Eric Becker

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The Ginger-Scallion Sauce I Put On Everything

Warning: it's addictive.<p>If I starred on an MTV show, it'd be <i>True Life: I'm Addicted to Ginger-Scallion Sauce</i>. This obsession started when I first tried it at Momofuku Ssäm Bar in New York City, but didn't fully bloom until I made it at home recently. The salty, tangy, just-oniony-enough (official …

5 Ways to Become an Influencer

Becoming an influencer sounds quite nice doesn't it?<p>Influencer marketing is hot right now and to become an influencer is even hotter. One of the key …

Dubai Will Have Actual People-Carrying Drones This Summer Because the Future Is Here

It’s traffic-busting technology worthy of cult 1960s cartoon family <i>The Jetsons</i>. The United Arab Emirates city of Dubai is set to become the world’s …

United Arab Emirates

3 Creative Ways to Use Twitter Hashtags to Promote Your Business

Does your business have a hashtag strategy? It’s easy enough to add one or two relevant hashtags to the end of a tweet – like #education, …

Social Media

Why You Absolutely Need to Take a Trip Down to Tijuana, Mexico

<i>If you're even thinking of being in San Diego, check out the rest of our DestiNATION: San Diego guide. It's stacked with expert advice from locals on</i> …

Mexico

Best Safari? Botswana.

This year, my wife and I will be marking our 20th wedding anniversary – a fact to which our kids excitingly wanted to know, “where are we going to celebrate?”<p>Becoming an expert on family travel has pretty much mandated that we vacation with the children at every opportunity. Not that I’m …

Rafting the Gallatin River near Yellowstone with Geyser Whitewater in Big Sky Montana

10 Frugal Gardening Tricks For More Effective Growing

Gardening is a beloved hobby and past time for millions of men, women, and children around the world.<p>Below you’ll find 10 helpful tips and tricks for …

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Five super useful iPad Safari tricks

Web browsing on your iPad is nowhere near as robust as desktop surfing, but anyone who picks up an iPad to surf the Net can admit that it's a pretty awesome experience.<p>To make your browsing experience even better, we uncovered five very useful tools built-into Safari that you can start using right …

Apps

Archaeologists Make Stunning Discoveries at the Antikythera Shipwreck

The international team of divers and archaeologists who are investigating the site of an ancient Greek ship that sank more than 2,000 years ago off …

Archaeology

Extremely Strong Winds Cause a 80-Foot Waterfall to Blow Upwards

Earlier this week, hikers exploring England's Derbyshire Peak District were in for quite a surprise. Extreme winds caused a rare phenomenon and forced the Kinder Downfall rapids to blow water upwards rather than flow downwards!<p>The River Kinder, a small waterway that's only about three miles long, …

Power Mac Bench

Got a pair of outdated Power Mac G5’s lying around and some talent in woodworking? Why not combine the two and make this sleek bench? That’s what …

Guinness, The 1759 a $35 limited edition premium beer -

The Irish brewery Guinness, best known for its iconic stout, has released an “ultra-premium beer” called Guinness The 1759. The limited edition amber …

U-Boat Worx compact HP Sport Sub 2 the Ferrari of personal submersibles -

If the recently launched Super Yacht Sub 3 by famous Dutch submersible manufacturer U-Boat Worx was more like the Rolls Royce of the seas, this …

Keanu Reaves company unveils its first motorcycle the KRGT-1 -

You may also like<p>May 17, 2011<p>World’s most expensive motorcycle, ultra-rare Porcupine to go under the hammer<p>March 8, 2016<p>This one-off Lazareth LM 847 …

The surprisingly colourful, beautiful insides of golf balls

Sometimes beauty can be found in the most unlikely places. Photographer James Friedman proves this to be true with his Interior Design series, where …

DIY Boards at Biarritz's Blank Surf Shack

by Jorge Grimberg<p>Known by many surfers as the "French California," Biarritz is just a 20 minute drive from Spain along France's Basque coast. The city boasts truly world-class surfing, is home to the European headquarters of major surf labels including Quicksilver and Billabong, and plays host to …

This Exercise Machine Moves Like a Surf Board

This is the <b>RipSurfer X</b>, an exercise machine made by SurfSET Fitness. It's a strength training machine that simulates the movements of a surfer out on …

Kelly Slater Lands 720 While Surfing in Portugal

Regardless of whether this is a 720 or 540, it's still incredibly impressive.<p>While surfing in Portugal, Kelly Slater landed an awesome—and unnamed—move on camera. The 42-year-old legend had to battle some wild wind but was able to nail the "aerial."<p>It doesn't matter what he calls it. All that …

Outbuilding of the Week: A Bohemian Surf Shack in Topanga Canyon

“It all began when we were invited to see our friends’ cabin in Topanga Canyon,” says Mason St. Peter, of how he discovered the Southern California …

What Surfing Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My business is all about surfing. Surfr App connects people to places, ultimately surfers to surf spots and nearby travel resources like food, lodging, and surf shops at more than 9,000 locations around the world.<p>But surfing is …

Entrepreneurship

Surf City, Montana

Sure, you’ve done the Mentawais. You honeymooned on Bali. Got beat down on the North Shore, feasted on tapas in Mundaka, drank tea in Morocco, and …

Europe's Best Ski Resorts

The 10 Best Undiscovered Ski Resorts in Europe<p>Sure, Europe’s big-name ski areas—places like Val d’Isère, France, Verbier, Switzerland, and St. Anton, Austria—deliver first-rate skiing, après ski, and amenities. However, they also serve up long lift lines, mobs of drunken Brits, and powder that gets …

Episode 400: What Two Pasta Factories Tell Us About The Italian Economy

<i>Note: Today's show is a rerun. It originally ran in September 2012.</i><p>A decade ago, the Barilla pasta factory in Foggia, Italy, had a big problem with people skipping work. The absentee rate was around 10 percent.<p>People called in sick all the time, typically on Mondays, or on days when there was a big …

'Il Capo,' A Short Film Looking at an Italian Marble Quarry

NOWNESS recently delivered a breathtaking excerpt from filmmaker Yuri Ancarani’s documentary Il<p>NOWNESS recently delivered a breathtaking excerpt from filmmaker Yuri Ancarani’s documentary <i>Il Capo</i> (The Chief). Spending nearly a year filming on the Monte Bettolgi in the Carrara region of the Apuan …

Italian president testifies on alleged links between the state and the Mafia

In an unprecedented move, Italian President Giorgio Napolitano has given evidence in a major anti-Mafia trial.<p>Tuesday’s hearing took place privately in a large hall at the presidential palace in Rome.<p>Prosecutors said they wanted to know whether the 89-year-old knew about secret talks between the …

Drink These Italian Wines Before You Die, According to the Experts

<i>This piece originally appeared on VinePair.com</i><p>As wine lovers, we always strive to try as many different wines as we possibly can. But what if we …