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7 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes Even Meat Lovers Will Enjoy

Thanksgiving isn't quite Thanksgiving without stuffing (or dressing—whichever you prefer to call it), and while it's sometimes served as a …

Creamy Corn Pudding

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350° F. Butter an 8-inch square or another shallow 2-quart baking dish.<p>Step 2<p>Heat 3 tablespoons of the butter in …

Recipes

Sweet Potato Cornbread

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.<p>In a large bowl, whisk together the cornmeal, flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and pumpkin pie …

Your solar panels could power the neighborhood during a blackout

A new set of algorithms could make it possible for renewable energy-generating homes to not only access their power reserves during outages, but share their resources with their neighbours -- a move which could play a significant role in disaster relief efforts.<p>Self-sufficiency is an attractive …

Solar Panels

The absolute best restaurants in NYC

1<p>Photograph: Courtesy Gary He<p>Restaurants, American creative<p>Eleven Madison Park<p>Swiss chef Daniel Humm still mans the kitchen post-revamp at this …

East Village

In razing its modernist buildings, Iran is erasing its past Western influence

Hassan Rouhani’s re-election as Iran’s president has rekindled hope for liberals in the country. During his first term, Iran began edging closer to …

Middle East

Chile-and-Yogurt-Marinated Grilled Chicken

4 servings<p>Yes, you’ll need a lot of spices, but it’s not much work from there. Let the chicken marinate for 12 hours to get the most impact. This recipe is from Gunpowder, an Indian restaurant in London.<p>June 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>7 dried Kashmiri or guajillo chiles, broken into pieces, seeds removed<p>1 …

These 21 Recipes Look Impressive, But Are Really Easy

Fool your friends into thinking you're fancy.<p>It's dinner party time and you want to impress your friends...but you also want to be lazy. Thankfully there are some recipes that satisfy both the devil and angel on your shoulders—they're <b>easy but look like you slaved away for hours in the kitchen</b>. …

10 Essential Freehand Drawing Exercises for Architects

<i>The following excerpt was originally published in Natascha Meuser's</i> Construction and Design Manual: <b>Architecture Drawings</b> (DOM Publishers). <i>With our</i> …

Creativity

Gowanus Bat Cave will transform into an art space designed by Herzog & de Meuron

The dilapidated, graffiti-covered building will get a second life<p>For years, the former Brooklyn Rapid Transit powerhouse on the banks of the Gowanus Canal—better known to many as the Bat Cave—has sat empty, but for the squatters who once called it home, and the graffiti artists who turned it into a …

Batman

The biggest potheads aren’t who you’d guess

They are the city’s new pot-smoking professionals — ganja-puffing teachers, TV execs and businessmen who go about their daily routines while under …

Everything You Need to Know About Yerba Mate Tea, the South American Super-Beverage

If you’re looking for a boost of energy that doesn’t come from an espresso bean, look no further than yerba mate tea.<p>Yerba Mate tastes like a tea and …

The 15 Most Talked-About Films From Sundance

An epic drama of racial strife in 1940s Mississippi, a surreal ghost story, and a gay coming-of-age romance were among the hits of this year’s film festival.<p>Last year’s Sundance Film Festival felt almost serendipitously timed—coming at the same time as the much-derided 2016 Oscar nominations, the …

Entertainment

The best lesser-known NYC attractions

1<p>Museums, Special interest<p>BLDG 92<p>Housed in what was once a military residence at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, this small museum pays homage the historical …

Museums

11 Netflix Movies With Insanely Hot Sex Scenes

Netflix is good for many things: discovering endlessly bingeable shows you wouldn’t have known about otherwise, making a good excuse to invite people …

Salma Hayek

No One Knows Why Dead Birds Are Falling From the Sky in New Jersey

Investigators can't find a cause for the hundreds of blackbirds that fell out of the sky around Thanksgiving.<p>Just before Thanksgiving, in a small town in New Jersey it started raining dead birds.<p>The birds, over 200 red-winged blackbirds, all fell from the sky over the small town of Stow Creek, …

