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How to Day Drink Properly in Austin

There are many perfectly legitimate reasons to be <b>drinking during the daytime</b>, especially in Austin. The recent rise of all-day restaurants has made the dream of an afternoon cocktail much easier to achieve. Maybe you are unemployed, and time is all relative to you anyway. Maybe you’re entertaining …

Mad Men

Midcentury-Inspired Homes in This Texas Community Start in the Low $300Ks

Starlight Village, a new housing community in Leander, Texas, offers eight models that combine midcentury flair with modern convenience.<p>"Inspired by the Space Race and growing up in Air Force base housing, my husband, Michael, and I dreamed up a neighborhood built entirely of midcentury modern …

Living Rooms

Former Blue Jay Kelly Gruber Disinvited From Canadian Baseball Hall Of Fame Festivities After Unbearably Rude, Awkward Panel Appearance

Thursday night in Toronto former Blue Jays All-Star third baseman Kelly Gruber participated in a panel discussion for PitchTalks, which describes …

Hall of Fame

Five days on the Pecos River

Colleen Gilbreath eats fresh mango during a lunch break on the Pecos River. <i>Pam LeBlanc/American-Statesman</i><p>Colleen Gilbreath eats fresh mango during a …

67 Ideas That Will Beautify Your Backyard (Without Breaking the Bank)

Easy backyard decorating ideas, coming right up!<p>Everyone wants a beautiful backyard, but hiring a landscape designer can get expensive. These …

Landscaping

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Buying a Watch Online? This Site Will Make Sure It’s Not a Counterfeit

Buying a pre-owned watch on the Internet can be a little bit of a crapshoot. While there are a handful of reputable sites that rigorously test and …

Your Guide to Navigating Austin's Barton Creek Greenbelt | Austin Insider Blog

The Barton Creek Greenbelt, which travels through south Austin, is the go-to destination for outdoor enthusiasts and athletes in the city. You can …

The 10 Most-Saved Recipes from Kitchn This March

As we trudged through the last month of winter, our most-saved recipes were a collision of carbs, comfort, and convenience. You kept recipes for …

Harvard University Finds Cannabis Cuts Tumor Growth in Half in Three Weeks | Health Times

The active ingredient in marijuana cuts tumor growth in common lung cancer in half and significantly reduces the ability of the cancer to spread, say …

12 Dutch Oven Recipes You Need in Your Life

Cooking

This Pancakes Recipe For One Person Will Make You Rethink Sunday Brunches

<i>Sure, you like to cook, but sometimes you want to bake just a single cupcake or whip up fajitas for one. Bustle’s new series, Single Serving, dishes</i> …

Related Maps

Neighborhood pizzerias are the backbone of New York City’s vernacular cuisine — easily as important as hot dog carts, Chinese-American carry-outs, soul food cafes, and pastrami sandwiches in defining the city’s historic culinary landscape. Since the 1950s, these stalwarts have unceasingly provided …

Italian Food

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Comic Books

Tim Lincecum will wear No. 44 to honor his late brother

Tim Lincecum has always worn No. 55 during the course of his MLB career. But now with the Texas Rangers, Lincecum will sport a different number on …

The Vegetarian Casserole You Can Eat Any Time of Day

Make the casserole:<p>Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F. Coat a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray; set aside.<p>Arrange 6 …

The Secret to Perfect Scrambled Eggs

When it comes to scrambled eggs, there's no shortage of different techniques. Whether you prefer a softer scramble or one with diner-style heft, the …

Here's the Story of the Stanford PhD Who Allegedly Gamed the Texas Lottery (and Won $20 Million)

"Pure coincidence seems implausible.<p>I wrote recently about the husband and wife team out of Michigan who figured out how to game the lottery, and walked away with almost $27 million over the course of nine years.<p>But it turns out there's a greater mystery in the world of lottery watchers.<p>Her name is …

'I'll accrue more than £100 interest on my student loan while my lecturers are on strike'

Thousands of students will accrue more than £100 in interest on their loans while their lecturers are on strike.<p>Members of the University College Union (UCU) have walked out over changes to their generous final salary pension scheme, with the union claiming it will cost its members £10,000 a year …

Higher Education

5 Apps That Should Terrify Every Parent, According To Experts

If you see these on your teen's phone, it's time for a talk.<p>The internet can be a cesspool of danger for some teenagers, says Sedgrid Lewis, an internet safety expert who blogs under the moniker Spy Parent. Some of the apps that teens favor can expose them to predators and encourage them to engage …

Smoking cannabis Causes ‘Complete Remission’ Of Crohn’s Disease, No Side Effects, New Study Shows

Cannabis performed like a champ in the first-ever placebo-controlled trial of the drug to treat Crohn’s Disease, also known as inflammatory bowel …

Cannabis

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For most Portlanders, brunch is serious business, to the level of two-hour lines for fried chicken and waffles. But brunch in Portland is becoming more inviting for vegans as well, with options finally going further than the standard tofu scramble.<p>Beyond stalwarts like Blossoming Lotus and Vita …

Breakfast

I Just Hacked a Box of Bisquick and Made the Best Biscuits Ever

I just baked a batch of tender, fluffy, soft-as-a-pillow biscuits, and I didn’t even break a sweat. That’s because I tried a new biscuit-making …

Billionaire Mark Cuban: ‘One of the great lies of life is follow your passions’

Mark Cuban grew up working class in Pittsburgh. His father installed upholstery in cars and his mom worked a myriad of odd jobs. Today, Cuban is …

Entrepreneurship

Porn star says she feels free to discuss Trump encounter

NEW YORK (AP) — Stormy Daniels, the porn star whom Donald Trump's attorney acknowledges paying $130,000 just before Election Day, believes she is now …

Donald Trump

Mnuchin's wife says she's 'super duper' sorry - CNN Video

The wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says she's "super duper" sorry for her past social media posts. CNN's Jeanne Moos has the details.

Social Media

Microsoft's Windows 10 Store is getting more web apps

Thanks in a roundabout way to Google, you're about to see more apps on the Windows 10 Store. Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) are like app versions of websites that work even when you're offline and offer services like push notifications -- minus the installation fuss of regular apps. Android …

Software

Tech salaries in Austin, Texas are effectively $66,000 higher than in NYC thanks to the cost of living

The financial returns for tech workers who leave Silicon Valley keep getting bigger.<p>Soaring housing prices in the Bay Area mean average annual tech salaries of $142,000, the country’s highest, don’t compensate for the lower cost of living elsewhere. Only New Yorkers were worse off, with adjusted …

N-Tech is a cheap, all-in-one, portable, wireless, stackable, smart 4K projector

Just a few short years ago, we marveled at the release of the first 4K home theater projector from Sony that carried a retail price of US$26,000. …

Portable

9 Austin-Area Distilleries You Must Visit | Austin Insider Blog

Austin and the beautiful nearby Texas Hill Country are home to a spirited number of distilleries that are destinations in themselves. Stop in for a …

Whiskey