Megan Womack

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5 Ways The Amazon Echo Could Become An Essential Part Of Your Life

Don’t dismiss Amazon’s new Siri-in-a-can just yet. One day, ambient computers just like it will be as common as toasters. Here’s why.<p>Last week, Amazon unveiled the Echo, a strange robot speaker that works something like Siri in a can. You can tell it to play music, set alarms, look up answers to …

Smart Homes

Rice Pudding with Fresh Pears and Honey

6 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Chef Sarah Ellsworth, the London Plane, Seattle, uses creamy bomba rice and orange-flower water to make an elevated rice pudding for her daughter—for breakfast: “It's a weekend treat.”<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup bomba or arborio rice<p>¼ teaspoon …

Recipes

Reading Rambow: Book Posters and More by Seminal Graphic Designer

The book publishing industry may be shifting tectonically and perhaps irrevocably as we speak, but, as with vinyl, the cover endures as a canonical …

Posters

100 Proof Black Dirt Apple Jack

Anyone who's been to Normandy, France or has a solid interest in spirits knows the wonders of Calvados, the high-proof apple brandy that really packs a punch. However, apple brandy happens to be an American tradition, as well. It's known as Apple Jack and, while the ABV is still high, the finish is …

The Book Lovers

This was not what I’d expected. ____ Searching for a place to park in downtown Los Angeles, I became disoriented. I asked a passerby how to get to the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA—with his shoulder-length hair and sparse mustache, he looked like a German grad student. “Follow me,” he said. “I’m …

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in just a few hours.<p>The problem is that many …

First Look: Yigit Pura's New Cookbook Sweet Alchemy

Here's <b>Sweet Alchemy: Dessert Magic</b> from San Francisco pastry chef <b>Yigit Pura</b>. Pura, who runs Tout Sweet Pâtisserie in San Francisco and won the first season of since-canceled <i>Top Chef Just Desserts</i>, uses the book to explain the simple methods behind seemingly complex desserts. Caramelized sugar may …

White Chili

6 Servings<p>This white chili recipe works well with ground chicken or turkey, too.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into 1” pieces<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>1 large onion, chopped<p>1 poblano chile, seeds removed, chopped<p>2 garlic cloves, finely chopped<p>1 …

65 Tomato Recipes for the Height of the Season

From pastas to salads to salsas, make these 65 tomato recipes all summer long.<p><b>It's tomato season!</b> Make the most of this ephemeral fruit with these summery recipes.

17 Crab Recipes For When You Want to ‘Treat Yourself’

These crab recipes are the best excuse we have for buying the really good stuff.<p><b>From soup to fritters to pasta</b> these are the recipes that make crab season worth the wait.

Turkish Delight

I’ve finally found the beach towel of my dreams. These super soft cotton peshtemal are made in Istanbul and traditionally used in Turkish baths. They absorb water well, but dry quickly and roll up into compact travel- and tote-friendly sizes. I’ll also wear mine as a shawl during these last few …

Lingerie You'll Want to Wear Every Day

Because it's National Underwear Day, duh.<p>In honor of National Underwear Day, I started thinking about the important role underwear plays in our day-to-day lives. The one thing that I <i>really</i> thought about was the fact that as beautiful as it is, lacy, sheer, and beautifully bright lingerie doesn't …

Play Hookie With These Hanging Planters

From Finland comes a hanging planter called the Hookie, which has a tiny hook at the bottom so that you can hook them to one another to form a larger …

Industrial Designer

15 Brogues to Transition Into Fall

Short in stature, not in style.<p>Menswear-inspired loafers are kicking around, revamped for fall in chunky cuts and quirky shades.

36 Tahini Recipes for Hummus, Cookies, Noodles, Meat, and More

We love tahini—from thickening spreads to adding heft to sauces, is there anything this ground sesame paste can't do?<p><b>We love tahini.</b> This creamy sesame seed paste is genius in just about everything, from classic hummus to chicken salad. Make one of these recipes tonight, and get to know this …

How To Turn Old Bread Into 5 Homemade Meals

This weekend, you may have gone to the farmers market, or to a cheery bakery. You were there for produce, or for coffee, or for whatever you shop for …

Loaf

This Place Is Straight-Up Eye Candy

A modern-day Warhol-esque art factory? It exists — and it's hidden right smack in the middle of Los Angeles. We're talking about Natural Curiosities, …

Selling

12 Fashion Apps To Download Now

For the fashion girl glued to her phone, these apps range from shopping to closet organizing and are guaranteed to step up your sartorial game.<p><b>1) PS Dept</b><p>For the fashionistas who don't already have their own stylist on speed dial, PS Dept gives users access to a personal fashion consultant 24/7. …

Apps

6 Healthy Recipe Alternatives for Your Favorite Summer Dishes and Drinks

So you can eat well and maintain your beach bod.<p>When it comes to summer eating, we like our meals fresh, <i>delicious</i>, and healthy, so we're not left with regrets when it comes time to hit the beach. So we called upon Claire Thomas of the mouth-watering blog The Kitchy Kitchen (she's got a cookbook …

The Surprisingly Short History Of The Plus Sign

Before the 16th century, most math equations were written as metered verse. Thank god for graphic-design-inclined mathematicians.<p>The study of mathematics has existed since ancient times. Multiplication tables and other math exercises have been found carved into Babylonian tablets from some 3,700 …

Master the Art of the Summery Sunday Supper With These Light & Bright Recipes

A classic Sunday supper doesn't have to mean heavy, hearty braised meat—try these lighter, fresher projects for dinner this weekend.<p><b>We love hunkering down to tackle a big recipe on winter weekends</b>. But just because the weather's hot and steamy up doesn't mean you can't tackle a stellar dinner …

25 Passover Mains With No Meat

"Yes, Bubbe, chicken counts as meat."

USAG Tool Box Fire Sale

We procured the USAG 646 2LV long tool box as part of our quest to find a quality tool storage system worthy of remark. We love them—they're sleek, …

The Perfect Office - Stoa Kitap Bookshelf, Modern Desks, Apple Mac Pro and Office Ideas

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every …

Gear & Gadgets