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This Secret Corner of California Is a Paradise for Lovers of Great Food and Top-notch Wines

Seemingly everyone you meet in Anderson Valley can tell you a migration story that has the flavor of myth — a tale that casts their arrival in this …

Mendocino County

Best Steak Fajitas

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine Worcestershire, cumin, chili powder, oregano, lime zest, lime juice, garlic, 1/4 cup olive oil, and 1 teaspoon of the …

BBQ

How to make jerk chicken – recipe

Jerk chicken is one of my favourite things to barbecue. I’d even go as far as to say that, with a few honourable exceptions , it’s about the only chicken dish worth the grill space. You can also use this sweetly aromatic, unapologetically fiery Jamaican rub on goat, mutton or pork belly.<p>Serves …

Recipes

See 30 Amazing Places in North America

From stunning natural vistas to grand urban landscapes, from Canada to the Caribbean, these breathtaking photos transport you across the continent.<p>Home to nearly 600 million people, North America's immensity is matched only by its diversity. Simmering volcanoes, dazzling architecture, open …

National Parks

40 Beach Themed Bedrooms to Take You Away

Sometimes you really need a good makeover to get you through a work slump. Creating not just a relaxing home but a space that truly feels like a …

Home Decorating

BP to store wind power with help from Tesla

BP is preparing to take its first steps towards the battery power boom by building a new project to store wind power using Tesla technology later this year.<p>The oil super major will team up with the world’s largest battery storage company to build a pilot project alongside its Titan wind project in …

Tesla's Model 3 Is the Best Electric Car You Can't Buy—Yet

The Model 3 is supposed to be Tesla’s humdrum car, the everyday, cut-price offering to the masses. Not the sort of thing that impresses Angelenos, so …

Concrete House Splits In Two To Stay Close To The Forest

Not everyone would be comfortable living in such close proximity to a forest but for some this is in fact a dreamy location. The JJO House definitely …

These 8 Prefabs in Seattle Make Us Want to Move to the Emerald City

There's a reason why prefabs are becoming ever so popular in the booming northwestern corner of Seattle, Washington.<p>Although Seattle has long been acclaimed for being surrounded by water, mountains, and evergreen forests, more recently, it's become a hotbed for modern design and high-quality …

Don't Try to Be 'Disruptive.' To Really Have an Impact, You Need to Reverse Engineer the Future.

Innovation is moving at an accelerated rate. Here's how you can get in on the action.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The inventor and author Ray Kurzweil likes to say that the next 100 years will resemble 20,000 years of progress if we continue to innovate at our …

This Is What Happens When Bitcoin Miners Take Over Your Town

Eastern Washington had cheap power and tons of space. Then the suitcases of cash started arriving.<p><b>EAST WENATCHEE, Washington—Hands on the</b> wheel, eyes squinting against the winter sun, Lauren Miehe eases his Land Rover down the main drag and tells me how he used to spot promising sites to build a …

Bitcoin

12 Stupidly Cheap Dream Vacations

This is a bumper week for our Luxury Travel Diary Travel Auctions.<p>Our Travel Auctions<p>For those that don’t know, our travel auctions are unique …

Luxury Travel

This Honey-Sriracha Salmon Is What Dreams Are Made Of

Are you looking for a fresh take on salmon to make your weeknight meals a little more fun? This recipe is the answer. It strikes a perfect balance …

The Treebox is an amazing modern home set high up in the treetops

This gorgeous wooden home in Texas captures the experience of living high up in the treetops. Designed by Wernerfield, the PH2 Treebox is raised …

Minimalist summer retreat in Denmark is like a house within a house

This summer retreat in Denmark may look like a minimalist dream, but there’s an interesting design twist when you take a closer look. Danish …

Architecture

Here’s the Trump Tax Loophole Your Accountant Can Blow Wide Open

If exploiting a tax loophole is as much an art as a science, then the tax planning profession is poised for a creative renaissance.<p>The inspiration is …

Finance

La Cañada House / Antonio Altarriba Comes

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house is located in a peaceful neighbourhood called La Cañada, Valencia. The plot is …

Architecture

Playing It Safe Helped This Busy Dad Build A Million-Dollar, One-Person Business

As a father of five, consultant Chad Patschke had every reason to stick with his corporate career advising companies that handle hazardous chemicals on how to avoid explosions and fires.<p>But Patschke yearned to tap his 25 years of experience to build a business of his own. “I got tired of driving to …

Entrepreneurship

BP becomes latest oil giant to invest in electric vehicle charging

BP, the British oil company, announced today an investment in a US-based electric vehicle charging station manufacturer in order to trial charging technology at its own retail sites by the end of the year.<p>Oil companies have been increasingly interested in electric vehicle charging as they start to …

Loophole May Allow Highly Paid Professionals To Take Advantage Of 20% Deduction

The 20% “Qualified Business Income” deduction under Code Section 199A is a brand new pretty substantial tax break. The 20% deduction is hedged by a lot of restrictions, but I think I may have found the secret to unleashing its power. Out of the over one thousand pages in the committee report on the …

Finance

Edris House

Settled into a rocky outcropping, the Edris House is a mid-century oasis in the Palm Springs desert. The home was designed by architectural icon E. …

The Electrek Review – Tesla Model 3, a promise delivered

On December 29th, 2017, I took delivery of one of the first non-employee Tesla Model 3s. This was a day which many of us early EV drivers have been awaiting for a long time – the realization of Tesla’s “secret master plan” announced more than ten years ago.<p>A lot has happened between then and now, …

10 Mind-Blowing Houses That Hide In Plain Sight

Everyone has secrets and that doesn’t even apply to people only. Have you ever seen or heard of a house with a secret room or a hidden passage …

Millgrove House

Located on a former apple orchard, the Millgrove House hides within its hillside plot. The home takes advantage of the natural topography of the …

Elon Musk: The Architect of Tomorrow

It's mid-afternoon on a Friday at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, and three of Elon Musk's children are gathered around him – one of …

Pip is a retro games console for kids to learn coding

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has been incredibly successful at sparking all sorts of creativity via its low cost microcomputers, which arrived in the market back in 2012. Its core electronics are also indirectly responsible for UK-based learn-to-code startups like Kano and pi-top, which have built …

New In-Depth Video Review: Tesla Model 3 With Model S Comparison

TESLA SHOWDOWN: WE GOT A TESLA MODEL 3, FILMED IT, AND COMPARED IT TO A MODEL S [VIDEO]<p>We’ve seen a handful of Tesla Model 3 review videos floating …

48 Hours in LA - Things to Do in Los Angeles, California

558 Shares<p><b>Los Angeles is California’s largest and perhaps most famous city. A sprawling hub in the southern part of the state with a population of</b> …

Create a Stylish Space Starting With an IKEA Kitchen Design

Who wouldn’t love a custom kitchen, but of course, not everyone has the budget for one. Enter IKEA kitchen cabinets. These are a great option for …

Kitchens

Hanger Steak with Tahini and Smashed Charred Beets

4 servings<p>When tahini is whisked with just some water, lemon juice, olive oil, and salt, it becomes an all-purpose condiment that can be made ahead and spooned onto nearly any dish.<p>October 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 bunches small yellow or red beets, scrubbed clean, dried (about 1½ pounds)<p>6 tablespoons …

Recipes