Enrique Chavez

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How to Clean Your Toilet the Right Way

Cleaning the toilet has to be one of the least desirable household tasks there is. It's a chore we <i>dread</i> and, more often than not, put off for an indefinite amount of time. (Don't judge us.) But, naturally, the toilet is also one of the germiest, dirtiest, nastiest places in the entire house—and, as …

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This French startup says its weird vibrating headband can improve your sleep

It starts at the not-so-low price of $349.<p>Health startups are hard work, and they often overpromise and underdeliver (like a certain blood-testing company). Hardware startups are also difficult to get right; just take a look at Nest.<p>A 50-person French startup called Rythm is a combination of both. …

WATCH: The Tricks You Can Do With These Next-Gen Magnets Look Like Magic

Their north and south poles are on the SAME SIDE.<p>Sometimes all it takes is a little child-like wonder to remind you just how freaking cool magnetic …

How to Eat, Train, Work, and Sleep Better

There has to be a better way. And there is—to eat, train, work, and sleep. It starts with asking the right questions of the world's top experts (we did that part) and ends with you making some simple changes to your daily habits. The result: a whole new level of performance, productivity, health, …

Why the Academy Keeps Giving Oscars to Movies No One Sees

“It was completely surprising,” <i>Spotlight</i> producer Michael Sugar told reporters after his film claimed the Academy award for Best Picture on …

White Girl Asian Food Truck Draws Internet Ire

A local food truck called <b>White Girl Asian Food</b> recently came under fire when blogger <b>Angry Asian Man</b> called out the trailer for what he deemed an offensive name and its "oblivious tone-deaf white privilege." First We Feast picked up the hot potato and parsed social media’s reaction to the name, …

I Have Terrifying Large Insects Sting Me, For Science

Here's what I've learned.<p>Over the past 40 years (but in reality since I was five years old), I’ve been fascinated with insects and their ability to sting and cause pain. In graduate school, I became interested in why they sting and why stings from such tiny animals hurt so much.<p>To answer these …

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15 Essential Recipes To Convert To The Slow Cooker

Got a favorite stovetop or oven recipe that you wish you could make in the slow cooker? If it has some moisture in it—whether from water, broth, …

This Ancient Armored Mud Dragon Could Help Solve an Evolutionary Mystery

It looks like an alien parasite come to invade our brains, but the truly bizarre creature pictured above is a mud dragon—a tiny worm, roughly half …

'X-Men: Apocalypse': First trailer promises death and destruction for humanity

<b>(The Hollywood Reporter) —</b> They've triumphed over evil mutants and evil mutant-hunting robots, but as the first trailer for next year's X-Men: Apocalypse teases, perhaps seemingly immortal mutants with dangerous ideologies and blue faces will succeed where all other threats have failed and undo …

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Computer learns like a human and (sort of) beat the Turing Test

There is a fundamental difference between the way computers learn and the way humans learn. Humans can see one example and intuit what that object or …

How to spot a psychopath (according to a psychopath)

How do you spot a psychopath?<p>One self-proclaiming psychopath has described how he presents himself in society and given a breakdown on his behaviour …

This Video Shows Why Star Wars Is So Special

Ahead of the hotly anticipated <i>The Force Awakens,</i> TIME asked filmmaker Oscar Boyson to create a video exploring one crucial question: What makes <i>Star</i> …

A New AI System Passed a Visual Turing Test

A team of researchers from MIT has developed an artificial intelligence system that can fool human judges into thinking it’s a person when it comes …

10 Quick Tips That Can Save L.A. Lives in a Disaster

"Don't get scared - get prepared," says Los Angeles-based disaster preparedness teacher, Deidra Dwyer, who adds that despite Southern California being "eighteen months pregnant" for a major earthquake, only two in every ten Angelenos are even somewhat ready, and that's an optimistic number.<p>With …

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Under The Right Conditions Our Sun Could Produce An Enormous Superflare

It's the end of the world as we know it<p>Solar flares are gorgeous, but the delicate fiery loops that we've observed during humanity's brief study of the sun are nothing compared to what other, similar stars are up to.<p>In a recent paper, researchers detail their observations of 'superflares' on a …

5 Common Mistakes When Roasting Huge Cuts of Meat

Don't be intimidated by big cuts of meat, like pork shoulder or crown roasts. Just avoid these common mistakes and learn to cook them to perfection.<p>When it comes to show-stopping centerpieces, nothing gets jaws on the floor quite like a massive hunk of roasted meat. However, cuts like pork …

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7 Simple Kitchen Renovation Ideas To Make The Space Look Expensive

When your taste is bigger than your budget, it's time to start thinking like a pro.<p>Of all the rooms in a house where decorative sleight of hand can have the biggest visual impact, the kitchen rules, says designer Elaine Griffin. "That's because kitchen cabinets come in standard sizes with standard …

How to piss off someone from Hawaii

Acquire some basic geographical knowledge before you get to Hawaii. I know it sounds silly to <i>you</i>, Matador reader, but some people really believe …

Secret O’ahu: sights only the locals know about

Most people think of O’ahu strictly as a beach vacation interspersed with hiking and awash with cocktails. But what they don't realise is that there is a lot going on that has nothing to do with the island’s sandy beaches, flip-flopped feet, or the big, sugary, impossibly coloured drinks of …

Why You Should Quit Your Job and Travel in Your 20s

<i>By: Matthew Kepnes</i><p>If you want to grow and make the most of your twenties, do it somewhere overseas. You have your entire life ahead of you to work -- and with the way the economy looks now, you'll be working until you die. Why plow through your best years, hoping to spend your last years doing all …

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Travel Well for Less: How to Save on Airfare

Working for International Living for the past 13 years, and living and traveling back and forth from Mexico, Panama, Nicaragua and Ecuador, we've had plenty of practice at finding the best travel deals, including airfares.<p>The most important thing to remember is that flexibility means savings. If …

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The best mountain bike lights

<b>If you ride at night then you'll need a good light. Tackling the trails in the dark is much easier and definitely more fun when you can see what</b> …

Back to School: 10 Easy Weeknight Dinners Your Family Will Love

<b>1. Broiled Asian-Style Flat Iron Steak</b><p>Flat iron steak is one of my favorite cuts of beef for home cooking. It's similar to flank or skirt steak, only much more tender -- in fact, after the tenderloin, it's the second most tender cut. Plus, it's cheap. Here, I've broiled it and topped it with a rich …

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Parmesan-Crusted Chicken with Lemon Butter from Alex Hitz

It's a delicious riff on a classic dish that can be whipped up in no time flat. Just remember three basic steps. Alex Hitz shares this delicious chicken recipe.<p>To me, there's really nothing better than sautéed chicken in a pan sauce. Done right, it can make a merely capable cook look like a …

BA's Best Banana Bread

Makes one 8½x4½" loaf<p>Here at BA everybody has their favorite banana bread recipe. We made every one—14 to be exact—until we came up with a collective favorite. Dark brown sugar is key and a dollop of mascarpone makes for superior tenderness. Walnuts optional but encouraged. This is part of BA's …

78 of Our Favorite Potato Recipes Ever

Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat potatoes every night of the week.<p>When it comes to potatoes, we don't discriminate. Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat 'em every night of the week. Here are 48 of our favorite comforting potatoes recipes to add to your next meal.