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The World's 10 Most-Googled Recipes of 2017

People are cooking everywhere in the world, and the things we eat say a lot about us. And for much of the world, making food involves looking up …

Cooking

How much money people are really earning from Uber, Airbnb, and 7 more side hustles

Companies like these have made it easier than ever to make a quick buck on your own time.<p>But how much extra dough can you really make through these sites and apps?<p>Online lender Earnest decided to crunch some numbers to find out.<p>They looked at anonymous data from tens of thousands of loan applicants …

Profit

Homemade Cannoli

For the shell dough: In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, sugar and salt. Work the butter pieces into the flour with your fingers until the …

Dessert

3 Easy Mexican Salsa Recipes for Healthy Snacking

>Psh, there’s no need to wait until Taco Tuesday to get your fill of Mexican cuisine… In fact, we just consider that deprivation. However, when you’d …

S’mores Ice Cream Pie with Salted Butter Chocolate Sauce

702<p>798<p>Summer is a great time for ice cream. It’s cool, it’s creamy, and I’ve yet to meet someone who doesn’t like ice cream. It’s the absolute …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Boozy Chocolate Milkshake

Take the finest chocolate, mix it with ice cream and whisky, and turn that frown upside down.<p>Servings: 2<p>Total: 30 minutes<p><b>Ingredients</b><p><b>for the chocolate syrup:</b>1 1/4 cups whole milk<p>6 ounces chocolate mint (plus more, for garnish)<p>1/2 cup sugar<p>1/2 tablespoon corn syrup<p>14 ounces chopped 70% chocolate<p><b>for</b> …

Make This Simple Miso Marinade for All of Your Meaty Needs

The more I use miso, the more I become convinced that other flavoring agents are simply not needed. Not only does it render soups, dips, and desserts …

The Best Ramen in Tokyo

Suzuran<p>1-7-12 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku<p><b>Order:</b> Kakuni Tanmen<p>If there’s a New York-born Jewish guy who knows his Tokyo ramen, it’s Ivan Orkin. He lived in the …

Make Nobu’s legendary miso black cod using only 5 ingredients

<i>Umami Issues</i> <i>is The Takeout’s exploration of cooking food with the rich, savory, mysterious taste sensation known as umami.</i><p>Chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa, …

15 Tips for Taking Great Vacation Photos

Tell a story<p>The most engaging vacation photos will tell the story of your trip from start to finish. Taking pictures at key moments, such as …

Into the Night

Tip: Over-Touristy Places<p>Venice is definitely over-filled with tourists, but the hottest tip I have is to rest during the day and stay out most of …

15 Must-Make Vegan Desserts Featuring Strawberries

How did strawberries get their name? Technically, they aren’t even berries, because they have their seeds on the outside. Not only are they not …

These Buffalo Chicken Potato Skins Will Leave You Speechless

Carbs are all you need.<p>Servings: 8<p>4 russet potatoes<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>½ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese, plus 1 cup for topping<p>½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese<p>6 ounces cream cheese, softened<p>2 cups shredded chicken<p>1 packet ranch seasoning<p>½ cup hot sauce<p>Chives, for garnish<p>1. Preheat oven to …

Thought-Provoking Must See Interview with Iconic Conflict Photographer Don McCullin

Don McCullin is a household name in the photographic community, but as far as he is concerned, it’s for all the wrong reasons. In this incredibly …

A guide to street photography: Matt Stuart, manners and human autofocus

<i>Street photography is the purest, most spontaneous way to create art with a camera. No studios, no props, no poses; all you need is the right equipment and a street with people on it. In this original series for Engadget, we'll follow three seasoned street fighters and try to glean some practical</i> …

6 Tips for Better Architectural Photos

It’s easy to take buildings for granted. We work in them, shop in them, sleep in them. Buildings are all around us, from historical monuments to …

Bob Hardy photographs in hotel rooms – in pictures

As the bassist in art pop band Franz Ferdinand, Bob Hardy has stayed in quite a few hotels in his time. Since 2005 that number is 325, to be precise – and he's photographed himself in the same pose, face covered by his current reading material, in each of them. "Some of the shots have a lot of …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

7 Tips for Better Street Photos

The art of street photography has produced some of the most moving pictures of all time. To capture forever the essence of a moment, or people's …

10 Tips for Taking More Interesting Photos

The end of one year and the beginning of another is always a time for reflection, and for many people a time to make New Year’s resolutions about …