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This Mini Wind Turbine Can Power Your Home in a Gentle Breeze

The first time you see a Nemoi wind turbine, you may not realize it’s a turbine at all. A white and silver metallic structure about the size of a …

Meet “Better Self,” a New Web Destination for Anyone Who’s Into Self-Improvement

It’s that time of year when we vow to reassess: What did we do well in 2017? What could we do differently in 2018? How can our lives be happier and healthier, or shall we finally say we’re good enough?<p>Wherever you are on your personal journey, Better Self will be right beside you. With its …

Bestsellers

Roasted Summer Vegetables Tucked Into Tartlets

A summer vegetable quandary: My favorite way to eat zucchini, eggplant and peppers is to roast them until their sugars caramelize, their centers collapse and they turn floppy, rich and sweet. But my least favorite thing to do in summer is crank up the oven to achieve this glorious state.<p>September’s …

Baking

The real value of urban farming. (Hint: It's not always the food.)

During World War II, millions of Americans planted "victory gardens" in their backyards, eventually supplying a hungry nation with 40 percent of its homegrown fruits and vegetables. Once the war was over, those urban farms withered away, supplanted by increasingly efficient large-scale rural …

Agriculture

2016 Winter Outdoor Retailer Preview (Part 3)

The 2016 Winter Outdoor Retailer show is set to begin later this week in Salt Lake City. Here is a sampling of some of the most interesting products …

Salt Lake City

This holiday season, 34 long reads to explore

Post-feast, pour another glass of wine and savor some of 2015’s best long reads, published on the Guardian and elsewhere<p>You’ve made it: your belly is full, and you’re now sitting on the couch with a glass of scotch in hand.<p>You now have a few hours to kill, so here’s a list of incredible features …

Bill Cosby

better chicken pot pies

There are over 900 recipes in this site’s archives, [which is completely nuts, but also conveniently gives me an answer to the ever-present “what do …

21 Innovative Takes on the Classic BLT

We’re all about taking something to the next level. These 21 tempting twists on the basic BLT do just that. Bring on the bacon, lettuce (or leek or leafy green) and tomatoes all day long with this collection of creative recipes. Oh yes, we almost forgot to mention this important tidbit: There’s …

Food

Fresh Corn Polenta with Avocado and Tomato Salad

<i>Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four -- for under $20, in under 20 minutes.</i><p><i>Today: Summer's best supper, ready in less than 20 minutes.</i><p>Summer corn is truly a sign of the season, so much so that I refuse to eat it at other times of the year -- it …

Grilled Corn, Avocado, and Queso Fresco Crostini Recipe

Grilled sweet corn, buttery avocado, and tangy queso fresco are a Mexican-inspired topping for these easy crostini.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Sweet summer corn gets an edge of deep flavor from a quick char on a hot grill.<br>• Avocado, queso fresco, lime, and cilantro bring well-rounded Mexican flavors to the …

6 Perfect Pear Recipes

Don’t miss out on one of fall’s tastiest fruits!<p>Pears are almost always overshadowed by pumpkins and apples—but not this season! Make them the star of your meals with these six <i>pear-</i>fect recipes (Sorry, we couldn’t resist!)<p>Whole Grain Pear and Cranberry Crisp<p>Baked cranberries and pears—it’s a fruit …

Savory Bread Pudding Recipe on Food52

5 Go-Anywhere Gadgets for the Techy Traveler

When it's time to hit the road, these gadgets will help make the trip easier and a lot more fun.<p>When it's time to hit the road, these gadgets will help make the trip easier and a lot more fun.

Best Workout For Women From the Big Book of Exercises

The Best New Exercises for Women<p>Discover the best workout for women that you're not doing<p>Beth Bischoff<p>The Best New Exercises (for every part of a woman's body!)<p>There's a popular saying among fitness experts: "The best exercise is the one you're not doing." The take-home message? To achieve the best …

Jimmy Fallon's 'Game of Desks'

First it was 'The Jersey Floor'. Then there was 'Downton Sixbey'. Check out this clip from his epic new parody, in case you missed it Friday night.

GadgetellSolutions Media

24Jan/18<p>To see the full list of this year’s Top Women in Retail honorees, click here. What do you enjoy most about working in the retail industry? …

The Advanced No-Gym Bodyweight Workout [INFOGRAPHIC]

Think bodyweight training can’t get intense? Our favorite no-equipment moves are getting a whole lot more kick-ass — from head to toe. Designed by …

How Interviewers Know When to Hire You in 90 Seconds

In these times, we can’t get enough of interviewing tips and guides.<p>People are always fretting about job interviews, try to prepare as much as …

nanaimo bars

During my visit to Seattle I have been tasked with cleaning out some boxes in my childhood bedroom, a chore I have been putting off for roughly nine …

The 2013 Cycling Shoes We’re Most Excited to Wear

From commuter kicks to carbon-soled road race cleats, there’s a shoe for every rider and every style of riding <i>—Joe Lindsey</i><p><b>Aaron Gwin’s Giro DH Shoe</b>

Guacamole Recipes

10 Insanely Delicious Guacamole Recipes<p>So many occasions call for guacamole, so it helps to have a fun recipe—or 10—in your back pocket<p>whatsgabycooking.com<p>Nothing says <i>party time</i> like a bowl of guac, but don't even think about buying a tub from the store. You can make a (much tastier) batch of the …

40 Rad Bike Gadgets to Rock Your Ride

Did you know that May is National Bike Month? In case you needed <i>another</i> reason to trick out your bike, we’re all about celebrating much more than a month of goodness on two wheels. Here are 40 innovative, fun, and downright good-looking gadgets that’ll definitely rock your ride.<p>1. Bike Planter …

Golden Gate Park

How to Make Cake Balls

When you think of eating cake with your hands, you might imagine a baby at their first birthday party, hands full of mashed cake and icing smeared …

2013 Editors' Choice Road Bike Winners

From 30 finalists, we chose eight extraordinary bikes as this year’s Editors’ Choice award winners.

La Jolla

Bicycling's Go Faster Eating Plan

Mix and match these meals and snacks to build unlimited options<p>Each day of the GO FASTER Eating Plan, formulated by Anne Guzman, sports-nutrition consultant for Peaks Coaching Group, provides 2,000 to 2,500 calories. You'll dig into 500-calorie breakfasts, lunches, and dinners, and stoke your …

Healthy Eating

Buyer’s Guide: Women’s Road Bikes

Find the perfect women's-specific road bike, whether you’re looking tackle new challenges, explore, or ride with friends

Road Bikes

Small-Space Garden Ideas

It seems safe to say that by the end of winter, most of us are craving a little green. We start dreaming of lawns and tree leaves and flowers and …

Gardening