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Shake Shack Has a New Cookbook — and This Chicken Bites Recipe Will Have You *Running* to Buy It

Shake Shack is one of <i>everyone’s</i> favorite establishments, and it’s pretty well-known that they serve a heckuva lot more than a great milkshake. If you’re not in the mood to make hangover-curing recipes at home but you want some delicious greasy food and fries, Shake Shack is where it’s at. But guess …

Watch: Why Are I-Beams Shaped Like the Letter I?

English speakers know it as an "I-beam" for its similarity to the capital letter "I" (with serifs). In many European languages it's a "double-T" …

Airports

The 20 best travel books of all time

Literature

Salar de Uyuni - Bolivia - Quiet Corner

If you are traveling to Bolivia, a day trip to the Salar de Uyuni is something that can’t be missed!<p>The world’s largest salt flat, Salar de Uyuni …

Architects Hot List | Dezeen

Competition wins and ambitious proposals helped cement a top-100 Hot List ranking for Nicholas Grimshaw's London firm. More<p>Nook Architects has become …

100+ Best Web Design Tools of 2018

Web Design Tools<p>Featured<p>Logo Design<p>Designevo (Free)<p>Create awesome looking logos with ease<p>Random generation of logos for your company<p>Logo Makr …

Top 10: Menu Items to Enjoy in Ireland

The Emerald Isle has long had the raw ingredients for world-class cuisine and top-notch drinks.<p>Good food starts with good ingredients, so it was only natural for an artisan food movement to launch in Ireland. The island has always been home to excellent raw ingredients and communities with …

Ireland

121 Definitions of Architecture

There are at least as many definitions of architecture as there are architects or people who comment on the practice of it. While some embrace it as …

Charlie Rose

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Productive

Of course you do. So here's how.<p>I absolutely believe in the power of hard work. Like Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>That's basically my mantra: I may not be as talented, or educated, or …

PS4 Pro Vs. PlayStation VR Is An Unusual, Important Battle This Holiday

PlayStation VR will be released in just two days, and reviews have been rolling in over the course of the past week, mostly declaring it a solid stab at more affordable VR, but not without a number of technical issues, most of which seem to be caused by the headset’s reliance on ancient Move …

Virtual Reality

8 Most Beautiful Places In South America To Visit - Quiet Corner

Where would you most like to go in South America? You may immediately say Machu Picchu. But South America is home to many other places that are as …

South America

25 Unknown Ancient Wonders You Have to Visit - Quiet Corner

The Colosseum and the Great Wall of China are impressive, but they get too much credit! In this list, we dive into some of humanity’s most …

Archaeology

11 High-Protein Slow-Cooker Dinners Under 500 Calories

African-American museum’s Klan artifacts echo a not-so-distant past

The story behind America’s most recognizable pieces of racist iconography is full of revisionist history and opportunistic capitalism<p>There are two Ku …

6 Architectural Museums Worth Traveling the World For Photos

It’s no easy feat creating a museum about architecture. After all, how can you possibly fit a discipline that brokers in buildings into one single building? It turns out there are quite a few ways, actually, each seemingly more inventive than the next. When news hit this summer that Tokyo’s new …

See the Art That Inspired Classic Film Scenes

In 2003’s <i>Girl with a Pearl Earring</i>, a fictionalized Johannes Vermeer (played by Colin Firth) recruits a model (Scarlett Johansson) to sit for one of …

24 of the Most Banned Books of All Time

“A book is a loaded gun," Ray Bradbury famously wrote in <i>Fahrenheit 451</i>, and plenty of people seem to concur with the story's book-burning Captain …

Writing

This Genius Trick Makes Oatmeal Taste Like Heaven

Why didn't we think of this before?<p>No one wakes up in the morning craving oatmeal. You <i>deal</i> with the pile of mush when you're trying to be healthy. …

Graphic Designers: Cheat Sheets That Simplify Design Elements, Print Terms, More

Image via Canva<p><b>Graphic designers</b> who are just starting out may sometimes feel overwhelmed by the myriad jargons used in the field.<p><b>Adding on to</b> these …

8 Websites That Will Change the Way You Book Travel

Photo courtesy Pexels.com<p>These tools are what the pros use to stretch their miles, find deals, and have the best airport experiences possible.<p>For …

The 17 equations that changed the course of history

Mathematics is all around us, and it has shaped our understanding of the world in countless ways.<p>In 2013, mathematician and science author Ian Stewart published a book on 17 Equations That Changed The World. We recently came across this convenient table on Dr. Paul Coxon's twitter account by …

The 20 Most Inspirational Non-Architecture TED Talks for Architects

For more than 3 decades now, the annual TED Conference and its many affiliated events have served as an important platform for, as their tagline puts …

China Plans To Send Probe To Mars

China has announced plans to launch a probe to visit Mars in 2020, and accompanied the statement with the release of pictures showing how the probe …

6 Cuban Sandwich Recipes That'll Leave You Licking Your Fingers

Raise your hand if you think Cubanos are the best sandwich ever invented! We agree. There's no denying the pork and ham satisfy every meat-lover's dreams, while pickles and mustard add a touch of sourness and kick. On top (and below that) you have the crispy and crunchy bread, and every bite of …

How To Roast Bell Peppers

<i>Knowing how to roast bell peppers on the grill, in the oven, or on the stovetop is gonna up your everyday cooking game. It’ll also put you in touch</i> …

Cooking

8 Entrepreneurs Give Tips for Building a Beautiful Company Website

When it comes to attracting new customers, your first impression is everything. In fact, it’s likely one of the first touch points they’ll have with …

14 Tasty Homemade Kombucha Recipes to Keep Your Belly Happy

Love it or hate it, we <i>all</i> know about kombucha by now. The probiotic-rich fermented tea has a ton of health benefits and is a favorite of many — so much so that kombucha cocktails are a regular fixture in our happy hour rotation. Unfortunately, as with most healthy fads, the stuff usually comes with …

Oman Faces Unnerving Future With Economy And Ruler's Health Faltering

After landing at Muscat International airport in Oman, an often overlooked corner of the Middle East, planes rumble along the tarmac towards the aging terminal. On the way, passengers can look out at a vast construction site on the edge of the airfield. The new terminal should be a welcome …

Oil

Art Treasures of Rome—Michelangelo, Bernini, and Raphael, Oh My!

Love art? For hundreds of years, the Catholic church has been commissioning and collecting the world’s greatest works of art. A wealthy nation-state, …

Italy