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The Absolute Best Kitchen Knives, According to Our Test Kitchen

Slice, chop, and serrate your way to greatness with these bona fide blades<p>Here in the Saveur Test Kitchen, we’ve had ample opportunity to test drive …

14 documents every new parent needs

A couple of years into my daughter’s life, I woke one night with a jolt. Had we named a guardian for her in case we both died? I couldn’t remember, so I scrawled myself a middle-of-the-night note. When I checked in the morning, sure enough, although I’m a consumer reporter and my husband is a …

Retirement

25 Alan Watts Quotes That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Alan Watts was a British philosopher who spoke about Asian philosophies for a Western audience. He wrote over 25 books and was an excellent orator on …

Spirituality

How to Give Portraits a Cinematic Look in Lightroom

I'm personally obsessed with the cinematic look in my stills work. I think it's timeless, elegant, and endlessly interesting. If you'd like to add …

How to Become Successful in Photography

Dear friend,<p>What is success in photography and life?<p>1. My definition of success<p>To me, the only definition of ‘success’ I have in photography is</b> …

20 misused words that make smart people look dumb

We’re all tempted to use words that we’re not too familiar with.<p>If this were the only problem, I wouldn’t have much to write about. That’s because …

How to Get More Instagram Followers

• Follow as many other people you can, hoping that they will ‘follow back’<br>• If someone doesn’t follow you back, unfollow them. After all, you don’t want …

31 of the Most Famous Photographers of All Time

<b><br>Ansel Adams [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons</b>Famous photographers is a topic that a lot of us agree on, but ask a group of photographers what …

Street Photography

100 Photography Tips by Eric Kim

Don’t compare your photos to anybody else (but yourself)<p>When in doubt, take a step closer.<p>Shoot from the gut in the streets; edit with your brain at …

This Video Explains the Basics of Low Angle Photo Composition

Your camera’s angle can completely change the look of your photo. When you shoot subjects from a low angle, they tend to look larger and more …

Photography

Mastering Composition to Get More Keepers

Mastering composition is the best way to get more keepers in your street photography. That makes sense, right? If you know how to make a visually …

This site lets you dig through tons of classic hip-hop vinyl

If you’ve been reminiscing (I reminisce, I reminisce) over the good old times when you could go to a vinyl store and readily browse golden-era hip-hop albums, this website might just be the place for you.<p>Digging Into Hip Hop (dihh) is a hip-hop-themed 3D interactive website that simulates the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

10 Things To Know About Your Eames Chair

So you bought an Eames chair because it was cool. It's okay—so did I. But now when people come over and say, "I like your chair, where did you get …

Furniture

SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING: Keywords can attract more visitors

There are many aspects to website design and particularly to Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). SEO itself is the process of getting traffic from the …

Manchester

How to Kill it with Instagram Marketing

Are you using Instagram to its fullest potential?<p>If you have a visually striking product or brand (and even if you don’t!) and you’re not on …

Marketing

6 More Brilliant Books That Will Help You Unlock Your Greatest Opportunities

Must-read books full of practical advice you can immediately implement.<p>Following the success of my last book review article, I received a flurry of requests for book recommendations on a wide range of categories. Here are the most requested topics and my top recommendations in each category, which …

Entrepreneurship

How to Write a Great Business Plan in Less Than a Day

Planning is important but someone else's idea of what a business plan should be shouldn't stand in your way of starting something important.<p>Before getting engaged, you first fall in love with the future possibilities, then seek advice from others, and finally make the decision to go for it. Married …

Small Business

6 Ways to Guarantee Your Next Event Has a Huge Turnout

Want a big audience? Here's how to get it.<p>You're in charge of planning a party, benefit, product launch, talk, or other event. It's important for this upcoming gathering to be well-attended to reflect well on both your company and you. How can you make sure to bring in a big crowd?<p>Tim Raybould, CEO …

Extreme Sports

21 Really Inspiring Quotes to Lift Your Spirits

Life isn't always easy. For those times when you need a boost, here are words guaranteed to inspire.<p>No one said that being in business was easy. Whether you own the business, lead it, or work to keep it running from day to day, there are sometimes as many downs as there are ups. Though there's no …

Motivation

What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

What It's Like to Work at the Waffle House for 24 Hours Straight

<i>Since Andrew Knowlton was a teen, the Waffle House— that particularly Southern institution known for killer hash browns and late-night patty melts—has been there for him. To return the favor, he decided to work a few hours at the grill. Round-the-clock, to be exact.</i><p>It was late. I didn’t plan it, it …

Breakfast

The 22 Weirdest Waffle House Stories Ever (So Far)

It's more than a great breakfast spot—Waffle House is home to some of America's most bizarre events. Here's 22 of the chain's most memorable misadventures<p>We've said it before, we'll say it again: We love the Waffle House. When we're not eating there, we're thinking about it—and when we're not …

Crime

State of the Union 2015 analysis: What he said, what he meant

He has messages for his GOP and Democratic critics.<p>President Barack Obama used his State of the Union speech Tuesday night to set an optimistic tone for the rest of his presidency — but also to drop big hints about the fights that lie ahead.<p>He targeted lines at his Republican critics and talked …

Barack Obama

De-Clutter With a Category Plan instead of Going Room by Room

Typically, when most people are on a de-clutter mission, they start in one room. If that approach isn't working for you, try to start with a category …

How to Communicate With Your Spouse | The Art of Manliness

Loving relationships are the most important factor in a man’s happiness, success, and ability to live a fully flourishing life.<p>And one of the most …

15 Battle Rope Arm Exercises: Wind Sprints for Your Arms | The Art of Manliness

When it comes to cardio, I’m one of those people who like to get it done as fast as possible. Jogging long-distance or spending thirty minutes on an …

The Scariest Radio Episodes of All Time | The Art of Manliness

Before folks sat around the TV watching <i>American Horror Story</i> or classic movies like <i>The Shining</i> and <i>Friday the 13th</i>, they gathered around the radio to …

Ray Bradbury

How to Make Gumbo | The Art of Manliness

Last week I was scheduled for a breakfast meeting at LA’s 101 Coffee Shop. Though I’ve spent quite a bit of time in the City of Angels, I always feel …

How to Make the Perfect Omelet: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

This post is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron delivers all the fresh ingredients and chef-created recipes needed so you can cook meals at …

Breakfast

Spiced Lamb Patties with Nutty Garlic Sauce

You’ll love this spiced alterna-burger with its fresh finishes; kids will love the handheld dinner.<p>Ingredients<p>2 garlic cloves, finely grated<p>¼ cup almond butter<p>4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, divided<p>6 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more<p>½ teaspoon freshly ground black …

Extreme Sports