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Our Favorite Burgers All Over the Country

Our staff-sourced list of best burgers ever.<p>Everyone has a different idea of what makes the best burger. Is it a thin patty or a thick one? Medium rare or medium well? Cheddar or American? We're not interested in diving into that debate right now. Instead, we present our staff-sourced list of our …

Burger

Saigon Story: Crazy Quilt Tile in a Courtyard Garden

By putting colorful patchwork tile on nearly every inch of the walls and floors of a tiny house’s open-air kitchen and courtyard garden, …

Landscaping

Articles about 7 daring geometric houses around world on Dwell.com - Dwell

With their stained-glass windows, vaulted ceilings, open-floor plans, and intriguing history, churches that are repurposed into...<p>The maker movement has officially migrated into the hotel scene.<p>According to Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalists, minimalism can be summed up in …

Architecture

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Interior Design

Microsoft Debuts Office Lens, A Document-Scanning App For iOS And Android

Microsoft today launched Office Lens, a mobile document scanner app that works with OneNote, for iOS and Android smartphones. The app, which allows users to snap photos of paper documents, receipts, business cards, menus, whiteboards, sticky notes and more, was first launched a year ago as an …

The Culpeper opens its first floor restaurant as the Spitalfields pub continues expansion…

The Culpeper in Spitalfields, London, recently opened its first floor restaurant kitchen — the four-floor building dates back to 1884 and takes its …

England

Maccas will never be the same

Australia

This Restaurant Served Garbage, And It Was Delicious

One restaurant proves that the scraps we throw away can be assembled to create delicious, novel foods. And people will buy them.<p>I’m staring at this burger, and my mouth is watering. My mind knows it’s made of stuff destined for the compost bin–the patty is made from cold-pressed juice pulp, the bun …

Mario Batali

Meatballs & String Beans Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Could meatballs with string beans—a Southern Italian (via New England) taste of summer's end—be the greatest recipe of all time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we're using this new series as an opportunity to</i> …

Cooking

Curried Ground Shrimp and Noodles

Reason alone to take a trip down your supermarket’s international aisle.<p>Ingredients<p>1 large onion, cut into large pieces<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>1 small jalapeño, seeds removed if desired, coarsely chopped<p>3 garlic cloves<p>1½ pounds small shrimp, peeled, deveined<p>1 tablespoon curry powder<p>1 tablespoon …

Watch Vestigen’s Project Ara Sensors Show How Modular Smartphones Could Change The World

Project Ara is getting closer to producing a shipping product, and a developer conference in Singapore gave some of those building hardware modules for the Google-made smartphone with swappable parts a chance to show off their coming wares. Vestigen is one such company, which is focused on building …