Nik Bhalla

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How Somebody Forced the World’s Internet Traffic Through Belarus and Iceland

This is a deeply technical but potentially very troubling story. Imagine one day you’re using the Internet the same way you do every day. Reading the …

Net Neutrality

Cheaper Turkey Brings Down The Cost Of Thanksgiving Dinner

Dreaming of golden brown turkey, rivers of gravy and creamy sweet potatoes (perhaps topped with marshmallows)? You may have more reason to be thankful this Thanksgiving.<p>According to the American Farm Bureau Federation an average Thanksgiving feast for 10-people will cost $49.04 this year, or about …

Food Trucks: 25 Of The Coolest

Owning your own business is always tough, especially when you work in an industry where it’s almost impossible to avoid big overhead costs. Those in the business of feeding people have always had to deal with the rental costs of setting up restaurants, buying plates, location woes and dealing with …

The Hearty Winter Soup That Will Save You

We've started a new Canal House tradition: weeknight soup suppers at our studio. "Stop by after work," we say to friends. "We'll just make a big pot of soup with loaves of garlic bread and pour a good red plonk—a Sangiovese." We are generous with the invitations, the more the merrier. If everyone …

Food Preservation

Boozy Cures for the Common Cold

Steel yourself against cold and flu season with boozy, steaming-hot drinks that double, however arguably, as preventive medicine<p>Feel a cold coming on? Make yourself a drink. When made with flu-fighting ingredients like honey, ginger, herbal tea, and chiles, cocktails can help you beat your winter …

Alternative Medicine

Thanksgiving Headquarters

Your one-stop shop for Thanksgiving EVERYTHING: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, pies, and way more.<p>Turkey, Stuffing & Gravy<p>Essential recipes for the main event.<p>How to Survive Thanksgiving<p>Advice, make-ahead recipes, and quick tips.<p>Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes & Squash<p>From buttery mashed …

Cooking

The New Potato Dish Everyone—and We Mean <i>Everyone</i>—Will Love

This amazing recipe teaches you how to make fluffy-on-the-inside, crispy-on-the-outside spuds without loads of cheese or oil. (Plus, nine more …