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Top 5 Reasons Every Conscientious Traveler Should Safari in Namibia

Namibia has Africa's largest game park, the world's oldest desert and the solar systems's largest meteorite -- at least of the ones we've recorded.<p>But the reason it deserves a spot on every traveler's bucket list is the same reason we drink fair trade coffee, buy from local farmers and forego big …

Wildlife

The Techno-Militarization Of America

Remember last year? Edward Snowden! NSA! Shock! Horror! Dismay!<p>Looking back I’m amazed we all seemed so surprised. Over the last decade, pretty much every arm of American authority invoked “homeland security” as an excuse to acquire boatloads of new technology, and used it to help expand their …

Forget 52 Destinations, Here's the One Place To Visit in 2014

Every travel media brand comes out with its annual recommendations on where to travel in the year ahead. The biggest list of them all, both in size …

Chromecast gets Plex, Vevo, RealPlayer, Viki and more with massive app update

Advertisement<p>18 Comments<p>Credit: Google<p>A few months ago, a developer source told me that Google (s GOOG) planned to release apps for its Chromecast …

12 experiences you can only have in Thailand

WHEN I FIRST settled in the northern city of Chiang Mai three years ago, I didn’t expect to see much apart from temples, crowded markets, and carts …

America’s Economy Is Officially Inside-Out

This is the first generation of Americans in modern history expected to enjoy lower living standards than their forebears. It is the first generation in modern history whose life expectancy is dwindling. It is the first generation of modern Americans whose educational attainment is declining. It is …

Knot Standard Sells Tailored Suits and Menswear Online

Men typically don’t enjoy clothes shopping, and in particular the fitting element of that process — as a guy I’m qualified to speak on that: yet all men like to look good in nice clothes and sharp suits. That’s a conundrum that Knot Standard — a New York-Dubai based company — is aiming to fix… with …

Silicon Chasm

<i>Atherton, Calif.</i> <br>"If you live here, you’ve made it,” David Berkey said to me as I rode shotgun in his car two months ago through the Silicon Valley’s …

Silicon Valley

How To Make The Best-Ever Pimiento Cheese

Did you know that this was easy? Because it is.<p>Food52 is a community for people who love food and cooking. Follow us at Food52.com and on Twitter @Food52. And check out our new shop, Provisions, to get $10 off!

A weekend in Bloomington, Indiana

Forty-five minutes from Indianapolis, two hours from Cincinnati, two hours from Louisville, and three hours from St. Louis, Bloomington kind of makes …

Pok Pok's Salt-Crusted Fish with Chile Dipping Sauce

<i>This week's guest editor is JJ Goode, the writer behind Andy Ricker's new cookbook, Pok Pok. All week, he'll be sharing some of his favorite recipes from the book, interviewing Andy about Thai cooking, and convincing us all to pick up a book and get in the kitchen.</i><p><i>Today: Build up the courage to</i> …

9 Monster Mashes

So you want to throw a Halloween party and you want to feed your guests. Something spooky, scary. Maybe there's a werewolf bar mitvah theme -- maybe everything has to be an ironic Wes Anderson reference or else everyone has to leave. Maybe you've put a ban on any costume that begins with "sexy". …

Transporter Sync turns your external hard drive into a personal, secure cloud locker

The folks at Connected Data made a splash back in May with Transporter v2.0, and they've just announced their second foray into the wonderful world of cloud storage with the Transporter Sync. Like its slightly larger predecessor, Sync offers Dropbox-like functionality without users having to …

Why Pork Chops Should Be Your New Dinnertime Staple

If you aren't a fan of pork chops, we're willing to bet it's because you've had one too many that were overcooked. We understand; that dry, leathery hunk of meat isn't something many of us would want to give another shot. But it doesn't have to be that way. When cooked right, pork chops rival the …

A do-it-yourself Breaking Bad tour of Albuquerque

It's over and done. We know Walter White's fate. The thrill of Heisenberg's transformation will grace our screens no longer.<p>Over its five aired seasons (sometimes called six, as the last season was split into two parts), TV series <i>Breaking Bad</i> became a cult hit, drawing in millions of viewers from …

Travel

18 Ways to Cook Chicken Thighs

The chicken thigh is the heavy-hitting ingredient of the speedy weeknight dinner menu.<p>The chicken thigh is our favorite heavy-hitting ingredient of a speedy weeknight dinner. It's inexpensive. It's flavorful. It's versatile. Need proof? Head the butcher counter at your local supermarket. Then, …

Cooking

Genius Pimento Cheese (+ Grilled Pimento Cheese and Bacon Sandwiches)

<i>Every week on Food52, Senior Editor Kristen Miglore digs up Genius Recipes -- the ones that make us rethink cooking myths, get us talking, and change the way we cook.</i><p><i>Today: Cheese, mayonnaise, and pimentos shouldn't be this good together.</i><p>Pimento cheese is, at its core, nothing but tufts of unmelted …

Cooking

Braising Recipes Slideshow

Cooking

The next food trends predicted by travel writers

Climb aboard the food trend train: what’s cool today will be passé tomorrow. New food trends arrive on the scene every year, whether you’re ready for them or not. Some will be local foods cast into the spotlight by changing tastes, novel techniques or a hefty dose of whimsy, but most will be …

Sous-vide Cooking

Five Breathtaking Lake Hikes Near Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City is known for epic skiing in the winter, however, summertime offers some of the region's best hiking opportunities. Numerous hikes include lakes as destinations and are just minutes from Salt Lake City ski resorts, which offer a variety of summer activities and lodging deals.<p>These …

Hiking

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Tomatillo Recipes (PHOTOS)

If you're a fan of salsa verde, you should know that it's all because of tomatillos. These green fruits that come protected in cute little husks -- much like gooseberries -- have made many Mexican meals better. But tomatillos aren't only good for making salsas, they have many more culinary …

Blend The Ultimate Frozen Margarita

Do better than the glorified booze slushie from the chain restaurant<p>“There’s nothing more refreshing than a well-made frozen margarita,” says David “Tipsy Texan” Alan, a Texas-based cocktail guru whose book, <i>Tipsy Texan: Spirits and Cocktails from The Lone Star State</i> is out now. “The problem is so …

Cocktails

Why Tipping Should Be Outlawed

Many people don't understand what a tip is for, mainly because it's not the way we choose to compensate most of our other people-facing professions. Imagine if when you went to the doctor, you decided how much he got paid based on how happy you were.<p>It was the coat check tips that did it, back when …

Hospitality

11 Ways to Get Creative with Pesto

<i>Just in time for the changing season, full of winter's hardy greens as well as the first herbs and soft lettuces of spring, we're bringing back this green-flecked roundup and updating it with a few of our newest favorite recipes.</i><p>Pesto should be your best friend for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It …

Where to Stay and Play in Los Cabos

There are a couple of reasons why celebrities (like Jennifer Aniston and George Clooney) are regulars in Los Cabos, the desert-meets-ocean resort …

Hiking

Get a Grip: How to Develop Grip Strength

Page: 1Next »<p>When it comes to strength, most people call to mind an image of a big deadlift, a big squat, or a big Olympic lift as an example. What …

Workouts