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The 11 Most Zen Places On The Planet

More than just vacation destinations, some places have long been revered for their natural beauty and spiritual power. Whether sparkling lake, clear-blue ocean or majestic mountain, these spots will help you find your inner om.<p>More than just vacation destinations, some places have long been revered …

Panoramic Photography

42 Insanely Clever Products You Need For Your Next Camping Trip

Just don't carry them all at once — you might not make it out of the door.

How to Build This DIY Workbench

Smart design. Solid construction. On this workbench, you can build anything.<p>A DIY workbench can be utilitarian and thrown together or it can be beautifully handcrafted. Both can function about the same, but it's more likely the latter example will be a pleasure to use and to own.<p>When <i>Popular</i> …

What You Need to Eat to Get Faster and Go Longer

A guide to carbs, protein, and hydration for athletes who need fuel for the long haul<p>The more we know about nutrition, the more confused we get. It’s natural to assume that if a diet is good for one thing, it must be good for everything.<p>Thus, a healthy diet—however you define “healthy”—should also …

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

57 Life-Changing Upgrades for Every Room in Your Home

These new gadgets and products—plus hard-earned wisdom and tips—will make your home smarter, more functional, and more fun to live in.<p>These new gadgets and products—plus hard-earned wisdom and tips—will make your home smarter, more functional, and more fun to live in.

New outdoor gear preps you for nature’s nastiness

SALT LAKE CITY — Mother Nature’s got a million ways to make your life miserable. Luckily, the outdoor industry is filled with innovators, entrepreneurs and inspired inventors working incessantly to make your adventures more epic and less stressful.<p>The sheer number of companies hawking advanced …

Outdoors Gear

2014 Year in Review: Deconstruction

Motek Chair by Luca Nichetto for Cassina<br>The Motek Chair by Luca Nichetto for Cassina appears to be simple with clean lines & a sleek silhouette but …

Home Hydroponic Gardening Systems Reviews Easy Hydro Se

Email<p>+ Save<p>0<p>1<p>Hydroponic Gardening<p>A great new trend in landscaping for 2018 is eco conscious hydroponic gardening. Hydroponics is a specialized …

The Best Landscape Photographer You've Never Heard Of

I adore a good landscape image. And it goes without saying that few things can take your breath away quite like an incredible image of mountains, …

What Happens When GM Lets Their Designers 'Cut Loose?'

Transportation Design is undoubtedly one of the more glamorous subsets of Industrial Design. But the sheer complexity of designing a performance …

The One Cocktail You Need at Your Holiday Party

Lifestyle blogger Camille Styles shares her recipe for a boozy big-batch punch that will keep you from getting stuck making drinks all night.<p>[image id='b2f71828-712a-456d-97a9-da5365b495d3' loc='C'][/image]<i>Buff Strickland</i><p>Hosting a party or holiday gathering doesn't have to mean that you spend the …

Use Your Cast Iron Pan and a Tortilla for Extra-Crispy Pizza in Just 12 Minutes

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>I've gotta tell you: In the catalog of easy, cheaty pizza recipes that start with some form of pre-baked bread base, flour tortilla–based pizzas have historically ranked pretty low on my list. Certainly lower than French bread pizza, lower than English muffin …

How to Make Classic Southern Hushpuppies 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: Hannah Messinger from Nothing But Delicious makes an old-school Southern dish with a cute name (and she has a cute story about it, …

Recipes

One-Pot Chicken Cacciatore

<i>There are 3 million chicken recipes on the internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.</i><p><i>Today: A one-pot classic to get fall off to a cozy start.</i><p>I'm going to tell you a little behind-the-scenes Food52 secret. Know what our number one recipe search term is? It's chicken. It beats out all …

Recipes

28 Fall Weeknight Meals You Can Make in an Hour or Less

From roasted chicken to winter squash pasta, here are 33 quick weeknight meals for fall.<p><b>Pasta, winter squash, roast chicken—fall is the best time for weeknight cooking</b>. Plan your entire week's worth of dinners with these 33 meals, each of which can be made in an hour or less.

Cooking

Tag: Kitchens

Best Amateur Kitchen: Hunt Sunday House by Kate Zimmerman Turpin<p>by Kristina Hacker<p>Remodeling 101: 8 Sources for Used Appliances<p>by Margot …

Tag: DIY

DIY: How to Make the Simple Cooling Cloths from The Lost Kitchen in Freedom, Maine<p>by Annie Quigley<p>The Lost Kitchen: A Glimpse Inside Maine’s Most …

Essential Oils

Hardscaping 101: Garden Sheds

Yearning for an outdoor storage closet? A garden shed can offer that and much more. From the simple to the sublime, garden sheds serve up space, …

Slim Wallet by Aecraft

Slim Wallet is a minimalist design created by Belgium-based company Aecraft. Consistent to Aecraft’s line of leather products, the Slim Wallet is …

Crowd Funding

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

Holiday Gift Guide 2013

2013 is nearly over and we’ve seen a slew of new products this year. Some may even say that this year is the one that the Photo Industry came back to …

24 Extremely Delicious Slow Cooker Dinners

There's no better feeling than coming home after a long day to a great dinner that you've already made. Way to go, slow cooker. Way to go, self.

Cooking

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

Home Decorating

diy project: erik’s recycled wine bottle torch

this clever outdoor diy idea comes from erik anderson of gerardot & co.- a creative branding and design agency in indianapolis. erik was kind enough …

AT&T Considers Selling Your Browsing History, Location, And More To Advertisers. Here’s How To Opt Out

Good news, everyone! Wait, no. Not that one. The other one.<p>Bad news, everyone!<p>AT&T is considering selling your usage data (location, web browsing history, etc.) to advertisers, having seemingly decided that it’s been too long since everyone was mad at them.<p>They noted the plan in a preview of an …

Choosing the Best Wood Flooring for Your Home

When homeowners decide to invest in wood flooring for their properties, they may not realize how many decisions they’ll have to make during the …

Useful Photography Tip Archives - Page 2 of 9

<i>Want more Useful Photography Tips? Click here.</i><p>Hey strobist photographers: if you’re shooting a portrait of someone, the best thing that I’ve learned …