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Subnautica is secretly a brilliant horror game

Subnautica [official site] seems like a nautical holiday wrapped inside a survival game. Swim around a gentle ocean and meet lots of colourful fish, …

Bosch ‘n’ click: Four Last Things released

Cor, new adventure Four Last Things [official site] does have some gorgeous artwork – but it would, as it’s borrowing from some of the finest …

K.I.S.S. Pi Sprinkler – Just Keep the Plants Alive

A good first step in a project is knowing what you want to do. [Ben Fino] made it clear that his Raspberry Pi Sprinkler control system for his wife’s …

How to Get a Chic Hotel Look in Your Own Home

Rich Persian rugs. Soaring modern murals. Classic architecture. Part of the magic of staying at a beautiful hotel is exploring the design elements …

Home Decorating

16 Pinwheel Recipes You Can Roll Up to Your Next Party With

When you’re getting ready to go to a party or backyard BBQ and you’re trying to think of a <i>killer</i> side dish to bring, pinwheel appetizers are where it’s at. They can be creamy, crunchy or spicy — perfect for anyone’s taste buds. Sure, you could go with the usual pita dip or those baked Korean wings …

Manufacturing French-Canadian Tradition: tabac canadien

From the late nineteenth century to the end of the Second World War, several<br>tobacco companies in Quebec produced and marketed domestic pipe tobacco …

Old man homegrown French Canadian Outaouais Quebec

After poking around a bit on the forum the past two years, I<br>have noticed that - as you can tell with my last posts - there is not much on<br>the …

Diana's Hummus Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Designer Alex Tatusian reminisces on his mother's short-lived hummus business, and what it taught him about cooking for himself.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

11 Indie Games That You Wont Want To Stop Playing

Get ready to lose all your free time.

Discovering the history and culture of Turks & Caicos

The Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) are blessed with all the elements of a perfect Caribbean getaway: turquoise waters and fine-sand beaches; world-class diving and snorkeling; and a sophisticated chef-driven food scene. But many visitors never encounter authentic TCI culture – the history, music …

Caribbean

85 Homemade Pasta Sauce Recipes That Aren't Marinara

These non-marinara, creative pasta recipes will come in handy when you want to give red sauce a rest.<p>We'll always love marinara, but it's time we started seeing other sauces. From vibrantly green pesto to fiery chili oil, these pasta toppers are perfect for when you need a break from the red sauce.

Tinctures Are the (Totally Legal) Frontier of Herbal Healing

Forget pills: The future of medicine is plant-based, bottled in tiny jars, and sold at natural grocers for upwards of $12. Here's everything you need to know about tinctures.<p>Boil down all of the acupuncture, herbs, reiki, meditation, yoga, and general talk about "well-being," and you've found the …

Instantly add gigs of capacity to your iPhone or iPad [Deals]

A gig sure isn’t what it used to be. Give it a few months and that capacious new iPhone of yours is going to be busting at the seams from too many bytes. Thankfully you don’t have to get a new phone, go on a data diet or even look to the cloud for help, just add up to 128 gigs of extra storage with …

MicroSD

Your Ultimate Guide to Cooking with Dried Beans

If words like “humble” and “homey” come to mind when you think about beans, this primer will change your tune. Whether tumbled with citrus, roasted with sausage, or stewed with all that is bright and green, these are winter’s stealth powerhouses.<p>If words like “humble” and “homey” come to mind when …

8 Wonderfully Wacky Dessert-Flavored Chips from Around the World

Elsewhere in the world, snack manufacturers have created all kinds of delicious and sometimes bizarre chips that can double as dessert.<p>Americans have been slow to realize that chips don’t have to be salty. While some brands have branched out into the realm of chocolate-covered potato chips, pumpkin …

It Should Take You 4 Minutes to Finish a Bowl of Ramen

If you're dropping big chunks of noodles back into your bowl, you're doing it wrong.<p><b>Ivan Orkin</b> of New York's Ivan Ramen, was one of the first chefs on the rampant New York noodle scene. Before he had even arrived, though, his original two ramen joints in Tokyo were wildly successful, proving a …

25 Cult Condiments Worth Drinking the Kool-Aid For

These 25 condiments are so good (and out-there) that they've inspired a cult following.<p>These 25 cult leaders of the condiment world are proof that condiments make everything better, and have inspired fanatical followers because of it.

