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What is the difference between a lager and an ale?

Hint: it has nothing to do with the beer's flavor.<p>For the average beer drinker, the difference between an ale and a lager comes down to how the beer looks, smells, and tastes. Ales tend to be fruity-estery, while lagers are clean-tasting and frequently described as "crisp." But to a brewer, the …

Norwegian Town's Bright Idea Is A Shining Example Of Ingenuity

Archimedes would be proud of the town of Rjukan, Norway. So would Sam Eyde.<p>Rjukan, home to about 3,500 residents and situated about 70 miles west of the capital, Oslo, has installed a trio of giant mountaintop mirrors to focus light into the valley town's square during the cold (and dark) winter …

This Video Shows 11 Travel Hacks for Packing More Efficiently

Dave Hax, "Efficiency Engineer" for Holiday Inn, showcases quite a few tips for smart and efficient packing, including how to fold a suit jacket and …

Beyond Beer and Lederhosen: Top 10 German Destinations

Autumn in Germany may be synonymous with beloved Oktoberfest, but this European powerhouse has more to offer than beer, pretzels and lederhosen. With its majestic castles, renowned vineyards, romantic valleys and stunning Alpine villages, Germany is not a country to be overlooked on a trip to …

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Lorde Doesn't Have A Bentley, But The Charts Will Do

While young women dominate the dance and pop charts, it's been nearly 20 years since we've seen them top the alternative-rock charts. This year, a 16-year-old girl from New Zealand got the job done with a tune that's just about the opposite of anything you'd hear from her peers. Ella Yelich …

Seven Things You (Maybe) Shouldn't Buy Before You Travel

The plane ticket, hotel reservations, and car rental are easy. What's not so simple is the decision to buy the array of additional perks, products, and add-ons available to travelers prior to departure. Should you insure your trip? Do you really need those extra inches of legroom? Is an …

What You Don't Know About Common Fruits May Surprise You

<i>Written by Rebecca Stokes on CafeMom's blog, The Stir.</i><p>Whenever I'm down, I know full-well that eating fruits and veggies will improve my mood almost immediately. This isn't just because of how fruit nourishes your brain, but also because fruit is just plain delicious!<p>When I'm not eating fruit, I …

1 Giant Batch of Tomato Sauce, 5 Dinners

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples every which way.</i><p><i>Today: Food52's managing editor Brette Warshaw lets three-ingredient Tomato Sauce with Onion and Butter feed her all</i> …

10 tips to shoot better photos on your phone

Although camera sizes have been shrinking over the years, the majority of high-quality cameras are still far too large to be carried at all times. …

7 Ways To Travel Smarter, Cheaper And More Often

<b>By Stephanie Oswald, Next Avenue Contributor</b><p>Fall travel season is here, offering endless possibilities for your next trip. One fringe benefit of not having to work around school schedules is getting to hit the road on less crowded highways — and in airports, on planes and at attractions.<p>Of course, …

12 Must-Try Street Foods Around the World

"Street food, I believe, is the salvation of the human race."<p>So proclaimed Anthony Bourdain, passionate street food advocate and consumer, at the inaugural World Street Food Congress in Singapore.<p>Held in the Southeast Asian street food Mecca, the WSFC featured extensive panels and discussions about …

Make Your Own Steamer Basket with a Plate and Some Aluminum Foil

Steaming vegetables is a great way to preserve their texture and their nutrition, and it won't end in a soggy, gross side dish with your dinner. If …

Articles about 5 disappearing and invisible walls on Dwell.com - Dwell

Disappearing Corridor is a minimal space located in Hong Kong, designed by Bean Buro.<p>Create a space that stands out.<p>Aldo Cibic, Yves Behar, Kelly Wearstler, Marcel Wanders, and Johanna Grawunder discuss their earliest design memories, favorite...<p>On my final day in Glasgow, and alas my final day in …

OMG, I Want This House: Fabulous Homes From Paris to Sao Paulo (PHOTOS)

