supremacist “alt-right” movement is a deeply disturbing moment in US politics, and commentators are struggling to make sense of what motivates and how to define the group. But for insightful analysis on the psychology behind the alt-right’s trolling and bigotry, some of the …

Alt-Right

Make the Wind Work for You: DIY Wind Generator

Lately I’ve been spending a great deal of time working on ways to generate my own electricity. It isn’t a necessity for me yet, but someday being …

Woodworking

Pumpkin Pie, Pavlova & More: 15 Fabulous Thanksgiving Desserts

It may be called <i>Turkey Day</i>, but the best part of Thanksgiving is really dessert. You'll definitely want to save room for these delicious sweets!<p><b>1. Perfect Pumpkin Pie</b><p>For many, it's just not Thanksgiving without pumpkin pie -- but it can be tricky to make. This foolproof recipe guarantees a perfect …

Dessert

The $5 PoisonTap quickly, completely hijacks even a locked computer’s internet

After I learned of this clever exploit from Samy Kamkar, my poor 2012 MacBook Air looks more vulnerable than venerable: Asleep on the table, its USB ports exposed, it could be hijacked in seconds by a malicious Raspberry Pi Zero called PoisonTap. No need for passwords, zero-days or million-dollar …