Kim Farham

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The One Surprising Ingredient This Professional Chef Cannot Live Without

One chef's favorite ingredient is probably in your pantry right now.<p>As a professional cook/person-who-thinks-about-food-all-day, it’s inspiring to …

Country Lifestyle

Interlocking indoor and outdoor levels bring Japanese house close to nature

For this lakeside house in Japan, Tokyo-based studio Sugawaradaisuke used five interlocking levels to create multiple viewing platforms both inside …

Architecture

Spin That Vinyl: Modern Record-Player Setups

<b>Vinyl</b> has been making a comeback for years. And most often the people who appreciate the great audio quality that LPs and a solid soundsystem can …

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

9 Industries That Will Soon Be Disrupted By Blockchain

In many industries, companies will need to adapt or be replaced.<p>Let's face it. Many people are resistant to technological changes in both their personal lives and at the office. However, what they often lack is the vision to see how the new technology they are resisting will improve their lives in …

Better Records Finds the Best Vinyl Around

Finding the absolute best copies of vinyl takes time, but Better Records locates and cleans them for you.<p>“What is the most valuable thing in the …

Charming Pebble Paintings Turn Found Beach Stones and Sea Glass Into Handheld Art

British artist and illustrator Natasha Newton uses found beach pebbles, sea glass, and fragments of pottery as her canvas. Sourced from the coastal town of Suffolk, England, the artist strives to give the natural objects “another life as a treasured work of art” by turning them into stone …

Getting the Inside Dope on Ketamine's Mysterious Ability to Rapidly Relieve Depression

Ketamine has been called the biggest thing to happen to psychiatry in 50 years, due to its uniquely rapid and sustained antidepressant effects. It …

Ten Signs You're Successful -- Even If You Don't Feel That Way

Dear Liz,<p>I got laid off in 2013. I was out of work for four months. I found a new job but it wasn’t interesting and the company was on its way downhill. I lasted one year at that job. I found a better opportunity by networking (it works!).<p>I stayed at that job for three years and I would be there …

Employment

Creative's new Super X-Fi audio tech is frigging mind-blowing

The company known for Soundblaster finally has a new killer product, and you'll probably want one too.<p>When Creative called me up to ask if I was interested in hearing something incredible, I was skeptical but curious.<p>After all, this was Creative we were talking about, the creator of the …

Audiophile

Big Data Suggests Big Potential for Urban Farming

<i>This story originally appeared on CityLab and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>Gotham Greens’ boxed lettuces have been popping up on the …

Stylish turntable designed to make you pause for a listen

In a world of quick on-the-move music hits and digital convenience, Logigram has been developed "to bring back the pleasure of taking a moment for …

To Find Meaning in Your Work, Change How You Think About It

A wonderful <i>New York Times</i> article from 2007 recounted the 20th annual “Operator’s Challenge” — aka the “Sludge Olympics” — a competition for New York sewage treatment workers. The participants compete to show skill in their work, and often do so with great passion. Emily Lloyd, the commissioner of …

New York City

Realising a dream with urban aquaponic farming

For years, Louis and Nadine Kuys toyed with the idea of producing their own nutritious food and living off the grid.<p>This, however, was not possible …

Why Pay $1,000 for a Turntable?

To the outsider, paying over $1,000 dollars for a turntable sounds ludicrous — especially when budget options are available at your local Urban …

This startup's record player is the one serious audiophiles should buy

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Instagram / @Uturn<p>Late last year I tried an entry-level turntable from U-Turn Audio, a startup making high-end audio accessible to more …

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

The 7 Best Turntables for All Your Audiophile Needs

A while back we published a popular guide to selecting the best turntable for a beginner. In that guide, we discussed the differences between belt …

Audiophile

5 toxic habits I've quit to be happier, smarter, and more productive

Do you want to know the honest reason why I study productivity?<p>I'm lazy. And I love life.<p>I also sincerely believe that productivity is the key skill that leads to a successful career and happy life. Why? When you're productive, you know how to get the <i>right</i> things done so you never have to worry …

Self-improvement

An interactive map of every record store on Earth. You’re welcome.

Blue Arrow Records, photo via FacebookI know of very few vinyl obsessives who’ve never availed themselves of the global online music database at …

Vinyl Records

Solar powered offgrid greenhouse grows food faster using less water

A pilot structure built in California has shown that ‘wavelength selective’ greenhouses can be designed with solar panels that feed crops enough sunlight, while also powering the structure. In the greenhouse, 20% of crops actually grew better – while overall, plants used about 5% less water.<p>The …

Off-grid

How self-control can turn you from sedentary to a 100-mile marathon runner

Most people have days they’ll never forget. For me, that day is April 26, 2011.<p>It was my first time appearing on National Public Radio. As part of …

Self Control

40-foot shipping container farm can grow 5 acres of food with 97% less water

Communities that have to ship in fresh food from far away could start getting local produce right from their parking lots or warehouses thanks to …

Aquaponics

The Surfing Life of ... The Malherbes • Surfing Life

<i>to swallow the anchor…</i> – when a skipper sells his boat and settles back on land.<p>It was on his first Indo trip, when Gideon Malherbe fell in love with …

Inside Tokyo's audiophile venues

With a rich network of sound-obsessed cafés, bars and small clubs, Aaron Coultate explains why Tokyo might be the best place in the world to listen …

Japan

This Simple Drill Is Going to Increase Your Paddle Power and Endurance

Photo: Gershon Borlai<p><b>We’re all paddlers.</b> It’s what we do to move around in the lineup and to get into waves. It’s an integral part of our surfing …

Aquatic Sports

Cook this: Jamie Oliver’s five-ingredient meltin’ mustardy beef

<i>Our cookbook of the week is 5 Ingredients – Quick & Easy Food, by celebrity chef and restaurateur Jamie Oliver. Over the next four days, we’ll</i> …

Pumpkin Bread Is Your New Favorite Quick Bread

Of the popular breakfast quick breads, it seems to me that pumpkin bread is often outshone by banana bread, and this really shouldn’t be the case. Of …

Breakfast