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Top 10 books about spies

Photograph: Harold Clements/Getty Images<p>Kim Philby holding a press conference after being cleared of spying charges by foreign secretary Harold Macmillan in …

Junk Food and Wine Pairings You Absolutely Need to Know

Ring these up at your next date night, win at life.<p>There's a pivotal scene in <i>Grease</i> where Jan, ever the running joke, takes all you know about wine pairings and flips it on its head: "It says right here, it's a dessert wine," she says, as she eats a Twinkie.<p>On first viewing, you might laugh—<i>Oh,</i> …

14 Chefs Reveal Their Secret Hangover Cures

Unlike most of us, chefs know how to whip up a remedy fast.<p>It happens, even to—some would say, <i>especially to</i>—culinary experts. Chefs keep weird hours. The work is hard and the nights are late. Plus there's the inherent sense of community found both intra- and inter-restaurant. A late night, lots of …

Articles about prefab home can be built day generates twice energy it uses on Dwell.com - Dwell

U.K. design firm DIY Kyoto recently announced the launch of cheaper version of its Wattson, an ingenious little device that not...<p>If you're anything like me, it drives you nuts when a light is left on in a room you—nor anyone in your household—is in. How...<p>With Europe leading the way, …

Portable Travel Drones: Forget The Selfie, Welcome To The Dronie

The luxury traveler is now adding a new toy to their luggage, the portable and packable personal drone. Gadget lovers and selfie fans are quickly making the Drone market explode and by the end of this year it will have replaced the prehistoric selfie stick with something breathtaking and …

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How to Create the Best Powerpoint Presentations, With Examples

Some presentations are better than others. Some have gorgeous designs. Some have insanely actionable takeaways. Some just give down-to-earth advice. …

"I Made $6 Million at Age 26—and Lost It by 28"

Dave Asprey, bestselling author of The Bulletproof Diet, confesses his greatest #financialfail: Not walking away from a losing investment.<p>Not only is …

Artist reveals a hidden message in Apple's iCloud agreement

Terms of service for the internet are often good for two things: inspiring wild outrage, or simply acting as a textual speed bump between us and the web. Now, it appears they're also good for hiding secret messages.<p>Artist Florence Meunier scoured Apple's terms and conditions for iCloud and found a …

Flying Machine F-One-HD

It seemed that no sooner had a 3D printing ‘bureau’ opened down the road than it had closed again, perhaps prematurely anticipating the far-reaching influence the technology was going to have on everyday life. 3D printing may be a developing technology but it is definitely here to stay.<p>It is …

17 of Our Favorite Fried Chicken Recipes

These 17 recipes for fried chicken are so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.<p>Put on an apron, grab a cast-iron skillet, and prepare to fry up chicken so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.

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The 7 Best First-Date Drinks

You’re old enough to know the importance of first impressions if you’re also old enough to order a drink at a bar. First dates are a perfect …

Amazing Kinetic Doors Unfold Like Origami

You’re about to realize just how boring every door you’ve ever seen really is.<p>Vienna-based artist Klemens Torggler designs doors, except they don’t feel like doors. They don’t swing open or shut. Instead, you tickle them and they unfold. Part sculpture, part origami, Torggler’s doors seem less like …

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5 Surprisingly Easy Ways To Motivate Millennials At Work

Millennials are often described as lazy or unemployed narcissists who are addicted to their cell phones, piercings and tattoos. Makes for good headlines, but not all true.<p>Here’s a truth to add to the mix: Millennials are committed to making the world a better place –both at work and in the causes …

Stop coddling your dog—he’s 99.9% wolf

SANTA CLARITA, California—Cesar Millan crosses the road to meet me. Two pit bulls, a Chihuahua, and a Yorkshire terrier—named Junior, Taco, Alfie and Kaley Cuoko—follow. Off leash and at heel, the dogs are calm, almost languid. If Millan communicates with them, I do not notice.<p>For the past few …

How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I am what you might call a recovering junk food addict—and one that had an especially strong penchant for candy.<p>And while I’ve managed to get my sweet tooth under control in recent years, I still have quite a weakness for homemade versions of classic treats.<p>Being able to create them without …

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German-Style Chicken Schnitzel

4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 4-oz. skinless, boneless chicken breasts, pounded to 1/4" thickness<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>Vegetable oil (for frying)<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>3 large eggs, beaten to blend<p>2 tablespoons whole grain mustard<p>2 1/2 cups panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)<p>1 tablespoon chopped …

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Nashville-Style Hot Chicken

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 4 min<p>No doubt about it, six tablespoons of cayenne is a lot, but that’s what Hattie B’s considers “medium.” For a milder heat, decrease to two tablespoons.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 3½–4-lb. chickens, each cut into 10 pieces (breasts halved)<p>1 tablespoon …

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Mind-Blowing Supercell Thunderstorm Filmed Near Booker, Texas

It took Mike Olbinski 4 years of failed attempts before he actually got his dream: on June 3rd he and Andy Hoeland managed to capture an unworldly …

Art of Rene Magritte- Psychological surrealism (music-ENIGMA)

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

May 29, 2012<p>Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough. Is there anything better? Well, actual chocolate chip cookies would rank right up there I suppose.<p>But …

The Cookie Dough Lover's Cookbook: Cookies, Cakes, Candies, and More

Food blogger Lindsay Landis has invented the perfect cookie dough. It tastes great. It’s egg free (and thus safe to eat raw). You can whip it up in …

What's Behind One of the Largest Cyber Attacks in History?

Viral Video: Apples, Not Apps

This video, an ad for Somersby Cider, does a very clever spoof of an Apple Store to sell its libations.<p>Delish:

Prada Candy L'Eau by Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola, episode 3

<b>Wes Anderson</b> and <b>Roman Coppola</b> wrap up their three-part film series today by dropping actress <b>Léa Seydoux</b>, face of Prada’s latest perfume, into a love …