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Potato and Poblano Corn Chowder

Preparation<p>Melt the butter in a large Dutch oven or similar pot over medium heat. Add the onion, poblano, carrot, celery, coriander, cumin, thyme, 1 …

Recipes

Joey Chestnut’s eating records are as gross as they are impressive

103 BURGERS IN 8 MINUTES!<p>Joey Chestnut, the God king of competitive eating himself is one again aiming to shatter his own record at the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. It’s a good time to look back at his astounding eating career and appreciate just how absurd his professional eating …

Food

A Photographer’s Mission to Capture America’s Last, Great Rest Stops

Photo: Ryann Ford<p>When photographer Ryann Ford moved to Texas in 2007, she began driving across the state, accepting photography assignments in every corner. Ford would take the quickest, main highways on her way there and look for the more scenic routes on the way back. This is where she found …

RVs

Adobada

Adobada is a general term that refers to meat (often pork) that is marinated in a very thick, flavorful, chile-based mixture. When cooked in a hot …

Cooking

How Do I Make Biscuits From Buttermilk Pancake Mix?

Biscuits are not complicated to make, says "New York Times" writer Sam Sifton. According to Sifton, a basic biscuit recipe calls for baking powder, …

Recipes

Eddie Van Halen Preps Three Signature ‘Eruption’ Model Guitars

Eddie Van Halen is marking the 40th anniversary of Van Halen‘s self-titled debut LP with a trio of tribute guitars – the Super ’78, ’78 Eruption …

Guitar

Letter to My Younger Self

Dear Mario,<p>If you’re reading this, it means you’ve arrived in America. It’s 1955, you’re just 15 years old and it’s been nine days since you boarded …

Motorsport

New York City owns a creepy island that almost no one is allowed to visit — here's what it's like

1/<p>North Brother Island is accessible only by boat. Leaving from Barretto Point Park in the South Bronx is one of the quickest ways to get …

New York City

The Best Casserole Recipe from Every State

Take a bite out of the best casserole recipes in the country.<p>Casseroles are comfort food at its finest. To celebrate our favorite casseroles, we …

Cooking

National Park Service researchers find litter of mountain lion kittens near Los Angeles

National Park Service researchers in California discovered that a mountain lion they've been tracking since January has given birth to a little of …

National Parks

How early humans created the paintings found in France's Chauvet cave

And what these paintings tell us about human life 30,000 years ago.<p>Early humans living in Europe might have led challenging lives, but they still …

Art

7 Amazing Facts About Your Dog's Sense of Smell

People have known for millennia that a dog’s sense of smell is very different than ours. But science has recently learned all kinds of wow-worthy …

Snowstorms

Waterloo red jacket kept in family for 200 years proves ancestor was British hero

Tales of family heroics inevitably become exaggerated and embellished over time.<p>But the descendants of Sir Thomas Noel Harris, a British Brigade-Major in the Battle of Waterloo, can finally rest assured that their ancestor really did play a pivotal and death-defying role in the decisive …

Extracted

Chuck Yeager: The Pilot Who Broke the Sound Barrier

Chuck Yeager (born Charles Elwood Yeager on February 13, 1923) is best known for being the first pilot to break the sound barrier. As a decorated Air …

10 Facts About Dwight D. Eisenhower

One of the most popular U.S. presidents in history, Dwight David Eisenhower won the presidency twice on the back of national adoration for his …

How to Make Homemade Hot Sauce

Do you want to know a secret? Hot sauce isn't actually that hard to make at home!<p>For a long time, I thought homemade hot sauce wasn’t really worth …

Food Preservation

A Look at the Anthony Bourdain Memorial at Les Halles

After news that New Yorker and famed food world force <b>Anthony Bourdain</b> died last week, locals flocked to his former stomping grounds to remember him. Over the weekend, people continued to add messages and flowers to the French brasserie where he used to work, <b>Les Halles</b>, the place he was when writing …

One of the World’s Largest Steam Locomotives Is About to Make a Triumphant Return

Hold onto your engineer caps, railroad history lovers.<p>Seventy years after the First Transcontinental Railroad was completed in 1869, the steep Rocky …

Trains

20 Literally Genius Dryer Sheet Hacks You'll Actually Want To Try

Clean deodorant stains, stop your shoes squeaking, and get the static out of your hair.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• 15 Damn-Near Brilliant Hacks Using Cotton Balls<p>• 16 Clever Things To Do With All Those Empty Jars You've Been Hanging Onto<p>• 16 Ways To Upcycle The Stuff In Your Junk Drawer You Thought You Didn't Need

Cleaning

Adorable Anthony Bourdain’s Childhood Photos Before He Became One of the Most Influential Chefs in the World

“I have the best job in the world. If I’m unhappy, it’s a failure of imagination.”Born on June 25, 1956, in New York City and raised in New Jersey, …

Gun Movie Classics: Thief (1981)

This movie doesn't make its way to many Top 10 lists or get a lot of love, but it's really worth a look. If you're a fan of heist movies and crimes …

20 Surprising Things Queen Elizabeth II Owns

On June 9, 2018, Queen Elizabeth II will be feted as part of Trooping the Colour, an event that has marked the official birthday of the reigning …

Watch Battle-Scarred Heavy Metal Musicians Play Rock ‘n’ Roll Classics on Hello Kitty Instruments

When Sanrio—that megalithic maker of kawaii icon Hello Kitty—partnered with guitar companies to make pastel-colored six-strings bearing the mouthless …

Winston Churchill’s List of Tips for Surviving a German Invasion: See the Never-Distributed Document (1940)

More than half a century after his death, Winston Churchill continues to draw both great admiration and great fascination. Interest in the wartime …

The History of the Pit Stop: An Interview With Gordon Murray

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>British<br>• Engineering<br>• Films<br>• Formula 1<p>The History of the Pit Stop is an extended interview with one of the greatest Formula 1 …

Experience The Death Of Pompeii First-Hand In This Chilling, Aussie-Made Recreation

With the recent discovery of the poor soul that copped a boulder to the face during the Mount Vesuvius eruption, the one that buried the ancient …

America's Most Notorious Criminals Are Brought to Life After Their Mugshots Were Expertly Colorized

The most notorious criminals in American history have been brought into the 21st century after their mug shots were expertly colorized.<br>Vivid color …

The 56 Most Brilliant PVC Hacks You’ve Ever Seen

What can’t you do with PVC pipe? Here are 56 incredibly smart (and cheap!) ways to use this do-it-all material around your home and workshop.<p>Keep …

DIY

The Fading Battlefields of World War I

This year will mark the passing of a full century since the end of World War I—a hundred years since the “War to End All Wars.” In that time, much of the battle-ravaged landscape along the Western Front has been reclaimed by nature or returned to farmland, and the scars of the war are disappearing. …

World History

7 Zippy Salsas Worthy of Your Favorite Chips

For the month of May, our Cookbook Club members have been working their way through Gonzalo Guzmán and Stacy Adimando's <i>Nopalito: A Mexican Kitchen</i>, a cookbook based on the eponymous San Francisco restaurant. Multiple members have taken on the more involved recipes in the book, like handmade …