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6 Ways Yogurt Can Liven Up Your Breakfast

Think beyond the cup.<p>I have three different types of yogurt in my fridge right now, and I guess that’s plenty. But really, I can never get enough of …

Breakfast

All About MASKING in Adobe XD

iCloud or iMessage? AirDrop or email? Chart maps best ways to share iPhone photography

Sharing photos and videos that you shoot on your iPhone isn’t always totally straightforward. There are lots of common edge cases when formatting and quality just isn’t preserved, and it can be difficult to master what works and where without lots of experience. That’s why Johann Werk put together …

13 Ways to Cook Jackfruit, the Glorious Meat Substitute That Tastes Just Like Pork

It’s one of the year’s most popular new food trends, and it’s popping up on menus all over the U.S. Introducing jackfruit, a tasty, nutritious meat …

Cult condiments: 12 of the best hot sauces, tried and tested for both heat and flavour

Hot sauce is a condiment with fervent disciples. Trend spotters used to talk about coffee beans and craft beers; now, they're all talking about Bitcoin and chilli peppers.<p>A discussion of a preference for sriracha (a Thai-inspired concoction commonly made with chilli paste, distilled vinegar, …

Sainsbury's

Episode 72: Out With the Old

Michael and Jessica look back on some of their favorite things of 2017, including the work of New York Times Magazine design director Gail Bichler …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

A Nintendo Switch Knockoff That Can Play Basically All Retro Games

The Nintendo Switch seems to be selling pretty darn well, and yet, there are some people who still seem unable to get their hands on one. Maybe …

Move Aside, Pineapple: There's a Better Upside-Down Cake in Town

Who doesn’t love an upside down cake—a dessert that makes its own saucy topping and pretty much decorates itself! Pineapple is the classic—complete with canned rounds and maraschino cherries. It was great in its time—because, let's admit it, it's a bit dated—and still good if you do it well. But it …

Dessert

The AirPods rival that blows everyone away only costs $40 on Amazon

There are precious few products we’ve covered that have yielded as much positive feedback as the SmartOmi Q5 True Wireless Bluetooth Headphones. Of …

Tech Trends

Tom Petty, Staple of Rock Radio With the Heartbreakers, Dies at 66

Tom Petty, a singer, songwriter and guitarist who melded California rock with a deep, stubborn Southern heritage to produce a long string of durable hits, died on Monday in Los Angeles. He was 66.<p>Tony Dimitriades, Mr. Petty’s longtime manager, said in a statement that Mr. Petty suffered cardiac …

Music

16 sequels you didn't know were coming in 2018

In addition to numerous remakes coming out next year, the movie industry is also churning out sequels to beloved classics (and some not so beloved classics). Whether it's an animated film starring classic arcade characters, a talking bear movie, or a "Harry Potter" related movie, all of these films …

Make a Better Chicken Stir-Fry with This Pro Tip

Let me introduce you to a chicken technique that has revolutionized how I stir-fry at home: velveting. This Chinese technique is most often used in …

Cooking

The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter is the monster mashup we need

Swashbuckling adventure crossed with literary criticism<p>In Theodora Goss’ debut novel, the daughter of Doctor Jekyll discovers that her father was part of a secret society of mad scientists. This being a gothic fantasy novel, she naturally befriends their dangerous and beautiful creations. In a …

Franco Grignani’s paintings reveal a hidden side of the graphic design legend

Everyone owns a Franco Grignani design – he’s the man behind the iconic Woolmark logo. A forefather of visual communication, and a successful graphic designer and art director, (notably at <i>Pubblicità in Italia</i>, an annual on Italian graphic design, where he worked for 26 years) Grignani was both a …

A Healthy Pasta Salad You Won't Be Embarrassed to Serve Your Friends

Repeat after us: Pasta salad doesn't need mayo.<p>The term pasta salad can, frankly, make the heart sink. Images spring to mind of bowtie noodles prepared hours before serving, thick with mayonnaise, home to all sorts of unseasoned raw veg. This dish has been brought along by one too many well-meaning …

Cooking

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

How-To Reverse Sear A Steak

Arguably one of the best ways to cook a steak.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 2-inch thick rib eye steak, preferably USDA Prime<br>Salt<br>Pepper<br>3 tablespoons canola oil<br>2 tablespoons butter<br>2 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed<br>2 sprigs fresh rosemary<br>3 sprigs fresh thyme<p><b>INSTRUCTIONS</b><p>1. Preheat oven to 200°F/95°C.<p>2. Pat the steak …

The 3-Ingredient Pizza Crust That Rocks Our World

If you've ever made your own pizza crust, it was probably either for a special occasion or during a cooking class. It just feels so... gourmet. Which …

A Mexican soup that’ll warm you — but won’t tax you

How can a soup be both filling and light, easy yet complex? That’s what I wondered when I first made and tasted the Caldo of Sweet Potato and Chard in Jason Wyrick’s new book, “Vegan Mexico.” The answer, at least in this case, is about the ingredients: few in number, but carefully chosen for big …

Food Preservation

These are David Bowie’s favorite albums of all-time

A list of David Bowie’s 25 favorite records has emerged from <i>Vanity Fair</i>’s archives, thanks to <i>Open Vulture</i>.<p>In the 2003 interview, the late music icon …

20 Movies You Should See Before Awards Season

This is your movie cheat sheet for the rest of 2016.<p>After a summer of mediocre blockbusters and a lot of (unnecessary) sequels, awards season is finally upon us! Theaters will be flush with top-notch films and you'll be able to spend Friday nights watching something more worthwhile than <i>Suicide …

Movies

The ultimate guide to Pokémon Go

Pokémon are taking over the world.<p>In spite of crippling server issues and gruesome discoveries, Pokémon Go has soared to the top of app charts, added billions to the market value of Nintendo, and sold millions of dollars of Pokéballs and other virtual goods, as people engage in nostalgia for the …

Pokémon

Need to Skip Your Summer Vacation? Do This Instead | Inc.com

Have you taken a vacation yet this summer? If not, do you have one planned? For the sake of your productivity, your health, your mood, your relationships, and your brain, the answer to at least one of these questions should be yes. Americans are notoriously vacation-deprived, with less time off …

Self-Pity

This Plus-Size Male Model Understands Body Positivity

We've been fighting the fight for size acceptance for what seems like eons, and it's recently seeming like things are finally paying off. With more …

Stop Using Plain Old Salt to Season Your Food

Why would you add saltiness only to your food when you can add complexity as well?<p><i>Welcome to Cook Like a Pro, in which we ask some of our favorite chefs for their essential techniques, along with advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning, and more.</i><p>Where most chefs used to just reach for …

Cooking

8 Mistakes to Avoid When Producing Music

Throughout the entire production process of setup, recording, mixing, and mastering, there are any number of problems that can crop up, or mistakes …

Creating a mapped multi-out patch with the NN-XT

At some point in your Reason career, you may find yourself behind the NN-XT, somewhere in the ether, with your virtual rack, and suddenly find …

5 Essential Ways to Listen to Your Mixes

According to a study by Nielsen in 2014, 93% of the U.S. population listens to music. Even when we’re not actively rocking out to our favorite …

Music Production

5 Strength-Training Moves That Double as Cardio

Exercise 1 Overhead Barbell Squat<p>Hold a 35- or 45-pound barbell with your hands slightly wider than shoulder-width apart. Place the barbell directly over your head with your arms fully extended but not locked <b>(A)</b>. Stand with feet shoulder-distance apart, and lower your hips into a squat. Lower until …