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The baker behind Macau’s famous egg custard tarts

Although initially a Portuguese import, Macau’s egg tarts have a surprisingly English twist, and have transformed Coloane into a sort of pilgrimage for pastry-loving travellers<p>Commonly considered a Portuguese import, Macau’s most iconic version of treat was actually born from the unbridled energy …

Dessert

Summer’s Most Refreshing Dish: Ceviche

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>If you’re looking for a refreshing summer entrée that doesn’t require turning on the oven and heating up the kitchen, look no …

Octopuses

Danny Macaskill: The Ridge

Koloro-wagon stacking wooden storage boxes by Torafu Architects

These wooden storage boxes by Japanese designers Torafu Architects stack up to make little trolleys (+ slideshow).<p>Koloro Wagon storage units by …

Torafu Architects designs multi-functional Dice furniture for children and adults

This six-sided piece of furniture by Japanese studio Torafu Architects can be flipped over to reveal different functions (+ slideshow).<p>Torafu …

50/50 Collection: A Modern Take on Italian Furniture Design

50/50 Collection is a new collection by designer Luca Nichetto for Portuguese manufacturer De La Espada. Taking a modern approach to Italian …

8 New Page-Turners to Pack in Your Beach Bag This Summer

You'll be hooked by page two.<p>If you're truly going to go OOO for a beach vacation, the most surefire way to make sure you're actually decompressing is putting down your smartphone (bye email alerts) to get lost in a good read. Below, our recommendations for the best books worth reading front to …

How To Insulate Hot Pipes with Rope

This is an oldie, but a goodie. We thought that this would be hard. It wasn't. And yet it has totally changed the rusty, scalding pipe in our …

DIY

How to pack like the pros

Does traveling more make you pack less? Not necessarily, although we talked to five high-mileage, high-profile travelers (whose combined annual airline points could buy a private island in the Caribbean) to get their take on carry-on and carrying less.<p>Pauline Frommer<p><i>Publisher of Frommers.com and</i> …

Time I

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A Few Tricks All The New iOS 7 Users Should Know

At long last, iOS 7 has arrived. That is, it arrived for everyone who didn’t say “Developer? Oh, yeah, I’m totally a developer. Cough” and wiggle into the Beta months ago.<p>iOS 7 is a strange new land, especially on day one. Out with the gradients, in with the trippy fluorescents. Your favorite app? …