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Dry-Brined Turkey

8 to 10 Servings<p>No patience for a traditional brine? The dry brine is applied directly to the turkey's skin for a few hours, delivering big flavor and less hassle. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Citrus and Peppercorn Dry Brine, Garlic …


Tag: Dining Rooms

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark: 9 Design Ideas to Steal from NYC’s Best-Looking New Ramen Restaurant<p>by Margot Guralnick<p>A Soulful, Monastic House in New …

Interior Design

Panoramic Bus Converted Into Beautiful And Unique Living Space

This might sound strange but I really like traveling by bus. There’s something special about being there with lots of other people and yet being all …

24 Best New Color Combinations for 2018

Is dusty rose and charcoal grey not the happiest palette for spring?<p>If you mastered the blue-and-white palette long ago and are ready for the next crop of bold, fabulous, and truly inspiring color pairings, get excited: We asked our go-to designers which pairs they love the most, when someone's …

Interior Design

Isis Mobile Wallet goes live nationwide, offers freebies

Wave phone, buy stuff: after a long period of trials, the joint venture teaming Verizon Wireless, AT&T, and T-Mobile is finally broadly available.<p>The wireless carriers' mobile payment initiative, Isis Mobile Wallet, is finally going live nationwide, delivering another way for consumers to use their …


Meet Coin, a startup creating a universal credit card

Advertisement<p>58 Comments<p>Credit: Coin<p>As the contactless payments technologies from Google Wallet(s goo) to Isis flounder, critics point to what now …

Simple Springtime Dishes

A Mediterranean-Inspired Thanksgiving

A mustard greens Italian pasta and Greek-influenced gravy give this Thanksgiving menu Mediterranean flair


Concierge Service: 7 Apps and Websites to Make Doing Your Daily Chores a Little Easier

These innovative websites and apps will help you with your everyday domestic errands and tasks.<p><b>Keeping House</b><br>You like things <i>just so</i> in your home, but find it difficult to keep them that way. Enter House Pad, a brand-new app developed by Michael Bruno, founder of the website 1stdibs, to help him …


Simple Springtime Dishes

Crowdfund A Collapsible RC Tricopter

It looks a bit like Anakin Skywalker's starfighter from The Phantom Menace.<p>The three-rotor SwitchBlade, a small, collapsible drone that's already raised $32,810 on Kickstarter, is designed to compete with radially symmetric quadrotors in the realms of search and rescue, infrastructure inspection, …

15 Famous Business Books Summarized In One Sentence Each

Want to read 15 famous business books in under a minute?<p>To save you some time and money, we've made it possible. We boiled down some of the most popular and influential business books out there to their central lessons.<p>For those looking to bone up on some business theory, here are the highlights.


Scientists decipher dog-tail wags

<b>Scientists have shed more light on how the movements of a dog's tail are linked to its mood.</b><p>Earlier research had revealed that happy dogs wag their tails more to the right (from the dog's point of view), while nervous dogs have a left-dominated swish.<p>But now scientists say that fellow canines can …

18 of Our Best 10-Minute Appetizers

You could just open a bag of chips...or you could whip up any one of these spur-of-the-moment, homemade snacks.<p>Canned Tuna's Other Calling


33 Laundry Room Shelving And Storage Ideas

When planning for a new home or thinking about renovating the existing one, the idea of a laundry room is not something that comes to our mind …

What Lies Beneath

Deep below the streets of New York City lie its vital organs—a water system, subways, railroads, tunnels, sewers, drains, and power and cable lines—in a vast, three-dimensional tangle. Penetrating this centuries-old underworld of caverns, squatters, and unmarked doors, William Langewiesche follows …

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Want To See Who Watches You Online? This Browser Add-On Lets You

Let’s say you’re wary of being tracked online, but aren’t willing to take drastic measures to prevent it from happening. A new browser add-on might be for you.<p>The popular web browser, Firefox Mozilla, has launched a tool that lets you see which companies are monitoring your online activity. “Using …

A Leafy Green Lake House Bathroom

Bill Ingram's cabin-style design.<p>Designed to feel like an enclosed porch, this vintage-feeling bathroom designed by Bill Ingram in Lake Martin, Alabama, features lantern-style light fixtures, hidden medicine cabinets, and freestanding, antique oak washstands.

Interior Design

Google Updates reCAPTCHA with Easier CAPTCHAs for Humans

Google today released an update to its reCAPTCHA system that creates different classes of CAPTCHAs for different kinds of users. In short, it makes your life easier if you’re a human, and your work much harder if you’re a bot.<p>For those who have encountered CAPTCHAs and reCAPTCHA, but have no idea …

Stage A Thunderstorm In Your Living Room With This Weird Lamp

Puff piece: The interactive Cloud Lamp, a bolt of genius, will storm the scene at home to thunderous effect. Someone stop me…<p><i>Happy Black Friday! We’re taking the day to republish some of our most popular Wanted posts of the year. For a complete roundup, go here.–Eds.</i><p>People see things in clouds. We …

Living Rooms

A New Personality Test: What Your Brain Says About You

Odds are at some point in your life you've been labeled right-brained (creative and thoughtful) or left-brained (detail-oriented and logical), but …

Trail Of Guilt

For nearly a quarter-cenury after 15-year-old Martha Moxley was beaten to death with a golf club in the exelusive Greenwich, Connecticut, enclave of Belle Haven, police were stymied. Finally, last winter, Michael Skakel, son of a wealthy neighbor and nephew of Ethel Kennedy, was indicted for …


The 11 Best Growlers (and Accessories) for Draft Beer

Growlers are more than just dark glass jugs. Here are the coolest we could find, from hand-glazed ceramic to stainless steel, plus essential accessories<p>Once upon a time, you either bought beer in a six-pack or drank it by the pint at a bar. Then, in 1989, the Otto Brothers Brewing Company …


How Domino Magazine Resurrected Itself As An E-Commerce Startup

Domino, the cult magazine that folded in 2009, is back–this time, as a scrappy startup ready to tap the e-commerce market for home décor fanatics.<p>Warby Parker, NastyGal, Fab, and Birchbox are all familiar names within the new wave of e-commerce startups that have cropped up in the past five years. …

A Dispatch From Calvin Trillin’s Always-Spectacular ‘New Yorker’ Food Tour

Gaining admission to Calvin Trillin’s eating tour for <i>The New Yorker</i> Festival is pretty much the real-life, adult equivalent of scoring a golden …

24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

From chicken pot pie and classic Caesar salad to brownies and cookies.<p>We've rounded up 24 basic recipes that everyone should know how to cook, from a pot of rice to pot roast. Master these, and you'll never find yourself stumped in the grocery store.


DIY Projects & Crafts

If You Can Smell This, You May Not Have Alzheimer's

A new diagnostic test involves a dollop of peanut butter.<p>You may not have heard of "the peanut butter test," but it could become a fantastically low-cost and non-invasive way to test for Alzheimer's. After all, what's less invasive than asking someone to smell some delicious peanut butter?<p>"The …