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Everything You Should Eat and Drink in Vancouver Right Now

Seattle’s cool. Portland’s got indie cred. But right now, Vancouver tops our best-of-the-West list.<p>Nothing represents the fantasies of food-obsessed Americans quite like the Pacific Northwest. It’s an unspoiled wonderland where the fish is always fresh, the produce pedigreed, and the people …

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Le Méridien New Orleans Is a Gateway Into the City’s Art Scene

Most hotels exist as separate worlds unto themselves, blank slates that are disconnected from the cities they exist in. They’re committed to reflecting a brand identity above all else. But for the stylish Le Méridien hotel chain, the individual city is an essential part of its DNA. This is …

How to Make Quick and Easy Thai-Style Beef With Basil and Chilies

<i>Phat ka-phrao</i> is a ubiquitous street dish in Thailand, where cooks wielding woks will rapidly stir-fry sliced or minced meat flavored with garlic, shallots, fish sauce, and fiery Thai bird chilies, finish it off with a big handful of holy basil, and serve it with rice and perhaps a fried egg on …

76 of Our Best Steak Recipes, from Rib Eye to Skirt Steak, Fajitas to Skewers

Our biggest, baddest, and best steak recipes—all in one place.<p><b>There are some days when you just really need a big steak.</b> Whether you're in the mood for a seared rib eye or a skewer wrapped in pita, we're here for you.


The World's 18 Strangest Hotels

For the intrepid, quirky and adventurous traveler, the flower-quilted double bed and lacquered furniture of a typical hotel room is just plain boring. Here are the world's 18 strangest hotels.<p>The first thing every hotel developer considers before construction is "who is the guest, and why are they …

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80 of Our Favorite Grilling Recipes for (Almost) Everything

From ribs and shrimp to clams and even cheese (yep, you heard right)—get grilling with these recipes!<p>Is there anything that isn't made better by the smoke and sear of a grill? If so, we want no part of it. From ribs and shrimp to clams and even cheese (yep, you heard right), here are our 80 …


The cult of Vice

<b>On the first Friday in May,</b> a line of advertising and media people stretched down New York’s West 22nd Street, waiting to hear from Shane Smith, the …

10 Luxurious Cabins That Are Well Worth the Trip

These far-flung resorts bring new meaning to getting away.<p>When you <i>need</i> to get away, a trip outside town isn't going to cut it. You need remote, you need relaxation, and you need luxury. We've picked out the world's most luxurious cabins, all of which are a flight and a bumpy Jeep ride away.


Lomo al Trapo: The Colombian Technique That Will Change the Way You Grill Beef

Remember that scene at the end of <i>Ghostbusters</i> when the boys in gray crack Sigourney Weaver out of the petrified remains of the ghost dog Zuul? Picture that scene at your next dinner party, but instead of a whip-smart and attractive actress emerging from the carbonized crust, it's a perfectly cooked …

Inside the World of Brutally Hard Mario ROM Hacks

Artfully difficult.<p>At E3 2015 the world got its first real taste of how hilarious it can be to watch players struggle through tricky, brutally hard, …


Glorp Studios, Named after a Drunken Snapchat, is Denton's Newest House Venue

The duo has a long, winding music history starting with a shoegaze band, Drouz, which eventually branched off into their electronic project, Arouz. …


Inside the School Silicon Valley Thinks Will Save Education

So you’re a parent, thinking about sending your 7-year-old to this rogue startup of a school you heard about from your friend’s neighbor’s sister. …

Elementary School Dumps Homework and Tells Kids to Play Instead

KIPS BAY — A public elementary school is abolishing traditional homework assignments and telling kids to play instead — outraging parents who say …



The 13 Best Matcha Recipes for Major Magic

There always seems to be a new *<i>it*</i> food running around town. The celebs and their trainers can’t get enough of it, it’s all over the Internet… and we want in. Now, enter the wonderfully beneficial world of matcha. What’s that, you say? Matcha is finely ground, high-quality green tea, in the form …

Schools Test Impact of Blending Technology, Longer School Days

Combining the two practices seen as key<p>Students at Grant Beacon Middle School in Denver spend much of the school day in a blended learning scenario, …

​The Legend Of The Surgery With The 300% Mortality Rate

Robert Liston was a competent surgeon who contributed significantly to medicine as a science. Then he had the misfortune to have one seriously bad …

Comment on Ray Kurzweil’s Mind-Boggling Predictions for the Next 25 Years by Anonymous

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The Last Relevant Blogger

The story of the rise and fall of Hipster Runoff, and its elusive creator Carles, is the story of the last decade on the internet.<p>Before he was voted Hipster of the Decade, before he was coining musical subgenres and helping the <i>New York Times</i> understand "alt" culture, Carles was another mid-00s …

Snapchat: Why teens’ favorite app makes the Facebook generation feel old.

There is no excuse, at this point, for a professional technology writer to be confused by Snapchat. It has something like 200 million active users. …

Silk Road trial: How the Dread Pirate Roberts embraced violence

When "redandwhite" reached out, DPR was solicitous—in more ways than one.<p>NEW YORK—The Silk Road drug-trafficking trial veered toward murder-for-hire …



caramelized onion and gruyère biscuits

We’ve been on a huge breakfast-for-dinner kick this winter and while I’d like to tell you it has been triggered by earnest, respectable inclinations …