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40 things to do off the Strip in Las Vegas

Okay, so maybe not actually shake hands with the mob, but you can sit in an electric chair, hear a mobster court case, and try on a pair of brass …

Free Things to Do in Las Vegas

Amid all the high rollers and glitz of the Las Vegas Strip are a surprising number of things to do that won't cost you a thing. The casinos alone are a sensory tour de force, with lights, fountains, shows, and music—much of it free. Use this guide to explore some of the other no-cost opportunities …

A Simple Invention For Your Cheap Whiskey That Makes It Taste Expensive

<b>Portland-based</b> company Whiskey Elements has created a simple tool that makes cheap whiskey taste deliciously oak-aged in just 24 hours.<p><b>Discovering</b> a …

How to Make Guacamole Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often</i><p><i>Today: Don't settle for inferior versions -- t</i><i>he guac of your dreams is just around the corner.</i><p>Having grown up in …

How to Make Dairy-Free Chocolate Syrup at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Once you try a glass of milk mixed with</i> <i>chocolate syrup by</i> <i>Cara Eisenpress of Big Girls, Small Kitchen, you'll never want to drink plain milk again.</i><p>…

6 Mouth-Watering Cheeseburger Recipes You Can't Swiss Out On

Swiss, blue cheese, Monterey Jack— it all tastes so much better when melted over a giant, juicy burger cooked on your very own home grill.<p>In honor of …

How to Make the Most of Your Slow Cooker

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Your weeknights just got infinitely better.</i> <i>Stay tuned for our collection all about slow cooking on Provisions this Thursday!</i><p>Weeknights weren’t made for …

Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup With All the Fixings Recipe

Rich chicken tortilla soup, made from slow-simmered chicken thighs, joins quintessential toppings—avocado, red onion, sour cream, cilantro cheese, tortillas, limes and hot sauce—in this simple, sustaining slow-cooker meal. The broth gets its depth from inclusions such as apple cider vinegar, ancho …

Watch Emma Watson Deliver a Game-Changing Speech on Feminism for the U.N. (UPDATED)

Earlier this summer, fresh from college graduation, <b>Emma Watson</b>, was named a U.N. Women Goodwill Ambassador. Though the ripples of her involvement over the past few months can be seen online (crashing the U.N. Web site, using Twitter to denounce a sexist politician in Turkey or respond to the gender …

Savory Oatmeal Is Changing The Breakfast Game

Put an egg on it. And then some bacon and greens, too.<p>Oatmeal is a smart way to start the day. It’s full of fiber, has a decent amount of protein and is dirt cheap. Plus, it’s really easy to make.<p>People general top oatmeal with sweet things ― like raisins, sugar and cinnamon ― but we think oatmeal …

10 places to eat in Vegas for less than $10

Everyone’s pocketbook is a little lighter after the holidays but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a great meal in Las Vegas. There are plenty of …

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The Ultimate Food-on-a-Stick Recipe

Corn dogs have nothing on these crazy-good meat skewers.<p>There’s something inherently awesome about eating food off of a stick. The only problem is that most American options aren’t inherently awesome for you. Corn dogs, chocolate-dunked waffles, fried butter—there’s no reason these empty …

The 12 Biggest Travel Mistakes You Think You’re Too Smart to Make

If you think you know all the tips and tricks to avoid a travel snafu, think again—even the smartest travelers can lose valuables thanks to an unexpected checked bag, or have a passport mishap at the last minute. Read on for how to avoid those traps, as well as other common mistakes that even the …

10 of the best stylish hostels for autumn and winter sun

Jack Sprat Shack, Treasure Bay, Jamaica<p>On an island better known for all-inclusive resorts than cool independent hotels, the Jack Sprat Shack, opening in late October, is a departure from the Caribbean norm. The wood-clad hostel takes its name and look from the Jack Sprat restaurant (pictured), and …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

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11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

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Water Conservation Tips

Learn how to reduce your water usage.<p>1994 was the year that federally mandated low-flow showerheads, faucets, and toilets started to appear on the scene in significant numbers. How can you conform to the standards and help increase energy efficiency in your home?<p><b>At Home</b><p>On average, 10 gallons per …

Classic Garlic Bread

12 Servings<p>Active Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 25 min<p>For this classic garlic bread, you can cut and butter the bread well in advance, but don’t bake it until guests arrive. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>¼ …

Sunday Supper: Grilled Bratwurst, Beer, and Cheddar Soup

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Being a Midwestern gal, I appreciate a solid beer-cheese soup. Now, I know a rich, hot, cheesy soup may not sound like summertime fare (or maybe it does, if you're hardcore like me), but my version has a killer summer …

How to Make a Solar Powered Walkway

Introduction: How to Make a Solar Powered Walkway<p>About: depotdevoid is short for The Depot Devoid of Thought, the place where you go when you lo... …

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Watermelon Ginger Sparklers

Watermelon Ginger Sparklers. (I made us a mocktail!)<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 22, 2014 61<p>That’s really delicious.<p>While everyone else around me is all omg …

Geography in the News: Swirling Ocean Garbage Dumps

Changing Planet<p><i>By Neal Lineback and Mandy Lineback Gritzner, Geography in the NewsTM</i><p><b>The Great Swirling Pacific Garbage Patch</b><p>Ocean pollution is growing at an astonishing rate.<p>On June 1, 2008, two scientists and a photographer/blogger sailed from Long Beach, California, and headed westward across the …

5 of the World's Best Road Trips

By: Lauren Everitt<p>Between sibling battles in the back seat, Dad refusing to turn on the A/C, and trying to spot all 50 state license plates (damn you Hawaii and Alaska), road trips as a kid kinda sucked. But then you learned to drive, and realized that replacing your younger sisters with a couple …

A brief history of three-wheeled cars

What do the Elio, Aptera, Toyota i-Road concept and the spectacularly awful Zap Xebra have in common?<p>They — and many more small-volume economical vehicles and concepts besides — all use one fewer wheel than the norm.<p>Yet giving fuel-saving cars just three wheels is not a new phenomenon, it stretches …

24 of Our Readers’ Best Camper Vans

We asked and you delivered. Searching for the best outdoor rigs and a little inspiration to hit the road, we asked our followers to share their adventure vehicles on Instagram using #OutsideMobile. Here are 24 of our favorite setups.<p><i>Photo</i>: Our winning shot! Courtesy of …

4 No-Bake Birthday Cakes for Hot Summer Days

There's no need to turn the oven on to make these couldn't-be-simpler birthday cakes.<p>Too hot to bake? No problem. Whip up one of these no-bake wonders for birthday boys and girls of all ages. Just don't forget the candles.<p><b>Mud Pie</b> Fill a pre-baked cookie or graham cracker crust with about 2 pints of …

14 Midwestern Spots That Are Actually Awesome In Summer

The Midwest may not have the Atlantic or the Pacific or the Gulf of Mexico, but that doesn't mean it lacks awesome summer destinations. America's heartland is not only a charming place to spend the Fourth of July, but any week of the summer. Visitors can hop from lakefront retreats to historic …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …