Karl Andraschko

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How to Become More of a Morning Person (Infographic)

1 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard it. “The early bird gets the worm.” But what if you despise mornings? Like, really hate them?<p>There’s hope for you yet. While you may never love the sound of your alarm blaring at 5 a.m., there are several things …

Sleep

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Top 10 Superior Tech Products You'll Never Go Back From

Some upgrades are subjective—like moving from pen and paper to a digital note-taker. Other upgrades, however, change the way you use technology, and …

Essential Small-Space Living Tips

Living in a large home has a lot of advantages.<p>For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective (or...<p>Don’t overthink the process of creating ambiance in your living space: Today’s gadgets make kicking back a …

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How to Install a USB Outlet in Your Wall

Shut off power to that particular outlet at your circuit breaker. Hopefully your breakers are labeled, but if not plug a lamp or corded radio into …

DIY

Creamy Queso with Chorizo

8 Servings<p>In defense of Velveeta: It might be lowbrow, but its texture is supreme.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon vegetable oil<p>6 oz. fresh chorizo, casings removed<p>2½ cups half-and-half<p>8 oz. Velveeta cheese, cut into cubes<p>8 oz. Monterey Jack cheese, grated<p>8 oz. sharp cheddar, grated<p>2 …

5 Ways to Find Peace When Life Feels Crazy

A few weeks ago I received some big news. The owners of the lovely place I call home are doing renovations and I need to move out by Sept. 8. We have been openly communicating about their intentions to remodel at the end of the summer or early fall for months. When I received the email, however, I …

DIY Cooler Light Automatically Turns On When You Open Your Cooler

Rooting around a cooler in the dark is annoying. For $5, Instructables user MechanicalMashup shows us how to add a light to your cooler that …

Why Aperture Priority is the Most Preferred Shooting Mode by Photographers

Photographers have their own shooting preferences. Some like using flash, some don’t. Some love to play around with depth of field, while others want …

An Ingenious Little Plastic Gizmo that Makes Up for an Apple Design Flaw

I'm a heavy Apple user and I love their products, but I'm bewildered by some of their design decisions. The one that drives me the most nuts is that …

Product Design

First Set of Rumored Specs for the D800s Appear Online

It’s still early on in the rumor-gathering process for Nikon’s D800/D800E successor — possibly called the D800s — but rumor sites have already gotten …

Eric Brunt's Flux Snowshoes Transform With Each Step

I love seeing this kind of nuts-and-bolts industrial design. Seattle-based designer Eric Brunt observed that what makes snowshoes work is their …

Snowshoeing

Garlic Chives and How to Use Them

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more. This post was brought to you by our friends at Evolution Fresh, who like fresh, flavorful ingredients as much as we do.</i><p><i>Today: We're a little herb-obsessed around here, and our latest</i> …

Finally, a portable battery designed for the MacBook

What if you had a Mophie-like battery pack for your MacBook? Available for preorder now, the BatteryBox is exactly that.<p>The box itself is about the length of a credit card and packs a whopping 12,000mAh battery. That equates to about 12 hours of extra juice for the MacBook Air and 6 hours for the …

MacBook Air

Get Wood Smoked Flavor on a Gas Grill

Gas grills can be convenient and easy to clean up, but they don't usually offer the same smoky, wood-smoked flavor and aroma that a charcoal grill …

BBQ

The Traveling Photographer's Fully Loaded Bags

What people carry around with them every day is great, but sometimes it's nice to see what people need for more extended stays. Case in point, …

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15 Minutes Might Be the Ideal Meeting Length

A meeting that drones on and on is hardly productive. Keeping a meeting to 15 minutes is ideal for the same reason that TED talks are maxed out at 18 …

TED Talks

It’s Not About the Camera. It’s About the Light.

As a photographer, how many times have you heard someone tell you, “your camera takes great pictures!” (<i>Cue irate rant in your brain</i>). Of course, we …

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Salmon Burgers<p>NYT Cooking: If you finely grind part of the salmon, it will bind the rest, which can be coarsely chopped to retain its moisture during …

Big Food Is Not the Enemy

Neither are hamburgers<p><i>Chef Linton Hopkins serves 24 handcrafted, locally sourced burgers each night at his pub Holeman & Finch in Atlanta. Last year, after partnering with Aramark and Turner Field, he started serving 1,200-2,000 burgers at every Braves home game. There are no additives. He uses the</i> …

The Worst Investment You Can Make: Buying a Home

Dreams die hard. None of us want to give up the belief that we could be a rock star, a billionaire or even the president of the United States. Right …

Ramen Burger's LA Restaurant Opens August 1

<b>Keizo Shimamoto</b>'s now infamous <b>ramen burger</b> — which attained full-on stunt food glory last summer — has announced the opening date for its first brick-and-mortar outpost, in Los Angeles's Koreatown. The <i>LA Times</i> reports Shimamoto will swing open the doors on <b>August 1</b> to serve his line-inducing …

Here's How Chefs Make Their Burger Patties Perfectly Flat

Of all the calamities that can befall a hamburger, few are as subtly devastating as a convex patty. Though a bulbous burger won't taste as awful as one that's cooked or seasoned badly, it will ruin the structural integrity of the whole sandwich. A misshapen patty will make it impossible to …