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Five Best Burr Coffee Grinders

Many of us put a lot of money into the coffee beans we buy and the machinery we use to brew it, but think nothing of the humble grinder that sits …

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7 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Making Beef Stew

From using the wrong cut of beef to overthickening the stew, the most common ways home cooks ruin beef stew<p>It's stew season! We've been taking advantage of the chill in the air, and making warm, cozy dishes like chili, posole, and chicken stew for dinner. But there's one stew to rule them all: beef …

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How To Make Powdered Booze At Home

Fluffy like confetti and just as liquorous as the bottled stuff<p>Some truths we rarely question. The sky is blue. The sun rises in the east. Cocktails are wet. But a new product, called Palcohol, aims to crumble our everyday expectations. It's an alcoholic beverage -- in powder form. Carry a …

The New Industrial Belt: The Deep South

Does America still "make things?" Come take a look ... in Mississippi.<p>It's been a long, and fascinating, but long—but also fascinating!—series of days in and around the "Golden Triangle" of Mississippi. Fascinating enough that we'll be back for another visit and more interviews in a little while, …

5 Hot Spots to Roll Out Before Every Workout

Foam rollers are excellent, inexpensive tools that can be used both for warm-up and recovery. Studies have shown that foam rolling (also known as …

Correct Your Rowing Form

<b>Master Your Form</b><p><b>1. The Catch:</b> Sit with your legs bent and feet in the stirrups so your shins are almost 90 degrees to the floor. Fully extend your arms to grab the handle and lean your body forward so your shoulders come just in front of your hips. Keep your back flat and your core engaged.<p><b>2. The</b> …

How to Prep Squid

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: We're getting to know squid better with Mario Batali's How To Tuesdays series.</i><p>Squid feels cheated. It's your restaurant friend -- the one you always …

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The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, February 22, 2014

From sexual assault at a fundamentalist evangelical college to Wall Streeters in drag, The Daily Beast picks the best journalism from around the web …

The Top 10 Fitness Apps for 2014

1. Six Pack Abs<p>Six Pack Abs includes nearly 20 core-strengthening exercises, performed by lifelike avatars in HD videos to ensure proper form and …

The Valentine's Day Showstopper

<i>Every so often, we get the chance to reshoot one of our favorite recipes from the Food52 archives.</i><p><i>Today: A cake to launch a thousand ships.</i><p><i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Noritake. Noritake’s Cher Blanc is featured below.</i><p>There's a reason there's no such thing as a wedding pie. Don't …

Spinach, Kiwi & Chia Seed Smoothie

Certain unromantic things come with adulthood: putting away one’s laundry, paying one’s taxes, drinking one’s spinach.<p>Certain amazingly romantic …

Use These 15 Home Remedies Based On Ayurveda To Cure Menstrual Cramps, Hangovers, and Indigestion

From hangover cures to whiter teeth, an ancient alternative medicine system can be tapped with the goods found in your kitchen cabinet.<p>Ayurveda is an …

Pinkbike's 35 Most Viewed Videos of 2013 - Pinkbike

Pinkbike's Video of the Day (VOD) feature debuted on September 29, 2007. The very first VOD features Derek Lahr, of Lahr Cycles, describing the …

Serotonin deficiency may not cause depression after all

New research may lead to a more direct and effective treatment than common SSRIs<p>Depression strikes some 35 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization, contributing to lowered quality of life as well as an increased risk of heart disease and suicide. Treatments typically …

A brief history of watching sex (and being watched)

Children used to be encouraged to gaze on couples <em>in flagrante</em> as a “method of instruction”<p>Exhibitionism has taken various forms throughout the ages. According to Herodotus, the Egyptians who traveled to Bubastis to celebrate the festival of Artemis exposed themselves to those they passed …

Running On Air: Breathing Technique

A revolutionary way to breathe can help you run better and sidestep injury.<p>In my early days as a runner, I, like most, didn't give any thought to my breathing. I took up the sport in high school—back in the '70s—and as a senior on the cross-country team, I won the individual league championship, a …

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5 Functional Exercises You Need to Master

1. Deadlift<p><b>PURPOSE:</b> This move will help strengthen all pulling muscles.<p><b>REAL-LIFE APPLICATION:</b> The deadlift works every muscle to perform an essential …

4 ways to save your shoulders from injury

Your shoulders and rotator cuffs are some of the most important areas of your body—and that means you need to take extremely good care of them.<p>Unlike …

Lifting Weights For That Perfect V-Taper Back

<b>Lifting Weights For That Perfect V-Taper Back</b> <br>© Doug Champigny, http://flirtingwithfitness.com<br>All Rights Reserved Worldwide.<p>When lifting weights for …

The Biggest Complaints About iOS 7 and How to Fix Them

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Now that the most adventurous iPhone owners have upgraded their software to the new, flat iOS 7, the …

How to Hide Apps from Your Home Screen in iOS 7

Like any operating system, iOS 7 comes with its share of stock apps that nobody wants to use. While most of us just hide those away in a folder on …

non gmo whiskies

<b>Making Whiskey with Non-GMO Corn</b><p>Four Roses Yellow Label<p>Perhaps nowhere is the difference in the American world view and the European more stark than …

Sexiest parts of the body revealed by neuroscientists

Survey asks men and women to rank parts of the body by pleasure – and some of the results prove surprising<p>The mind, said Raquel Welch, is an erogenous zone. And it is the brain, and how it organises our erogenous zones, that has intrigued scientists for decades. Why is a nuzzled neck sexy when few …

Define Your Delts: 5 Must-Do Shoulder Exercises

Improve the appearance and strength of your delts with these science-based exercise tips that will put you head, and shoulders, above the rest.<p>The …

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