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The Pizzadilla: This Is What Happens When a Quesadilla and a Pizza Make Sweet Love

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Last week, I posted a quick-and-dirty recipe for making world-class bar-style pizza out of a flour tortilla and a cast iron skillet. And, while I may have been a little hyperbolic …

Essential Road Trip Wisdom

A good road trip involves a certain amount of improvisation. But the best ones require the right strategy and a few essentials. These eight pieces of advice will start you on the right path.<p>1. Arm your phone<p>The best app for a long haul is Roadtrippers, which will plan your route, estimate fuel …

Mastodon's new video is a headbanger's ode to nerdiness

You don't need to be a metal fan to enjoy the official music video for Mastodon's "High Road." Oozing nerdiness from every frame, the clip features a bespectacled teen who finds himself trounced in a war between live action role playing enthusiasts. Like any good underdog, he eventually rises to …

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. I remember saying something like "I feel a bit …

Delta's '80s-themed safety video has Atari, Alf, and lots of big hair

Once again Delta has hit us with its best shot at a funny in-flight safety video, and this time it's a nod to the '80s. Delta jazzed things up in this video with huge hair, scrunchies, break-dancing, and cleverly-placed references to things like Atari, Alf, and the Rubik's Cube to deliver the …

Grammys 2014's 25 Best and Worst Moments

Daft Punk, Macklemore and Lorde took home the most trophies at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles last night, but a slew of other stars …

Music

Is 2014 Your Year to Join "The Compact" and Stop Buying New?

We're already into our second week of 2014 and if you're anything like me, your New Year's resolutions are already starting to fade. Your vow to work out three times a week was interrupted by foul weather, your diet's been hijacked by your co-worker's daily tins of too-good-to-resist goodies and …

ONE PIECE x Casio G-Shock DW-6900

ONE PIECE has teamed up with Casio G-Shock to produce this slick take on the classic G-Shock<p>ONE PIECE has teamed up with Casio G-Shock to produce this slick take on the classic G-Shock DW-6900. The watch features a clean, all-white finish offset by the black dial face. The watch display features a …

The first 'Godzilla' teaser trailer is here

Earlier this year <i>Pacific Rim</i> reminded us just how much fun giant monsters can be, and now the grandaddy of them all is ready to return. This trailer for Gareth Edward's <i>Godzilla</i> is the first real glimpse the public is getting at what we can expect when the movie hits theaters in 2014. Working from a …

Bicycling's 50 Golden Rules

The cycling standards you need to know<p>Cyclists are innovators, constantly hunting for an edge. Over the last half-century, we've tried thousands of methods to become stronger, faster, and smarter on a bike—many of which have been discarded through the years.<p>These are the rules that have …

The Most Colorful Cities in the World (Photos)

Live the Rainbow<p>No need to rely on just nature to provide a colorful backdrop to your vacation. The streets and skylines of these global cities pop …

A guide to street photography: Gavin Harrison's smartphone art

<i>Street photography is the purest, most spontaneous way to create art with a camera. No studios, no props, no poses; all you need is the right equipment and a street with people on it. In this original series for Engadget, we'll follow three seasoned street fighters and try to glean some practical</i> …

15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Dessert

100 Best Albums of the '90s

The Nineties as a musical era started late and ended early — kicked in by the scritchy-scratch power chords of "Smells Like Teen Spirit," ushered out …

Music

This Train Is Hiding A Full Starbucks Store Inside

What if you could sit inside a cozy Starbucks during your morning commute? Now, commuters in Switzerland can do just that.<p>Starbucks locations already seem to be everywhere you look. But starting November 21, the company will take on a new frontier: trains. Starbucks, with the help of Swiss train …

iPad mini with Retina display review

<i>Every inch an iPad.</i><p>Last year, the overwhelming message of the iPad mini was simple: the iPad mini was smaller, but it was still an iPad. Tim Cook, Phil Schiller, and Jony Ive all reminded us over and over that Apple had to make hard choices to make the iPad mini — it had a lower-resolution screen …

Artist Creates Flipbook of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Amazing Backheel Goal

Remember Zlatan Ibrahimovic's incredible backheel volley against Bastia? Well, an artist (known by his Youtube handle, etoile1c) has recreated the incredible feat in unusual fashion—with a flipbook.

Soccer

Europe's 10 Coziest Mountain Villages

As winter approaches, the first blankets of snow are falling on the great mountains of Europe and the continent's enchanting mountain towns are gearing up for a new season of visitors eager to hit the slopes or take in the unique local culture that these mountain regions seem to inspire. While …

Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an …

Tricking battles and extreme Taekwondo - Red Bull Kick It 2013

Go Now: 5 Spectacular Fall Drives

(photo: Blue Ridge Parkway by NCBrian/Flickr Creative Commons)<p>America has so many breathtakingly scenic highways, it's no wonder that the family road trip is a national obsession. But summer isn't the only season to pack up the family and hit the pavement. With cooler weather comes the brilliance …

If The Street Fighter Cast Was Gender-Swapped...

Take the <i>Street Fighter</i> crew, and flip the genders around. What do you get? Badassery, that's what.<p>Of course, maybe we should have all expected …

The Good Will Out x New Balance 577 "Autobahn" Pack

German retailer The Good Will Out has teamed up with New Balance to produce two unique colorways of<p>German retailer The Good Will Out has teamed up with New Balance to produce two unique colorways of the 577 for this “Autobahn” pack. The pack features “day” and “night” colorways of the 577, both …

Google tries to bring business data down to earth with Google Maps Engine Pro

Google Apps for Business is getting a new entry today, in the form of Google Maps. At an event at Google's San Francisco office, VP of Google Maps Brian McClendon and his team just announced Google Maps Engine Pro, a tool that the company says will let companies of any size help plot any location …

Arnold Schwarzenegger hopes you left enough room for his fist in Reddit AMA

Not every action film star can say they delivered enough one-liners to become a parody of themselves, but Arnold Schwarzenegger certainly can. Now, the former California governor is promoting his new film, <i>Escape Plan</i>, by offering to say any of those famous lines on camera. The fun has already …

Eating out in Japanese: a guide to Japan's restaurants

The Japanese love to eat out, and the profusion of culinary options, even in the smallest towns, can be overwhelming. There’s something for every taste and budget, from humble slurp-and-go noodle stands, to refined traditional eateries serving seasonal fare. With Japan’s range of dishes and cooking …

Anoushka Shankar, Norah Jones Bond on 'The Sun Won't Set'

Anoushka Shankar suffered a heartbreaking loss while recording her new album: she lost her father, sitar legend Ravi Shankar. She wasn't alone, …

Music

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