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Inside New West Knifeworks: The Best Kitchen Knife Brand You Never Heard Of

In 1996, Corey Milligan set a straightforward, albeit ambitious, goal for himself: to make the best kitchen knife money can buy. Milligan had spent years working in commercial kitchens and began tinkering in his Jackson Hole, Wyoming, workshop with blades that outdid the quality of even …

Knives

WTF is dark pattern design?

If you’re a UX designer you won’t need this article to tell you about dark pattern design. But perhaps you chose to tap here out of a desire to reaffirm what you already know — to feel good about your professional expertise.<p>Or was it that your conscience pricked you? Go on, you can be honest… or, …

How to Cook Burgers from Scratch Without a Meat Grinder

A recipe from burger king, chef, and cookbook author Chris Kronner.<p><i>A Burger to Believe</i> In is a very serious burger book.<p>You think you know burgers? Bay Area chef Chris Kronner knows burgers. He estimates he’s made close to a billion burgers. (We have not fact checked this claim.) Kronner starts …

Heavily armed men in helicopter free notorious French inmate

PARIS (AP) — A notorious French criminal serving 25 years for murder made an audacious escape from prison Sunday after several heavily armed men landed a helicopter in a courtyard, freed him from a visiting room and carried him away.<p>It was the second daring escape by Redoine Faid, who once blasted …

News

I grew up in a cave — and killed another child to survive

<i>In her new book, “Never Stop Walking: A Memoir of Finding Home Across the World” (Amazon Crossing), Christina Rickardsson, 35, of Umeå, Sweden,</i> …

Meet Your Two New Favorite Grilling Recipes

And then there were two.<p>A couple weeks ago, we told you all about our grilling contest’s top five recipes. (We absolutely love grilling—we just wrote a whole book about it!) Though our five recipe finalists used the same appliance, they could hardly be more different: a veggie pasta and steak …

Blue Cheese

Contemporary Canadian Wooden Architecture in Photos and Drawings

Today we celebrate Canada Day by paying a special tribute to timber construction and Canada's close ties with wood--as evidenced by its maple tree …

Tip: The Terrible Two Push-Up Challenge

This is awesome. And also terrible. It's terribly awesome. Can you do it?<p>Here's what it looks like:<p>Terrible Two Push-Up Challenge<p>How to Do It<p>Start …

Adobada

Adobada is a general term that refers to meat (often pork) that is marinated in a very thick, flavorful, chile-based mixture. When cooked in a hot …

The Billion-Dollar Bank Job

In 2016, a mysterious syndicate tried to steal $951 million from Bangladesh’s central bank - and laid bare a profound weakness in the system by which money moves around the world.

Central Banks

3D-Printed House Finished in a Day, Costs Less Than $10,000

Print your home like a movie ticket.<p>In the near future, suburbs might be built using a combination of high tech wood and volcanic ash. But a recent …

We Need to Talk About Magic Leap's Freaking Goggles

Magic Leap finally did it. After $2 billion in funding and a few years of leaks, teases, and hints, Magic Leap finally has an actual product that …

The five most addictive substances in the world

We’d never recommend anyone does drugs (especially the illegal ones).<p>But if you do have your heart set on mind-altering substances, it’s probably …

10 Starbucks Ordering Hacks Baristas Want You to Know

Customize your order with these secret substitutions.<p>If you're a coffee addict, then you probably have heard of Starbucks’ secret menu. This summer, …

Coffee

Christmas Morning Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together first 2 ingredients and 1 tsp. granulated sugar in a glass measuring cup; let stand 5 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Beat 1/2 cup …

16 best exercises for bigger biceps

Tired of your T-shirt sleeves blowing in the wind? Clicking on this article is your first rep to bigger biceps, triceps and forearms that'll turn any …

Slow-Cooker Corn Chowder Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cut corn kernels from cobs using a sharp knife. Reserve 1 cup corn kernels. Place remaining corn kernels in a 5- to 6-quart slow …

Time Lapse Photography Tips for Absolute Beginners

I know when I first started out in photography, time lapses weren't nearly as popular as they are today.<p>Nevertheless, I really, <i>really</i>, wanted to know …

Lowe's exoskeletons help workers carry what you can't

The prototypes could spare warehouse staff a lot of pain.<p>Exoskeletons aren't just for shipyard workers or people with limited mobility. If Lowe's has its way, they'll help store staff fetch your giant bucket of paint. The home improvement retailer has partnered with Virginia Tech to test prototype …

Lowe's

Experts say these 5 skills are 'robot proof'

Technology research firm Gartner claims that 85% of all customer interactions won't require human customer service reps by the end of this decade.<p>You may be thinking creativity makes you robot proof, because robots cannot be creative, but that notion is no longer true. A composer told me recently …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A fully loaded guide to the ultimate cooking recipes. Providing quick and easy cooking methods based on the Mediterranean culinary culture, Your Food …

Top 5 cookie recipes for kids

Cookies make a lovely, gentle introduction to baking with kids, helping them to practice their shaping, rolling, measuring and counting skills as …

Chocolate-Chocolate Chunk Muffins

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Muffins: Preheat oven to 350°F. Place baking cups in 1 (12-cup) muffin pan.<p>Step 2<p>Finely chop 2 ounces of the …

Tip: Make Low-Carb Mug Cake in 60 Seconds

This protein packed cake is fast, easy, and it won't make you fat. Get the recipe here.<p>Make cake for breakfast. Or make it for dessert. Or just make …

See how Alexa compares to Siri with Reverb

If you missed our post nearly a year ago about a web app at Echoism.io that lets you try out Alexa in a web browser, you’re going to like a new app, …

App Store

43 Giant Presidential Heads Are Stuck in a Field in Virginia

Tucked away in an unassuming field in the town of Croaker, Virginia, sits perhaps the greatest presidential monument you’ve never heard of. That’s …

George Washington

This might be the most Instagram-worthy art installation we've ever seen, and now we're dying to go see it

The National Art Center of Tokyo celebrated their 10th anniversary this year and things got really colorful. The art center hired French architect …

Streetwear

Google adds fingerprint scanning to Chrome OS

Google has added a significant feature to its Chrome OS desktop operating system. The latest version of the dev channel of Chrome OS — version 58.0.3007.0 — lets you unlock your Chromebook using a fingerprint scanner.<p>You can enable the new Quick Unlock feature by going to chrome://flags on a …