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10 Mac and Cheese Recipes Every Cook Should Know — Recipes from The Kitchn

Get the basic recipe for a pot of creamy classic mac and cheese down, and you've opened up a world of possibilities for yourself. This perennial …

The 10 Best Ways to Make a Hot Dog

The hot dog is one of the great summer foods. Not as involved as the hamburger, it can be grilled up quick and eaten anywhere, from the beach to the …

These 15 Chicken Dinners Were Made for Busy Weeknights

Chicken breast is a solid staple on the weeknight dinner table, and for good reason: It's quick to prepare and endlessly adaptable. These 15 recipes …

Cooking

Why we should all stop saying “I know exactly how you feel”

<i>Kasia Bogdanska</i><p>You don’t. And you’re also steering the focus away from someone who probably just wants to be heard. Here’s how to be a more …

Empathy

Why You Always Wake Up at the Same Time

Have you ever wondered why you seem to wake up at nearly the same time every night or in the morning? Whether it is at 3 a.m., 4 a.m., 5 a.m., or …

Inside LA’s most exclusive sex party

At a swanky party in a Beverly Hills, Calif., mansion last Saturday, I spot Bill Maher in a sea of beautiful young women and make my approach.<p>“Are …

Why sex and love don’t belong in the same bed

There’s never anything profound about erotic contact. Sex is purely a hormonal act, whereas love, as expressed in a hug, brings true intimacy<p>Sex sells, they say, and I’m as guilty as anyone of finding headlines such as “How to keep the sex alive in your marriage” irresistible. I pore over these …

How to DIY Your Own Tabletop Blacksmithing Forge

Why buy a forge?<p>Having your own forge can add a lot to your metalworking capabilities. There are two notable problems: size and cost. That's why making a compact forge relatively cheaply would seem to be the ideal choice. Here's how to do it.<p>This is an old-school forge, which means it can lead to …

SPICY GULROTSUPPE MED RØDE LINSER

Skjær og mål opp alle ingrediensene slik at du har alt klart. Skyll linsene godt under rennende vann. Fres løken i litt nøytral olje til den er blank …

The 7 Worst Mistakes People Make In Their 30s

Many 30-somethings are busy raising a family and rising through the hierarchy at work.<p>Those who have already been through that decade say that as their responsibilities accumulated, it became easier to neglect relationships and ignore opportunities that they would never get again.<p>Quora users …

Relationships

20 Food Truck-Inspired Recipes

Our food truck love is strong and true. So strong, in fact, that we’re bringing you yet another roundup of recipes inspired by food truck cuisine. Last time, we presented you with bacon-wrapped hot dogs, falafel sandwiches and curried beef dumplings. This time around, it’s all about the fried …

Here’s how to BitTorrent movies on your Apple TV

Popcorn Time is a fantastic — albeit questionably legal — Mac app that allows you to treat BitTorrent like Netflix, searching for movies and TV shows on sites like The Pirate Bay that you want to watch and then streaming them directly to your computer.<p>It’s a great app, but it has at least one …

Popcorn Time

Recommended Reading: Beer genetics and Kinect physical therapy

<i>Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read.</i><p><b>Strange Brews: The Genes of Craft Beer</b><br>by William Herkewitz, New York TimesPocket<p>…

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You've Probably Been Screwing Up Your French Press Coffee All Along

A new wave of coffee drinking has swept across the country.<p>Coffee houses like Stumptown Coffee in Portland, Oregon and Intelligentsia in Chicago and Los Angeles, turned what used to be a simple cup of Joe into something between an exact science and an art form.<p>We stopped by Maialino, a restaurant …

Coffee

Ti tegn på at du er høysensitiv

Har du sterke antenner og føler du tar inn omverdenen uten filter?<p>Er du vâr for hvordan menneskene rundt deg har det til en hver tid, fanger opp …

Email is killing us: Reclaim your mind from technology

<b>(ollyy via Shutterstock)</b><p>The world is a more distracting place than ever — but it’s possible to win your attention span back. Here’s how<p>Alex Soojung-Kim Pang<p>August 17, 2013 8:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Distraction Addiction”<p>On the western edge of the ancient city of Kyoto, Japan, on the slope of …

13 Scientifically Proven Ways To Be A Happier Person

That's what we learned from 13 scientific studies that discovered small changes we can all make to improve our outlook on life.<p>From writing down the good parts of your day to simply smiling, here are a few proactive steps you can take towards becoming a happier you.

Happiness

Christina says: I am currently on my way to check out some tiny houses in the tropical nation of Belize. However, I thought I would leave you with a video of my teardrop trailer, the Sunflower, put together by the lovely Kirsten Dirksen of Fair Companies. Read more at http://tinyhouseblog.com/travel-trailers/the-tiny-yellow-teardrop-on-fair-companies/#5h6xZkixVT4HqQxB.99