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Tonx Talk: Making Do With A Blade Grinder – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

Tonx Coffee is a roaster based in LA who distributes their coffee through subscriptions delivered to your door. Their approach is a no fuss, no …

Coffee

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The 11 Best Beers of the Midwest<p>In May, Guy Gourmet traveled to Chicago, heart of the Midwest, for the American Beer Classic. The heartland is a special place for beer. Indeed, you could call it the heartland of American beer, given that such classic names like Budweiser, Miller, and Pabst come …

Did Ancient Climate Change Drive Human Evolution?

A new study argues that climate oscillations in East Africa resulted in human migration and adaptation.<p>Millions of years ago, slow changes in the Earth's orbit changed the climate in East Africa dramatically. Every 20,000 years ago, the region vacillated between very dry and very wet periods. These …

East Africa

How Scott Collis Is Harnessing New Data To Improve Climate Models

The former ski bum built open-access tools that convert raw data from radar databases into formats that climate modelers can use to better predict climate change.<p><i>Each year,</i> Popular Science_ seeks out the brightest young scientists and engineers and names them the Brilliant Ten. Like the 110 …

Best American Adventures

We polled the experts to determine the United States' hundred most iconic escapes. No matter what your pleasure—hiking, heli-skiing, surfing, climbing, biking, or paddling—we've got the perfect trip for you.<p>Get exclusive updates, insider tips, and special discounts on travel and more.

Social Dining Apps That Set Up You To Eat With Strangers

Would you break bread with strangers? Some apps are betting (and hoping) that you will.<p>The relationship between food and social interaction is not exactly a novel concept -- from dinner parties, to a widespread fear of eating out alone, to memories of sharing a kitchen with other family members, …

Roasted Pear Crumble

4 Servings<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Consider this sweet and crunchy dessert a free-form fruit crisp. Be warned: The nutty oat topping is addictive.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 ripe but firm Anjou or Bartlett pears, halved, cored<p>2 teaspoons plus 2 Tbsp. olive oil<p>¼ cup raw almonds or pecan halves, coarsely …

Breakfast

42 Dutch Oven Recipes for Braises, Bread, and More

Is your Dutch oven collecting dust in a corner? It's time to dust it off and give it some love with one of these 42 hearty recipes.<p>Dutch ovens are made to last—seriously, Le Creuset has a lifetime guarantee—and can take the heat of the oven and a long simmer on a stovetop. That's why these heavy, …

Cooking

Blistered Shishito Peppers

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: A ridiculously easy appetizer, inspired by a dream meal, that you can replicate at home with just four ingredients.</i><p>Sometimes, when you're at a restaurant and you're …

A Grain, A Green, A Bean

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, you can make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Gabriella gives you a mantra to repeat when dinner feels too difficult.</i><p>There are …

The 7 fundamentals of documenting your travels

One of the biggest mistakes in travel is assuming you’ll “never forget” a particular moment or feeling. From launching out of a plane for a skydive, …

The Best Way To Use Leftover Bread

If day-old bread could talk, it would say: "Please soak me in custard and bake me all over again."

Trace Any U.S. Waterway Upstream, Downstream, Sidestream

Just kidding, sidestream isn't a thing. But the first two will keep you plenty busy.<p>Remember this map of all the waterways in the U.S. from earlier this summer? Now there's something even more fun: An interactive app that lets you not only see the waterways, but trace them to their source (or to …

America Is Still Running Out of Fresh Water

For much of the last week, poli­cy­makers’ eyes have been trained over­seas, as Pres­id­ent Obama tries to con­vince Con­gress (and the pub­lic) that …

Why We Need Solitude

When I read <i>Walden</i> in 9th grade, I was convinced that Henry David Thoreau was a bit off. Spending over two years living in solitude on the shores of a pond seemed a recipe for madness. Now, I have begun to appreciate Thoreau’s search for isolation and communion with nature. I have become a seeker of …

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Travel

Top 10 stops for Central America first-timers

The green cufflinks between North and South America, these seven compact countries would be easy to skip on a map. Yet they represent a complex web of cultures, ancient ruins, tropical wildlife and adventure.<p>For starters, try climbing lava-gurgling volcanoes with perfect cones that poke above the …

Central America

Want to shoot some guns during recess? Spy agencies court Congress while deceiving it

Thanks to a series of high-profile leaks this year that uncovered the National Security Agency's dragnet collection of phone call records in the US, Congress is now locked in an internal struggle over the NSA's domestic surveillance powers. And while lawmakers seldom collectively diminish their own …

Why Does the NCAA Exist?

"The NCAA was founded in 1906 to protect young people from the dangerous and exploitive athletics practices of the time," so states the National Collegiate Athletic Association on its official website.<p>The NCAA often likes to harp on tradition and the sanctity of the term "student-athlete," but it …

College & University