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The Nazis' assault rifle now made in America

Working replicas of the Nazis' storm rifle, widely considered to be the world's first assault rifle, are now being produced in the U.S.<p>"It's been a surprise hit with us," said Mac Steil, co-owner of Hill & Mac Gunworks in Georgia, which has taken orders for 2,000 rifles since the product launch in …

Ultra-Cool, Ultra-Cheap Stays That Will Change Your Mind About Hostels

The world's upscale hostels are on par with some of the hippest boutique hotels on the market.<p>If the word hostel conjures images of a grungy college …

20 Ways To Get In On The Cauliflower Trend

It's time to get with cauliflower.<p>As soon as the world figured out that cauliflower can make a fairly adequate replacement for gluten-laden pizza dough, all hell broke loose. Cauliflower is enjoying a renaissance these days.<p>And pizza isn't the only thing cauliflower can stand in for. Rice, tater …

The Butternut Squash Recipes You've Been Waiting For

It's going to be a delicious season.<p>It’s a bittersweet feeling when fall produce starts to take over summer’s bounty; there’s a lot that we will miss (<i>all those tomatoes</i>, for one). But the silver lining of this seasonal transition is the arrival of our favorite gourd, the butternut squash.<p>Butternut …

9 Delicious Chicken Dinners From Around the World

Spice up your repertoire with these delicious chicken dinners. They come from all over the globe, but are easy to make with ingredients found at your regular supermarket.<p><b>1. Asian BBQ Chicken</b><p>Think of this dish as Chicken Teriyaki with a South Asian flair, or India meets the other flavors of Asia. It …

50 Best Android Apps for 2014

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In Cuba, Maps Make a Comeback

Old-fashioned navigation is enjoying a renaissance on the island, where Internet access is still scant.<p>When Stephan Van Dam began designing two detailed tourist maps of Cuba in 2014, he couldn’t have known that one year later, the prospect of renewed relations between the country and the U.S. could …

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Mexican Tamale Pie (Tamal de Cazuela): All the Flavor of Tamales With a Fraction of the Work

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>There's a woman who sells corn-husk-wrapped tamales out of a shopping cart on a street corner near my apartment in Queens every morning. I'm so glad she's there, because I'm rarely inclined to make my own. …

Shakshuka: Cradle Your Eggs In A Cozy Blanket Of Tomatoes And Spices

There are many great ways to cook eggs. Poached, soft boiled, or scrambled -- we love them all. But there's one egg-cooking technique that often gets snubbed in home kitchens, and we're looking to change that here today. Baked eggs. If you've never had them, you'll love them. If you've never cooked …

Step-By-Step Guacamole

At the Rosa Mexicano restaurants in New York City, guacamole is prepared tableside in a traditional molcajete. The result is one of the best …

Cranberry Coconut Energy Bites

As a mom chasing after a very busy toddler, I find it a challenge to eat well-balanced meals and snacks all the time. When I'm running out the door or heading for an afternoon walk I want a quick snack that's balanced with protein, carbs and healthy fats. I get tired of making protein shakes and I …

No-Tech Board Games That Teach Coding Skills to Young Children

Programming for young children gets pared down to its analog basics in several board games that teach sequences of commands.<br>[[ This is a content …

How to Make Miso Soup Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Let a savory, warming broth be the blank canvas of your winter meals.</i><p>Resolutions aside, January is the time …

Turn Cauliflower into This Crazy Side Dish

You’ll save on carbs too—if that’s your thing<p>How’s your healthy-eating New Year’s resolution working out? If you’re saying to yourself, “Oh. Yeah. That thing,” let us offer you a helping hand.<p>We’re not saying that the following recipe for cauliflower “couscous” will solve all your dietary …

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Whole Foods' Amazing Tuna Salad Made Skinny

The first time I tasted this colorful tuna salad was at Whole Foods on Columbus Circle in NYC. I fell in love with the flavor and knew I had to make my skinny version at home! Light mayonnaise, dried cranberries, fresh dill and chopped apples are some of the yummy ingredients used to make my …

Cornell Teases Its School of Hotel Administration in New Free Online Program

In an industry where hotel and tourism careers still aren’t widely viewed as professions, offering a free online course to demonstrate their validity …

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10 Keys to Turning Business Systems Into More Profit

Successful entrepreneurs often start with a "random" idea, but they quickly focus their efforts and follow a "system" to organize their startup and maximize the clout of their activities. Too many entrepreneur "wannabes" never get past the idea stage, or strike out randomly in many directions, …

5 Madly Delicious Ways to Make Meatballs

<b>1. Swedish Meatballs</b><p>Delicate, bite-sized and covered in a light cream gravy -- what's not to love about Swedish meatballs? Spear them with toothpicks for a party or spoon them over lightly buttered egg noodles for dinner. Either way, make extra -- they disappear quickly! <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Chicken</b> …

ITA Matrix Is The Magic Cheap Flights Site You've Never Heard Of

When shopping for plane tickets, we won't settle for anything but the cheapest deal. We've got our usual lineup of fare-finding sites to check, yet a nagging feeling always leaves us wondering if we <i>really</i> found the lowest price possible. Is there any way to know for sure?<p>Yes, there is. <b>ITA Matrix is</b> …

Pay What you Want for the Back-End Developer Bundle

If you’re interested in getting into building your own websites and apps, this is the best way to get started. The Back-End Developer Bundle includes a range of courses to teach you Ruby, Python and PHP at your own pace, and at your own price!<p>With over 95 hours of training content, these eight …

'Be My Eyes' iPhone app lets you help the blind using video chat

There's a new iPhone app from the Danish team known for Thermodo that lets sighted folks help the blind on the rare occasions they need it. Called Be My Eyes, the non-profit, crowd-sourced app (on iOS only for now) pairs sighted with blind users using video chat. The concept is pretty simple: when …

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Opinion: 16 ways to profit from better U.S.-Cuban relations

In early 2013, I told investors it was time to buy shares that would catch a lift if U.S.-Cuban relations started to thaw.<p>Talk about a long wait.<p>That …

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10 Ways to Save Tons of Cash When You Travel in 2015

<i>By: Matthew Kepnes</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>OK, so 2015 is here. Maybe you made resolutions -- eat more bacon, quit smoking, whatever -- but traveling more is one you can definitely keep. Most people don't because they think they're too busy, or it's too expensive. Well, what if I told you saving money …

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

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8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>We all have our easy, go-to recipes to rely on, but every now and then, it's fun to switch things up. Just a few creative additions -- like rose petals …

Breakfast

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18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …