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Sausage Biscuits and Gravy Recipe

"Often imitated, never duplicated. Just make sure that after you make this for breakfast, you have a window of opportunity to go back to bed, because …

'Mass Effect: Andromeda' Best Builds: You won't need guns with this amazing biotics build

In <i>Mass Effect: Andromeda</i>, you have an almost overwhelming amount of choices when it comes to creating a build for your character. You can choose to …

Andromeda

19 Comforting Dishes for Winter Brunch

When it’s freezing cold out, the last thing you want to do is get your butt out of your warm bed early enough to head to Sunday brunch. The simple solution to that #firstworldproblem? Stay in and make a slew of comforting brunch dishes in your PJs. You can make everything from eggs to pancakes and …

Art Smith's Hummingbird Cake

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Butter and flour, for prepping pans<br>• 3 cups self-rising flour, preferably White Lily<br>• 2 cups granulated sugar<br>• 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon<br>• 1/2 teaspoon salt<br>• 2 cups chopped ripe bananas<br>• 1 cup crushed pineapple<br>• 1 cup vegetable oil<br>• 2 large eggs, beaten<br>• 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract<br>• 8 ounces cream cheese, …

Dessert

The best New York City restaurant for every type of cuisine

As part of its 2017 restaurant-survey results, released in October, Zagat compiled a list of the best restaurants in New York City for every type of cuisine.<p>From smoky barbecue to flavor-packed ramen to handmade falafel, there's a top-rated spot to curb every craving.<p>There were also a few repeats …

Texas

14 ridiculous cooling gadgets to get you through the next heat wave

But if there is one thing we've learned from As Seen On TV products, it's that the most ridiculous products available might actually be the most effective at tackling the heat. Will you look like a bit of an idiot using them? Sure. But are you going to be cooled down? You bet — and those who laugh …

Heat Waves

23 Must-Do Hikes in the National Parks

Photo: Michael Matti<p>You can't see all the beauty of the National Parks from your car or the visitor center. You need to hit the trail and get into the wild to really capture all that the parks have to offer. Take a look at this list, lace up your hiking boots, and start planning your next hiking …

National Parks

The ‘Batman Vs. Superman’ Porn Parody Also Has An Equally Epic Trailer

How to downgrade your iPhone or iPad from the public beta of iOS 12 back to iOS 11

Want to roll your iPhone back to iOS 11? Here's how.iOS 12 comes with some amazing new features, like ARKit 2, Group FaceTime, and Memoji but it's …

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

Literature

33 Delicious Paleo Recipes To Make In A Slow Cooker

Just because you eat like a caveman doesn't mean you shouldn't take advantage of modern conveniences.

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

The World's Best Adventure Holiday Destinations

For many people, sun, sea and sand are the mark of a decent holiday. It doesn't matter where you are as long as you're lounging on a pristine white-sand beach and enjoying some well-deserved rest and relaxation. But for others, beach holidays just don't cut it.<p>Whether you're a water-lover or …

National Parks

10 of the Most Striking Spots in Hawaii

Discover our favorite activities in the Aloha State.<p>There are iconic spots in Hawaii that first-time visitors need to see to believe, but there are also the lesser known gems that the locals know are just as worthy of your time–especially on that second or third return trip. For a mix of both, add …

PACKR Solar Backpack Gray

<b>EnerPlex</b> is here to end your inner struggle between adventure-seeking outdoorsman and digital junkie, and it all starts with the <b>PACKR.</b> This backpack has an <b>integrated solar panel</b> made from ridiculously light, flexible plastic, so it <b>won’t weigh you down on the trails.</b> Just let it soak up the sun as …

How To Anonymously Tell Your Co-Worker He Smells

You've been in a situation like this before: Someone you work with has stinky breath. You know it, your coworkers know it. Only problem is, he doesn't know it. Everyone would be better off if someone told him about it (including Mr. Egg Salad Sandwich himself, who would no longer be the talk of the …

Light Field Photography to Replace DSLRs? Lytro Says Yes

On July 31, photographers will finally be able to wrap their hands around the Lytro Illum, the world’s first pro-level light field camera. Unlike the DSLRs that everyone is now used to, the Illum lets you create what Lytro calls “living pictures,” derived from the camera’s sensor and lens, …

How to Change Hair Color in Photoshop

The easiest way to change hair color in Photoshop is using the Selective Color adjustment layer. This tool is great because changes are not too …

7 Proven Ways to Come Home with Better Travel Photos

Your next vacation or around-the-world escapade is the perfect time to brush up on your photography skills. After all, taking a great photograph is …

Venezuela's Angel Falls Is The Most Epic Waterfall On Earth

Is there anything more beautiful than a giant, stunning waterfall?<p>Angel Falls -- also known as El Salto Ángel -- is located in southeastern Venezuela's Canaima National Park and is the tallest waterfall on Earth. It stands at 3,212 feet tall, with water pouring down from a flat-topped plateau …

Consider Your Underwear

<b>It can sometimes seem hard</b> to justify spending a lot of money on a pair of underwear, if only because, with few exceptions, you don't get many opportunities to show them off. Those fitted selvage jeans and the finely polished double-monks, the overpriced Oxford shirt and the tailored sportcoat: …

Zagg Invisible Shield Glass: Perhaps the best investment for a new iPhone

I’m such a bad iPhone(s aapl) owner. I generally take good care of my handsets, mainly because I sell them to upgrade from one iPhone to the next. …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

How To Sharpen Eyes In Your Portraits To Make Them Pop

When looking at portraits, we have a tendency to look at the eyes first. We can't help it, it's part of human nature. This is why I personally …

Tutorials

Sponsor: Is 2014 The Year of No More Touchscreen Fingerprints? It’s up to you…

2014 is your year! It is also the year of the Mobile Cloth Z5. A redesigned, refined, colorized MC that is getting praise around the world! Whether you are a newbie tablet user or an old veteran you know how quickly your beautiful high def touch displays get very low def due to fingerprints and …

This A Cappella Cover Of Lorde's "Royals" Will Make Your Ears Happy

Nailed it.

The FlameStower Lets You Charge Your Gear On the Go Using Fire

Outdoor loving photographers who are often far away from power grids don’t have too many options when it comes to charging up their gear. Without a …