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Optical Illusion Rug Creates a Bottomless Void in Your Floor

Artist Scott Jarvie doesn’t believe home goods need to be warm and inviting to earn a spot in the house. That’s certainly the case with his …

This Eggplant Dip Is Smoky, Creamy Perfection

Don't have a charcoal grill? You can use gas or even an oven to make this summer staple.<p>So you fired up the grill, cooked some steaks, and now you’re letting them rest until you can dig in. But what about that residual heat from your charcoal? Don't let that fire go to waste. Get rid of your grate …

Up your protein game with this 10-minute spicy vegan taco recipe

Chloe Coscarelli may have built her reputation on cupcakes, tempeh burgers, and sweet potato fries (there’s not a line out the door of By Chloe—the …

15 Extremely Underrated Films That Every Movie Buff Needs To See

There are so many films coming out at any given period that's it's impossible to keep track of them all. That's why we're always on the lookout for …

Entertainment

Unexpected & Utterly Gorgeous Tile & Grout Combos

Grout lines aren't exactly known for being fun and beautiful—mostly, they just inspire dread when you pull out an old toothbrush to scrub them clean. …

Here's How to Shine Your Shoes Like a Pro

You've invested in your footwear. You should also invest in its upkeep.<p><i>Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert and advice columnist. She'll be here</i> <i>every week</i> <i>helping to answer your filthiest questions. Are you dirty?</i> <i>Email her</i><i>.</i><p><b>I had a pair of light brown/beige wingtips repaired and shined recently, but when</b> …

Masculine Elegance In A Stylish São Paulo Apartment

There lives a fine line between elegant and masculine living. One private apartment in São Paulo executes this with absolute style whilst preserving …

Tips from Rental Bathrooms that Don't Look like Rentals

If you feel confined by your rental home's boring bathroom, these seven small but beautiful spaces will delight you with their versatile design …

Best Groomsmen Gifts | The Art of Manliness

Your groomsmen are your best buddies — guys who have been there for you through thick and thin. And on the most important day of your life, they’ll …

Adidas Stan Smith Primeknit

If there's one way to enhance the already iconic Stan Smith sneakers from Adidas, it's by adding Primeknit technology. These Adidas Stan Smith …

6 Running-Inspired Sandals Making Strides as Fashion Footwear

A slew of hybrid sneakers to add to your rotation.<p>Barefoot running has come a long way, with runners either expressing love or disdain for the particular running style. Regardless of preference, barefoot running continues to inspire footwear innovators who, with the help of technology, have worked …

The 10 best ever podcasts

Ten years since Apple launched a version of iTunes with a new format called podcasting, Pete Naughton selects 10 of the best<p>In June 2005, Apple launched a version of its iTunes software with a new feature which Steve Jobs confidently termed “the next generation of radio”. The technology in question …

The Genius Ramen Shop Staple That Will Make Your Lunches Better

<i>Every week—often with your help—Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: How to make perfect, Momofuku-style soy sauce eggs—the simple ramen shop staple that will be your new Not Sad Desk Lunch (and last-minute breakfast, dinner, and</i> …

Mackerel salad | Fish recipes

<b>Ingredients out • Kettle boiled • Medium lidded pan, medium heat • Large frying pan, high heat</b><p>START COOKING<br>Put 1 mug of quinoa and 2 mugs of boiling …

Recipes

30 Quinoa Recipes for Weight Loss

Quinoa may be a “health food,” but that doesn’t mean you will lose weight every time you use the grain. Yes, the grain is packed with protein and …

Affordable Men's Fashion When You’re On A Budget

At some point in your life as a stylish man, you’re bound to run into a difficult decision: pay rent or purchase clothes? Unfortunately, the rent …

Clothing

9 Simple Ways to Make Your Home Look Expensive

Spruce up your home decor without draining your wallet<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without …

How to Make Foolproof Cheese Fondue

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>We spend a lot of time here at Serious Eats reinventing recipes. Instead of adhering to the received wisdom, we try to push beyond that, seeking methods and techniques that get us to an even better version of the …

Sushi

A Classic Mussels Dish Gets A Modern Upgrade

All it takes are a few ingredients to make a classic mussels dish even better.<p><i>Moules marinières</i>—mussels steamed with white wine, butter, and shallots—is the most popular recipe for this shellfish in France. But I've always been partial to a sauce poulette. It has a rich broth, made with a touch of …

Italian Food

10 Cheeses You Should Definitely Be Eating

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Eating

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics | GQ

Best Dressed<p><i>GQ</i>-approved kits from every red carpet, airport arrival, and coffee run across the globe.<p>10 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Long Reads<p>One night at a Saigon club, Jordan Vogt-Roberts was brutally beaten by a mysterious mob of gangsters.<p>By Max Marshall1 day agoView More<p>Ask a Bartender<p>Bartenders …

Red Carpet

How To Iron A Shirt Like A Real Man

<b>Ah, the good old days – when you could throw your dress shirt in a crumpled heap on the floor and your mother would iron it back to perfection. Or</b> …

12 Women Your Girlfriend Won't Approve You Following On Instagram - Part 4

Most of us normal folks fell for Instagram because it makes us look good. Position your smartphone at the right angle, layer on a hip filter, and …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

Ikea Gives Us an Adjustable Standing Desk We Can Actually Afford

Pampered Silicon Valley employees at Facebook and Google think they spearheaded the standing desk revolution. This is revisionist history. The real …

30+ Bedroom Ideas For Men - D'Marge

Bedroom ideas for men. It's not just the bed that's the most important element. You've got lamps, art, colour and rugs to help spice things up.

Design Dilemma Solved: 7 Ways to Add Visual Height to a Room

(Image credit: Le Belle Photographie )<p>Something feeling "off" about one of your rooms? It could be the space is a little too heavy on the low-end. …

The Best Non-Toxic Cleaners That You Already Have at Home

• Soy sauce is an excellent degreaser. Try using it to clean stove grease off your range hood, tea kettle, and backsplash.<br>• Ketchup and soy sauce both …

3 DIY Ideas For Patterned Walls That Don't Require Painting Them

(Image credit: Cuckoo 4 Design)<p>Want some color and pattern on a wall but can't — or don't want to — paint them? We've got three interesting DIY ideas …