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How Veteran Runners Can Race Well on Lower Mileage

Expert advice on which workouts give you the biggest return on investment.<p>When Mike Baard decided to sign up for the 2015 Long Island Half Marathon, he knew he was going to have to approach his race preparation differently than in the past. <br>Baard, who lives in Merrick, New York, started racing in …

Marathons

Five Trips That Changed My Life

Traveling has its challenges—canceled flights, lost passports, maxed-out credit cards, security scares, you name it. But more often than not, at the end of the day, the thrill of becoming acquainted with a new place—and the people who call it home—outweighs the risks of leaving home. It can even be …

Web Design

Five Things to Do to Get Your Stolen Bike Back

Now’s not the time for panic. Now’s the time for action.<p>So your bike has been stolen. Once you get over that initial disbelief—and the punched-in-the-gut feeling that follows—you’re likely going to feel helpless. Your favorite thing in the world has been taken. Your means of getting around is gone. …

Video Surveillance
Zucchini

4 No-Bake Birthday Cakes for Hot Summer Days

There's no need to turn the oven on to make these couldn't-be-simpler birthday cakes.<p>Too hot to bake? No problem. Whip up one of these no-bake wonders for birthday boys and girls of all ages. Just don't forget the candles.<p><b>Mud Pie</b> Fill a pre-baked cookie or graham cracker crust with about 2 pints of …

Dessert

Salted Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake

Servings<p>The only chocolate sheet cake you need is a Texas chocolate sheet cake. This recipe is from one of our readers.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into pieces, plus more for baking dish<p>2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for baking dish<p>1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>2 …

Dessert

Chicken Tikka Masala

6 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 5 min<p>For this chicken tikka masala recipe, the yogurt helps tenderize the chicken; the garlic, ginger, and spices in the marinade infuse it with lots of flavor. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 …

Curries

25 Easy Desserts for Those Last-Minute Sugar Cravings

When you want something sweet and you want it now, look no further than quick-fix treats.<p><b>We love making weekend projects</b> out of elaborate cake, pastry, and pie recipes. But when we get hit by a sudden, unstoppable sugar craving, we turn to these no-fuss desserts. From the easiest cookies to the …

Dessert

19 Banana Recipes for Breakfast and (Mostly) Dessert

Bananas are good for so much more than banana bread (which we also love). Here's what to do with them.<p><b>We love a good banana bread</b>, but sometimes we forget about all the <i>other</i> great recipes derived from this humble fruit. No more. Check out these 19 banana recipes—which run the gamut from breads to …

Breakfast

14 Scrumptious Summer Crock Pot Recipes

There’s seriously nothing better coming home to the sweet smell of dinner waiting for you. No, you don’t have to hire a butler to make this a reality. We’re talking crock pots, the ultimate kitchen appliance when it comes to stress-free meals. If you can chop an onion and open a few cans, you can …

Cooking

Here are the Best Tools and Resources of 2015

It’s not always easy to find the best tools and resources for your work as a web developer or graphic designer, mostly because there are so many out …

Someone Came to Your Site! User Onboarders Get Them to Stay

In late 2013, Portland-based designer Samuel Hulick published a detailed account of his experience of signing up for online accounting software …

Web Design

Mary Meeker's 2015 Internet Trends (Slides)

In the 20 years since the Netscape IPO, 39 percent of the world's population came online, up from .06 percent.<p>Two decades after 1995, the year of the Netscape IPO, the Internet population has exploded in size, it’s much more mobile, and it’s increasingly driven by user-created content and flexible …

Advertising

Five Great Helmets Under $50

These lids will protect your head without breaking the bank<p><b>Giro Revel</b><br>It’s easy to mistake the Revel for one of Giro’s pricier helmets. It’s got in-mold construction rather than a taped-on microshell, bold styling (with eight color options), and a removable visor that makes it as suited for the …

Cycling

Cookies at the Ready: Never (Ever!) Deal With Rock-Hard Brown Sugar Again

Rock-hard brown sugar is the worst! Learn how to soften it in record time, plus tips for storing it so you never have to deal with lumps again.<p>It never fails: You get an urge to bake a batch of chocolate chunk cookies, preheat the oven, plug in the mixer, and gather your ingredients only to find …

Dessert

The ten most expensive paintings in history

Wealthy buyers in the Gulf and China have set a string of records as they have snapped up some of the world's most important artworks in recent years<p>When Pablo Picasso's masterpiece, <b>Les Femmes d’Alger, sold for $179 million (£116 million) in New York on Monday night</b>, it smashed the record for a …

Dinner For Mom: 5 Easy Recipes Even the Kids Can Make

Let mom kick back while you make an amazing meal tonight. These recipes are so easy, even the kids can make them (with a little help from dad).<p><b>1. Easy Thai Shrimp Curry</b><p>Sweet, plump shrimp are simmered in a rich and fragrant coconut sauce infused with store-bought Thai Green Curry Paste. Serve with …

Cooking

Best Practices for Sliding Hamburger Menus

Hamburger icons are those little three-bar icons you see in the corner of many websites and mobile apps. These primarily trigger a sliding drawer …

23 Classic Cocktails You Need to Know How to Make

23 classic cocktails you should know how to make, from Manhattans to Margaritas<p>Knowing how to make classic cocktails is important. There's only one problem: There are a lot of them. Unless you're a bartender, there's no way you'll remember what goes into a Sazerac or the proportions of a Moscow …

Sex and the City

These photos Apple's first employees showed us from the company's earliest days are absolutely wonderful

The pair had successfully begun shipping their first computer, a naked circuit board called Apple I. It had neither a keyboard nor a screen, and functioned more as part of a kit that computer hobbyists could build into something more useful, if they knew what they were doing.<p>Two early Apple …

Apple II

Articles about spacious toronto triplex responds rising urban density on Dwell.com - Dwell

A third story packs a wealth of new spaces and functions into this renovated Toronto home.<p>Surrounded by cattle-flecked plains smack in the middle of America, Wichita generally has a reputation as a sleepy,...<p>Brian Keaney of TonfiskDesign may be Irish, but his Finnish is flawless; he guides us …

Architecture

Discover the best 10-must-have-modern-floor-lamps on Dwell - Dwell

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Home Tours

Shaved Asparagus with Parmesan Vinaigrette

4 Servings<p>May 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>12 large asparagus spears (about 1 lb.), trimmed and peeled<p>1/4 cup finely grated Parmesan plus a piece for shaving<p>1 1/2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice<p>1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Working with 1 asparagus spear …

Asparagus

10 essential Finder tricks every Mac user should know

In Mac OS X, you’ll spend much of your time in the Finder, the part of your operating system that manages files and such. While you might think you know all there is to know about it, the Finder is a complex and wonderful app — with its own special tricks to master.<p>Here are 10 essential Finder tips …

Totally Non-Essential Kitchen Tools We Can't Live Without

We're serious about our kitchen gadgets, and everyone is opinionated about their favorite egg slicers and mandolines. Here are our favorites.<p>There are three items in my kitchen I think I'd be lost without. I drink a lot of tea and swear by my Bonavita gooseneck kettle (a gift, thank you!) and my …

Ice Cream

35 Weeknight Vegetarian Recipes to Embrace #MeatlessMonday

These hearty vegetarian mains prove going meatless isn't all salads.<p><b>With so many tasty, hearty vegetarian</b> options, it's never been easier to skip the meat for a day or two. These vegetarian mains are filling and fast enough to get on the table tonight.

Cooking