Robert Dolson

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The secret to grilling chicken wings

During my childhood, you could always count on there being a stash of chicken wings in the freezer. My mother had a tendency to buy chicken parts in bulk. She’d get a bag whenever we went to Costco or the local deli, and the result was a frozen surplus that could feed the family (or a small army) …

Cooking

Want to build a tiny house? Here's where you can find floor plans

The tiny house movement means a lot of different things to different people. Besides the idea of living a happier life with less stuff, less debt and …

These 8 Log Cabin Kit Homes Celebrate Nordic Minimalism

Inspired by Nordic nature, Honka offers prefabs and custom-built log home kits at an affordable price.<p>Founded in 1958 by the Finnish Saarelainen brothers in Eastern Finland, Honka—known as Honkarakenne in Finland—was the first industrial manufacturer of log houses. Today, the pioneer brand has …

Architecture

The Secret Ingredient My Grandmothers Swear By For the Best Deviled Eggs

What’s a Southern gathering without a plate of homemade deviled eggs? Perfect for packing in a summer picnic or whipping up for a church potluck, …

How Athletes Train Their Minds for the Olympics

During the women’s downhill race on Wednesday, Bode Miller, who has been an NBC color commentator for the alpine ski events at this Olympics, offered some insight on the mental toll of his former profession.<p>“Everyone says that the pitcher’s mound is the loneliest place in sports. I would say the …

Self-confidence

3-Ingredient Pork Cutlets: A Dinner Recipe You Can Actually Memorize

“Cheap protein, staple ingredients, can’t lose.” These are the words I imagine Coach Eric Taylor from <i>Friday Night Lights</i> might use when describing a winning game plan for dinner. If I’m right, then he would definitely approve of my grandmother’s easy pork cutlets: thin, lean cuts of pork loin, …

These Sheet Pan Garlic Mushrooms Are Side Dish Goals

We often see mushrooms as a welcome addition to an already tasty side dish or protein on a menu, but we forget they are delicious all on their own. …

Cooking

Rolling Huts: Where Nature and Technology Meet

If you are in the Methow Valley, Washington, and are looking for a place to stay, the Rolling Huts may just be what you need. The six … Read MoreThe …

Architecture

Innovative 'Wooden Bricks' System Cuts Building Time to Just a Few Days

Brikawood is an intuitive and logical construction system of wooden bricks that allows the rapid construction of an entire house without the use of …

Architecture

Used shipping containers turned into passively-cooled homes

Located in Santa Ana, Costa Rica, the Contenedores Franceschi project is made up of three 40 ft (12 m)-long shipping containers. The containers are …

Costa Rica

Best Ever Honey Lime Chicken Thighs

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>In a small bowl combine lime juice, honey, soy sauce.<p>2<p>Done<p>Salt the chicken thighs with 1/2 teaspoon of salt (or more) thoroughly, all over, …

What England Means to Me | by Jordan Henderson

The England team gets a lot of focus – a lot of criticism when things go badly, a lot of praise and excitement when things go well. It’s part and …

iPhone bug will break the Messages app with a single text - here's how to fix it

A new bug that disables the Messages app on any iPhone by sending a single text message has been discovered.<p>The flaw renders iOS devices incapable of opening the Message app, making it impossible to read texts or iMessages, and the app continues to crash even when closing it or if you've rebooted …

If you’re thinking of retiring in Ecuador …

<b>Just four years ago, taking an early retirement on a Pacific beach in South America was not part of my plan. Yet here I am, 58 years old, retired and</b> …

Perfect For Holiday Brunch: Shakshuka (A.K.A. Eggs In Purgatory)

The countdown is on! Hopefully you're already enjoying days in pajamas and curling up by the fire, or maybe you're wrapping up before your holidays …

All the Major Star Wars Cameos and Connections You May Have Missed in Rogue One

<i>Rogue One</i> is billed as a standalone <i>Star Wars</i> movie, but it’s far more entrenched in the story of the saga than many of us had thought. That’s not …

William Faulkner's Hot Toddy Recipe Is the Secret to Surviving Winter

A cocktail lesson from the boozy Southern writer.<p>William Faulkner's affinity for alcohol was no closely guarded family secret. Should you find yourself at Faulkner's grave in Oxford, Mississippi, the only appropriate way to pay homage to the great Southern wordsmith is to take a swig of bourbon, …

Bourbon Whiskey

Autocamp

Set among the Redwoods in Sonoma's wine country, AutoCamp allows you to enjoy the pleasures of camping without all of the hassle. Their luxury …

How to cook baked potato soup

A proper weekend soup to warm you right through<p>This soup was, to be frank, a catalogue of disasters. I am not sure that I’ve ever got into such a mess making such a simple dish. It is therefore testament to how fantastically satisfying and delicious it is that, rather than write off this weekend’s …

Food Preservation

Deadmau5 Brings Hockey Into the 21st Century with New Toronto Maple Leafs Anthem

We can only hope Chromeo are working on their own track for the Montreal Canadians.<p>Following previous forays into amateur motor sports, virtual reality gaming, and YouTube talkshows, Deadmau5 has set his sights on the lucrative world of professional sports, composing an original song for the …

Shop Paint, Furniture, Rugs and More From Fixer Upper's Joanna Gaines and Magnolia Home Furniture

If you're a fan of the HGTV show <i>Fixer Upper</i>, you likely share our desire to crawl through the TV and move into one or more of the houses Chip and Joanna Gaines miraculously take from dismal and dilapidated to beyond amazing. And don't worry, you're not alone in your love for the sweet Texas couple …

How to Prevent Tent Condensation

Tent condensation happens to everyone. It’s one of the unavoidable consequences of camping or backpacking with a tent, but it’s usually just a …

How to improve your shooting

Don’t let FIFA and YouTube fool you: scoring 30-yard screamers isn’t easy. Finding the top corner, beating the keeper first time, even finishing a …

Save Yourself! A Guide to Self-Rescue

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>16933<p>16.9K<p>SHARES<p>You’re belaying your partner while he leads the sixth pitch of a cruiser 5.8 in the Cascades with …

Climbing

9 Tips to Make Your iPhone Run Faster

Technology is pretty great, and we all benefit from it. But sometimes, when it fails, it’s super frustrating. Waiting for your phone to load is totally a first-world problem, we know. However, you can’t deny that watching that pinwheel of death spin, or the blue screen of death is a special form of …

How the Navy SEALs Train for Leadership Excellence

Almost every world-class, high-performance organization takes training and education seriously. But Navy SEALs go uncomfortably beyond. They’re obsessive and obsessed. They are arguably the best in the world at what they do. Their dedication to relentless training and intensive preparation, …

Build the Resilience for Overwhelming Life Challenges with Segmenting

When we’re faced with a particularly difficult challenge in our lives, it can be hard for us to dig up the mental toughness we need to get us …

Oven Fried Buttermilk Chicken - Bunny's Warm Oven

Thoroughly wash and rinse chicken pieces, then place in a large bowl and pour the buttermilk over them. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate …

10 Insane Grilled Cheese Recipes Worth Dying For

<i>By Perry Santanachote</i><p>A recipe for grilled cheese may seem unnecessary, but so are ball pits, and that doesn't make them any less awesome. And unlike ball pits, there are some simple steps and affordable ingredients that can transform a standard grilled cheese into legendary status.<p>But before you …

A Navy SEAL Explains 8 Secrets to Grit and Resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …

Military