Ken Perkins

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How to Avoid Work: A 1949 Guide to Doing What You Love

<i>“There is an ugliness in being paid for work one does not like,”</i> Anaïs Nin wrote in her diary in 1941. Indeed, finding a sense of purpose and doing what makes the heart sing is one of the greatest human aspirations — and yet too many people remain caught in the hamster wheel of unfulfilling work. …

3D printing will explode in 2014, thanks to the expiration of key patents

Here’s what’s holding back 3D printing, the technology that’s supposed to revolutionize manufacturing and countless other industries: patents. In February 2014, key patents that currently prevent competition in the market for the most advanced and functional 3D printers will expire, says Duann …

3D Printing

The 4 Weapons Of Exceptional Creative Leaders

Charles Day outlines four perhaps unexpected but effective weapons that the best creative leaders use in their battle for creativity and profitability.<p>For the leader of a company powered by creativity, the difficulties of navigating today’s complex marketplace are compounded by the fact that, in …

The best countries for food

Food and travel go together like planes and airports. No matter where you go you'll have little trouble finding at least one culinary experience that will help you understand the local culture. In some countries the food is <i>the</i> highlight, drawing many a foodie to its borders, like a moth to a flame. …

Infographic: The Literal Meaning Of Every State Name In The U.S.

Washington translates to “Marsh Farm Land, Missouri to “Land of the People with Dugout Canoes.” What does your state or city name mean? You may not want to know.<p>The New Navel of the Moon. It’s so poetic, isn’t it? (And sure, maybe a bit anatomically confusing.) That’s the real meaning behind the …

iPhone-Operated Digital Lock Makes House Keys a Thing of the Past

Kwikset's new Kevo door lock turns your iPhone into the simplest of digital keys. Just have your phone in your pocket or purse, tap the Kevo lock, …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Roasted Caprese Tomatoes with Basil dressing - Simply Delicious

By Alida Ryder<p>In Salads & Starters, Vegetarian<p>8<p>Subscribe<p>Get all our recipes sent to you for FREE!<p>Roasted Caprese tomatoes baked with creamy …

Grilled Lobster with Garlic-Parsley Butter

Combine butter, parsley, chile flakes, garlic, lemon zest, salt, and pepper in a bowl; set aside. Using a cleaver, split lobster in half lengthwise …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Vince Gilligan on Final Season of 'Breaking Bad': 'There Will Be Blood'

Vince Gilligan promises in a new interview that the upcoming final season of <i>Breaking Bad</i> will feature plenty of blood, tension and psychological …

TV

Why You Should Smoke Your Thanksgiving Bird

<b>Things you don't want on Thanksgiving:</b> cheap scotch, an argument with your father-in-law, a bland bird.<p>I can't buy your scotch or help with the in-laws. But I can solve your turkey problem: Smoke the damn thing.<p>Poultry, generally, likes fire and smoke. (Think grilled chicken.) Big birds, like …

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

7 financial terms every serious entrepreneur should know

<i>Jed Simon is the chief executive officer of FastPay, an online finance company focusing on digital businesses.</i><p>There are brilliant technologists and business leaders in today’s tech world, but while startups have their own, great talents, we’re seeing one common weakness: lack of understanding …

89 Photographs and Stories That You Will Love

Another terrific week in the world of photography has just passed us by and Toad Hollow Photography has been active all week looking for the very …

Bangkok 101: What (and Where) to Eat

Food in Bangkok is what the Magic Kingdom is to Orlando. It is a symbol of pride and one of the biggest reasons to go. Thais eat 24 hours a day and …

Tag: Design News

Current Obsessions: The Spring Collection<p>by Gardenista Team<p>Trending on Remodelista: 5 Ideas for Sustainable Design<p>by Gardenista Team<p>Current …

GDUSA's 10 Favorite Poster Designs of the Past 50 Years

For their 50th anniversary, Graphic Design USA or GDUSA asked their readers on what is their favorite poster design of the half-past century. They …

Two Wonderful Madrid Restaurants

I'm an old-fashioned food and wine snob who has eaten all over Spain for 40 years. Today I'm going to highlight two Madrid restaurants I find myself going to these days at least once a week. (There is a third one on my beat as well, the Taberna Arzábal (Calle de Menéndez Pelayo, 13) but much has …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

Eat, Pray, Love your way through Italy

More than six million people have read <i>Eat Pray Love</i>, Elizabeth Gilbert's account of her year-long trip through Italy, India and Bali. But seriously, how did she ever make it past eating in Italy?<p>After sampling Rome's gelato, departures require serious discipline – plus maybe some non-refundable …

How to Slice a Pineapple

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: The best ways to break down a pineapple, step by step.</i><p>We owe a lot to the first people who stared at the thing we call a pineapple -- those spikes! that …

Kitchens

How to Make Smoked Ribs on a Gas Grill | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Jeff Mcintyre.</i><p>Learning basic cooking skills was not a priority for me while growing up. The transition from …

From Jaguar, A 495-Horsepower Monster

Can the long-awaited E-Type successor live up to its lineage?<p>In 1961, Jaguar debuted the E-Type, a road-ready two-seat version of the company's champion racecars. It quickly became legend, praised by Enzo Ferrari as "the most beautiful car ever made." But in 1974, Jaguar discontinued the E-Type and …

8 Of The Year's Most Oddly Gorgeous Science Images

A water slide for worms, the glorious C. instagram, and more<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>Is this the era of <i>C. instagram</i>? That's the clever name of a cellphone photo one undergraduate took of a plate crawling with <i>C. elegans</i> (it kind of rhymes). <i>Caenorhabditis elegans</i> are microscopic worms that …

Week in Photos: May 18, 2013

Lens<p>From the Soyuz capsule touching down in Kazakhstan to Texas tornadoes, see the week’s most striking images.<p>05.18.13 1:32 PM ET<p>NASA/CSA/EPA, via …

74 Stylish Kitchens With Brick Walls and Ceilings

Brick makes the space industrial and very chic, it’s almost an ideal decoration for kitchen and dining zones. You may make a brick wall, all the …

Top 21 under-the-radar destinations

From Canada’s Yukon wilderness to the mountaintops of India, these unconventional holiday destinations will lead you off the beaten path and onto an adventure all your own.