Home Envy<p>A lap pool? Pollock-themed bedroom? Yes, please! See envy-inspiring designs from Interiors Now.<p>08.23.13 1:36 PM ET<p>Richard Powers; Courtesy …

Incredible paintings of sci-fi suburbia will make you wish you were Swedish

Welcome to rural Sweden, sometime in the late '80s. Citizens go about their mundane lives and children explore the countryside. But something isn't quite right. Robots and hovercrafts are commonplace, and decaying science facilities sprout from the harsh Scandinavian landscape. There's even a rumor …

Why You Should Be Feeding The Bacteria Inside You

Photo: VOISIN/Corbis.<p>We’re all walking around with a bunch of bacteria in our guts. But, before you get grossed out and click away to the latest …

41 Fall Decorating Ideas To Help You Live Your Coziest Life

We're falling so hard for these. (See what we did there?)<p>Pile on the plaid, go all out on the throw pillows—and <i>don't</i> forget the firewood. The year's comfiest decor season is here, and we've got inspiration for days. Need some ideas for your backyard? We've got those too!

Inside Cupcakes & Cashmere Blogger Emily Schuman's LA Closet

The most important room in many fashion insiders' homes? A robust, always-changing closet. Here, a Los Angeles blogger invites us into hers<p><b>Emily Schuman,</b> creator of Cupcakes and Cashmere and author of the book under the same name<p><b>Neighborhood:</b> Carthay Square, Los Angeles<p><b>Most Recent Closet Addition:</b> …

Cupcakes

The Brilliance Of Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus is brilliant. I know you’re probably thinking “Bobby has lost his mind” right about now but hear me out. We’ve just witnessed one of the most complete marketing makeovers in show business history when it comes to Miley. Let me explain why.<p>A little more than a month ago, Ms Cyrus was a …

Azealia Banks Decides "Urban Black Men" Need To Stop Caring About Fashion, Right Now

So there you go. She's so good at tweeting things that are so bad.

Hearst Magazines

Avoid These Bad Study Habits to Actually Retain Information in School

Remembering details and information is tough for anyone, but when you're in college it pretty much becomes your job. So, why waste time with methods …

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Mexican kitchen: a gourmet guide to food in Mexico

Mexicans love food, especially their own. Visit Mexico and you will soon get a sense of how important food is in their lives: ask where to find, say, the best <i>carnitas</i> (braised pork) in Mexico City, or the best <i>mole</i> (a type of chilli sauce) in Oaxaca, and you’re up for a passionate, lengthy and …

The Secret to Remembering Travel

Whenever I look through all those files of <i>things</i> I’ve saved over the years, I usually stumble upon some long-forgotten newspaper article I tucked away. I give it a casual glance, turn it over, then invariably find that whatever’s on the back is more interesting. Serendipity seems to win out over …

4 Restaurant Recipes Requested by Readers, from Eggs to Oysters

Four recipes—for baked eggs, lamb, pasta, and oysters—our readers requested from restaurants in Vermont, Oregon, New Orleans, and New York<p>We love when our readers find awesome recipes for us to print. Though we’re always looking for the next hot dish, we can’t be everywhere at once, and we rely on …

Blake Lively Announces Lifestyle Company Similar To Gwyneth Paltrow's GOOP

Blake Lively fans, get ready: The impossibly stylish star announced she will be launching her own lifestyle company -- and many are comparing it to Gwyneth Paltrow's GOOP.<p>Lively shared the news with British Vogue in an interview Wednesday.<p>"It's something that will be launching in a few months and …

The Great and God Awful Trends of New York Fashion Week Spring 2014

We took our time to really go through everything we saw at New York Fashion Week to compile for you the best, worst, and unavoidable trends that will be forced in front of your faces come spring 2014.<p><i>Marc by Marc Jacobs, Prabal Gurung, Philosophy, Alexander Wang, MM6, DKNY, Adam Selman</i><p>New York …