Ice Cream

All the Super Bowl Snacks You Should Stuff Your Face With on Sunday

You've been training all year for this day, and it's finally here. On today's foodcast, our Test Kitchen editors talk about all the things you should stuff your face with on Super Bowl Sunday.<p>In recent weeks, our Test Kitchen has turned into a veritable TGI Fridays—in the best possible way. The …

15 Most Anticipated Horror Games of 2016

Scare tactics.<p>It's a great time to be a fan of horror games. The genre has been consistently producing quality games that terrify us in all the right …

Buffalo Wing Popcorn Is the Best Recipe We've Ever Made

Watch and learn how to make Bon Appétit's absolute best buffalo wing popcorn just in time for the Super Bowl.<p>When the <i>BA</i> staff encourages a co-worker to quit her job because she's just invented something so amazing, so absolutely life-changing, that she should spend the rest of her days developing …

The Science Behind This Mesmerizing Color-Changing Tea

Wooooooahhhh.<p>Brewing a cup of butterfly pea flower tea, made from a Southeast Asian flower, is like seeing a glow stick turn from a boring translucent-gray tube into a glimmering neon cylinder for the first time. Just add water and it's a deep midnight-cobalt blue. Squeeze in lemon, and it …

South-east Asia

Get ‘the world’s most advanced VPN’ [Deals]

When going online, especially while using public Wi-Fi, it’s well worth keeping your guard up. Keeping your data secure and your browsing private is what NordVPN was built to do, applying double SSL-based 2048-bit encryption to every bit that passes through it, on as many as 6 devices and with …

Mission Impossible

The 16 best Mac games: top macOS titles to satisfy your gaming itch

Introduction<p><b>Update:</b> <i>At number 16 on our list, we've added Darkest Dungeon, a dungeon-crawler RPG that's ostensibly cutesy on the outside but a tough</i> …

Pull Quote

From sunken treasure to ceremonial bobcat burials, it's time to look back at the year's biggest finds.<p>2015 was a year when archaeology frequently made headlines around the world, but unfortunately, it was all too often for the same terrible reason. This was the year when ISIS (Islamic State) …

Everything You Need To Know About TV And Movies In 2016

From The X-Files to The People v. O.J. Simpson, and Captain America: Civil War to Rogue One, there are a lot of new film and television offerings to look forward to. In chronological order!<p><b>Note:</b> This list, though long, is of course not everything. There will be movies that come out of Sundance and …

The 10 best games of 2015

The ten best games of 2015<p>It's been a big year for games as PS4 and Xbox One both started showing their true colours when it comes to triple A …

Do-Ahead Recipes for the 2016 Food Lover's Cleanse

The 2016 Food Lover's Cleanse includes simple do-ahead work—a good strategy anytime. Here are several recipes you'll be using throughout the cleanse.<p>The 2016 Food Lover's Cleanse includes simple do-ahead work—a good strategy anytime. Here are several recipes you'll be using throughout the …

17 Foods That Should Absolutely Be Taco'ed

All that's left to do now is secure some A+ tortillas.<p>The only thing standing between you and a 24/7/365 taco diet is infinite choice in fillings. These recipes get it. Now all you'll need is stacks on stacks on stacks of perfect tortillas.

All the Indian Food You Should Be Ordering that Isn't Tikka Masala

Yes, we know you love tikka masala. But these dishes are the hidden gems of any takeout Indian menu—according to these Indian chefs.<p>If you are anything like us, your love of Indian food knows no bounds—particularly takeout Chicken Tikka Masala. We can't blame you for being mildly addicted: The …

My Must-Have iOS Apps, 2015 Edition

Over the past year, I've gone all-in with iOS.<p>Following years of experiments, struggles to switch from a Mac-centric workflow, and encouraging signs of maturity from the platform, I chose to make the iPad my primary computer. I used the iPad Air 2 more than any other iOS device before, and the iPad …