These Are the 100 Best Restaurants in America

How many have you been to?<p>OpenTable, the dining reservation service, has just released its list of the 100 best restaurants in America for 2016. The company analyzed more than 10 million reviews of more than 24,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and came up with this …

New Jersey

Impressive Extension ‘Hides’ Behind Cast-Iron Facade in New York

A bold architecture intervention behind one of New York’s most impressive cast-iron facades resulted in a creative addition. <b>WORKac</b> came up with an …

15 Cornbread Recipes That Stomp Buttery Rolls

Warm and buttery rolls are a staple at every festive family dinner. However, when it comes to Thanksgiving, it’s *all* about that moist and crumbly cornbread. Whether you’re into a classic corny cornbread or like to add a unique spin with sweet and savory components, Thanksgiving dinner just isn’t …

36 Hours in Manhattan, Below 59th Street

Asking what’s new in Manhattan is like asking what’s old in Rome: too much for 10 visits, so don’t bother trying in one. The eight or so square miles of Manhattan south of Central Park sees more restaurant, hotel and shop openings per year than many nations. While some Manhattan residents lament …

The Lemony Chicken Soup We Make All Year Round

Avgolemono might as well be Greek for heaven (it's Greek for egg-lemon)<p>If I could eat only one soup for the rest of my life, avgolemono would probably be the top contender. It has everything one desires of a soup: bright taste, chicken, velvety texture, some vague feeling of virtuousness. No need …

12 Spectacular NYC Pie Shops

Pie is a great dessert because it offers more variety than maybe any other baked good — there is a type of pie for everyone: fluffy cream pie, dense custard pie, tart lemon meringue, nutty pecan, or not-too-sweet, good old-fashioned fruit pie. And of course, there's no shortage of any of these …

Baking

Swipe Some Inspiration From Garrett Neff's New York Apartment | Valet.

You might not know his name, but you know Garrett Neff's face. The closest thing we have to a male supermodel, Neff has been the face (and body) of …

Ask Flipped: Why do these twin girls keep showing up in the hallway of my hotel?

And do I really have to “come play with [them]”?<p><i>Welcome back to</i> <i>Ask Flipped</i><i>, where we answer very real questions from readers who are having problems with home decor, design, or anything else. Do you have a question? Write it on a post-it note and throw it into a strong gust of wind. If it was meant</i> …

Day Care

The Forgotten History of Those Iconic National Parks Posters

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, we compiled some of the classic National Parks posters from the early 1930s and 40s, and the modern posters created in their honor.<p>The Works Projects Administration (WPA), originally the Works Progress Administration, was the …

How to force quit on a Mac

Whether MacOS is giving you a spinning beach ball of death, or iTunes is taking too long to close (again), sometimes you just need to immediately …

The future of residential solar power is bright, but a little bumpy

Elon Musk's recent moves with SolarCity come at a potential turning point for the burgeoning industry<p>Electric cars, the hyperloop, space travel: Tesla's Elon Musk, master of futuristic technologies, always has a plan. But speculation about the company's recent $2.8 billion purchase of SolarCity, …

Catastrophic Floods In Louisiana Have Caused Massive Housing Crisis

Devastating floods in Louisiana have left an estimated 40,000 houses damaged; some 86,000 people have applied for federal disaster aid in the wake of the disaster.<p>It's a crisis some people are comparing to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.<p>The disaster area stretches over 20 parishes, Eileen …

'Secrets of the NYC Subways' Explores History and Artwork of Every NYC Station

Author and transit expert Oscar Israelowitz unfolds historical and modern-day facts about all 469 of NYC's subway stations in his latest book<p>Author and transit expert Oscar Israelowitz knows a thing or two about the New York City transit system, and in his latest book, <i>Secrets of the New York City</i> …

New York City